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FIR against BJP general secretary for fraud


September 4th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 4 (IANS) An FIR was registered in Rajasthan's Udaipur city Tuesday against Bharatiya Janta Party general secretary and sitting legislator Kiran Maheshwari, her husband and 28 others on ... Read more...

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Singer’s album urges reopening of Algeria-Morocco border


June 16th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, June 16 (IANS/AKI) An Algerian rap singer will release an album of songs, calling on his country to reopen the border with neighbouring Morocco that was closed after a ... Read more...

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Suspended CBI judge faces arrest for taking bribe (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to arrest a First Additional CBI Judge Pattabhi Ramarao on charges of accepting a huge bribe to ... Read more...

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Women arrested for cheating ‘husbands’


May 29th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 28 (IANS) A 35 year-old woman was arrested in Rajasthan for duping at least a dozen men whom she married before disappearing with gold and other valuables, police ... Read more...

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Maoist leader warns Odisha of ‘consequences’


May 21st, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 21 (IANS) Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda has warned the Odisha government of consequences for not keeping promises made to secure the release of two Italians kidnapped by his ... Read more...

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Evolving hostage policy under consideration: Chidambaram


May 9th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Days after a kidnapped district collector was freed in Chhattisgarh, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government will consider evolving a central hostage ... Read more...

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Long commutes could damage your health


May 8th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Overall health of people who spend long hours behind the steering wheel commuting to and from office is likely to be affected, says a study.A report ... Read more...

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Menon returns home, Chhattisgarh denies deal with Maoists (Second Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma/New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Thirteen days after he was kidnapped by Maoists, District Collector Alex Paul Menon was received at home in Sukma by his joyous and relieved family ... Read more...

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Menon returns home to Sukma


May 4th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon reached home Friday morning, 13 days after he had been kidnapped by the Maoists.His wife Asha, who is ... Read more...

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Maoists finally free a fatigued Menon (Roundup)


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Maoists freed abducted District Collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday evening, ending a 13-day hostage crisis after mediators brokered a deal with the Chhattisgarh government.After three ... Read more...

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Maoists free Menon, says ready to serve in Sukma again (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) After hours of tension Thursday, Maoists finally released Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday evening after 12 days of captivity. Menon said he ... Read more...

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Menon freed, says willing to serve in Sukma again (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Maoist militants Thursday released Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon after keeping him hostage for 12 days. Menon said he was willing to serve ... Read more...

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Confusion over release of Sukma collector (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Hours after the fireworks and celebrations began Thursday, confusion persisted over the release of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon. Meanwhile, the rebels have called mediapersons ... Read more...

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Fireworks as reports say Sukma collector released


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Celebrations began at the Sukma district collector's residence Thursday afternoon as reports said that Alex Paul Menon had been released by the Maoists after 12 days ... Read more...

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Maoists to release abducted collector Thursday


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh government chopper Thursday morning left Raipur for Tarmetla, where Maoist guerillas are expected to release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, state govermment ... Read more...

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Maoists to release collector Thursday (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Wednesday said they will release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.In a message to some media organisations, the rebels said Menon, in ... Read more...

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Maoists to release Menon Thursday


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerillas Wednesday said they would release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.In a message to some media organisations, the rebels said Menon, in ... Read more...

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Abducted Chhattisgarh collector may be freed Wednesday (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) Maoists may set abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon free Wednesday, official sources in Chhattisgarh said Tuesday."Maoist interlocutors G. Hargopal and B.D. Sharma communicated to ... Read more...

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Abducted Chhattisgarh collector may walk free Wednesday


May 1st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) Maoists may set abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon free Wednesday, official sources in Chhattisgarh said Tuesday."Maoist interlocutors G. Hargopal and B.D. Sharma communicated to ... Read more...

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Sukma collector may be released soon (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) The release of abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon in the next 48 hours seemed likely with the Maoist interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators agreeing ... Read more...

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Abducted Chhattisgarh district collector’s release likely


April 30th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) The release of abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon seemed likely with the Maoist interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators agreeing Monday night to form a ... Read more...

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Mediators resume talks for release of Sukma collector


April 30th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) Mediators resumed talks here Monday for a consensus on the release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, as Chhatisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh discussed ... Read more...

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Collector’s abduction: Mediators meet fail to break deadlock (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 29 (IANS) Maoists interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators ended their meeting here Sunday night here but failed to find way out to ensure release of Sukma collector ... Read more...

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Sukma collector safe, say mediators after meeting Maoists


April 29th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 29 (IANS) Abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon is safe, two interlocutors who met Maoists in their jungle hideout said Sunday, adding the rebels had replied to the ... Read more...

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Mediators sum up talks as rebels hike demands, justify abduction (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Interlocutors for the Maoists and the mediators appointed by Chhattisgarh government held talks for over five hours Friday to find a way for safe release of ... Read more...

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Maoists up demand for releasing Menon, want 17 rebels freed


April 27th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) In a fresh demand, Maoists holding Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon hostage have asked for 17 of their jailed associates to be released, sources ... Read more...

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Abducted collector: Government, Maoist mediators hold talks (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 26 (IANS) In a bid to ensure release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, the two mediators named by Maoists and two former bureaucrats appointed by ... Read more...

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Two kidnappings: Maoists release MLA, hold on to collector (Roundup)


April 26th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Balipeta (Odisha)/Raipur, April 26 (IANS) Freedom for one, continuing captivity for the other. Maoist guerrillas Thursday released Odisha legislator Jhina Hikaka more than a month after they kidnapped him but ... Read more...

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Maoists’ mediator Sharma to set out for Bastar Thursday


April 25th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Maoists' mediator B.D. Sharma will Thursday head for Chhattisgarh's Bastar region to initiate a dialogue for the release of captive Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon.Sharma ... Read more...

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Medicines rushed for abducted Menon amid uncertainty over talks (Second Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Emergency medicines were rushed Tuesday for abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, who is being held by Maoists in Chhattisgarh for the past ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh names two mediators for Menon’s release


April 24th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 24 (IANS) With just a day to go for the Maoist deadline, the Chhattisgarh government Tuesday named two former chief secretaries to negotiate with the guerrillas who ... Read more...

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Collector’s abduction: Two of three ‘mediators’ say no (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Two of the three mediators named by Maoists to negotiate the release of Chhattisgarh district collector Alex Paul Menon have refused to join talks. ... Read more...

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I can’t mediate using innocent as pawn, says Bhushan


April 24th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Supreme Court lawyer and prominent Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan has declined to mediate on behalf of the Maoists who have kidnapped Chhattisgarh's Sukma District ... Read more...

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Odisha offers to withdraw cases as hostage crisis worsens (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) With the hostage crisis worsening and a day to go before the deadline set by the Maoists lapses, Odisha Tuesday offered to withdraw cases against people ... Read more...

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Fulfil promises before Italian’s release: Maoists (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 11 (IANS) The Maoists holding an Italian hostage since March 14 Wednesday reiterated that he will be released only after the Odisha government fulfils its promises on their ... Read more...

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