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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi released (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, charged with sedition, walked out of jail Wednesday, a day after he was granted bail. The case against the India Against Corruption ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Manesar plant reopens after 34-day shutdown


August 21st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Production restarted at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant Tuesday under heavy security more than a month after violence and rioting led to a shutdown of the ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces peaceful march to parliament (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday announced a peaceful march to parliament and said he should be allowed to go ahead because he wanted to be ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces march to parliament, cops say no


August 13th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday asked his supporters at Ramlila Maidan to get ready for the next phase of the movement against corruption and announced ... Read more...

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Controversial mosque site area peaceful


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The area close to the purported excavated mosque site near the historic Jama Masjid, where thousands of Muslims offered Friday prayers and a mob attacked ... Read more...

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Jailed Bihar politician to be awarded Ph.D


July 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 7 (IANS) Another jailed Bihar politician Vijay Kumar Shukla alias Munna Shukla, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a minister, is set to be awarded a PhD. for ... Read more...

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Bhanwari Devi case: Re-arrested suspect sent to 10-days custody


July 4th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, July 3 (IANS) A day after he was re-arrested after his escape 19 days ago, a court here Tuesday sent Bhanwari Devi murder case accused Kailash Jakhar to 10 ... Read more...

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Municipal elections in Lucknow Saturday


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Polling will be held Saturday to elect the corporators of the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) and the city mayor, besides members of the eight nagar panchayats ... Read more...

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Voting under way in Hatia bypoll in Jharkhand


June 12th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 12 (IANS) Heavy security was in place Tuesday as voters queued up to cast their ballots in the by-election to the Jharkhand assembly from the Hatia ... Read more...

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Buses damaged, trains movement disrupted in Bengal (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Protestors damaged and set afire buses, put up road blockades and disrupted train movement as the 12-hour shutdown called against the rise in petrol prices ... Read more...

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Bus set on fire, train movement partially hit in Bengal


May 31st, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Protestors set fire to a bus, put up road blockades and disrupted train movement in at least one place as the 12-hour shutdown called by ... Read more...

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Fans welcome KKR players to Kolkata


May 29th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Over a thousand frenzied cricket fans, many of thembeating drums and chanting "KKR, KKR", welcomed Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders' players as they ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Putin returns to Kremlin amid protests (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vladimir Putin was sworn in as Russia's president Monday in a glittering Kremlin ceremony that took place less than 24 hours after protesters opposed to ... Read more...

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Government losing its way in Maoist minefield


April 24th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Two Italians kidnapped in Odisha, then a legislator and now a collector in Chhattisgarh. The high profile abductions have again focused attention on the ... Read more...

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Court extends Rajasthan BJP leader’s judicial custody


April 16th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 16 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Monday extended till April 24 the judicial custody of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Rajendra Singh ... Read more...

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Shutdown affects Punjab, Rajoana appeals for peace (Third Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) A shutdown called by Sikh groups to protest the scheduled hanging of terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana affected life in most parts of Punjab but the man ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits Punjab, Rajoana appeals for calm (Second Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) A shutdown called by Sikh groups to protest the scheduled hanging of terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana affected life in most parts of Punjab but the man ... Read more...

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Punjab shutdown affects life but peaceful (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) The one-day bandh (shutdown) called by various Sikh organisations Wednesday to protest against the scheduled hanging of Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana affected ... Read more...

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Tight security across Punjab ahead of Rajoana hanging


March 28th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) Security was tightened across Punjab Wednesday following a shutdown call given by various Sikh organisations against the hanging of Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Balwant Singh ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M MP, aides jailed for Nandigram violence


March 27th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) A West Bengal court Tuesday sent former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MP Laxman Seth and two of his associates, who allegedly plotted the violent incidents ... Read more...

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Lalu, Mishra deny charges in fodder scam case (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
R0anchi, Feb 14 (IANS) Two former Bihar chief ministers, Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra have denied charges made against them in a case related to the multi-million rupee fodder scam.The ... Read more...

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V-day brings heavy security for Chandigarh


February 14th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) Over 900 police personnel spread out over Chandigarh Tuesday - the reason? Security for the Valentine's Day.Police say they intend to stop any hooliganism that ... Read more...

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Lalu and Mishra appear in CBI court on fodder scam case


February 14th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 14 (IANS) Two former Bihar chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra appeared in a CBI court in Ranchi Tuesday to record their statements in a case ... Read more...

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Husain Haqqani fears he will be killed


January 4th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Former Pakistani envoy to the US Husain Haqqani, who is currently staying as a guest at the prime minister's official residence in Islamabad, fears that ... Read more...

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BKI terrorists sent to custody till Jan 2 (third lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS): The two Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorists arrested Thursday were remanded in by Delhi Police's custody till January 2 by a court here Friday.Sarabpreet ... Read more...

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Two Babbar Khalsa terrorists arrested (second lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS): Two Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorists, who were on a mission to assassinate three religious leaders and some politicians, were arrested from Delhi and Punjab ... Read more...

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Mixed response to retailers’ strike in Bihar


December 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 1 (IANS) The 12-hour strike called by traders and retailers in Bihar Thursday to protest the government's decision to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail evoked ... Read more...

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Bihar bypoll peaceful, 55 percent voter turnout


November 30th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) About 55 percent voter turnout was recorded in the assembly byelection in Laukaha constituency of Bihar Wednesday, officials said.The bypoll, in Madhubani district, passed off peacefully ... Read more...

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Eid-ul-Zuha celebrated with fervour in Lucknow


November 7th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 7 (IANS) Eid-ul-Zuha, also known as Bakrid, was celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety amidst heavy security arrangements in Uttar Pradesh's capital Monday.Muslims thronged mosques and prayer grounds ... Read more...

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Polling ends in Hisar by-poll, over 70 percent turnout expected (Third Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Oct 13 (IANS) The polling process was peacefully completed at 5 p.m. in the crucial Hisar Lok Sabha by-election in Haryana Thursday where Team Anna has asked ... Read more...

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Good turnout in Hisar by-election


October 13th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Oct 13 (IANS) Polling proceeded peacefully and briskly in the crucial Hisar Lok Sabha by-election with more than half of the 1.3 million electorate voting till 3 ... Read more...

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Bardem, baby accompany Penelope on Bosnia film shoot


September 9th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sarajevo, Sep 9 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actress Penelope Cruz will be accompanied by her husband Javier Bardem and the couple's infant son during her stay in Sarajevo to film the movie ... Read more...

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Two lawyers killed in Uttar Pradesh clash


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) Two lawyers were killed and five injured when lekhpals (revenue officials) opened fire during a clash with them in Uttar Pradesh?s Lakhimpur Kheri district Saturday, officials ... Read more...

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Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated with fervour in Lucknow


August 31st, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) The festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramazan, was Wednesday celebrated with traditional enthusiasm in this Uttar Pradesh capital amid ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in Uttar Pradesh ahead of Eid


August 31st, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) Heavy security arrangements have been made across Uttar Pradesh ahead of Eid ul-Fitr - the festival marking the end of the fasting month of Ramzan - ... Read more...

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