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Mamata pullout gets brickbats, bouquets


September 19th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's decision to withdraw support to the UPA government has earned her laurels and flak among the netizens in West Bengal."Didi, we ... Read more...

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Youth questions Mamata, gets answer this time


August 29th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Krishnanagar (West Bengal), Aug 29 (IANS) After all the flak she drew the last time she got a man arrested for publicly questioning her government's policies, West Bengal chief ... Read more...

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Facing flak over price-rise remark, Beni now bats for retail FDI (Second Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Yet drawing flak for his remark that he was "happy" with price-rise as it was beneficial for farmers, union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma ... Read more...

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Section of judiciary corrupt, says Mamata


August 14th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said a section of the judiciary was corrupt, claiming that there were instances where court judgments have been ... Read more...

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Three more tigers for Sariska


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 2 (IANS) Spread over 866 sq km, the Sariska National Park in Rajasthan was once home to 15 tigers. Poaching reduced the number to zero till re-population began ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari: Seasoned diplomat and scholar, respected leader (Profile)


July 14th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, who was Saturday chosen as United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) candidate for a second term in the post, is a ... Read more...

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Vishva Bharati case: Girl yet to recover from shock (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Traumatised and shocked, the 10-year-old girl who was allegedly made to drink her own urine in the Visva-Bharati campus as a punishment for bedwetting is ... Read more...

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Vishva-Bharati case: Girl refuses to go back to school


July 10th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) The 10-year-old student who was allegedly made to drink her own urine in West Bengal's Visva-Bharati campus as a punishment for bedwetting says she does not ... Read more...

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UP backtracks on 7 p.m. closure order for shop, malls (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) Rattled by strong opposition to its decision to close all shops and malls by 7 p.m. for the next 15 days due to the acute power ... Read more...

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Jealousy fuelling malicious campaign against Banerjee: Trinamool


April 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) With the Mamata Banerjee government drawing flak for many of its actions, the ruling Trinamool Congress Tuesday claimed there was a malicious campaign against her, ... Read more...

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SBI flayed for shifting branch control to Jammu


April 19th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) The State Bank of India's (SBI) decision to shift the administrative control of all its branches in south Kashmir districts to Jammu attracted a lot ... Read more...

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Mamata’s reign similar to semi-fascist rule of 1970s: Left leader


April 18th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Surya Kanta Mishra Wednesday likened the rule of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to the "semi fascist regime" ... Read more...

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Zarine Khan tries to turn vegetarian


April 13th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Actress Zarine Khan says she is trying to become a vegetarian, but finds it difficult to abstain from non-veg food."I have been a non-vegetarian since birth, ... Read more...

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Assam pressure group protests against education board


April 7th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) A leading pressure group of Assam Saturday locked the main gate of the Secondary Education Board of Assam (SEBA) headquarters at Bamunimaidam area here to protest ... Read more...

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Let Sachin decide about retirement: Srikkanth


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's chief cricket selector Kris Srikkanth said it was for batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar to decide when he should end his international career.Calls for ... Read more...

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Number of poor should be decided politically: Plan panel member


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Facing flak from several quarters, including various political parties, for releasing new estimates which allegedly underestimate poverty in India, a Planning Commission member Thursday said ... Read more...

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Mamata blames Left Front for ‘brutal’ land laws


March 12th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) With her government facing flak on farmer's suicides, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday slammed a law framed by the previous Left Front government ... Read more...

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Panther poaching in Sariska has Rajasthan worried, probe ordered


March 9th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 9 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Friday ordered an enquiry into the poaching of a panther in the Sariska Tiger Reserve in Alwar district here, officials said.The body of ... Read more...

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CBI takes 13 years to scrutinise documents, gets court flak


March 4th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Thirteen years to scrutinise documents of a case! The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) received flak from a Delhi court for taking such a long ... Read more...

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Mulayam’s job promise to raped women draws flak


January 30th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's promise of giving jobs to rape victims was slammed Monday by Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath and ... Read more...

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Governor, chief minister spar - nothing new for Bengal (West Bengal Newsletter)


January 29th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Facing flak from ally Congress and the Left on issues like farmers' suicides, poor health services and campus violence, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government now ... Read more...

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Mamata can take Bengal to new heights, says Omar


January 28th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Facing flak on the issue of crib deaths and farmers suicides, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday found a new supporter in her Jammu ... Read more...

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Goa priest makes debut on election altar


January 12th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) If Father Bismarque Dias sticks to his guns till March 3, he may well become the first man of the cloth to contest elections in Goa.The ... Read more...

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Kushwaha now under ED scanner


January 8th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate, India's premier probe agency for money laundering, is studying the alleged multi-crore Uttar Pradesh rural health scam and may register cases ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s Hawaii wardrobe creates a controversy


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US First couple is drawing a lot of flak for their 17-day Hawaiian vacation, which is speculated to cost more than $3 million. And that ... Read more...

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Chidambaram retracts Mullaperiyar comment


December 18th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Facing flak from parties in Kerala, Union home Minister P. Chidambaram Sunday said he "takes back" his remark on the fears about the Mullaperiyar dam's ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah rules out subsidy for reopening cinemas


December 17th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday ruled out any government subsidy for reopening of cinemas in the Valley.Speaking to media persons on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Manchester City reject Milan’s Tevez bid


December 11th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 11 (IANS) AC Milan vice president Adriano Galliani has confirmed that Manchester City has rejected its proposal to sign Carlos Tevez on loan.The striker, who had ... Read more...

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Can’t be complacent against Sri Lanka: India coach


December 5th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira has asked his boys to stay grounded after the 5-0 thrashing of Bhutan in the SAFF Cup here Monday and ... Read more...

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‘Relaxation in n-liability necessary to attract suppliers’


November 24th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The liabilities notified in case of a nuclear accident should be relaxed so that the government can receive reasonable offers from foreign suppliers for equipment, ... Read more...

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‘Footage queen’ Pooja Missra might win ‘Bigg Boss 5′: Laxmi


November 13th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Transgender activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, who was evicted from "Bigg Boss 5" Saturday, says she is glad to have left with her "dignity and self-respect" ... Read more...

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RIM’s India managing director quits


November 4th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's India operations head Frenny Bawa Thursday quit the company to pursue other interests."This is to confirm that Frenny Bawa, RIM's ... Read more...

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Advani to take up Goa mining scam in roadshow


October 19th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani will take up the illegal mining issue during his Goa stop-over in his nationwide roadshow, the Jan ... Read more...

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Not understating poverty, no cap for food allocation: Montek (Roundup)


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Facing flak for its Rs.32 per day ceiling set for defining urban poor, the Planning Commission Monday denied it was trying to "understate poverty" ... Read more...

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Onion export ban was not panic decision: Minister


September 21st, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Facing flak over the two-week ban on onion exports that was lifted Sep 20, Food Minister K.V. Thomas said it was not a "panic" decision ... Read more...

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