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SC to hear CBI plea against Advani in Babri Masjid case


August 24th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug. 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it will hold hearing in December on the CBI's plea challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict discharging BJP ... 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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Presidential poll: Congress deflates Chhattisgarh leader’s tribal card


July 4th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 4 (IANS) The tribal card played by senior Congress leader Arvind Netam in favour of opposition presidential candidate P.A. Sangma will not impact on the voting pattern ... Read more...

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Congress seeks CBI probe into Chhattisgarh killings


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 2 (IANS) An opposition Congress's team, which probed the killing of 19 Maoists by security forces in Chhattisgarh last week, Monday termed it as a massacre of ... Read more...

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Aditi Ashok claims Usha Army Ladies golf title


June 20th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Secunderabad, June 20 (IANS) Aditi Ashok overcame a terrible start of three bogeys in the first five holes, before steadying herself to a series of pars and birdies to win ... Read more...

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Mehar Atwal leads on a tough day in golf meet


June 18th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Secunderabad, June 18 (IANS) It was a tough scoring day for the participants at the Usha Army Ladies and Juniors Golf 2012 in Secunderabad Monday. Amidst such difficult conditions, Mehar ... Read more...

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Gurbani Singh wins Bangalore golf meet


June 14th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Gurbani Singh shot a steady one-under 71 to grab the Usha Southern India Ladies golf event at the KGA here Thursday. Gurbani, the overnight leader kept ... Read more...

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70 IAS officials transferred in Uttar Pradesh


April 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) In yet another major reshuffle in the Uttar Pradesh bureaucracy, the less than a month-old Samajwadi Party (SP) government Friday shifted 70 Indian Administrative Service ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh IPS officer dies of cardiac arrest (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Apr 3 (IANS) Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer B.S. Maravi died of cardiac arrest in Chhattisgarh Tuesday, an official said.Maravi, 57, known as a dynamic police officer, was ... Read more...

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Hundreds of eco-activists clean up Yamuna


March 18th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 18 (IANS) Hundreds of young and old eco-activists turned up at the Yamuna ghats in this Taj city Sunday morning to pick up trash, mostly polythene bags, ... Read more...

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Panic as 4.9 tremor shakes Delhi, adjoining areas (Fourth Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A 4.9-magnitude temblor shook the Indian capital and its adjoining areas Monday afternoon, startling people in offices and homes as the ground shook and windowpanes ... Read more...

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4.9 quake shakes Delhi, suburbs (Third Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A 4.9-magnitude temblor shook the Indian capital and its adjoining areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) Monday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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A unique temple - dedicated to India’s freedom fighters


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 4 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Sunday opened the first Rashtra Mandir, dedicated to freedom fighters and social workers, at the Mankameshwar temple complex here.The Rashtra ... Read more...

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Babri demolition anniversary low-key in Ayodhya-Faizabad


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 6 (IANS) The 19th anniversary of the demolition of 16th century Babri Mosque in Tuesday passed off on a low-key note in the temple town of Ayodhya and ... Read more...

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Eunuch among five arrested for murder


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A eunuch and her four friends were arrested for murdering and robbing her "godfathers" in Himachal Pradesh two years ago, police said Friday.Asha, a 26-year-old ... Read more...

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Rare surgery saves 12-day-old infant in Punjab


September 21st, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Sep 21 (IANS) A six-hour heart surgery on a 12-day-old baby boy has saved his life, doctors at a private hospital here said Wednesday.A team of surgeons led ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle likely Tuesday (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to reshuffle his cabinet Tuesday, informed sources said Monday.Though there is no official announcement yet, the reshuffle is ... Read more...

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Sonia meets PM over cabinet reshuffle (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Monday to discuss the cabinet reshuffle expected this week, official sources said.Gandhi's meeting with ... Read more...

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Baisoya leads in boys, Gurbani takes Delhi Junior golf title


July 7th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Delhi youngster Honey Baisoya playing in Group B moved into overall lead with a third day's score of 73 and overall 223 after three rounds ... Read more...

