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New UP Congress chief inherits a legacy of failures (News Analysis)


September 12th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Will Nirmal Khatri, the little-known newly appointed Uttar Pradesh state Congress president, be able to turn the fortunes of India's grand old party and bring ... Read more...

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SC suspends Sajjan Kumar’s trial in 1984 riots case (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday suspended the trial of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that took place in ... Read more...

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Agatha Sangma skips third event in 10 days to avoid media


June 30th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) For the third time in 10 days, Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha Sangma skipped an event Saturday, apparently to avoid media scrutiny ... Read more...

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Seven Karnataka ministers loyal to Yeddyurappa offer to quit


May 12th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe corruption charges against B.S. Yeddyurappa, the former Karnataka chief minister secured ... Read more...

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Sack Raja Bhaiyya from UP cabinet, demands BSP


May 11th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Friday asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to drop cabinet colleague Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya as he ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP infighting intensifies


May 9th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Factional in-fighting in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka intensified late Wednesday with legislators supporting former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa launching a signature ... Read more...

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Government told to decide fast on bio-fuels programme: Parliament panel


May 7th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Rapping the rural development ministry's land resources department for the "inordinate delay" in finalising a bio-fuels programme, a parliamentary panel has sought for the matter ... Read more...

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BJP wants Deshmukh to go over land row


April 5th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The BJP Thursday sought central minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's resignation after the Supreme Court pulled him up over land allocation when he was Maharashtra's chief minister.The ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s BJP in uncertain mode as assembly session nears (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 17th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Will D.V. Sadananda Gowda remain chief minister and present a full budget for 2012-13; Will this be the last session of the assembly though it ... Read more...

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I am not on trial, system is: Trivedi


March 16th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi was a surprise speaker at the India Today Conclave which opened here Friday.Trivedi has been in the eye of the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court urges self-caution on exercising its powers


March 15th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has urged self-caution in exercising its inherent powers under Article 142 of the constitution and should take recourse to these only sparingly."In ... Read more...

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US Congress extends tax cut, jobless benefits


February 18th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) The US Congress approved Friday a 10-month extension of the payroll tax cut and federal unemployment benefits.The bipartisan measure, which passed the House of Representatives ... Read more...

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Kashmir cabinet to study AFSPA’s continuance


December 30th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir cabinet is likely to meet Monday to examine the situation with the Armed Forces Special Powers Act still in force in ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu cabinet reshuffled, two dropped


December 10th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) In another reshuffle of her cabinet within a month, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Friday inducted two ministers and dropped two.According to a statement from Governor ... Read more...

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Bengal farmers to be paid by cheque to avoid fleecing: Mamata


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dankuni (West Bengal), Dec 2 (IANS) Farmers in West Bengal will henceforth be paid through cheque for the grain procured from them by the government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Cop facing probe into farmer deaths injures himself


November 7th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) A Mumbai deputy commissioner of police - embroiled in the controversy over the death of three protesting farmers in Pune in police firing - Monday suffered ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to nominate Arunachal chief minister


October 29th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will next week nominate a successor to outgoing Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Jarbom Gamlin who resigned from the post Friday ... Read more...

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Anna denies rift in his team


October 17th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Anna Hazare Monday denied reports of a rift in his team and said it "will stand united"."Nothing will affect our integrity -- neither the ... Read more...

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US see no mediatory role for India in Afghanistan


October 5th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) The United States has welcomed the strategic partnership agreement between India and Afghanistan, but said it was not looking for any mediatory role for New ... Read more...

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Karnataka chief minister, governor agree to disagree (Letter from Karnataka)


September 25th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) Karnataka, hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons for months now, is witnessing a peculiar playout between the new Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda ... Read more...

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Lokpal debate in parliament Saturday; Anna firm on key demands (Roundup)


August 27th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Parliament will Saturday hold a special sitting to take up the Lokpal issue in a bid to end the dragging fast by Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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Taking high inflation to be normal is dangerous: RBI


August 25th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India Thursday warned that accepting high inflation as the "new normal" would be dangerous even as it predicted inflation to remain high ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa on slippery wicket; BJP to take a call Thursday (Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S.Yeddyurappa appeared to be on slippery wicket as party leaders who heard him out at a meeting here late Wednesday evening, deciding ... Read more...

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BJP likely to decide Yeddyurappa’s fate Thursday


July 28th, 2011 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S.Yeddyurappa Wednesday explained his position to the party leadership in the wake of his indictment in the report on illegal mining submitted ... Read more...

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BJP keeps Karnataka options open ahead of Lokayukta report


July 26th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is keeping its options open on Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who might be strongly indicted in the ombudsman's ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa says he won’t quit, Gadkari to decide (Roundup)


July 25th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Facing indictment in illegal mining, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday said he would not resign and said he had left the decision to ... Read more...

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Vastanvi loses Deoband job for praising Narendra Modi (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), July 24 (IANS) Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi was on Sunday removed from the coveted position of vice chancellor of the Darul Uloom Deoband, widely recognized as India's ... Read more...

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NGO recommends review of power scheme


July 1st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The central government-backed rural electrification scheme, Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojna (RGGVY), should be reviewed prior to its continuance during the 12th Five Year Plan ... Read more...

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Government should persuade Balakrishnan to step down: Former CJI


June 26th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The government should "persuade" National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) head K.G. Balakrishnan to step down, said former chief justice of India J.S. Verma."I have said ... Read more...

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Chandigarh debates: To shop or not to shop on Sunday


June 19th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Having emerged as one of the most favoured destinations for shopping and business activity north of Delhi, Chandigarh is now going through a dilemma - whether ... Read more...

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Maruti workers’ strike continues, talks fail


June 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana continued for the eighth day Saturday as talks between the workers and management failed ... Read more...

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Haryana bans Maruti workers’ strike


June 10th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) The Haryana government Friday banned the ongoing strike at the manufacturing plant of India's biggest car manufacturer Maruti, at Manesar near Gurgaon.Minister of State for Labour ... Read more...

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Yunus opposes government move to control Grameen Bank


May 26th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 26 (IANS) Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has warned that Grameen Bank, from which he has been ousted, could be in deep trouble if the Bangladesh government amends the ... Read more...

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Grameen stakeholders should protest, says Yunus


May 18th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 18 (IANS) Predicting difficult times ahead, Bangladesh rural credit pioneer Muhammad Yunus has asked shareholders of the Grameen Bank to protest against any attempt to "take away" ... Read more...

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Congress shies from demanding Karnataka government’s sack


May 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Congress Monday shied from giving its nod to the Karnataka governor's reported recommendation for dismissal of the state government and instead appealed to ... Read more...

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