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BJP members walk out of 2G parliamentary committee


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members in the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of ... Read more...

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Former Congress legislator turns producer-actor


August 21st, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 21 (IANS) Former Congress legislator Sobhana George has turned producer and her first movie "Prethiksheyodae", about child labour, is slated for release next month.Child labour was one of ... Read more...

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Kerala legislator gets bail in murder case


August 21st, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 21 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislator T.V. Rajesh was Tuesday granted bail by the Kerala High Court in the murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker ... Read more...

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Sangma challenges Mukherjee’s election


August 21st, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Purno Sangma Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging Pranab Mukherjee's election as the president saying he held an office of profit while filing his ... Read more...

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Congress, Left slam Bengal government over rape cases


August 19th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) As the West Bengal government termed reports of recent rape cases as a "rotten campaign" against it, the Congress, a junior partner in the ruling alliance, ... Read more...

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Government discriminates against our states: BJP


August 19th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday accused the Congress-led central government of discriminating against BJP-ruled states.It said the central government was creating hurdles ... Read more...

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Neither BJP nor Congress will get majority in 2014: Mulayam


August 18th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Saturday said that neither the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nor the Congress would get a majority in the ... Read more...

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Special attention to needs of children: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was paying special attention to the needs of children and had made education mandatory by law, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Happy that youth interested in country’s progress: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said he was "happy" that more and more people, especially the young, were taking interest in issues related to ... Read more...

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Special attention to the needs of children: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was paying special attention to the needs of the children and had made education mandatory by law, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Dikshit gets new parliamentary secretary


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has appointed Congress legislator Mukesh Sharma as her parliamentary secretary, an official statement said Tuesday.The post had been vacant since ... Read more...

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CPI(M) MLA Rajesh denied bail, Jayarajan’s remand extended


August 14th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur, Kerala Aug 14 (IANS) While arrested CPI(M) legislator T.V. Rajesh's bail plea was dismissed, the judicial remand of party leader and Kannur district secretary P. Jayarajan was extended till ... Read more...

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Social Security surplus to be gone by 2013


August 13th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social Security is a project that has a lot of benefits to the babies and most of them have availed the benefits that come along with ... Read more...

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Ramdev has been exposed, says Congress


August 13th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Congress Monday accused yoga guru Baba Ramdev of fighting a "political battle" in the name of campaigning against black money and said his ... Read more...

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I’ll welcome Rahul Gandhi to UPA government: Manmohan Singh


August 11th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said he would welcome Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government."I have always said ... Read more...

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President honours freedom fighters


August 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday honoured and feted freedom fighters to mark the 70th anniversary of the Quit India Movement at an elegant ceremony that ... Read more...

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Rename India as Bharat, says Congress MP


August 9th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) India should be renamed Bharat in the constitution of the country, a Congress parliamentarian has demanded in a constitutional amendment bill introduced in parliament Thursday.Congress MP ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu governor visits Deshmukh


August 9th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah Thursday called on ailing union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh at Global Hospital here Thursday, said a hospital official."The Tamil ... Read more...

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Kerala legislators to visit China


August 8th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 8 (IANS) Ten Kerala legislators will soon visit China, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Wednesday.Minister for Planning K.C. Joseph will lead the delegation, which includes three from the ... Read more...

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Dimple Yadav takes oath as Lok Sabha member


August 8th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, the wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Wednesday took oath as a Lok Sabha member from Kannauj. She had won the ... Read more...

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Deshmukh still critical


August 8th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, admitted to Global Hospital here, continues to be critical, a hospital official said Wednesday.The minister's family members would ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh rushed to Chennai hospital (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was rushed to a Chennai hospital Monday afternoon for treatment of suspected cancer, a Congress official said.The 67-year-old Deshmukh, ... Read more...

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Ex-Haryana minister’s effigy burnt


August 6th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 6 (IANS) Protestors here Monday burnt an effigy of Haryana's former minister of state for home Gopal Goyal Kanda, booked for abetment to suicide of a 23-year-old ... Read more...

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Anna lacks confidence in his team, says Congress


August 6th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Anna Hazare lacked confidence in Team Anna and that's why he had disbanded his team, the Congress said Monday."Actually, we don't want to make ... Read more...

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Goa may shut down nearly 10 illegal mines


August 6th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 6 (IANS) Forty mining leases, out of which around eight to 10 mines are operational, could be cancelled, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the monsoon session of the ... Read more...

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Team Anna’s political alternative will be an ‘andolan’, says Kejriwal


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Throwing light on its proposed "political alternative", Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said Friday that it would not be a party but an "andolan" ... Read more...

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Knew Team Anna had political ambitions: Congress


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A day after Team Anna announced its plans to float a party, the Congress Friday said it had been saying that the political nature of ... Read more...

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Team Anna cannot be alternative to BJP: Gadkari


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari Friday welcomed Anna Hazare and his team's announcement to enter the political arena but stressed that it ... Read more...

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Twitter, Facebook get active on Team Anna’s political ambitions


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social networking sites went abuzz as soon as Anna Hazare announced that his team would seek to form a "political alternative", with many welcoming ... Read more...

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Team Anna will realise responsibilities, compulsions: Soni


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Welcoming Team Anna members' decision to end their fast, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Thursday said their move to form a political alternative ... Read more...

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Government could force-feed Team Anna: Digvijay


August 1st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Wednesday indicated that the government could force-feed members of Team Anna if they continue their indefinite fast in support ... Read more...

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Erosion threatens Goa’s beaches, says minister


August 1st, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) Erosion threatens one-fourth of Goa's sandy beach stretches along the 105-km coastline, a minister told the state assembly Wednesday.In a written reply to the legislative assembly, ... Read more...

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Congress to ascertain facts on Darda’s Modi remarks


July 31st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Congress has decided to "ascertain the facts" regarding its MP Vijay Darda praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Ahmedabad ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Third Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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Congress takes dim view of party MP praising Modi


July 29th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Congress Sunday took dim view of party MP Vijay Darda's remarks at a function in Ahmedabad terming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a ... Read more...

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