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Andhra minister resigns after CBI names him in charge sheet


August 15th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) A senior cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh resigned Tuesday night, a day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) named him in its fourth charge sheet ... Read more...

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Team Anna adopting undemocratic means, says Jitin Prasada


August 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Surface Transport Jitin Prasada Wednesday came down heavily on Team Anna for resorting to "undemocratic means" to press its demand ... Read more...

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Global conference of sex workers starts in Kolkata


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Aiming to provide a pathway for ensuring basic freedoms for sex workers, a week-long festival started Sunday in Kolkata with 500 participants from 41 countries.The Sex ... Read more...

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Congress leader for legal aid to jailed former minister


July 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Congress chief Botsa Satyanarayana Sunday asked the government to extend legal aid to jailed former minister Mopidevi Venkatramna in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

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Ex-judge, suspended judge’s son arrested in cash-for-bail case


June 16th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Andhra Pradesh Saturday arrested suspended CBI judge T. Pattabhirama Rao's son Ravichandra and retired district judge T.V. Chalapati Rao in the ... Read more...

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Notices to three Andhra legislators in liquor pay-off scam


June 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Andhra Pradesh Saturday issued notices to three legislators in liquor pay-off case.Ruling Congress party lawmaker M. Kavitha and main opposition Telugu ... Read more...

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Andhra’s cash-for-bail scam sent to anti-graft bureau


June 9th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) The cash-for-bail scam involving a judge and a retired judge in Andhra Pradesh was Friday transferred to the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on the direction of the ... Read more...

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CBI summons another Andhra minister in Jagan case


June 5th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) Ten days after the arrest of a cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh in YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's illegal assets case, the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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CBI questions Andhra minister in Jagan assets case


May 18th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday questioned Andhra Pradesh Home Minister P. Sabita Indra Reddy in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's alleged illegal ... Read more...

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CBI questions Andhra minister in Jagan case


April 14th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday questioned a cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh for eight hours in a case involving alleged illegal assets of YSR ... Read more...

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Congress to release UP manifesto at 10 centres


January 30th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Congress Party will release its manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls at state capital Lucknow and nine other major towns simultaneously Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP for admitting Kushwaha (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A day after the BJP admitted tainted former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha into the party, the Congress Wednesday sharpened its attack on ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP for admitting Kushwaha


January 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) admitted former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha into the party, the Congress Wednesday said the ... Read more...

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Court stays arrest of Uttar Pradesh Congress leaders


November 24th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) Four Congress leaders, including two union junior ministers, got a breather after the Allahabad High Court Thursday stayed their arrest in a case of allegedly ... Read more...

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Agitation if cases against Congress leaders not withdrawn: Jaiswal


November 18th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday said Congress party activists would launch a massive agitation in Uttar Pradesh if complaints lodged against four of the ... Read more...

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Attacks on Uttar Pradesh protesters wrong: BJP


November 14th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday condemned the beating up of a protester by Congress leaders at party leader Rahul Gandhi's Uttar Pradesh rally.After ... Read more...

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Congress ministers rough up Samajwadi Party men at Rahul rally


November 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Two union ministers and two legislators of the Congress roughed up a handful of Samajwadi Party activists who broke through the security cordon to show ... Read more...

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Sheikh Hasina visits Tin Bigha corridor


October 19th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tin Bigha (West Bengal), Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday visited this corridor linking two Bangladeshi enclaves, Dahagram and Angorpota, and hoped the pending Teesta water ... Read more...

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State buses remain off roads in Telangana


September 20th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Public road transport services remained paralyzed in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region for the second consecutive day Tuesday as the employees of the state-owned Road Transport ... Read more...

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Young Congress MPs nuance Congress stance on Hazare fast


August 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) From muted criticism of the party's initial attack on Anna Hazare to open support for a debate on the Jan Lokpal bill - young ... Read more...

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Young Congress MPs protest BJP’s delay on Lokpal debate


August 26th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Young MPs from the Congress Friday protested inside the parliament complex against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for "delaying" the debate on the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Egyptian foreign minister to visit India for three days


May 27th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) In the first high-level visit from Egypt after the revolution, Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Elaraby begins a three-day visit Saturday, during which he will hold ... Read more...

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Congress to monitor central schemes in Uttar Pradesh


March 13th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 13 (IANS) The Congress party Sunday formed a high-level committee to monitor the implementation of central government funded welfare schemes in Uttar Pradesh.State Congress president Rita Bahuguna ... Read more...

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Some gainers in Congress, a few lose spotlight in shuffle


January 20th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The cabinet reshuffle Wednesday saw some Congress leaders gaining ministries perceived as important while a few others got portfolios that are less in the limelight. Virbhadra ... Read more...

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‘Every Pravasi Bharatiya is an Indian ambassador of goodwill’


January 8th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8(ANI): The Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Jatin Prasada, reckons that every 'Pravasi Bharatiya' is an Indian ambassador of goodwill in whichever country he is. ... Read more...

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Movie Preview: Graduate


January 6th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: GraduateDirectior: Prasad RayalaCast: Akshai, Rithika, LaguKoshikMusic: SandeepDirector Prasada Rayala is coming with a youth based film titled Graduate, which will introduce Akshay as the lead hero. He is a new ... Read more...

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Indian science focusses on innovation, accessibility


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) India should develop technologies that are both innovative and affordable, harness the young talent pool, encourage participation in research and increase industry-academia interaction -- these were the unanimous ... Read more...

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Sulking Andhra ministers fall in line, assumes office


December 8th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 8 (IANS) After a stern warning from the Congress's central leadership, Vatti Vasanth Kumar, who in a huff resigned from the cabinet Dec 1 a few hours after ... Read more...

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Miffed Andhra ministers still waiting for key portfolios


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) The impasse in the Andhra Pradesh cabinet continued Friday with some ministers who were unhappy with their portfolios refusing to take charge and waiting for Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Crisis in Andhra as minister quits, 10 others unhappy (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government plunged into crisis Thursday, a day after the new cabinet was sworn in, with a minister resigning over the portfolio given to him ... Read more...

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Crisis in Andhra as minister quits, 10 others unhappy


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh plunged into crisis Thursday, less than 24 hours after the new cabinet was sworn in, with a minister resigning over the ... Read more...

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Kiran Kumar not to have deputy chief minister (Night Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Wednesday night allocated portfolios to 39 ministers who were inducted into the cabinet earlier in the day but surprisingly ... Read more...

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Four states cut tax on petro products


November 18th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Only four states have reduced the rate of tax on petroleum, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Jitin Prasada said Thursday.This is despite the petroleum ... Read more...

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India keen to invest more in Sudan’s oil sector


October 30th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India Saturday expressed keenness to invest in the oil sector of the north african state of Sudan and the latter offered to increase the supply of its ... Read more...

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Canvases with poetry draw applause for young artist


October 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Art with poetry on the canvas and installations that included sofas, chairs and even a ladder! Budding artist Trishla Jain certainly left many impressed with her solo ... Read more...

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