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Karnataka cabinet vacancies continue, MLAs restless (Karnataka Newsletter)


May 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) The Karnataka assembly elections are less than a year away and an increasing number of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators are getting restive, not ... Read more...

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Mayawati now asks PM for quota for Jats


September 20th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) In her third letter in as many days to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday has demanded reservation for the Jat ... Read more...

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Sonia meets PM over cabinet reshuffle (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Monday to discuss the cabinet reshuffle expected this week, official sources said.Gandhi's meeting with ... Read more...

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TRS to intensify Telangana movement with road, rail blockades


May 12th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 12 (IANS) After lying low for nearly two months, Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Thursday decided to intensify the movement for separate statehood to Telangana region of Andhra ... Read more...

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Editors Guild disappointed over media accreditation for Commonwealth


July 12th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): The Editors Guild of India has noted with dismay the manner in which media accreditation is being done for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.Four print media representatives ... Read more...

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Dalits ignored, corruption on rise under Yeddyurappa: BJP MP


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP, Ramesh Jigajinagi, Tuesday alleged that Dalits were being neglected and corruption was on the rise under the party's first Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Court gives nod to Delhi low cost housing project


May 7th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday gave a green signal to the Delhi government to go ahead with the project under the Rajiv Ratna Awas Yojna housing ... Read more...

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Women village leaders want quota within quota


March 19th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Around 60 women village leaders Friday hailed the passing of the women's reservation bill in the Rajya Sabha but demanded a quota for Dalits and other backward ... Read more...

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Centre may amend act for Tripura High Court: chief minister


December 14th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 14 (IANS) The central government may amend the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971, to set up a separate high court in Tripura, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here Monday. All the ... Read more...

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Now, Lalu opposes Women’s Reservation Bill in its present form


June 9th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday opposed the present structure of Women's Reservation Bill, saying it is aimed at preventing the political progress of backward sections ... Read more...

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Andhra chief minister to expand cabinet on May 25


May 21st, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Thursday said he would expand his cabinet May 25 but ruled out appointing a deputy chief minister. YSR, who took oath as ... Read more...

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Stay away from SP, BSP: Uttar Pradesh Congress chief


May 17th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi Sunday appealed to the party's central leadership to stay away from the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ... Read more...

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Muslim forum wants representation in Parliament


March 29th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/Coimbatore, Mar 29 (ANI): A Muslim forum has demanded representation in Parliament proportional to their community's population.The All India Ulema Association called upon the Congress party to nominate atleast 12 per ... Read more...

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TRS women activists protest raw deal


March 28th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) Angry at the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) for not fielding a single woman candidate for next month's state assembly elections, the party's women activists Saturday staged protests here ... Read more...

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Age test ordered for boy languishing in jail


December 20th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 20 (IANS) The Orissa High Court has ordered an ossification test on a boy to determine whether he was a minor when he was arrested 18 months ago on the ... Read more...

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Sikhs in Pak facing social problems due to lack of representation


May 3rd, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, May 3 (ANI): Sikhs in Pakistan face social and political problems because they lack proper representation in the country, said Dr Swaran Singh, the candidate for president of the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Content code regulation for news channels likely soon


March 27th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The content code regulation for putting restrictions on the content of various news channels will be put into effect soon, says an information and broadcasting ministry official. "We ... Read more...

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