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Shutdown paralyses life in Karnataka (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shut down Thursday against the central government's economic measures crippled normal life in BJP-ruled Karnataka with buses off the roads and schools, colleges, shops, ... Read more...

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Jagan facing charges in three cases, CBI tells SC


September 14th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The CBI, opposing bail plea of jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, told the Supreme Court Friday that the charge sheets filed against ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, protest leaders abducted by fishermen (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli was calm Tuesday even as protests ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, more protestors arrested (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu was calm Tuesday even as ... Read more...

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Toll in Kerala tanker explosion rises to 14


September 1st, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala) Sep 1 (IANS) The toll in the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) tanker explosion here went up to 14 Saturday.Authorities estimate the losses at Rs.5 crore in the explosion ... Read more...

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No coal block allocated during UPA-II regime: Jaiswal


August 27th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The government has not allocated any coal block since 2009, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said Monday, rejecting the allegation that coal blocks were allocated ... Read more...

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Ahead of Krishna visit, India, Pakistan MPs to talk peace, trade


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Ahead of talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan next month, a delegation of leading Pakistani MPs will interact with their Indian counterparts ... Read more...

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No cap on number of LPG cylinders to affluent


August 17th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) There will be no cap on the number of subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders provided to the affluent in the country, the government has ... Read more...

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Hyderabad MP urges northeast people to stay


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi Friday assured people of the northeast region living in Hyderabad of protection and advised them not to leave the ... Read more...

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Ensure safety of people from northeast, BJP tells government


August 16th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The government should ensure the safety of people from the northeast, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj said here Thursday. She added that ... Read more...

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Lokpal Bill banks on people’s legal illiteracy: Bedi


August 15th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) After the prime minister in his Independence Day speech assured the nation of action against corruption, saying the Lokpal Bill has been passed in ... Read more...

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Court allows Yeddyurappa to travel outside Bangalore


August 14th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Tuesday permitted former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, an accused in the mining bribery case, to travel out of Bangalore.Relaxing conditions of ... Read more...

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Andhra minister named in Jagan’s illegal assets case


August 13th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) A senior cabinet minister and two bureaucrats of Andhra Pradesh were among 14 accused named by the CBI in its fourth charge sheet in ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa faces probe in one more land deal case


August 10th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his son and BJP Lok Sabha member B.Y. Raghavendra will face a probe in one more illegal land deal ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to CBI on Jagan’s bail plea (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the CBI on jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's bail application in an illegal assets case, ... Read more...

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Dimple Yadav takes oath as Lok Sabha member


August 8th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, the wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Wednesday took oath as a Lok Sabha member from Kannauj. She had won the ... Read more...

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Court allows Sajjan Kumar’s plea in 1984 riots case


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday allowed Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea to use the statements of a victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots to defend ... Read more...

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CPI-M worker killed during Kerala shutdown (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) A CPI-M worker was killed during a scuffle with suspected Muslim League workers Thursday as Kerala observed a shutdown on a call of the Marxist party ... Read more...

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‘Some minister’s personal staff run Kerala government


July 29th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) A Congress legislator Sunday sharply criticised the party led-United Democratic Front government of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, saying some ministries were being run by the personal ... Read more...

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Tripura CM condoles Lakshmi Sehgal’s death


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 23 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and his Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday expressed deep shock over the death of veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal."The downtrodden ... Read more...

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I will get more votes this time: Pranab


July 20th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee was more than confident of getting more votes than expected in the presidential polls just after the voting ended Thursday, ... Read more...

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Malayalam film industry mourns Rajesh Khanna’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (IANS) The Malayalam film industry mourned the death of Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna who passed away Wednesday in Mumbai after prolonged illness.Mourning the death of ... Read more...

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NDA to finalise nominee for vice president Monday


July 16th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will meet here Monday to finalise its vice presidential candidate.The meeting comes two days after ruling ... Read more...

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NDA to finalise vice presidential nominee Monday


July 15th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance will finalise its vice presidential nominee Monday amid Najma Heptulla's name doing the rounds, party leaders said.The ... Read more...

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Centre backs Bihar’s running of MPLADS schemes


July 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The central government Friday told the Supreme Court that the procedure adopted by Bihar for implementing the MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) ... Read more...

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Trinamool to skip July 18 UPA dinner


July 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress - the second-largest constituent of the UPA - has decided to skip the July 18 dinner being hosted by Congress president and ... Read more...

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Gowda resigns, Shettar stakes claim, faces ministry-making hurdle (Afternoon Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda Wednesday quit as Karnataka chief minister and Jagadish Sehttar staked claim to form the new government as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Shatrughan Sinha stable, but gets breathless


July 11th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Shatrughan Sinha will continue to stay in the hospital as he still tends to get breathless.The actor-politician was hospitalised July 2 at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who had challenged his conviction and life imprisonment in the murder ... Read more...

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Presidential polls: Fear of poaching haunts Chhattisgarh parties


July 10th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 10 (IANS) Fear of cross-voting in the presidential poll is haunting both Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress even as both sides Tuesday sought ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who was convicted and awarded life sentence in the murder of ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan


July 10th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who was convicted and awarded life sentence in the murder of ... Read more...

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Shettar is Karnataka’s new chief minister (Second Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) In a desperate bid to buy peace in Karnataka, the BJP Sunday formally announced that Jagadish Shettar will the new chief minister of Karnataka, ... Read more...

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CBI grills Yeddyurappa in mining bribery case


July 8th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 7 (IANS) As he scored a political victory Saturday by forcing his Bharatiya Janata Party to replace his successor D.V. Sadananda Gowda, former Karnataka chief minister B. ... Read more...

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Dump plea against me, Rahul Gandhi urges SC (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday urged the Supreme Court to dismiss a plea against an Allahabad High Court order absolving him of allegations ... Read more...

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