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We are in the G8 of sport: Italian Olympic panel chief


August 14th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 14 (IANS) Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) president Gianni Petrucci has said "the Italian team has excelled in the London Olympics" and that the country has earned one more ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel seeks probe into Bt Brinjal (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Thursday recommended a probe into the issue of Bt Brinjal, saying that adequate tests had not been carried out and the approval ... 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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Pakistan’s new panel chief follows Gandhi’s teachings


July 10th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim was born in India's Gujarat state where he attended lectures given by Mahatma Gandhi. He continues to be ... Read more...

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766 complaints of paid news received in Jan-March polls: Quraishi


July 6th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Election Commission received a staggering 766 complaints of paid news during the January-March assembly elections, of which 253 were found to be true, the ... Read more...

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Presidential poll on July 19, result on July 22 (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The presidential poll will be held on July 19 and the name of the new occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhavan will be declared on ... Read more...

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Prez poll schedule to be announced soon: Sampath (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) New Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V.S. Sampath Monday said the Election Commission (EC) would be making an announcement on the presidential election schedule soon."All ... Read more...

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Singhvi quits as Congress spokesperson, parliamentary panel chief (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi Monday resigned as chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on law and justice and as party spokesperson in the ... Read more...

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Let taxpayers fund political parties with democracy cess: CII


April 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has proposed imposition of a "democracy cess", according to which individuals and corporates can give 0.2 percent of their ... Read more...

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Electoral reforms key to good governance: EC chief


April 17th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Strongly advocating electoral reforms to disallow candidates with criminal background from contesting elections, poll panel chief S.Y. Quraishi Tuesday said free and fair voting will ... Read more...

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Speed up poll reforms, Quraishi urges PM


April 13th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Friday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for speeding up long-pending electoral reforms.Sources said the poll panel chief in ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll before presidential election: CEC


March 31st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Saturday said the commission would like to hold Rajya Sabha polls for Jharkhand before the presidential elections."We would like to ... Read more...

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Election Commission to give tips to Jordan


March 17th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 17 (IANS) After conducting a historic and successful state assembly polls, which saw an unprecedented rise in the voter turn out, Election Commission officials, including poll panel chief ... Read more...

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CEC for ban on criminals, black money in polls


March 9th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Barring criminals from contesting and checking use of black money in elections top his reform agenda, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said Friday."Barring criminals from ... Read more...

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Exit polls should be on entertainment channels: CEC


March 4th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Amidst a flood of exit polls ahead of assembly election results on March 6, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Sunday said exit polls should be ... Read more...

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Odisha gang rape: Activists demand women panel chief’s sacking


February 19th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) Social and political activists Saturday staged a demonstration demanding dismissal of state women panel chairperson Jyoti Panigrahi for ruling out rape in her report on an ... Read more...

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Apex court poser on plea against rights panel chief (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the government what action it has taken on the representation by NGO Common Cause alleging "grave misbehaviour" against National Human ... Read more...

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‘Baby Falak case a failure of child protection machinery’


February 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The case of two-year-old battered baby Falak, who is battling for life at a city hospital, is a stark example of failure of child protection ... Read more...

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Sack Khurshid, BJP again says


February 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday demanded the sacking of Law Minister Salman Khurshid for sticking to his stand that minorities should be given ... Read more...

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New poll panel chief after consensus: Pakistani PM


February 1st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) would be appointed after all political parties arrive at a consensus on this, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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No friction with poll panel: Khurshid


January 14th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Saturday said there was no friction between his ministry and the Election Commission which, like any constitutional body, was ... Read more...

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PM assures Quraishi of EC autonomy (Second Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi "that autonomy of the constitutional body would be protected".The prime minister gave the ... Read more...

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Dates for assembly polls within next few days: Quraishi


December 16th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 16 (IANS) The dates for the assembly elections in Goa, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Manipur would be decided within the "next few days", Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. ... Read more...

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Lokpal report tabled, ombudsman to have constitutional status


December 9th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Recommending constitutional status for the anti-graft ombudsman but leaving the issue of the prime minister's inclusion to parliament, a standing committee on the Lokpal Friday ... Read more...

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Indian n-plants absolutely safe: Atomic panel chief


November 10th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) All Indian nuclear plants are "absolutely safe", Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman Srikumar Banerjee said Thursday and indicated that people living around the upcoming Kudankulam Nuclear ... Read more...

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Maximum complaints from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi: NCW


November 4th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh tops the list of complaints made to the National Commission for Women (NCW), followed by Delhi, the women's panel chief said Friday.Out of ... Read more...

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Team Anna to meet poll panel chief on right to recall


October 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Team Anna member and former police officer Kiran Bedi Tuesday said they will meet Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi shortly to discuss his opposition to ... Read more...

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MCD flays Dikshit for water quality


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The capital's water quality has not improved despite repeated reminders to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who is also the Delhi Jal Board chairman, the Municipal ... Read more...

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When poll panel chief talked Beatles, bands


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) It's seldom the chief election commissioner of India gets discussing literature and music, but at the book launch of civil servant Vivek Atray's "Move on ... Read more...

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Team Anna trains guns on MPs, wants work audit (Lead)


September 10th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 10 (IANS) Training guns on parliamentarians, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare will write to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking a performance audit of MPs, his aide ... Read more...

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Our people are very frustrated with violence: Pakistan rights panel chief (Interview)


August 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistanis are "very frustrated" with the state of affairs in their country where violence and abductions are now a way of life, says the ... Read more...

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Arrest police for girl’s death, says child panel chief


June 13th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) As the Uttar Pradesh government ordered a probe into the alleged rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in a police station, the National Commission ... Read more...

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Poll panel seeks more powers to rein in errant parties


June 12th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 12 (IANS) The Election Commission Sunday asked the central government for more powers to rein in errant political parties and hoped the proposal to bar candidates with criminal ... Read more...

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Delhi government submits response to Shunglu panel report


May 28th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Delhi government Saturday sent its detailed response to the union home ministry on the allegations, delays and irregularities in Commonwealth Games (CWG) projects ... Read more...

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2G report war intensifies, Chidambaram lashes out at Joshi (Roundup)


April 29th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The war between the government and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) draft report on the alleged 2G scam ... Read more...

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