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Politics of death sentences in India (Comment)

October 1st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Prima facie, it is not easy to refute Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's argument that if the Tamil Nadu and Punjab legislatures can ask for the pardon of ... Read more...

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Pakistan fast slipping into chaos: Imran

July 31st, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Pakistan, in the absence of "basic governance", was fast slipping into complete chaos, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said.Imran, also the founder chairman of the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Unsure government finds itself cornered once again (Comment)

June 4th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
There are several factors behind the Manmohan Singh government's predicament. One is that the government has seemingly lost its nerve because its reputation is at its lowest ebb. Hence it ... Read more...

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PPP ready to face any challenge: Zardari

September 23rd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 23 (ANI): Reiterating that the federal government would complete its tenure, President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is ready to face any challenge, ... Read more...

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No legal action against me upon return: Musharraf

September 15th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 15 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf said here Wednesday that no action will be taken against him on his return to the country but some "political elements" ... Read more...

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HBO To Air “True Blood” Season 3

June 13th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the most talked about series of HBO "True Blood" shall air its Season 3 premiere episode on June 13. The story takes ... Read more...

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Balckwater not active in Pak, reiterates Malik

December 14th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec. 14 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has reiterated that American private security agency Blackwater's presence is limited to Afghanistan and Iraq only, and it is not active in Pakistan.Malik ... Read more...

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CBI to question Buta Singh on bribery scam

August 1st, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.1 (ANI): Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sources said on Saturday that they would be questioning National Commission for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes Chairman and former Union ... Read more...

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`It is a political conspiracy against me and my family,’ says Buta Singh

July 31st, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): National Commission for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes Chairman Buta Singh on Friday termed the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) questioning of his son Sarabjot ... Read more...

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Congress shoots itself in the foot as poll scene hots up (Comment)

April 11th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The Congress' penchant for creating unnecessary problems for itself was again in evidence in the messy episode involving two of its candidates for the parliamentary polls who have long ... Read more...

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UK offers help to Pakistan to resolve CJP issue

March 11th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.11 (ANI): Britain has expressed concern over the present political pandemonium in Pakistan. Foreign Secretary David Miliband during a meeting with Member of Parliamentary Assembly (MPA) Mohammad Sarwar said that Britain ... Read more...

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Over half of Britons want to ditch EU Lisbon Treaty

June 18th, 2008 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
DPA London, June 17 (DPA) More than half of those polled in Britain believe their government should drop the European Union (EU) Lisbon Treaty in the wake of its rejection by Irish voters ... Read more...

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US envoy meets MQM leaders in Karachi

May 9th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, May 9 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, Anne W.Patterson, met with the MQM leadership in Azizabad here on Friday and expressed Washington's resolve to "interact and consult with all democratic ... Read more...

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Karnataka-Tamil Nadu tiff over water supply project worsens

March 31st, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
Hogenekkal (Tamil Nadu) March 31 (IANS) The month-long dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka over a Rs.13 billion water supply project worsened Monday, following protests by volunteers of a political party here ... Read more...

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