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Coal scam: Third Front demands probe, parliament disrupted (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) With the Left parties, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) coming together Friday to demand a special probe into the ... Read more...

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Logjam continues, parliament adjourned (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the eighth day Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Beijing to ban avoiding ‘unlucky’ numbers


August 20th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) The Chinese capital will prohibit people from avoiding so-called "unlucky" numbers, that include four, 13 and 14, in the registration of addresses.The move targets Chinese numerology ... Read more...

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Minister tells pilots grievances will be heard (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Tuesday assured the striking pilots that all their grievances will be addressed and asked them to resume duties saying ... Read more...

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Air India tries to stabilise operation, scraps 10 more flights


May 15th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Air India Tuesday tried to stabilise its international operations by clubbing flights to destinations in Europe and the US as the pilots' strike continued ... Read more...

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Railways suffer loss in Chhattisgarh as protest continues


January 20th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 20 (IANS) The indefinite protest against the railways in mineral-rich but insurgency-ridden Bastar region of Chhattisgarh continued for the eighth day Friday. It has halted iron ore ... Read more...

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Iran tests artillery firepower in navy drills


December 31st, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 31 (IANS) Iranian Navy tested its artillery firepower on the eighth day of naval drills in the country's southern waters Saturday, reported Xinhua citing the local Fars ... Read more...

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Rajasthan doctors’ strike claims 55 lives


December 28th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 28 (IANS) Patients at government hospitals across Rajasthan continued to suffer as doctors continued their strike for the eighth day Wednesday, with the toll due to the agitation ... Read more...

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Congress dares opposition to bring no trust motion on FDI (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Asserting that there was no question of rollback of the government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, Congress Thursday ... Read more...

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No rollback of decision on FDI in retail, says Congress


December 1st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Congress Thursday said "there is no question of rollback" of the government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail ... Read more...

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Congress leader continues fast for Telangana


November 8th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Demanding separate statehood for Telangana, Congress leader and legislator Komatireddy Venkat Reddy continued his indefinite hunger strike for the eighth day Tuesday at a government-run ... Read more...

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Salman never pressurised me to bowl no-balls: Asif


October 14th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Asif, who is being tried for the spot-fixing scandal, Friday said his former captain Salman Butt had never pressurised him to bowl ... Read more...

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Telangana JAC calls for Hyderabad shutdown Sep 30


September 26th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Intensifying the movement for a separate Telangana state, the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Monday called for a shutdown in Hyderabad Sep 30 and a ... Read more...

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Telangana protest reaches CM’s office, strike continues


September 26th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh state secretariat Monday resounded to traditional Telangana songs as the protest for a separate Telangana reached the doorstep of Chief Minister N. ... Read more...

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Three sticking points with government: Team Anna


August 24th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) There were three sticking points with the government including inclusion of lower bureaucracy in ambit of Lokpal, Team Hazare said Tuesday as they insisted on ... Read more...

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Government, Team Anna meet, Anna fasts on (Second Intro Roundup)


August 24th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Team Anna and the government met for the first time Tuesday night on the eighth day of Anna Hazare's fast for a sweeping anti-corruption law ... Read more...

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Trade unions, scribes come out in Hazare’s support


August 24th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Trade unions and journalists of Uttar Pradesh were the latest to come out in open support of Anna Hazare here Tuesday.Hundreds of employees from different public ... Read more...

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I will die but won’t take drips, says Anna


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday night refused to be given saline drips and asked his supporters at the Ramlila ground to prevent the government from forcibly shifting ... Read more...

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I did play the mediator’s role: Ravi Shankar


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said Tuesday night that he played the role of a mediator to break the deadlock between Team Anna and ... Read more...

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Hegde urges Hazare to end fast (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 23 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde Tuesday urged social activist Anna Hazare to end his fast but continue agitating for strong measures to curb corruption."We are ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s letter Anna on ending fast


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) On the eighth day of Anna Hazare's fast, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday reached out to the social activist, urging him to end the stir ... Read more...

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BJP expresses concern over Anna Hazare’s health


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday expressed concern over the health of Anna Hazare, whose fast for a stronger Lokpal (ombudsman) bill continued for the ... Read more...

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Amisha salutes Anna


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Bollywood starlet Amisha Patel has saluted activist Anna Hazare for his fight against corruption and hoped his efforts would yield the desired results."Whatever he is doing ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to negotiate with Team Anna: Kejriwal


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has been appointed to hold talks with Team Anna on the Lokpal bill, activist Arvind Kejriwal said Tuesday."We were called ... Read more...

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Kejriwal meets Khurshid, no progress yet (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Talks have begun between Team Anna and the government on the formation of a stringent Lokpal Bill with Law Minister Salman Khurshid meeting Arwind Kejriwal ... Read more...

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Kannada celebs support Anna, join rally at Freedom Park


August 23rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 23 (IANS) Kannada superstars Vijay Raghavendra, Srinagara Kitty, Shivaraj Kumar, Ganesh and Vijay Tuesday participated in anti-corruption rally to support Anna Hazare, whose fasting in New Delhi entered ... Read more...

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Solution in sight to end Lokpal logjam?


August 23rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) There were indications Tuesday that backchannel contacts between the government and Team Anna had made some headway as talks were on at many levels ... Read more...

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Impose President’s rule in the country, says Shiv Sena


August 23rd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) President's rule should be imposed in the country as the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has been unable to control the anti-corruption movement led by ... Read more...

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Questioning parliament’s role unwise, say ministers


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government is ready to talk to activist Anna Hazare on the Lokpal bill, but questioning parliament's law-making role is not wise, union Ministers Sachin ... Read more...

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Dikshit meets PM on Hazare agitation


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the anti-graft campaign of Anna Hazare, whose fast for a stronger ... Read more...

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Stay away from violence, Anna tells supporters (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Declaring that he was in good health despite his weight loss, Anna Hazare Tuesday asked his supporters not to resort to violence under any circumstances."Do ... Read more...

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Orissa town observes shutdown to support Anna


August 23rd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 23 (IANS) Normal life was hit in Orissa's Balangir town as schools and colleges were closed and shops downed shutters due to a shutdown called by residents Tuesday ... Read more...

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Anti-Anna groups surface in virtual world


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare has hogged the limelight in the virtual world. However it's no longer just voices in support of the elderly leader and his ... Read more...

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All party meeting on Lokpal bill Wednesday (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Cornered on the issue of corruption, the government has called an all-party meeting Wednesday afternoon to develop a consensus on the issues involved in the ... Read more...

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Don’t get violent, Anna tells supporters


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Fasting activist Anna Hazare Tuesday urged his supporters not to resort to violence."Do not take to violence. If you do, the government will crush you. ... Read more...

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