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Samajwadi Party not to fight in Rae Bareli in 2014


September 13th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Thursday said it would not put up any candidate for the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat in the 2014 general elections as ... Read more...

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Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Congress MP Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the party ... Read more...

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Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief


August 28th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) Veteran Congress member Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the ... Read more...

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Only three witnesses deposed against me: Sajjan Kumar


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Wednesday told a Delhi court, hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him, that of the 17 witnesses only three alleged ... Read more...

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Sangma to file election petition Tuesday (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma, who lost the presidential election to Pranab Mukherjee, will Tuesday file an election petition challenging Mukherjee's election ... Read more...

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Named in riots case after 16 years: Sajjan Kumar


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Tuesday told a Delhi court, hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him, that no witness had deposed against him till ... Read more...

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Rivals implicated me in 1984 riots case: Sajjan Kumar


August 14th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Monday blamed his political opponents for implicating in a case related to 1984 anti-Sikh riots. He was advancing his final argument ... Read more...

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‘Freedom’ cast to attend workshops to hone skills (With images)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Director Vivek Agnihotri is taking no chances with his debut production "Freedom". He is planning to conduct workshops here for the cast of the political ... Read more...

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Apology, hate mails after ‘killer’ spoof on 101-year-old marathoner Fauja Singh


August 5th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) A recently-surfaced TV spoof on 101-year-old Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh in which he is mocked at and eventually killed after being run over by a ... Read more...

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Court allows Sajjan Kumar’s plea in 1984 riots case (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday allowed Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea to use the statements of a victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots to defend ... Read more...

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Court allows Sajjan Kumar’s plea in 1984 riots case


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday allowed Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea to use the statements of a victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots to defend ... Read more...

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Sonia announces several schemes for Rae Bareli


July 27th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) On her first day of her two-day trip to her constituency Rae Bareli, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Thursday sought forgiveness from the people for not ... Read more...

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PM condoles Dhar’s death


July 20th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday condoled the death of economist P.N. Dhar, calling him "a public servant of the highest pedigree who embodied the ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi confidante P.N. Dhar dead


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Well-known economist and principal secretary to prime minister Indira Gandhi in the 1970s, Prithvi Nath Dhar died here Thursday.Dhar, 94, died of old-age related ... Read more...

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Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore dead (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore, popularly known as "Paaniwali Bai", died of old age problems Tuesday in a hospital in Maharashtra's Thane district, family sources said. ... Read more...

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Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore dead


July 17th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore, popularly known as "Paaniwali Bai", died of old age problems Tuesday in a hospital in Maharashtra's Thane district, family sources said. ... Read more...

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Pranab writes to Mamata for support


July 15th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Reminding West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of the common goal of serving India, UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee has written a letter ... Read more...

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SC suspends Sajjan Kumar’s trial in 1984 riots case (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday suspended the trial of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that took place in ... Read more...

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Supreme Court suspends Sajjan Kumar trial in ‘84 riots case


July 11th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday suspended the trial of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that took ... Read more...

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Akali Dal, SGPC oppose Tytler in Olympics delegation


July 9th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Monday opposed the decision of the UPA government to depute controversial Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, whose name had figured in ... Read more...

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1984 riots: No stay on Sajjan Kumar’s trial


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to stay the proceedings in a trial court against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in an 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.Sajjan ... Read more...

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Many opposed Punjab accord: Arjun Singh


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) While right-thinking sections of the political leadership welcomed the 1985 Punjab accord, some forces were able to sabotage its key elements and render it ... Read more...

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NDA to wait and watch: Advani (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is closely watching the developments on the presidential elections and will wait for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to ... Read more...

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Advani compares 2012 presidential poll to 1969


June 15th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As the opposition slammed the government for mishandling the 2012 presidential poll, Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Friday drew a parallel with what ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Court seeks CBI reply on Sajjan Kumar’s plea


June 13th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the CBI's response on Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea against a trial court order dismissing his claim that the ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Court rejects Sajjan Kumar’s plea (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Saturday dismissed his plea that the CBI was not relying on ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Sajjan Kumar’s plea dismissed


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Saturday dismissed his plea that the CBI was not relying on ... Read more...

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‘India declined to sell nuclear technology to Iran, Iraq and Libya’


May 30th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India declined to sell nuclear technology to Iran, Iraq and Libya in the 1980s in spite of being offered "huge" sums of money, said a ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Sajjan’s plea


May 26th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday reserved its order on a plea of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a case against him saying that the probe agency ... Read more...

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Sajjan claims right to confront witness with proof


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Wednesday told a Delhi court hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him that he has a right to confront ... Read more...

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Baba Jai Gurudev to be cremated


May 21st, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Mathura, May 21 (IANS) Spritual guru Jai Gurudev, who passed away three days ago, will be cremated Monday evening, said a spokesperson from his ashram. He was 116 years old.The ... Read more...

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Sikh clergy lays foundation stone of Operation Bluestar memorial


May 20th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 20 (IANS) To remember those killed in the Indian Army's Operation Bluestar inside the Golden Temple complex in 1984, the Sikh clergy Sunday laid the foundation stone for ... Read more...

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Sajjan Kumar accuses CBI of playing fraud


May 19th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Saturday told a Delhi court, where he is facing trial in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, that the Central ... Read more...

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Baba Jai Gurudev, 116, passes away (Second Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, May 19 (IANS) Spiritual guru Baba Jai Gurudev, who had millions of followers, passed away here late Friday after prolonged illness, a spokesman for his ashram said. He was ... Read more...

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Court seeks CBI’s reply on Sajjan Kumar’s plea


May 15th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file its reply on Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea asking if witnesses can ... Read more...

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