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Mumbai gears up for Thursday’s shutdown


September 19th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Even as the BJP said it would enforce a total shutdown in Mumbai Thursday over FDI in retail, the city is likely to see only a ... Read more...

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Senior Al Qaeda commander killed in Yemen


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been killed by government troops in Yemen, SABA news agency reported citing military officials.Saudi ... Read more...

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‘Quota bill aimed at diverting attention from Coalgate’ (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday termed the introduction of a bill for quota in job promotions as a "diversionary tactic" by the Congress, to take away ... Read more...

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‘Quota bill aimed at diverting attention from Coalgate’


September 5th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed the introduction of a bill for reservation in job promotions as a "diversionary tactic" by the Congress, ... Read more...

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Badruddin Haqqani killed in drone attack: Report


August 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) American officials said they had strong indications that Badruddin Haqqani, the operational commander of the Haqqani network, was killed in a drone strike Friday which ... Read more...

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Whistle Blowers bill introduced in Rajya Sabha


August 14th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Whistle Blowers Protection Bill was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.It was introduced by Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension V. ... Read more...

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Rehabilitate Pakistani Hindus, demands BJP


August 13th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday demanded the government rehabilitate the Hindus who have arrived in India from Pakistan.Deputy Leader of Opposition in the Rajya ... Read more...

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Notice against Kerala minister for alleged phone tapping


July 31st, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) A CPI-M legislator in Kerala Tuesday filed a breach of privilege notice against the state's home minister over the police allegedly tapping phones of the party's ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi should be leader of Lok Sabha, says Congress MP


July 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Amid deliberations in the Congress on the choice of leader of house in the Lok Sabha, a party MP Moday suggested that Congress president ... Read more...

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Prasad to be deputy opposition leader in Rajya Sabha


July 19th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad is set to become the deputy leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha as his name was suggested ... Read more...

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NCP’s revenge against BJP, retains Kej assembly seat


June 15th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) In a jolt to senior Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde in his home district Beed, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Friday ... Read more...

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Tiwari goes as Congress house leader, Mathur in (Second Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday removed nine-time legislator Pramod Tiwari as the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader in the Uttar Pradesh assembly and replaced him with Pradeep ... Read more...

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Haj subsidy to end in 10 years, rules Supreme Court (Roundup)


May 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Indian government's Haj subsidy for pilgrims should be phased out of over the next 10 years, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, spelling the beginning ... Read more...

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Remove Haj subsidy in 10 years, SC tells government (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the government to eliminate the subsidy for Haj pilgrims in the next 10 years.Coming out against the government policy of ... Read more...

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No Haj subsidy after 10 years, SC tells government (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the government to eliminate the subsidy for Haj pilgrims in the next 10 years.Coming out against the government policy of ... Read more...

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Apex court disapproves Haj subsidy


May 8th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday came out against the government policy of providing subsidy to the pilgrims going for Haj to the holy city of Mecca.An ... Read more...

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Free Fonseka, Sri Lankan opposition says (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's main opposition party has called for the immediate release of the jailed Sarath Fonseka, who led the army when it crushed the Tamil Tigers ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka against disguising global influence


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) International "conspiracies" under the guise of human rights will not be allowed to break Sri Lankans' unity, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said.Addressing a May Day rally ... Read more...

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Ahuwalia files nomination for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll


April 21st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) outgoing deputy leader in the upper house of parliament, S.S. Ahluwalia Saturday filed nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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BJP nominates Ahluwalia for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday decided to nominate party senior leader S.S. Ahluwalia for the forthcoming biennial election to the Rajya Sabha from ... Read more...

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BJP fields Ahluwalia for Rajya Sabha seat


April 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's will field S.S. Ahluwalia, its former deputy leader in the Rajya Sabha, for a seat in the upper ... Read more...

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N.K.P. Salve, ex-minister and former BCCI chief, dead (Second Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) N.K.P. Salve, a former union minister and Congress veteran who worked with Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi and headed the Indian cricket board, died here ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted again over army chief’s claim, Telangana (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned till 2 p.m. Monday, with one house disrupted over the demand for a separate state of Telangana and the other over ... Read more...

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Dissent grows in BJP over Rajya Sabha nomination


March 21st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Amid speculation that Anshuman Mishra may not contet for the Rajya Sabha, dissent continued Wednesday in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for failing to ... Read more...

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BJP faces revolt against Jharkhand Rajya Sabha nomination


March 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The conflict within the Bharatiya Janata Party on the Rajya Sabha nominations came out in the open Tuesday as senior leader Yashwant Sinha slammed ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha members congratulate Tendulkar, Kohli


March 19th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Rajya Sabha members Monday congratulated cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli for their performance in the Asia Cup tournament.Raising the issue in the zero ... Read more...

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Turmoil in Maldives: Rights panel expresses concern


January 21st, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Jan 21 (IANS) The Human Rights Commission of the Maldives Saturday expressed concern over the turmoil in the country and condemned the secret detention of Chief Judge of the ... Read more...

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Want our dissent note on Lokpal accepted: BJP (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it will accept the Lokpal bill only if the dissent note submitted by its members in the ... Read more...

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Vinod Tawde new opposition leader in Maharashtra council


December 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Vinod Tawde has been appointed the new Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, replacing Pandurang Phundkar, a top ... Read more...

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Spanish cabinet minister faces corruption probe


November 29th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 29 (IANS/EFE) Prosecutors Monday asked Spain's Supreme Court to investigate Development Minister Jose Blanco in connection with a corruption case known as "Operation Champion".The request stems from accusations ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day


November 24th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Thursday afternoon following three earlier adjournments on a demand from Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and other ... Read more...

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BJP to push for Lokpal bill in winter session


November 21st, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said it will push for passing the Lokpal bill in the winter session of parliament starting Tuesday."The standing ... Read more...

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Trinamool wants to dump UPA, awaits PM’s return


November 4th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Giving a virtual ultimatum, the Trinamool Congress Friday threatened to quit the UPA against "repeated unilateral decisions" to raise fuel and coal prices but its ... Read more...

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Kerala house adjourns over remarks against Achuthanandan


October 28th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 28 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was adjourned Friday morning after witnessing unruly scenes over the issue of a minister's alleged lewd remarks against Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan.As ... Read more...

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Polling on in Khadakwasla by-election


October 13th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) Polling began amidst tight security for the Khadakwasla assembly constituency in this Maharashtra town Thursday morning under the shadow of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption and anti-Congress ... Read more...

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