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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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BJP to take coal block issue to people


September 1st, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde Saturday said his party would take the coal blocks allocation issue to the people as part of its ... Read more...

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Why was Guwahati molestation video put on YouTube, ask netizens


July 13th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Social networks were Friday flooded with angry reactions over the molestation of a teenager in Guwahati, with many questioning as to why the video was ... Read more...

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Police, paramilitary athletes fall into dope trap


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Six athletes from paramilitary and police forces have tested positive ahead of the 2012 London Olympics and face a ban for one to two years. ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel meets Vidarbha farmers


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 2 (IANS) Over 2,000 farmers and farm widows met with a parliamentary panel that visited the agrarian crisis-hit Vidarbha region and spoke about their problems. The panel promised ... Read more...

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Pride over Oscar win, shame over content: Pakistani daily


February 28th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) The documentary that won Pakistan's first Oscar is a matter of national pride, but its "content is a matter of national shame", said a daily.The Oscar ... Read more...

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Political spats cloud Netaji birthday celebrations in Bengal (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) West Bengal Monday paid glowing tributes to legendary freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 115th birth anniversary, but the occasion was marred by ... Read more...

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Mamata wishes Netaji a long life


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday described the mystery about Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose' death as a national shame and wished the leader "a ... Read more...

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Under-nutrition unacceptably high despite GDP growth: PM


January 10th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Expressing concern that 42 percent of India's children were underweight, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday that levels of under-nutrition were "unacceptably high" despite ... Read more...

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Malnutrition a matter of national shame: PM


January 10th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Levels of under-nutrition in the country were "unacceptably high" despite impressive GDP growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday and added that the problem ... Read more...

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Probe ordered after tricolour found on garbage heap


November 17th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 17 (IANS) Panaji's municipal corporation has ordered a probe Thursday after a national flag was found dumped in a garbage heap in the civic authority's premises. Mayor Yatin Parekh ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes, 2G national shame: Advani


November 16th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 16 (IANS) Taking a dig at the central government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Wednesday said here that securing the vote of confidence ... Read more...

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Falling child sex ratio is national shame: PM


April 21st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Calling for a "crusade" to curb bias against women, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said the practice of female foeticide and infanticide was a ... Read more...

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Kandhamal riots could have been avoided: Ex-minister


March 9th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 9 (IANS) The communal violence in Orissa's Kandhamal district could have been avoided had Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid attention to issues of tribal discontentment, a former ... Read more...

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Law and order has to be administered effectively: Manmohan Singh


February 10th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday called upon Indian Administrative Service (IAS) probationers to ensure that law and order is administered effectively.Dr. Singh said: ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa asks PM to break silence on scams


February 9th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to speak up on the major corruption scams that have rocked the country.Referring to a controversial ... Read more...

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‘Dismiss cop for comparing Mahatma to bribe money’


January 19th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 19 (IANS) A police sub-inspector who was caught in a sting operation comparing 'bribe money' to Mahatma Gandhi should be dismissed immediately, former Goa chief minister Dr. Wilfred de Souza ... Read more...

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‘Incredible India’ showed its best face: Australlian media (Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 4 (IANS) The new "Incredible India" of diversity and cultural pride showed its face, the Australian media unanimously said after watching Sunday's gala opening of the 19th Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Australian media hails Games opening ceremony


October 4th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 4 (IANS) The new "Incredible India" of diversity and cultural pride showed its face, the Australian media unanimously said after watching Sunday's gala opening of the 19th Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Bollywood celebs express angst over CWG mess


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "Disgraceful", "shame", "horror", "embarrassment" - these are some of the expressions that celebrities from the Hindi film industry have used to describe the mess in the ... Read more...

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Ground-level approach necessary for treating malnutrition


September 1st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India's apex planning body, the Planning Commission, is interacting with and getting suggestions from the ground-level health workers and is incorporating these in policies to tackle ... Read more...

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Venkaiah Naidu demands JPC of CWG projects


August 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday termed the alleged large-scale corruption in 2010 Commonwealth Games projects as a 'national shame', and demanded a ... Read more...

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Trees on 65 percent area of Noida memorial: Uttar Pradesh


August 6th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Friday told the Supreme Court that it would plant trees on 65 percent of the land of the Noida Park memorial project ... Read more...

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Kiwi Olympic body chief dismisses fears over Delhi Commonwealth Games


August 4th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug.4 (ANI): The New Zealand Olympic Committee has dismissed fears over whether or not the Commonwealth Games will be held in Delhi in October or not.Reacting to reports of alleged corruption ... Read more...

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Kalmadi appoints three-member body to probe CWG money scam trail to UK


August 3rd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.3 (ANI): Organising Committee Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 Chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Tuesday set up a three-member panel to probe the money scam trail to the United Kingdom.The panel includes ... Read more...

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Food grains rot in FCI godowns across India


July 27th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27(IANS) Heaps of food grains are rotting in Food Corporation of India (FCI) godowns across the country due to apathetic attitude of the authorities concerned, reveals a right to ... Read more...

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CPM, TDP to press for JPC to probe ‘IPL-Gate’


April 25th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri / Hyderabad, Apr 25 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist), has reiterated its demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe into alleged financial irregularities in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh pays out Rs.1 crore, offers to support hockey teams


January 24th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 24 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Sunday said it was a "national shame" that the both the Indian men's and women's hockey teams had to protest for ... Read more...

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Hockey crisis blows over, national camp to resume Thursday(Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) India's hockey crisis was over Wednesday and the players will be back in the World Cup camp Thursday. The players ended their boycott after Indian Olympic Association ... Read more...

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BJP taking country in wrong direction, says Congress


December 10th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Terming Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) position on demolition of the Babri mosque as a "national shame", the Congress said Thursday that the opposition party was taking ... Read more...

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Troubling CAT a ‘national shame’, says Sushma Swaraj


December 1st, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday described as "a national shame" the computer failures that have marred the first online Common Admission Test (CAT) for entry ... Read more...

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CPI-M’s Yechury blames BJP for Babri mosque demolition


April 28th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Apr 28 (ANI): Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPM) leader Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party for demolition of the Babri mosque in Ayodhya.Yechury also criticized the ... Read more...

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PM not speaking truth on Tytler, Sajjan: Jaitley


April 12th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Sunday challenged Prime MInister Manmohan Singh's claim that he was unaware of the clean chit given to Congress leaders Jagdish ... Read more...

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BJP politicising the IPL: Congress


March 23rd, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Congress Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of politicising the Indian Premier League (IPL) issue rather than being concerned with the security of Indian ... Read more...

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Chidambaram hits out at BCCI, Narendra Modi


March 23rd, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday hit back at the Indian cricket board, saying the comments of its president on shifting the Indian Premier League (IPL) out ... Read more...

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