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Baba Ramdev asks PM to act on black money (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India could have won a gold if the Olympics gave a medal for corruption, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said Friday and asked Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Ramdev asks PM to act on black money (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Friday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on getting back black money stashed abroad and demonstrate his "political honesty ... Read more...

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I want to do something special for Pran saab: Arjun Rampal


April 26th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal, who will portray Sher Khan in "Zanjeer" remake, a character Pran played in the 1973 blockbuster, says he wants to do something special ... Read more...

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Italians’ abduction a reminder of internal security challenge: PM


March 20th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the abduction of two Italian nationals in Odisha is a "reminder of the challenge" to internal security posed ... Read more...

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Will tailor rural roads scheme for northeast: Ramesh (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 12 (IANS) A central rural roads scheme would be specially tailored for the northeastern states, where the low population in habitations prevents the launch of new projects, Minister ... Read more...

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Will tailor rural roads scheme for northeast: Ramesh


February 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 12 (IANS) A central rural roads scheme would be specially tailored for the northeastern states, where the low population in habitations prevents the launch of new projects, Minister ... Read more...

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Special forces, UAVs to be used against Maoists


August 30th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Specialised India Reserve Battalions would soon be raised to implement and safeguard various development projects in Maoist-affected areas and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) would also ... Read more...

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Tight security ensures quiet I-Day in Mumbai


August 15th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Tight security in Mumbai, renewed target of terror attacks, marked Independence Day celebrations in the metropolis Monday. There was similar high-profile vigil in other parts of ... Read more...

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Family alleges teen killed in Chhattisgarh staged shootout


July 12th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh), July 11 (IANS) The family of a 16-year-old girl gunned down by the Chhattisgarh Police last week has denied that she was a Maoist, as alleged by the ... Read more...

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Four cops, three Maoists killed in Maharashtra gun battles (Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), May 19 (IANS) At least four policemen and three Maoists, including a woman, were killed Thursday in fierce gun battles in two locations in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, police ... Read more...

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We’ll take Badals to the cleaners: Amarinder Singh (Interview)


May 19th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) Former chief minister Amarinder Singh says the ruling Akali Dal is a "17th century" outfit that has done little for Punjab and that his Congress ... Read more...

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Body of Naxal found during Dantewada search operation


March 15th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Dantewada, Mar 15 (ANI): Security forces found the body of a Naxal during a search operation in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, where a fierce encounter with the Naxals took place on Monday."We have ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi in favour of direct election for Youth Congress


January 27th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), Jan 27 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday indicated major changes in the set up of the Youth Congress and party's students organization National Students' Union of ... Read more...

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Campaigning for final phase of Bihar assembly elections ends today


November 18th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 18 (ANI): Campaigning for the sixth and last phase of Bihar Assembly elections comes to end this evening.Twenty-six constituencies including 18 Naxal hit spread over five districts from Magadh ... Read more...

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841 people killed by Maoists till Oct 31


November 9th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) A total of 841 people, including 264 security personnel, were killed by Maoists till Oct 31 this year, parliament was told Tuesday.While the maximum number of ... Read more...

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About 50 percent voters turn out witnessed in 5th phase of Bihar polls


November 9th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov.9 (ANI): An estimated 50 percent voting was witnessed in the fifth and final phase of Bihar State Assembly elections here on Tuesday.In Bihar, an estimated 50 percent voting was recorded ... Read more...

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About 50% voter turn out witnessed in 5th phase of Bihar polls


November 9th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov.9 (ANI): An estimated 50 per cent voting was witnessed in the fifth and final phase of Bihar State Assembly elections here on Tuesday.In Bihar, an estimated 50 percent voting was ... Read more...

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Bihar’s fourth phase witnesses 45 per cent voter turnout


November 1st, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov.1 (ANI): Defying Maoists' poll boycott call, an estimated 45 per cent of over 10 crore voters exercised there franchise in the fourth phase of State Assembly elections held in 42 ... Read more...

