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CBI summons BCCI chief in Jagan case


June 8th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief and managing director of India Cements N. Srinivasan in ... Read more...

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Throw Chidambaram out of cabinet, BJP tells PM


June 7th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday Asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to sack Home Minister P. Chidambaram after the Madras High Court refused to ... Read more...

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Kejriwal walks out of Hazare-Ramdev fast venue


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Saturday walked out of the venue where social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba Ramdev were fasting here ... Read more...

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Chinese police to be punishmed for prisoners’ abuse


May 31st, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) Police in China would now be punished with demotion or dismissal if they were found abusing inmates or connive in the maltreatment of prisoners, a government ... Read more...

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Pakistan not to contest Gilani contempt verdict


May 26th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) The Pakistan government has decided it will not appeal against the Supreme Court's verdict holding Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani guilty of contempt of court, ... Read more...

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TDP suspends ex-MP for meeting Jagan (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Friday suspended its former MP M.V. Mysoora Reddy for indiscipline after he met YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy.TDP chief ... Read more...

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TDP suspends MP following meeting with Jagan


May 25th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Friday suspended its politburo member and former MP M.V. Mysoora Reddy from the party for indiscipline.TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu suspended ... Read more...

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Jagan to appear before CBI today


May 25th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy will appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here Friday amid speculation that he would be arrested in ... Read more...

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Congress asks Akhilesh to act against BSP leaders


May 18th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Calling for stringent action against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leaders found involved in graft, the Uttar Pradesh Congress Friday told the Samajwadi Party government that ... Read more...

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Gilani vows to protect constitution


May 13th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said "come what may" he will protect the constitution, a report says."Come what may I will protect the ... Read more...

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No corruption case against me, says Gilani


May 12th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said in London that there is no corruption case against him, it was reported here.Gilani Friday said there is ... Read more...

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Nothing to hide in defence deals: Antony


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) With a row rocking the Indian Army's purchase of all-terrain heavy-duty Tatra trucks, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday told parliament that there was "nothing to ... Read more...

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Punjab’s long-march would tantamount to treason: Gilani


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said no province can launch a long-march against the federal government because such an act will tantamount to ... Read more...

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Kayani wants democracy to continue in Pakistan


May 1st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has reiterated that he would like to see the continuity of the democratic system in the country, amid ... Read more...

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Pakistan braces for anti-government protests


April 30th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) The opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party Monday announced a nationwide stir against the government of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani after he refused to ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to make law to seize corrupt officers’ properties


April 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 28 (IANS) In a move to curb corruption in government offices, Jharkhand Chief Miniter Arjun Munda has given his consent to an ordinance to set up special courts ... Read more...

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Gilani convicted: Imran Khan plans `tsunami march’


April 27th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Opposition leader Imran Khan is contemplating a "tsunami march" if the Supreme Court's decisions are "not respected" following the conviction of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Zardari’s children vow to stand by convicted Gilani


April 27th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's daughters have promised to "stand by" Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani who was convicted Thursday for contempt of court.Zardari's youngest ... Read more...

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Gilani’s conviction: Pakistani dailies see more turmoil ahead


April 27th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) More political turmoil lies ahead, Pakistani dailies said Friday as they debated "the gaping chasm between the weight of public expectation and the letter of ... Read more...

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Gilani convicted for contempt, opposition wants him out (Third Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) In fresh trouble for Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, the Supreme Court Thursday convicted him for contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption ... Read more...

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Gilani reaches Supreme Court


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday reached the Supreme Court that will give its verdict in a contempt of court case.Gilani was surrounded by ... Read more...

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Contempt case: SC to decide Gilani’s fate Thursday (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) It was judgment day for Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday with the Supreme Court expected to give its verdict in a contempt of ... Read more...

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Gilani convicted for contempt, gets symbolic sentence (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Thursday convicted for contempt of court by the Supreme Court that gave him a 30-second symbolic sentence for ... Read more...

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Gilani to appear before Supreme Court for sentencing


April 25th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday said he would appear before Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday for sentencing in a contempt of court case that could ... Read more...

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Gilani contempt verdict to be announced April 26


April 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court will announce April 26 the verdict in the contempt of court case against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for not writing ... Read more...

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Anna, Ramdev join hands, to hold fast June 3 (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 20 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba Ramdev will jointly sit on a day's token fast in Delhi June 3 to press for a ... Read more...

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BJP wins Delhi civic polls, but road ahead not so smooth


April 17th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has retained power in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), but the road ahead will not be so easy."We ... Read more...

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Zardari, Nawaz disappointed their voters: Imran Khan


March 25th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the country honoured President Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif but they disappointed their voters in ... Read more...

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Can’t write letter against Zardari: Gilani’s counsel to court


March 21st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) Appearing in a contempt of court case, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's counsel told the Supreme Court Wednesday that the government could not write ... Read more...

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Gilani’s defiance baffles Pakistani daily


March 17th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's "insolent stance" on writing a letter to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari has ... Read more...

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Research documents on Zardari’s immunity stolen


March 16th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Research papers dealing with immunity for heads of states were the only things stolen from the home of a Supreme Court official, a media ... Read more...

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Will face jail but not write to Swiss authorities: Gilani


March 15th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday reiterated that he will not write to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP split wide open (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hubli (Karnataka), March 11 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Sunday showed it functions as two units with former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa keeping open the option of leaving ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP crisis heads for flashpoint


March 11th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hubli (Karnataka), March 11 (IANS) The leadership battle in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is heading towards boiling point with former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa stating only time will ... Read more...

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Attorney general gets court order in Zardari case


March 10th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Attorney General Maulvi Anwarul Haq has received the Supreme Court's order in the controversial National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, Geo News reported Saturday.The order ... Read more...

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