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Myanmar drops 2,000 people from black-lists


August 30th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 30 (IANS) The Myanmar government Thursday published detailed list of 2,082 of the 6,165 people who have been removed from the black-lists in line with the government's current ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP dissidents set July 5 deadline for CM’s ouster


July 1st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) Dissidents in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday set a July 5 deadline for the party's central leadership to remove Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa loyalist ministers may quit Karnataka ministry


June 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) Around ten Karnataka ministers will quit the ministry late Friday if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership does not commit to removing Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily takes army to task


March 16th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Army has influenced the direction of the state "far beyond its official remit" and treated all other institutions as subordinate, said a leading daily. ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP win 68 seats in Punjab


March 6th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance has won 68 seats in the 117-member Punjab assembly. The Congress won 46 seats. Three independent ... Read more...

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Two self-immolations in Tibet


March 5th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 5 (IANS) A woman and a schoolgirl died after they set themselves afire in Tibet in the past two days to protest China's policies and to demand freedom ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP rebels seek probe against minister


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dissidents in Himachal Pradesh Friday demanded a CBI probe into the "amassing of immovable assets" by state Health Minister Rajeev Bindal, ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP to take call on errant MP within week


February 29th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership would within a week take a final call on the "anti-party" activities of its Himachal Pradesh MP Rajan ... Read more...

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Tibet situation volatile amid Chinese crackdown on dissidents, say exiles (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 24 (IANS) Chinese authorities have stepped up major crackdowns against suspected dissidents in Tibet in recent months, with young men taken away from homes and families being ... Read more...

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Tibet situation grim, needs global intervention, say exiles


February 24th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 24 (IANS) An 18-year-old monk immolated himself in front of a monastery in Tibet. While in flames, he was praying, "May His Holiness the Dalai Lama live ... Read more...

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No truck with BJP rebels: Nadda


February 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will have no truck with rebels who have floated a new political outfit in Himachal Pradesh, BJP general secretary J.P. ... Read more...

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Ruling BJP in trouble ahead of assembly polls (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


February 5th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 5 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh have warmed up to assembly election fever. Ahead of the house's tenure ending in December, a faction of the ruling BJP ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress face exodus threat in Karnataka (Karnataka Newsletter)


December 18th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka and the main opposition Congress are sailing in the same boat on one issue in the state ... Read more...

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Pakistani Kashmir goes to polls Sunday


June 25th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) The Pakistan-administered Kashmir is now in polling mode. Streets are lined with flags and banners of political parties all set for the legislative assembly elections to ... Read more...

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JD-U rebels seek compensation for police firing victims


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 23 (IANS) The Bihar Nav Nirman Manch, a newly formed outfit of dissidents in Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U), Thursday criticised Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for not announcing ... Read more...

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JD-U rebels form political outfit


June 21st, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Dissidents in Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Tuesday formed a political outfit to highlight Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's alleged failures, a rebel leader said.Named Nav ... Read more...

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Janata Dal-United rebels hint at new party in Bihar


June 20th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (1ANS) Dissidents in Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) met in the state capital Monday and hinted at forming a new party to highlight Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's failure, ... Read more...

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Nepal suffers as Maoists fight their former comrades


May 24th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) As fear and uncertainty gripped Nepal ahead of a dire constitutional breakdown, the ruling Maoists began grappling with a new opponent - their former comrades.Former Maoist ... Read more...

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Maoist dissidents call Nepal closure Tuesday


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) Dissidents who broke away from Nepal's ruling Maoist party have called a nationwide shutdown Tuesday demanding an end to foreign intervention and the bifurcation of the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s government totters as new ally splits


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) Batting on a sticky wicket since its formation in February, Nepal's communist-led ruling coalition began tottering Monday with an ally splitting vertically to diminish Prime Minister ... Read more...

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As BJP battles governor, it’s speculation time in Karnataka


May 20th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 20 (IANS) It's speculation time in Karnataka as the central government has not taken any decision five days after Governor H.R. Bhardwaj recommended dismissal of the B.S. ... Read more...

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ICC requests arrest warrant against Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi


May 17th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday requested an arrest warrant against Libyan leaders including President Muammar Gaddafi.The request was filed by ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo. The ... Read more...

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International Criminal Court seeks Gaddafi’s arrest


May 16th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Criminal Court at The Hague Monday sought the arrest of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, his son Saif al Islam and intelligence chief Abdullah ... Read more...

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Bangalore buzz: Bounty for 16 rebel law makers’ support?


May 14th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) A day after the apex court restored the membership to 16 rebel Karnataka lawmakers, the dominant topic of discussion in political circles here was what ... Read more...

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Maoist dissidents threaten Nepal shutdown


May 5th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) A group of Maoist dissidents, who broke away from the parent party accusing it of having betrayed the cause of the revolution, has announced a general ... Read more...

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Irish terror groups may attack UK: Police


April 24th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): The Irish terror groups have developed the capability to mount an attack on the British mainland, said the latest security assessment by UK police.According to senior counter-terrorism sources, ... Read more...

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Sonia lambasts Left Front, sends strong message to dissidents (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Nalhati/Salar (West Bengal), April 20 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday delivered a strong message to dissidents, saying people should vote in favour of the consensus candidates put up ... Read more...

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Vote out CPI-M, end misrule: Rahul tells Bengal (Roundup)


April 15th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Naxalbari/Malbazar/Mothabari/Domkal (West Bengal), April 14 (IANS) In a scathing attack on West Bengal's Left Front government, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday said the 34 years of Communist rule ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa dismisses talk of dissidence


April 13th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 13 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday dismissed talk of dissidence in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here as the state unit president K.S. Eshwarappa ... Read more...

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Congress dissidents’ candidates will lose: Pranab


April 11th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Finance Minister and senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the independents fielded by the dissident Congress leaders will face a humiliating defeat at the ... Read more...

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Ex-Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister Koussa ‘could be allowed to leave Britain’


April 9th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): Former Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister Moussa Koussa, who faces inquiries from the International Criminal Court and families of the victims of Libyan terrorists, could be allowed to leave the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi is a psychological wreck, says ex-Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2(ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi is a psychological wreck, former Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister Moussa Koussa has told British spy chiefs.According to the Sun, Koussa said that Gaddafi is cowering ... Read more...

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Sudan to unleash cyber jihadists on dissenting opposition


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Khartoum (Sudan), Mar. 24 (ANI): Sudan's ruling National Congress Party has warned that its "cyber jihadists" will "crush" internet-based dissent.The vice-president of the Khartoum state, Mandur Al-Mahdi, warned opposition groups that ... Read more...

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Iran cracks down on web dissident technology


March 20th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Mar 20 (ANI): Iranian security authorities have blocked US government-backed technology to impose a new crackdown on dissidents online and stop them speaking out safely.The Telegraph quoted Internet freedom ... Read more...

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Defectors, independents, dissidents - all part of Hooda government


February 13th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda does not only head a coalition government in the state, but one full of independents, defectors and not-so-friendly Congress ... Read more...

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