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Denied bypoll ticket, Jharkhand Congress leader joins BJP (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Mahila Congress former president Pratibha Pandey Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), expressing anger at the Congress fielding Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant ... Read more...

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Denied bypoll ticket, Jharkhand Congress leader joins BJP


June 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Mahila Congress former president Pratibha Pandey Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), expressing anger at the Congress fielding Union Tourism Minister Subodh ... Read more...

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NGO worker, son-in-law arrested for assaulting protection home inmates (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 10 (IANS) Police Thursday arrested an award-winning NGO worker and her son-in-law following allegations of physical and sexual assault on inmates of a protection home for girls ... Read more...

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Nearly 120 rescued after raid on Haryana protection home


May 10th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 10 (IANS) Nearly 120 people, including women, girls and children, were rescued from a protection home in Haryana's Rohtak town following a raid conducted by a team ... Read more...

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Orchha BJP executive meet marred by intra-party mudslinging


April 8th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 8 (IANS) The two-day working committee meeting of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) ended Sunday in Orchha but allegations by a woman councilor ... Read more...

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Prepare for 2014 general elections, Rahul tells Congressmen


April 5th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday exhorted the party's candidates who contested the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls to unitedly start working for the 2014 ... Read more...

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‘Hi sexy!’ Sexist comment or compliment?


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The word 'sexy' crept into the Indian lexicon a long time ago, but it continues to create ripples in a society where the conservative ... Read more...

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Codify Muslim personal law: Islamic scholars, activists


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) It was a rude shock for 40-year-old Nagma Sheikh when she was thrown out of the house in middle of the night by her husband ... Read more...

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A 66-year-old woman inspires Hrithik (Movie Snippets)


January 8th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan's well-tonned body may have inspired many, but guess who is his inspiration? A 66-year-old woman, Madhavi Laad, who he met in his gym."Guess ... Read more...

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Sonia shies away from tribal dance rerun


December 17th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) Ahead of the festive season, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday wished Goa a merry Christmas and a happy New year, but did not shake a ... Read more...

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Development answer to left-wing extremism: Sonia Gandhi (Roundup)


December 16th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said left-wing extremism can be defeated by better implementation of rural development programmes and called for harnessing mineral resources ... Read more...

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When Sonia shook a leg with tribal dancers


December 16th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) It's not often that one sees Sonia Gandhi let herself go, but at the Mahila Congress convention here, the Congress president did exactly that ... Read more...

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Development is answer to left-wing extremism: Sonia (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Friday that left-wing extremism can be defeated by better implementation of rural development programmes and called for harnessing mineral ... Read more...

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Development is answer to left-wing extremism: Sonia (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said development was the answer to left-wing extremism that was posing a major challenge to public order and governance ... Read more...

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Development is answer to Left extremism, says Sonia


December 16th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said implementing development programmes is the answer to Left-wing extremism, which is posing a challenge to public order and ... Read more...

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Rahul to meet Congress candidates for Uttar Pradesh polls


December 7th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is arriving here Saturday to meet the recently selected 213 party nominees for the forthcoming assembly elections to the 403-member ... Read more...

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Mamata stifling voice of protests: Rights activists


November 16th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Human rights activists Wednesday protested West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's threat of police action against "people who support and glorify Maoists" and accused her ... Read more...

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Women’s panel denies inaction in Bhanwari Devi, Rajbala cases


November 4th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Rubbishing criticism of Bharatya Janata Party (BJP) woman's wing president Smriti Irani for inaction in the case of Bhanwari Devi's disappearance, National Commission for Women ... Read more...

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Bengal needs a full-time health minister: BJP


October 31st, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Demanding a full-time health minister for West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Mahila Morcha president and MP Smriti Irani Monday criticized the lack of basic ... Read more...

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Modi’s fast: BJP top brass to attend; Modi condemns communalism


September 17th, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) Chief Minister Narendra Modi's three-day 'sadbhavana' fast beginning in Ahmedabad Saturday was poised to be a grand affair with the BJP state government making all ... Read more...

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BJP top brass descend for Modi fast


September 16th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) A galaxy of BJP leaders will be present on the first day of Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fast beginning in Ahmedabad Saturday.Those who are arriving ... Read more...

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Orphanage caretakers arrested for harassing minor girls


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Nerul (Navi Mumbai), Sep 2 (IANS) Navi Mumbai police Friday arrested the caretaker of an orphanage in Nerul here and his wife on charges of harassing and molesting minor girls."Twelve ... Read more...

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Killing of wife by husband stuns Indo-Canadian community


August 4th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 4 (IANS) The daylight murder of a young Indo-Canadian woman by her husband in the city suburb of Surrey last week has shamed and shocked the community which ... Read more...

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Maid to order — with biodata!


July 17th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 17 (IANS) It's a problem of hearth-shaking proportions! You need to hire a new maid but don't know where to begin and whom to trust and also hate ... Read more...

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Congress women’s wing gets new chief


June 7th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday appointed Anita Verma as the new head of the Mahila Congress, the party's women's wing, a party statement said.Verma, ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee: Timeline of an intrepid politician


May 20th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) It was the single minded pursuit for power that saw Mamata Banerjee battle the odds to take over as West Bengal's first woman chief minister ... Read more...

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Congress leadership in Uttar Pradesh for ‘mission 2012′


May 18th, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Varanasi, May 18 (IANS) The Congress central leadership, including party president Sonia Gandhi and general secretary Rahul Gandhi, will set the party's agenda for the 2012 Uttar Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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Bangladesh apex court bans fatwa as punishment


May 12th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Thursday ruled against 'fatwa' (Islamic religious edict) being issued as punishment against hapless women.The Supreme Court modified a High Court verdict of 2001, ... Read more...

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Children used for smuggling across India-Bangladesh border


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), April 22 (IANS) Sympathy is a very strong tool used by smugglers across the India-Bangladesh border. It is the prime reason why children are extensively used to ... Read more...

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BJP’s Smriti Irani dodges questions on ‘Dum Maaro Dum’


April 21st, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) All India Mahila Morcha president Smriti Irani Thursday dodged questions on whether the party's women brigade would join protests against the ... Read more...

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BJP plans women’s reservation in Goa assembly polls


April 21st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) After the successful experiment of reserving seats for women candidates in the Bihar assembly elections, the women's wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) plans ... Read more...

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10 women defy curbs, enter Kolhapur temple


April 13th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur, April 13 (IANS) Defying a 2,000-year restriction, 10 women entered the sanctum sanctorum of the Mahalakshmi Temple in Maharashtra's Kolhapur city and offered prayers.The women, led by Nita ... Read more...

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Jayanthi, Chandresh Katoch among NCW chief probables


April 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Congress spokesperson Jayanthi Natarajan and Lok Sabha member Chandresh Kumari Katoch are among the candidates being considered for the post of chairperson of the ... Read more...

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Stop model’s bare all plan, BJP leader tells police


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Model Poonam Pandey's plan to strip if India beat Sri Lanka Saturday has angered the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) women's wing which has sought police ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects plea to review verdict on ‘keep’ (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday rejected a petition of women's organisation Mahila Dakshata Samiti seeking the review of its earlier verdict in which a woman ... Read more...

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