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Congress should seek people’s verdict on FDI: Mamata


September 20th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Asserting that the Congress should seek people's verdict before pursuing "unrealistic, anti-people" policies like FDI in retail and hiking diesel prices, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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IOC-OCA observers not acceptable to IOA: Malhotra


September 13th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday made it clear that it was unhappy with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) appointing neutral observers for its elections ... Read more...

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IAC demands cartoonist Aseem Trivedi’s release


September 10th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Condemning the arrest of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi in Mumbai, India Against Corruption (IAC) Monday demanded that he be "unconditionally released" and "baseless charge of sedition" ... Read more...

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IAC demands cartoonist Trivedi’s release


September 10th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Condemning the arrest of political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, India Against Corruption (IAC) Monday demanded that he be "unconditionally released" and the "baseless charge of sedition ... Read more...

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Fortunate to have dream cast for ‘Satyagrah’: Prakash Jha


September 10th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Prakash Jha, who has managed to put together an ensemble cast for "Satyagrah", says that he is lucky to have Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgnm Kareena ... Read more...

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We saw negation of democracy this session: PM


September 7th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for disrupting parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday what was witnessed was "total negation" of ... Read more...

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CAG, government on same page: Kamal Nath (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday said the Congress-led UPA government and the country's official auditor were on the "same page" on the issue ... Read more...

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CAG, government on same page: Kamal Nath


September 5th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday said the government and the country's official auditor were on the same page.Kamal Nath was responding to reporters who ... Read more...

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Facing allegations for being a Jaiswal: Coal minister


September 4th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal Tuesday played to the gallery, saying he was being targeted because of his community and noted that the screening process ... Read more...

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Refrain from self-immolation, Tibetian government-in-exile appeals


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over the self-immolation protests in Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) based here Sunday appealed to its countrymen to refrain from such "drastic acts"."The ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray publicity-hungry: Nitish Kumar


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Sunday said that Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray is publicity-hungry and has nothing to do with democracy.Reacting to ... Read more...

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BJP has saved democracy, says Yashwant Sinha


August 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Retorting to union Communications Minister Kapil Sibal's comment that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was "destroying democracy", the BJP asserted Wednesday that the party ... Read more...

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Kerala prepares for Left-backed staff strike


August 20th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) The Kerala government has made elaborate arrangements to deal with the day-long strike Tuesday by Left-backed state government employees, said Home Minister T. Radhakrishnan."In a ... Read more...

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India needs to be poverty free, says PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India will deemed to have achieved true independence only when it abolishes poverty, illiteracy and hunger, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declared Wednesday.Addressing the nation ... Read more...

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Ramdev detained on way to parliament (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev was detained by police Monday as he led protestors towards parliament seeking the return of black money stashed abroad and an ... Read more...

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Clinton to attend late Ghanaian president’s funeral


August 10th, 2012 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will attend the funeral of late Ghanaian president John Evans Atta Mills who died July 24 following illness ... Read more...

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Ramlila happens every year: Khurshid


August 9th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Taking a jibe at Baba Ramdev's protest at Ramlila Maidan, union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Thursday said that "Ramlila takes place every year"."Ramlila takes place ... Read more...

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AIADMK to support Jaswant Singh


August 6th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday announced her party's support to the candidature of BJP leader Jaswant Singh in the vice ... Read more...

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People need political alternative: Anna


August 5th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Sunday said it was during his five-day fast at Jantar Mantar last week that he realised the need to give ... Read more...

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Putin calls for gradual transfer of power


July 31st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the transfer of power in Russia's political system must be gradual and continuity in the succession was important.Putin made ... Read more...

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South Korean activist allegedly electrocuted while detained in China


July 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- A South Korean activist who was detained in China in March is claiming to have suffered abuse at the hands of authorities there, including torture by ... Read more...

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Obama mourns Ghanian president’s death


July 25th, 2012 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has mourned the death of his Ghanian counterpart John Evans Atta Mills at the age of 68, praising his role in ... Read more...

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EU asks Bangladesh to address human rights violations


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh needs to address the issue of human rights violations because it is similar to violation of democracy, the European Union (EU) ambassador to the country ... Read more...

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Trinamool to vote for Pranab Mukherjee (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will vote for UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the July 19 presidential poll, party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton holds discussions with Egyptian military chief


July 15th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday held talks with the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi.She arrived ... Read more...

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Egypt to launch TV channel with fully-veiled women


July 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 12 (IANS/AKI) A new satellite TV channel managed completely by women donning the niqab or the full veil will begin broadcast in Egypt July 20, the first day ... Read more...

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Inter-party clashes on in Bengal: Chidambaram


July 5th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) In a veiled attack on the Mamata Banerjee government, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday noted inter-party political clashes were continuing in West Bengal, and ... Read more...

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Mass protests on Hong Kong anniversary


July 1st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) Thousands of pro-democracy marchers took to streets in Hong Kong as the former British colony marked 15 years since returning to Chinese rule.The rally takes place ... Read more...

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Court refuses to quash FIR against CPI-M leader


June 28th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 28 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday refused to quash a FIR registered against a CPI-M leader for a speech justifying murders, and asked police to go ahead ... Read more...

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Pranab seeks Trinamool support


June 28th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday again appealed to the Trinamool Congress to support his candidature for the country's top post.Mukherjee, ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM vows supremacy of parliament


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan's new Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has vowed to ensure supremacy of parliament, strengthen democracy and hold free and fair elections."Powers to all institutions ... Read more...

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Sangma appeals for NCP support


June 17th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma Sunday dismissed reports of backing out of the presidential race and appealed to his Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) ... Read more...

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Won’t let anyone derail democracy: Gilani


June 17th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said although conspiracies are being hatched to undermine democracy, his Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will not let this ... Read more...

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US military seeks greater engagement with India


June 8th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The United States aspires to have greater engagement with India sitting on an enormously important geostrategic location on the sea lines of communication from the ... Read more...

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Pope greets Queen Elizabeth


June 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, June 6 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message to Queen Elizabeth II, congratulating the British monarch on the Diamond Jubilee of her coronation, the Vatican ... Read more...

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