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Santosh Hegde to guide Goa activists in mining scam


September 11th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde, who exposed the illegal mining scam in his state, will now give civil society activists in Goa tips to bring to ... Read more...

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Law Commission can’t define an ‘influential person’!


June 10th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Amid growing demand that influential people involved in criminal cases should be investigated and tried quickly, the Law Commission has said it is not feasible ... Read more...

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‘Hum Tum Shabana’, a bad attempt by Sagar Ballary (IANS Movie Review - Rating: * 1/2)


September 30th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Hum Tum Shabana"; Cast: Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade, Minissha Lamba, Satish Kaushik, and introducing Pia Trivedi; Director: Sagar Ballary; Rating: * 1/2Coming from a comic guru like Sagar Ballary, who ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh minister named in attempt to murder case


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Agriculture Education and Research Minister Rajpal Tyagi and a former municipal councillor have been named as conspirators in a case of attempt to ... Read more...

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Goa closes illegal mine after tribal protests


May 16th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) The Goa government Monday ordered closure of an illegal open cast iron ore mine at Cavrem in face of a sustained campaign by tribals living in ... Read more...

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Land grab row turns violent in Patna, one dead


April 5th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 5 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were shot here Tuesday as a land dispute between a builder and a group of people, mostly Dalits, turned violent, ... Read more...

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‘Britain using soft approach with Gaddafi defector Koussa’


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Former Libya Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa might have been named as one of the key men behind the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, but British officials have adopted a "softly-softly" ... Read more...

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Reporter recalls how she fought Gaddafi’s goons to try to rescue raped woman


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 3 (ANI): Sky News foreign affairs correspondent Lisa Holland has opened up how she fought Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's henchmen to try to protect a raped woman and how ... Read more...

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Gaddafi now a nervous wreck, says former aide


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has become a "psychological wreck" and was hiding in a "bomb-battered bunker" surrounded by his henchmen, according to a former aide.Musa Kusa, ... Read more...

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Gaddafi is a psychological wreck, says ex-Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2(ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi is a psychological wreck, former Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister Moussa Koussa has told British spy chiefs.According to the Sun, Koussa said that Gaddafi is cowering ... Read more...

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Foreign journalists targeted by Gaddafi’s men after gang-rape claim by Libyan woman


March 27th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 27(ANI): International journalists, who tried to intervene to protect Iman al-Obeidi who claims that she was gang-raped for two days by 15 of Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's henchmen in Tripoli, ... Read more...

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Amar Singh takes off trousers at press meet


February 10th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 10 (IANS) Cheesed off with the-oft repeated criticism about using luxury vehicles during his much-hyped Purvachal Yatra in pursuance of his campaign for carving out a new state out of ... Read more...

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Rahul meets three rape victims in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi spent Monday meeting three victims of sexual assault, including a young girl with deep gashes and half an ear chopped off in ... Read more...

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Rahul’s healing touch - visits victims of sexual assault


February 7th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 7 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi devoted Monday to visiting two 17-year-old Dalit girls who have been victims of brutal sexual assault -- he first travelled to the village ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi meets Banda rape victim


February 7th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
Shahbajpur (Lucknow), Feb 7 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Monday met the teenaged girl, who was allegedly raped by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Purushottam Naresh Dwivedi, in her ... Read more...

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BSP lawmaker’s remand extended by 14 days


January 21st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Banda, Jan 21 (IANS) A local court here Friday extended by 14 days the judicial remand of Purshottam Naresh Dwivedi, a Bahujan Samaj Party legislator who is facing the charge of ... Read more...

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Fourth accused in Banda rape case surrenders


January 18th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Banda (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 18 (IANS) Ravan Garg, the fourth accused in the Banda rape case, surrendered before a local court in this Uttar Pradesh district Tuesday, officials said. The prime ... Read more...

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I want to kill BSP legislator: Banda rape victim


January 16th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Banda (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 16 (IANS) A day after her release from prison, the 17-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by a ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator and jailed on ... Read more...

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Banda rape victim released from jail


January 15th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl who was implicated in a theft case after she accused a ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator from Banda of raping her, was released ... Read more...

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Custody of girl raped by BSP legislator extended in theft case


January 14th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Banda (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 14 (IANS) A local court here Friday extended the judicial remand of the minor girl - allegedly raped by ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Purshottam Naresh ... Read more...

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Will get in touch with home ministry on UP gang rape: Tirath


January 13th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath Thursday said that she will get in touch with the ministry of home affairs (MHA) to enquire into the ... Read more...

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BSP legislator accused of rape arrested (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Purshottam Naresh Dwivedi was arrested in Banda Thursday on charges of raping and illegally confining a minor, top officials ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders BSP legislator’s arrest in minor’s rape (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday ordered the arrest of her party legislator Purshottam N. Dwivedi, accused of being involved in the gang rape of a minor in ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders BSP legislator’s arrest in minor’s gang rape


January 12th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 12 (IANS) The Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday ordered the "immediate arrest" of Bahujan Samaj Party legislator Purshottam Narain Dwivedi for his alleged involvement in the gang rape ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh girl was raped by legislator, his guards


January 11th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 11 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Purshottam Dwivedi and his two security guards had raped a 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, a preliminary report by the ... Read more...

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Rape accused legislator claims he is impotent


January 4th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 4 (IANS) A ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator accused of raping a 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district Tuesday claimed he was "impotent"."I am being implicated, the ... Read more...

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Mayawati suspends BSP legislator accused of rape (Lead)


January 2nd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati Sunday ordered the suspension of party legislator Purshottam Narain Dwivedi for his alleged involvement in the ... Read more...

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Rape-accused BSP legislator suspended


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday suspended a legislator of her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) accused of raping a minor girl.In an order, the chief minister said ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders probe into rape allegations against BSP legislator


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday ordered a police inquiry into the allegations of gangrape and illegal confinement of a minor girl by a ruling Bahujan Samaj ... Read more...

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Congress demands arrest of ‘rapist’ BSP legislator


December 31st, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 31 (IANS) The Congress's Uttar Pradesh unit Friday demanded "immediate arrest" of a ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator and his cohorts allegedly involved in gang-rape of a minor ... Read more...

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Brit Indian Sikh found guilty of wife’s murder over her asking for divorce


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3(ANI): The husband of a mother-of-two Brit Indian woman, who had her hand severed as she was killed in a street attack in Greenford last November, has been found ... Read more...

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Christianity in Egypt started 200 years earlier than thought


November 30th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Utah, Nov 30 (ANI): Brigham Young University researchers have unearthed evidence that proves Christianity in Egypt started two centuries earlier than previously believed.The researchers were digging on the edge of the Fayum ... Read more...

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Review 2 : Golmaal 3 (2010)


November 6th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The third installment of the rib tickling comedy series is back again. Promoted as the first trilogy in the comedy genre, the name itself promises three ... Read more...

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Defeated candidate chops off rival’s hand in Uttar Pradesh


October 31st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 31 (IANS) A candidate defeated in the recently-concluded panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh chopped off a hand of his rival, who too had lost the election, police said Sunday. Assailants ... Read more...

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Campbell ‘felt she was on trial while testifying at war crimes tribunal’


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Naomi Campbell says she felt as if she was on trial instead of Liberian warlord Charles Taylor's, when she testified at an international war crimes tribunal this ... Read more...

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