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Buddhadeb slams Mamata for inviting Obama


September 1st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Lashing out at the US for instigating India against communist China, CPI-M politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday took pot shots at West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb hits out at Trinamool over Infosys imbroglio


August 5th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) Questioning Trinamool Congress-led government over the bottlenecks that have forced IT major Infosys to rethink its West Bengal project, CPI-M leader and former chief minister Buddhadeb ... Read more...

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Upgrade Mayawati’s security, BSP tells Akhilesh


July 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) After targetting him and his government for its failure to protect the statues of Dalit icons and party chief Mayawati, a delegation of BSP leaders ... Read more...

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UP officials not taking Akhilesh seriously: BSP


July 30th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The opposition BSP Monday took pot shots at Akhilesh Yadav following attacks on statues of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar and their leader Mayawati, describing the ... Read more...

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West Bengal should withdraw power tariff hike: Congress


July 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) West Bengal Congress Tuesday demanded a roll back of the "steep hike" in electricity tariffs in the state and threatened to launch an agitation."The powers ... Read more...

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Light at the end Of the tunnel for matured Balotelli


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Down on his haunches on the turf of Kiev's Olympic stadium, Mario Balotelli battled in vain to hold back the tears.The Italy striker, so ... Read more...

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Hazare targets PM over coal blocks auction issue


June 5th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Taking pot shots at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh yet again, social activist Anna Hazare criticised him over the auction of coal blocks during the period ... Read more...

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Will gift PM a set of saffron clothes: Uma


May 30th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, May 30 (IANS) Taking pot shots at the prime minister, firebrand BJP leader Uma Bharati Wednesday said if Manmohan Singh quits public life over allegations of corruptions she ... Read more...

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Mamata government rates itself, gives top marks: CPI


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) Taking pot shots at West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, veteran Communist Party of India (CPI) leader A.B. Bardhan Tuesday said it has on its own ... Read more...

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Tendulkar’s nomination Congress’ dirtiest trick: Thackeray


April 29th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Reiterating that cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's nomination to Rajya Sabha was the Congress' "dirtiest play", Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray Sunday said the party has an ... Read more...

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Chandy off to Delhi to discuss fifth berth controversy


April 15th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and state Congress chief Ramesh Chennithala left for Delhi Sunday to take up with the party high command the gifting of ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha polls anytime after a year: Mulayam (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could be held ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha polls can happen any time after an year: Mulayam


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could be held ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi takes pot shots at Manmohan, Kalmadi


March 19th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Pune, March 18 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Sunday took pot shots at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, joking that he had received an Oscar for acting."I received an ... Read more...

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FIH gives a month to HI and IHF to work out merger formula


February 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has given the two warring factions, Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) a month's time to sort ... Read more...

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Ahead of Gadkari visit, Karnataka BJP infighting intensifies


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) Factional fighting in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party intensified Wednesday ahead of party president Nitin Gadkari's arrival Thursday for a pep talk to partymen over ... Read more...

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Gandhis resorting to theatrics: Sushma


February 17th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Friday accused the Gandhi family of indulging in theatrics and 'filmi masala' to gain public support in the ... Read more...

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Elections will see communal parties losing relevance: Chavan


February 16th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) A few hours before the voting begins in polls for Mumbai and nine other civic bodies, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday said that the ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray roars at massive election rally


February 12th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Feb 12 (IANS) Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, who is 86, addressed a massive rally for the Feb 16 civic polls in Mumbai's adjoining Thane city, where he ... Read more...

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Rahul gives oust Mayawati call, she hits back (Second Lead)


November 25th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday called for the ouster of Chief Minister Mayawati and for bringing back the Congress party in Uttar Pradesh, as ... Read more...

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Karnataka caught in ugly spectacle over Lokayukta


November 14th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) As the government and civil society groups wrangle over the proposed anti-corruption panel Lokpal, Karnataka, the first Indian state to set up a Lokayukta (ombudsman), ... Read more...

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Mamata to crack whip on ‘free-for-all’ shutdowns


August 12th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) Voicing her ire over a shutdown called in parts of north Bengal and terming it as "hooliganism", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Friday ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP for not backing fasting ascetic who died (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The death of a 34-year-old ascetic, Swami Nigamananda, after fasting for over two and a half months to save the Ganga from pollution, came ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP for not backing fasting ascetic who died (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The death of a 34-year-old ascetic, Swami Nigamananda, after fasting for over two and a half months to save the Ganga from pollution became ... Read more...

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Ramdev ends fast, vows to fight corruption (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, June 12 (IANS) Nine days after his hunger strike against corruption triggered a political war, yoga guru Baba Ramdev broke his fast here Sunday following appeals from spiritual ... Read more...

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Focus to be on rural development: Yeddyurappa


May 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, whose Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government completed three years in office Monday, vowed to focus on rural development during the ... Read more...

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What happened to small ministry promise, CPI-M asks Mamata


May 22nd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday took pot shots at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for failing to "keep her word" of forming ... Read more...

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Bengal minister lampoons Mamata’s ’secret formula’


April 6th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Lacing wit with sarcasm, a West Bengal minister Tuesday attacked Mamata Banerjee for her knack of blaming the state's Left Front government at every opportunity, ... Read more...

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Rumsfeld unapologetic about US going to war against Iraq


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.3 (ANI): Sounding characteristically tough and defiant in his 800-page autobiography "Known and Unknown," former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld remains largely unapologetic about his overall handling of the Iraq ... Read more...

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Boxing Battle Of The Bad Girls: Lindsay Lohan Vs. Paris Hilton


January 26th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
You may soon be witnessing a boxing battle between two of the baddest (pardon the grammar) girls of the tinsel town in the form of Lindsay Lohan and the hotel ... Read more...

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BlackBerry tablet will be a winner: Market analysts


January 11th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 11 (IANS) With its monopoly in the business handset market under onslaught from Google's Android devices and Apple's iPhone, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) is now shifted ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin takes pot-shots at Michelle Obama with s’mores


December 21st, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Palin took some jabs at the First Lady during last night’s edition of her show, Sarah Palin’s Alaska.The former Alaskan governor mocked the Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity ... Read more...

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Pot shots taken at “Hot Spot” for failing test of infallibility


November 27th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 27(ANI): Cricket's electronic eye, "Hot Spot", has had its first major Ashes glitch when debate raged over whether Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke had edged a ball on the opening day ... Read more...

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Rakta Charitra II & Guzaarish: Clash Of The Exes And Life


October 27th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rakta Charitra had run into major controversies and had been touted as the most violent and brutal film in the history of Hindi films, but still ... Read more...

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‘Peepli Live’ is India’s entry at Oscars


September 24th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Aamir Khan's production "Peepli Live" is to be India's official entry at the Oscars, an official at the Bollywood star's office said Friday. "Peepli Live" is former journalist ... Read more...

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