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TMC withdrawal a betrayal of people’s faith: Bengal Congress


September 19th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Terming the Trinamool Congress' decision of withdrawing support to the UPA regime as a "betrayal" of the people's faith, the West Bengal Congress said Wednesday it ... Read more...

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‘Kidnapped’ man challenges Dimple Yadav’s election to Lok Sabha


September 12th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) The election of Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj has been challenged in the Allahabad High ... Read more...

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Coalgate: Rajnath demands probe by SC judge


September 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Rajnath Singh, Ghaziabad Member of Parliament (MP) and former president of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting judge of ... Read more...

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TRS chief expects Telangana issue resolution this month


September 5th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao Wednesday exuded confidence that the Telangana issue would be solved this month."The Telangana issue will definitely be ... Read more...

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Shashi Tharoor’s ‘Pax Indica’ at top spot (IANS Books)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) An elected member of parliament and prize-winning author Shashi Tharoor's "Pax Indica" was at the top spot in the non-fiction category this week, as ... Read more...

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Parliament again disrupted over coal scam (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament saw disruptions Thursday as the opposition demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Comptroller and Auditor General's ... Read more...

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Priya Dutt, Daler Mehndi get Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards


August 21st, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Member of Parliament Priya Dutt, fashion designer Sanjana Jon and singer Daler Mehandi, among others, have been given the Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards.Punjab Governor ... Read more...

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Through Bollywood to Mumbai past and present (With Image)


August 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The transformation of the urban landscape of Mumbai has been tied to the growth of cinematic arts for the last 100 years. The megapolis changed ... Read more...

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MIM chief urges Muslims to help Assam riots victims


August 18th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has called upon Muslims across India to help their brethren who were rendered homeless in recent Assam violence.Owaisi has ... Read more...

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JD(U) says Nitish eligible for PM, lauds Advani for blog


August 7th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Praising BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting that the next prime minister could be from neither the Congress nor his own party, the Janata ... Read more...

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Giant national flag hoisted at Kargil war memorial


July 27th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A giant national flag was hoisted at the Kargil war memorial in Drass Friday to commemorate the 13th anniversary of India's victory in the war.Member ... Read more...

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Goa mulls law barring politicians from sports bodies


July 27th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) The Goa government could soon bring a law banning active politicians from heading sports associations, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Thursday said."Sports should be left to ... Read more...

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Team Anna attacks key ministers (Third Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A day after Team Anna targeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee, the anti-graft activists Thursday launched a tirade against several union ... Read more...

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Team Anna attacks Pawar, Krishna (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A day after Team Anna targeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee, the anti-graft activists Thursday launched a tirade against several union ... Read more...

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Navjot Sidhu complains against fake Facebook page


July 26th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu Thursday complained to the police that the Facebook page in his name is fake and he had nothing to do with ... Read more...

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Veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal dead (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 23 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the first head of the women's wing of the Azad Hind Fauj, died around ... Read more...

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Rahul will need to deliver - and fast (Comment)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
For a political party bruised by corruption scandals, charges of poor governance and electoral defeats, Rahul Gandhi will have to be a miracle man to help restore the health of ... Read more...

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Maruti crisis: Local village headmen see conspiracy


July 20th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 20 (IANS) Local village heads (sarpanches) of the Manesar area Friday decried the repeated crises in leading car-maker Maruti's Manesar plant, blaming these on "outsiders", and demanded a ... Read more...

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Goa legislators sing songs, pay musical tribute to Rajesh Khanna


July 19th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) In his sad death Wednesday, yesteryears superstar Rajesh Khanna breathed cinematic life into the proceedings of the Goa legislative assembly which has convened for the ... Read more...

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In birthplace Amritsar, relatives remember Rajesh Khanna


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 18 (IANS) In a congested neighbourhood of Amritsar's walled city, the place where the family of Rajesh Khanna, who went on to become a Bollywood superstar in the ... Read more...

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Iran eyes n-fuel to power ships


July 18th, 2012 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 18 (IANS) Iran will use nuclear fuel to power its merchant vessels, an Iranian MP said Tuesday.The Western sanctions have forced Iran to use nuclear fuel as a ... Read more...

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Court allows Jagan to vote in presidential election


July 17th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 17 (IANS) A special court Monday permitted jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and former state minister Mopidevi Venkatramna to cast their votes in the Presidential ... Read more...

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Dhumal reaches out to Mamata on vice presidential poll


July 15th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said that if the Trinamool Congress approaches his party to seek support for ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP seeks resignation of Congress leader Shandil


July 14th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) The Himachal unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded resignation of senior state Congress leader Dhani Ram Shandil from all posts of the ... Read more...

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Centre backs Bihar’s running of MPLADS schemes


July 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The central government Friday told the Supreme Court that the procedure adopted by Bihar for implementing the MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) ... Read more...

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Women activists slam feudal panchayats, demand action


July 13th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Reacting to the decision of a Khap panchayat (community council) in an Uttar Pradesh village - banning love marriages and restricting movement of women out ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari releases Shashi Tharoor’s new book


July 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Wednesday released a book on India's foreign affairs, "Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century" by ... Read more...

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Compete, cooperate or conflict with China, Tharoor ponders (With Image)


July 9th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India and China are two countries whose development is having and will have significant impact on the global system, but the question is whether ... Read more...

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Goa Police to probe if British woman was murdered


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to diplomatic pressure, Goa Police have reopened the case of a British woman's mysterious death here in April 2010 to find out if she was ... Read more...

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Akhilesh withdraws Rs.20 lakh largesse for legislators (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Faced with widespread criticism of his decision to allow legislators to buy cars worth Rs.20 lakh from the local area development (LAD) funds, Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Mukherjee to visit Assam, Tripura from July 6


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 3 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee is likely to begin the northeast segment of his campaign from Assam July 6.President of the Assam Pradesh ... Read more...

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Bibi Jagir Kaur can vote in presidential poll: EC


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) A convicted legislator in Punjab has been allowed by the Election Commission (EC) to vote in the July 19 presidential election.An Election Commission spokesman clarified Tuesday ... Read more...

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Killed pilgrims’ kin protest non-payment of compensation


June 28th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 27 (IANS) Relatives of 24 Hindu pilgrims, who were killed in a road accident in 2010, created noisy scenes Wednesday over non-payment of Rs.2 lakh compensation announced by ... Read more...

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Sangma not allowed to meet Jagan in jail


June 25th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma was Monday denied permission to meet YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in Chanchalguda Central Jail here.Sangma drove to the jail ... Read more...

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Not the best of times for Mamata Banerjee (West Bengal Newsletter)


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) This is not the best of times for West Bengal's maverick Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.Checkmated by the Congress High Command in her presidential poll manoeuvre, ... Read more...

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