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CPI-M’s easy win in Tripura bypoll


June 15th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Eight months ahead of the crucial assembly polls in the state, the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday retained the Nalchar seat by increasing ... Read more...

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Civilian slip puts army on sticky ground in Himachal


April 17th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 17 (IANS) When a public relations officer of the Indian Army issued a routine official press note on the strategic significance of the Annandale ground in Shimla, ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill in parliament Thursday, Sonia says she will fight for it (Roundup)


December 21st, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The much-awaited Lokpal bill will be introduced in the Lok Sabha Thursday and will be discussed during parliament's extended session Dec 27, amid solid ... Read more...

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Tough-talking Sonia says she will fight for Lokpal (Evening Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Hitting out at those behind "a deliberate and malicious misinformation" campaign against the Congress, party chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said she was ready to ... Read more...

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Malicious misinformation that Congress is not tackling graft: Sonia


December 21st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Taking on social activist Anna Hazare and his team, Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said there was a "deliberate and malicious misinformation" campaign ... Read more...

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CPI-M admits failures at all levels in Bengal


October 5th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday admitted it had failed to read the mood of the people, who voted it out to end its 34-year ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition creating anti-India feelings: Minister


August 14th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 14 (IANS) The opposition in Bangladesh is creating an anti-India feeling among the masses ahead of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the country, a minister ... Read more...

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CPI-M reports predict losses in West Bengal, Kerala


May 10th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) seems resigned to losing power in West Bengal and Kerala -- after studying reports from its units in ... Read more...

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Indians chronicle Nepal Maoist war on screen


February 17th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 17 (IANS) It was an unusual scene in Kathmandu Thursday with two top leaders of Nepal's Maoist party - chairman and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda ... Read more...

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Observers say Karzai-Taliban peace talks ‘mostly hype’


October 25th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 25 (ANI): Observers of the evolving situation in war-torn Afghanistan have said the recent moves by the U.S.-led NATO coalition force to facilitate peace talks between a council appointed ... Read more...

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Obama blames online “misinformation” campaign for creating myth that he is Muslim


August 30th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has reportedly dismissed a recent poll showing that a third of Americans do not know whether he is a Christian, and blamed an ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister asked to resign after pilgrimage


August 25th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Public Works Department Minister G.M. Saroori will be asked to resign after he returns from his pilgrimage to Mecca (Umra) after his daughter was ... Read more...

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Andy Griffith In New Ad For Medicare


August 1st, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Grammy award-winning Southern Gospel singer Andy Griffith has taken up a new job of pitching President Barack Obama's health care law in a new television ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: Gujarat’s Home Minister skips appointment with CBI


July 23rd, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 23 (ANI): Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah failed to keep his date with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday in connection with the 2005 Sohrabuddin fake encounter ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: Gujarat’s Home Minister to appear before CBI today


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 23 (ANI): Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah will be questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the 2005 Sohrabuddin fake encounter case today.Shah, who is ... Read more...

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Indus Water Commissioners to meet amid Pakistani rhetoric


March 9th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Amid a pause in the composite dialogue between India and Pakistan, the Indus Water Commissioners of the two countries are set to meet in May against the ... Read more...

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‘Bengal model’ to oust Left in Tripura: Congress


May 19th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 19 (IANS) The Congress will apply the "Bengal model and strategies" in Tripura to oust the Left Front government from this northeastern state, party leaders said here Tuesday. "Due to our ... Read more...

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Mayawati blames Muslims for party’s poor show


May 16th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati Saturday blamed Muslims for her party's poor showing in the Lok Sabha elections. "Only a small ... Read more...

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India denies violating Pakistani airspace, ‘technical intrusion’, says Zardari (Fourth Lead)


December 14th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) India Sunday denied allegations that its fighter jets had violated Pakistani airspace, even as Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari described it as a "technical incursion" and media ... Read more...

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Indian jets violating Pakistani airspace ‘technical incursion’, says Zardari (Fourth Lead)


December 14th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Tension escalated in Pakistan Sunday after reports that Indian fighter jets had violated its airspace, an allegation that India swiftly denied. Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has ... Read more...

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CPI-M blames Left disunity for council poll reverses


July 26th, 2008 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Fissures in West Bengal's ruling Left Front were responsible for its reverses in the rural body elections in May, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) that leads the ... Read more...

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Kerala government doctors to go on strike


May 19th, 2008 - 8:36 am ICT by admin
Kozhikode, May 18 (IANS) Doctors working in Kerala's health department will go on an indefinite strike from May 22 to protest "anomalies" in their salary scales. The state committee of the Kerala ... Read more...

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