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Shut down cripples life in Jammu


September 20th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) The 12-hour bandh called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the left parties Thursday crippled life in Jammu with business establishments and other commercial activities ... Read more...

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KMSS to launch stir over non-repair of embankments


July 20th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 20 (IANS) Assam's powerful pressure group Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) has vowed to launch a mass movement from Aug 1 against the state government's failure to protect ... Read more...

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Injured Munda, jailed Koda vote in presidential poll


July 19th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 19 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, recuperating from injuries in a May 9 chopper crash, and former chief minister Madhu Koda, in jail in ... Read more...

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Four nabbed for molesting teenager in Guwahati (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Four of the 11 men who molested and stripped a teenaged girl outside a pub in here four days ago have been arrested, police said Friday, ... Read more...

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Hopeful getting Mamata’s support, says Pranab (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said he hoped to get West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee's support in the presidential election."We are hopeful that ... Read more...

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Pranab campaigns in Jharkhand, Lalu, Paswan also pitch in


July 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday visited Jharkhand to campaign for the July 19 poll. Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and Lok Jansakti Party ... Read more...

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Jharkhand parties protest land recovery for IIT, IIM


July 10th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 10 (IANS) Two opposition parties in Jharkhand - the Congress and the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha Prajatantrik (JVMP) and ruling alliance partner, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) - Tuesday ... Read more...

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Assam rights panel moves NHRC over police atrocities


June 21st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 21 (IANS) A human rights group in Assam has sought intervention of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over alleged police atrocities on anti-dam activists in the state.The ... Read more...

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Assam’s anti-dam activist threatens indefinite fast


May 18th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Assam's farmer leader and anti-dam activist Akhil Gogoi has decided to start an indefinite hunger-strike here from Sunday to pressurize the state government to stop what ... Read more...

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Horse trading: Premises of 14 Jharkhand MLAs raided


May 18th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted raids at the premises of 14 Jharkhand legislators, including Labour Minister Chandra Prakash Chaudhary, as part of its ... Read more...

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Gadkari meets Munda in hospital


May 13th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 13 (IANS) BJP President Nitin Gadkari Sunday met Jharkhand Chief Minister and party leader Arjun Munda who is recovering after being injured in a chopper accident here.Jharkhand Deputy ... Read more...

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No godfather for Sheena Chohan, only mentor Sushmita (With images)


May 9th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Sheena Chohan, who has been trained by former beauty queen Sushmita Sen for her participation in the 2010 Miss Universe competition, says she doesn't ... Read more...

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‘Congress MP offered me Rs.25 lakh bribe’


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) Amid the CBI investigating the March 30 countermanded Rajya Sabha polls in Jharkhand, a Congress legislator alleged Monday that his own party's upper house MP Dheeraj ... Read more...

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This is not the change we wanted: Bengal intellectuals


April 17th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Expressing concern over instances of "police excesses" in West Bengal, a section of human rights activists and intellectuals Tuesday said people were fast losing trust ... Read more...

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Banks, legislators’ accounts under scanner in Jharkhand RS polls


April 9th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 9 (IANS) Some banks and legislators whose roles came under suspicion in the now countermanded Rajya Sabha polls for two seats in Jharkhand are under the scanner ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha polls: High court dismisses petition


April 5th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 5 (IANS) Dismissing a petition challenging the Election Commission's order countermanding voting for two Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand, the Jharkhand High Court Thursday asked the state ... Read more...

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Congress, JMM seek review of cancellation of RS poll


March 31st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 31 (IANS) Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) have sought review of the Election Commission's move to recommend to President Pratibha Patil for cancellation of two Rajya ... Read more...

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BJP backtracks, votes for JMM candidate


March 30th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 30 (IANS) Backtracking from its stand that it would abstain, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday voted in favour of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) candidate in ... Read more...

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Rs.2.15 crore seized ahead of Rajya Sabha poll


March 30th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 30 (IANS) With the Election Commission (EC) having sounded an alert in view of the Rajya Sabha polls, the income tax department in Jharkhand Friday seized Rs.2.15 ... Read more...

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Alert across Assam ahead of PM’s April 7 visit


March 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 28 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded across Assam ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the state on April 7, the raising day of ... Read more...

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Five in Jharkhand RS race after Mishra withdraws


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 22 (IANS) Independent candidate Anshuman Mishra, whose nomination as a Bharatiya Janata Party-backed candidate for the Rajya Sabha from Jharkhand had created resentment among the party, Thursday ... Read more...

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Six in fray for two Rajya Sabha seats


March 19th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 19 (IANS) Six candidates, three independents and one each from the Congress, JVM-P and JMM, have filed their nomination for two Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand.The ruling ... Read more...

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Two ‘crime reporters’ arrested for extortion


February 26th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Posing as crime reporters, the two would extort money from NGOs and businessmen by threatening to expose them in the media but were exposed and ... Read more...

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Jharkhand leaders violate land law?


February 18th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 18 (IANS) Political leaders across the political spectrum in Jharkhand have been accused of violating a land law in the state.Those facing the allegations include Deputy Chief ... Read more...

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Kishenji was killed in fake shootout: Mahasweta Devi


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Claiming that top Maoist leader Kishenji was killed in a "fake" shootout by the security forces, Magsaysay awardee author-activist Mahasweta Devi Friday said the government must ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP leaders quit to protest graft


February 1st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 1 (IANS) With assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh due this year, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) got a jolt Wednesday with some senior leaders resigning from ... Read more...

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Sheena Chohan excited about film on Tagore’s work


January 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Sheena Chohan, who has bagged a role in two of Buddhadeb Dasgupta's short films -- "Mukti" and "Patralekha" based on noted Bengali poet Rabindranath ... Read more...

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Two Himachal BJP leaders resign from party posts


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 23 (IANS) Factionalism within Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to the fore Friday when two senior leaders resigned from their party posts.Maheshwar Singh, a ... Read more...

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Indian, Bangladeshi war heroes celebrate victory day


December 16th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The launch of a "Race to Dhaka" and a pictorial book depicting the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war marked the 40th anniversary of 'Vijay Divas' as war ... Read more...

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25 Bangladeshi’s to attend 40th anniversary celebrations of ‘71 war


December 7th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Three serving army officers along with 22 Mukti Jodhas (freedom fighters) from Bangladesh will join in the five-day 40th anniversary celebrations of the Bangladesh Liberation War ... Read more...

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Congress wins two bypolls, BJP drubbed in Karnataka (Roundup)


December 4th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Congress Sunday won two seats in assembly bypolls in Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, while Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a setback ... Read more...

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Kishenji’s death not good for country: Shibu Soren


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 2 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren said the death of Maoist leader Kishenji was "not good for the country", inviting sharp reaction from political ... Read more...

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Five killed as rival gangs clash


November 29th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 29 (IANS) Five people were killed in clashes between two criminal gangs in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said Tuesday."Five people were killed in clashes between two rival criminal ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Government indeed tried to buy MPs, says BJP


November 17th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A day after six accused in the cash-for-votes case got bail, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ... Read more...

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Well-off children also becoming solvent addicts: NGO


November 14th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) The menace of solvent addiction - which was once termed as the addiction of children living on platforms and pavements - is slowly creeping into ... Read more...

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