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Court allows Arun Nehru to skip graft trial


September 12th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday granted exemption to former minister of state for internal security Arun Nehru from personal appearance in a 1988 graft case ... Read more...

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Pranab visits Belur Math


June 24th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Belur (West Bengal), June 24 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Sunday visited Belur Math, the headquarters of the Ramkrishna Mission, and offered prayers.Clad in a white kurta, dhoti ... Read more...

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Ensure adequate drinking water supplies: Dikshit to DJB


June 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to ensure adequate supplies of drinking water in the capital, and warned of strict action ... Read more...

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Pranab says he likes Rashtrapati Bhavan lawns!


May 25th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's cryptic comment about Rashtrapati Bhavan's extensive lawns and how he loves to walk has renewed speculation about the veteran leader's ... Read more...

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Toll in Allahabad blast rises to six


May 24th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, May 24 (IANS) The toll in Wednesday's bomb blast in the Kareili area of Allahabad, around 200 km from Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, has overnight climbed to six, with ... Read more...

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Madan Mohan Malaviya: As secular as Gandhi (IANS Book Review)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya: A Valiant Visionary"; Author: Madhuker Upadhyay; Publisher: All India Congress Committee; Pages: 180, Price: Rs.300The best testimony that the Congress had virtually disowned Pandit Madan Mohan ... Read more...

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Akhilesh to get new add in cyber space (With Image)


April 20th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) Hoping to reach out to people across the class divide, particularly the young, Uttar Pradesh's new tech savvy Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will soon have ... Read more...

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Protect former minister, family: Stalin


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister M.K. Stalin has sought adequate police cover for former minister K.N. Nehru following the murder of his brother K.N. Ramajayam ... Read more...

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Former DMK minister’s brother murdered in Tiruchirapalli


March 29th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 29 (IANS) Businessman K.N. Ramajayam, the younger brother of former DMK minister K.N. Nehru, was found murdered Thursday near Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu, police said.According to police, Ramajayam, ... Read more...

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More legislators involved in Karnataka porngate


March 8th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Several Karnataka legislators have viewed porn clips in the assembly and not just three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers who quit over the issue Feb ... Read more...

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Gopalkrishna Gandhi to head Shimla’s IIAS


March 5th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 5 (IANS) Former West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi is the new chairman of the governing body of the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (IIAS) in Shimla, an official ... Read more...

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Former Tamil Nadu minister’s house raided


February 17th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) DMK leader and former Tamil Nadu minister K.P.P.Samy's house was Friday raided by vigilance officials following charges of his accumulating assets disproportionate to his known sources ... Read more...

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Panel set up to probe ’sleazegate’ ministers’ conduct (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 16 (IANS) Karnataka assembly speaker K.G. Bopaiah Thursday set up a seven-member panel to probe action of three Karnataka ministers involved in what has come to be ... Read more...

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Former DMK minister’s residence raided in Tamil Nadu


February 15th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 15 (IANS) The homes of former DMK minister Thangam Thenarasu and his relatives were raided across several places in Tamil Nadu Wednesday for allegedly accumulating assets disproportionate to ... Read more...

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Two former DMK ministers raided


February 10th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) The residences and business premises of two former DMK ministers in Tamil Nadu were raided Friday morning for allegedly having assets disproportionate to their known sources ... Read more...

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Four state-owned Delhi hospitals get accreditation


February 10th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Four Delhi government hospitals have been granted accreditation by the National Accreditation Board on Health (NABH), Delhi Health Minister A.K. Walia said Thursday.Maulana Azad Institute ... Read more...

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Former DMK minister’s home raided


February 1st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) The residence and business premises of former DMK minister N.K.K.P. Raja were raided Wednesday morning for allegedly possessing wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income, ... Read more...

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Repeal sedition laws: Activists


January 30th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Activists from various organisations across the country Monday demanded repeal of sedition laws from the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and other legislations."It is a sad ... Read more...

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Another former DMK minister arrested


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday arrested former DMK minister M.P. Saminathan following a land grab complaint against him, officials said.Saminathan, former minister for highways in the erstwhile ... Read more...

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Mercury up in Himachal, more snow in store


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) The minimum temperature in Himachal Pradesh rose marginally Sunday as there was no major snow or rain in the past 24 hours, the Met office said.Due ... Read more...

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Himachal gets relief from snow, rain


January 17th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) After two consecutive days of moderate to heavy snowfall and rain, Himachal Pradesh Tuesday got some relief, but the cold wave continued to grip the hills.The ... Read more...

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India 2012 will be a story of enterprising Indians, mediocre leaders (Comment)


December 29th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
2012 could be another atrophied year for India due to mediocre leaders without a cogent vision for the country. A country of 1.2 billion people, with boundless resources and energy, ... Read more...

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Corporates can blackmail with Lokpal: Vayalar Ravi (Interview, To go with Lokpal can destabilise the nation)


December 26th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has warned that Lokpal could "one day become a tool in the hands of corporate houses to ... Read more...

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Former DMK minister’s home, office raided


December 21st, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) The residence and business premises of former DMK minister K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran were raided Wednesday morning for allegedly having wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income, ... Read more...

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DMK’s top brass face land grab charge


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) After arresting many DMK leaders and former ministers on charges of illegally appropriating prime property, Tamil Nadu Police are now zeroing in on party president M. ... Read more...

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Stalin, son booked for land grab


December 1st, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police Thursday said they have registered a land grab case against former deputy chief minister M.K. Stalin, his son Udayanidhi Stalin and four others ... Read more...

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Former DMK minister’s houses raided in Tamil Nadu


November 24th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) The residences and business premises of D. Duraimurugan, former law minister in the DMK government in Tamil Nadu, and those of his close relatives were raided ... Read more...

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DMK MP held on land grab charges


November 16th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) DMK MP J.K. Ritheesh Kumar was arrested here Wednesday morning following a complaint that he had indulged in land grabbing. "He was arrested and taken to Kanchipuram," ... Read more...

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Srinath Raghavan wins K. Subrahmanyam Award


November 11th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Srinath Raghavan, a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, Friday won the K. Subrahmanyam Award instituted by think tank Institute for Defence Studies ... Read more...

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Sardar Patel would have liberated Pakistani Kashmir: Chouhan


November 1st, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 31 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Monday said that had the Kashmir issue been in the hands of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the portion of Kashmir ... Read more...

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Bomb plotters should be located: Advani


October 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 29 (IANS) A day after a pipe bomb was discovered on his yatra route, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani here Saturday complimented the Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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One detained after bomb scare during Advani yatra


October 28th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), Oct 28 (IANS) Police Friday detained a suspect after discovering a bomb under a small bridge near here where BJP leader L.K. Advani was to pass. ... Read more...

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F1 champion on polio drive in Delhi


October 27th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) As the Formula 1 (F1) fever grips India ahead of the Indian Grand Prix, two-time world champion Fernando Alonso got the polio drive racing in ... Read more...

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US, India facing same challenge: Envoy


October 27th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 27 (IANS) The US and India are facing the "same challenge" of providing for the energy needs of their people while ensuring that environment is not harmed, US ... Read more...

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AIADMK, AINRC win by-polls in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry


October 20th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The ruling parties of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, the AIADMK and All India NR Congress (AINRC), Thursday retained the Trichy West and Indira Nagar seats respectively. The ... Read more...

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