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Akhilesh Yadav calls on Mamata Banerjee (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) On a day when the Samajwadi Party (SP) indicated it would prefer Left parties over the Trinamool Congress for the Third Front, party leader Akhilesh ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav calls on Mamata Banerjee


September 12th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) On a day when the Samajwadi Party (SP) indicated it would prefer Left parties over the Trinamool Congress for the Third Front, party leader and ... Read more...

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We have sown seeds of Third Front: SP (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Urging all regional parties opposed to the Congress and the BJP to come together, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday said it had sowed the seeds ... Read more...

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Why back Pranab, BJP asks Trinamool


July 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Miffed over Trinamool Congress's decision to support Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential polls, the BJP Tuesday said it was unable to understand what "compulsion" ... Read more...

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NC leader intensifies attack on Congress


July 10th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 10 ( IANS) Even as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is trying to strengthen ties with the Congress, his uncle and additional general secretary of the National ... Read more...

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No regrets on not becoming PM, says Pranab


June 29th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee says he has no regrets that he could not become India's prime minister.In an interview to CNN-IBN, the veteran ... Read more...

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Trinamool shines in civic polls, loses near Nandigram (Roundup)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress stole a march over its opponents, winning four civic bodies, while the Left Front and the Congress clinched one each ... Read more...

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Win shows we can go it alone, says Trinamool; Congress slams (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Backed by its resounding victory in the West Bengal civic polls, the ruling Trinamool Congress Tuesday bragged about its ability to go it alone in ... Read more...

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Market regulator at fault in Sahara case, apex court told (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Wednesday informed that the stock market regulator could not have taken up the issue of Sahara group of companies mopping up ... Read more...

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Can Siachen be an ‘ice breaker’ for India and Pakistan? (Comment)


April 29th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari is taking a huge risk in trying to hype up public opinion, within Pakistan and on an international level, in favour of resolving the Siachen ... Read more...

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We won’t join UPA, but help it pass budget: SP


March 24th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Reiterating Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's prediction that Lok Sabha elections could be held "after a year", its general secretary Kiranmoy Nanda Saturday said ... Read more...

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Show respect, regard to artists: Big B


March 24th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says it upsets him when he sees people disrespect talent, especially at cultural performances."I see many a moment when the professionals play ... Read more...

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Metro starts check-in for international flyers


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Airport Express Line Thursday began checking in baggage of passengers headed to the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport at two key stations.In a ... Read more...

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Bengal opposition leader holds press meet on road


February 14th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Protesting against West Bengal assembly Speaker Biman Bandopadhyay's decision to ban media conference inside the assembly premises when the house is not in session, Leader ... Read more...

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Role reversal: Kalandars turn angels for sloth bears (Feature, With Images)


February 5th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 5 (IANS) "Rani was ours", says Aashiq Miyan, fondly looking at the sloth bear. But there is no remorse in the voice of this former 'kalandar' or bear ... Read more...

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Mamata a dictator, says Congress minister and quits (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Ties between West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and its ally Congress worsened further Tuesday as a Congress minister called Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee a dictator ... Read more...

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Mamata a dictator, says angry Congress minister


January 17th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Ties between West Bengal's ruling alliance partners Trinamool Congress and Congress worsened Tuesday with a Congress minister launching a no-holds-barred attack on Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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FDI in retail not to hurt kirana stores: Virbhadra Singh


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Defending the government's decision to allow foreign capital in multi-brand retail, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Virbhadra Singh Friday said that it will not ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike government compulsion: Sheila Dikshit


November 4th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday defended the petrol price hike, terming it a "compulsion" of the central government."There is a price rise, and there ... Read more...

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Modi’s fast biggest political stunt of the decade: Congress


September 21st, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The three-day fast of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was the "biggest political stunt of the decade", Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said Tuesday."The ... Read more...

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States can have own land laws: Jairam


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Asserting that the new land acquisition bill will be introduced in parliament next week, union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday said the states will ... Read more...

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Para-athlete Prasanta Karmakar lashes out at Bengal, Railways


July 30th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Arjuna Award winning para-athlete Prasanta Karmakar Saturday lashed out at the West Bengal government and the Railway ministry for not supporting him during his tough ... Read more...

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Mamata announces sops for Muslims


July 30th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, unveilinging scholarships and sops for the state's minorities, Saturday accused the previous Left government of sowing confusion by announcing ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ties: More than good looks needed (Comment)


July 30th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Every new initiative to improve India-Pakistan relations generates a faint stirring of hope. If anything, it underlines the deep desire for peace between the people of the two countries. If the ... Read more...

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Court warns Tiwari for refusing to give blood sample


July 28th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday sternly warned Congress leader N.D. Tiwari of "dire consequences" for refusing to provide his blood sample for DNA profiling to ... Read more...

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Not without Manish Malhotra, Karisma tells Vikram Bhatt


July 28th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Karisma Kapoor, who is returning to silver screen with "Dangerous Ishq", has told its director Vikram Bhatt that her favourite costume designer Manish Malhotra should be ... Read more...

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‘Gita’ teaching sparks row in Karnataka


July 17th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has landed in a row over its support to teaching of Hindu holy book 'Bhagvad Gita' in schools.The controversy ... Read more...

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Congress-DMK alliance will continue: Pranab (Second Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Amid speculation of a widening rift, senior Congress leader and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee met DMK chief M. Karunanidhi here Saturday and said the alliance ... Read more...

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Congress alliance with DMK will continue: Pranab (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Amid speculation of a widening rift, Finance Minister and Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee met DMK chief M. Karunanidhi here Saturday and said the alliance between ... Read more...

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Pranab urge states to cut levies on diesel, LPG


June 27th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has urged state governments to cut levies on diesel, kerosene and domestic LPG to provide some relief to the common ... Read more...

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Amitabh adopts ‘A Capella’ for ‘Bbuddah…’ song


May 27th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) After singing songs like "Rang barse" and "Main yahaan tu wahaan", Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has tried singing the title track of his forthcoming ... Read more...

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Coalition politics no excuse for compromises: Jaitley


May 9th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Monday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of not taking timely action against former communications minister A. ... Read more...

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Melody missing from today’s songs: Amitabh


May 8th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who once again went behind the mike to sing a song for Puri Jagannath's "Bbuddah..Hoga Tera Baap", feels today's songs ... Read more...

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High court relief for auto drivers


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday stayed the Delhi government's notification demanding Rs.15,000 from auto drivers plying in the national capital for installing GPS systems.Justice Indermeet ... Read more...

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Bhopal case verdict review a judicial compulsion: Apex court told


April 19th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Tuesday told that the Bhopal gas tragedy case fell in the rarest of rare category and the court must remove all ... Read more...

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