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‘Unknown’ Anna has more influence now, says US report

September 15th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare, "a previously unknown figure", has assumed "far more influence" in India, said a US Congressional report Wednesday, adding that "huge ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

A Nobel for Arundhati Roy, A media dream

December 13th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Dec.13 (ANI): What if Arundhati Roy was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for err "championing the cause of oppressed minorities in India, particularly Kashmiris and Maoists"?This pithy ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen: poison fruit of saffron politics, jehadi mindset (Comment)

December 11th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Two factors have complicated the terrorism problem in India. One is Pakistan's, or rather, the Pakistan Army's implacable hostility. This animus has acquired a nihilistic dimension with the involvement ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Oz athletes at Delhi CWG in ‘top tier’ of targets for terrorists: Experts

September 25th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 25(ANI): Australian athletes at the Delhi Commonwealth Games present a top-tier target for a range of terrorist groups, security experts have said.According to The Australian, groups including the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Media was targeted, harassed: Liberhan

November 24th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Journalists covering the Dec 6, 1992, attack on the Babri Masjid were subjected to "systematic harassment" and not only were they stopped from covering the event but ... Read more...

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West Bengal Chief Minister rules out Gorkhaland state

December 6th, 2008 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) Ruling out a separate Gorkhaland state as demanded by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said he will not permit the division ... Read more...

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Shivraj Patil asks Orissa CM to take stringent measures

October 3rd, 2008 - 11:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Oct 3 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil on Friday said in a strongly-worded letter to Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to review the situation and take effective ... Read more...

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Day curfew re-imposed in Kandhmal

October 1st, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kandhmal, Oct 1 (ANI): A day curfew was re-imposed in nine police limits of Kandhmal district to curb violence. The curfew was re-imposed a day after mob violence occurred in five villages ... Read more...

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Three killed in fresh violence in Orissas Kandhmal District

September 30th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kandhmal (Orissa), Sept 30 (ANI): At least three people were killed and several were injured when the police opened fire to disperse the violent mob in Orissas Kandhmal District today. Police opened ... Read more...

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Dead body found in Orissas Raikia region

September 29th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
Raikia/Bhubaneshwar, Sept 29 (ANI): A dead body was found floating in a river near Raikia region of Orissa on Monday, just two days after communal clashes in riot hit Kandhamal District ... Read more...

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US NRI groups denounce move to topple government over n-deal

July 21st, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Parveen Chopra New York, July 21 (IANS) Indian Americans, irrespective of their leanings for political parties in India, have generally denounced the move to topple Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government on the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India to give due consideration to EU report on Kashmir mass graves

July 17th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 17 (IANS) India is aware of the resolution adopted by a "miniscule" number of members of the European Parliament on missing people in Jammu and Kashmir and will give it ... Read more...

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Peck, not kiss, darling: Shilpa to London glitterati

July 2nd, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 2 (IANS) Nervous Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty has had it with kissing on stage in front of Indians - a peck on the cheek is about ... Read more...

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