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Compensation for Kerala lorry blast victims


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 3 (IANS) Kerala will give jobs, pensions and compensations to the next of kin of those killed and the injured victims of last week's LPG tanker blast in ... Read more...

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Australian lawmakers to join hands against corruption


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Ontario (Canada), Aug 23 (IANS) Legislators across the political spectrum from around Australia will converge in Melbourne Thursday, joining hands in their fight against corruption and for integrity in government.As ... Read more...

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Assam legislator arrested for role in ethnic violence


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 23 (IANS) An Assam legislator was arrested Thursday for his role in the ethnic violence in the state, police said.Pradip Brahma is an MLA from the Bodoland Peoples' ... Read more...

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CPI(M) MLA Rajesh denied bail, Jayarajan’s remand extended


August 14th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur, Kerala Aug 14 (IANS) While arrested CPI(M) legislator T.V. Rajesh's bail plea was dismissed, the judicial remand of party leader and Kannur district secretary P. Jayarajan was extended till ... Read more...

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Karnataka MLA Somasekhara Reddy held in cash-for-bail scam


August 6th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 6 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Andhra Pradesh Monday arrested Karnataka legislator G. Somasekhara Reddy in a cash-for-bail scam involving his brother and former Karnataka minister G. ... Read more...

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Trinamool MLA clarifies ’short skirt’ remark, Mamata refuses comment (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday refused to comment on a statement made by actor and Trinamool Congress legislator Chiranjeet that short dresses worn ... Read more...

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Pranab’s son votes for father


July 19th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Congress lawmaker in the West Bengal Assembly Abhijit Mukherjee Thursday had the privilege of voting for his father Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential polls."It is ... Read more...

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Former DMK legislator arrested for rape, murder


July 14th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Former DMK legislator M. Rajkumar was remanded to 14 days custody by a court here Friday for allegedly raping and murdering a 15-year-old girl who worked ... Read more...

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RTI activist files case against Delhi Congress legislator


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) An Right to Information (RTI) activist Friday filed a case in a Delhi court against Congress legislator Kanwal Karan Singh for illegally encroaching upon government ... Read more...

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Poor want ration, not cash: Activists


June 15th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The government's plan to replace the public distribution system (PDS) with direct cash transfer into people's accounts under the proposed Food Security Bill is not ... Read more...

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Four held in Delhi MLA’s shooting


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Four people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of Delhi legislator Bharat Singh, police said Sunday.Vikas Dagar, 28, Kuldeep Mittal, 26, Sumeet Singh, ... Read more...

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BJP MLA in Punjab dies of heart attack


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator and Punjab chief parliamentary secretary Amarjit Singh Sahi died here Sunday after a massive heart attack. He was 55.Sahi was ... Read more...

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Delhi legislator shot, critical (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) An independent Delhi legislator, Bharat Singh, was in critical condition Saturday after being shot at his office by three or four men who sped ... Read more...

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Women pretends to be UP legislator, arrested


May 29th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) A woman was arrested Tuesday outside the Vidhan Sabha Bhawan here when she tried to enter the high security premises, pretending to be a legislator.The woman ... Read more...

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Legislator blames doctors for death of Kashmiri kids


May 17th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) A sitting MLA Thursday led a protest outside the G.P. Pant Hospital in summer capital Srinagar, blaming the doctors for the death of Kashmiri children at ... Read more...

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Jharkhand assembly speaker sentenced to one-month jail


May 16th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) A Ranchi court Wednesday sentenced Jharkhand assembly speaker C.P. Singh to one-month jail in a seven-year-old case related to a protest against the central government's ... Read more...

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Need law against Maoist kidnappings: Congress


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Raipur, April 22 (IANS) A law must be enacted to prevent kidnappings such as that of the Chhattisgarh collector Alex Paul Menon by Maoists, Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi said ... Read more...

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Will do everything to get Hikaka released: Patnaik


April 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday said his government will do everything for the release of Biju Janata Dal party legislator Jhina Hikaka, who was ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct Odisha MLA


March 24th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 24 (IANS) Maoists abducted a legislator of Odisha's ruling party Biju Janata Dal (BJD) early Saturday, police said.About 100-150 armed rebels abducted Jhina Hikaka, 34, from a hilly ... Read more...

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Bengal government trying to choke voice of opposition: Left


March 21st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) West Bengal opposition leader Surjya Kanta Mishra Wednesday accused the Trinamool Congress-led state government of "trying to throttle" the voice of the opposition both inside and ... Read more...

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CBI visits Shehla Masood’s house with shooter


March 11th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 11 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers Sunday visited the Bhopal residence of murdered RTI activist Shehla Masood with Irfan Ali, who had shot her dead, sources ... Read more...

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Barabanki gets the chills, slow polling in first hours


February 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 8 (IANS) The enthusiastic first time voter and the loyal Dalit were out but many others stayed inside their homes Wednesday, waiting for the chill ... Read more...

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SC issues notice to CBI on Pappu Yadav’s bail plea


February 6th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court (SC) Monday asked CBI to respond to a plea by former RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav seeking bail.Pappu Yadav is ... Read more...

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Book ‘bribe-seeking’ UP nominees: Poll panel


January 28th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking cognizance of a sting operation by a Hindi TV channel, the Election Commission (EC) Saturday asked the authorities in Uttar Pradesh to register complaints ... Read more...

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Mayawati to confine birthday bash to party office


January 14th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Keeping in mind the model code of conduct in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will host the birthday bash of Chief ... Read more...

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Shabanaji is my mentor: Gulshan Grover


January 12th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Bollywood actor Gulshan Grover, whose last release "I Am Kalam" fetched him worldwide recognition and honours, thanked veteran actor Shabana Azmi for helping him in ... Read more...

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Anti-Hazare groups condemn his agitation


December 26th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) While Anna Hazare's Lokpal agitation is gathering momentum, certain groups in the city, including noted filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, are vocally protesting his "call for a ... Read more...

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‘Rajapattai’ - a road unfit to travel (Tamil Movie Review - **)


December 24th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rajapattai"; Cast: Vikram, Deeksha Seth, K Viswanath, Mithra Kurian, Pradeep Rawat; Director: Suseenthiran; Producer: PVP Cinemas; Music: Yuvan Shankar Raja; Rating - **"Rajapattai", which means 'the path of the king', ... Read more...

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‘Paid News’ claims its first victim


October 21st, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a landmark verdict, the Election Commission has disqualified Umlesh Yadav, a member of the Uttar Pradesh assembly from Bisauli constituency, for spending Rs.21,250 on ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders FIR against Congress state unit chief


October 15th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday got both state Congress president Rita Bahuguna Joshi and a Congress lawmaker booked for "interference in government work" for ... Read more...

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TDP MLA resigns, joins TRS


September 29th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has received another setback with one of its legislators resigning from the party and joining the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), ... Read more...

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Widow of MNS legislator joins NCP


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Her late husband was in the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), she's from the Congress and Thursday she joined the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).Pune leader Harshada ... Read more...

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MLA’s driver escapes with vehicle, AK-47


September 15th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 14 (IANS) Chhattisgarh police have failed to trace a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker's driver who escaped on Sunday with his private vehicle and an AK-47 belonging ... Read more...

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Left pits woman professor against Mamata


September 1st, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Left Front, ousted from power after 34 years, Thursday said it would field a woman professor against West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in ... Read more...

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Shoe-hurling mars Rajasthan assembly proceedings


August 30th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 29 (IANS) The Rajasthan assembly Monday witnessed some ugly scenes when a BJP lawmaker flung a shoe at the treasury benches and a member from the ruling Congress ... Read more...

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