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Make UP model for other states: Mulayam asks ministers


September 12th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 12 (IANS) Urging all Samajwadi Party (SP) ministers in Uttar Pradesh to read the party's pre-poll manifesto thoroughly, party chief Mulayam Singh Wednesday said the state government ... Read more...

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Hazare, team end fast; promise people’s movement as political alternative (Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his team ended their indefinite fast against corruption here Friday evening, spelling out the contours of their political alternative that would ... Read more...

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Team Anna’s political alternative will be an ‘andolan’, says Kejriwal


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Throwing light on its proposed "political alternative", Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said Friday that it would not be a party but an "andolan" ... Read more...

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Akhilesh not serious on scam probe: BJP


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday launched a broadside against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, accusing him of giving conflicting statements on an alleged ... Read more...

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Mulayam gives Akhilesh full marks on completing 100 days


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday gave full marks to the Uttar Pradesh state government headed by his son, Chief Minister Akhilesh ... Read more...

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BJP hails apex court decision on minority quota


June 11th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday welcomed the Supreme Court's refusal to stay Andhra Pradesh High Court's decision quashing the minority sub-quota.Talking to reporters ... Read more...

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Jessica Chastain new face of YSL fragrance


June 9th, 2012 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) "The Tree Of Life" actress Jessica Chastain has been named as the face of Yves Saint Laurent fragrance, Manifesto."Yves Saint Laurent is a brand that inspires ... Read more...

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PDP is party of Jammu too: Mufti


May 27th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 27 (IANS) Mufti Mohammed Saeed, patron of the main opposition PDP, Sunday dispelled the impression that his party was Kashmir-centric and declared that it was as much as ... Read more...

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Norway killer refuses to disclose militant contacts


April 19th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik appeared increasingly irritated and uncooperative, and largely refused to answer as prosecutors questioned him about his alleged "militant nationalist" contacts."It ... Read more...

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Norway judge dismissed over call to execute killer


April 18th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A judge in the trial of Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik was dismissed for his online comment that the anti-Muslim extremist who murdered 77 ... Read more...

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No new taxes, medical college: BJP promises for civic polls


April 8th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has promised no new taxes and better governance in the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) which goes ... Read more...

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Dikshit slams Lokayukta, calls his action ‘motivated’


March 27th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit slammed the state Lokayukta for seeking the review of his recommendations to President Pratibha Patel to censure her, saying his ... Read more...

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Anti-builder rally by farmers in Greater Noida Saturday


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), March 23 (IANS) Farmers, led by the Akhil Bharatiya Yuva Manch in Greater Noida in western Uttar Pradesh have called for a massive protest rally against ... Read more...

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MCD elections: Congress to come up with three manifestos


March 19th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi Congress will release three election manifestos for the upcoming polls in the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi. "We will issue three manifestos for ... Read more...

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UP cabinet approves Samajwadi Party’s polls sops


March 16th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) In its first cabinet meeting, the Uttar Pradesh government Thursday approved the promise made by the Samajwadi Party (SP) in its manifesto to distribute free laptops ... Read more...

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All promises will be fulfilled: Akhilesh


March 10th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister designate Akhilesh Yadav Saturday said all promises made by the Samajwadi Party (SP) will be taken up on priority by his government.Addressing ... Read more...

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Madeleine Grant criticized for her strategy to win the librarian contest


March 5th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Oxford University student has been criticized for trying to win a union contest using sexist approach. The 19-year-old undergraduate bared her chest in her campaign to ... Read more...

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‘Plans to convert Goa into Hong Kong an insult’


February 28th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) Without taking names, the Catholic church in Goa has lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress for promising to convert Goa ... Read more...

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Yes we can! Goa priest’s Obama style campaign (Goa Newsletter)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) The vibrations of Barack Obama's signature 'Yes, We Can!' campaign are now reverberating in Goa.In the small assembly segment of Cumbharjua, a riverine constituency near ... Read more...

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Telangana movement may turn violent, warns Congress MP


February 21st, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) A prominent Congress MP from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region has warned that the feeling of betrayal and hurt among people there may give a violent ... Read more...

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Not guilty of violating model code, Verma tells poll panel (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma has told the Election Commission he was not guilty of violating the model code of conduct as his comments ... Read more...

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‘Samajwadi Party will get full majority in UP’


February 10th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Ahead of the second phase of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party leader Mohan Singh said Friday the party will get a majority in ... Read more...

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BJP announces poll alliance with MGP in Goa


February 5th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday announced a pre-poll alliance in Goa with the regional Maharshtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP).BJP president Nitin Gadkari, who was in ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit praises Modi, retracts


February 1st, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Agra/New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Linking poll wins in states to good governance and development, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday named Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and ... Read more...

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Poll office notice to Goa law panel head


January 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 25 (IANS) Election authorities in Goa served notice to state law commission chairman Ramakant Khalap Wednesday after a social activist complained that he had used his official position ... Read more...

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Have not violated poll code, says Khurshid


January 11th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said he did not agree with the Election Commission notice that he had violated the model code of conduct ... Read more...

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Punjab eco-warrior seeks environment in manifesto


January 6th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) Punjab-based eco-warrior Balbir Singh Seechewal Friday urged contesting candidates and parties in Punjab to put environment protection in their manifestos.Seechewal, who is known for his campaigns ... Read more...

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Farmers’ suicides unabated in Chhattisgarh: Congress


January 2nd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 2 (IANS) The Congress in Chhattisgarh Monday said it would step up campaign against the state's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for "unabated suicide deaths of thousands ... Read more...

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Quota for minorities our commitment: Salman Khurshid


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Reservation for minorities was a commitment made by the Congress-led central government which had to be fulfilled, Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Friday, a ... Read more...

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Government mulling quota for Muslims within OBCs: Salman Khurshid (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) In a significant move ahead of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Law Minister Salman Khurshid Thursday said the government is considering reservation to backward Muslims ... Read more...

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Congress for panel on Uttar Pradesh reorganisation


November 9th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Amid reports that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati may push for reorganisation of the state ahead of the 2012 assembly polls, the Congress Tuesday ... Read more...

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No effort to be spared for Kashmir cause: Gilani


October 18th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The Pakistan government would spare no effort to extend support the Kashmiri people in their struggle to determine their future according to their aspirations, Prime ... Read more...

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Plot to attack US school foiled


August 18th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) A plot to attack a school with explosives by a former student has been foiled in Tampa in the US state of Florida, police said.Writings about ... Read more...

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Norway attacker filmed his victims: Police


August 11th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Anders Behring Breivik, the lone man arrested in the twin terror attacks in Oslo, may have filmed his massacre of 69 people on Utoya island, Norwegian ... Read more...

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Minorities have equal rights in Pakistan: Zardari


August 11th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said his government stands committed to ensuring equal rights for minorities.Zardari said the recognition and respect for the rights of ... Read more...

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