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Hazare admits rift in anti-corruption movement


September 18th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 18 (IANS) Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Tuesday admitted to differences with Arvind Kejriwal and other members of the India Against Corruption (IAC) group on various issues.The 75-year old ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital ties up with Indian Overseas Bank


September 13th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Reliance Capital Asset Management, a unit of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital, said Thursday it has entered into distribution tie-up with the public sector lender Indian Overseas ... 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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Congress distances itself from Darda over coal blocks allocations


September 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday distanced itself from Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda, who has been named by the CBI in the allocation of coal blocks.... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Intro Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 11 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 10 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar ... Read more...

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Public sector banks to disburse Rs.6 lakh crore farm loans: Chidambaram


August 25th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu), Aug 25 (IANS) Government-owned banks have a target to disburse agriculturale loan to the tune of Rs.600,000 crore during the current fiscal - Rs.25,000 crore higher than ... Read more...

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Celebrities hail bronze medallist Yogeshwar


August 12th, 2012 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Moments after Yogeshwar Dutt won India's fifth Olympic medal Saturday at the London Olympics, Indian Twitterati immediately started hailing the grappler for winning the ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle, kill trooper in Chhattisgarh


August 6th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in a forested stretch in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, killing a trooper of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on ... Read more...

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Congress lawmaker hails Sonia after taking oath


July 31st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Congress leader Sanjay Dutt, who was sworn-in as a new member of the Maharashtra Legislative Council Tuesday, created a flutter when he uttered a slogan ... Read more...

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Gehlot cancels Ajmer visit after security concerns


July 31st, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has reportedly been forced to cancel his two days tour of Ajmer following security concerns, informed sources said Monday. Gehlot's ... Read more...

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Centre conspiring against Modi, says Rajanth


July 26th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The BJP Thursday accused the Congress-led central government of conspiring against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.Reacting to Modi's interview to a Urdu weekly where ... Read more...

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IOB plans to raise $500 mn through MTN issue


July 19th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) State-run Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) is planning to raise $500 million through the issue of medium term notes (MTNs) in 3-6 months, Chairman and Managing Director ... Read more...

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Joshi’s posters surfaces in Shimla too


July 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Posters in support of former BJP general secretary Sanjay Joshi, the bete noire of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, surfaced in this Himachal Pradesh capital ... Read more...

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Don’t go for power ‘at any cost’, says Rajnath


June 9th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 9 (IANS) BJP leader Rajnath Singh Saturday said his party will pay a price if it shunned principles for the sake of power."Our politics must be based ... Read more...

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Joshi vs Modi: no clear winner in tangled BJP web (Comment)


June 9th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Seven years after Sanjay Joshi had to distance himself from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) following the surfacing of a sleazy CD involving him, this low-key apparatchik of the Rashtriya ... Read more...

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Mamata welcome to join NDA: BJP


May 27th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Sunday praised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said her Trinamool ... Read more...

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Maoists kill six CISF troopers, driver in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) The Maoists Sunday night carried out a deadly attack on a patrol party of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in which ... Read more...

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Chandila credits Hirwani for his hat-trick


May 13th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 13 (IANS) Little-known off-spinner Ajit Chandila, who became an overnight star by picking the first hat-trick of the Indian Premier League-V, attributed his success to the pep ... Read more...

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Coming up, a pocketbook on Akhilesh - in 10 languages (With Images)


April 21st, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) If you're curious about Uttar Pradesh's new, youngest chief minister, wait till a 200-page multi-language pocketbook on Akhilesh Yadav hits the stands next week.The ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, Modi and Patnaik meet (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday met her Odisha and Gujarat counterparts, Naveen Patnaik and Narendra Modi, leading to speculation about their joining ... Read more...

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Father kills infant daughter with nicotine


April 10th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 10 (IANS) In another instance of desperation for a son, a father has been arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior town for killing his two-day-old daughter by feeding her ... Read more...

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Sea horses recovered from Agra warehouse


April 5th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 5 (IANS) The owners of an Agra-based firm were taken into custody after thousands of sea snakes, sea horses and various other sea creatures, some banned under the ... Read more...

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Shukla blasts Venkat for being dropped from East Zone squad


March 12th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) All-rounder Laxmi Ratan Shukla, who single-handedly took Bengal to their first Vijay Hazare Trophy, Monday slammed East Zone selector Raja Venkat for dropping him from ... Read more...

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Indian Americans remember 2002 Gujarat victims with rally (With Images)


March 4th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 4 (IANS) Hundreds of Indian Americans of diverse religious backgrounds held a rally and a candlelight vigil in front of the Gandhi statue in Union Square ... 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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FIH gives a month to HI and IHF to work out merger formula


February 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has given the two warring factions, Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) a month's time to sort ... Read more...

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PM writes to chief ministers on anti-terror hub


February 21st, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday reached out to seven state chief ministers who are opposed to the proposed National Counter-Terrorism Centre (NCTC) ... Read more...

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Gold Sukh fraud: Rajasthan police team to leave for Hanoi


February 15th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 15 (IANS) A Rajasthan Police team is being rushed to Hanoi (Vietnam) to arrest the five accused of a multi-million fraud detained by Interpol there, police said here ... Read more...

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Speaker acted in haste on 16 Karnataka legislators: Apex court (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Holding the disqualification of 16 Karnataka assembly members as mala fide, the Supreme Court Wednesday said that the speaker acted in haste to ensure ... Read more...

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Speaker acted in haste on 16 Karnataka legislators: Apex court


January 25th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Holding the disqualification of 16 Karnataka assembly members as mala fide, the Supreme Court Wednesday said that the speaker acted in haste to ensure ... Read more...

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Kerala police chief denies snooping on emails (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Kerala's Director General of Police Jacob Punnoose Tuesday denied ever having snooped on emails of some people, including a former Muslim lawmaker, as reported in ... Read more...

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Snooping into Muslims’ emails a fascist act: Achuthanandan


January 17th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday described the Kerala government's act of snooping into email accounts as fascist.In a statement issued, Achuthanandan slammed Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Ramdev supporters blacken Sonia’s poster, two held (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Supporters of Baba Ramdev and Congress workers clashed outside the Congress party headquarters here Monday after the yoga guru's men blackened a poster of ... Read more...

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