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Rajapaksa to meet Manmohan Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived here Wednesday night for a three-day official visit during which he is to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ... Read more...

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CPI-M legislator remanded in custody in murder case (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur/Kochi, Aug 13 (IANS) CPI-M legislator T.V.Rajesh, an accused in the murder of a Muslim League activist, was Monday remanded in judicial custody till Aug 27 after the Kerala High ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader arrested in murder case


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran Kerala Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader P. Jayarajan was Wednesday arrested and jailed in connection with the murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker ... Read more...

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Jail Norway killer, don’t put him in mental care: Defence


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Norwegian extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in two attacks in the capital Oslo last year, should be sent to prison and not face ... Read more...

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Prosecutors want Norway killer be ruled insane


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 22 (IANS) Prosecutors in Norway have called for self-confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik to be considered insane.Breivik killed 77 people and injured 242 last July. He bombed ... Read more...

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Dimple collects victory certificate, thanks voters


June 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Tuesday collected her electoral victory certificate from Kannauj District Magistrate Selva Kumari J.Accompanied by her ... Read more...

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Roll back petrol hike: Mamata


May 26th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Stepping up pressure on the beleaguered Congress-led central government on the issue of hike in petrol prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday led ... Read more...

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YSR Congress party, journalists protest CBI action


May 9th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) The YSR Congress party in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday staged protests condemning the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) move to freeze the bank accounts of the ... Read more...

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Zardari’s children vow to stand by convicted Gilani


April 27th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's daughters have promised to "stand by" Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani who was convicted Thursday for contempt of court.Zardari's youngest ... Read more...

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BJP protesters clash with police in Jaipur


April 7th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Supporters of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator, arrested by the CBI for a staged shootout, clashed with police at three places here and damaged ... Read more...

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Congress demands CBI probe in party worker’s killing


March 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) West Bengal Pradesh Congress president Pradip Bhattacharya Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the killing of a Congress worker and alleged that party activists were under ... Read more...

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Ruckus at Employment Exchange, official beaten up


March 16th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 16 (IANS) Angry at the delay in getting employment registration forms, a crowd of young men and women created a ruckus outside the Employment Exchange in Ghaziabad and ... Read more...

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BSP man killed as violence continues in UP despite appeals


March 10th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) A BSP activist was killed in a clash in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district as violence by Samajwadi Party workers continued across the state Saturday, despite ... Read more...

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BSP officials out to taint SP’s image, says Akhilesh Yadav


March 9th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Amid reports of hooliganism by Samajwadi Party supporters in several parts of the state, party president Akhilesh Yadav Friday accused "mischief makers" and state government ... Read more...

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Maldives’ ex-president Gayoom returns to homeland


March 6th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Male, March 6 (IANS) The Maldives' former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom returned to the country from Malaysia Tuesday for the first time after the new government was formed following a ... Read more...

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Early Holi for supporters of Hanuman devotee Mulayam


March 6th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Hundreds of jubilant supporters splashed Holi colour on each other Tuesday and cheered and danced as former wrestler and Hanuman devotee Mulayam Singh Yadav led ... Read more...

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Two years after death, Jyoti Basu still CPI-M mascot (Lead, correcting para nine)


February 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Even over two years after his death, Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's appeal continues undiminished, at least in the party of which he was one of ... Read more...

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Two years after death, Jyoti Basu still CPI-M mascot


February 19th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Even over two years after his death, Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's appeal continues undiminished, at least in the party of which he was one of ... Read more...

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Nasheed calls for release of 500 supporters


February 10th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 10 (IANS) Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has called for the immediate release of around 500 supporters arrested for allegedly burning down police stations and court houses, a ... Read more...

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Romney coasts to second victory in a row


February 5th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney coasted to a sweeping victory in Nevada caucuses, his second consecutive win in the Republican nomination contests for the right ... Read more...

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Zardari has immunuity as president, Gilani tells Supreme Court (Night Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Embattled Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday made a rare personal appearance for a Pakistani prime minister in the Supreme Court here and stepped forth in defence ... Read more...

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Gilani, in Supreme Court, backs Zardari (Evening Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Embattled Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday made a rare personal appearance in the Supreme Court here to come out in defence of corruption-tainted President ... Read more...

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Akali Dal plans ‘biggest’ rally Sunday


December 17th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), Dec 17 (IANS) Claiming that it would be "the largest ever held in the world and an eye opener for the whole country", Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali ... Read more...

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Mayawati woos Muslims, other groups


December 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 17 (IANS) After Brahmins and Dalits, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati is all set to woo Muslims, Kshatriyas and Vaishyas at ... Read more...

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Vote fraud charges require examination: Medvedev


December 7th, 2011 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Complaints of irregularities in Russia's parliamentary elections need to be investigated but videos purporting to show fraud were not incontestable proof of cheating, President Dmitry ... Read more...

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Bengal minister denies Mamata stormed cop station, CPI-M slams her (Lead)


November 9th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) As the opposition slammed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for allegedly storming a police station to free two arrested Trinamool Congress activists, the West Bengal government ... Read more...

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Mamata Trinamool chief again, blames Left for crib deaths


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) After her re-election as the Trinamol Congress chief, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said the party aimed to be a national player and ... Read more...

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Don’t misuse party’s name, Mamata tells cadres


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Amid allegations of rampant corruption among Trinamool Congress cadres, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday asked her partymen to be honest in financial dealings ... Read more...

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Won’t indulge in politics of vendetta: Mamata


August 28th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Taking a dig at West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose for his remarks over the recovery of skeletons of Trinamool Congress supporters, West Bengal ... Read more...

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CPI-M leaders’ houses torched in Bengal’s West Midnapore


June 16th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) In their first strike after regime change in West Bengal, suspected Maoist sympathisers torched at least eight houses of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader ... Read more...

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Three Trinamool supporters struck by arrows in Bengal


June 4th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Three Trinamool Congress supporters in West Bengal's Purulia district were injured after a group of miscreants attacked them Saturday, police said. Five people have been arrested ... Read more...

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Father, son kiiled in West Bengal attack


May 24th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) A man and his son were killed in West Bengal's Murshidabad district when a group of men attacked his house, police said Tuesday.Mahabul Sheikh was hacked ... Read more...

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Mamata all set to be West Bengal’s first woman chief minister (Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Moving a step closer to becoming West Bengal's first woman chief minister, Mamata Banerjee was Sunday unanimously elected leader of the Trinamool Congress legislature party ... Read more...

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Hundreds continue to throng Mamata’s Kalighat house


May 14th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Hundreds of people continued to throng Mamata Banerjee's Kalighat residence to have a glimpse of the leader, set to take over as the state's first ... Read more...

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Non-stop celebrations at Mamata’s house (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) People burst firecrackers and threw green gulal in the air outside Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's residence in celebration Friday as the party wrested power ... Read more...

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