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Kerala fomenting designs of radical communal groups: BJP


August 12th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary P. Muralidhar Rao, who is in-charge of the party's affairs in Kerala, Sunday said Kerala is becoming a ... Read more...

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Pakistani Islamic groups oppose NATO supply lines’ reopening


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) Leaders of Islamic parties in Pakistan Wednesday opposed Islamabad's decision to reopen supply routes for NATO forces to Afghanistan.The US had to suspend drone attacks after ... Read more...

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Student clashes: Court gives directions to Himachal varsity


June 21st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) Shocked by student groups' violence on campus, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday ordered the state university here to ask the students to remove all their ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood seeks dialogue to ’save revolution’


May 26th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood movement has urged country's political forces to participate in a national dialogue ahead of a tough battle between an Islamist candidate and ... Read more...

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Karan Singh declines comment on interlocutors’ report


May 25th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 25 (IANS) Member of the erstwhile royal family of Jammu and Kashmir and senior Congress leader Karan Singh Friday refused to comment on the report of the three ... Read more...

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Sangma seeks support, not many takers (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma Tuesday urged political parties to back his candidature for the president's post, but there appeared to be no ... Read more...

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Debar criminals from polls: Election Commissioner Brahma


May 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 5 (IANS) Describing the participation of criminals in polls as one of the major problems the country is facing, Election Commissioner H.S. Brahma Saturday called upon the people ... Read more...

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Poll reforms conference begins in Odisha Saturday


May 4th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 4 (IANS) At least 400 delegates from different walks of life are expected to attend a two-day national conference on electoral and political reforms beginning in Odisha capital ... Read more...

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Judge ensures cleanup of Pakistan airport


March 21st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) A judge, who was taken aback at the sight of posters and banners of political groups at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, not only ordered ... Read more...

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Thousands rally against US in Islamabad


February 20th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Thousands of people Monday rallied here to protest against US drone attacks in the country's tribal regions and the government's decision to restore supply lines for ... Read more...

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Telangana employees threaten another strike


February 10th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Government employees from Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh Friday threatened to launch a protest from Feb 21, culminating in a strike, if the government failed ... Read more...

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Criminals galore among nominees for assembly polls


January 24th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) At least 15 percent of the candidates in the Punjab assembly polls and 19 percent of those in Uttarakhand have criminal cases pending against them, ... Read more...

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What Anna factor? Parties fail to break caste barriers


January 6th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 6 (IANS) Anna Hazare's efforts to inject a degree of sanity in political behaviour appears to have made no impact on political strategies and selection of candidates ... Read more...

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Iran hails US withdrawal from Iraq


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 2 (IANS) Iran has welcomed withdrawal of the US forces' from Iraq, describing it a "great success and political and security achievement" of Iraqis.The exit of US ... Read more...

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Medvedev appoints deputy PM


December 28th, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has appointed Vladislav Surkov as deputy prime minister.Surkov, 47, will be in charge of modernization issues. He was the presidential administration's ... Read more...

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`Afghan stability must for peace in Pakistan’


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Stability in Afghanistan is important for peace in Pakistan and Islamabad wants to improve its ties with Kabul, Senate Chairman Farooq H. Naek has said.Non-interference ... Read more...

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(After 2) Russia all set for an interesting presidential poll


December 21st, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The March 2012 presidential elections in Russia, which many think is a mere formality after President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin announced their ... Read more...

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Omar orders probe into attack on minister


December 12th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday asked for a thorough investigation into the militant attack on Law Minister Ali Mohammad Sagar at his home ... Read more...

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Telangana remains a distant dream (Andhra Newsletter)


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) In October, everything had come to a standstill in Telangana as the movement for a separate state for this underdeveloped region of Andhra Pradesh was ... Read more...

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Omar backtracks from amending state penal law


November 29th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday backtracked on his stand of amending the state's Ranbir Penal Code to give protective cover to the army ... Read more...

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Rahul raised fundamental issue of governance: Congress


November 29th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday praised party general secretary Rahul Gandhi for making the Indian Youth Congress a body with the largest membership of youth, and ... Read more...

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Protests in Jammu against new job policy


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 3 (IANS) Jammu's students and political groups Thursday protested the National Conference-Congress coalition government's new recruitment policy for what they called an anti-youth proposal to pay low salaries ... Read more...

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Libya to form interim government in 8 months


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, Oct 22 (IANS) The Libyan authorities should be allowed to form an interim government after a national congress is elected within eight months, said a top leader of Libya's ... Read more...

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Government staff strike in Telangana from Sep 13


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Government employees in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh will go on indefinite strike from Sep 13 as part of "sakala janula samme" or mass ... Read more...

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Congress says it walked ‘extra mile’ to accommodate Anna


August 16th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday said the ruling coalition had walked the "extra mile" to accommodate the concerns of social activist Anna Hazare in drafting the anti-corruption ... Read more...

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No Kashmir, Pakistan in I-Day speech


August 15th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) There was no mention of Kashmir and the northeast - the troubled regions of India - or Pakistan in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Independence ... Read more...

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Police recruitment test in Telangana amid tight security


August 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The written examination for recruitment of police sub-inspectors began Saturday near here and in Karimnagar town amid massive security in view of the threats by ... Read more...

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JAC backs Aug 10 Telangana shutdown


August 8th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC), comprising political and non-political groups spearheading the campaign for a separate state, has supported the Aug 10 Telangana shutdown called ... Read more...

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Kashmir Committee members arrive in Jammu


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) A three-member Kashmir Committee, headed by Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani, arrived in Jammu Friday to hold talks with various sections of people in the region ... Read more...

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Telangana activists pay last respects to Yadi Reddy


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Hundreds of Telangana activists Friday bid a tearful adieu to M. Yadi Reddy, who committed suicide in New Delhi two days ago for a ... Read more...

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147 trains cancelled in view of Telangana blockade (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The railways have cancelled 31 Express and 116 passenger trains in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Thursday in view of the rail blockade called ... Read more...

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Telangana rail blockade to hit movement of trains


July 13th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The movement of trains in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh is likely to be affected Thursday in view of the rail blockade called by ... Read more...

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Telangana rail blockade July 14


July 9th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Saturday called for a day's rail blockade across Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region July 14 while government employees would go ... Read more...

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JAC calls for two-day Telangana shutdown (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) Normal life in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana is likely to come to a standstill Tuesday and Wednesday as the Telangana Joint Action ... Read more...

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JAC calls for two-day Telangana shutdown


July 4th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC), which is spearheading the movement for a separate Telangana state, has called for a two-day shutdown in the region ... Read more...

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