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MPs’ delegation calls on Akhilesh, seeks end of malnutrition


September 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) A delegation of MPs - part of the Citizens Alliance Against Malnutrition (CAAM) - met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday and asked him to ... Read more...

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Chavan, ministers visit ailing Deshmukh


August 8th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and over half a dozen cabinet ministers Wednesday called on the ailing union Minister ... Read more...

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Congress lawmaker hails Sonia after taking oath


July 31st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Congress leader Sanjay Dutt, who was sworn-in as a new member of the Maharashtra Legislative Council Tuesday, created a flutter when he uttered a slogan ... Read more...

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Minister attempted to battle Mantralaya blaze


June 21st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's Tribal Welfare Minister Babanrao Pachpute was among the first to try to fight the massive fire which engulfed the top three floors of the seven-storeyed ... Read more...

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Trinamool wins first assembly seat in Uttar Pradesh


June 15th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) On a day when the Samajwadi Party (SP) ditched the Trinamool Congress for the UPA's presidential candidate, the Mamata Banerjee-led party stunned the SP government ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in UP by-election at Mant


June 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Brisk voting was reported from Uttar Pradesh's Mant legislative assembly constituency where by-election is being held Tuesday.According to Election Commission officials, around ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to probe housing quota misuse


April 4th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) The Maharashtra government will probe instances of politicians and bureaucrats allegedly acquiring more than one flat under the housing quota, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here ... Read more...

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Court stays new Shirdi temple board of trustees


March 30th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), March 30 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the state government, the Aurangabad Bench of the Bombay High Court Friday stayed the new board of trustees for the ... Read more...

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Shirdi temple gets new trustees (Second Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), March 28 (IANS) Moving swiftly to meet a court deadline, the Maharashtra government has appointed a new board of trustees for a trust that manages the reverred Shirdi ... Read more...

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Shirdi temple: new trustees appointed


March 28th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) In a late night move, the Maharashtra government has appointed a new board of trustees for the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust to replace the old set ... Read more...

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Court sacks 18 Saibaba temple trustees (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), March 13 (IANS) In a jolt to the ruling Democratic Front government in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court Tuesday sacked the 18 members of the Shirdi-based Shri Saibaba ... Read more...

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RLD wants CBI probe into IPS officer’s killing


March 11th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Describing the murder of an IPS officer Narendra Kumar in Morena district March 8 as "shocking", Rashtriya Lok Dal MP Jayant Chaudhary Sunday wrote to ... Read more...

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Akhilesh steals show in contest of young campaigners (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Three young leaders put their heart and soul in the campaign in Uttar Pradesh, but it was Akhilesh Yadav who walked away with the ... Read more...

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Akhilesh steals show in contest of young campaigners


March 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Three young leaders put their heart and soul in the campaign in Uttar Pradesh, but it was Akhilesh Yadav who walked away with the ... Read more...

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High voter turnout in sixth phase too (Evening Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The high stakes battle for power in Uttar Pradesh entered the last lap Tuesday with millions voting peacefully in the sixth and penultimate round of ... Read more...

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Steady, brisk polling in round 6 of UP polls (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of voters queued up outside polling booths in western Uttar Pradesh Tuesday for the sixth and penultimate round of the assembly elections being held ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in round six of UP polls (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The sixth and penultimate phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections got off to a brisk start Tuesday with an impressive 9.7 percent voter turnout in ... Read more...

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Forced land acquisition will be Mayawati’s Waterloo: Jayant Chaudhary (Interview)


February 27th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
This is the last interview done by IANS political editor George Joseph, who passed away early Monday following a massive heart attack. By George Joseph Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 27 (IANS) ... Read more...

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Penultimate round of UP polls on Tuesday


February 27th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 27 (IANS) The penultimate round of elections to the Uttar Pradesh assembly will be held Tuesday with more than 1,000 candidates, including Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief ... Read more...

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Didn’t violate poll code, Jayant tells EC


February 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Urging the Election Commission to withdraw its notice to him, Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh's son and MP Jayant Chaudhary Tuesday argued that accepting ... Read more...

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Jayant Chaudhary’s wife is cynosure at Congress-RLD rally


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, Feb 2 (IANS) Charu Chaudhary, the wife of Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Jayant Chaudhary, was the cynosure of all eyes at the Ramlila Ground in Meerut as ... Read more...

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Rahul, Ajit Singh’s joint rally at Meerut Thursday


February 1st, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh will address a joint poll rally at Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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‘Educated girls entering flesh trade for money’ (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Observing that even educated girls from well-off families were entering the flesh trade to fund their lifestyles, the Supreme Court Friday said rescue and rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Sex workers issue trans-gender, rehabilitation key: Apex court


January 27th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said rescue and rehabilitation of girl sex workers was a complex problem, and could not be solved without schemes for their ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP ally to dislodge saffron combine from BMC


January 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Posing a potentially tough challenge to the ruling Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the Congress and the Nationalist Congress ... Read more...

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Mumbai and Haryana make Ranji Trophy quarterfinals


December 24th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Mumbai and Haryana advanced to the quarterfinals of the Ranji Trophy from Elite Division with convincing victories, while Bengal missed the bus narrowly despite a ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh to be sworn in as minister Sunday


December 16th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Ajit Singh, who joined the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) recently, will be sworn in as a cabinet minister Sunday, officials ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on plea against Hockey India ‘threats’


December 7th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on a plea alleging that Hockey India (HI) was threatening players to prevent them from taking part ... Read more...

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Court questions government on hockey coach’s plea


November 30th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and Hockey India (HI) after taking note of a hockey coach's plea alleging that ... Read more...

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Three Indian Americans get innovation, research awards from Obama


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Recognising the work of two Indian American inventors and a researcher, President BarackObama has presented them the nation's highest honours in their fields with nine other ... Read more...

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‘Only archers who qualify will go to London Olympics’


October 12th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Only those archers who have qualified for the 2012 London Olympics will represent the country, even though they have won the quota places for the ... Read more...

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Scrap court verdict against Nepal Maoists, Bhattarai tells India


September 13th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 13 (IANS) As outrage grew in his party over an Indian court sentencing 11 of its leaders to imprisonment, Nepal's new Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Tuesday held ... Read more...

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New Nepal PM to visit India, sidestepping controversy


September 7th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 7 (IANS) Nepal's new prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru University scholar Baburam Bhattarai, will visit India after attending a UN meet in New York this month, thereby sidestepping ... Read more...

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India treads gingerly in Nepal


August 31st, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 31 (IANS) Amidst speculation in Nepal that New Delhi was far more enthused over the election of Baburam Bhattarai as Nepal's new prime minister than over the ... Read more...

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New Indian ambassador assumes office in Nepal


August 26th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 26 (IANS) The new Indian ambassador to Nepal, Jayant Prasad, assumed office Friday after presenting his credentials to the head of state, President Ram Baran Yadav.The new envoy ... Read more...

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