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Jayalalithaa condoles Deshmukhs’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday expressed her shock and grief at the death of union science and technology minister and former chief minister of ... Read more...

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Congress marks ‘Quit India’ movement’s 70th anniversary


August 10th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Thousands of Congressmen, including freedom fighters, remembered the sacrifices of the country's founding fathers on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of 'Quit India' movement ... Read more...

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Sonia gifted first volume of 13-part Congress history


July 24th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was presented the first book in a 13-volume series chronicling the party's history from its inception in 1885 to India's ... Read more...

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US court to hear anti-Sikh riots case against Congress party


June 7th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 7 (IANS) A US court has set June 27 to hear Indian National Congress party's plea to dismiss or stay proceedings in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case ... Read more...

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49 newly-elected MCD councillors face criminal charges


April 19th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) At least 49 newly-elected councillors in the recent Delhi civic polls face criminal charges which include murder, kidnapping and extortion, a report said Thursday.Of ... Read more...

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Jairam hopes Akhilesh brings in good governance to UP


March 10th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hiware Bazar (Maharashtra), March 10 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday congratulated Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister-designate Akhilesh Yadav and hoped that his reign would bring in good governance in ... Read more...

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Sikh group protests Sonia Gandhi’s presence in US


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) A US based Sikh group, has approached Secretary of State Hillary Clinton demanding the exclusion of Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi from the United ... Read more...

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31 percent of UP third-phase candidates have criminal cases


February 14th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 14 (IANS) Nearly 31 percent of the candidates fielded by political parties for Wednesday's third phase poll of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh state assembly election have criminal ... Read more...

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Malaviya’s birth anniversary to be commemorated


January 7th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A national committee led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been set up to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of freedom fighter and educationist ... Read more...

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India’s national anthem completes a century (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) "Jana Gana Mana...", India's lilting national anthem, completed 100 years Tuesday.First sung by a choir on this date in 1911 at the 26th session of the ... Read more...

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National anthem becomes disabled-friendly


December 27th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Exactly a century after it was first sung, India's national anthem has now become accessible to the hearing impared.Mumbai's Ali Yavar Jung Institute for Hearing Handicapped ... Read more...

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Indian national anthem completes 100 years


December 27th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Indian national anthem "Jana Gana Mana..." completed 100 years Tuesday.It was on this day in 1911 that the song, penned by Rabindranath Tagore, was first ... Read more...

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Goa’s ‘Tuberculosis’ Cunha fought colonial Portuguese cancer


December 18th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
(ATTN NEWS EDITORS: This is the third and last in a series on the 50th anniversary of Goa's liberation Dec 19, 2011. This story is about the man who mentored the ... Read more...

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100 years since Kolkata lost the crown


December 12th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) A hundred years have passed since India's capital was shifted to Delhi from Kolkata. Some say the transfer was a 'blessing in disguise', but many say ... Read more...

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PM, opposition leaders greet Sonia on 65th birthday


December 9th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, prominent opposition leaders and scores of Congress workers were among those who greeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi on her ... Read more...

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Sonia turns 66 Friday, plans low-key celebrations


December 8th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who turns 66 Friday, is likely to have a low-key birthday celebration, party sources here said.Gandhi, who underwent a surgery ... Read more...

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Madan Mohan Malaviya’s 150th birth anniversary to be celebrated


September 20th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The government has constituted a National Implementation Committee (NIC) under the chairmanship of Rajya Sabha member Karan Singh to commemorate freedom fighter Madan Mohan ... Read more...

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Netaji subject of political appropriation: New biography (With Images)


June 14th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Subhas Chandra Bose has always been regarded as a great popular hero, but official recognition of his stature as an iconic freedom fighter was somewhat ... Read more...

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Final tally for Tamil Nadu elections


May 14th, 2011 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Following is the final tally of 234 constituencies of the Tamil Nadu assembly.Total seats 234 Results declared 234Communist Party of India ... Read more...

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Election results at a glance


May 13th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Election results of Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.According to the Election Commission of India, the statewise results till 6 p.m. Friday ... Read more...

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Life of Rabindranath Tagore at a glance


May 8th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Here are milestones from Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's life as his 150th birth anniversary is celebrated Monday:1861, May 7: Rabindranath Tagore is born to Debendranath ... Read more...

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2G case will not effect alliance with DMK: Congress (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The naming of DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi as a co-accused in 2G spectrum allocation case will not threaten the alliance with the party, the ... Read more...

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Tucked away in library, a slice of freedom struggle


March 24th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 24 (IANS) To relive the era of India's freedom struggle and hail the martyrdom of Bhagat Singh, a library here has developed a 'freedom-special' section that also contains ... Read more...

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Jagan will win in Kadapa Lok Sabha by-poll, says survey by politicsparty.com


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): Politicsparty.com, which conducted the 'Voters Attitude Poll' in all the seven assembly constituencies in the Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency, has come out with the assessment that ... Read more...

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US court summons Congress party on Sikh riots case


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 2 (IANS) A US court has issued summons to India's Congress party to answer charges of "conspiring, aiding, abetting and carrying out organized attacks on Sikh population ... Read more...

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‘Overseas Indians can enroll names in voters list online’


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Feb 20 (ANI): Vayalar Ravi, the Indian Cabinet Minister of Overseas Affairs, has said that the online enrollment process of 'Indian expatriates' in the voters' register is being finalised, but added ... Read more...

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Former Union Communications and Information Technology Minister A. Raja Arrested


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Union Communications and Information Technology Minister of India A. Raja has been arrested on Wednesday along with two officers who worked under him. CBI officials reported ... Read more...

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Bofors scam: Decision on Ottavio Quattrocchi case today


January 6th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): A Delhi court will take up Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea to close the case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, the key accused in the Bofors ... Read more...

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Bofors case: Delhi Court adjourns hearing till Jan. 6


January 4th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI): A lower court in Delhi on Tuesday adjourned till Thursday the hearing of the Bofors payoff case closure plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).The CBI ... Read more...

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Delhi court to decide on CBI’s closure report in Bofors case


January 4th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI): After an income tax tribunal tracked down the money trail in the Bofors scandal, a Delhi court will today decide whether the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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Congress celebrates 126th foundation day


December 28th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Congress on Tuesday celebrated its 126th foundation day with its chief Sonia Gandhi unfurling the party flag at a function here.Top Congress leaders including Prime Minister ... Read more...

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BJP, opposition rubbishes raids on Kalmadi, aide residences


December 24th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 24 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and other opposition parties on Friday rubbished the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) raids on the residences of Commonwealth Games Organising ... Read more...

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‘I am deeply pained to learn of Karunakaran’s demise’, says Krishna


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Condoling the death of former Kerala Chief Minister K. Karunakaran, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Thursday said that he is deeply pained to learn of ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari condoles death of former Kerala CM Karunakaran


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has condoled the death of veteran Congress leader and former Kerala Chief Minister K. Karunakaran, who passed away in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday."I ... Read more...

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Former Kerala CM Karunakaran dies after prolonged illness


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (ANI): Veteran Congress leader and former Kerala Chief Minister K Karunakaran breathed his last on Thursday after suffering a stroke and acute breathing problems at a hospital here.He was ... Read more...

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