hue and cry

Coal India coal import plans face opposition


September 14th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Coal India's plan to import coal following a government diktat has raised the hackles of workers' unions and former top officials of the state-run firm who ... Read more...

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SC declines to interfere with expressway’s toll order


September 12th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to interfere with a Punjab and Haryana High Court order making the Gurgaon-Delhi expressway toll-free, allegedly resulting in a loss ... Read more...

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Chandy expects Left’s cooperation at ‘Emerging Kerala’ meet


September 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 10 (IANS) With just two days left for the staging of 'Emerging Kerala' - a programme to showcase Kerala to the world, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is ... Read more...

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Uddhav again demands permit system for Bihari migrants


September 4th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Tuesday reiterated the party's old demand of a "permit system" to check influx of migrants from Bihar and other ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s elite behave like foreign agents: A.Q. Khan


August 13th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Pakistan's elite "toe the American line and behave like foreign agents", said disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan who lamented the "current inept and corrupt ... Read more...

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Recreativo de Huelva fans protest over Minnie Mouse kit


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Spanish club Recreativo de Huelva unveiled their new football kit for the current season and then all hell broke loose, over the design of the kit.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bihar BJP legislator arrested for killing employee


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 23 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator was arrested Monday in connection with the killing of his employee in Bihar's Katihar district, police said.Ashok Agrawal, a ... Read more...

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Strike in India’s oldest women’s college


July 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The entire teaching and administrative faculty of St. Bede's, the country's oldest all-women college in the Himachal Pradesh capital, have gone on strike over reduction ... Read more...

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German circumcision ruling raises hue and cry


July 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German court ruling in Cologne against circumcision has managed to raise a big hue and cry. Jews and Muslims have come together to protest against the ... Read more...

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CBI finds fraud in Jharkhand state service exams


July 6th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed five cases of irregularities in appointments of state administrative officials, lecturers and doctors, an official said Friday."Total ... Read more...

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Bug causes Twitter outage on Thursday


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular social networking and micro blogging site Twitter was hit by a bug on Thursday and a major outage happened.The Twitter users felt the aftereffects ... Read more...

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Air India forms search committee to find new COO


June 14th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Air India has constituted a search committee to select a chief operating officer (COO), more than a year after the last incumbent resigned.About 35 candidates ... Read more...

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Murder of ex-party colleague comes to haunt Kerala CPI-M (News Analysis)


May 20th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI M), which raises a lot of hue and cry over the killings of its cadres in West Bengal, is ... Read more...

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Toongate: Mamata lashes out against professor, calls it cyber crime


May 12th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday lashed out against the professor who had been arrested last month for allegedly circulating a "cartoon" defaming her, ... Read more...

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I-League clubs skip last meeting of ad-hoc committee


May 4th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Despite making hue and cry over the sorry state of the I-League, top clubs Friday skipped the last meeting of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) ... Read more...

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Singhvi stays away from parliament (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) After giving up his position in a parliamentary committee and the Congress party over an alleged sleaze CD, Rajya Sabha member Abhishek Manu Singhvi ... Read more...

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Singhvi CD issue his private affair, says Khurshid


April 24th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said the controversial CD allegedly featuring Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi is his private affair."You cannot treat everything in ... Read more...

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CPI-ML to move apex court against massacre case acquittal


April 20th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (CPI-ML) will move the Supreme Court against the Patna High Court verdict acquitting 23 men convicted in the 1996 massacre ... Read more...

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Hundred dog bites a day and counting in Srinagar


April 11th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) Every dog seems to be having his day in the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital. The stray population of the canines in Srinagar is over 100,000 ... Read more...

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‘Create a helpline for rape victims’


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) In a significant development, the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to create a helpline for rape victims.A bench comprising ... Read more...

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No chance of early elections in Pakistan: Gilani


December 31st, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has dismissed any chance of early polls and said the general elections would be held after the country's parliament ... Read more...

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Nothing extraordinary in Rajya Sabha proceedings: Somnath


December 30th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) Stating that the government as well as the opposition were interested in scoring political points, former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee said Friday that there ... Read more...

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Rat-bite death: Hospital orders probe, Mamata alleges CPI-M role (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 24 (IANS) As authorities at the state-run SSKM hospital Saturday ordered an enquiry into the death of a patient after he was allegedly bitten by a rat, ... Read more...

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BSP, SP have tacit understanding with Congress: BJP


November 11th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Kalraj Mishra Friday demanded that the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) clarify whether they would support ... Read more...

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Sonia hits out at Team Anna, commits Lokpal (Roundup)


November 9th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chamoli (Uttarakhand)/New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday hit out at Team Anna and said the party and the UPA government were committed to a strong ... Read more...

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Look within on corruption, Sonia tells Team Anna


November 9th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chamoli (Uttarakhand), Nov 9 (IANS) Saying that corruption cannot be erased by "mere talk" or accusing others, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday hit out at Team Anna for raising ... Read more...

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BJP bribed press for Advani roadshow, claims Congress


October 15th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal/New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's anti-graft roadshow, the Jan Chetna Yatra, has run smack into charges of cash inducements after it ... Read more...

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Website lists 100 unsafe zones for women in Delhi


September 30th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Women in Delhi can now find out on a website the areas that are not safe to travel alone, while women across the country can ... Read more...

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Laid-off Nepal workers follow in Hazare’s shoes


September 6th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 6 (IANS) Scores of militant workers, whose hostilities forced ITC's joint venture in Nepal to shut down its state-of-the-art garments factory in the Terai plains last month, ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad gives compensation to victims of police firing


September 5th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 5 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Monday met victims of police firing in Bihar's Araria district in which four people were killed and nine injured nearly ... Read more...

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Mamata echoes ‘honest’ PM on Hazare fast


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Breaking her silence on Anna Hazare's fast for a strong anti-corruption law, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday virtually echoed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying ... Read more...

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No hue and cry where ‘Aarakshan’ was shot


August 12th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 12 (IANS) Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan" is being protested in several parts of the country, but in Madhya Pradesh where the film was shot, there is no hue ... Read more...

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2G: Unitech Wireless claims it only followed policy (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Claiming innocence in the second generation spectrum allotment case, Unitech Wireless Tuesday concluded its arguments in a Delhi court, saying this is a case where ... Read more...

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2G scam will die its own death: Chandolia (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The second generation (2G) spectrum allocation scam will die its own death like the mid-1980s Bofors gun deal scandal, jailed former communications minister Andimuthu Raja's ... Read more...

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Anupam approaches film body to resolve dispute


July 29th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) With a producer making a hue and cry over Anupam Kher's refusal to return the signing amount of "Gandhi To Hitler", the actor has now ... Read more...

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