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Journalist S. Dharamarajan dead


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) The last rites of veteran journalist S. Dharmarajan, who died at his home here following brief illness, were held Sunday, a family friend. He was 78.A ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for third day; all-party meeting on Monday (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted for the third day Thursday as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the CAG report on alleged ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for the day over coal saga (Third Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the third day Thursday as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the alleged ... Read more...

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Parliament again disrupted over coal saga (Second Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the third day Thursday as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the alleged ... Read more...

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Parliament again disrupted over coal scam (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament saw disruptions Thursday as the opposition demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Comptroller and Auditor General's ... Read more...

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16 pilgrims killed after truck falls into gorge in India


July 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
KASHMIR, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Sixteen Hindu worshipers were killed when their truck fell into a gorge in Kashmir, India late Thursday, according to reports. Another sixteen were injured.The truck was carrying ... Read more...

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Khurshid’s comments on Rahul are fodder for BJP, Left (Intro Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's remarks Tuesday that a lack of ideological direction plagued the Congress and that Rahul Gandhi was performing only a ... Read more...

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Khurshid’s comments on Rahul are BJP fodder (Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's remarks Tuesday that a lack of ideological direction plagued the Congress and that Rahul Gandhi was performing only a ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi has no clear convergent thinking: BJP


July 10th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Pouncing on comments made by Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid about Rahul Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said the Congress general secretary ... Read more...

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My statement on Congress, Rahul misinterpreted: Khurshid (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said his comments on the Congress and its general secretary Rahul Gandhi in a daily newspaper had ... Read more...

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My statement on Congress, Rahul misinterpreted: Khurshid


July 10th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said his comments on the Congress and general secretary Rahul Gandhi in a daily newspaper had been ... Read more...

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‘No need for media regulatory law, but stronger editorial filters’


July 6th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) There is need for stronger editorial filters rather than "content filters" in the form of a law to regulate the media, speakers at a ... Read more...

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10 percent of news paid for: Nihal Singh


July 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) About 10 percent of news in the papers is paid for, estimates veteran journalist and author S. Nihal Singh, discounting the view that there is ... Read more...

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Kejriwal to send legal notice to Indian Express


May 26th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Saturday said he would send a legal notice to the Indian Express newspaper for publishing a report claiming that ... Read more...

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Coup story was blown out of proportion: Army chief


May 26th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Friday said the story that suggested a coup bid on the basis of movement of two key army units ... Read more...

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Media needs to be regulated, say senior journalists


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The media needs regulation, several senior journalists said here Thursday, adding that its proliferation has lowered standards, with news being served instantly."The media needs regulation ... Read more...

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Court bans reports on army movement episode near Delhi (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 10 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Tuesday restrained the electronic and print media from publishing and broadcasting any news reports on the movement of two army units towards ... Read more...

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Order independent probe into defence ministry developments: Hazare


April 10th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to order an inquiry into the recent developments in the defence ministry by ... Read more...

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Service chiefs to depose before parliamentary panel


April 9th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Taking serious note of the gaps in defence preparedness, a parliamentary panel Monday summoned the three armed forces chiefs to depose before it April 19-20 ... Read more...

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Army chief blames ‘rogue elements’ for controversy


April 7th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh has blamed "rogue elements" in the bureaucracy for stroking controversies and denied any rift between him and Defence Minister ... Read more...

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No ‘c’ word in Indian Army’s lexicon (Comment)


April 7th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
The dreaded 'c'-word has rarely been uttered in connection with the Indian Army because it is supposed to have inherited in full measure the professional traditions of its colonial mentors ... Read more...

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‘Deep’ government-army trust deficit: Advani


April 6th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said the Indian Express report on the government getting spooked by an army movement highlighted ... Read more...

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Army chief had warned exercise may be misconstrued


April 5th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, General V.K. Singh, had forewarned of a controversy that an army exercise would be misconstrued as "something else" by people with ... Read more...

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Army chief calls coup report ‘absolutely stupid’


April 5th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 5 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Thursday dismissed as "absolutely stupid" a report that suggested a coup bid on the basis of movement of two ... Read more...

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Army ‘coup’ report fizzles out, government terms it ‘alarmist’ (Roundup)


April 4th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) The stir caused by a media report Wednesday morning about an attempted "military coup" in January turned into a whimper by the evening after ... Read more...

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MPs question defence ministry, army on ‘coup’ reports


April 4th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Concerned over media reports of the Indian Army moving two key battalions to the national capital and army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's letter to ... Read more...

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Ridiculous, irresponsible, say ex-chiefs of report


April 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) "Ridiculous," "irresponsible", "contemptible" and "mischief" were the common refrain of several former armed forces chiefs, senior officials and strategic analysts on the sensational media ... Read more...

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Sort out trust deficit with army, BJP tells government (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday sought a "proactive" role by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in resolving the "rising trust deficit" between the ... Read more...

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Army movement was nothing unusual, says Antony (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday denied that the Indian army had intimidated the civilian government by moving two of its units towards the capital in January ... Read more...

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PM, Antony rubbish report on army movement as baseless (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called a media report on two key army units moving closer to the capital in January without prior notice ... Read more...

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No doubt about armed forces’ patriotism: Antony


April 4th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said he did not doubt the patriotism of the armed forces and that the reported movement of two army units towards ... Read more...

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PM calls report on suspicious army movement ‘alarmist’


April 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the media report on two key army units being moved suspiciously closer to the capital from their bases ... Read more...

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Trust deficit with army, PM must clear air: BJP


April 4th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must tell the nation what exactly happened, referring to a media report that ... Read more...

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Report on suspicious army movement baseless: Government


April 4th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday denied as "baseless and incorrect" a media report that in January two key army units had suspiciously moved closer to the capital ... Read more...

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George Joseph remembered as a daring journalist


March 15th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Union ministers and senior Kerala leaders Monday paid tributes to the late George Joseph, IANS' political editor, describing him as a daring journalist who reported ... Read more...

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