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Trinamool ditches UPA, blasts Congress (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) An aggressive West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday withdrew her Trinamool Congress' support to the Congress-led UPA government.Banerjee told a news conference that Trinamool's six ... Read more...

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Complaints against private banks decline in Bengal, Sikkim


August 25th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) While the number of complaints received by the Office of Banking Ombudsman (OBO) of West Bengal and Sikkim against new private sector and foreign banks have ... Read more...

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Bank strike hits financial sector in India (Roundup)


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Banking transactions across India were severely affected Wednesday as employees of most public sector banks and some private and foreign banks went on a two-day ... Read more...

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Banking services hit in northeast India


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Guwahati, Aug 22 (IANS) Banking services were badly hit in the northeastern region Wednesday as most of the public sector banks were closed responding to a two-day nationwide strike call ... Read more...

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Banking activities paralysed as strike begins


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Business and commercial activities across India were paralysed Wednesday as employees of public sector and private banks went on a two-day strike to protest proposed amendments ... Read more...

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Two-day bank strike from Wednesday


August 20th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) All business and commercial activities across the country are likely to be crippled as the entire banking industry employees would go on a two-day strike starting ... Read more...

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Parties back black money issue inside, outside parliament (Second Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The issue of black money echoed both inside as well as outside parliament Monday with the BJP and Janata Dal-United supporting yoga guru Baba ... Read more...

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Mulayam supports Ramdev’s agitation on black money


August 13th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Announcing his support for Baba Ramdev's agitation, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday said his party will support anyone who raises their voice ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over black money (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Monday as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members noisily demanded that black money stashed abroad be brought back to ... Read more...

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BJP doesn’t expect political support from Ramdev: Gadkari


August 13th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Lending support to Baba Ramdev's agitation against black money and corruption, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari Monday said his party does not ... Read more...

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Congress shielding those with black money abroad, says Ramdev (Second Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev Sunday hit out at the Congress after the government ignored his 5 p.m. deadline for acting on his demands - bringing ... Read more...

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Ramdev to continue fast, gives Monday deadline to PM (lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said he has set a deadline for Sunday evening for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on his demands, including ... Read more...

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Ramdev to continue fast, gives deadline to PM


August 12th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said he has set a deadline for Sunday evening for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on his demands, including ... Read more...

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Ramdev to announce new strategy Sunday (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Baba Ramdev will announce his future strategy Sunday morning when his three-day fast ends, said sources close to him, even as the yoga guru ... Read more...

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Our strategy needs to change: Ramdev (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With his three-day fast about to end, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said here Saturday that he will not stop the agitation till the central government ... Read more...

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Our strategy needs to change: Ramdev


August 11th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With his three-day fast about to end, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said here Saturday that he will not stop the agitation till the government responded ... Read more...

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We are here to battle corruption: Ramdev supporters


August 10th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Thousands of people began the day at the Ramlila Maidan early Friday with synchronised yoga but they insisted they were there only to give strength ... Read more...

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South Korea’s foreign currency deposits grow


August 7th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 7 (IANS) South Korea's foreign currency retail deposits grew $3.31 billion last month as more export proceeds were deposited in the foreign currency accounts amid a continued trade ... Read more...

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US targets banks that help Iran


August 1st, 2012 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday announced new sanctions against foreign banks that help Iran sell its oil.Obama said the latest round of sanctions is to ... Read more...

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RBI cuts SLR by 1 percent


July 31st, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday announced a reduction in the statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) from 24 percent to 23 percent with effect from ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea against Mukherjee


July 11th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a "frivolous" plea challenging the "eligibility and qualification" of Pranab Mukherjee to be nominated as a candidate for the ... Read more...

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Gadkari slams UPA government for rampant inflation


July 8th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), July 8 (IANS) Slamming the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government for the price rise, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Sunday said that ... Read more...

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Micro finance institutions: RBI concerned on monitoring deficiences


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the regulator for micro finance institutions (MFIs) but there are concerns over whether it has the wherewithal to do ... Read more...

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Jethmalani to make up his mind by weekend


June 19th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ram Jethmalani Tuesday said he will "take a final call" on contesting the presidential election by the weekend.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Jethmalani may join presidential race


June 16th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Former law minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani Saturday opposed union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for the July 19 ... Read more...

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Mulayam endorses Ramdev campaign on black money


June 12th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday said he backed yoga guru Ramdev's campaign to bring back black money stashed in foreign banks.Ramdev, ... Read more...

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US exempts seven countries from sanctions


June 12th, 2012 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) The US will exempt seven economies, including India and Sri Lanka from sanctions, as a result of their significant reduction of oil purchase from Iran, ... Read more...

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Karnataka exceeds investment target, hits Rs.9-trillion mark (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) It is raining trillions (crores) of rupees in Karnataka at its second Global Investors' Meet (GIM 2012) even though the advancing south-west monsoon is yet to ... Read more...

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After NCP, RLD supports Ramdev on black money


June 7th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh Thursday praised yoga guru Baba Ramdev for spreading awareness on the issue of black money, but noted ... Read more...

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Congress downplays Ramdev-Pawar meet


June 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday downplayed yoga guru Baba Ramdev's meeting with United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ally and Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar over the black ... Read more...

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Rift mars Ramdev-Anna show, PM targeted over graft inaction (Intro Roundup)


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure honesty in his cabinet and sought determined steps by the government to bring ... Read more...

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Rift mars Ramdev-Anna show, PM targeted over graft inaction (Roundup)


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure honesty in his cabinet and demanded the government bring back black money stashed ... Read more...

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Rift mars Anna-Ramdev joint fast against corruption (Third Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and activist Anna Hazare's day-long fast against corruption and black money here Sunday was marred by an open rift with ... Read more...

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Ramdev, Hazare to fast against corruption (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and social activist Anna Hazare will Sunday sit in the capital on a day-long fast against corruption and black money ... Read more...

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Nationwide protests against black money Sunday: Ramdev


June 1st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Baba Ramdev Friday announced nationwide protests Sunday against black money stashed away by Indians abroad and corruption in the government."The protest will take place ... Read more...

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