moral responsibility

It was time to move on: Laxman


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Reiterating his sudden decision to quit international cricket on the eve of the Test series against New Zealand, V.V.S. Laxman said he intends playing Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

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Left, SP, TDP demand fair probe into coal scam (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Putting up a third front on the coal scam, the Left parties, along with Samajwadi Party (SP) and Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Friday staged ... Read more...

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Left, SP, TDP demand fair probe into coal scam


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Putting up a third front on the coal scam, the Left parties, along with Samajwadi Party and Telugu Desam Party, Friday staged a sit-in ... Read more...

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NDA allies together on coal scam: Sharad Yadav


August 30th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav said Thursday that his party was with National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partner BJP in its protest over the ... Read more...

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PM attacks CAG, BJP won’t give up (Intro Roundup)


August 27th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday attacked the official auditor for suggesting huge presumptive losses from coal blocks allocation and said allegations of impropriety hurled ... Read more...

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Opposition mounts pressure on UPA, Congress hits back (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Left parties Monday ratcheted up pressure on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, seeking cancellation of all the ... Read more...

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PM attacks CAG, BJP won’t give up (Roundup)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday attacked the official auditor for suggesting huge presumptive losses from coal blocks allocation and said allegations of impropriety hurled ... Read more...

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BJP wants PM to go, targets Congress too (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Alleging kickbacks in the allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to accept moral responsibility and ... Read more...

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Resign on moral grounds, BJP tells PM


August 27th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to accept moral responsibility for alleged irregularities in coal blocks allocations and demanded ... Read more...

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Patnaik goes, Mumbai gets new police chief (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Mumbai's no-nonsense Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was Thursday shunted out with a promotion, after coming under flak for the Aug 11 violence at a Muslim ... Read more...

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Assam molestation: Channel editor says he’ll quit (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 17 (IANS) Atanu Bhuyan, editor-in-chief of News Live channel, has announced his decision to quit following widespread criticism of the telecast of the molestation of a teenage girl ... Read more...

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Bhutan refugees from Nepal seek India’s help


July 14th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Representatives of Bhutanese refugees from Nepal and human rights group Human Rights Defence International (HRDI) Saturday urged India to help 1.3 lakh people allegedly ... Read more...

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Congress defends Virbhadra Singh


June 26th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday defended Virbhadra Singh, who resigned from the union cabinet over corruption charges, saying his guilt was not proved. The party ... Read more...

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NCP demands Meghalaya CM’s resignation


May 4th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 4 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Friday demanded Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma's resignation over the deteriorating law and order situation in the three insurgency-ravaged districts of ... Read more...

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‘Punjab will continue free power supply subsidy’


April 9th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday said that the state government was committed to continuing free power to the farmers and the weaker sections ... Read more...

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Turmoil in Andhra Congress, minister quits over poll defeat (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress was in turmoil Thursday following its defeat in assembly by-elections with a senior cabinet minister sending his resignation to party's ... Read more...

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Opposition unites to corner government on alleged coal scam (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) A united opposition Thursday attacked the government on an alleged coal scam, holding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh responsible for it even as the official ... Read more...

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Let PM speak on coal scam: BJP


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought an explanation from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on an alleged coal mining scam purported to have cost ... Read more...

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Andhra minister quits over Congress defeat


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) A senior cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh Thursday sent his resignation to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, owning moral responsibility for the party's defeat in the ... Read more...

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Rita Bahuguna Joshi offers to resign over UP results (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi Friday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and offered to step down following the party's poor performance in ... Read more...

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Rita Bahuguna Joshi meets Sonia, offers to quit


March 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi Friday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and offered to step down following the party's poor performance in ... 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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Congress feels vindicated, opposition says verdict not final


February 4th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Welcoming the trial court order declining to make Home Minister P. Chidambaram an accused in the 2G case, a relieved Congress Saturday said charges ... Read more...

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Charges against Chidambaram politically motivated: Sibal


February 4th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The government Saturday said Home Minister P. Chidambaram was not responsible for the 2G spectrum scam and that charges against him were "politically motivated".The ... Read more...

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Government in the clear: Congress


February 4th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Welcoming a special court's verdict to dismiss Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Home Minister P. Chidambaram an accused in the 2G ... Read more...

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Goa Congress likens illegal mining to ‘murder on the street’


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 23 (IANS) The Congress in Goa Monday compared the mega illegal mining scam to "a murder on the street", but claimed the Congress-led coalition government was not directly ... Read more...

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Odisha gangrape: Minister resigns (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 (IANS) Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy Thursday submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik after the opposition accused him of protecting culprits in a gangrape ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress seek to pin down each other on Lokpal bill fiasco (Intro-Roundup)


December 31st, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress-led UPA government unleashed a barrage of attacks on each other Friday over the Lokpal bill fiasco, ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill now in freeze, but discourse gets hotter (Roundup)


December 30th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Lokpal bill, which dominated public discourse for much of the year, appeared to have gone into cold storage Friday but the rhetoric got ... Read more...

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Day after Lokpal bill failure, battlelines drawn (Afternoon Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The morning after was one of vitriol and bitterness with the BJP Friday asking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit after the Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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PM should quit over defeat on Lokpal bill: Gadkari


December 30th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should step down and assume moral responsibility for the government's defeat in parliament on the Lokpal bill, Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Dalit group seeks action against Andhra home minister


December 24th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 24 (IANS) The war between two cabinet ministers in Andhra Pradesh has taken caste overtones with a Dalit group demanding action against Home Minister P. Sabita Indra Reddy ... Read more...

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Harvard decision a dangerous precedent, says Swamy


December 8th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Harvard University in the US has cancelled Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy's summer courses over his controversial article in a Mumbai newspaper, prompting him ... Read more...

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Kashmir woman’s death: Family alleges domestic violence


December 8th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) The family of a woman found dead mysteriously at her in-law's house last month and civil society members staged another silent protest here Thursday, seeking ... Read more...

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