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NDA allies together on coal scam: Sharad Yadav


August 30th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav said Thursday that his party was with National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partner BJP in its protest over the ... Read more...

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Congress rejects call for cancelling coal blocks


August 29th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Rejecting the opposition's demand for cancelling allocation of coal blocks, the Congress Wednesday said it had never spoken against the Comptroller and Auditor General ... Read more...

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SC notice to Fernandes’ wife on plea for visiting rights (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to George Fernandes' wife Leila Kabir Fernandes over a petition filed by Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitley seeking visitation ... Read more...

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SC notice to Leila Kabir on George Fernandes visiting rights


July 20th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Leila Kabir Fernandes over a petition filed by Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitley seeking visitation rights to ailing ... Read more...

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Visva-Bharati warden’s action traditional cure: Agnivesh


July 10th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A nationwide outrage over a Visva-Bharati warden asking a class 5 student to drink her urine for bed-wetting notwithstanding, social activist Swami Agnivesh claimed Tuesday ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP for parliament disruption (Lead)


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 22 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday slammed the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for disrupting parliament on the first day of the winter session to press for the ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP for parliament disruption


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 22 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday slammed the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for disrupting parliament on the first day of the winter session to press its demand ... Read more...

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NDA to boycott Chidambaram in parliament


November 21st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) In a move to put pressure on the Congress-led government on the eve of parliament's winter session, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Monday demanded ... Read more...

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Court allows arms dealer Nanda to go abroad


September 21st, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday allowed arms dealer Suresh Nanda, accused of receiving kickbacks in the purchase of Israeli Barak missiles in 2000, to ... Read more...

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Army rejects defence ministry’s order on chief’s age


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Nearly a month after the defence ministry rejected Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh's demand for correcting his birth year from 1950 to 1951, the ... Read more...

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Court stays order to provide Tehelka report to Fernandes


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A Central Information Commission (CIC) order asking the defence ministry to provide a report on the Tehelka defence deal expose to former defence minister George ... Read more...

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Azad accuses Mamata of double standards


March 5th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Accusing Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee of double standards, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirti Azad Saturday snubbed her for not quitting ... Read more...

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From Raja’s scalp to JPC demand - UPA-opposition battle hots up


November 15th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) If the government was hoping to quieten the opposition with the ouster of A. Raja as telecommunications and IT minister, it was not to be. The ... Read more...

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George Fernandes’ custody battle: Court lists issues involved


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday framed issues on a suit pertaining to a custody battle between the brothers and wife of ailing socialist leader and former defence ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stop Bangaru Laxman’s trial for graft


August 30th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday refused to quash criminal proceedings against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman who was caught accepting money in a sting ... Read more...

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Framing of issues in Fernandes’ custody battle Sep 23


August 16th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday fixed Sep 23 for framing of issues on the custody battle going on between the brothers of the former defence minister George ... Read more...

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In battle for George, party eyes his house (Capital Buzz)


July 11th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) While the two women in socialist leader George Fernandes' life - Leila Kabir and Jaya Jaitley - are squabbling over him, his Janata Dal-United is avidly ... Read more...

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George Fernandes to stay with wife, says Delhi High Court


July 5th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 5 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday said there is no need for the ailing former Defence Minister George Fernandes to change his place of residence and permitted ... Read more...

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Judge talks one-on-one with George Fernandes over custody battle


July 5th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 5 (ANI): A judge of the Delhi High Court held one-on-one discussion with ailing former Defence Minister George Fernandes on Monday to decide the custody battle between his wife ... Read more...

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Court seeks George Fernandes’ presence on Monday (LEAD)


July 1st, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the wife of former defence minister George Fernandes to present the 80-year-old leader before it Monday to decide the custody battle ... Read more...

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Denied entry to Fernandes’ house: Jaya Jaitley


June 30th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Jaya Jaitley, a close aide of former defence minister George Fernandes, Wednesday alleged that she and her friends were denied entry to his official residence where they ... Read more...

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George Fernandes’ brothers plead for early hearing


June 9th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Brothers of former defence minister George Fernandes Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court pleading for an early hearing of the custody case due to the deteriorating ... Read more...

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‘Fernandes was assisted in taking Rajya Sabha oath’


May 20th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A Right to Information (RTI) response has revealed that former defence minister George Fernandes, who is suffering from Alzheimer's, had symptoms of physical disability even at the ... Read more...

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Fernandes’ wife, brother tell court no settlement possible


May 20th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The wife and brother of the ailing former defence minister George Fernandes Thursday told the Delhi High Court that no settlement was possible, a day after the ... Read more...

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Court asks Fernandes’ wife, brothers to settle differences


May 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday advised the wife and brothers of the ailing former defence minister George Fernandes to amicably solve their differences over his treatment and ... Read more...

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Court bars Fernandes wife, son from flying him to US


March 16th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday restrained the wife and son of veteran socialist leader and former defence minister George Fernandes from taking him to the US for ... Read more...

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Arms dealer Suresh Nanda can apply for passport release


March 5th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Arms dealer Suresh Nanda can approach the passport office for the release of his passport which was impounded by the government after he was accused of ... Read more...

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NDA appoints Advani working chairman, Yadav convenor


February 21st, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani was appointed working chairman of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) while Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav ... Read more...

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George Fernandes secure and safe, says close aide


February 20th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Veteran socialist leader and former defence minister George Fernandes is "secure and safe", maintains one of his close aides, denying reports that he was missing or abducted. ... Read more...

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Friends of George Fernandes appeal for his well being and a better care


February 16th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.16 (ANI): Concerned over the ongoing developments in the personal life of former Defense Minister and Rajya Sabha member George Fernandes and his health, his distinguished friends and old colleagues ... Read more...

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George Fernandes is ‘unwell’, says his journal ‘The Other Side’


January 30th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.30 (ANI): The Other Side, a magazine brought out by George Fernandes, former Defense Minister and Rajya Saba leader, has admitted that he is not keeping well, and hence unable ... Read more...

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George Fernandes in hospital with neurological problem (Lead)


January 9th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Veteran politician George Fernandes was Saturday being treated for s neurological problem at a private hospital here. He was admitted to the hospital Friday forenoon, the hospital ... Read more...

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Fernandes admitted to hospital for a routine checkup


January 9th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 9 (ANI): Former Defence Minister and senior Janata Dal (United) leader George Fernandes was admitted to a hospital in the capital on Saturday for routine check up. He has ... Read more...

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George Fernandes in hospital


January 9th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Veteran political leader George Fernandes was admitted to a hospital here Saturday with neurological complications but a doctor said there was nothing to worry. Fernandes was taken to ... Read more...

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George Fernandes hails 5th Parliamentarians’ Convention on Tibet


November 27th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): Former Defense Minister George Fernandes and Rajya Sabha member has appreciated the 5th Parliamentarians' Convention on Tibet which was held in Rome between November 18 to 19 this ... Read more...

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