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J&K; parties boycott interlocutors’ report


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Activists of the Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Sunday attempted to thrash former interlocutor Dileep Padgoankar when he was en route to meet Congress partymen here ... Read more...

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US lauds India’s role in eradicating polio


August 28th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The US appreciates India's role in eradicating polio and the joint effort by both the countries towards ensuring child survival, US representative to the United ... Read more...

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At Earth Summit, Natarajan longs for some green food


June 21st, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Jayanthi Natarajan, India's environment minister and principal interlocutor at the Earth Summit who is assisting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, it appears, has enough ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh peace process with Maoists hangs in balance


June 6th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 6 (IANS) With only a few minor level Maoists released from jail by the Chhattisgarh government so far, the fate of the peace process initiated during negotiations for ... Read more...

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Confident of Myanmar acting tough against NE rebels: India


June 1st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Umsaw (Meghalaya), June 1 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh Friday exuded confidence that the Myanmar would act against Indian rebels operating in that country."In the aftermath of our ... Read more...

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Omar reserves comment on interlocutor’s report


May 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 24 (IANS) After the Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors' report was made public Thursday, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said he would comment on it only after discussions with ... Read more...

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Chidambaram is biggest murderer of democracy: Swami Agnivesh (Interview)


May 7th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Saying the government has "done nothing" to address the rights of poor tribals, noted social activist and former peace negotiator Swami Agnivesh blames Home ... Read more...

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Interlocutor Halder meets Ranjan Daimary in Guwahati


April 25th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 25 (IANS) The central government's peace interlocutor for the the northeast and former Intelligence Bureau chief P.C. Halder met the chief of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) ... Read more...

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Maoists offer swap, no interlocutor for talks (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) Uncertainty persisted Wednesday on the fate of the two Italians abducted by Maoists in Odisha, with talks likely to be delayed further as it was not ... Read more...

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Abduction crisis deepens, interlocutor refuses to mediate


March 20th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 20 (IANS) The hostage crisis in Odisha deepened Tuesday, six days after two Italian nationals were abducted by Maoists, with one of the three interlocutors saying he did ... Read more...

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Halder meets chief of NDFB anti-talk faction


February 10th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 10 (IANS) The central government's proposed peace process with the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) appears to be headed in the right direction.This ... Read more...

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Ceasefire agreements with Assam rebel groups extended


January 18th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday extended by another six months separate ceasefire agreements with two rebel groups in Assam that would facilitate the ongoing peace process ... Read more...

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Kisheji ‘tortured and killed’, says CPI-Maoist


November 25th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) alleged Friday that its leader Kishenji was "tortured and brutally killed" after his arrest in West Bengal."This murder looks ... Read more...

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IMF right forum to help Eurozone economies: India


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) Even as the G20 is closely monitoring how the members of the Eurozone propose to resolve the crisis, India firmly believes the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh heads for G20 Summit in Cannes Wednesday


October 29th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads for the G20 Summit in Cannes in the French Riviera Wednesday, with a somewhat limited role for India this ... Read more...

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ULFA demands constitutional amendment at talks


October 25th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A charter of demands of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), which includes constitutional amendments to provide Assam greater control over its ... Read more...

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AFSPA revocation: Ball in Kashmir governor’s court


October 25th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 25 (IANS) Governor N.N. Vohra will have a final say in deciding whether special powers to the armed forces in Jammu and Kashmir are to be revoked from ... Read more...

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Karzai to brief India on new Taliban strategy


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai comes here Tuesday on a two-day visit during which the two sides are expected to ink a strategic partnership accord ... Read more...

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Rabbani’s killing reminder of dangers to Afghan peace: Manmohan


September 24th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the assassination of former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani was "a chilling reminder" of the designs of the enemies ... Read more...

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Khurshid represents India at prayers for Rabbani


September 24th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Saturday represented India at a prayer ceremony in Kabul for former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani, who was assassinated at his ... Read more...

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Did Pakistani Kashmir leader meet central interlocutor?


September 20th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Visiting former Pakistani Kashmir prime minister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary Tuesday denied meeting central interlocutor Radha Kumar but a local news agency, citing sources, insisted he had ... Read more...

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Satish Misra wants to sue WikiLeaks, denies Mayawati comment


September 6th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) general secretary Satish Chandra Misra Tuesday denied a US diplomatic cable on whistleblower website WikiLeaks that he had called Uttar ... Read more...

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Bengal Maoists ready for talks, says interlocutor


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) A team of interlocutors engaged by the West Bengal government to initiate talks with the Maoists Saturday said the rebels are ready for talks and ... Read more...

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Hazare ending fast a great relief: Pranab


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who was the chief government interlocutor with Team Anna, Thursday described as a "great relief" Anna Hazare ending his fast ... Read more...

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Lokpal debate in parliament Saturday; Anna firm on key demands (Roundup)


August 27th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Parliament will Saturday hold a special sitting to take up the Lokpal issue in a bid to end the dragging fast by Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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Mukherjee says discussions in both houses after his statement


August 27th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, the government's chief interlocutor with Team Anna, Friday said he will make a statement in Lok Sabha on the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Some Jan Lokpal bill provisions are impractical: Pranab


August 26th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, the government's chief interlocutor with Team Anna, Friday said some proposals of the civil society's Jan Lokpal bill, if accepted, ... Read more...

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Pranab appeals to Anna to give up fast


August 26th, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, the government's top interlocutor to resolve the stand off over the Jan Lokpal Bill, Thursday night urged Anna Hazare to ... Read more...

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US pledges to protect Libyan embassy in Washington


August 6th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The US government will protect the Libyan embassy and its personnel in Washington, the State Department said after handing over the embassy to the rebel National ... Read more...

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France transfers Gaddafi funds to Libyan rebels


August 1st, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- The French government on Monday announced that it will transfer the frozen assets of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to the opposition National Transitional Council (NTC), which France considers ... Read more...

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People tend to mirror mannerisms of those they like


August 1st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Two people who like each other will often unwittingly mirror each other's mannerisms, leaning forward in close synchrony, for instance, that strengthens their bond, says a ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Pandits want Padgaonkar to go for ‘Fai links’


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) A joint forum of Kashmiri Pandit migrants Saturday demanded the resignation of Dilip Padgaonkar, who heads the three-member central government appointed interlocutors on Kashmir, alleging that ... Read more...

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Naga separatists, government ‘narrow down’ differences


July 18th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Negotiators of the central government and the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM), the dominant separatist group in the northeastern state, ... Read more...

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Ceasefire agreement with ULFA soon: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The government Wednesday welcomed a unilateral ceasefire offer of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) with a pledge that the peace gesture ... Read more...

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Kashmiris want permanent solution: Interlocutors


July 13th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 13 (IANS) The central government's interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday said people in the three regions of the state -- the valley, Ladakh and Jammu -- ... Read more...

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