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MIM chief urges Muslims to help Assam riots victims


August 18th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has called upon Muslims across India to help their brethren who were rendered homeless in recent Assam violence.Owaisi has ... Read more...

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Some truth in attacks on northeastern students: Lapang


August 17th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Meghalaya chief minister D.D. Lapang Friday said there has to be some truth in reports of students being attacked in southern states and these can ... Read more...

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Andhra minister resigns after CBI names him in charge sheet


August 15th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) A senior cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh resigned Tuesday night, a day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) named him in its fourth charge sheet ... Read more...

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Ramdev supporters head home, vow to oppose Congress


August 14th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Baba Ramdev supporters Tuesday vowed to kickstart a campaign against the Congress as they left Delhi for their homes after spending a ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned after Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Tuesday as soon as news came in of the death of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in a Chennai hospital.In ... Read more...

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Ram Jethmalani attacks Rahul Gandhi


August 14th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi was amongst those who had black money abroad, veteran lawyer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Jethmalani said ... Read more...

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Andhra minister named in Jagan’s illegal assets case


August 13th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) A senior cabinet minister and two bureaucrats of Andhra Pradesh were among 14 accused named by the CBI in its fourth charge sheet in ... Read more...

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Congress shielding those with black money abroad, says Ramdev (Second Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev Sunday hit out at the Congress after the government ignored his 5 p.m. deadline for acting on his demands - bringing ... Read more...

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SP leader’s son shot dead in Ghaziabad


August 12th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 12 (IANS) The son of a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader was Sunday shot dead in Ghaziabad by his own uncle in a dispute over buying a luxury car, ... Read more...

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Congress leader dies in mysterious circumstances


August 10th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman Congress leader died in a government hospital in mysterious circumstances here Friday, police said.The victim, identified as Sabeena Devol, resided in west ... Read more...

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Hooda washes his hands of Kanda


August 10th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Stating that he was a "law abiding citizen", Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Friday said Gopal Goyal Kanda was not part of his government any ... Read more...

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Congress importing illegal migrants in Assam: Jaitley


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) BJP leader Arun Jaitley Thursday accused the government of treating the Assam violence as a law and order problem and said the ruling Congress was ... Read more...

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Andhra students intensify stir over cap on fee reimbursement


August 9th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Opposition parties and students' groups in Andhra Pradesh Thursday intensified their protest against the government's move to cap the reimbursement of tuition fee of engineering and ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to CBI on Jagan’s bail plea (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the CBI on jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's bail application in an illegal assets case, ... Read more...

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Tripura legislator accused of faking caste certificate


August 9th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 9 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Tripura Thursday demanded arrest and removal from the membership of the state assembly of ruling Left Front legislator Partha Das who, they ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to CBI on Jagan’s bail plea


August 9th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the CBI on jailed MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's plea for bail in a disproportionate assets case.An apex court ... Read more...

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Virbhadra determined to steer assembly poll (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Former union minister and five-time Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh is determined to lead the Congress in the upcoming assembly elections. And will ensure ... Read more...

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Amarinder Singh: Down and now out! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) That he and his Congress party were down in morale after repeated defeats in the elections this year was not hidden from anyone. ... Read more...

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Chidambaram assumes charge of finance


August 1st, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Palaniappan Chidambaram Wednesday took charge of the finance ministry after a gap of nearly four years, raising expectations that he would take steps to ... Read more...

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‘Some minister’s personal staff run Kerala government


July 29th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) A Congress legislator Sunday sharply criticised the party led-United Democratic Front government of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, saying some ministries were being run by the personal ... Read more...

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UP to get 148 model schools: Sonia Gandhi


July 26th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, July 26 (IANS) In the first visit to her Lok Sabha constituency in Rae Bareli after the Congress party's poll debacle in Uttar Pradesh, UPA chairperson Sonia ... Read more...

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Andhra to provide legal aid to IAS officers in Jagan case


July 24th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday decided to provide legal assistance to seven Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers under the scanner in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

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Sonia gifted first volume of 13-part Congress history


July 24th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was presented the first book in a 13-volume series chronicling the party's history from its inception in 1885 to India's ... Read more...

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Vijayamma’s fast in Telangana concludes amid protests


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) YSR Congress party honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma managed to fast for weavers' problems in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region amid violent protests by the Telangana Rashtra ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects plea for probe against Naidu (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea that sought a CBI probe against Telugu Desam Party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu for allegedly benefiting several companies ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects plea for probe against Naidu


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea that sought a CBI probe against Telugu Desam chief N. Chandrababu Naidu for allegedly benefiting a number of ... Read more...

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Telangana town tense as YSR Congress, TRS workers clash


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Workers of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and YSR Congress clashed in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region Monday, leading to tension.Trouble broke out in Karimnagar district's ... Read more...

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‘President’s post for Pranab reward for hard work’


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) The Congress party has rewarded Pranab Mukherjee with the president's post because of his attitude and commitment towards the responsibilities he has beengiven, former finance ... Read more...

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Celebrations at Pranab’s Delhi residence


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Boxes of sweets, bouquets of exotic flowers and drumbeats - celebrations began at UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee's residence here Sunday even before the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi must stick to his policy pillars (Comment)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Now that Pranab Mukherjee has been "kicked upstairs", the Congress party has cleared the way for Rahul Gandhi to be responsible for a larger role in the party and ... Read more...

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Kejriwal is BJP agent, says Digvijay Singh


July 21st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 21 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Saturday accused Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal of being an agent of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He also took ... Read more...

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Food poisoning death puts Kerala eateries on mat (Kerala Newsletter)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) It took the death by food poisoning of a 21-year-old to shake Kerala's health authorities out of their slumber on the lack of basic hygiene in ... Read more...

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Police foil OU students’ bid to march towards assembly


July 19th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Police Thursday foiled an attempt to take out a rally to the state assembly by pro-Telangana students of Osmania University who were demanding that legislators ... Read more...

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Jagan leaves jail to vote in presidential poll (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and former Andhra Pradesh minister Mopidevi Venkatramna Thursday cast their votes in the presidential election.Jagan, as the ... Read more...

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Andhra speaker first to vote presidential poll


July 19th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Polling to elect India's new president proceeded smoothly and briskly in the Andhra Pradesh assembly Thursday with speaker Nadendla Manohar the first to cast ... Read more...

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