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Four more farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha


September 8th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was attending a massive 'Janata Darbar' (public hearing) in Yavatmal town of Vidarbha region, four debt-ridden farmers ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia pay last respects to Deshmukh


August 15th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi paid their last respects to former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in Babhalgaon village here Wednesday.Soon ... Read more...

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Deshmukh’s body reaches Latur, funeral in evening


August 15th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) The body of union minister Vilasrao Desmukh, who died in Chennai Tuesday, was brought to his home district here in Maharashtra by a special flight ... Read more...

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Deshmukh dies in Chennai, mourned by leaders, Bollywood (Second Intro Roundup)


August 15th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital Tuesday after prolonged illness. Leaders across the political spectrum mourned ... Read more...

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Indian flag to fly half-mast to mourn Deshmukh death


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Indian flag will fly half-mast Tuesday in the capital and in all state capitals as a mark of respect for union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, ... Read more...

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PM condoles Deshmukh’s death, calls him trusted colleague (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday condoled the death of "trusted colleague" Vilasrao Deshmukh, who passed away after prolonged illness at a Chennai hospital and ... Read more...

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Deshmukh dies in Chennai, mourned by leaders, Bollywood (Intro Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital Tuesday after prolonged illness. The news led to parliament being ... Read more...

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Deshmukh dies in Chennai, mourned by leaders, Bollywood (Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital Tuesday after prolonged illness. The news led to parliament being ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh’s death very unexpected: SRK


August 14th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday expressed grief over the death of union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh. The superstar said his demise was ... Read more...

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Bollywood mourns Vilasrao Deshmukh


August 14th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh passed away in a Chennai hospital Tuesday following a prolonged illness. The Hindi film fraternity wished peace ... Read more...

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Vilasrao’s funeral at his village Wednesday


August 14th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's funeral will be held at his village Babhalgaon Wednesday evening, sources close to the family said.The body of the union ... Read more...

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Vilasrao’s funeral at his village Wednesday


August 14th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's funeral will be held at his village Babhalgaon Wednesday evening, sources close to the family said.The body of the union ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh dies in Chennai hospital (Second Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a hospital here Tuesday after prolonged illness. He was 67.Deshmukh passed away around 2 p.m., ... Read more...

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PM condoles Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday condoled the death of "trusted colleague" Vilasrao Deshmukh, who passed away after prolonged illness at a Chennai hospital."He was ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned after Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Tuesday as soon as news came in of the death of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in a Chennai hospital.In ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh passes away (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died here Tuesday after a prolonged illness. He was 67.Deshmukh passed away around 2 p.m., sources at ... Read more...

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Deshmukh remains critical (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh remains in critical condition, doctors said Wednesday.Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan met Deshmukh's family along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit ... Read more...

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Deshmukh still critical


August 8th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, admitted to Global Hospital here, continues to be critical, a hospital official said Wednesday.The minister's family members would ... Read more...

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Deshmukh critical, family forbids health bulletin (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) The condition of union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, admitted to the Global Hospital here, continues to be critical, an official said, adding his family ... Read more...

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Chennai doctors closely monitoring Deshmukh’s condition


August 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) Doctors were closely monitoring the condition of union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh who has been admitted to the Global Hospital here with a liver ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh rushed to Chennai hospital (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was rushed to a Chennai hospital Monday afternoon for treatment of suspected cancer, a Congress official said.The 67-year-old Deshmukh, ... Read more...

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Sushilkumar Shinde: Ex-cop is India’s home minister (Profile)


July 31st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Rising from a humble police sub-inspector in Mumbai, veteran Congress leader Sushilkumar Shinde was Tuesday appointed India's new home minister, a position considered by many ... Read more...

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Ex-army chief did not see Adarsh a security threat


July 20th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Deposing before a two-member judicial commission investigating the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former army chief Gen. Deepak Kapoor Thursday said he did not consider that the ... Read more...

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Shinde likely to be new leader of Lok Sabha


July 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde is likely to be the new Leader of the House in the Lok Sabha after Pranab Mukherjee was nominated ... Read more...

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CBI officer probing Adarsh scam transferred


July 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) A senior Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer probing the Adarsh housing scam was transferred Thursday but the agency described it as a "routine move".CBI Joint ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Chavan deposes before panel for second time


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Testifying for the second time before the two-member commission probing the Adarsh housing scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan Monday blamed the then principal ... Read more...

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Lakhs worship at Pandharpur Vithoba temple


June 30th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pandharpur (Maharashtra), June 30 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees Saturday worshipped the famous deity Vithoba, a manifestation of Lord Vishnu, at the temple town of Pandharpur.Vithoba is often depicted as a ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Ashok Chavan shifts blame on predecessor


June 30th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Deposing before the two-member commission investigating the Adarsh housing scam, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Saturday shifted the blame on his predecessor Vilasrao Deshmukh ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Deshmukh blames former ministers


June 27th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Reiterating that he had no role to play in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Wednesday shifted the blame on two ... Read more...

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Signed files on officials’ advice, Deshmukh tells Adarsh panel


June 26th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Appearing before the two-member commission investigating the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Tuesday said he did not check all documents that ... Read more...

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Adarsh panel questions Sushil Kumar Shinde


June 25th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Union Power Minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Monday appeared before a two-member judicial commission that is probing the Adarsh Housing Society ... Read more...

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Tricolour flutters atop charred Mantralaya again


June 24th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Three days after a fire ravaged large parts of Mantralaya, the Indian national flag was hoisted atop the building here Sunday morning.The flag was ceremoniously hoisted ... Read more...

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Two killed, 16 injured in Mantralaya fire (Intro Night Lead) (With images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Two people were killed and 16 others were injured when a major fire swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or secretariat here Thursday, with officials saying late Thursday ... Read more...

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Massive fire at Maharashtra Mantralaya


June 21st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A massive fire broke out Thursday on the fourth floor of Maharashtra's state secretariat Mantralaya here.Massive flames leapt out of most parts of the fourth ... Read more...

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Seven get bail in Adarsh scam (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Tuesday granted bail to seven of the nine people arrested for their alleged involvement in the Adarsh Housing ... Read more...

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