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Kerala CPI-M in tight spot over murder probe


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) The decision arrived at the CPI-M politburo meeting in New Delhi Sunday that there was no need for a CBI probe into the murder of ... Read more...

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Both Congress and BJP against quota in promotions bill: Mayawati


September 5th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati Wednesday said both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party had "political motives" against reservations in job promotions for ... Read more...

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BJP backs Ramdev’s movement


June 4th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday backed Baba Ramdev's movement against black money, with the yoga guru meeting party president Nitin Gadkari at his ... Read more...

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Zakia seeks copy of SIT report on Gujarat riots


February 9th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 9 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court-appointed SIT probing the 2002 Gujarat riots filed its final report, petitioner Zakia Jafri Thursday threatened to file a protest ... Read more...

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BJP says Congress playing politics with Rushdie visit


January 10th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday accused the Congress of playing politics by inviting Salman Rushdie to the Jaipur Literature Festival despite knowing that ... Read more...

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Political motive behind MCD trifurcation, says mayor


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Delhi Mayor Rajni Abbi Wednesday described the central government's nod to trifurcate the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) as a move dictated by "political ... Read more...

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BSP trying to cover sins: BJP


November 21st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Soon after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati denied any political motive behind her move to divide the state into four parts, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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No political agenda behind move to split state, say Mayawati


November 21st, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Mayawati Monday denied any political motive behind the assembly resolution favouring the division of Uttar Pradesh into four separate states."There is no political ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar’s tour ‘not political’


October 31st, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is not touring Uttar Pradesh from Nov 7 with any political motive in mind, his Art of Living ... Read more...

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Growing extremism not prerogative of one community: Omar


September 10th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Cautioning against increasing radicalization of youth in the country, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday emphasised that this trend was "not the prerogative ... Read more...

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BNP protests court indictment of Ziaur Rahman


March 24th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Thursday launched rallies nationwide to protest the indictment of its founder and slain former president Ziaur Rahman in ... Read more...

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‘No political motive behind indictment of Babar Awan in abduction, robbery case’


March 7th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 7(ANI): Pakistan Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has slammed President Asif Ali Zardari over his statement on the indictment of federal Law Minister Babar Awan in a robbery and attempted ... Read more...

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Haryana’s lop-sided job quota raised in Rajya Sabha


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Describing it as a "new face of reservation", Communist Party of India-Marxist member Brinda Karat Tuesday raised the issue of 67 percent quota for men in ... Read more...

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Big Boss 4: Manoj Tiwari Calls Himself ‘Anari’ In Aakhri Salaam


December 6th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The episode began with a blast from the host Salman Khan who performed on a Bollywood number with a bevy of beauties gyrating gracefully with him. Then as Manoj Tiwari was ... Read more...

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Opposition demand for JPC probe unreasonable, says Kapil Sibal


December 5th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.5 (ANI): The Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Sunday rejected the opposition demand for a JPC probe into the allocation of 2G spectrum, saying such a process will not help ... Read more...

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Chavan denies Adarsh link, summoned to New Delhi (Roundup)


October 30th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Friday denied any of his immediate family members were involved in the controversial Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society, built on ... Read more...

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No family member involved in Adarsh Society: Ashok Chavan


October 29th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Friday said that none of his immediate family members was involved in the controversial Adarsh CoOperative Housing Society and rejected opposition demands ... Read more...

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Weapons used in Pakistani leader’s murder found


October 1st, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Police in London have recovered a large kitchen knife and brick used in the murder of Pakistani politician Imran Farooq.Farooq, a senior leader of the Muttahida Qaumi ... Read more...

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Scotland Yard called in to investigate Pak politician Dr Farooq’s assassination


September 18th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Sept 18 (ANI): Scotland Yard counter-terrorism police have reportedly been called in to lead the assassination probe into the killing of a Pakistani politician and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founding leader, ... Read more...

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‘Indo-Pak Express’ aiming for No.1 spot


September 13th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) The final destination for the "Indo-Pak Express" is the No.1 spot and the objective is well within the sights of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi. Reaching the US ... Read more...

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IOC: Iranian athlete pulled out of competition due to injury


August 17th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 17 (DPA) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Tuesday said it had no evidence that the withdrawal of an Iranian athlete from a taekwondo final against his Israeli opponent at the ... Read more...

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Train accident: Mamata hints at foul play (Lead)


July 19th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sainthia (West Bengal), July 19 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday hinted at foul play behind the train accident in West Bengal that claimed at least 60 lives, saying she had ... Read more...

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Jaganmohan says Congress has allowed him to continue Telangana yatra


June 1st, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Congress MP and the son of late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YSR Reddy, Jaganmohan Reddy met Law Minister Veerappa Moily on Tuesday and said all issues ... Read more...

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When you are successful, you are bound to be targetted: Lalit Modi’s father


April 27th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Suspended IPL chief Lalit Modi's father K.K. Modi Tuesday said his son was bound to be "targetted" because he was successful. He, however, added that the entire ... Read more...

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CPI-M worker found murdered in Murshidabad


December 24th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 24 (IANS) The body of a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) worker was found in West Bengal's Murshidabad district Thursday, a day after he was abducted. Police said Sariful Sheikh, who ... Read more...

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Britain hopes for swift end to crisis over yacht crew


December 1st, 2009 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (DPA) Britain is "doing all it can" to resolve swiftly a crisis with Iran over the detention of five Britons whose racing yacht was stopped by the Iranian navy ... Read more...

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BJP wants Liberhan probe into Babri demolition in parliament (Lead)


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Liberhan Commission of Inquiry into the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid should be tabled in parliament, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded Monday following ... Read more...

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Shekhawat says Jaswant’s expulsion wrong


September 10th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 10(ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Vice-President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat on Thursday said the decision to expel Jaswant Singh was wrong."The way Jaswant Singh ... Read more...

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Meeting to resolve relocation of temple in Malaysia


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Sep 3 (ANI): The Shah Alam Section 23 residents' committee will meet the Malaysian Hindu Sangam Council tomorrow to resolve the relocation of a Hindu temple to the 90 percent Muslim-majority ... Read more...

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Malaysian home minister tries to resolve Hindu temple row


September 2nd, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 2 (IANS) Malaysian Home Minister Hishamuddin Tun Hussein Wednesday brought together various parties to resolve a dispute over relocation of a Hindu shrine that had led to some protesters ... Read more...

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No politics behind demand to bring back black money: Ramdev


April 13th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday said he had no political intentions while strongly backing a demand by certain political parties for bringing back black money stashed abroad ... Read more...

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Zia threatens agitation over loss of home


April 10th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia has threatened to launch an agitation after the Sheikh Hasina government cancelled the lease of a house she has lived in for ... Read more...

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Brown tours British recession hotspots, travels by train


January 7th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) British premier Gordon Brown Wednesday began a three-day tour of British recession hotspots in a bid to boost morale that has been hit by growing joblessness.The tour began ... Read more...

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In Kandhamal, residents display saffron flags to save life, property


October 29th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Kandhamal (Orissa), Oct 29 (IANS) Madhuri Dalbehara was stringing flowers under a saffron flag quite assured that no one would torch her house in anti-Christian violence-hit Kandhamal - a telling indication of ... Read more...

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Mulayam, Amar meet prominent Muslim scholar, term visit ‘personal’


October 24th, 2008 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and party general secretary Amar Singh Thursday met Rabe Hassan Nadwi, vice chancellor of the Nadwa College and the chairman of the ... Read more...

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