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Advani slams PMO’s attempts to silence foreign scribe (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday attacked the Prime Minister's Office for what he called attempts to "crush" a foreign correspondent for ... Read more...

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Olympic gatecrasher now hogs limelight in virtual world (Olympic diary)


August 4th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Her 15 minutes of fame may be over after she gatecrshed into the Indian Olympic contingent's march-past at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, ... Read more...

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Rahul ready for bigger role, to be No 2 in party (Night Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi Thursday said he was ready for a "more proactive role in the party and the government", triggering intense speculation. The Congress announced ... Read more...

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Sonia tells Assam militants to join peace initiative


May 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) Highlighting the Congress government's peace and development agenda in Assam, United Progressive Alliance chairperson and party president Sonia Gandhi Saturday appealed to militant outfits to ... Read more...

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Aamir, Prasoon Joshi making 50 shorts on malnutrition


May 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan and lyricist Prasoon Joshi are quite a team by now. They are working on their pet project on social awareness - ... Read more...

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Tripura trooper guns down five of family


April 28th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) A Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper Friday gunned down five of his family members, including his wife and two other women, following a family dispute, police ... Read more...

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Telenor in talks with domestic firms to continue India service


April 20th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Norwegian Telenor Group, which holds 67.25 percent stake in Uninor, Friday said it is in discussion with four to five domestic institutions to find ... Read more...

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Manmohan-Zardari meet a good beginning: Mufti


April 8th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 8 (IANS) Terming the meeting between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari "a good beginning", patron of Jammu and Kashmir's People's Democratic ... Read more...

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Cross-LoC trade needs financial mechanisms: Omar


April 4th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said that cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade was not yielding any financial benefits to the state ... Read more...

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Lucknow girl stumps PMO with ‘Father of the Nation’ poser


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) It is not everyday that a 10-year-old catches the office of the prime minister of India off-guard and without answers. But then, Aishwarya Parashar, a Class ... Read more...

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President accepts Trivedi’s resignation (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Mukul Roy will be sworn-in Tuesday as cabinet minister to replace his party colleague Dinesh Trivedi who has resigned as railway minister, official sources ... Read more...

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Modi must spend rest of his life in jail: Owaisi


March 5th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president and MP Asaduddin Owaisi Sunday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi must spend rest of his life in jail for committing ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protest leader sends legal notice to PM


February 28th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) After taking on the Indian nuclear establishment, People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) coordinator S.P. Udayakumar pitted himself against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, sending him ... Read more...

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PM’s look-alike draws attention in Bangalore


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) Bearing a startling resemblance to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in looks, style and mannerisms, 65-year-old Gurmeet Singh Sethi became the centre of attention Thursday at ... Read more...

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Manmohan a man of peace: Gilani (With Images)


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday praised his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh as a "sincere" person who desired peace between the two countries.Gilani was ... Read more...

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Congress takes a dig at BJP on Gadkari’s Modi remarks


January 24th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Congress Monday took a dig at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its party chief Nitin Gadkari's remarks that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi ... Read more...

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IIC, intellectual and culture hub, celebrates 50 years


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The India International Centre (IIC), a multi-dimensional hub of intellectual and cultural discourse nestled in a leafy environment, Saturday became 50 year old, winning ... Read more...

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Opposition mounts to Amitabh’s plea on anti-Sikh riots


December 16th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 16 (IANS) A move by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan to get a clean chit from the Sikh clergy after his name was dragged into the 1984 anti-Sikh ... Read more...

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India announces PM’s visit to Russia Dec 15-17


December 8th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India Thursday formally announced that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will go on a three-day visit to Moscow Dec 15-17 for a summit meeting with ... Read more...

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Fun-filled Children’s Day for Mumbai kids


November 14th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Children's Day in Mumbai was an eventful affair Monday as various schools, organisations, corporate houses and state bodies ensured that children have nothing but fun on ... Read more...

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Sardar Patel would have liberated Pakistani Kashmir: Chouhan


November 1st, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 31 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Monday said that had the Kashmir issue been in the hands of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the portion of Kashmir ... Read more...

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Advani on ‘weak’ PM: Just calling a spade a spade


October 21st, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) "If calling a spade, a spade, is improper, I plead guilty", senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Friday, justifying his oft-repeated comments ... Read more...

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Manmohan is intelligent man, quiet worker: Bal Thackeray


October 18th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was intelligent but "very mild", Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said Tuesday while giving kudos to the late Indira Gandhi as ... Read more...

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Mayawati inaugurates ‘dream project’, says Congress ignored Dalit icons (Roundup)


October 14th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Oct 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday brushed aside all criticism of wastage of public money on her "dream project" - a Rs.684 crore park dedicated ... Read more...

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PM’s address at National Integration Council meet


September 10th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's address at the 15th National Integration Council meeting here Saturday:"I am very happy to welcome ... Read more...

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Respect the law: Congress on Rajiv killers


August 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Congress wants the law of the land to be honoured, state party chief K.V. Thangkabalu said Tuesday, after the Madras High Court ... Read more...

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Assembly resolution on Rajiv killers not binding: Khurshid


August 30th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The resolution passed by the Tamil Nadu assembly asking President Pratibha Patil to review the mercy petitions of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi killers move court for stay of hanging


August 29th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) The three convicts facing the gallows for their involvement in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi Monday moved the Madras High Court ... Read more...

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Can’t commute death sentences of Rajiv killers: Jayalalithaa


August 29th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said Monday that she did not have the power to commute the death sentences of the three convicted in ... Read more...

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Woman torches herself to save Rajiv killers


August 28th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) The campaign to seek commutation of the death sentences of three convicts in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination turned tragic Sunday with a woman ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu Congress chief wants Rajiv killers hanged


August 27th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Congress Chief K.V. Thangkabalu Saturday said the law should take its course in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case and the three ... Read more...

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India plans more integrated checkposts along Bangladesh border


August 27th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangaon, Aug 27 (IANS) India plans to build 13 more integrated border checkposts of the kind whose foundation stone Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram laid Saturday at Petrapole in ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: three to hang Sep 9 (Lead)


August 26th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) The three men facing death penalty for the 1991 assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi will be hanged Sep 9 in Tamil Nadu's Vellore ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi killer’s mother demands fresh trial


August 13th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after the president rejected the mercy petitions of three men on death row for former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, the mother of ... Read more...

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President rejects mercy petition of Rajiv killers (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has rejected the mercy petition of three men sentenced to death for involvement in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, an ... Read more...

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