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It was Anna’s decision to form a political party: Kejriwal (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The decision to form a political party was Anna Hazare's, former Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said Sunday.In a series of tweets, Kejriwal said ... Read more...

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It was Anna’s decision to form a party: Kejriwal


August 12th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The decision to form a political party was Anna Hazare's, former Anna team member Arvind Kejriwal said Sunday. In a series of tweets, Kejriwal ... Read more...

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Anna disbands Team Anna, colleagues perplexed (Intro Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Sixteen months after he took India by storm, activist Anna Hazare Monday announced that he was disbanding Team Anna and ending the work begun ... Read more...

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Members of disbanded Team Anna quiet


August 6th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Members of Anna Hazare's team were Monday reluctant to talk to the media on the activist's sudden announcement in his blog of the disbandment ... Read more...

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Anna’s political move face-saver or inevitable? Debate is on


August 5th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Was Team Anna's announcement of foraying into politics a face saving arrangement, a sign of a failed movement or was it always political, choosing ... Read more...

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Woman to head Brazilian oil giant


January 24th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 24 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian government has nominated Maria das Gra├žas Foster to succeed Jose Sergio Gabrielli as CEO of state-controlled oil giant Petrobras, the company said ... Read more...

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Centre returns Mayawati’s proposal to divide Uttar Pradesh


December 19th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The central government Monday returned the proposal for division of Uttar Pradesh into four states as passed by the state assembly last month and sought ... Read more...

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Kashmir officials to visit Delhi on AFSPA


November 20th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 20 (IANS) A team of four-five high ranking officials of the Jammu and Kashmir government, including the state police chief, will be visiting New Delhi by this ... Read more...

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NDA to back Left in parliament over price rise


November 20th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is likely to back a Left-sponsored adjournment motion over price rise, instead of pursuing its ... Read more...

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Splitting MCD a political move, says Delhi mayor


May 30th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) As the Delhi government Monday decided to split the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), city Mayor Rajni Abbi opposed the proposal and called it ... Read more...

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EU calls sanctions on Iranian officials over rights abuses


April 14th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union imposed a new round of sanctions against 32 Iranian officials, accusing them of human rights abuses, Press TV reported Wednesday.The measures, which include assets ... Read more...

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China demands ceasefire in Libya


March 31st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.31 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has called for an immediate ceasefire in Libya to "give peace a chance" in that region.The remarks were made during a meeting with French counterpart ... Read more...

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Iranian lawmakers slam UN human rights resolution


March 28th, 2011 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A number of Iranian lawmakers criticized the United Nations Human Rights Council for adopting an anti-Iran resolution, Press TV reported Sunday.The Islamic Republic had denounced the act as ... Read more...

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For male macaques, bonding is a political move


November 19th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Thought only humans make friends? Not really, as a new study has found that unrelated male macaques in the wild form close social partnerships with select males in ... Read more...

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New state will be Gorkha Adivasi Pradesh, says Gurung


May 31st, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, May 30 (IANS) In a bid to woo tribal support, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) supremo Bimal Gurung Sunday announced that the proposed Gorkhaland state, which his party wants to be ... Read more...

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Armenian Genocide Issue Rattles Peace Process


April 24th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Armenia declined to the proceedings of peace accords with neighboring nation Turkey on Thursday. The USA has been trying for some time to make peace among ... Read more...

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Meghalaya now has two chief ministers


January 31st, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Shillong, Jan 31 (IANS) Bizarre, but true. The northeastern state of Meghalaya now has two chief ministers - veteran Congress leader D.D. Lapang and the party's state unit ... Read more...

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Congress to oppose Gujarat compulsory voting bill


December 18th, 2009 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) The Congress Thursday announced it would oppose the two bills of the Gujarat government that seek to make voting mandatory in local self government elections and propose capital ... Read more...

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Nagaland assembly recognizes underground movement


November 30th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Nov 30 (IANS) The Nagaland assembly's decision to give legitimacy to the six-decade-long insurgency has been generally hailed by political observers in the state. "I think this is an astute political ... Read more...

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BJP demands statement from PM on Babri demolition


November 26th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday demanded a statement from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the central government's role on the day the Babri mosque was razed ... Read more...

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Congress forms Siliguri civic board with Left support, Trinamool fumes (Overall Lead)


October 1st, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) After a long-drawn political battle over the mayor's seat in Siliguri Municipal Corporation, the Congress Thursday formed the city civic board with support from West Bengal's ruling ... Read more...

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Cheney blasts Obama for probe against CIA


August 31st, 2009 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Former US vice president Dick Cheney and former presidential candidate John McCain Sunday took the Obama administration to task for ordering probe against the Central Investigation Agency ... Read more...

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Himachal government being vindictive: Virbhadra


August 25th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh Tuesday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh was registering false corruption cases against him and his wife ... Read more...

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Dhaka expert moots shorter Bangladesh-India link to Asian highway


August 8th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 8 (IANS) A road that saves a 400-km detour between Sylhet in Bangladesh and Imphal in India has been mooted as a link to the Asian Highway Network by ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Himachal assembly on Virbhadra graft issue (Lead)


August 6th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 6 (IANS) Congress legislators Thursday stalled the proceedings of the Himachal Pradesh assembly and staged a walkout over the government's clarification over the corruption cases filed against union Steel ... Read more...

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Across spectrum, demand for Mayawati government’s dismissal (Lead)


July 16th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh came under fire from all major political parties Thursday after the arrest of state Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi and ... Read more...

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Dismiss Mayawati government, demand BJP, SP leaders


July 16th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The arrest of Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi and the attack on her house by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) workers led to a demand ... Read more...

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Apex court extends Varun’s parole till May 14 (Lead)


May 1st, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Pilibhit candidate Varun Gandhi was Friday granted a two-week extension of his parole by the apex court to enable him to continue ... Read more...

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‘Breaking news’ is news to Hooda (Poll Prattle)


April 10th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Bhupinder Singh Hooda of Haryana is one of the most politically stable among chief ministers in Congress-ruled states. So there was some flurry over 'breaking news' ... Read more...

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PMK opts to join hands with Jayalalithaa’s AIADMK


March 26th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, March 26 (ANI): Ending days of political speculations about its crucial political move, Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) has finally decided to part ways from Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam and shake hands ... Read more...

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Afghan president Karzai calls for polls in April


March 1st, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar.1 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has called for elections to be held by April 21, a move in keeping with his country''s constitution. Karzai''s presidential term is due to ... Read more...

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Afghan President orders presidential poll in April


March 1st, 2009 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 1 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai ordered in a decree Saturday that the country's presidential poll, which had been slated for August, be held in April. The Afghan Election Commission will ... Read more...

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I would pattern my political career on Obama: Sanjay Dutt (Interview)


January 22nd, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) After promising Gandhigiri, actor-turned-politician Sanjay Dutt has found new inspiration in Barack Obama and he wants to model his political career after the new US president. "Like him, ... Read more...

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Historic blue diamond from India may fetch PS10m at Christies


November 3rd, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): A rare blue-grey diamond, which traces its history to India, and had been given to the girl in one of the most famous paintings in Western art, ... Read more...

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Rave reviews greet Obama’s Denver show


August 29th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) If spectacles could win elections, Barack Obama has made it. The Denver show where the first African American to lead a major party ticket accepted the historic Democratic ... Read more...

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