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Samajwadi Party files complaint against Raj Thackeray


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Wednesday filed a police complaint here against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray for his allegedly derogatory remarks against state party ... Read more...

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Woman judge sacked in Tripura


June 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 24 (IANS) A judge in Tripura has been dismissed from service for making derogatory remarks against the judges of higher courts, an official said Sunday. Sampa Nath's dismissal ... Read more...

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Ramdev remark angers MPs (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) As Ramdev stoked a controversy calling MPs "dacoits and murderers", RJD chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday termed these as the utterings of a frustrated man while ... Read more...

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SP MP wants action for remarks against MPs


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Shailendra Kumar Wednesday demanded action against those making derogatory remarks against MPs saying these were lowering dignity of parliament.Rasing the issue of ... Read more...

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‘Was warned to withdraw complaint against Kejriwal’


April 11th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Vibhor Anand, who filed a complaint against Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly lowering the reputation of parliament and being guilty of sedition, Wednesday ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha condemns Team Anna’s derogatory remarks (Fourth Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Parliamentarians cutting across party lines Tuesday lashed out at social activist Anna Hazare and his team members for using intemperate language against MPs. A ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha condemns Team Anna’s derogatory remarks (Third Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Parliamentarians cutting across party lines Tuesday lashed out at social activist Anna Hazare and his team members for using intemperate language against MPs, but ... Read more...

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I will quit politics if graft charges proved: Farooq


March 27th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Union minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Tuesday vowed to quit politics if graft charges against him in the alleged money laundering scam ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha condemns Team Anna’s derogatory remarks (Second Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Parliamentarians cutting across party lines Tuesday lashed out at social activist Anna Hazare and his team members for using intemperate language against MPs, but ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha to consider censure motion against Team Anna


March 27th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Lok Sabha is likely to consider a censure motion against anti-graft activist Anna Hazare and his team members, asking them to refrain from ... Read more...

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New Zealand apologises to Finland over remark


March 27th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 27 (IANS) The Finnish government has accepted an apology from New Zealand Prime Minister John Key over derogatory comments made about Finland by a senior New Zealand ... Read more...

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Ghana wants Indian projects to employ local people


December 13th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Ghana, Dec 13 (IANS) Ghana's Energy Minister Joe Oteng-Adjei has cautioned Indian companies against bringing their nationals to work on contracts in the country, instead of engaging Ghanaians who could ... Read more...

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BJP minister complains to Sonia over Bhuria’s remarks


November 19th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 19 (IANS) A woman minister in Madhya Pradesh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has written to Congress president Sonia Gandhi seeking action against the Congress' state chief for ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam activists demand white paper on project


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) Activists protesting the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) have suggested two names for an expert panel and also put forward a charter of demands, including a ... Read more...

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Pakistani who hacked apex court website tracked


October 12th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The hacker who defaced the website of Pakistan's Supreme Court has been tracked, authorities said.The Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) cyber crime wing traced the hacker, reported ... Read more...

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Rajasthan author questioned on proposed book ban


September 4th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bharatpur (Rajasthan), Sep 4 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has issued notice to author Raghuraj Singh seeking his reply over the ban proposed on his controversial book "Bharatpur Rajvansh - Achhooti ... Read more...

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Ex-royal of Rajasthan, supporters fired at


September 1st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 1 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Rajasthan's Bharatpur town after unidentified miscreants fired at former MP and erstwhile royal Vishwendra Singh and his supporters at a hotel, police said. ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Himachal assembly over Dhumal’s remarks


August 24th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 24 (IANS) Pandemonium prevailed in the Himachal Pradesh assembly Wednesday over reportedly 'derogatory' remarks by Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal against the opposition Congress.Dhumal reportedly used the phrase ... Read more...

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Dalit activists protest anti-Brahmin remarks by author


June 13th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 13 (IANS) A few Dalit activists in Maharashtra have demanded action against a Pune-based author for his anti-Brahmin comments in a book while Brahmin groups are yet to ... Read more...

