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Singur farmers have the right to take back land: SUCI-C


June 29th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Stating that the British-era Land Acquisition Act cannot be a yardstick for justice, the Socialist Unity Centre of India-Communist (SUCI-C) Friday said the farmers of ... Read more...

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China must probe self-immolation cause: Dalai Lama


June 29th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 29 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has asked China to investigate the causes behind a string of self-immolation in Tibet."These sad events are evidently not taking ... Read more...

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This is not the change we wanted: Bengal intellectuals


April 17th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Expressing concern over instances of "police excesses" in West Bengal, a section of human rights activists and intellectuals Tuesday said people were fast losing trust ... Read more...

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Castro pokes fun at Obama’s summit outfit


April 10th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 10 (IANS/EFE) Fidel Castro poked fun at US President Barack Obama's plans to sport a guayabera - a tropical shirt that is Cuba's official garment - during ... Read more...

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Cuba battles corruption


February 21st, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) Control, prevention and participation by the community are "essential" in Cuba's battle against corruption and indiscipline in state corporations, the Communist-ruled island's controller general said."The job ... Read more...

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Accuse Achuthanandan in land scam case, says vigilance


January 11th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) An ongoing vigilance probe, in a case of land transferred to a relative of CPI-M leader and former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan, has recommended that the ... Read more...

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Raul Castro’s daughter launches blog


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 23 (IANS/EFE) Mariela Castro, the daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro and director of the National Sexual Education Center, has launched a blog."El blog de Mariela Castro" featured ... Read more...

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Sean Penn a communist: Cuban actress Maria Alonso


December 21st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 21 (IANS) Cuban actress Maria Conchita Alonso has termed veteran star Sean Penn a "communist".The former co-stars were recently spotted screaming at each other at the ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s Mercy Hospital to close down


December 12th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) In a fall out of the AMRI Hospital fire tragedy, the authorities of Mercy Hospital in upmarket Park Street has decided to close down operations after ... Read more...

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Chavez says chemotherapy will make him bald like Yul Brynner


July 29th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 29 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said the cancer treatment he is undergoing will cause him to begin losing his hair in a few days, joking that his ... Read more...

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Trinamool ally against opening of retail trade sector


July 25th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Trinamool Congress ally Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) has termed as "sinister" the United Progressive Alliance government's move to open the retail trade sector to ... Read more...

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Trinamool ally SUCI-C opposes legislative council revival


June 27th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress' bid to revive the West Bengal Legislative Council has been opposed by its ally Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist), which feels ... Read more...

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Nepal court asks government not to extend tenure ‘endlessly’


May 25th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) With only three days left for Nepal's interim constitution to become invalid, parliament's tenure to end and the government to face dissolution, the Supreme Court came ... Read more...

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US issues new rules for travel to Cuba


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The US Treasury Department Thursday published new rules governing travel to Cuba which include the relaxation of some of longstanding regulations that were announced in ... Read more...

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NCP forges alliance with Trinamool, gets one seat


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Tuesday forged an alliance with the Trinamool Congress for the April-May assembly polls in West Bengal. The NCP will field its ... Read more...

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Trinamool names 228 candidates, leaves 64 seats for Congress (Roundup)


March 19th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Delivering a severe blow to the proposed alliance with the Congress for the upcoming West Bengal assembly elections, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Friday announced ... Read more...

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Trinamool names 228 candidates, leaves 64 seats for Congress (Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Friday went ahead on its own and released a list of 228 candidates for the upcoming West Bengal assembly elections, leaving only ... Read more...

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Obama is a communist: Victoria Jackson


February 24th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Comedian/actress Victoria Jackson, who has become a voice in the national political conversation, had called US President Barack Obama a communist.Jackson, 51, who has been making ... Read more...

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Bengal polls: Mamata urges Congress for alliance


February 20th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Sunday appealed to the Congress to ally with her party to jointly fight the coming West Bengal assembly elections."We ... Read more...

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Berlusconi admits he’s ‘a sinner’, accuses opponents of staging ’show trial’


February 12th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Italy's Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has admitted that he "sometimes is a sinner", but also accused opponents of using Soviet-style spying to oust him in a political coup.Berlusconi, ... Read more...

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Palin uses Facebook to remove confusion over Sputnik Moment remark


January 29th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.29 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin understands the history of Sputnik.That is the case she is making today on Facebook, clarifying remarks ... Read more...

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Nepal parties riven with dissent ahead of 17th PM poll


January 12th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) Even six months after Nepal's Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal stepped down under pressure from the opposition Maoists, the republic's major parties remain deadlocked in a ... Read more...

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Paritala Ravi’s Life Revealed Through “Rakta Charitra”


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena kar, Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest Vivek Oberoi flick, "Rakta Charitra", has been released today. The movie is based on the life and struggle of an Andhra politician, Paritala Ravindra, ... Read more...

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German Chancellor Merkel still hoards food 20 yrs after Iron Curtain fell


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel has admitted that she still has the urge to hoard food two decades after East and West Germany were reunited, because it is ingrained ... Read more...

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Tare Music Audio Released


September 28th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kannada film Tare, produced by Ravish, has released its music audio on Saturday evening in a function at Green House Raj Milan. The rights of the songs ... Read more...

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Cuba to cut 500,000 state jobs


September 14th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban government has announced that it will immediately initiate changes in its employment policy that will include, among other things, cutting more than 500,000 workers from the ... Read more...

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‘I was dead’ but then resurrected: Fidel Castro


August 31st, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 30 (DPA) Historic Cuban leader Fidel Castro describes the illness that caused him to step down from power in near-religious terms, calling his health ordeal a "calvary" and his ... Read more...

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Mamata for giving forest rights to tribals


August 9th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Midnapore), Aug 9 (IANS) Strongly pitching for granting of forest rights to tribals, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said she will request the central government to bring a comprehensive ... Read more...

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Maoists destroy trucks carrying bauxite in Jharkhand


August 4th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lohardaga (Jharkhand), Aug 4 (ANI): Maoists burnt three trucks carrying bauxite mineral on Wednesday in Jharkhand's Lohardaga District during the ongoing five-state-shutdown."The supporters of the MCC (Maoist Communist Centre of India) burnt ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan on ‘leave’ for ayurveda therapy


August 4th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 4 (IANS) Kerala's Communist Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan has taken an official break from work to undergo a week-long ayurveda rejuvenation therapy. An official source said that for the next one ... Read more...

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Obama compared to Hitler, Lenin in Tea Party billboard


July 14th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has been compared to Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Lenin in a roadside billboard created by a branch of the Tea Party in Iowa.According ... Read more...

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Acting Is Like Death, Because Like Death, Acting Bhi Aap Ke Paas Bolke Nahin Aati Hai: Seema Biswas


July 6th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Seema Biswas tells Jyothi Venkatesh that most of her co-actors get the shock of their lives when they realize that she is very down to earth ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoist from Bihar held in Delhi


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A 32-year-old suspected Maoist has been arrested from Delhi's Govindpuri area, police said Friday. "Ajay Kumar Singh was apprehended two days ago on a tip-off," Deputy Commissioner of ... Read more...

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Jon Voight attacks Obama’s ’socialistic, Marxist’ agenda


April 13th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 13 (ANI): Jon Voight reminded of 50s communist Joe McCarthy when he indulged in red-baiting against the White House.The Oscar winner appeared on Fox News and gave an ... Read more...

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Dissidents say repression on the rise in Cuba


February 19th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 19 (IANS/EFE) The unofficial Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation has said that four political prisoners were released from prison in January, but it added that "political repression ... Read more...

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