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Court quashes case against two army officers


June 13th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday quashed a police complaint against two Army officers for causing injuries to two civilians last year and told them ... Read more...

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Mumbai hosts third queer film fest


May 24th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) With no major homophobia expressed by the police or state secretariat officials and no tantrums from ultra-right wing gay-bashing groups on the horizon, India's only queer ... Read more...

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With bumper wheat crop, Punjab farmers rich by Rs.14,110 crore


May 11th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) Having achieved a record wheat crop of over 120 lakh tonnes this season, Punjab farmers have become richer by Rs.14,110 crore."Punjab farmers are richer by Rs.14,110 ... Read more...

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When it’s about drinking water, Maoists help government


March 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi (Jharkhand), March 11 (IANS) Maoists might not welcome roads - fearing these would provide access to their hideouts - but extend full "cooperation" to the government machinery when it ... Read more...

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Russian presidential polls not fair: Candidate


March 5th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Communist leader Gennady Zyuganov, whom exit polls placed second after Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the presidential elections held Sunday, called the vote "unfair, ... Read more...

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BSP has cheated Dalits: BJP


February 19th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 19 (IANS) Accusing the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) of cheating the Dalits in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said that the ruling party had ... Read more...

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Plea for CBI probe into corporate ministry theft (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A finance company has moved the Delhi High Court seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the theft from the ministry of ... Read more...

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New districts, sub-divisions and blocks for Tripura


December 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 28 (IANS) Ahead of its 40th statehood day on Jan 21, Tripura will get four new districts, six sub-divisions and five rural development blocks in order to make ... Read more...

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An RTI query which may have averted AMRI blaze


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Had the West Bengal government bothered to reply to a query about the city's AMRI Hospital under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the devastating fire ... Read more...

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Court rejects petition challenging minister’s election


December 16th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 16 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh High Court Friday dismissed a petition challenging School Education Minister Archana Chitnis's election from Burhanpur constituency in the 2008 assembly polls.Justice R.C. ... Read more...

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Week after AMRI fire, anger still not doused


December 16th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The fire in the AMRI Hospital which claimed 93 lives has been doused but a week after the incident, anguish over the holocaust rages on ... Read more...

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Ban mining in forest areas: Jairam Ramesh


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 3 (IANS) Union Minister of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh Saturday called for a ban on mining in forest areas."I am against mining in forest areas... tribals living in ... Read more...

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Government to attact more tourists to northeast: Minister


November 19th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 18 (IANS) The tourism ministry has proposed a Rs.600 crore package under the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) for developing tourism infrastructure to attract more tourists in the ... Read more...

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Kejriwal forks out Rs.9.7 lakh in dues, writes to PM (Lead)


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, Thursday returned Rs.9.27 lakh dues to the Income Tax department "under protest".Accusing the ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote ‘heroes’ should have been given Padma awards: Venkaiah


October 21st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and parliamentarians either booked or arrested in the cash-for-votes scam should have been decorated with awards instead, a senior ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh national park inundated


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Release of water from overflowing dams in Nepal has flooded large parts of the terai belt in Uttar Pradesh, including areas of the Dudhwa National Park, ... Read more...

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‘Maoists’ network more capable than government machinery’


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 22 (IANS) Referring to the rising killings of policemen in Chhattisgarh, Congress leader and former chief minister Ajit Jogi Monday said that Maoists' network was more capable ... Read more...

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BJP wins in Madhya Pradesh, Bihar by-polls (Second Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal/Patna, June 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday won the Jabera and Purnia by-elections to the Madhya Pradesh and Bihar assemblies respectively.Dashrath Singh Lodhi of Madhya Pradesh's ... Read more...

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BJP wins in Madhya Pradesh, Bihar (Lead)


June 29th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal/Patna, June 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday won the Jabera and Purnia by-elections in Madhya Pradesh and Bihar respectively.Dashrath Singh Lodhi of Madhya Pradesh's ruling BJP ... Read more...

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BJP wins Jabera by-poll in Madhya Pradesh


June 29th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 29 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Wednesday won the Jabera assembly by-poll by defeating his nearest Congress rival by over 11,000 votes, an ... Read more...

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Left regime suppressed democratic rights, says Narayanan


June 13th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Monday accused the erstwhile Left Front regime of suppressing democratic rights and freedom of the people and said the new government ... Read more...

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Goa government supporting killers of tribal activists: Congress


May 28th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 27 (IANS) Senior Goa Congress leaders Friday attacked the party leadership and Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, claiming both were "insensitive to tribal issues" and were dragging their ... Read more...

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Raja changed 2G spectrum policy, not me: Behura


May 25th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Distancing himself from former communications minister A. Raja, former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura Wednesday told a Delhi court hearing the 2G spectrum allocation case that ... Read more...

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Congress wins absolute majority in Assam (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) The ruling Congress party has secured an absolute majority in Assam, winning 72 seats in the 126 member legislature and leading in eight more seats. ... Read more...

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BJP wins Bastar for fifth consecutive time (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday won the Bastar Lok Sabha seat for the fifth time in a row. The BJP candidate Dinesh Kashyap ... Read more...

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AGP blames machine manipulation for defeat


May 13th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) Assam's beleaguered main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Friday blamed "manipulation of electronic voting machines (EVM) by the ruling Congress party" for its rout in ... Read more...

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BJP consolidates lead in Bastar Lok Sabha seat (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Dinesh Kashyap Friday consolidated his lead over Kawasi Lakhma of the Congress in the Bastar Lok Sabha seat. ... Read more...

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UPA against BJP-led governments: Gadkari


May 9th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at its two-day conclave of party chief ministers charged the ruling UPA of misusing government machinery against BJP state ... Read more...

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Hindus critical of Hungary for failure to protect its Roma populace


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 22 (ANI): The Hindus have strongly criticized Hungarian government for failing to protect its Roma (Gypsy) population.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said ... Read more...

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YSR party complains to poll panel


April 21st, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Leaders of YSR Congress party Thursday met senior Election Commission officials and complained about alleged misuse of government machinery by the Congress government in Andhra ... Read more...

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War against corruption may have just begun (Part-I)


April 13th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashNew Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): That corruption has been eating into the vitals of India's economy is by now a foregone conclusion. It has also subverted, to a large extent, ... Read more...

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BJP’s youth wing activists clash with police in Lucknow


April 5th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Hundreds of activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing were assaulted with batons and later detained here Tuesday as they clashed with ... Read more...

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We are being spied upon, say Congress legislators


March 9th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 9 (IANS) The personal security officers (PSO) provided by the state government as escorts are being used to spy on opposition legislators, Congress members in the Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

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Rahul upsets Shillong journalists (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's visit here turned out to be a PR disaster Monday with the media furious at being kept out of his interaction with ... Read more...

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Srikrishna report by Dec 31, Andhra to withdraw all cases (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Amid fears of violence in Andhra Pradesh, Justice B.N. Srikrishna, who heads the panel for examining the contentious issue of statehood for Telangana, Tuesday said the ... Read more...

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