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Kangna plays widow a la Jaya (With Images)


June 1st, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Remember Jaya Bachchan as the white sari-clad widow in the superhit "Sholay"? Modern day heroine Kangna Ranaut is set to slip into a similar ... Read more...

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Congress protests remarks by BJP leaders on ministers


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 23 (IANS) The Congress in Madhya Pradesh Monday took out a march to protest alleged derogatory remarks by the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief against four ... Read more...

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Ex-NATO commander McChrystal cleared of wrongdoing in Rolling Stone piece


April 19th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 19 (ANI): The Pentagon has cleared a sacked US general of wrongdoing in connection with a magazine report that said his staff and he had spoken disrespectfully about top ... Read more...

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‘I haven’t said anything against Constitution’: Anupam Kher


April 10th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 10 (ANI): Actor Anupam Kher, who is facing a privilege motion in the Maharashtra Assembly for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the Constitution, has denied making any such comments."My ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher to face privilege motion in Maharashtra


April 10th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Maharashtra's legislators, upset over alleged derogatory utterances on the Indian constitution made by Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, Saturday moved a breach of privilege notice against ... Read more...

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Police complaint against ‘Dum Maaro Dum’ makers


April 8th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) The Goa State Women's Commission (GSCW) Friday filed a police complaint against the makers of Bollywood film "Dum Maaro Dum" for making derogatory remarks against ... Read more...

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Swami Ramdev supporters flay Congress MP for offensive remarks


February 20th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Supporters of Swami Ramdev Saturday said they will hold "shudhi yagna" (purification ceremony) Sunday at the residence of Ninong Ering, Congress MP from Arunachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Hindus decry derogatory remarks against Roma in Hungarian Parliament


February 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 18 (ANI): Hindus have strongly criticized reported recent derogatory comments against Roma (Gypsy) community in the Hungarian Parliament.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) ... Read more...

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Panjab University teacher resigns


February 17th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) A Panjab University (PU) professor, who was accused by his students of making derogatory remarks, Thursday submitted his resignation to the varsity vice chancellor. Dinesh Kumar Gupta resigned ... Read more...

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HRW ‘appalled’ over Pak Govt’s blasphemy charges against teenage student


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 3(ANI): The Pakistan government should immediately drop blasphemy charges against a 17-year-old student and ensure his safe release from detention, Human Rights Watch has said.Pakistani authorities had arrested Muhammad ... Read more...

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School kid booked for blasphemy in Karachi


January 30th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 30 (IANS) A schoolboy has been arrested and slapped with charges of blasphemy here for writing derogatory remarks on his answer sheets against the Prophet, a media report stated Sunday. ... Read more...

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Karachi police arrests student on blasphemy allegations


January 30th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 30(ANI): The Karachi police has registered a blasphemy case against a student for writing derogatory remarks against Prophet.The police said Muhammad Samiullah, an intermediate student, was arrested on January 28, ... Read more...

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Blasphemy accused Pak-Christian woman may be shifted to women-only jail for safety


January 18th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 18(ANI): Aasia Bibi, the Pakistani-Christian woman sentenced to death on blasphemy charges, may be shifted to an all-women prison due to security concerns.The Punjab government is likely to shift Aasia ... Read more...

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Pakistani imam, son jailed on blasphemy charges


January 12th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) A Pakistani court has sentenced to life imprisonment a mosque's chief clergy and his son for violating the country's blasphemy law, days after Punjab province governor Salmaan Taseer ... Read more...

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Figure Skater Johnny Weir Comes out of Closet in New Book


January 8th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although he admits that he is not a fan of labels, Champion Figure Skater Johnny Weir has stepped out of the closet to give himself one, he is ... Read more...

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Punjab governor, critic of Islamist militancy, killed by guard (Second Lead)


January 4th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, a vocal critic of Islamist militancy in Pakistan and a confidant of President Asif Ali Zardari, was shot dead in a posh area ... Read more...

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