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Resentment brewing in Congress over Telangana


September 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Resentment is brewing in the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh with a section of leaders openly attacking the central leadership for talking to the TRS over ... Read more...

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Embarrassment piles on ruling BJP in Karnataka


September 18th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) The faction-ridden, scam-scarred ruling BJP in Karnataka Tuesday faced embarrassment as a senior leader demanded the resignation of state party chief and another of a deputy ... Read more...

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Three Badal government ministers resign in six months (News Analysis)


September 18th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Its second consecutive innings in power was a politically historic event. But just six months later, the Parkash Singh Badal-led Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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More cash, jewellery comes out of Fiza’s lockers


September 13th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 13 (IANS) A further Rs.1 crore in cash and jewellery worth over Rs.30 lakh were recovered from the lockers of Fiza Mohammed alias Anuradha Bali, the dead estranged ... Read more...

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Russian real estate major offers to invest in Punjab


September 12th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) A leading Russian real estate development company has expressed its interest in investing in Punjab's infrastructure sector, a state government spokesperson said here Wednesday."Boris Kiperman and ... Read more...

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Four more farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha


September 8th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was attending a massive 'Janata Darbar' (public hearing) in Yavatmal town of Vidarbha region, four debt-ridden farmers ... Read more...

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Punjabi film festival on anvil


September 6th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 6 (IANS) With Punjabi films again attracting audiences in theatres and more films being made in recent years, the Punjab government Thursday announced that it will organise ... Read more...

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Meghalaya forms panels on influx, tenancy laws


September 5th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Wednesday decided to form two committees to study the problem of influx and illegal immigrants and review the tenancy laws.Making a suo moto ... Read more...

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Travel Bangalore-Mysore on country’s longest bus


September 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Tuesday introduced the country's longest bus, at 14.5 metres and including a pantry and toilet facilities, to ply the 130 km between the state capital ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgn agrees to cut objectionable dialogue from ‘Son of Sardar’


September 4th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 3 (IANS) Film actor and producer Ajay Devgn Monday agreed to remove the objectionable dialogues and scenes from his film "Son of Sardar" before releasing it.The actor made ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal asks centre to check drug smuggling


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) With Punjab facing a huge problem of drug addiction among the people, especially the youth, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday asked the central government ... Read more...

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Few takers for Sushil Modi’s claim that Nitish PM material


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) There are few takers in his own BJP for Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's stand that Janata Dal-United leader and Bihar Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli: The don is finally nailed


August 31st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) The law has finally caught up with the Big Daddy of Mumbai mafia, Arun Gulabrao Ahir, or simply Arun Gawli, with a special court Friday ... Read more...

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Rs.411 crore supplementary budget in Jharkhand


August 31st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Friday presented a Rs.411 crore first supplementary budget in the state assembly.Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who is also in charge of the ... Read more...

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Jalandhar girl’s suicide: Woman police officer suspended


August 31st, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) A woman police officer was Friday placed under suspension and a probe was ordered by the Punjab government following a teenage college student's suicide in Jalandhar ... Read more...

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Special Guwahati-Bangalore train to run Sep 1


August 29th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 29 (IANS) A special train from Guwahati to Bangalore will run Sep 1 to help people from the northeast return to their places of study or work in ... Read more...

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‘Finding kinder face than Hingal’s difficult’


August 26th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) "It will be difficult to find a kinder face than Hangal's in the film industry," Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan said Sunday in a tribute to the ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister in Assam, urges people to return (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R. Ashoka Saturday assured people of the northeastern states of their security in Bangalore and other cities and requested them to return ... Read more...

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Karnataka deputy chief minister in Assam, to meet Gogoi


August 25th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R Ashoka arrived here Saturday on a three-day goodwill mission aimed at wooing back the northeast people who had left Bangalore and ... Read more...

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Manpreet Badal ploughs a lonely furrow (Punjab Newsletter)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) When the People's Party of Punjab (PPP) was floated in March last year, there were expectations that its leader and former Punjab finance minister ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rules out ban on rat-hole mining


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 22 (IANS) Meghalaya's draft mining policy does not propose to ban rat-hole coal mining despite widespread opposition to it, a minister said Wednesday.Rat-hole mining is a primitive method ... Read more...

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Assam asks railway to help people go back


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 22 (IANS) Assam has asked Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) to arrange special trains to allow northeastern people who had fled other states fearing attacks to return, said an ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister to visit northeast, ask people to return


August 21st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Karnataka Home Minister R. Ashoka Tuesday said he will visit northeast states soon to assure the people there that the state was safe and the thousands ... Read more...

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Bihar not to deposit funds in 21 banks


August 21st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 21 (IANS) The Bihar government will not deposit funds in 21 nationalized and private banks for their failure to provide credit to priority sectors like agriculture, ... Read more...

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No exodus of northeast people from Bihar: Modi


August 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Saturday said there was no report of exodus of northeast people from the state while security has been ... Read more...

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Ambedkar memorial work to be speeded up, says PM


August 18th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday led a delegation of prominent Dalits and Mumbaikars to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, urging him to expedite the process of ... Read more...

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Five held in Karnataka for spreading rumours: Shettar (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested five people and are hunting for four more for spreading rumours of an impending attack on people from the northeast in ... Read more...

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Congress leaders attend Shahnawaz Hussain’s iftar


August 18th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari, Speaker Meira Kumar and some senior Congress leaders attended iftar hosted by BJP MP Shahnawaz Hussain Friday.Among those ... Read more...

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Exodus of people from northeast continues from Bangalore (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) The exodus of people from northeast, including hundreds of students, from Bangalore continued Friday even as police arrested three youths for allegedly assaulting three Manipuri ... Read more...

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BJP to hold meeting to review economy


August 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party chief ministers and key leaders from all states will be meeting in Delhi Saturday to review the economic situation in the ... Read more...

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Mumbai violence: Raj Thackeray demands Patil’s resignation


August 17th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) After the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Friday joined the clamour for the resignations of Home Minister R.R. Patil and city ... Read more...

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Plans to revive hockey - in hues of pink and blue


August 17th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) With the present Indian hockey team giving its worst performance in the London Olympics, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal wants a colourful revival ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM assures protection to northeast students (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Thursday assured protection to students from the northeast in Bangalore as well as other parts of the state."Our police will offer ... Read more...

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Bangalore cops scotch rumours as northeast students flee


August 16th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Police Thursday scotched rumours that students from northeastern region living in the city would be attacked in retaliation for the ethnic violence in Assam, even ... Read more...

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Deshmukh’s mortal remains consigned to flames (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) A sea of humanity poured out on all roads leading to Babhalgaon village in this Maharashtra district as thousands paid their last tributes to their ... Read more...

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