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Protest against irrigation project delay intensifies


August 31st, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 (IANS) Life came to a standstill in Odisha's Bolangir town Friday during a shutdown called by residents as they intensified their agitation seeking revival of an irrigation ... Read more...

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BJD intensifies protest against Polavaram project


August 27th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Monday intensified its protest against the construction of the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.Thousands of BJD workers and ... Read more...

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Odisha objects to Andhra’s move on Polavaram project


July 24th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) Odisha Tuesday objected to Andhra Pradesh floating tenders for the construction of multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project in that state, with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik raising ... Read more...

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Suri murder accused owns lands worth Rs.140 crore


May 4th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 4 (IANS) The prime accused in the murder of gangster Gangula Suryanarayana Reddy alias Suri owns lands worth over Rs.140 crore and was involved in many settlements including ... Read more...

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Court rejects Yeddyurappa plea to quash corruption cases


January 31st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) The Karnataka high court Tuesday rejected former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's plea to quash two corruption and illegal land deals cases against him for which ... Read more...

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KCR threatens defamation case against TDP leaders


October 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao Friday threatened to file a defamation case against Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders for allegations that he ... Read more...

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Another probe ordered against Yeddyurappa


October 26th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 26 (IANS) Trouble for arrested former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa continues. Police were Wednesday given one month's time by a court here to probe the sixth ... Read more...

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$250 mn World Bank credit for West Bengal farmers


October 4th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $250 million credit and loan to the West Bengal Accelerated Development of Minor Irrigation Project (ADMIP) for increasing agricultural production ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa granted anticipatory bail in graft case


September 15th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Thursday granted anticipatory bail to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in a corruption case related to a tender he approved in ... Read more...

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Another Yeddyurappa bail plea hearing adjourned


August 30th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday adjourned hearing on the anticipatory bail application of scam-hit former state chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to Sep 5 in ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa fails to get anticipatory bail


August 26th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 26 (IANS) Scam-hit Karnataka former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Friday failed in his bid for anticipatory bail and for cancelling a police probe into corruption charges against ... Read more...

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Yeddyurapa’s graft trial to continue: Court (Lead)


August 25th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Thursday rejected former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's plea to stay his prosecution on corruption charges, dashing his hopes of avoiding appearing ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa seeks anticipatory bail in graft cases


August 16th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Scam-hit former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday sought anticipatory bail in two graft cases in which he and his kin were summoned by the ... Read more...

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Ombudsman files FIR against Yeddyurappa in graft case (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) The Karnataka Lokyaukta (ombudsman) police Wednesday registered a first information report (FIR) against scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in a graft case related to ... Read more...

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Ombudsman files FIR against Yeddyurappa in graft case


August 10th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) The Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) police Wednesday filed a first information report (FIR) against scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa under the Prevention of Corruption Act ... Read more...

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Court summons Yeddyurappa in graft case (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Scam-hit former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday suffered a double whammy in graft cases. A court summoned him to appear before it Aug 27 ... Read more...

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Apex court rejects plea for dam oustees’ relief


July 27th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) Tuesday suffered a set-back after the Supreme Court rejected its plea for land for the landless displaced by construction of ... Read more...

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Goa-Maharashtra irrigation project by 2013


July 21st, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) The irrigation project undertaken by Maharashtra and Goa across the Tillari river will be delayed by two more years, a minister said here Thursday."The project will ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan resigns, asks new government to keep tainted out (Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) A day after the Left Democratic Front led by him lost the assembly elections, V.S. Achuthanandan resigned as Kerala chief minister Saturday. Addressing the media ... Read more...

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India for joint efforts to stop Bangladesh border killings


May 5th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) India has sought fullest cooperation from Bangladesh to prevent casualties during illegal movement along the border and said that 40 percent of such cases ... Read more...

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Jairam is like the tiger, says Khursheed


March 28th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) What is common between tiger and Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh? Minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khursheed Monday lightheartedly said both are ferocious and near ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa in Delhi to meet BJP leaders, PM


March 21st, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa arrived in New Delhi late Sunday to meet his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.Yeddyurappa's ... Read more...

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Andhra, Orissa, Chhattisgarh urged to resolve Polavaram row


March 19th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 19 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday advised Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Orissa to find a way out of their row over Andhra's proposed Polavaram irrigation ... Read more...

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Public hearing on Polavaram irrigation project


March 16th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 16 (IANS) After strong objections of Chhattisgarh, the central government has decided to hold a public hearing over a planned irrigation project on Godavari river by neighbouring Andhra ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh opposes Andhra irrigation project


March 9th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 9 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday said his government was against Andhra Pradesh's Rs.17,000 crore Polavaram irrigation project which threatens to submerge dozens of villages in ... Read more...

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Farmer immolates self to protest land acquisition


January 29th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) A farmer in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district set himself on fire, protesting the acquisition of his agricultural land for an irrigation project and demanding higher compensation for the ... Read more...

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Man stuck in tunnel for five days, rescue efforts on


January 18th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur (Rajasthan), Jan 18 (IANS) Efforts continued Tuesday to rescue a worker trapped for five days in an under-construction tunnel in Rajasthan's Devas village as a portion of the tunnel collapsed while ... Read more...

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Orissa objects to green signal to Polavaram project


January 7th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 7 (IANS) Orissa will move the Supreme Court against the clearance granted by a Central Water Commission panel to the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh, an official said ... Read more...

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Legislator throws pen stand at Orissa speaker


December 20th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 20 (IANS) A Congress legislator Monday threw a pen stand at Orissa Assembly Speaker Pradip Amat for refusing to expunge an alleged derogatory remark by a minister.Santosh Singh Saluja, who ... Read more...

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‘Pak to lose foreign funding if it severs links with Transparency International’


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 22(ANI): Foreign funding to Pakistan may reportedly be directly hit if the country's government cuts its contacts with anti-corruption organization Transparency International Pakistan (TIP).According to the News, severing contacts with ... Read more...

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Demolition of Adarsh housing society an option: Jairam Ramesh


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said that it appears that Mumbai's controversial Adarsh housing society had violated environmental laws and demolition of the building was one of ... Read more...

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Andhra offers talks with Orissa over Polavaram project


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 2 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has offered to have a dialogue with Orissa to resolve issues related to the controversial Polavaram irrigation project, a senior Orissa official said Tuesday."Their ... Read more...

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We will reply to green ministry on Polavaram project: Rosaiah


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Tuesday said the state would send an appropriate reply to the union environment and forests ministry which has sought an explanation for ... Read more...

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Orissa BJP seeks details of threat from Andhra dam


September 21st, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Tuesday staged a rally in Orissa demanding details of possible damage due to the Polavaram dam project on the Godavari river in ... Read more...

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Orissa moves apex court against green nod for project (Lead)


September 4th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, Sep 4 (IANS) The Orissa government Saturday moved the Supreme Court challenging a go-ahead given by the union environment and forests ministry to an irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh. The state ... Read more...

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