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Not the best of times for Mamata Banerjee (West Bengal Newsletter)


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) This is not the best of times for West Bengal's maverick Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.Checkmated by the Congress High Command in her presidential poll manoeuvre, ... Read more...

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Pranab all set for Rashtrapati Bhavan (Roundup)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee appeared set to enter Rashtrapati Bhavan as the BJP remained undecided over the issue and even sections of the party-led National Democratic ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee is UPA’s man for president (Third Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, the government's most reliable troubleshooter, was Friday named the United Progessive Alliance's (UPA) candidate for president and found backing from ... Read more...

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Pranab is UPA’s choice for president (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) presidential nominee, Congress president Sonia Gandhi announced Friday and appealed to all political parties ... Read more...

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Bengal Congress lashes out at Mamata for rejecting Pranab


June 14th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Lashing out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for indirectly rejecting the name of union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for the president's post, Congress ... Read more...

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Mamata plays pivotal role in presidential talk (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee was at the centre of a political drama Wednesday when she stunned everyone by announcing three new names, including ... Read more...

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‘Shanghai’ gets mixed response at box office


June 10th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Dibakar Banerjee's "Shanghai" has opened to critical acclaim and mixed response at the box office. Trade pundits predict that the political drama will collect ... Read more...

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Abhay misses Khans, Bachchans at IIFA


June 7th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) The presence of the Khans and the Bachchans is being missed at the ongoing 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, but actor Abhay Deol ... Read more...

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Overdose of Balakrishna in ‘Adhinayakudu’, skip it (Telugu Movie Review)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Adhinayakudu"; Cast: Balakrishna, Lakshmi Rai, Saloni, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Pradeep Singh Rawat, Brahmanandam, Murali Sharma and others; Director: Parachooru Murali; Producer: M.L. Padma Kumar Choudhary; Composer: Kalyani Malik; Rating: *"Adhinayakudu" ... Read more...

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Lalu attacks Nitish over Modi handshake (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar warmly greeted his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi at a meeting in New Delhi, Rashtriya Janata Dal ... Read more...

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Nitish close to Modi, says Lalu


May 6th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar warmly greeted his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi at a meeting in New Delhi, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief ... Read more...

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Is Modi expiating for 2002 riots with his fast: Congress


January 21st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's Sadbhavna mission fast at Godhra "lacked sincerity of purpose" and wondered if he was expiating ... Read more...

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Youth cries for justice in Kapil Sibal’s poetry session


January 21st, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) When a minister romances with literature in public space, the stage sizzles with political drama.A young man, who described himself as one of the millions ... Read more...

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‘Animal Kingdom’ heading to US TV


December 21st, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Oscar-nominated Australian movie "Animal Kingdom" is heading to the small screen as a new US television show.The drama, which was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress ... Read more...

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Left Front walks out of all-party meeting on hooch


December 19th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front representatives Monday walked out of an all-party meeting called in the aftermath of the recent hooch tragedy after the government refused ... Read more...

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Ryan Gosling latest project is ‘The ides of March’


October 10th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Ryan Gosling’s latest project is the political drama "The Ides of March." The movie also features stars like George Clooney and Phillip Seymor Hoffman. The ... Read more...

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Khanduri again becomes Uttarkahand chief minister


September 11th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Sep 11 (IANS) B.C. Khanduri was Sunday sworn in for the second time as the chief minister of the poll-bound Uttarakhand. Khanduri, 76, a former union minister and ... Read more...

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Sanghi, Joseph win Vodafone Crossword Awards


September 4th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Emerging writer Ashwin Sanghi has won the Vodafone Crossword Book Award 2010 in the popular fiction category for ?Chanakya's Chant?.The award, decided by readers' votes ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ about controversial reservation policies (IANS Preview)


August 8th, 2011 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) After exploring the dark underbelly of the political world, filmmaker Prakash Jha returns with yet another realistic film based on the sensitive issue of ... Read more...

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Ben Affleck tours Istanbul with mayor


August 6th, 2011 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Actor Ben Affleck got a first-class tour of Istanbul city in Turkey after the mayor volunteered to show him the sights.Affleck, who was shooting his upcoming ... Read more...

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I am the face of commercialisation of education: Manoj Bajpayee (Interview)


August 1st, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Prakash Jha's forthcoming film "Aarakshan" puts the spotlight on the contentious issue of reservation and Manoj Bajpayee, who plays a negative role in it, says ... Read more...

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I would be honoured to play Tagore: Amitabh


July 28th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachachan hasn't got any formal invitation to play Rabindranath Tagore, but says he would love to play the Nobel laureate if given a ... Read more...

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We don’t deliberately create controversies: Amitabh


July 27th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Prakash Jha's "Aarkshan", about caste isseus, is courting controversy for being anti-Dalit and its lead actor Amitabh Bachachan Wednesday clarified that they have made the film ... Read more...

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I wasn’t taught to differentiate between caste, creed: Big B


July 27th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who is playing a pivotal role in "Aarakshan", about caste issues, Wednesday said he was not brought up in an atmosphere ... Read more...

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‘Aarkshan’ tries to tell a therapeutic story: Prakash Jha (Interview)


July 20th, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) National award-winning director Prakash Jha isn't sure whether his film "Aarakhsan" about caste-based reservations in educational institutions would be able to throw up any permanent ... Read more...

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Jha ready to clear tribal panel’s doubts on ‘Aarakshan’


July 15th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha wants to have a discussion and dispel the doubts of the National Commission of Scheduled Castes (NCSC), which has sought to ... Read more...

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No ‘Aarakshan’ in Indian film industry: Amitabh


July 13th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is proud to see that there is no "Aarakshan" (reservation) in Indian film industry and he is certain that it sets the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi’s padyatra a political drama: BJP (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Terming Rahul Gandhi's padyatra in Bhatta-Parsaul a "political drama", the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked why the Congress party's "compassion" was ... Read more...

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Rahul’s padyatra a political drama: BJP


July 5th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday termed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's 'padyatra' in Bhatta-Parsaul village of Uttar Pradesh to raise awareness about land ... Read more...

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Warren Beatty makes comeback after 13 years


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Actor Warren Beatty is planning a comeback in direction after 13 years with a comedy for Paramount Pictures.Paramount Pictures recently announced that Beatty will direct ... Read more...

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A ‘hatke’ film can not always be good: Arunoday Singh


June 7th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arunoday Singh, who beggan his career with a negative role in "Sikander", feels that experimentation in Bollywood is not always successful."Experimentation can only ... Read more...

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Greater Noida: Gateway for Congress to western Uttar Pradesh? (Comment)


May 15th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
The political drama that preceded the arrest and release of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi at Bhatta-Parsaul village is the beginning of the second phase of the Congress' ambitious plan ... Read more...

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Congress plans statewide protests against Rahul’s arrest


May 12th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) After a night of high political drama that saw the arrest and subsequent release of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for staging a sit-in in ... Read more...

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Bipasha helped me a lot: Rana Daggubati


March 30th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Southern actor Rana Daggubati, who is paired with Bipasha Basu in his Bollywood debut "Dum Maaro Dum", is not dating his co-star but praises ... Read more...

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Obama lauds Egypt’s Gandhian revolution, warns of tough days ahead (Second Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) As the Egyptian people crafted history by ending through a nonviolent Gandhian revolution three decades of Hosni Mubarak's iron rule, US President Barack Obama warned ... Read more...

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