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PM should seek fresh mandate: Trinamool


September 19th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resign and to seek a fresh electoral mandate to know if people supported the government's ... Read more...

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Congress slams Trinamool, says it can go alone in Bengal


September 12th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Alleging that alliance partner Trinamool Congress was trying to politically finish off the Congress in West Bengal, the party's state unit Wednesday said it was capable ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi has failed to make a mark, says BJP


September 11th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Amid speculation of Rahul Gandhi assuming a larger role in the Congress, the BJP Tuesday said his performance over the years speaks for itself ... Read more...

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Junior Hockey: Haryana, Punjab, Karnataka enter quarters


September 6th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) Punjab entered the quarterfinals of the junior men's hockey championship with a 15-0 win over Gujarat at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Thursday.Mandeep Singh scored ... Read more...

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Sachin Pilot to join Territorial Army


September 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Congress leader and Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot is set to be commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an officer ... Read more...

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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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Dinesh Trivedi alleges misbehaviour by cop


August 31st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Trinamool Congress leader and former railways minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday accused a senior police officer of behaving rudely with him and lodged a complaint with ... Read more...

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I will die but won’t grab land: Mamata


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said she would rather die than grab land forcibly for projects.Addressing a meeting at Itahar of North Dinajpur ... Read more...

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Journalists should refresh knowledge: Speaker


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Thursday asked journalists to keep refreshing their knowledge to better disseminate facts including on parliamentary processes to the public.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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Mamata’s bid to create dent in Congress bastion


August 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) In a bid to dent Congress bastions in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday held a rally at Baharampur of Murshidabad district ... Read more...

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Tribal group wants tribal CM in Chhattisgarh


August 27th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) A tribal group, Sarva Adivasi Samaj, wants a tribal chief minister for Chhattisgarh."Adivasis are passing through a critical phase. Unless Chhattisgarh has an adivasi chief ... Read more...

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Mamata government to give civic reception to president


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) In a bid to bury the bitter happenings round the presidential polls, the West Bengal government has decided to hounour President Pranab Mukherjee with ... Read more...

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Congress, Left slam Bengal government over rape cases


August 19th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) As the West Bengal government termed reports of recent rape cases as a "rotten campaign" against it, the Congress, a junior partner in the ruling alliance, ... Read more...

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Britons are lazy: Indian-origin MP


August 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Britons are among the laziest people in the world, a group of Tory MPs, that include Indian-origin lawmaker Priti Patel, has written in a new book.Britons ... Read more...

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Kurien Congress choice for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman


August 16th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Congress leader P.J. Kurien has emerged as the party's choice for the post of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman, party sources said here Thursday.Party leaders, including ... Read more...

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Ensure safety of people from northeast, BJP tells government


August 16th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The government should ensure the safety of people from the northeast, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj said here Thursday. She added that ... Read more...

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BJP MPs to donate for Assam, Uttarakhand victims


August 14th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs will donate a part of their constituency development funds for the relief of victims of Assam violence and cloud ... Read more...

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Left, BJP for debate on economy, price rise


August 13th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The BJP and the Left Monday demanded a debate in the Lok Sabha on stagnating economy and high prices of essential items.Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Rename India as Bharat, says Congress MP


August 9th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) India should be renamed Bharat in the constitution of the country, a Congress parliamentarian has demanded in a constitutional amendment bill introduced in parliament Thursday.Congress MP ... Read more...

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Jaya Bachchan, Shinde trade words in Rajya Sabha


August 9th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday found himself on the backfoot during a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the violence in Assam when he told ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to CBI on Jagan’s bail plea


August 9th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the CBI on jailed MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's plea for bail in a disproportionate assets case.An apex court ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Rekha attend Rajya Sabha session


August 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Wednesday was cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's first day in parliament as a nominated member."It is a new experience for me. When I'm ready to speak, ... Read more...

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Dimple Yadav takes oath as Lok Sabha member


August 8th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, the wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Wednesday took oath as a Lok Sabha member from Kannauj. She had won the ... Read more...

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Do tigers have AIDS? Government says ‘no’


August 7th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Is there any evidence of HIV/AIDS in lions and tigers, asked an MP in August 2010. Two years later, the environment ministry has come out ... Read more...

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Dikshit launches plantation drive


August 6th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday launched the annual plantation drive during which one million saplings will be planted in the capital.Dikshit was joined by ... Read more...

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Trinamool MPs told to attend UPA lunch


August 5th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) In a bid to repair the strained ties with Congress, the Trinamool Congress leadership has asked its MPs to attend the lunch hosted by UPA ... Read more...

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Punjab creates separate cadre of teachers for border areas


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) With education in the international border belt with Pakistan being affected by non-availability of teachers, the Punjab government Friday announced the creation of a separate cadre ... Read more...

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Congress to ascertain facts on Darda’s Modi remarks


July 31st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Congress has decided to "ascertain the facts" regarding its MP Vijay Darda praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Ahmedabad ... Read more...

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BJP plans brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6


July 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6, a party leader said Sunday.Laxmikant Bajpayi, state BJP president, ... Read more...

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Railways have worsened under Trinamool: Congress MP


July 30th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) As India witnessed one of its worst train tragedies which left 35 dead, Congress MP Adhir Choudhury Monday accused Railway Minister Mukul Roy of neglecting ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive in Tamil Nadu Express blaze (Fifth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and 25 injured when a coach of ... Read more...

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Congress takes dim view of party MP praising Modi


July 29th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Congress Sunday took dim view of party MP Vijay Darda's remarks at a function in Ahmedabad terming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a ... Read more...

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Maruti management to blame for crisis: AITUC


July 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 27 (IANS) AITUC general secretary and CPI MP Gurudas Dasgupta Friday blamed the Maruti Suzuki management for the crisis at its Manesar plant and said he would raise ... Read more...

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Archbishop of Glasgow links MP’s death to being gay


July 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paisley, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archbishop-elect of Glasgow Philip Tartaglia made some remarks about MP David Cairns’ death. He alleged that David died because of being gay. It ought to be mentioned ... Read more...

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Andhra to provide legal aid to IAS officers in Jagan case


July 24th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday decided to provide legal assistance to seven Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers under the scanner in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

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