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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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Pakistani scholar clarifies remarks on Gujarat (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri Saturday clarified that he never asked Muslims to forget the violence that engulfed Gujarat a decade ago.Under fire from a section ... Read more...

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Pakistani scholar clarifies remarks on Gujarat riots


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Under fire from a section of Muslim community for his remarks on Gujarat riots, Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri has clarified that he only stated that ... Read more...

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Arrest writers for reading out ‘Satanic Verses’: MP (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi has demanded the arrest of the writers who read out from Salman Rushdie's banned book 'Satanic Verses' at the Jaipur ... Read more...

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Compensation for Muslim youths tortured in blast case


January 6th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Andhra Pradesh government Friday paid compensation to Muslim youths wrongly arrested and tortured by police in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast ... Read more...

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MIM’s Majid Hussain is the new mayor of Greater Hyderabad


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Mohammed Majid Hussain of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) is the new mayor of Greater Hyderabad.He was unanimously elected the mayor and Rajkumar of the Congress ... Read more...

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Andhra assembly takes up debate on no-confidence motion


December 5th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Debate on a no-confidence motion against the government in Andhra Pradesh began Monday morning in the assembly but the numbers favoured the ruling Congress.On the ... Read more...

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Congress seeks Hyderabad mayor’s post


November 25th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) The ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh has sought the Greater Hyderabad mayor's post for one more year even as the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) is preparing ... Read more...

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All-party meeting on Telangana soon, says Chidambaram


September 30th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) With the agitation for a Telangana state intensifying, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said an all-party meeting to discuss the issue will be convened ... Read more...

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After assassination attempt, MIM got strengthened: Asaduddin Owaisi (Interview)


May 18th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) The failed assassination attempt on Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi has led to outpouring of public sympathy and thus strengthened the party, says the outfit's ... Read more...

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TRS to move no-confidence motion in Andhra assembly


February 11th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Friday decided to move a no-confidence motion against the Congress government in Andhra Pradesh during the budget session of the state assembly, ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi’s PRP to decide on Congress offer soon


February 1st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Actor-turned politician K.Chiranjeevi's Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) Tuesday said it would decide within three to four days on the Congress party's invitation to join its government in ... Read more...

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12 prisoners booked for attack on Hyderabad jail officials


February 1st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) A dozen prisoners of Cherlapally Central Jail here were Tuesday booked for attacking prison officials a day earlier. After police baton charged the attackers, two political parties have ... Read more...

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Antony meets Chiranjeevi, seeks support for Andhra government


January 31st, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 31 (IANS) In a significant development, senior Congress leader and Defence Minister A.K.Antony Monday met Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) president K.Chiranjeevi and reportedly sought his support to the state Congress ... Read more...

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Chidambaram regrets boycott of Telangana meet (Lead)


January 6th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday regretted the boycott of the meeting here on Telangana by the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Telugu ... Read more...

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Russian missile maker to build two plants, expand exports


December 29th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Almaz-Antei conglomerate will receive a government loan to build two new production facilities to expand the export of missile defence systems, Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov ... Read more...

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‘Memories In March’ To Premiere At MIAAC 2010


October 25th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It is great news for Bengali Cinema! Sanjoy Nag’s ‘Memories In March’ has now been selected for being screened at the MIAAC Film Festival 2010, New ... Read more...

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Huge fire in Hyderabad cracker shop


October 4th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 4 (IANS) A huge fire broke out in a firecracker shop here early Monday, damaging the three-storey building and triggering panic. No casualties were reported.Police said the fire was ... Read more...

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Deferment will prolong Ayodhya issue: Owaisi


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi Thursday apprehended that further deferment of the Ayodhya verdict's pronouncement by the Allahabad High Court would unnecessarily prolong the issue. Ruling out any compromise on ... Read more...

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Congress, MIM, TDP win seat each in legislative council


May 10th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress, its ally Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) and the main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Monday won a seat each in the 90-member legislative council. Congress ... Read more...

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Political pressure will not work on me, says Srikrishna


May 6th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 6 (IANS) Justice B.N. Srikrishna, who heads a five-member panel formed by the central government to look into the demand for a Telangana state, Thursday said political pressure will ... Read more...

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Srikrishna hears CPI-M’s arguments against statehood to Telangana


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) The Srikrishna committee, which is looking into the demands for and against separate statehood to Telangana, Friday concluded its two-day visit to Hyderabad with the ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxation gives relief to people in riot-hit Hyderabad


April 3rd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) The two-hour relaxation in curfew Saturday provided much-needed relief to the people in riot-hit areas of Hyderabad while the situation remained peaceful in the city. Thousands of men ... Read more...

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Assembly adjourned, but TDP’s Telangana MLAs continue protest


February 16th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Legislators of main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Tuesday continued to protest in the Andhra Pradesh assembly even two hours after the house was adjourned, asking for ... Read more...

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Telangana students plan road, rail blockade Tuesday (Third Lead)


January 3rd, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Two days ahead of the all-party meet called by the central government on Telangana issue, a mammoth meeting of students at the Osmania University here Sunday threatened ... Read more...

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Telangana students plan road, rail blockade Tuesday (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) A mammoth meeting of students at the Osmania University here Sunday vowed to continue the agitation till Telangana state becomes a reality and called for a road ... Read more...

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Andhra Governor to submit report on state’s situation to Centre


January 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi Jan 3 (ANI): Chaattisgarh Governor E S L Narasimhan who is holding the additional charge of Andhra Pradesh is likely to submit a report on Monday to the Union ... Read more...

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Region-wise party position in Andhra Pradesh, Lok Sabha


December 16th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Following is the region-wise tally of political parties from Andhra Pradesh in the state assembly and in the Lok Sabha:AssemblyTotal seats 294Telangana (119 seats)Congress ... Read more...

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Babri demolition anniversary peaceful in Hyderabad


December 7th, 2009 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition passed off peacefully here amid tight security, police said Sunday. Police had sounded an alert here in view of the shutdown call ... Read more...

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One of the saddest moments of my political career: Andhra Governor


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Sep.3 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Governor N.D. Tewari on Thursday described the tragic death of Chief Minister Y.S. Rajshekhera Reddy and four others in a helicopter crash about 40 nautical miles east ... Read more...

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Three MIM legislators suspended from Andhra assembly


August 24th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Three legislators of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) were Monday suspended from the Andhra Pradesh assembly for a day for stalling proceedings of the house. Speaker N. Kiran Kumar ... Read more...

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Owaisi in trouble for remarks on police chief (Third Lead)


April 18th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Hyderabad police Saturday booked a case against Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi for calling Andhra Pradesh police chief A.K. Mohanty a man with a "perverted mind". Taking ... Read more...

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Owaisi criticises police chief, angers poll panel (Second Lead)


April 18th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi's allegations against Andhra Pradesh police chief A.K. Mohanty, accusing him of being partisan in the Lok Sabha polls, left the ... Read more...

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Re-polling on in 29 Andhra booths


April 18th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Re-polling was underway Saturday in 29 booths in Andhra Pradesh where voting was stopped due to violence or marred by faulty voting machines and errors by election staff ... Read more...

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MIM’s Asaduddin Owaisi to seek re-election from Hyderabad


March 24th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 24 (IANS) The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) Tuesday announced that party president Asaduddin Owaisi will seek re-election from the Hyderabad Lok Sabha seat as it named candidates for one parliamentary and ... Read more...

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