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Anna discusses party formation


September 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Anna Hazare, in a meeting with his team members in Ralegan Siddhi Saturday, expressed concern over the selection of candidates for an independent political ... Read more...

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SC to examine plea to bar criminals from voting


September 5th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday decided to examine a plea seeking to bar people with criminal background from getting registered as voters and contesting elections to ... Read more...

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UP to hold students union polls on Lyngdoh panel pattern


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Students union polls in Uttar Pradesh would be held on the basis of recommendations made by the high-powered Lyngdoh Committee, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ordered ... Read more...

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Man shot at in west Delhi area


July 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A 36-year-old man was fired on by three armed assailants here in the capital, police said Wednesday.The shooting was reported around 7.30 p.m. Tuesday from ... Read more...

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A third of presidential electoral college tainted


July 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As people's representatives are set to elect a new president soon, data compiled by a think tank shows nearly a third of the electoral college ... Read more...

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Delhi youth with criminal background found murdered


July 8th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Just 10 days after his release from Delhi's Tihar Jail, a 25-year-old youth was found murdered here with at least 15 stab wounds on his ... Read more...

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Two legislators linked to Ranvir Sena chief murder?


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 8 (IANS) Two legislators of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) are reportedly under surveillance over the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', police sources said Friday.Sunil ... Read more...

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Electoral reforms key to good governance: EC chief


April 17th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Strongly advocating electoral reforms to disallow candidates with criminal background from contesting elections, poll panel chief S.Y. Quraishi Tuesday said free and fair voting will ... Read more...

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Speed up poll reforms, Quraishi urges PM


April 13th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Friday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for speeding up long-pending electoral reforms.Sources said the poll panel chief in ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll before presidential election: CEC


March 31st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Saturday said the commission would like to hold Rajya Sabha polls for Jharkhand before the presidential elections."We would like to ... Read more...

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Kejriwal renews attack on ‘criminal’ MPs (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 30 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, who faces a privilege motion from the Lok Sabha, reiterated Friday that parliament's "tendency to induct criminal MPs" was increasing."A ... Read more...

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Kejriwal renews attack on ‘criminal’ MPs


March 30th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 30 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, who faces a privilege motion from the Lok Sabha, reiterated Friday that parliament's "tendency to induct criminal MPs" was increasing."A total ... Read more...

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Team Anna condemns Lok Sabha move to censure them (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Team Anna Tuesday condemned the Lok Sabha decision to consider a censure motion against them.Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said the whole country would ... Read more...

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‘Alemari’ - watch it for Yogi (Kannada Movie Review)


March 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Alemari"; Cast: Yogi, Radhika Pandit, Raakesh, Ramesh Bhat, Umashri, Mico Nagaraj, Aadi Lokesh, Raghuram; Screenplay-Lyrics-Direction: Santhu; Producer: B.K. Sreenivas, Krishna Prasad; Dialogues: Manju Maandavya; Music: Arjun Janya; Cinematography: Manjunatha ... Read more...

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Tainted, billionaire candidates on rise in seventh phase


February 24th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A total of 30 percent of the main candidates in the seventh phase of Uttar Pradesh's assembly eletions have a criminal background, and ... Read more...

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128 nominees in UP poll’s sixth phase face criminal cases


February 18th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) At least 128 of the 360 candidates for the sixth round of Uttar Pradesh assembly polls Feb 28 have criminal background, a report from ... Read more...

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35pc candidates with criminal cases in UP fourth phase


February 11th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Nearly 35 percent of the major candidates in the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh polls scheduled Feb 19 have criminal background, a report from ... Read more...

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Two minors gang raped in the capital


February 11th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Two minor girls were gang-raped in separate incidents in the capital, police said Friday.In the first incident, a minor girl was gangraped inside a moving ... Read more...

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Andhra excise ministers rules out resignation (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Under pressure to quit over bribery allegations, Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkataramna Wednesday said he was ready to face any probe but refused to resign.The ... Read more...

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Andhra minister asked to quit over bribe charge


February 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkataramna is under pressure to resign following an allegation that he accepted a bribe of Rs.10 lakh from a liquor trader.A ... Read more...

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No targeting of women visitors from Central Asia: India


January 13th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Amid reports that Indian missions have been asked to toughen screening for female visa applicants from central Asian countries, the government has clarified that there ... Read more...

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Vote for clean candidates, Aamir says


January 10th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan will urge people not to vote for candidates with criminal background in upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party spokesman sacked


January 5th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 5 (IANS) Barely a day after contradicting Samajawadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's son Akhilesh Yadav, party spokesman Mohan Singh was Thursday removed from his post.Mulayam Singh named ... Read more...

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Three criminals lynched in Jharkhand


January 4th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 3 (IANS) Three criminals were beaten to death by villagers in Jharkhand's Gumla district Tuesday, police said.According to police, the three criminals had allegedly gone to Solwa village ... Read more...

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New bank accounts mandatory for candidates


December 24th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) All candidates in the upcoming elections in Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand will have to open new bank accounts from which alone they ... Read more...

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Court acquits four suspected Maoists in 2007 massacre


December 15th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Thursday acquitted four suspected Maoists who were awarded death sentence for the 2007 massacre of 19 people, including the son of former ... Read more...

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ULFA’s Chetia reapplies for asylum in Bangladesh


November 20th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 20 (IANS) United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) general secretary Anup Chetia, presently in a Bangladeshi jail, has once again applied to a court there for political asylum, ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi held for killing senior citizen


November 17th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A Bangladeshi migrant, who along with his brother-in-law and a friend killed his former elderly landlady believing she had lots of money but found only ... Read more...

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Panjab University: Tracking down ‘criminal’ students


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Hit by rising incidents of campus violence, Panjab University (PU), one of the oldest varsities in the country, has taken some bold steps, including opening ... Read more...

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Civil society versus government: Between rock and hard place (Comment)


June 11th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Till Baba Ramdev spoilt it by shedding his saffron robes and running away in an off-white salwar-kameez, the so-called civil society had managed to project its battle with the government ... Read more...

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Will jailing bigwigs refurbish government’s image? (Comment)


April 30th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
The earlier belief that there are two sets of laws - one for the poor and another for the rich - is slowly being eroded. The process started more than ... Read more...

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Kidnapped toddler rescued, maid and accomplices arrested (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Five men and women with no criminal background but fed up of their menial jobs decided to kidnap the 18-month-old son of a south Delhi ... Read more...

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Dacoit gang busted, six arrested


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Six people allegedly involved in several cases of dacoities across Delhi have been arrested while preparing to target a factory in east Delhi, police said ... Read more...

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Kerala polls include 153 candidates with criminal background


April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 7 (ANI): A total of 153 candidates with a criminal back ground and 53 crorepati candidates will battle the elections from Kerala this year for the assembly elections.According to ... Read more...

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20 to 40 percent legislators have criminal records says embarrassed Chief Election Commissioner


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar.23 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in different parts of India, Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi has said that legislators with criminal records are a cause of grave concern ... Read more...

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