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Anti-colonialism, corruption dominate weekend bookshelf (IANS Books)


August 18th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The bookshelf this weekend is a mix of critically-acclaimed non-fictions and powerful dramas... Browse with IANS...Book: "From the Ruins of Empire"; Written by Pankaj ... Read more...

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Poll panel keeping tabs on Himachal government actions


July 12th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 12 (IANS) Though dates for the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh are yet to be announced, the Election Commission Thursday said it is keeping a close tab on ... Read more...

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Mamata asks youth to fight graft


June 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A day after terming her support for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam for the president's post as the "voice of millions of Indians", West Bengal Chief ... Read more...

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It’s people’s victory, says Jagan’s mother


June 15th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma described the party's victory in the Andhra Pradesh by-elections as "people's victory"."We got justice in the people's court ... Read more...

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Will push for electoral reforms, says Sampath


June 11th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India's new Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath Monday said his priority would be to push for electoral reforms and check criminalisation of politics and money ... Read more...

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Sampath assumes office as Chief Election Commissioner (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) V.S. Sampath Monday assumed office as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India and said that the announcement of dates for the presidential elections would ... Read more...

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Congress, TDP say Jagan trying to buy MLAs


June 1st, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) The ruling Congress and main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh Friday alleged that Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, the jailed leader of the YSR Congress ... Read more...

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Jagan’s meteoric rise in wealth and popularity (Profile)


May 27th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a disproportionate assets case Sunday, has seen many controversies but has ... Read more...

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No arrest in murder of teen who witnessed mother’s rape


May 14th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 14 (IANS) All the nine accused roamed free Monday, a day after they shockingly burnt alive a teenager who was the main witness in his mother's rape in ... Read more...

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Poll reforms conference begins in Odisha Saturday


May 4th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 4 (IANS) At least 400 delegates from different walks of life are expected to attend a two-day national conference on electoral and political reforms beginning in Odisha capital ... Read more...

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South Asia needs innovative poll strategies: Quraishi (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bitter political competition, use of money power and citizens' apathy in the electoral process call for innovative methods and strategies in the South Asian region, ... Read more...

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South Asia needs innovative poll strategies: Quraishi (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bitter political competition, use of money power and citizens' apathy in the electoral process call for innovative methods and strategies in the South Asian region, ... Read more...

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South Asia needs innovative poll strategies: Quraishi


April 30th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bitter political competition, use of money power and apathy of citizens in the electoral process call for innovative methods and strategies in the South Asian ... Read more...

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Paid news an emerging challenge: Quraishi


April 30th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Paid news, a recent challenge thrown up before the Election Commission, is a "clandestine deal" between politicians and journalists, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said ... Read more...

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SAARC poll bodies’ meet in Delhi from April 30


April 27th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Election Commission of India will host the third Conference of Heads of Election Management Bodies of SAARC Countries from April 30 to May 2 ... Read more...

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49 newly-elected MCD councillors face criminal charges


April 19th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) At least 49 newly-elected councillors in the recent Delhi civic polls face criminal charges which include murder, kidnapping and extortion, a report said Thursday.Of ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha poll: JMM irked over BJP decision to field Ahluwalia


April 19th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 19 (IANS) The BJP's decision to field S.S. Ahluwalia as its candidate for the forthcoming biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha has irked the ruling alliance partner ... Read more...

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Electoral reforms key to good governance: EC chief


April 17th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Strongly advocating electoral reforms to disallow candidates with criminal background from contesting elections, poll panel chief S.Y. Quraishi Tuesday said free and fair voting will ... Read more...

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With RS horse trading reports, Jharkhand in news for wrong reasons


March 31st, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 31 (IANS) The mineral-rich state of Jharkhand has again hit the national headlines -- for the wrong reasons.Perhaps for the first time, the Election Commission of India ... Read more...

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MCD polls: BJP candidates rush to file papers, anger among workers


March 26th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates rushed to fill nominations for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls on the last day Monday, angry ... Read more...

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BJP faces revolt over Rajya Sabha nomination (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The row in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Rajya Sabha nominations erupted Tuesday as senior leader Yashwant Sinha slammed the decision not to ... Read more...

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BJP faces revolt against Jharkhand Rajya Sabha nomination


March 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The conflict within the Bharatiya Janata Party on the Rajya Sabha nominations came out in the open Tuesday as senior leader Yashwant Sinha slammed ... Read more...

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Congress leader re-ignites quota controversy, opposition furious (Roundup)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Congress leader and Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma's promise on quota for Muslims re-ignited the reservation row in the midst of Uttar Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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Trinamool complains to EC against money power in UP polls


February 16th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress (TMC), which is contesting the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Thursday complained to the Election Commission alleging that political parties, including its ... Read more...

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Crime, money power shadow Uttar Pradesh polls


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Thirty-five percent of the candidates in the second phase of Uttar Pradesh elections are embroiled in criminal cases, two groups said Friday.The Association for ... Read more...

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Operative parts of apex court’s 2G judgment (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The operative parts of the Supreme Court's decision Thursday in which it cancelled all 122 licences for 2G spectrum (airwaves) allocated to telecom companies in ... Read more...

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Judges praise ‘enlightened’ citizens, NGOs


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday complimented "enlightened citizens and NGOs" for doggedly pursuing the exposing the 2G spectrum allocation scandal."But for the vigilance of some enlightened ... Read more...

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Operative parts of apex court’s 2G judgment


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The operative parts of the Supreme Court's decision Thursday in which it cancelled all 122 licences for 2G spectrum (airwaves) allocated to telecom companies in ... Read more...

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FIFA is keen on India bidding for Under-17 World Cup


January 30th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India is fast becoming a global destination for sport. After cricket and hockey, it is now soccer's turn if FIFA carries the vote for ... Read more...

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Shops shut in India but shoppers open to foreign retailers (Roundup)


December 1st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Protests over the entry of global retail chains such as Wal-Mart and Carrefour saw tens of thousands of shops down shutters across India Thursday, ... Read more...

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Shopkeepers protest but shoppers don’t mind foreign retailers (Afternoon Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Protests over the entry of global retail chains such as Wal-Mart and Carrefour saw tens of thousands of shop-owners downing their shutters across India ... Read more...

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Thackeray blasts Team Anna


November 7th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday advised Anna Hazare and his team members to desist from taking undue credit for the so-called victory over various ... Read more...

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Notice to centre on MPs facing criminal charges


November 4th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central and state governments on a petition seeking fast tracking of trial of cases against 162 MPs ... Read more...

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Advani not in favour of right to recall MPs


October 21st, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday disapproved of Team Anna's proposal for right to recall of MPs but favoured electoral reforms, especially ... Read more...

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Need to reform institutions in tune with times: President


October 18th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday emphasised the need to reform India's institutions in accordance with the demands of the rapidly changing socio-economic conditions.Speaking at the inauguration ... Read more...

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