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Paswan wants Nitish Kumar to quit over fodder scam


September 8th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ramvilas Paswan Saturday demanded the resignation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after a petition was filed in a Jharkhand court ... Read more...

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Minor girl commits suicide with father’s gun


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A 15-year-old committed suicide by shooting herself with her father's revolver at her residence here, police said Wednesday.Ayushi Singh, a class IX student of Kendriya ... Read more...

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Plea in SC seeks Assam government’s dismissal (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Monday by a petitioner seeking direction to the central government to advise the president to dismiss the Assam government in ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily rues lack of coordination to fight terror


July 13th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) The lack of coordination among security forces has given extremises more opportunities, a Pakistani daily said Friday, a day after nine police personnel were gunned ... Read more...

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Disconnect over Sri Lankan airmen being sent back (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In a clear case of disconnect, the Chennai wing of the Press Information Bureau said Friday that all the Sri Lankan airmen being trained near ... Read more...

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Gold medallist Pinki accused of being male, held for ‘rape’ (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) In a sensational development, Asian Games gold medal-winning athlete Pinki Pramanik was detained by police after a complaint was made that she is a male and ... Read more...

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Gold medallist Pinki accused of being male, held for ‘rape’ (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Asian Games gold medal-winning athlete Pinki Pramanik was detained by police after a complaint was made that she is a male and has allegedly raped a ... Read more...

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Police release MP’s son held for impersonating in Jamia exam


June 8th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The son of a Rajya Sabha MP from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was allegedly caught impersonating at an entrance exam of Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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Bar foreign educational institutions: CPI-M


June 1st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The CPI-M Friday asked the government not to allow foreign educational institutions into India.The Communist Party of India-Marxist said Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal ... Read more...

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Akhil ends fast; vows to strengthen anti-dam movement (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 28 (IANS) Assam's farmer leader and anti-dam activist Akhil Gogoi ended his 10-day-old fast Monday evening following an appeal from Anna Hazare.Extending his support to Gogoi, social ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP trade charges following Laxman’s sentencing


April 28th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The four-year jail term Saturday to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) former president Bangaru Laxman for accepting bribes triggered a political slugfest with the Congress ... Read more...

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Now fire in Bengal bus depot, minister says sabotage (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Kolkata continued to play with fire when the record room of the West Bengal government-run Calcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC) was destroyed in a blaze Sunday. ... Read more...

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Now fire in Bengal bus depot, minister says sabotage


March 25th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Kolkata continued to play with fire when the record room of the West Bengal government-run Calcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC) was destroyed by a blaze Sunday. ... Read more...

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‘Compensate youth whose hands were chopped off’


March 4th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 4 (IANS) The Bihar government has been directed to pay compensation to a 22-year-old whose hands were chopped off after he failed to repay a loan of Rs.300, ... Read more...

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Delhi told to pay damages for Tihar inmate’s suicide


February 6th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday asked the Delhi government to pay Rs.1 lakh to the kin of a Tihar Jail inmate who committed ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP spar over Rushdie’s cancelled visit (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday accused the Rajasthan government of playing an "active role" in author Salman Rushdie cancelling his visit to the Jaipur ... Read more...

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Rushdie controversy is case of match-fixing: BJP


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday termed as a "clear case of match-fixing" Salman Rushdie cancelling his visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan to take decision when charge sheet comes (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 (IANS) With his Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) having turned down his offer to quit after his name figured in a land scam, Kerala's Leader of Opposition ... Read more...

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BJP targets Chidambaram in parliament (Roundup)


December 20th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday targeted Home Minister P. Chidambaram in both houses of parliament, serving a breach of privilege notice in ... Read more...

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BJP seeks action against Chidambaram, forces adjournment of Rajya Sabha


December 20th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members Tuesday forced adjournment of the Rajya Sabha in the pre-lunch session on their demand that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Cops slept while dacoits struck, suspended


November 30th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Nov 30 (IANS) Maharashtra Police Wednesday suspended six policemen who were found sleeping on duty when dacoits struck in two places in this district last week.Thane Police Commissioner ... Read more...

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Human trafficker held in Chhattisgarh


November 11th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 11 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh man, alleged to be involved in human trafficking, has been arrested with 14 tribal girls and six others from the state's poverty hit Jashpur ... Read more...

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Katara murder case: Vikas Yadav withdraws bail plea


October 21st, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Vikas Yadav, serving life sentence along with his cousin for the murder of MBA graduate Nitish Katara in February 2002, Friday withdraw his bail ... Read more...

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Apex court notice to Hazare, Maharashtra, central government


October 17th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to Anna Hazare as well as the central and Maharashtra governments on a petition seeking a CBI probe ... Read more...

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Football scandal: Warner alleges conspiracy against CFU


October 14th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Oct 14 (IANS/CMC) Jack Warner has described as a "conspiracy" against the Caribbean the leak of a video appearing to show him urging officials to accept cash gifts ... Read more...

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‘Superstitious’ woman burns herself, two daughters alive


October 5th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A "superstitious" woman set afire her two daughters before setting herself on fire in an attempt at exorcism, police said Tuesday. All the three succumbed ... Read more...

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Explain differences between ministers on 2G, BJP demands


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday reiterated its demand to sack union Home Minister P. Chidambaram in the 2G spectrum scam, and sought to ... Read more...

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Haryana upset over Punjab minister’s ‘threat’ to official


July 21st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday took strong exception to the alleged threat by Punjab Irrigation Minister Janmeja Singh Sekhon to officers of the Haryana irrigation department at ... Read more...

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Nine cops suspended after Maoists flee from lock-up


July 13th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 13 (IANS) Nine policemen were suspended Wednesday in Chhattisgarh after two Maoists escaped from a police station lockup, just hours after they were caught in a combing operation, ... Read more...

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Pranab’s office bugged following Sonia’s orders: BJP


July 1st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Alleging that union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's office was "bugged" following instructions from Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said that ... Read more...

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No anticipatory bail for two Kerala builders


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 2 (IANS) Two builders of Apple A Day properties, who have been on the run since over 2,000 people filed a case of duping against them, were denied ... Read more...

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Plea in apex court for CBI probe against Maran, Aircel


June 1st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the role ... Read more...

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Court orders charge sheet against Kerala CPI-M leader


May 30th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 30 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Monday ordered a charge sheet to be filed against Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader M.V. Jayarajan by June 8 for his ... Read more...

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56 people hospitalised after food poisoning


May 21st, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 20 (IANS) As many as 56 people, most of them minors, were hospitalised Friday in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district after they complained of sickness - some of them falling ... Read more...

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Woman’s body found in bag in Mumbai


April 25th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) In another such case, the body of an unidentified woman in her 20s was found stuffed in a gunny bag inside a local train here Monday. ... Read more...

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