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Government, BJP refuse to bend, parliament crippled (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The logjam over 'coalgate' crippled parliament for the ninth day Monday, with the BJP adamant on the cancellation of the controversial coal mines allocation ... Read more...

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Logjam continues, parliament adjourned (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the ninth day Monday without having conducted normal business as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with ... Read more...

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Russia’s fencing coach resigns over meagre medal haul


August 5th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head coach of Russian fencing has submitted his resignation over the team's meagre medal haul at the London Olympics.Vladislav Pavlovich told reporters Sunday ... Read more...

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End fast, citizens appeal to Team Anna


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A former army chief, a spiritual guru, an actor, and an ex-poll panel chief are among those who appealed Thursday to Team Anna to ... Read more...

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Dhumal steps in to end St Bede’s strike


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) With the strike by the faculty of St. Bede's, the country's oldest all-women college here, continuing for over a week, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar ... Read more...

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AI’s contingency plan in place, only one flight cancelled


May 16th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Air India Wednesday implemented its contingency plan to salvage its international operations by clubbing flights to destinations in Europe and the US as the ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ram Navami with devotion


April 1st, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Ram Navami was celebrated with devotion in temples across Mumbai Sunday to herald the ninth day of the Hindu calendar's first month of Chaitra - and ... Read more...

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Encounters with Husain, Pyne, Bawa…An art critic remembers (With Image)


February 19th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) He came in a car, sold it and went away in a bicycle. The man was none other than late painter and maverick genius M.F. ... Read more...

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Nearly half of parliament session lost to protests


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Nearly half of parliament's 21-day long winter session has been lost to protests mainly over foreign equity in retailing, leaving the government's elaborate legislative ... Read more...

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FDI: Government firm, tries to woo allies (Roundup)


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Staving off opposition to allowing foreign equity in retail, the government Friday said farmers and consumers will be the casualties if the policy reform ... Read more...

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Dasara festivities in Karnataka amid high prices


October 5th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 5 (IANS) Millions across Karnataka Wednesday celebrated 'Ayudha Pooja' (literally worship of tools), a day before Dasara, with fervour even though the high cost of flowers, fruits and ... Read more...

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Where AK 47s, INSAS rifles are worshipped on Durga Puja


October 4th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Durga Puja celebration at the Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) ground in Ranchi is unique in many ways.Here the idol of Goddess Durga is not worshipped, ... Read more...

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Telangana strike on, power cut in Hyderabad


September 21st, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The indefinite strike by government employees, teachers, transport and coal workers, lawyers and other sections of people in Telangana for separate statehood continued for the ... Read more...

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Firecracker blast causes panic in Bangalore


September 9th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) A loud explosion from a dustbin containing firecrackers late Friday caused panic in the Mavalli area in the southern suburbs of Bangalore, forcing the police to ... Read more...

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Agnivesh web clips spark row


August 28th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Activist Swami Agnivesh, who was a key member of Team Anna till the ninth day of Anna Hazare's 12-day fast, has courted controversy with ... Read more...

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Ire in Himachal over Virbhadra Singh’s remarks


August 25th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Thirty-five supporters of Anna Hazare courted arrest here Thursday amid strong objections to union minister Virbhadra Singh's comments against the fasting social activist."The supporters of ... Read more...

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No breakdown in talks with Team Anna: Mukherjee


August 25th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday night denied that talks between the government and Team Anna on the contentious Lokpal issue had stalemated."Neither there is any ... Read more...

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Talks between Team Anna, government inconclusive (Lead)


August 25th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The third round of talks here between the government and civil society activists on the anti-graft Lokpal bill ended inconclusively Wednesday night, indicating no breakthrough ... Read more...

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Anna supporters hold Roza Iftar in Lucknow


August 24th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 24 (IANS) Activists of India Against Corruption (IAC) Wednesday organized a "roza iftar (ritual breaking of Ramzan fast)" for Muslims thronging the Jhule Lal Park here where 11 ... Read more...

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Talks progressing well: Khurshid


August 24th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said the talks with the team of fasting Anna Hazare were "progressing well" and the government was hopeful of ... Read more...

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Anna’s condition better: Doctor


August 24th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The health condition of social activist Anna Hazare, whose fast for a Jan Lokpal bill continued for the ninth day Wednesday, is better than on ... Read more...

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PM hopeful but says ‘anything can happen’ (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government was doing its best to "defuse the situation" created by the protest fast of Anna Hazare with ... Read more...

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Third round of government-Team Anna talks shortly


August 24th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Aug 24 (IANS) The third round of talks between the government and civil society activists on the Lokpal bill will be held at 8.15 p.m. Wednesday, Team Anna member ... Read more...

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Anna supporters protest outside PM’s residence (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Scores of anti-corruption campaigners Wednesday took turns in protesting outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's heavily-guarded residence while an all-party meeting was under way in search ... Read more...

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Day nine of Hazare’s fast: Supporters angry, worried


August 24th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) As activist Anna Hazare's agitation at the Ramlila Maidan here for a strong Lokpal bill entered its ninth day Wednesday, there is growing anger among ... Read more...

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Anna to break fast after written commitment: PM


August 24th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Noting that Anna Hazare's failing health was a matter of "concern" for all, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the 74-year-old activist would end his ... Read more...

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Hazare’s agitation will benefit future generations: Ramdev


August 24th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Wednesday said Anna Hazare's indefinite fast against corruption would benefit the whole country, especially the future generations."Hazare's fast will benefit the ... Read more...

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Anna supporters raise slogans outside PM’s residence, held (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) As many as 40 Anna Hazare supporters Wednesday gathered outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence here and raised slogans, minutes before an all-party meet ... Read more...

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Talks stuck on three issues, Hazare to continue fast


August 24th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Talks between the government and Team Anna continued to be hindered by three "sticking issues" Wednesday, when Anna Hazare's fast for a strong Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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People doubt if government can tackle corruption: Jaitley


August 24th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Asking the government to introspect, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Wednesday said people had lost faith in its ability to tackle corruption and ... Read more...

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Khurshid meets Team Anna ahead of all-party meet (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Ahead of an all-party meet scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, there was a second round of talks between the government and Team Anna, this one involving ... Read more...

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Flipside of Anna’s movement: Traffic violations galore


August 24th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare may be fighting to wipe out corruption from society but what is drawing the ire of the police is the growing number ... Read more...

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I won’t give up even if I die: Hazare (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Addressing thousands at the Ramlila Maidan Wednesday, a smiling but frail Anna Hazare said he will not give up his fast till the government meets ... Read more...

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Concerned about ‘old comrade’ Anna’s health: Aruna Roy


August 24th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Aruna Roy, a member of the National Advisory Council (NAC) who has been critical of the Anna Hazare team's Jan Lokpal bill, Wednesday came to ... Read more...

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Government doesn’t want strong Lokpal bill: Anna


August 24th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Stating that his health was fine, Anna Hazare alleged Wednesday that the government had no intention of fighting corruption.Speaking at the Ramlila Maidan on day ... Read more...

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