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No bail for three accused of vandalising Mayawati statue


August 7th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) A city court Tuesday refused bail to the three people accused of vandalising a statue of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party ... Read more...

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CPI-M lacks inner party democracy: Expelled leader


June 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Lashing out at the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) for lacking inner party democracy, expelled party leader Anil Basu Monday said the ongoing rectification process ... Read more...

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Guidelines to be framed for prepaid connections (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed that a five-member expert committee be set up to recommend guidelines for verifying those applying for prepaid mobile connections.A bench ... Read more...

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Congress in dilemma over YSR legacy (Andhra Newsletter)


April 13th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial byelections to one Lok Sabha and 18 assembly seats, the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh is in a big dilemma over whether ... Read more...

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US urges India to press Iran over nuclear issue (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Downplaying divergences on the Iranian issue after imposing fresh sanctions, the US Monday sought India's cooperation in pressing Tehran to come clean on its nuclear ... Read more...

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Police register case against Tamil magazine


January 9th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Police Sunday registered cases against Nakkheeran Tamil magazine and its editor R. Gopal on a complaint from an AIADMK functionary against an article on party chief ... Read more...

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AIADMK men attack Tamil magazine office (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Cadres of Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK Saturday attacked weekly magazine Nakkheeran's office here, while partymen in other parts of the state burnt copies of the publication ... Read more...

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PM To Anna: Respect parliament’s verdict


December 28th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday it was time for people with divergent views to take note of parliament's verdict on the Lokpal bill. ... Read more...

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Clarke not averse to recalling Katich in Australian team


December 16th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) In a desperate move to shore up the injury-hit, out-of-form Australia Test team, skipper Michael Clarke seems inclined to recalling his estranged team mate Simon Katich.Katich, ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill may get cabinet nod Sunday (Lead)


December 15th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Lokpal bill is likely to be discussed and approved at a special cabinet meeting to be held Sunday, official sources said.The bill is ... Read more...

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No need to hurry through Lokpal bill: Congress


December 15th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Claiming that all efforts were being made to reach a consensus on the Lokpal bill, the Congress Thursday said there was no need to ... Read more...

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Sharad slap unites Indian politicians


November 25th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) In a rare show of unity, political parties Friday spoke in one voice, "strongly" condemning the assault by a Delhi man on union Agriculture ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protesters demand white paper


November 12th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) Citing divergent views on the safety features of the Russian reactors being set up at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu, a group protesting the nuclear power project ... Read more...

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No threat to Gulf states from Arab Spring, says expert


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The regimes in the Gulf countries face no immediate threat though they will continue to feel the effect of the Arab Spring - popular uprisings ... Read more...

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Kudankulam project: Two memorandums to be given to PM


October 6th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Two memorandums, reflecting the divergent views of the Tamil Nadu government and the anti-nuclear power activists, on the upcoming Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project are expected ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel ideal to discuss Lokpal Bill: Singhvi


August 21st, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who is also the chairperson of the parliamentary standing committee that is examining the Lokpal Bill, Sunday said the panel ... Read more...

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TDP, TRS legislators to quit again, Congress still undecided (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) A day after the Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker rejected the resignations of 101 legislators from Telangana, those belonging to opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Sunday ... Read more...

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No way other than fasting: Anna Hazare


June 21st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) After the last meeting of the Lokpal bill drafting committee ended on a sour note Tuesday, Gandhian Anna Hazare said the fast he had announced ... Read more...

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Lokpal debate ends on conflicting and sour note (Roundup)


June 21st, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Two turbulent months and eight bilateral meetings later, the government and the civil society Tuesday ended their marathon discussions on a Lokpal bill, agreeing ... Read more...

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PM will look into Lokpal draft: Khursheed


June 21st, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will look into the Lokpal bill draft that is currently being prepared by the civil society and government representatives, Union ... Read more...

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Stand on Lokpal only in parliament: CPI


June 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Criticising the government for not consulting the political parties on the contentious Lokpal bill issue earlier, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja Saturday ... Read more...

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Lokpal Bill panel to consult states, parties on ‘divergent views’


May 30th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The joint Lokpal Bill drafting committee Monday decided to seek the views of states and political parties on "issues of divergence" on the proposed legislation ... Read more...

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Osama’s killing evokes divergent views among Pakistani leaders


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) The killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan's Abbottabad city evoked divergent views in the country with some political leaders Monday terming ... Read more...

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Obama’s war cabinet girding up for battle over pace of Afghanistan draw down


March 31st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 31 (ANI): Military leaders and President Obama's civilian advisers are girding for battle over the size and pace of the planned pullout of U.S. troops from Afghanistan this summer.According to ... Read more...

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No difference in BJP on PM’s CVC statement: Sushma Swaraj


March 5th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Commenting on the divergent views expressed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders after Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh owned responsibility for the Central Vigilance Commissioner ... Read more...

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TRS to boycott all-party meet on Srikrishna report


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 2 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Sunday decided to boycott the all-party meet called by the central government Jan 6 on the report of the Srikrishna committee that ... Read more...

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Speaker Meira Kumar to meet non-BJP Opposition leaders


December 31st, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): In a fresh bid to end the Parliament deadlock, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will today meet the leaders of the Left and other non-BJP opposition ... Read more...

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PRP not to join Congress government in Andhra


November 29th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Amid the fast-paced political developments in Andhra Pradesh, the Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) of actor-turned-politician K.Chiranjeevi Monday decided not to join Congress government in the state.Chiranjeevi Monday held ... Read more...

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PM wants political solution: Kashmir interlocutors (Lead)


October 21st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The three new interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir said after meeting Manmohan Singh Thursday that the prime minister wanted them to look for a political solution ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors meet PM, to submit interim reports


October 21st, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The three new interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir, who met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday, said they will visit the state once a month and will ... Read more...

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Gaddar’s Telangana outfit to chalk out plans Oct 14


October 10th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 10 (IANS) The steering committee of Telangana Praja Front (TPF), floated by Maoist sympathiser Gaddar to fight for separate statehood to Telangana, will meet Oct 14 to chalk out ... Read more...

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Bouquets and brickbats for Ayodhya verdict in Pakistani press (Lead)


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Pakistani newspapers had different takes Friday on the Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ayodhya issue. One held that the trifurcation of the disputed land into two parts ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict only tenable solution: Pakistani editorial


October 1st, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court verdict on the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi issue trifurcating the disputed land into two parts for the Hindus and one for the Muslims seemed to ... Read more...

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Political parties’ views sought on caste census: Pranab


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Admitting to divergent views in the ministerial panel on caste-based census, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said the central government will write to different political parties to ... Read more...

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Divided, government defers decision on using army against Maoists (Lead)


June 11th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A cabinet panel that met here Thursday to consider using the Indian Army to fight Maoist guerrillas could not arrive at a consensus because the government ... Read more...

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