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Driving social change for women - via stardom


September 12th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Female foeticide and empowerment of women seem to have become the favourite trending topics for Bollywood stars with Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan and Ajay ... Read more...

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Karnataka caste politics set to get Sonia boost (Karnataka Newsletter)


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 22 (IANS) The Congress is going all out to woo a powerful caste group in Karnataka that is generally perceived to be a strong supporter of the ... Read more...

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Caste-based religious leaders muddy BJP power struggle (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 25th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 25 (IANS) An unseemly fallout of the continuing leadership tussle in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the open involvement of several Hindu religious leaders backing ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa sacks two more Sasikala relatives from AIADMK


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) Continuing to weed out the family members of her former close aide Sasikala, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J.Jayalalithaa Thursday sacked two more ... Read more...

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Sasikala’s removal from Poes Garden may be permanent: Commentators


December 20th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) The severance of relationship between Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and her long-time confidante V.K. Sasikala this time around might be final and not an ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa sacks confidant Sasikala & Co (Night Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) In a sweeping move, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa sacked from the AIADMK long-time confidant V.K. Sasikala and 13 others who were known to wield ... Read more...

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Gadkari summons Gowda, Yeddyurappa to discuss Reddy arrest


September 6th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) A day after former minister and mining baron G. Janardhana Reddy was arrested for illegal mining, the top leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister welcomes CBI probe into his mining empire


November 17th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 17 (IANS) Karnataka Tourism Minister G. Janardhana Reddy Tuesday welcomed the decision of the Andhra Pradesh government to seek a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into his mining ... Read more...

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India, Iran discuss cooperation over Afghanistan


March 29th, 2009 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India and Iran explored prospects of cooperation in stabilising Afghanistan and in combating terrorism Saturday, a day after US President Barack Obama unveiled a regional approach ... Read more...

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India seeks Saudi support in pressuring Pakistan over Mumbai attack (Lead)


December 26th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) In the wake of the Nov 26 terror attack in Mumbai, India Friday sought the diplomatic support of Saudi Arabia in pressurising Pakistan to act against anti-India ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack: India gives Saudi minister proof of Pakistani involvement


December 26th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India Friday furnished evidence of involvement of elements in Pakistan in the Mumbai terror attacks to the visiting foreign minister of Saudi Arabia, who called for setting ... Read more...

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India to seek Saudi help to pressurise Pakistan on terrorism


December 24th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) India will seek Saudi Arabia's support in putting pressure on Pakistan to act against terror outfits when Saudi foreign minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal comes here on a ... Read more...

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