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‘Himachal on Sale’ say BJP, Congress (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


September 14th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) "Himachal on Sale" is the slogan on which the ruling BJP and the opposition hope to outsmart each other at the coming assembly polls. Both ... Read more...

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Sheikh Abdullah’s 30th death anniversary passes almost unnoticed


September 8th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) On his 30th death anniversary Saturday, few people came to pay homage to Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, who led the struggle against Maharaja Hari Singh and championed ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha condemns rise in Maoist violence


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Tuesday condemned the Maoist violence and described the menace as a national problem. The parliamentarians appealed to the Left-wing extremists to ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader keeps away from his ‘Occupy Singur’ movement


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Much of the sheen of the "Occupy Singur" movement in West Bengal was lost after CPI-M lawmaker Abdur Rezzak Mollah, who had given the call, ... Read more...

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Occupy Singur movement from July 3, says CPI-M lawmaker


June 27th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) CPI-M lawmaker Abdur Rezzak Mollah, who had called for organising an "Occupy Singur" movement on the lines of "Occupy Wall Street" for the benefit of the ... Read more...

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Occupy Singur on lines of Occupy Wall street: CPI-M legislator


June 24th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) With the Calcutta High Court striking down the law undoing the Singur land acquisition, CPI-M lawmaker Abdur Rezzak Mollah Sunday said he wants to organise an ... Read more...

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Bengal CPI-M’s legislative party whip resigns


June 8th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MLA and legislative party whip Abdur Rezzak Mollah Friday said he had resigned from the post of whip for 'health reasons'. ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP releases Congress’s charge sheet


May 17th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday released documents it said were the Congress's unreleased "charge sheet" against the state's top leaders, including ... Read more...

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Allow resale of commercial land only in rare cases: Himachal panel


April 25th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) Resale of commercial land in Himachal Pradesh, purchased after special permission, should be allowed in rarest of rare cases. And in case the land is not ... Read more...

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South African government accelerates land reforms


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 23 (IANS) The South African government is speeding up its plan to redistribute land to rightful owners, the official Bua news agency reported Sunday."The government has set a ... Read more...

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Use land reforms not gun to check Maoism: Experts


April 7th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Distribution of surplus land to landless tribals would be more effective than using the paramilitary forces to check Maoism, experts suggested to Saturday.Speaking here at ... Read more...

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Bengal assembly passes bill to relax land ceiling laws


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) The West Bengal assembly Monday passed a bill to relax urban land ceiling laws, aiming to facilitate setting up of manufacturing units for the state's ... Read more...

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Himachal land purchase by Bhushan illegal: Virbhadra


February 21st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Himachal Pradesh has violated land laws by granting permission to Team Anna member and counsel Prashant Bhushan to purchase ... Read more...

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Family matter: BJP government fights criticism from within (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


February 19th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been left squirming with embarrassment after the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), allied to the party, hit ... Read more...

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Himachal invites industrial investments for new estate


January 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has invited investments in the newly-developed industrial estate near Baddi in Solan district, an official said here Sunday.The industrial estate developed at Davni ... Read more...

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Prashant Bhushan given permission to buy land in Himachal


December 24th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 23 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh has allowed Team Anna member and lawyer Prashant Bhushan special permission to purchase land in the state, a right only ... Read more...

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Himachal seizes two properties ‘owned’ by Chautalas


December 17th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has confiscated two properties suspected to be owned by late deputy prime minister Devi Lal and his grandson Ajay Chautala.Kullu Deputy Commissioner ... Read more...

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Karnataka to use farm lands as equity in agri ventures (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) The Karnataka government would make a new law to use agricultural land as equity in agro-based ventures but ensure that farmers retain the land ownership, ... Read more...

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CPI-M’s ex-minister meets Mamata on land policy


October 31st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal land reforms minister Abdul Rezzak Mollah Monday met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the issue ... Read more...

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India faces climate change, hunger risks: Report


October 10th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India has been placed seventh in the list of 21 developing countries for its vulnerability in being able to feed its people and grow food, ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoist minister faces arrest for Hindu leader’s murder


September 27th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 27 (IANS) Within hours of returning home from attending the UN General Assembly meet in New York, Nepal's new Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai finds himself plunged into ... Read more...

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March on land livelihood issues


September 27th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A group of 20 activists will travel 80,000 km across the country covering 350 districts to spread awareness on land livelihood issues, a statement from ... Read more...

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Collectors in Maoist areas want to push rural roads project: Ramesh (Lead)


September 10th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) District collectors in Maoist-affected states want the government to push the central government's rural road scheme and land reforms in the areas, according to ... Read more...

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PM to meet chief ministers on land reforms


September 10th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to call soon a meeting of all chief ministers on issues of land reforms, modernisation of land records ... Read more...

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PM to review development strategy in Maoist areas


September 10th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will review the government's "development strategy" in the 60 Maoist-affected districts across nine states Sep 13."The main concern is to ... Read more...

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Minister withdraws plea against Lokayukta


September 10th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh minister Awadhpal Singh Yadav, indicted of corruption by Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra, withdrew his petition against the ombudsman's recommendation, sources said Saturday.Yadav resigned ... Read more...

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Congress walks out over Himachal land ceiling bill


August 26th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Friday referred the Himachal Pradesh Ceiling on Land Holdings (Amendment) Bill to a select committee for consideration amidst walkout by the Congress ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 non-residents allowed to buy land in Himachal


August 25th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) More than 1,000 people who are not residents of Himachal Pradesh have been allowed by the state government to purchase land in the state in the ... Read more...

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Land, education reforms next on Anna’s list (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare, whose fast to push through the Jan Lokpal bill continued for the fifth day Saturday, has promised more fights in the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh Lok Ayukta recommends removal of ‘corrupt’ minister


August 16th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Indicting Uttar Pradesh Minister Avadhpal Singh Yadav for large scale financial bungling and corruption, Uttar Pradesh Lok Ayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra Tuesday created history by recommending ... Read more...

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Bengal government’s bid to regularise JSW’s land (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) In its bid to regularise the land bought by JSW Bengal for its integrated steel plant, the West Bengal government Wednesday decided to vest 270 of ... Read more...

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Bengal to vest 270 acres from JSW Steel


August 10th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) Alleging that the Sajjan Jindal-promoted JSW Bengal violated rules by buying land above permissible limit, the West Bengal government Wednesday said it would vest 270 acres ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds Karnataka’s takeover of Devika Rani’s estate (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday upheld a Karnataka law taking over the 370-acre estate of Russian painter Svetoslav Roerich and his actress-wife Devika Rani Reorich, who ... Read more...

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Will British era building soon be Shimla spa? (With Image)


July 27th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 27 (IANS) Yet another piece of this erstwhile Indian summer capital's colonial past is in danger of being lost, with a prime British era property expected to ... Read more...

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Now spotlight on land acquisition in Ghaziabad


July 18th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 18 (IANS) Fingers are now being pointed at the acquisition of 8,700 acres of land spanning 18 villages in Ghaziabad for a "hi-tech city" even as the Uttar ... Read more...

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