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25,000 people take J&K; professional entrance test


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Over 25,000 candidates Saturday sat for the common entrance test (CET) for various professional courses across Jammu and Kashmir, said an official of the board for ... Read more...

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Metro collects over Rs.70,000 in fines from men in women’s coaches


February 25th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi Metro has penalised almost 300 men travelling in Delhi Metro's coaches reserved for women, collecting over Rs.70,000 in fines in the last one ... Read more...

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Poll panel disbands Punjab flying squads


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 2 (IANS) The Election Commission has decided to disband surveillance teams and flying squads set up to monitor the Jan 30 assembly elections in Punjab, an official said ... Read more...

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Arms, cash, illicit liquor: Punjab goes to political war (Punjab Newsletter)


January 8th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) Figure this out: Over Rs.15 crore ($2.8 million) of unaccounted cash, 149,000 licensed arms deposited, 160,000 lakh litres of illicit liquor and over 155,000 kg of ... Read more...

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Strict enforcement of model code in Uttar Pradesh: Poll official


December 27th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Election Officer Umesh Sinha Tuesday asked all political parties to strictly follow the model code of conduct, with a view to ensuring ... Read more...

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New bank accounts mandatory for candidates


December 24th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) All candidates in the upcoming elections in Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand will have to open new bank accounts from which alone they ... Read more...

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Seize black money in Bengal like in Tamil Nadu: Karat


April 21st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Apprehending the flow of black money in poll-bound West Bengal, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Thursday urged the poll panel to ... Read more...

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Cash for votes: Tamil Nadu panel warns of putting off polls


April 12th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday reiterated its warning of postponing or countermanding polls in Tamil Nadu if political parties continue to bribe voters with cash or kind."We ... Read more...

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Money, money… how moolah gets around in Tamil Nadu polls


April 12th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) Colour coded tokens, Speed Post and even impromptu blackouts to facilitate distribution... officials in Tamil Nadu say they are surprised at the myriad ruses being used ... Read more...

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Poll panel warns of stern action on cash-for-votes


April 10th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Sunday warned of stringent action against Tamil Nadu's political parties if cash or gifts are distributed among voters ahead of the April ... Read more...

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Voters taking cash will be jailed, warns poll panel


April 8th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) In another measure to deter money power in April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly elections, the Election Commission of India Friday warned those taking cash in return ... Read more...

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Four-layer security for Bengal’s sensitive polling booths


April 7th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) A four-layer security cover comprising central para-military forces and the state police will be deployed around the 24,000 sensitive polling booths during the upcoming West Bengal ... Read more...

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Rs.5.11 crore seized from bus roof in Tamil Nadu


April 5th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 5 (IANS) It was literally a load of cash - Rs.5.11 crore neatly stacked and covered with a tarpaulin sheet - that was seized from the roof-top of ... Read more...

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Bogus voters will be jailed and cash seized, warns poll panel


April 5th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 5 (IANS) Facing flak from Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK and its allies, the Election Commission continued to strictly implement the pre-poll model code of conduct, warning of ... Read more...

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Cash for votes rains in Tamil Nadu, Rs.3.82 mn seized


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) It is not only freebies that are raining in Tamil Nadu ahead of the April 13 assembly elections, but also cash for votes - and a ... Read more...

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20 to 40 percent legislators have criminal records says embarrassed Chief Election Commissioner


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar.23 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in different parts of India, Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi has said that legislators with criminal records are a cause of grave concern ... Read more...

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Cash running into millions seized


March 12th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 12 (IANS) Flying squads of Tamil Nadu police and the income tax (IT) department have seized around Rs.150 million from various places across the state while the cash ... Read more...

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Sreedharan happy with cleanliness at Metro stations


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan says he is happy over the state of discipline and cleanliness at stations.In an interview to IANS, Sreedharan underlined that it takes ... Read more...

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After Dabur, Pepsi faces raids in Nepa


December 25th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 25 (IANS) Four days after Dabur India's factory in Nepal was raided by anti-corruption watchdogs over allegations of manufacturing irregularities, another Indian multinational's corporate office and factory in ... Read more...

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Digital radio to keep tab on errant Kolkata cops


December 6th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) Kolkata Police will turn to digital radio technology to keep an eye on errant policemen who are either negligent in duty or indulge in corrupt practices.Police ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi orders flying squads to detect power thefts


October 5th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday ordered setting up of flying squads to detect power thefts in the electricity-starved state.At a review meeting of the state energy ... Read more...

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Jim Corbett National Park launches ‘Operation Monsoon’


August 21st, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul GoelDehradun, Aug 21 (ANI): Wildlife authorities of Jim Corbett National Park has launched 'Operation Monsoon' to save wildlife from poaching during the rainy season.The forest officials have launched a night ... Read more...

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Goa takes steps to curb illegal construction


May 19th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 18 (IANS) The Goa government will set up a toll-free hotline and two flying squads in order to curb rampant illegal constructions in the state, which has witnessed a real ... Read more...

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18 arrested for burning police outpost in Darjeeling


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 22 (IANS) Eighteen Gorkhaland activists were arrested Monday after a mob set a police outpost in Darjeeling district afire Sunday following the rejection of their demand that a murder accused ... Read more...

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Jharkhand distributes mobile phones to tackle elephant menace


August 17th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Jharkhand forest department is distributing mobile phones free of cost to keep track of movements of wild elephants that run amok in villages close to forest areas. ... Read more...

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Maximum alert in Kashmir on Independence Day eve


August 14th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) Security forces across Kashmir are on maximum alert to prevent any disruption of the Independence Day functions Saturday by separatist guerrillas. State Director General of Police Kuldeep Khoda told ... Read more...

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Chandigarh administration gears up to curb ragging


July 17th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) In order to curb incidents of ragging in colleges, the administration of the union territory of Chandigarh has decided to come down hard on the guilty by strictly ... Read more...

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J-K Police introduces new vehicles for its flying squads


March 9th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 9 (ANI): Police here have provided new vehicles for flying squads as part of a police-public improvement exercise.Basically, it has been introduced to improve police-public relations. The initiative is ... Read more...

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Over 14.5 lakh students appear for CBSE board exams today


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): Over 14.5 lakh students are appearing in their class 10th and 12th Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examinations today. The class 10th examinations will be ... Read more...

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Devotees throng Vaishno Devi shrine on first day of Navratri


April 6th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, April (ANI): Hindus from across the nation thronged Vaishno Devi shrine on the first day of the nine-day 'Navratri' festival."Navratri", dedicated to Hindu Goddess Durga is celebrated twice in ... Read more...

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