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Come, ski down Himachal’s grassy slopes (Lifestyle Feature) (With Images)


June 24th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), June 24 (IANS) You don't have to wait for the snow to ski in Himachal Pradesh. The turfed slopes of the picturesque Solang Valley in the western ... Read more...

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Working on cash-for-votes money trail, cops tell court


May 10th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Delhi Police Thursday told a special court here that efforts are being made to unearth the money trail in the 2008 cash-for-votes case ... Read more...

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Maoists need ‘hand holding’: Jamia vice chancellor


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung Wednesday said that Maoists were "our own people" and needed "hand holding" instead of the government's ruthless supression.Speaking ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote case: Police file another charge sheet


April 30th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Delhi Police Monday filed a fresh supplementary chargesheet in a court here in the cash-for-vote scandal.Police also submitted a CD containing visuals of ... Read more...

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Court slams police for lax probe into suicide


April 29th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A Delhi court has ordered proper investigation into the death of a man found with a bullet injury on the forehead in north Delhi, observing ... Read more...

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Order reserved on plea against Amar Singh


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A Delhi court has reserved its order till March 1 on a plea seeking a review of a magistrate's order disallowing registration of an ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote: Police likely to file another charge sheet


February 10th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday told a court hearing the cash-for-vote case that they are likely to file another charge sheet soon."We may file another charge ... Read more...

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Two held for Delhi Metro brawl


February 1st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Two men were arrested for harassing a couple in a west Delhi Metro station which escalated into a brawl, police said Wednesday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Alarming rise in cancer cases in India: Expert


January 27th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 27 (IANS) India is not yet prepared to fight cancer despite the nation adding about a million new patients annually, warns a top healthcare expert."The number of cancer ... Read more...

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Asian Shooting: Vijay Kumar wins gold in standard pistol


January 20th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's pistol shooter Vijay Kumar won the gold medal in the standard pistol event in the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha Friday, but there was ... Read more...

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High Court dismisses Amar Singh’s plea


January 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed a plea of Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amar Singh seeking modification in the ... Read more...

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Jailhouse rock for the high and mighty (2011 in Retrospect)


December 20th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The year 2011 saw the law finally catching up with the high and mighty, with many politicians, corporate honchos and bureaucrats being jailed on ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Summons for Samajwadi Party MP quashed


December 15th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday dismissed a trial court's summons to Samajwadi Party MP Rewati Raman Singh in the 2008 cash-for-votes scandal in parliament ... Read more...

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After 29 years, Congress wins Ratia seat


December 4th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 4 (IANS) For Haryana's ruling Congress, the victory in the bypoll to the Ratia assembly seat - a feat that the party has achieved for the first time ... Read more...

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Haryana bypolls: HJC-BJP wins Adampur, Congress wrests Ratia


December 4th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 4 (IANS) The Haryana Janhit Congress-Bharatiya Janata Party (HJC-BJP) combine and the ruling Congress Sunday shared the honours in the results of the two assembly seats where ... Read more...

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New actors are lured by glamour: Rajendra Gupta


November 21st, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Well-known TV and theatre actor Rajendra Gupta, who featured in the Limca Book of Records for doing maximum number of television serials, says most ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gadkari meets jailed party colleagues in Tihar


October 31st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Monday visited the Tihar Jail here to meet two former party MPs and Sudheendra Kulkarni, advisor ... Read more...

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Sushma meets arrested BJP colleagues in Tihar


October 25th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday met two BJP colleagues who are lodged in Tihar jail in connection with the cash-for-vote ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Summons to Rewati Raman Singh stayed


October 24th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday stayed till Nov 15 a trial court's summons to Samajwadi Party MP Rewati Raman Singh in the 2008 cash-for-votes ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote ‘heroes’ should have been given Padma awards: Venkaiah


October 21st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and parliamentarians either booked or arrested in the cash-for-votes scam should have been decorated with awards instead, a senior ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Samajwadi Party leader summoned (Lead)


October 18th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Rejecting a police clean chit, a Delhi court has issued summons against Samajwadi Party leader Rewati Raman Singh for Nov 3 over his alleged ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes scam: Bail pleas of Kulkarni, two others, to be heard Oct 13


October 7th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday deferred till Oct 13 the hearing on the bail plea of Sudheendhra Kulkarni, a close aide of Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: BJP MP booked; bail pleas of three put off


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ashok Argal was Monday named as an accused in the 2008 cash-for-votes scam in a second supplementary chargesheet filed ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar sanctions prosecution of BJP MP Ashok Argal (Lead)


September 30th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has given permission for prosecuting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ashok Argal in the 2008 cash-for-votes scam, a police ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Police file supplementary chargesheet


September 30th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday filed a supplementary chargesheet in the cash-for-votes scam, saying the probe was not complete as the Lok Sabha speaker's permission was ... Read more...

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BJP rally in support of arrested ex-MP


September 30th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 29 (IAS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday held a rally in Madhya Pradesh's Mandla district to protest the arrest of its tribal leader and former MP Faggan ... Read more...

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Amar Singh may discharged in 3 days: Doctors


September 25th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Arrested Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, currently admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for a kidney-related ailment, could be discharged ... Read more...

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Big B visits Amar Singh at AIIMS


September 18th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan Sunday visited long-time friend and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in ... Read more...

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Whistleblowers should be protected: Advani


September 17th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Upset over the arrest of two former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs in the cash-for-votes scandal, senior party leader L.K. Advani Saturday pitched for ... Read more...

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Court defers Hindustani’s bail plea till Sep 20


September 16th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday adjourned till Sep 20 hearing on the bail plea of former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker Sohail Hindustani, arrested for ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes case: Two ex-MPs’ bail plea hearing Sep 29


September 13th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday deferred the hearing on the interim bail pleas of two former Bharatiya Janata Party MPs -- Faggan Singh Kulaste and ... Read more...

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Amar Singh’s bail plea deferred


September 13th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday deferred for two days hearing on the interim bail plea of Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar ... Read more...

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Amar Singh admitted to AIIMS


September 13th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh was Monday evening admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bid to target ex-MPs in cash-for-votes scandal: Naidu


September 10th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu Saturday condemned the Congress-led central government's attempt to target former BJP MPs who, he said, exposed ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Advani taunts government to jail him


September 8th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday dared the government to put him behind bars for approving the display of cash by party ... Read more...

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