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Badal takes up cause of Punjabi farmers in Gujarat


September 4th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 4 (IANS) Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday wrote to his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi and BJP president Nitin Gadkari over the grievance of Punjabi farmers of ... Read more...

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GST bill can be passed in current fiscal: Chidambaram


August 28th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The constitution amendment bill to introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime could be passed by parliament by the end of the current financial ... Read more...

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Bihar not to deposit funds in 21 banks


August 21st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 21 (IANS) The Bihar government will not deposit funds in 21 nationalized and private banks for their failure to provide credit to priority sectors like agriculture, ... Read more...

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No exodus of northeast people from Bihar: Modi


August 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Saturday said there was no report of exodus of northeast people from the state while security has been ... Read more...

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Advani points to a leadership vacuum (Comment)


August 11th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
L.K. Advani seems to have found in the new method of a personal blog on the internet a highly effective way of keeping himself in the limelight. For an octogenarian ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav rejects Advani’s prediction on 2014 polls


August 6th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav, who is also the convener of the NDA, Monday said he disagreed with veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar opposes FDI in retail


July 31st, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 30 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday said that he was not in favour of foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail in the state and virtually ... Read more...

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After Giaa’s exit, Mohammad Nazim working harder


July 30th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Television actor Mohammad Nazim, seen as Ahem Modi in "Saath Nibhana Saathiya", says ever since Giaa Manek has left the show, he has to work harder ... Read more...

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Bihar will not allow FDI in retail: Deputy chief minister


July 24th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 24 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Tuesday ruled out FDI in retail in the state."To protect interest of small and medium traders, Bihar will ... Read more...

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Nitish, Modi don’t vote


July 19th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi did not vote in the presidential election Thursday -- as they are not members ... Read more...

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Bihar registers highest growth rate of 16.71 percent


July 17th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Bihar recorded its highest growth rate of 16.71 percent during 2011-2012 thanks to a record in foodgrain production, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said ... Read more...

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Sangma to canvass in Bihar July 14


July 10th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 10 (IANS) Opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A Sangma will visit Bihar capital July 14 to canvass for the July 19 poll, BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil ... Read more...

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BJP will not encourage desertions from JD-U in Bihar: Modi


July 10th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 10 (IANS) The BJP in Bihar will not allow leaders of alliance partner JD-U to join it, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said Tuesday, adding that ... Read more...

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NDA PM should be like Vajpayee: Sushil Modi


June 19th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 19 (IANS) The NDA's prime ministerial candidate should be as liberal a person as former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi ... Read more...

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Stick to Gujarat please, Nitish tells Modi


June 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday politely told his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi to mind his own business and not to comment about Bihar.After Modi said ... Read more...

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Joshi vs Modi: no clear winner in tangled BJP web (Comment)


June 9th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Seven years after Sanjay Joshi had to distance himself from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) following the surfacing of a sleazy CD involving him, this low-key apparatchik of the Rashtriya ... Read more...

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RSS mouthpiece slams Modi


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Close on the heals of veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K.Advani slamming the feuding factions within the party, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has ... Read more...

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Mamata welcome to join NDA: BJP


May 27th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Sunday praised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said her Trinamool ... Read more...

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Attempt political consensus on presidential candidate: Rajnath


May 21st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Monday said the Congress-led UPA alliance should take the lead in attempting political consensus on a presidential candidate."We ... Read more...

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Amicus curiae’s report does not matter: BJP


May 8th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday rubbished arguments that the Supreme Court amicus curiae's report on the post-Godhra riots is an indictment of Chief ... Read more...

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GST can boost economic growth by 1.5 percent: Adi Godrej


April 19th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will boost economic growth by around 1.5 percent, Adi Godrej, president of the Confederation of Indian ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, Modi and Patnaik meet (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday met her Odisha and Gujarat counterparts, Naveen Patnaik and Narendra Modi, leading to speculation about their joining ... Read more...

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Gehlot slams Modi, Jayalalithaa


April 16th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Monday accused Gujarat and Tamil Nadu chief ministers of making "undignified comments" in their speeches at the chief ministers' ... Read more...

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Chris Cairns wins libel suit against Lalit Modi


March 26th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns Monday won his libel case against ex-Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi, who has been asked to pay 90,000 ... Read more...

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Allegations will destroy all that I have achieved: Cairns


March 6th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns says his personal life and successful 20-year cricket career has been tarnished by claims of match-fixing made by former Indian ... Read more...

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All Indian police communalised, says Bhushan


February 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Team Anna member and Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan Monday claimed that police across the country were "communalised"."Police throughout the country are clearly ... Read more...

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Bihar’s economy registers over 11 percent annual growth


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 22 (IANS) Bihar's economy has registered an annual growth rate of 11.36 percent from 2004-05 to 2010-11, says Bihar's economic survey for 2011-12, tabled in the state ... Read more...

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BJP issues show cause notice to legislator in Bihar


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar Sunday issued a show cause notice to legislator Sonelal Hembrum, a day after the vigilance department initiated a ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar rules out contesting assembly polls


January 20th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 20 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday said that he would continue to be a member of the Bihar legislative council and ruled out contesting assembly ... Read more...

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Don’t spy on Muslims, says Achuthanandan (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Opposition leader V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday blasted the Kerala government for allegedly spying the email accounts of Muslim leaders.The Marxist leader accused Chief Minister Oommen Chandy ... Read more...

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RTI query exposes urea shortage in Bihar


January 4th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 4 (IANS) Information received under the Right to Information (RTI) Act has revealed that millions of farmers in Bihar are facing a shortage of fertilizers, particularly urea, ... Read more...

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Gavaskar slams BCCI for u-turn on his contract


December 13th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has blasted the cricket board after its refusal to pay him $1 million fee per season for media activities involving ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear Sanjiv Bhatt’s plea Nov 18 (Lead)


November 9th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Nov 18 hear a petition by suspended Indian Police Service officer Sanjiv Bhatt challenging the Gujarat government's stand in a ... Read more...

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Modi’s plea against passport revocation turned down


November 4th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Suspended Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi's appeal challenging revocation of his passport has been turned down by the Chief Passport Office (CPO) here. The regional ... Read more...

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Delhi student’s murder case transferred to Crime Branch


November 4th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Delhi High court Friday dismissed a plea seeking a CBI probe into the killing of 20-year-old engineering student Shobit Modi in May and transferred ... Read more...

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