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Bihar polls: Maoists trigger blasts in Jamui, BSF retaliates


November 1st, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 1 (ANI): Maoists triggered off a blast in Betia forest area near Jamui district in the early hours of polling for 42 Assembly constituencies in Bihar today.Director General of ... Read more...

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Fourth phase of Bihar Assembly polls begins amid tight security


November 1st, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 1 (ANI): Polling for the fourth phase of Bihar Assembly elections began on Monday morning amidst unprecedented security measures.Voting will take place for 42 Assembly constituencies in this phase.Over ... Read more...

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Third phase of Bihar Assembly elections witness 53% voter turnout


October 28th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct.28 (ANI): The third phase of Bihar State Assembly elections today witnessed about 53 per cent of the 1.03 eligible voters exercising their franchise here on Thursday.Elections were held in ... Read more...

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Bihar Assembly polls: Maoists raid polling centre in Sitamarhi


October 24th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Sitamarhi, Oct 24 (ANI): Heavily-armed Maoists today raided a polling centre and burnt electronic voting machines in Bihar's Sitamarhi district, where the second phase of Assembly elections are being held under the ... Read more...

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EC changes poll timing, as Bihar goes to phase-II of elections on Sunday


October 23rd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct.23 (ANI): As six districts of Bihar undergo polls for the phase-II of State Assembly elections for 45 seats on Sunday, the Election Commission has changed the poll timings for some ... Read more...

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BJP defends RSS leader Indresh in 2007 Ajmer blast case


October 23rd, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 23 (ANI): Defending Rashtriya Swayamsewak Santh leader Indresh Kumar, whose name has allegedly figured in the Ajmer blast chargesheet, Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday claimed that there was ... Read more...

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Swami Agnivesh suggests ‘people ownership model’ for tribal area development


September 8th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.8 (ANI): Blaming past Presidents of India and Governors of State for the poor condition of the tribals in the country, social worker Swami Agnivesh today suggested that only a ... Read more...

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Bihar Government talking to Maoists to release captured cops: Centre


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai on Thursday said the Bihar Government is trying its best to secure the release of the four policemen kidnapped by Maoists ... Read more...

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Woman Maoist commander surrenders in West Bengal


August 28th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Midnapore (West Bengal), Aug 28 (ANI): A woman self-styled Maoist commander has surrendered before police in West Bengal's West Midnapore District alleging sexual exploitation by ultra leaders.Shobha Mandi alias Sikha is the ... Read more...

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BJP, Left attack Mamata over Lalgarh, seek PM’s clarification (Lead)


August 10th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Tuesday saw a united opposition attacking the government over Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's speech in Lalgarh asking for a probe into the "murder" ... Read more...

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Insurance for forest officials in Maoist areas


August 7th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The central government Saturday said that all forest officials working in Maoist affected areas will be brought under insurance cover and will also be given risk allowance. Speaking ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says Left Wing Extremism problem will be overcome in next three years


July 29th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said the challenge of Left Wing Extremism would be met with determination jointly by the Central and State Governments ... Read more...

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No differences between Digvijay, Chidambaram: Congress


July 19th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Congress Monday denied there were differences between party general secretary Digvijay Singh and Home Minister P. Chidambaram on tackling the Maoist problem. "The Naxal (Maoist) policy ... Read more...

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PM, Chidambaram to meet CMs of Naxal-hit states, to discuss fresh counter-strategy


July 14th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will preside over a meeting of Chief Ministers of Naxal-affected states along with Union Home Minister P. Chidambram here today. ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists trigger blast on NH-221


July 5th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bastar, July 5 (ANI): In yet another incident of creating fear in public mind, suspected Maoists triggered a blast on the National Highway (NH-221) on Sunday leading to disruption of vehicular ... Read more...

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Are Maoists really serious about bringing peace?


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The Maoists' attempt to distance themselves from Gyaneshwari Express train mishap, statements disowning the key accused Bapi Mahato, encouraging speculation about its spokesperson Azad's ... Read more...

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The Indian Army is being deliberately weakened


June 15th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, June 15 (ANI): The Indian nation is going through some testing times. The Kashmir Valley continues to be embroiled in an unabated cycle of violence which is making ... Read more...

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