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Protests across Andhra over diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Protesting the hike in diesel price and the fixing of limit for subsidised cooking gas cylinders, opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh Friday took to the ... Read more...

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AICC resolution says Deshmukh moved up from grassroots


August 15th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The All India Congress Committee (AICC) Wednesday passed a condolence resolution to pay tribute to former union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, describing him as a ... Read more...

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Patriotic fervour marks I-Day celebrations in Andhra


August 15th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Patriotic fervour marked the 66th Independence Day celebrations across Andhra Pradesh.The main official celebration was held at Secunderabad Parade Grounds in the state capital where Chief ... Read more...

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Tamil meet to go ahead Sunday: Karunanidhi


August 12th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) With police denying permission to hold the Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation's (TESO) public meeting and the judicial ruling expected Sunday afternoon, DMK president M.Karunanidhi Saturday said ... Read more...

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‘Some minister’s personal staff run Kerala government


July 29th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) A Congress legislator Sunday sharply criticised the party led-United Democratic Front government of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, saying some ministries were being run by the personal ... Read more...

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Charge Marxists ad tariff, Mamata tells electronic media


July 26th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Mocking the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) of "using" the electronic media to "advertise" their standpoints, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday asked ... Read more...

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Food poisoning death puts Kerala eateries on mat (Kerala Newsletter)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) It took the death by food poisoning of a 21-year-old to shake Kerala's health authorities out of their slumber on the lack of basic hygiene in ... Read more...

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Congress moves court against Chhattisgarh CM


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 20 (IANS) Congress leaders Friday filed a complaint in the district court against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, seeking a probe into allotment of land by the state ... Read more...

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Kerala eateries raided after food poisoning death


July 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Kerala authorities have begun extensive raids across the state after reports that a youth died of suspected food poisoning and a few others fell ill after ... Read more...

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People taking interest in presidential poll: Sangma (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) For the first time in the last three decades, people are taking keen interest in presidential election and it has become a topic of discussion ... Read more...

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Goa to re-negotiate mediclaim scheme with insurer


July 9th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) The Goa government will re-negotiate the terms and conditions of its mediclaim insurance scheme with ICICI Lombard and re-launch it within the year, Health Minister Laxmikant ... Read more...

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AGP to support Sangma in Presidential poll


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) Assam's regional party, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), has decided to support the candidature of former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno Agitok Sangma for the presidential elections, ... Read more...

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Bengal celebrates Pranab’s candidature (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Mirati, June 15 (IANS) Having missed the bus 16 years ago when then chief minister Jyoti Basu could not become the prime minister following objections from his own party, ... Read more...

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Canadian gay porn star held in Germany for murder


June 4th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 4 (IANS) A 29-year-old Canadian gay porn actor, who has long been pursued by the Interpol for murdering a Chinese student and dismembering the corpse, was Monday arrested ... Read more...

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Left has miles to go to regain lost ground (One year of Mamata Banerjee)


May 17th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) As the Communists complete a year in opposition in their erstwhile citadel West Bengal, the road to regain lost ground seems long and bumpy.After 34 ... Read more...

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How did British PM’s ex-girlfriend become a nun?


April 29th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) A former girlfriend of British Prime Minister David Cameron, who met her as a Conservative Party worker in the 1990s, left politics and worked in ... 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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Mahanta elected AGP president


April 26th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 26 (IANS) Two-time former Assam chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta was Thursday elected the new president of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP).Another senior leader Atul Bora was elected ... 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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Victory celebrations in TRS camp


March 21st, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Celebrations broke out in the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) camp Wednesday after its victory in the by-elections to seven assembly seats, six of them in ... Read more...

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DMK calls meeting on Sri Lanka resolution


March 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The DMK has called a meeting of its high level committee Tuesday to discuss the Indian government's support to the US-backed resolution against Sri Lanka in ... Read more...

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Mayawati calls meet to take stock of rout


March 11th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 11 (IANS) Amid hectic activity in the Samajwadi Party (SP) camp for the swearing in of the new chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav, and government formation, outgoing Chief ... Read more...

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Celebrations at BJP office in Goa


March 6th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Celebrations were on at the Bharatiya Janata Party's office here Tuesday as the party along with its alliance partner, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), won ... Read more...

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Goa BJP waters down stance on offshore casinos


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday watered down its stance on offshore casinos in Goa, saying it merely wanted them to be relocated out of ... Read more...

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Goa results will go the way of Mumbai civic poll: BJP


February 18th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) Results of the Goa assembly elections will go the way of the Mumbai civic polls, a top BJP leader said here Saturday."This election on March ... Read more...

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Shutdown on JKLF founder’s death anniversary


February 11th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) Life across Srinagar and other parts of the Valley was affected Saturday by a shutdown called by separatists to mark the death anniversary of Jammu Kashmir ... Read more...

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Konkan Congress strongman joins NCP


January 30th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) In yet another jolt to the Congress in two days, a top Konkan politician and four-time legislator Shankar Kambli walked over to the Nationalist Congress ... Read more...

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Mulayam promises youth laptops; announces sops for Muslims, farmers


January 20th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 20 (IANS) Once opposed to English and computers, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has now realised the need to tap the youth voters in Uttar Pradesh, promising ... Read more...

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Ramdev supporters blacken Sonia’s poster, two held (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Supporters of Baba Ramdev and Congress workers clashed outside the Congress party headquarters here Monday after the yoga guru's men blackened a poster of ... Read more...

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BSP fields more upper castes, Muslims in Uttar Pradesh


January 15th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday released the names of all 403 candidates for the February 8-March 4 assembly ... Read more...

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Mayawati lashes out at CEC for covering statues


January 15th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, who turned 56 Sunday, made a frontal attack on Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi, blaming him for covering her statues ... Read more...

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Mayawati to confine birthday bash to party office


January 14th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Keeping in mind the model code of conduct in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will host the birthday bash of Chief ... Read more...

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Kerala scheming to convert Tamil Nadu into a desert: Karunanidhi


December 12th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Monday alleged that Kerala is trying to convert the state into a "Sahara Desert" by enacting ... Read more...

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Don’t play with people’s lives over dam: Stalin to Kerala


December 12th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) DMK leader M.K. Stalin Monday asked Kerala not to play with the lives of people of Tamil Nadu by "false propaganda" about the safety of the ... Read more...

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Car catches fire on Akbar Road


November 21st, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A car caught fire on the Akbar Road in the high security central Delhi area Monday, police said. The driver escaped unhurt.The Hyundai Accent suddenly ... Read more...

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