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Bal Thackeray backs Trivedi, but raps him too


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday came out in support of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi but also gave him a sharp rap on the knuckles.While ... Read more...

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10 held for gang-raping woman in Bengal


September 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Ten people have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 32-year-old-woman and assaulting her husband in the industrial township of Durgapur in Burdwan district, police said Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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Decision on prime ministerial candidate at appropriate time: BJP


September 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday did not reject or endorse remarks of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray backing Sushma Swaraj as NDA's prime ministerial candidate but ... Read more...

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Thackeray bats for Sushma Swaraj as PM, BJP says decision later (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Sunday expressed admiration for BJP leader Sushma Swaraj and termed her best suited to becoming the next prime minister ... Read more...

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Thackeray bats for Sushma Swaraj as PM, BJP says decision later (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Sunday expressed his admiration for BJP leader Sushma Swaraj and said she was best suited to becoming the next ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj would make a dashing prime minister: Bal Thackeray


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Sunday expressed his admiration for Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj and said she was best suited to becoming the ... Read more...

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Hand me Army, I’ll straighten out nation: Bal Thackeray


September 8th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Saturday claimed that if he was given charge of the Indian Army, he would solve all problems and set things ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray targets Congress, Gandhi family


September 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi, alleging that the country had gone to the dumps under her leadership.In a marathon ... Read more...

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Uddhav again demands permit system for Bihari migrants


September 4th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Tuesday reiterated the party's old demand of a "permit system" to check influx of migrants from Bihar and other ... Read more...

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CPI-M ridicules Mamata for ‘record’ number of inquiry panels


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Taking a swipe at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for setting up a "record" 10 inquiry commissions during her tenure so far, the CPI-M ... Read more...

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Reverse privatisation of minerals: CPI-M


August 30th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The 'coalgate' row should be used to reverse the privatisation of natural and mineral resources in India, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned till Tuesday over Assam, Mumbai (Second Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till Tuesday after opposition members raised a ruckus over the violence in Assam and its echoes in Mumbai.The house ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m. over Assam violence (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Monday adjourned for the second time, this time till 2 p.m., after opposition members raised a ruckus over the violence ... Read more...

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CPI-M slams UPA’s idea of ‘Har Hath Mein Phone’


August 12th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government's proposal to give mobile phones to every below-poverty line family in the country was a "cruel joke", the CPI-M Sunday said. The ... Read more...

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Advani blog: Sena fumes, JD(U) welcomes prediction (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A political storm has stirred up over Bharatiya Janata Party veteran L.K. Advani's blog post predicting a non-Congress, non-BJP prime minister after the next ... Read more...

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Thackeray slams Advani for ‘demoralising’ blog musings (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Hitting out at BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting a non-Congress, non NDA government in 2014, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday said it was ... Read more...

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Advani’s blog musings demoralising, says Thackeray


August 7th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Hitting out at BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting a non-Congress, non NDA government in 2014, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday said the musings ... Read more...

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Olympics: India to protest AIBA’s decision on Vikas


August 4th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian contingent at the London Olympics will protest the decision of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) to overturn the result of the men's 69-kg bout ... Read more...

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Vikas Krishan loses a bout he won five hours earlier (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Five hours after Indian boxer Vikas Krishan was declared winner in his 69 kg pre-quarterfinal bout in the Olympic Games, the sport's governing body has overturned ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels turn culture cops, threaten police spies


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 23 (IANS) A separatist rebel group in Meghalaya has threatened to take stern action against women wearing provocative dresses and impose extreme punishment on people who had become ... Read more...

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Dismissed Belgaum council members seek Thackeray’s support


July 8th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Days after Karnataka's Bharatiya Janta Party government dismissed the elected council of Belgaum's civic body, former mayor Manda Balekundri Sunday met Shiv Sena supremo Bal ... Read more...

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RSS questions Nitish Kumar’s ’secular PM’ comments


June 24th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a veiled attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for insisting on a secular prime minister, the RSS has sought to know why there ... Read more...

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Thackeray supports Pranab for presidency


June 19th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) The Shiv Sena, a key constituent of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Tuesday announced unconditional support to Congress presidential candidate Pranab ... Read more...

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Court order promotes ‘balika vadhus’ among Muslims: Thackeray


June 8th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday expressed concern over a recent Delhi High Court judgement allowing Muslim girls attaining puberty the right to get married."This is ... Read more...

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Thackeray slams Pawar for criticising Congress


June 4th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday slammed Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar for his recent criticism of the Maharashtra government. Pawar had last week targeted ... Read more...

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Modi needs to review style of working: RSS mouthpiece (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) In an apparent disapproval by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's style of working, an article in the organisation's ... 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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Thackeray slams petrol price hike


May 25th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Slamming the central government for the hike in petrol prices, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday said liqour was now cheaper than petrol in Maharashtra."Wah re ... Read more...

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DMK appeals to Neyveli contract workers to end strike


May 25th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Claiming the Tamil Nadu government was blind to their issues, DMK president and former chief minister M.Karunanidhi Thursday appealed to the contract workers of Neyveli ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray slams SRK for ‘misdemeanour’ at Wankhede


May 19th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray Saturday criticised Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan for what he termed was his 'misdemeanour' at the Wankhede Stadium Wednesday night ... Read more...

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Thackeray wants Aamir show telecast in Karnataka


May 8th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday asked the Karnataka government to allow the telecast of Bollywood star Aamir Khan's maiden television show "Satyameva Jayate".While hitting ... Read more...

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Indian helping hand in Sri Lankan cinema’s revival


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Cinema as a popular cultural mouthpiece is trying to revive itself in Sri Lanka after 30 years of civil war, courtesy a bunch of progressive ... Read more...

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Tendulkar’s nomination Congress’ dirtiest trick: Thackeray


April 29th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Reiterating that cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's nomination to Rajya Sabha was the Congress' "dirtiest play", Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray Sunday said the party has an ... Read more...

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Jealousy fuelling malicious campaign against Banerjee: Trinamool


April 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) With the Mamata Banerjee government drawing flak for many of its actions, the ruling Trinamool Congress Tuesday claimed there was a malicious campaign against her, ... Read more...

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India should support referendum for Tamil Eelam: Karunanidhi


April 18th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M.Karunanidhi Tuesday said India should take up efforts in the United Nations for holding a referendum in Sri ... Read more...

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