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High Court asks IOA to follow code in October poll (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to follow the National Sports Development Code for its next elections, scheduled for October ... Read more...

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Mulayam sacks close Akhilesh aide in UP


September 10th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday sacked Sanjay Lathar, president of the party's youth wing Samajwadi Yuvjan Sabha (SYS), saying that the latter was ... Read more...

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IAC begins hunt for political talent in Lucknow


September 10th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) In keeping with its Aug 2 announcement at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi to float a political party, India Against Corruption (IAC) has begun an exercise ... Read more...

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Party or government for Rahul? Both, say Congress members


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Will it be party, government or both for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in his enhanced role ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha election? ... Read more...

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CPI-M worker killed during Kerala shutdown (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) A CPI-M worker was killed during a scuffle with suspected Muslim League workers Thursday as Kerala observed a shutdown on a call of the Marxist party ... Read more...

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Mulayam fast tracks preparations for LS polls


July 10th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday decided to fast-track its preparations for the Lok Sabha 2014 polls and appointed 58 observers for the ... Read more...

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Congress, BJD trade charges over presidential election


July 1st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) The Congress party and Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Sunday engaged in a war of words here over the candidature of former Lok Sabha speaker ... Read more...

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Joshi-Modi poster war reaches Jaipur


June 29th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) The poster war between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his arch-rival Sanjay Joshi reached Jaipur Friday.One of the posters appeared mysteriously outside the gates ... Read more...

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Notice issued to centre, Air India on pilots’ plea


June 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the central government and the Air India on a plea of the Indian Pilots' Guild (IPG) challenging ... Read more...

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Farmers bid to ‘re-capture’ Jaitapur lands foiled


June 13th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), June 13 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 farmers and fishermen Wednesday made an unsuccessful attempt to "recapture" their farms and other lands, which have been acquired for the proposed 9,900-MW ... Read more...

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Patnaik holds talks to mend fences in BJD


June 1st, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday began talks with leaders of his Biju Janata Dal (BJD) to bridge the rift that had surfaced while he was ... Read more...

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BSP runs for cover as skeletons tumble out (News Analysis)


May 17th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) The skeletons are tumbling out of the corruption cupboard but Uttar Pradesh's former ruling party, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), is unusually quiet -- not ... Read more...

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Bail not end of 2G, more accused soon, says BJP (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) With a special CBI court granting bail to former telecom minister A. Raja in the 2G spectrum case,the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Bail not end of 2G spectrum case: BJP


May 15th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) With a CBI special court granting bail to former telecom minister A. Raja in the 2G spectrum case, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday ... Read more...

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Court restrains Air India pilots’ illegal strike (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday restrained the pilots of flag carrier Air India from going on an "illegal strike".Over 100 Air India pilots, owing allegiance ... Read more...

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Rift in Rajasthan BJP, 40 legislators offer to resign (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit widened Sunday after over 40 legislators offered to resign in favour of senior party leader ... Read more...

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40 Rajasthan BJP legislators offer to resign


May 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 6 (IANS) The rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit widened Sunday after over 40 legislators offered to resign in favour of senior party leader ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi assesses Congress’ strength in Maharashtra


April 27th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday completed a hectic day of meetings with party activists at various levels with an eye on the forthcoming 2014 ... Read more...

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Rahul to visit Maharashtra, Amethi (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) In his first major political engagements outside the national capital after the recent assembly polls, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit Maharashtra this ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit drought-hit areas in Maharashtra


April 26th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrives here Friday on a two-day visit to Maharashtra during which he will visit some drought-hit regions, a party office ... Read more...

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Dream of affordable homes gathers dust in Maharashtra


April 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) An ambitious plan to construct 500,000 affordable homes in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra is gathering dust due to "inaction and policy paralysis" on ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars, corporates join in Earth Hour


March 31st, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Thousands of Mumbaikars participated in Earth Hour 2012 by switching off lights and other electrical gadgets while many corporate and public bodies also joined in the ... Read more...

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SP leader’s son stabs youth


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party found itself red faced Thursday as the son of a district office bearer stabbed a fellow student and critically injured him.The ... Read more...

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Hyundai workers gear up for negotiated settlement


January 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The United Union of Hyundai Employees (UUHE), the only recognised union at the plant of car maker Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) near here, seems to ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray admits dilemma over picking candidates


January 27th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Friday said he was in a dilemma over selecting party candidates for the 27 Zilla ... Read more...

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Wrong to say police blocked Rushdie visit: Rajasthan


January 24th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Monday termed as totally baseless and unfounded reports that state police prevented Salman Rushdie from attending the Jaipur Literature Festival.Principal Secretary (Home) G.S. ... Read more...

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Kalmadi should have resigned as IOA president: Maken (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken Friday welcomed Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi's decision to not continue in the post but said it should ... Read more...

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Accused should not continue as office bearer: Sports minister


January 20th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A day after Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi was released on bail, Sports Minister Ajay Maken Friday said any accused official should not ... Read more...

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Boycott cripples Rajasthan legal services


January 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 12 (IANS) Legal services in Rajasthan were crippled as lawyers boycotted work Thursday to protest the alleged suicide by a 30-year-old advocate following alleged police atrocities.The Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Lawyers clash with police in Jaipur


January 11th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Lawyers in Jaipur Wednesday went on a rampage, clashing with police and blocking roads after a 30-year-old advocate committed suicide, allegedly depressed over police atrocities.According to ... Read more...

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Bumper potato crop nightmare for Agra farmers


December 11th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 11 (IANS) Potato cultivators in Uttar Pradesh's Agra region are a distressed lot these days. Their hopes of hitting a goldmine with a bumper crop this season have ... Read more...

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Dev Anand’s brief fling with politics


December 4th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Dev Anand, who passed away at 88 in London early Sunday, was perhaps the first Bollywood star who formally tried his luck in politics. He ... Read more...

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Protesting Hyundai workers roll out cars on empty stomach


November 30th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as a sizeable number of workers of the Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) roll out cars on an empty stomach pressing various demands, 32 dismissed ... Read more...

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MNS exam plan makes civic candidates jittery


November 29th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Cynicism marks Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's decision to make all aspirants for the upcoming Mumbai civic elections sit for an examination here ... Read more...

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Rahul’s changes empowered us: Women Youth Congress workers


November 27th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Newly-elected women office bearers of the Indian Youth Congress said democratisation has empowered them and things changed after Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi took ... Read more...

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