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Court seeks report on plea against Raj Thackeray


September 13th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday asked police to file an action taken report on a complaint filed against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray for ... Read more...

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President greets nation on Onam


August 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Onam, Kerala's harvest festival."On the joyous occasion of Onam, I offer my warm ... Read more...

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Apex court to examine plea on terror accused


August 27th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a plea filed by two Maharashtra organisations demanding a probe into all terror incidents in India since 2002 to ... Read more...

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Kashmiri students meet president


August 25th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Students from Jammu and Kashmir met President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday as part of the Indian Army's initiative towards national integration, officials said.The students belonged ... Read more...

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Priya Dutt, Daler Mehndi get Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards


August 21st, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Member of Parliament Priya Dutt, fashion designer Sanjana Jon and singer Daler Mehandi, among others, have been given the Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards.Punjab Governor ... Read more...

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‘Madhubala’ shot in Ramoji Film City


May 26th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Most Hindi TV shows are shot in Mumbai's Film City, but the makers of "Madhubala...Ek Ishq, Ek Junoon" went a step ahead and shot its ... Read more...

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Empowering rural women to fight for their rights (Feature)


April 27th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) Seema Saroj, a resident of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh, was denied payment under the rural jobs scheme for months. She then joined Nari Sangh, a ... Read more...

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Discuss NCTC first in NIC: BJP


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should discuss the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) at the upcoming National Integration Council (NIC) before taking it to parliament, Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Government to act against sites with objectionable content (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The central government Friday gave the green signal to proceed against all the accused persons heading 21 social networking sites, including Facebook and Google, ... Read more...

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Centre approves action against sites with objectionable content (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The central government Friday gave the green signal to proceed against all the accused persons heading 21 social networking sites, including Facebook and Google, ... Read more...

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Centre approves action against sites with objectionable content


January 13th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Central government Friday gave the green signal to proceed against all the accused persons heading 21 social networking sites, including Facebook and Google, ... Read more...

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Transcript shows Mehbooba Mufti did praise Modi


January 1st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) In what could be a major embarrassment for Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti, an official transcript shows that she ... Read more...

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‘Provide central protection for Mullaperiyar dam, exercise restraint’


December 6th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Deployment of central forces to protect the Mullaperiyar Dam against vandals, exercise of restraint and boycott of official level talks by Tamil Nadu were some of ... Read more...

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President, PM, other leaders pay tributes to Hazarika


November 5th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday led the nation in condoling the death of noted singer Bhupen Hazarika and paying ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia congratulate Dharia for getting Indira Gandhi award


November 1st, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi Monday congratulated social activist Mohan Dharia who received the Indira Gandhi National Integration ... Read more...

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Prominent Gandhian felicitated


October 22nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Prominent Gandhian and Sarvodaya leader Laxmi Dass was felicitated by Sanatan Sanskriti Sansthan, a leading organization engaged in promoting secular values, national integration and brotherhood, ... Read more...

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‘Ease tensions in Manipur’


October 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Former union minister and social worker Mohan Dharia Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take urgent steps to ease tensions in Manipur and ... Read more...

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Government didn’t defend communal violence bill draft: NAC member


October 14th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The draft of the proposed communal violence bill, prepared by the National Advisory Council (NAC), is being treated by the government as an "orphan", ... Read more...

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I correctly quoted Mehbooba on Modi: Sushma Swaraj


September 20th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj tweeted Tuesday that she has "correctly quoted" People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti as praising Gujarat ... Read more...

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Sushma comment sparks slugfest between Mehbooba, Omar


September 20th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) It's an unseemly war of words caught in a tangle of denials and accusations. And at the centre are Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar ... Read more...

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Should communal violence bill be recast?


September 19th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Should the draft bill on communal violence be recast to obviate fears that it will encroach on the rights of states?Analysts differ on the ... Read more...

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Beat constable key to busting terror modules: PM


September 16th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday highlighted the key role played by beat constables in busting terror modules and networks and said traditional means of ... Read more...

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Be honest, uphold civil liberties, Manmohan tells police


September 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday urged the police forces to "honestly discharge their duties" and function within the democratic framework to "scrupulously respect and ... Read more...

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Communal violence bill affects states’ autonomy: Patnaik


September 10th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The proposed communal violence bill impinges on the autonomy of states and goes against the spirit of co-operative federalism, Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ... Read more...

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Tripura government opposes communal violence bill


September 10th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government Saturday opposed the proposed communal violence bill, terming it an "infringement" on the rights of the states."The proposed bill would ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress joins opposition against communal violence bill (Roundup)


September 10th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Opposition parties slammed as "dangerous" and an infringement on the powers of the states the provisions of the communal violence bill, drafted by the ... Read more...

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In communal violence bill don’t include caste: Yechury


September 10th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday demanded that the proposed communal violence bill should stick to its main aim and not include "other ... Read more...

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NIC concerned over radicalisation of youth: Home secretary


September 10th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The National Integration Council Saturday expressed concern over "radicalisation of youth" but felt there was "an improvement" in the communal situation in the country."Many ... Read more...

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Government to consider views on communal violence bill


September 10th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The government Saturday said it will "keep in mind the views expressed against the proposed communal violence bill" at the National Integration Council (NIC) meet ... Read more...

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Communalism is linked to terrorism, says CPI-M


September 10th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Terrorism can be successfully fought "only when communalism and extremism are firmly checked", CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat said Saturday.In a note submitted to the ... Read more...

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Provisions of the NAC drafted communal violence bill


September 10th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The proposed communal violence bill, which was discussed at the National Integration Council (NIC) meeting Saturday, intends to prevent and control targeted violence against the ... Read more...

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Dhumal seeks special funds to develop border areas


September 10th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Saturday sought special assistance from the central government for developing areas along the international borders.He also requested the ... Read more...

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Gowda opposes communal violence bill


September 10th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Saturday opposed the communal violence bill saying it was biased against the majority community."I have no hesitation to ... Read more...

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Growing extremism not prerogative of one community: Omar


September 10th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Cautioning against increasing radicalization of youth in the country, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday emphasised that this trend was "not the prerogative ... Read more...

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Some youth radicalised, need to address it: PM (Intro Roundup)


September 10th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Three days after a bomb blast at Delhi High Court killed 13 people, Prime Minister Manmohan SIngh Saturday admitted that a section of the country's ... Read more...

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