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Presidential polls dead issue, Mamata my younger sister: Mulayam


September 13th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Warming up to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Thursday called her "my younger sister" and said the July ... Read more...

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Hyderabad ‘hostage’ drama ends as suspended cop releases senior (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A four-hour-long 'hostage' drama ended here late Wednesday as a suspended head constable who had taken a senior police official hostage released him unharmed.Giriprasad Sharma, a ... Read more...

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PMANE leaders ‘abducted’ by fishermen


September 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) High drama prevailed at Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village - the hub of the anti-Kudankulam protests - Tuesday night with the leaders of People's Movement Against Nuclear ... Read more...

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Scuffles, brawls in parliament, state assemblies (Timeline)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
The Rajya Sabha Wednesday witnessed high drama as a scuffle broke out between a Samajwadi Party member Naresh Agarwal and BSP member Avtar Singh Karimpuri as a bill on quotas ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies wonder about Swiss letter saga


August 28th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) What next, wondered Pakistani dailies Tuesday after Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf got three more weeks to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Second Intro Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) High drama took place in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a big march to parliament to ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Intro Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a big march to parliament to ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a massive march to parliament ... Read more...

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Gowda resigns, Shettar stakes claim, faces ministry-making hurdle (Afternoon Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda Wednesday quit as Karnataka chief minister and Jagadish Sehttar staked claim to form the new government as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Capital drama: Manmohan joins Pranab in presidential roulette (Roundup)


June 13th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) On a day of high drama, India's presidential sweepstakes were thrown wide open Wednesday evening after two key allies of the ruling UPA, Mulayam ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill goes to committee, Anna announces another agitation (Roundup)


May 21st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ralegan Siddhi, May 21 (IANS) The Lokpal bill hit another road block Monday when it was sent to a select committee of Rajya Sabha amid high drama, soon ... Read more...

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Excessive publicity fatal for low budget movies: Mahadevan


May 10th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 10 (IANS) Director Anant Mahadevan's next directorial venture is "Life Is Good", which was written by late Sujeet Sen. He is keen to take it to the larger ... Read more...

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Andhra Congress legislator speaks against party leaders


May 10th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Miffed Andhra Pradesh Congress leader P. Shankar Rao Thursday defied his party's diktat and held a press conference outside Congress Legislature Party's locked office in the ... Read more...

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No CBI probe into Mumbai triple blasts: Supreme Court (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday rejected a plea seeking the transfer of investigations into the July 13, 2011 Mumbai triple blasts from the Maharashtra Police to ... Read more...

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Saif is sorry, says he was provoked (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) A day after being involved in a scuffle in the Taj Mahal hotel, actor Saif Ali Khan said he was "sorry" and regretted he didn't ... Read more...

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Saif Ali Khan arrested, released on bail (Fourth Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Amid high drama, Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan was arrested Wednesday evening with two others for assaulting an NRI businessman. All three were later released on ... Read more...

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Apex court shield against arrest for Mumbai blasts’ suspect (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday restrained the Mumbai Police Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) from arresting Taquee Ahmed, a south Delhi resident and brother of arrested 13/7 Mumbai ... Read more...

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Apex court shield against arrest for Mumbai blasts’ suspect


February 14th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday restrained the Mumbai Police Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) from arresting Taquee Ahmed, a south Delhi resident and brother of arrested 13/7 Mumbai ... Read more...

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‘Agneepath’ is brilliant in its brutality (IANS Hindi Film Review)


January 27th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Agneepath"; Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Om Puri; Written and Directed by Karan Malhotra; Rating: ****Long before the damsel in the den Katrina Kaif signs ... Read more...

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Rushdie & god: Jaipur Lit Fest ends on sombre note


January 24th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) God came to the rescue of the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival Tuesday evening. The spirits were marginally lifting during a lively debate about man and ... Read more...

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Zardari has immunuity as president, Gilani tells Supreme Court (Night Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Embattled Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday made a rare personal appearance for a Pakistani prime minister in the Supreme Court here and stepped forth in defence ... Read more...

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Gilani, in Supreme Court, backs Zardari (Evening Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Embattled Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday made a rare personal appearance in the Supreme Court here to come out in defence of corruption-tainted President ... Read more...

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Glamour, Delhi, Afghanistan on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


January 14th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The books this weekend are fun and easy to read.1. "Opening Night"; Written by Diksha Basu; Published by Harper-Collins India; Priced at Rs.250This is ... Read more...

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After Lokpal, hope floats for quota in women’s bill


December 25th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) With the government conceding to quota for the Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), backwards classes and minorities in the Lokpal bill, the Yadav ... Read more...

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TDP leader dares TRS chief to die for Telangana


December 24th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Amid high drama, police here Saturday arrested a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislator who wanted to hang himself for separate Telangana state, provided Telangana Rashtra ... Read more...

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Andhra police forcibly shift Kishenji’s body to home town


November 26th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) The body of slain Maoist leader Kishenji was brought to Hyderabad airport Saturday night by his family members but police foiled their attempts to bring it ... Read more...

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Key bills expected in parliament’s winter session (To go with parliament Curtain Raiser)


November 20th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Following is a list of important bills expected during the winter session of parliament from Nov 22 to Dec 21.Bills for consideration and passing:1. ... Read more...

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Australia bowled out for their fourth lowest Test total


November 10th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Nov 10 (IANS) Australia collapsed to their fourth lowest total in Test cricket, managing a paltry 47 in their second innings against South Africa here Thursday.In fact, Australia ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa avoids jail, moves to another hospital


October 18th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, arrested Saturday in corruption cases, Tuesday avoided going back to jail as he got himself shifted to a second ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa jailed till Oct 22 in corruption cases


October 16th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) On a day of high drama, former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa was Saturday jailed in two corruption cases, causing a severe loss of face ... Read more...

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Bhushan assault accused sent to jail for a day


October 13th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday sent to judicial custody for a day three youths accused of roughing up lawyer Prashant Bhushan in his Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Telangana legislators on protest in speaker’s chamber


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) In an unprecedented development, four legislators from Telangana region carried on a sit-in inside the speaker's chamber at the Andhra Pradesh assembly till late Saturday ... Read more...

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Awards for Indian comic artists announced


September 9th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) There have been awards for films, television and even music, but now get ready for an awards ceremony to felicitate the comic artists across Bollywood and ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa appears in trial court, seeks bail


August 29th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) Scam-hit former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday appeared in a trial court along with his two sons, son-in-law and 11 others and moved application ... Read more...

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PM says Hazare’s path is wrong, protests continue (Afternoon Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday accused Anna Hazare of trying to trip parliament even as thousands rallied across the country in support of the ... Read more...

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