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Brand Rahul does not exist, says BJP


September 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday targeted Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for remaining "silent" on corruption issues and claimed that the "Brand Rahul" ... Read more...

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‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’ to re-release Oct 26 (With Image)


September 11th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Kundan Shah's 1983 cult film "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro", a political satire, will be back in theatres Oct 26."PVR Director's Rare in association with NFDC ... Read more...

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Check the speed! Expressway accidents cause concern


September 1st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) Is India still waking up to the autobahn culture? With three accidents and eight deaths in just a week on the spanking new six-lane Yamuna Expressway ... Read more...

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Amarinder’s return to Punjab is news! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, the return of Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh to the state and his proposed political tour make news in Punjab.The ... Read more...

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I’ve been single for long: Gaurav Chopraa


August 21st, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Television actor Gaurav Chopraa admits that he is no longer dating actress Mouni Roy."I have been single for quite a long time now. Mouni and ... Read more...

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Oscar Pistorious’ inspirational photo doing the rounds


August 7th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A picture of the Oscar Pistorious, who is a double amputee and a participant in the 400 meter race in the Olympics, is doing rounds on ... 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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Saif will announce official wedding date, says Kareena


July 26th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor says only her beau, actor Saif Ali Khan, will put to rest the incessant rumours about their wedding date.Speculation about their wedding ... Read more...

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That’s not my boy, Shilpa defends online picture (Movie Snippets) (With Image)


July 12th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) A cosy picture of Shilpa Shetty with a baby is doing the rounds on internet, claiming the little one in the picture is the actress's ... Read more...

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Congress likely to re-nominate Hamid Ansari


July 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Hamid Ansari is likely to be re-nominated for the Aug 7 vice presidential election as the Congress candidate, party sources said Monday, adding it ... Read more...

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Presidential fight finalised, focus shifts on Ansari’s successor


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) With the battle lines drawn for the July 19 presidential election, the focus is gradually shifting to the vice-presidential poll in August, for which ... Read more...

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Ailing Rajesh Khanna admitted to hospital


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Veteran film star Rajesh Khanna was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here Saturday afternoon, said a hospital source."Rajesh Khanna has been admitted here today (Saturday) ... Read more...

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Kalam out of presidential fight, BJP, Mamata red-faced (Intro Roundup)


June 19th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday opted out of the presidential election after studying the "totality" of the situation, dealing a blow to the ... Read more...

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Kalam out of presidential fight, BJP, Mamata red-faced (Roundup)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday opted out of the presidential election after studying the "totality" of the situation, dealing a blow to the ... Read more...

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Punters favour Pranab as next president


June 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The betting market is hotly 'contesting' the forthcoming presidential elections with an estimated Rs.five-six billion at stake over the next head of state.Soon after the ... Read more...

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Sweden child custody case: Diaspora ministry asked to take action


June 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The Overseas Indian Affairs ministry has been asked to take action for release of an NRI mother's son from custody of Swedish authorities in Gotland, close ... Read more...

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Presidential polls: Trinamool, Samajwadi Party keep suspense on (Roundup)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The pace picked up for the presidential polls Monday with the Election Commission saying the dates would be announced soon even as the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Congress top brass meets, presidential nominee likely next week


June 8th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Amid indications that Congress could declare its presidential candidate next week, the party's top leaders including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and chief Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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Sonia to select Congress presidential candidate


June 4th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi was Monday authorised by the party's central working committee to select the Congress candidates for the posts of India's next ... Read more...

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Congress readies to pick presidential candidate


May 30th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee (CWC) will meet here June 4, apparently to accelerate the process of selecting a candidate for the presidential polls.Congress president ... Read more...

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CWC likely to ask Sonia to choose presidential nominee (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) has been called June 4 to discuss the current political situation, with the party's highest decision-making ... Read more...

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CWC meet June 4 to discuss presidential poll, price rice


May 29th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) With the presidential election on the horizon, a meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) has been called June 4 to discuss the "current ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav’s wife to contest Kannauj by-election (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, will contest the June 24 Lok Sabha by-election from Kannauj constituency, the Samajwadi Party announced Saturday. ... Read more...

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Left says presidential candidate should be widely accepted


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Keeping their cards close to the chest, the Left parties Wednesday said selection of a candidate for the presidential election should be based on ... Read more...

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Sonia praises Pranab’s budget


May 9th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Amid speculation that he is a front-runner for the presidential polls, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday made a mention of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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‘Sonia on the job to finalise presidential candidate’


May 5th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, May 5 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal Saturday said Congress President Sonia Gandhi was "on the job" to finalise the presidential candidate even as the party continued ... Read more...

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Difficult to support Congress candidate, says Patnaik


May 4th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In remarks pointing to the possibility of a contest for presidential elections, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has said it will be difficult for ... Read more...

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Sangma pitches for tribal as president


May 4th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader P.A. Sangma Friday pitched for a tribal candidate as the next president of India, saying that an appeal will ... Read more...

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BJP to wait till Congress names presidential candidate


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The BJP remained tight-lipped over presidential candidates after the fall out with allies on comments against Vice President Hamid Ansari's candidature, with the top leadership ... Read more...

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Congress seems ahead in presidential sweepstakes, BJP stuck


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Congress seems to have taken a head-start over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presidential poll campaign as it deftly moves for ... Read more...

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Antony meets Karunanidhi ahead of presidential polls


April 29th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) With the presidential polls round the corner, Defence Minister A.K. Antony met DMK chief M. Karunanidhi here Sunday, saying "we always value his advice"."It was ... Read more...

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No minister has offered to quit: Congress


April 25th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday dismissed rumours that five union cabinet ministers had offered to quit and work to strengthen the party and denied that any ... Read more...

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Presidential polls: Suggestions continue, parties keep mum (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The churning continues for the presidential polls with various political leaders suggesting candidates even as their parties seek to gauge the mood and keep ... Read more...

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‘21 Jump Street’ - It’s laughter all the way (IANS Movie Review)


April 21st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "21 Jump Street"; Cast: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube; Director: Phil Lord and Chris Miller; Rating: ***1/2Filmmaking is a complex art where the same elements can mix up ... Read more...

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Sam Pitroda to Hamid Ansari - who will be India’s next president?


April 20th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 IANS) With less than three months to go before President Pratibha Patil's term ends, a slew of possible successors are doing the rounds. But with the ... Read more...

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