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Yashas wins Chandigarh Junior golf, Shreya takes girls title


July 1st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) Mysore's Yashas Chandra won his second title of the season with a steady 74 that helped him overhaul Tarundeep Singh Chadha in the final round of ... Read more...

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Tribal girl alleges rape by mahant


April 29th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 29 (IANS) A 12-year-old tribal girl has alleged rape by the head of an ashram in Madhya Pradesh's Anuppur district where she was a resident, police ... Read more...

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Mosque demolition: CBI challenges Advani clean-chit (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The CBI Friday challenged in the Supreme Court the Allahabad High Court verdict discharging Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani and 20 others from a criminal ... Read more...

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VHP seers meet in Ayodhya to decide on road ahead


October 20th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has convened a meeting of leading seers here Wednesday to decide on the road ahead after the verdict on the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri ... Read more...

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Akhara Parishad’s Mahant Gyandas slams BJP leader Vinay Katiyar for mosque remarks


October 16th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
By AmitAyodhya, Oct.16 (ANI): Mahant Gyandas, one of the main petitioners in the Ayodhya mosque-temple land title suit, slammed Bharatiya Janata Party Vice President Vinay Katiyar here on Saturday over his ... Read more...

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Three key parties in Babri mosque title suit meet to discuss solution


October 9th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Amit KumarAyodhya, Oct.9 (ANI): The three key parties in the Babri mosque title suit came together to find an amicable solution to the issue.The Ram Janmbhoomi Nyas (Trust), Mohammad Hashim Ansari ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict: Waqf board resolves to move apex court


October 5th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 5 (IANS) Virtually derailing efforts at a possible reconciliation, the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board Tuesday said it is all set to take the Ayodhya legal battle to its ... Read more...

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Ayodhya dispute: Ansari’s move for talks welcomed


October 4th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 4 (IANS) Intellectuals and religious leaders have appreciated Mohammed Hashim Ansari, the oldest litigant in the Ayodhya title suit, for seeking an out-of-court settlement of the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.They said ... Read more...

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Ayodhya Muslim litigant visits seer to urge negotiated settlement


October 4th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 3 (IANS) In a major development, Mohammed Hashim Ansari - who has fought legal battles since 1961 for the land where the Babri Masjid stood - Sunday visited a prominent ... Read more...

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Ayodhya Verdict widely approved


September 30th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sep.30 (ANI): The Allahabad Court's verdict on Ramajanambhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute suit, has been welcomed by political parties and religious organisations in various parts of the country.The Congress party on ... Read more...

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No winner or loser: Ramjanmabhoomi Trust


September 30th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ayodhya, Sep 30 (IANS) Ramjanmabhoomi Trust chief Mahant Nritya Gopal Das said here Thursday that the Allahabad High Court's verdict on the Ayodhya title suits "should not be viewed in terms of ... Read more...

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Ayodhya dispute a national problem: Priest


September 29th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ayodhya, Sep 29 (IANS) Head priest of Ram Lala - a makeshift temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya - Mahant Acharya Satyendra Das said here Wednesday that the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid ... Read more...

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Apex court’s Ayodhya order welcomed by Hindus, Muslims


September 28th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court's decision to clear the decks for pronouncing the verdict on the decades-old Ayodhya litigation has been welcomed by all quarters - both Hindus ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha clears MPs salary hike Bill


August 27th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the much talked Bill to hike salaries of the Members of Parliament (MPs) by over three times from Rs. 16,000 to ... Read more...

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MPs’ salary hike bill in Lok Sabha


August 25th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A bill seeking a three-fold hike in MPs' salaries from Rs.16,000 to Rs.50,000 and doubling some of their allowances was introduced in the Lok Sabha Wednesday without ... Read more...

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Mukherjee meets Lalu, Mulayam to end deadlock over MPs salary hike


August 21st, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday met Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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