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India forgetting 1999 Kargil victory against Pakistan: Gen. V.P Malik (Interview)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Thirteen years ago, the Indian Army found itself drawn into a messy low-intensity conflict with Pakistan in the icy heights of Kargil in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Mamata draws flak for observing Basu’s birthday in advance


July 6th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee government Friday stirred a controversy by celebrating the birth anniversary of former chief minister Jyoti Basu at the state assembly two days ... Read more...

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Elusive CPI-M leader turns up for questioning


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Idukki (Kerala), July 4 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist former district secretary M.M. Mani, who on two occasions failed to appear before a police probe team, Wednesday turned up and ... Read more...

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Police question elusive CPI-M leader (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) CPI-M leader M.M Mani was Wednesday questioned for around five hours in Idukki in Kerala for claiming that his party had killed four political rivals.Mani, who ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader evades Kerala Police questioning


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Idukki (Kerala), July 2 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist former district secretary M.M. Mani failed to appear before police here for questioning, and the police team probing him made it ... Read more...

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Campaigning ends for Andhra by-elections


June 10th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) A bitter campaign came to an end Sunday in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly constituencies for Tuesday's by-poll, which are ... Read more...

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CPI-M on back foot as Kerala assembly session starts Monday (Letter from Kerala)


June 10th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 (IANS) Following the murder of a former CPI-M leader and the widening rift within its ranks, the party, after a long time, would be seen on the ... Read more...

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Obama denies allegations over White House leaks


June 9th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has strongly denied the charges by political rivals that the White House purposely leaked classified information for political gains in the ... Read more...

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Overdose of Balakrishna in ‘Adhinayakudu’, skip it (Telugu Movie Review)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Adhinayakudu"; Cast: Balakrishna, Lakshmi Rai, Saloni, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Pradeep Singh Rawat, Brahmanandam, Murali Sharma and others; Director: Parachooru Murali; Producer: M.L. Padma Kumar Choudhary; Composer: Kalyani Malik; Rating: *"Adhinayakudu" ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples Andhra Pradesh


May 31st, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Road transport services in Andhra Pradesh came to a halt as the opposition-sponsored daylong shutdown to protest the steep hike in petrol prices evoked wide ... Read more...

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Will ask poll panel to cancel CPI-M’s registration: UDF


May 28th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 28 (IANS) Kerala's ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) Monday said it will approach the election commission to demand cancellation of the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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Jagan’s meteoric rise in wealth and popularity (Profile)


May 27th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a disproportionate assets case Sunday, has seen many controversies but has ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa pilloried for publicity blitzkreig


May 16th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was Wednesday pilloried by her political rivals after she carpet-bombed Delhi and Chennai with four full-page advertisements in ... Read more...

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Nitish demands immediate withdrawal of NCTC


May 5th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Demanding an immediate withdrawal of the order for creation of the NCTC, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday said the notification suffered from several legal ... Read more...

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Lalu’s RJD backs Nitish on Bihar Day in Mumbai


April 13th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 13 (IANS) They may be bitter political rivals, but Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has thrown its weight behind Chief Minister Nitish Kumar when it comes ... Read more...

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Fiji’s rival parties to unite for 2014 elections


March 27th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Suva, March 27 (IANS) Ahead of the 2014 elections, leaders of Fiji's two rival political parties -- Soqosoqo Duavata ni Lewe (SDL) ni Vanua Party and the Fiji Labour Party ... Read more...

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On day of love, warring leaders in battleground UP


February 14th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 14 (IANS) They may not see eye to eye and don't tire of condemning each other. But what a coincidence that sworn political rivals converged in Uttar ... Read more...

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Mayawati hits out at Congress for Khurshid’s remarks


February 11th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 11 (IANS) Hitting out at the Congress, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday slammed its leadership for shedding "crocodile ... Read more...

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Should I join politics, Priyanka asks rival parties


February 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 5 (IANS) Combining wit with sarcasm, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Sunday dared her party's political rivals in Uttar Pradesh to state if she should join ... Read more...

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Newt Gingrich’s moon base receives mixed response


January 27th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New Gingrich’s proposed space program has been received with mixed reactions. The GOP presidential hopeful has promised that under his administration, the United States will return to ... Read more...

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Farook remembered as leader who groomed others


January 27th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook maintained cordial relations with his opponents and groomed many political leaders, Congress leaders in his home state of Puducherry said Friday, a ... Read more...

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BSP fields more upper castes, Muslims in Uttar Pradesh


January 15th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday released the names of all 403 candidates for the February 8-March 4 assembly ... Read more...

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‘Bodyguard’ perfect family entertainer (Telugu Movie Review)


January 15th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bodyguard"; Cast: Venkatesh, Thrisha, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Prakash Raj, Saloni, Subbaraju and Ali; Writer-Director: Gopichand Mallineni; Producer: Bellamkonda Suresh; Camera: Sam K. Naidu; Rating: ***After being successfully made in Malayalam, ... Read more...

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Iraq’s speaker criticises human rights violation


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 3 (IANS) Iraqi Parliament Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi Monday criticised the massive human rights violations in the country."The human rights in Iraq have suffered massive violations by using violence ... Read more...

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Dump this Lokpal bill, says Team Anna


December 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Team Anna Tuesday urged parliament to dump the government Lokpal bill, saying it will only fuel more corruption instead of combating it."We are appealing to ... Read more...

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It is Mayawati vs all others in Uttar Pradesh


December 25th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 25 (IANS) The race for the next assembly in Uttar Pradesh may be largely four cornered. But, it is increasingly evident that the electoral battle slated for ... Read more...

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Iraqi factions sign peace pact proposed by radical Shiite cleric


December 25th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 24 (IANS) Iraqi political blocs and social dignitaries Saturday gathered in Baghdad to sign an initiative proposed by radical Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr calling for peaceful coexistence among ... Read more...

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Court ticks off MLA for misusing law


December 24th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A Delhi court allowed bail to an accused after observing that the complainant, Jai Kishan, MLA of Sultanpuri, is a habitual offender and involved in ... Read more...

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Mayawati woos Brahmin community


November 13th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday sought to convey to the Brahmin community that her party "alone was the ... Read more...

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Kashmir civilian death: National Conference activist records statement


November 1st, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 1 (IANS) A ruling National Conference (NC) activist who levelled bribery allegations against party worker Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf, whose mysterious death Sep 30 kicked up a political storm, ... Read more...

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Hisar turnout over 70 percent, all by-polls peaceful (Roundup)


October 13th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Over 70 percent ballots were believed cast in the Hisar Lok Sabha by-poll, where Team Anna had campaigned against the Congress candidate, while turnouts ... Read more...

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Chidambaram must focus on terrorism, not opponents: BJP


September 7th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) After a blast outside the Delhi High Court, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked Home Minister P. Chidambaram to concentrate on tackling terrorism and ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad gives compensation to victims of police firing


September 5th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 5 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Monday met victims of police firing in Bihar's Araria district in which four people were killed and nine injured nearly ... Read more...

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Under attack, Chandrababu declares assets


September 2nd, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Under attack from foes and allies, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Friday declared his and his ... Read more...

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Sajjan Kumar to give evidence to defend self in riots case


July 19th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Sajjan Kumar, former Congress MP and prime accused in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, Tuesday told a Delhi court that he wants to present evidence ... Read more...

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