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Romney blooper has Republicans backtracking

September 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) As Democrats pounced on a Mitt Romney blooper suggesting that nearly half the Americans were "moochers" or dependants, Republicans went into damage control mode, but their ... Read more...

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CAG pulls up Coal India for avoidable expenditure

September 4th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India's official auditor said Tuesday that state miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) could have saved at least Rs.20 crore had it initiated prudent action ... Read more...

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Probe exonerates Omar in party activist’s death

April 30th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) National Conference activist Haji Yusuf died a natural death, a magisterial probe has said while exonerating Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and his close ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Italian ship firing on Indian fishermen

February 16th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) A top Indian maritime authority Thursday ordered an inquiry into the gunning down of two Indian fishermen by Italian security personnel aboard a crude oil tanker ... Read more...

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National Conference worker died of heart attack

October 3rd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) The National Conference (NC) worker whose death in custody has sparked a political furore in Jammu and Kashmir died of cardiac arrest, the state home commissioner ... Read more...

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I will give befitting reply to Chidambaram’s letter: Buddhadeb

December 27th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has said he will give a 'befitting reply' Tuesday to union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's letter alleging that the state's ruling ... Read more...

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CPI-M students’ wing slams Rahul for equating Mao with Modi

November 30th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) The students' wing of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday slammed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for equating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with legendary Chinese ... Read more...

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Ray should have been cremated with full state honours: Pranab

November 21st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday sharply criticised the Marxist-led West Bengal government for not according full state honours to former chief minister Siddartha Shankar Ray after ... Read more...

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Taj corridor project is now an eyesore

April 29th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, April 29 (IANS) Once at the centre of a huge political furore, the ill-conceived Taj Corridor is now reduced to 80 acres of wasteland used as a dumping ground ... Read more...

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Congress activists protest against MP CM’s anti-Bihar remark

November 8th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov. 8 (ANI): Congress party activists staged a protest against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's anti Bihar remark here on Saturday.Chouhan had recently stated that migrant labourers from ... Read more...

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Political furore after refugees drown on way to Australia

November 3rd, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 3 (DPA) A heated debate broke out in Australia Tuesday over the government's refugee policy after a boat carrying 39 asylum seekers sank in the Indian Ocean with 12 ... Read more...

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‘Pak has internationalized its internal problems by raking Balochistan issue’

July 24th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Pakistan has brought its internal problem on the discussion table with India by raising the issue of Indian involvement in Balochistan in Indo-Pak joint ... Read more...

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Bangladesh government faces political furore over Indian dam project

July 4th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) The Bangladesh government is coming under increasing pressures from its own ministers and ruling Awami League lawmakers to hold urgent bilateral talks with India, which is planning to ... Read more...

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Political storm over Ian Blair’s resignation as police chief

October 3rd, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Sir Ian Blair's resignation as London police chief has resulted in a political furore, with the home secretary blaming Mayor Boris Johnson for not following procedures while forcing ... Read more...

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Left-UPA marriage finally ends, BJP wants trust vote (Roundup)

July 8th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Indian Communists Tuesday finally ended four years of support to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ruling coalition over the contentious India-US nuclear deal, reducing it ... Read more...

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