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Virbhadra Singh: BJP got kickbacks in NRHM project in Himachal


September 10th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh of receiving kickbacks in purchasing ambulances under the National ... Read more...

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UP to hold students union polls on Lyngdoh panel pattern


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Students union polls in Uttar Pradesh would be held on the basis of recommendations made by the high-powered Lyngdoh Committee, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ordered ... Read more...

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Pushkar is where it’s kosher for Israeli tourists (Travel Feature)


July 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pushkar (Rajasthan), July 5 (IANS) Signboards and menus in Hebrew, shopkeepers greeting visitors with "shalom" and familiar food like humus, wraps and soup with dumplings. It's a mini Israel out ... Read more...

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Eight Assam districts affected by floods


June 18th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 18 (IANS) The overall flood situation in Assam has worsened since Sunday with flood waters now affecting eight districts, officials said. No casualties, however, have been reported ... Read more...

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Mamata government’s ad blitz on anniversary


May 20th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government marked its one year in office Sunday with an advertisement blitzkrieg in local and national dailies.Virtually emulating Tamil nadu Chief ... Read more...

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Didi emulates Amma in tom-tomming her achievements (West Bengal newsletter)


May 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) After crying hoarse about the West Bengal government's poor finances, the Mamata Banerjee government is now splurging money to highlight its achievements on its first ... Read more...

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Dikshit, Gupta told to settle suit amicably


May 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday for the third time asked Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijendra Gupta to ... Read more...

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Settle defamation case, court tells Dikshit, BJP leader


April 24th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijendra Gupta to settle out of court their ... Read more...

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BJP’s extravagant campaign clicked with people: Congress


April 20th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) "extravagant campaign" for the Delhi civic polls, in which it spent five times more than the Congress party, ... Read more...

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MCD polls have lost their carnival spirit: Contestants


April 5th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The civic elections in Delhi have lost their carnival spirit, feel many political parties and candidates, due to the state election commission's strict code ... Read more...

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Akhilesh sets fresh rules for SP workers, says don’t cross ‘Lakshman Rekha’


March 17th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 16 (IANS) Haunted by the spectre of a repeat of hooliganism that marred the the 2004-2007 tenure of the Samajwadi Party government, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ... Read more...

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Settle defamation case amicably: Court urges Dikshit, BJP leader


March 15th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday asked Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijendra Gupta to settle their dispute related to ... Read more...

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Image conscious Akhilesh Yadav begins ‘clean up’


March 12th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 12 (IANS) Two days before he becomes the Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav has cracked the whip on overzealous party workers, hinting at a complete makeover of ... Read more...

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Facing manpower shortage, Indian Navy on recruitment drive


February 26th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Facing a massive shortage in its officer and sailor cadre, Indian Navy has gone on a campaign overdrive to attract the youth to join a ... Read more...

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Protect consumers against misleading ads: Minister


February 14th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Stating there is no need to control the media, the government Tuesday stressed on an enabling mechanism to curb misleading advertisements in order to protect ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray slams Shiv Sena, Congress, NCP


February 11th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Feb 11 (IANS) Ahead of the Maharashtra civic polls Feb 16, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Saturday said that the Shiv Sena, the Congress and the ... Read more...

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Highlighting Bhopal’s cause through art (With Images)


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 2 (IANS) The year he was born saw the world's worst industrial disaster, the Bhopal gas leak. Some 27 years down the line, he is now trying to ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray’s birthday passes as a low-key affair


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray's 86th birthday Monday was a low-key affair due to the code of conduct in place ahead of the Mumbai civic ... Read more...

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Poll panel watching! Punjab goes low on ladoos, posters (Punjab Newsletter)


January 21st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Had it not been for the media, both print and broadcast, people in Punjab would never have known that an election was happening for 117 assembly ... Read more...

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Quraishi defends cover-up directive to BSP


January 9th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi Monday brushed aside criticism of the directive to cover statues of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati and ... Read more...

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Court fines Sheila Dikshit Rs.3,000


January 6th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday fined Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dixit Rs.3,000, for failing to file a reply in her defamation case against ... Read more...

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Election Commission to monitor ‘paid news’


December 28th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 28 (IANS) The Election Commission has decided to maintain a strict vigil on 'paid news' by deploying special surveillance teams ahead of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ... Read more...

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Poll panel rejects Punjab’s octroi abolition, more cash seized


December 27th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has rejected the Punjab government's decision abolishing octroi on petrol and diesel sales in towns and cities across the state, officials said ... Read more...

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Kolkata police ‘humming’ Kolaveri to rein in errant bikers


December 27th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Smitten by the national rage "Kolaveri Di" sung by south Indian film star Dhanush, the Kolkata traffic police is literally humming 'Why this herogiri di?' these ... Read more...

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Mayawati woos Muslims, other groups


December 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 17 (IANS) After Brahmins and Dalits, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati is all set to woo Muslims, Kshatriyas and Vaishyas at ... Read more...

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Court asks police to book Vidya Balan for obscenity


December 8th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Controversies continue to dog "The Dirty Picture" with a city court directing police to book actress Vidya Balan for posing for indecent photographs on the ... Read more...

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Rahul to evoke Nehru for reviving Congress in Uttar Pradesh


November 13th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, seen as the party's best bet for the upcoming polls in Uttar Pradesh, was all set to evoke the memory of ... Read more...

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Tainted IAS officer among ‘proud women of Madhya Pradesh’


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 2 (IANS) An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who was suspended for alleged corruption features among the 'Proud Women of Madhya Pradesh' whose photographs have been put on ... Read more...

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‘Last Night’, a poignant tale of temptation


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Last Night"; Cast: Sam Worthington, Eva Mendes, Keira Knightley, Guillaume Canet; Director: Massy Tadjedin; Rating: ****One of the most complex monsters to handle in the world, is a man-woman ... Read more...

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Nine nabbed for Bangalore Congress corporator’s murder


October 10th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) Nine people were arrested for their alleged involvement in the murder of Congress corporator S. Nataraj here Oct 1 owing to personal rivalry, police said ... Read more...

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Ads that make tall claims to be brought under scanner


September 17th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) People promising you the moon will soon go under the scanner with the government working out a mechanism to regulate misleading advertisements."The existing provisions of ... Read more...

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Trinamool filling key educational posts with cronies: Left


September 16th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front Friday accused the Trinamool Congress-led state government of filling key posts in educational institutions with people close to the party."The way ... Read more...

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Paraguay or Venezuela, who plays Argentina Friday?


August 31st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Who would Messi and his Argentinians play against in the Sept 2 FIFA official friendly tie here? Venezuela, of course. No, if some hoardings that ... Read more...

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Chennai woman continues fast in Hazare’s support


August 19th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) S. Sujatha, the only woman among the nearly 40 people on an indefinite fast here in support of Anna Hazare's demand for a strong anti-corruption law, ... Read more...

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Why is everybody up in arms against my film: Prakash Jha (Second Lead)


August 7th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha, whose Mumbai residence and office were ransacked by activists of Republican Party of India (RPI) Saturday, confirmed that nobody got hurt and ... Read more...

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