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Three Maoists nabbed in Kolkata


September 12th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Three Maoists, including the Communist Party of India-Maoist Kolkata city committee secretary, were arrested here and arms recovered from their possession, police said Wednesday.Avishek Mukherjee, was ... Read more...

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Maoists expel Odisha leader Sabyasachi Panda from party


August 10th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist has expelled its Odisha state organising committee secretary Sabyasachi Panda from the party, accusing him of an "enemy-like opportunistic stand ... Read more...

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Pranab will out-do Sangma in northeast: Congress


July 19th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 19 (IANS) The Congress party Wednesday said that UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee would garner more votes in the northeastern states than his rival Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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West Bengal teacher strips girl in class


June 28th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) A girl student was allegedly stripped in a class by a lady teacher in West Bengal after she ignored the teacher's diktat regarding dress code, police ... Read more...

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IOC starts London Olympics’ tickets probe


June 17th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has started a probe into claims that Olympic Games officials violated regulations regarding the sale of London 2012 tickets, the ... Read more...

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Congress distances itself from media bill (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday distanced itself from a bill on media regulation proposed by Meenakshi Natarajan, a Lok Sabha MP and an aide of party ... Read more...

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Congress distances itself from media regulation bill


May 1st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday distanced itself from a bill on media regulation proposed by Meenakshi Natarajan, a Lok Sabha MP and an aide of Rahul ... Read more...

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CWG case: Trial to resume March 13


March 6th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A CBI special court Tuesday decided to resume March 13 the hearing in a corruption case related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) held here. ... Read more...

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CWG case: District judge sends file back to trial court


February 21st, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Delhi district judge Tuesday sent the file of a corruption case releated to the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) to the trial court for hearing ... Read more...

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Agra jewellers down shutters to protest silver heist


February 21st, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 21 (IANS) Jewellers and bullion merchants in Agra went on an indefinite strike Tuesday downing shutters to protest police failure to nab armed bandits who looted silver worth ... Read more...

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Denied ticket, Goa Congress legislator slams Sonia


February 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's double-speak on 33 percent reservation for women has been exposed, party leader and Goa's only woman legislator Victoria Fernandes said Saturday, ... Read more...

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Expert committee under Rangarajan on sugar sector


January 27th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has constituted an experts panel on the sugar sector, which is among the last remaining industries in India still under ... Read more...

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After Kalmadi, his aides now get bail


January 21st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A CBI special court here Saturday granted bail to former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee secretary general Lalit Bhanot and former treasurer M.Jayachandran.This comes barely two ... Read more...

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CPI-M expels 570 cadres in Tripura


January 15th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 15 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has expelled over 570 leaders and cadres in Tripura as part of its rectification move while over 8,000 party members ... Read more...

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IOA adpots a wait and watch policy on Kalmadi


May 24th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has adopted a wait and watch policy in regard to its jailed president Suresh Kalmadi, taking the stand that he ... Read more...

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Court dismisses bail pleas of Bhanot, Verma (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A trial court Friday dismissed the bail pleas of former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee secretary general Lalit Bhanot and former director general V.K. Verma, both ... Read more...

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Bail plea of Lalit Bhanot, Verma dismissed


April 29th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A trial court here Friday dismissed the bail plea of former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee secretary general Lalit Bhanot and former director general V.K. Verma, ... Read more...

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Agra gears up for Ambedkar Jayanti celebrations


April 14th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Agra, April 13 (IANS) Preparations are in place for the three-day Ambedkar Jayanti celebrations beginning Thursday in Agra, often described as the Dalit capital of north India,.With a population of ... Read more...

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All involved in CWG scam must be quizzed: Kalmadi


March 15th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who was quizzed by the CBI for second time today in connection with alleged financial irregularities related to the ... Read more...

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CWG scam: CBI questions Kalmadi for second time


March 15th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday quizzed former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi for a second time in connection with alleged financial irregularities ... Read more...

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Four held for Netai carnage in Bengal


March 14th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Four men were arrested in West Bengal's West Midnapore district for allegedly firing at a group of people in Netai area Jan 7 killing nine, a ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Defiant Kalmadi says ready to face any probe


March 5th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Mar 5 (ANI): Former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who is under fire for alleged financial mismanagement in the conduct of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, asserting that ... Read more...

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IOC chief dismisses Iran claim that London Olympics logo is racist


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 2 (ANI): International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has dismissed claims by Iran that the London 2012 Olympics logo spells the word "Zion" and is racist.The Iranian National Olympic ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Bhanot, Verma sent to Tihar Jail till Mar. 15


March 1st, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): A Delhi court on Tuesday sent former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi's key aides Lalit Bhanot and V.K. Verma to Tihar Jail under ... Read more...

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Netai killings: Judicial custody for two CPI-M leaders


February 27th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) A court in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Sunday sent two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders to 14 days judicial custody for their alleged role in the ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Bhanot, Verma sent to five-days CBI custody


February 24th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): A Delhi court on Thursday sent former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi's key aides Lalit Bhanot and V.K. Verma to five days Central ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Only OC officials being targeted, says Kalmadi


February 24th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi/New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who is heading towards bigger trouble with the arrest of two of his close aides, on Thursday, ... Read more...

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British MPs for putting Kashmir at top of Foreign Office agenda


February 24th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad, Feb 24(ANI): The British parliament's Kashmir Committee Secretary General Richard Irwin Harrington has vowed to put the Kashmir issue at the top of the agenda list of the British Foreign Office.Addressing ... Read more...

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Have done nothing wrong, says Bhanot


February 24th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Lalit Bhanot, the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee secretary general arrested Wednesday by the CBI, Thursday reiterated that he has done nothing wrong and all the decisions were ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Bhanot, Verma to be produced in court


February 24th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi's key aides Lalit Bhanot and VK Verma, who were arrested by the CBI in connection with alleged irregularities ... Read more...

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CBI arrests Bhanot, Verma in CWG scam


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi's key aides Lalit Bhanot and VK Verma in connection ... Read more...

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Corruption charges cloud Jharkhand National Games


February 16th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaRanchi, Feb 16 (ANI): The organizers of the ongoing 34th National Games in Jharkhand are facing corruption charges over equipment purchases and construction contracts.The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) ... Read more...

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Two CPI-M leaders arrested for Lalgarh carnage


February 14th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Two leaders of West Bengal's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) were Monday arrested for their alleged connection with the Jan 7 killing of nine people in Lalgarh. ... Read more...

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Indian Olympic Association backs Kalmadi, says Trilochan Singh


February 12th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Feb 12(ANI): Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Vice President Trilochan Singh on Saturday defended IOA President Suresh Kalmadi, and said that he will remain in his post till 2012."He (Kalmadi) is ... Read more...

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Lalgarh carnage: Police announce reward for information


February 12th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) The criminal investigation department (CID) of West Bengal police probing the Lalgarh carnage Saturday released photographs of the accused including five Communist party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, police ... Read more...

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