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Syndicate could turn tables on Pranab: Sangma (Interview)


July 11th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) A "syndicate" could turn the tables on UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, his rival P.A. Sangma Wednesday said, recalling 1969 when a conscience vote enabled ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi says he never threatened to quit UPA (Third Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday threatened to pull out of the UPA government over the hike in petrol prices but later did a quick U-turn.Shortly ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi says he never threatened to quit UPA (Second Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday threatened to pull out of the UPA government over the hike in petrol prices but later did a quick U-turn.Shortly ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi threatens to pull out of UPA (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday threatened to pull out of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government if it does not roll back the hike in petrol ... Read more...

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Three years of UPA-II: Not much to celebrate


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-II government completed three years in office Tuesday amid charges of policy paralysis and key initiatives remaining mired in fractious ... Read more...

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Mamata says her Park Street rape statement distorted


February 27th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Amid severe criticism from all sections of society for calling the Park Street rape "a cooked-up case", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday ... Read more...

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Soni backs Katju on media’s self-regulation


November 17th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Thursday defended Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju for initiating a debate on whether to have ... Read more...

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Disappointed with Bihar Lokayukta bill: Shanti Bhushan


November 11th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Echoing his Team Anna colleagues Arvind Kejriwal and Kiran Bedi, lawyer Shanti Bhushan Friday said he was "disappointed" with Bihar's Lokayukta bill as it gives ... Read more...

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Mamata’s 100 days: cheers and some sneers


August 26th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) The state could soon get a new name, teachers receive salaries on the first of every month, Darjeeling is quiet after a tripartite pact and ... Read more...

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Our people are very frustrated with violence: Pakistan rights panel chief (Interview)


August 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistanis are "very frustrated" with the state of affairs in their country where violence and abductions are now a way of life, says the ... Read more...

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BSP to lose power, SP will be No.1: poll


June 29th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is sure to be voted out in Uttar Pradesh next year while the Samajwadi Party (SP) will sit on ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike will have inflationary pressure: Industrialists


June 25th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) While conceding that the fuel price hike was inevitable, industrialists here Saturday said the increase in the rates of diesel, kerosene and cooking gas will ... Read more...

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I also face red tape: Nitish Kumar


March 17th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 17 (IANS) Bureaucratic red tape bothers not just the common person but also Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who believes it is a big impediment to the state's ... Read more...

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Consult before decisions like fuel price hike: Trinamool, NCP


January 17th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Concerned about the recent fuel price hike at a time when food inflation has hit double digits, the Trinamool Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have said ... Read more...

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Geelani downscales protest calendar, asks people for advice


November 10th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 10 (IANS) After an unrelenting five-month protest campaign of shutdowns and demonstrations, hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday sought suggestions from people in the Kashmir valley on the next ... Read more...

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Shop till you drop in Kolkata! It’s Durga Puja time


October 11th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 11 (IANS) With Durga Puja barely a couple of days away, shopping in Kolkata is at its peak. Saris, dhoti-kurtas, traditional jewellery, sweets, gift items have flooded the markets and ... Read more...

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All-party team to visit Jammu Tuesday


September 21st, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) The all-party team led by union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, which is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, arrives in Jammu Tuesday afternoon from Srinagar. ... Read more...

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Mamata takes dig at Rahul Gandhi


September 20th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) In an apparent jibe at Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's recent visit to West Bengal, Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday said she was ... Read more...

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Transgenders participate in Siliguri fashion show


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarSiliguri (West Bengal), Aug 23 (ANI): Transgenders took part in a fashion show in West Bengal's Siliguri city on Sunday, wearing both Indian and Western attires."We want to be respected ... Read more...

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Lukewarm response to shutdown in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Normal life remained largely unaffected in Tamil Nadu Monday during the dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by seven opposition parties to protest the hike in fuel prices. The strike was ... Read more...

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Tepid response to shutdown in Tamil Nadu


July 5th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Normal life remained unaffected in Tamil Nadu Monday as seven opposition parties began a dawn-to-dusk shutdown to protest the hike in fuel prices. Buses and trains were operating ... Read more...

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Will Keshav Pandit be the pride of Zee TV?


May 13th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):"Keshav Pandit'- a character which will represents a mix of Amitabh of 70's and Robin Hood is all set to surface on Indian television from the 15th ... Read more...

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BSP to back UPA on cut motion: Mayawati (Lead)


April 27th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati said her party would support the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government over the cut motion expected ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party protests Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Uttar Pradesh


December 8th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Dec.8 (ANI): Activists of Samajwadi party on Tuesday protested the two-day visit of Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi to Uttar Pradesh.The activists termed Rahul's visit to the region as a ... Read more...

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Not approached yet, but ready to be CIC: Kiran Bedi


November 23rd, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Patiala (Punjab), Nov 23 (IANS) Former top cop and Ramon Magsaysay award winner Kiran Bedi, whose name has been proposed by civil society members for the job of Chief ... Read more...

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Rajnath Singh asks media to be ‘responsible’


November 21st, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Saturday held that he had never asked the pilot of his private plane to take off from an airfield recently ... Read more...

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PGIMER denies role in patient’s death, family seeks compensation


November 4th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) The family of the young man who died at the PGIMER hospital here for want of timely treatment during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit Wednesday demanded compensation, ... Read more...

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Kolkatans fume at Albania’s proposal to take Teresa’s remains


October 13th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) Mother Teresa was a Kolkatan, part of the city's heritage and one could not give history away - be it intellectuals, Christian organisations or the ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography still a bestseller


October 1st, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) It has been 140 years since the birth of Mahatma Gandhi. And his autobiography continues to be a bestseller with annual sales of 200,000 ... Read more...

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Prayers, feasts and love - India celebrates Eid with fervour (Roundup)


September 21st, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) From Srinagar to Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai to Kolkata, India celebrated Eid Monday with millions of Muslims congregating at prayer grounds and mosques to bow down as ... Read more...

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Dr. Satinder Sartaj takes Sufism to music lovers across the world


August 30th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Aug.30 (ANI): Satinder Sartaj is today known as a poet and sufi singer not just in Punjab all over the country, even abroad among ethnic Indians.Born in a ... Read more...

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We have to change image of ugly Indian politician: Advani


August 17th, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday strongly emphasised on the need to change the image of Indian politicians. "The image of a politician in the ... Read more...

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Tere Mere Beach Main Farah Khan


August 6th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A new chat show on Star Plus, Tere Mere Beach Main to be hosted by Farah Khan, is all over the news. Well Telly Café dug up some insider info about ... Read more...

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The Indian voters’ wishes, hopes and helplessness


March 15th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Saraswati Devi, a 28-year-old domestic help, doesn't have many expectations from the Lok Sabha elections. She harbours just one hope - that the winner would ... Read more...

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Third Front will be only alternative political platform: CPI-M leader


March 13th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) The newly formed Third Front would be the only alternative to the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the near future, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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