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Veteran film maker accuses Bengal government of favouritism


July 15th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) Accusing the West Bengal government of ffavouring artistes close to the ruling Trinamool Congress, National Award winning film maker Tarun Majumdar said Sunday such a biased ... Read more...

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India’s security in jeopardy if army ignores merit: Book (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India's security will be in jeopardy unless the nation's political class, backed by a compliant bureaucracy, "gets its act together and vigorously desists from sacrificing ... Read more...

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‘India’s security in jeopardy if army promotions ignore merit’


May 26th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India's security will be in jeopardy unless the nation's political class, backed by a compliant bureaucracy, "gets its act together and vigorously desists from sacrificing ... Read more...

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Postpone Goa panchayat polls, says church body


April 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) The Archdiocese of Goa's social wing Saturday sought the postponement of panchayat elections in the state, alleging irregularities in ward reservation and delimitation."The Council of Social ... Read more...

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Under flak, Chavan meets Sonia, PM


April 21st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi to apprise her of the political situation in the state in the face ... Read more...

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CAG slams Maharashtra government on land allotment


April 18th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Several Maharashtra politicians secured government land at throw away prices for trusts linked to them and their relatives, said the report of the Comptroller and Auditor ... Read more...

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Fans want Ronaldinho out of Flamengo


April 7th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 7 (IANS) Little more than a year after being hailed as Flamengo's saviour, supporters of Brazil's biggest club want Ronaldinho out of the team.An emphatic ... Read more...

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Kapil wants Sachin to retire immediately


February 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India's 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev feels that the time has run out for Sachin Tendulkar and the batting maestro should immediately ... Read more...

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Congress wants Rae Bareli, CSM Nagar officials moved out


February 11th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Accusing the Mayawati government of instructing officials in Rae Bareli and Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj (CSM) Nagar to act in a "blatanty biased manner" ... Read more...

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Hockey squad picked on performance not reputation: Nobbs


January 31st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs Tuesday said a national team cannot be picked on sentiment and reputation but on current form, making it amply clear ... Read more...

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Vindu Dara Singh hits out at Poojas (With Images)


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Actor Vindu Dara Singh, who won the third season of "Bigg Boss", has hit out at Pooja Missra and Pooja Bedi for alleging favouritism ... Read more...

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Apex court notice to Chhattisgarh on judges’ appointment (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notices to the central and Chhattisgarh governments on a plea seeking an independent inquiry into the alleged lapses in selection ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should explain: CPI-M


December 16th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday said Home Minister P. Chidambaram should clarify his alleged favouritism to a hotelier he once represented ... Read more...

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BJP demands Chidambaram’s removal, minister rejects charges (Roundup)


December 16th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday continued to press for the resignation of Home Minister P. Chidambaram over alleged favouritism to a hotelier, stalling ... Read more...

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No favouritism at beauty pageants: Miss Earth Nicole Faria


November 14th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Bangalore girl Nicole Faria, the only Indian to have ever won the Miss Earth title, says there is no favouritism at international pageants and she ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik protecting the corrupt: Anti-graft group


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 3 (IANS) Corruption watchdog Transparency International India Thursday accused Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of protecting the corrupt and not acting against tainted officials despite a public outcry.The ... Read more...

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India assures level playing field to foreign educational institutions


October 14th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) India will welcome US educational institutions to the country with a "level playing field", but would not allow any "fly-by-night operators", Minister For Human Resource Development ... Read more...

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CBI’s initial probe in favouritism for Games hiring on


October 4th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a preliminary enquiry to probe favouritism in the appointment of various officials in the Commonwealth Games Organising ... Read more...

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Compromise major issue that male models face: Bharat Sharma


September 9th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Kota boy Bharat Sharma, a regular at fashion weeks, says there isn't enough work for male models in India and that the young faces who ... Read more...

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Apex court cautions chief ministers on discretionary powers


August 27th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that a chief minister should eschew arbitrariness and discrimination while using discretionary powers in the disbursal of relief funds as ... Read more...

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CAG slams Dikshit, Kalmadi for ‘enormous bungling’ (Lead)


August 5th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was in the knowledge of wasteful expenditure to the tune of Rs.30 crore related to the Commonwealth Games (CWG), the ... Read more...

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CAG slams Dikshit, points to ‘enormous bungling’


August 5th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Contract management ahead of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) was "highly irregular", the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said while stating that there was Rs.30 ... Read more...

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Gehlot challenges BJP to prove graft charges


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 22 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Friday challenged the opposition to prove corruption charges against him.He ... Read more...

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5 people you should avoid dating at work


February 15th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Things really can go wrong when you become romantically involved with someone at your workplace - and what matters the most is who you're dating.A new Vault.com survey ... Read more...

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Haryana questioned on ‘nepotism’ in bureaucrats’ selection


February 1st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 1 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday issued notices to the Haryana government and the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) over alleged nepotism in the recent selections for ... Read more...

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Still seeking governor’s recall, Yeddyurappa quotes him to pat self


January 31st, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday relied on Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's Republic Day speech for some self-praise, though still seeking his recall for allegedly calling him a ... Read more...

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‘Able’ person gets disability award in Goa, complaint filed


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 14 (IANS) A collective working for disabled people in Goa filed a complaint against Minister for Social Welfare Sudin Dhavalikar for what it called fraudulently awarding state disability award 2010 ... Read more...

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Sibal assures level-playing field for all telecos


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The government will ensure a level-playing field for all telecom operators, irrespective of the technology platform they operate from, as the overriding objective was to maintain growth, ... Read more...

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Gadkari, Jaitley to meet BJP MLAs in Karnataka today


December 7th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders including President Nitin Gadkari, Arun Jaitley and Dharmendra Pradhan will visit Karnataka today to meet MLAs in the State where ... Read more...

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PCB selecting only “blue-eyed players” in national squad, overlooking the rest: report


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is indulging in favouritism in the national team's selection, by including its "blue-eyed players" in the squads and showing the door to the ... Read more...

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England, now the bookies’ favourite to win Ashes series


November 30th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.30 (ANI): England has now overtaken Australia as favourite to win the Ashes series in 2010-11.The Herald Sun reveals that at TAB Sportsbet, England has firmed 2.30 dollars to win the ... Read more...

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No need for JPC probe into 2G scam: Pranab Mukherjee


November 16th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday ruled out the opposition demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum scam.Mukherjee, who held an ... Read more...

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Former Telecom Minister Raja defends himself over 2G scam


November 16th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Former Telecom Minister A. Raja on Tuesday defended himself against the charges laid down by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, which holds him ... Read more...

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Its official: First-born kids do hog families’ photo albums!


November 16th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A British survey has found that when it comes to favourites, the first child is always the one whose picture is taken the most of.The survey of 1,413 ... Read more...

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2G scam: CAG report tabled in Parliament


November 16th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on the 2G spectrum scam was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday even as the opposition continued to demand a Joint ... Read more...

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