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Looking beyond the communal to diagnose Assam


September 4th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The problem in Assam, which resulted in frequent outbreaks of violence, was not one of illegal immigration alone; there were dangers in demonising a community ... Read more...

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SC to study order on petitioner against Rahul Gandhi (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court would go into the merit of an Allahabad High Court order imposing a cost of Rs.50 lakh and ordering a CBI ... Read more...

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CAG official splurged on air fare, says Goa RTI activist


August 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 6 (IANS) A right to information (RTI) activist here Monday complained to the Comptroller Auditor General (CAG), accusing a senior official of the premier auditing and financial propriety ... Read more...

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Experts to study dead liver donor’s medical report


July 6th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 5 (IANS) The medical report of a 40-year-old man, who died at a hospital here after donating a portion of his liver to a relative, has been sent ... Read more...

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BJP pits Pant against Uttarakhand CM


June 19th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, June 19 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday announced the candidature of its senior leader Prakash Pant against Uttarakahand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna in the Sitarganj assembly by-election.Senior leaders of ... Read more...

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Fair justice bedrock of good governance: Supreme Court


May 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that in a democratic polity, justice, both in its concept and in essence, being fair and unbiased is the bedrock ... Read more...

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Congress defends Chidambaram, slams BJP for sensationalism


May 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Defending Home Minister P. Chidambaram over allegations that he or his son had financially benefitted from a telecom deal in 2006, the Congress Thursday ... Read more...

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Where is PM, BJP asks in Lok Sabha


April 25th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday criticised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his "persistent absence" from the Lok Sabha when crucial issues were being ... Read more...

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Team Anna’s conduct will be monitored: Quraishi


December 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna's conduct will be monitored during the assembly elections in five states, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said Sunday, adding that its campaign against ... Read more...

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NDA MPs should also talk about assets in India: Congress


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Congress Monday said the proposed declaration by National Democratic Alliance (NDA) MPs to the presiding officers of parliament that they do not have illegal ... Read more...

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Political donations common practice: mining firm Sesa Goa


October 14th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Political parties requested Vedanta Resources-owned mining firm Sesa Goa for donations as part of "common practice", the multinational group said Friday as the spectre of the ... Read more...

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Let cabinet decide on journalists’ wage board: Apex court


October 11th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that when the union cabinet was seized of the matter relating to the recommendations of the Justice G.R. Majithia wage ... Read more...

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`Mere Brother Ki Dulhan’ gets top notice in US


September 14th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) The latest Bollywood release "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan", starring Imran Khan and Katrina Kaif, is getting stellar notices and reviews from Hollywood with top critics calling ... Read more...

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All Goa churches soon to follow dress code


July 15th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) After Goa's oldest church, other churches in the state could soon follow suit and impose a rigid dress code for tourists visiting their premises.Fr Francisco Caldeira, ... Read more...

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Now, PajamaJeans-the next level of lazy fashion!


March 6th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): There's something new this season that would make you dump all your regular pants. Pajamajeans-a sweatpant-jean hybrid whose infomercial has racked up more than 500,000 views on YouTube.According ... Read more...

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High Court quashes lower court’s bail order


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday quashed a lower court's order granting bail to an accused in September last year and pulled up the judge, since transferred, for ... Read more...

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Opposition unhappy with PM’s language on JPC (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Tuesday welcomed the announcement of a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) to probe the 2G scam but were rather ... Read more...

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Did PM mislead parliament on accounts abroad, asks BJP


January 15th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to clarify if he had mislead parliament after the Supreme Court "indicted" the government for ... Read more...

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No person should comment on 2G scam report, says CAG


January 12th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Without directly naming Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal over his recent remarks on the 2G spectrum issue, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) ... Read more...

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2G scam: Joshi terms Sibal’s remarks against CAG as ‘improper’


January 12th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi on Wednesday termed the recent remarks of Union Communications and Information ... Read more...

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Sibal under attack from Joshi over CAG remarks


January 12th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) IT and Communications Minister Kapil Sibal came under scathing attack from parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Wednesday for his remarks over the government auditor's report on ... Read more...

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2G scam: ‘Improper that CAG mad report public, says Congress


January 11th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Defending the recent claims of Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal in the 2G-spectrum scam, the Congress Party on Tuesday said it was improper for ... Read more...

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Congress flays Madhya Pradesh BJP leader for tax evasion


January 8th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 8 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh unit of the Congress Saturday tried to put the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the dock after one of its state leaders Ramesh Garg ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: CBI plea against Amit Shah bail in Supreme Court


December 14th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Tuesday take up the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) plea to cancel the bail of former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah in ... Read more...

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‘Media needs to turn searchlight more on itself’ (Lead, superseding previous story)


November 26th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Did well-known journalists whose conversations with a lobbyist in contact with former communications minister A. Raja commit a breach of journalistic propriety? Issues of propriety and ... Read more...

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‘Tape leaks to lobbyist show journalists crossing lakshman rekha’


November 26th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The apparent lowering of journalistic standards, that have come to light following disclosures of links between some well-known journalists and a telecom lobbyist, were described as "crossing ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: CBI asks SC to transfer case to Mumbai


November 25th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Nov.25 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today filed a report in the Supreme Court seeking permission to transfer the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case to Mumbai on the grounds that ... Read more...

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Raja ignored Prime Minister’s advice, says CAG


November 17th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): The Comptroller and Auditor General report has said that the then Telecom Minister A Raja had ignored the advice of the Prime Minister besides those of ministries ... Read more...

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CAG have to further enhance its capabilities, skills: PM Manmohan Singh


November 16th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.16 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the institution of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has to further enhance its capabilities and its skills ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: Amit Shah heads for Mumbai on Supreme Court’s orders


October 31st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Oct 31 (ANI): Former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah left for Mumbai on Sunday morning following a direction from the Supreme Court to be out of the State till November 15, ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: Amit Shah gets bail


October 29th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Oct 29 (ANI): The Gujarat High Court on Friday granted bail to former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.The court granted bail to him for ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: Gujarat HC to decide on Amit Shah’s fate


October 29th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Oct 29 (ANI): The Gujarat High Court is expected to deliver its verdict on a petition filed by former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah, challenging the rejection of his bail plea ... Read more...

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Modi’s Patel statue announcement leads to controversy


October 8th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the iron man of India, found himself at the centre of a raging controversy Thursday after Chief Minister Narendra Modi announced his dream project ... Read more...

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Games leave many bus owners, staff fuming


September 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Thousands of drivers, conductors and others rendered workless are fuming over a government fiat to keep hundreds of private buses off Delhi's roads until the end of ... Read more...

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Protests in Agra against Queen’s baton


September 19th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 19 (IANS) Agra Mayor Anjula Singh Mahaur and Lok Sabha member Ram Shankar Katheria have announced a boycott of the Queen's baton for the Commonwealth Games when it arrives ... Read more...

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