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Swiss to grill Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka


July 27th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 27 (IANS) Swiss officials are to visit Sri Lanka to talk to Tamil Tigers in custody over rebel activities in Switzerland and the funds they collected to support ... Read more...

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‘Clouds’ galore over Punjab’s electoral skies


January 26th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) The recent cold wave may have partially abated from Punjab, but political clouds continue to loom over the state. The state's ruling first family Badal (which ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Telangana Congress leaders arrested near Osmania University


July 11th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Hyderabad police Monday arrested several Congress leaders from Telangana region when they were heading towards Osmania University to express solidarity with students who had launched ... Read more...

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Manmohan kicks off week of high-wire Africa diplomacy


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 22 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh touches down in Ethiopia Monday for his second summit with African leaders that will bolster India's development-centric partnership and ... Read more...

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Hectic lobbying on for new Chhattisgarh Congress chief


March 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 21 (IANS) At least half a dozen leaders of the Congress party, which is out of the power in Chhattisgarh since November 2003, are lobbying hard for ... Read more...

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Kerala government not involved in Maudany case: Achuthanandan


August 15th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Sunday told a group of Muslim leaders that his government has nothing to do with the impending arrest of People's Democratic Party ... Read more...

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Biden courts NAM on nukes


April 13th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Some three years after then Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice asked India to "move past old ways of thinking" as the "Non-Aligned Movement has lost its meaning", ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Health services affected in Jammu after 500 junior doctors quit


October 10th, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 10 (IANS) Health services across the Jammu region were hit Saturday after more than 500 junior doctors working in various hospitals submitted their resignation letters protesting the government's "indifference" ... Read more...

Posted in National |

BJP rules out leadership change, but RSS boss evolving consensus (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Despite the Bharatiya Janata Party stoutly denying a leadership change, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has been summoning BJP leaders at different levels for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

In Jharkhand, it is party hopping time again


August 8th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 8 (IANS) With assembly elections likely in a few months, several politicians in Jharkhand are busy switching loyalties, hoping to get a ticket. The state, which is under president's rule ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Half a dozen RJD leaders leave party after being denied tickets


March 20th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 20 (IANS) Unhappy over being denied party tickets to contest the Lok Sabha elections, half a dozen leaders of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Bihar have joined either ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress shows Alva the door, party colleagues stay unmoved (Lead)


November 12th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Margaret Alva was Wednesday dropped from the post of general secretary as well the Congress Working Committee and the Central Election Committee on charges ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress shows Margaret Alva the door


November 12th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Margaret Alva was Wednesday dropped from the post of general secretary of the party as well as the Congress Working Committee and the Central ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Alva quits party post, Moily accuses her of indiscipline (Second Lead)


November 11th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Congress leader Margaret Alva Tuesday resigned as general secretary of the party - and was immediately accused of indiscipline on the ground that she had gone public ... Read more...

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Alva quits Congress post, meets Sonia to explain position (Lead)


November 11th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Congress leader Margaret Alva Tuesday resigned as general secretary of the party, the morning after she met Sonia Gandhi to explain her stance on the controversy following ... Read more...

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