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Sonia rallies in Himachal in September


August 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address public rallies in Himachal Pradesh next month in the run-up to the assembly polls, a party leader said Wednesday."Sonia ... Read more...

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`Kayani’s speech a welcome change from persecution complex’


August 15th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's Independence Day eve speech is a welcome change from "the persecution complex and denial of responsibility that so often ... Read more...

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Shanta, Dhumal agree to hold joint rallies in Himachal


July 1st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Two warring factions - of Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and former union minister Shanta Kumar - of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal ... Read more...

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No discrimination aggainst Himachal: Anand Sharma


June 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), June 30 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh is indulging in false and misleading propaganda that the central government is discriminating against the state, union ... Read more...

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Police crack down on Michael Jackson fans in Russia


June 27th, 2012 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia's St. Petersburg city tried to prevent a group of Michael Jackson fans from commemorating the third death anniversary of the "King ... Read more...

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Gay rights activists detained in Moscow


May 28th, 2012 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Several Russian gay rights activists were detained during an unauthorized picket in Moscow, police said.The picket led by Nikolai Alexeyev was devoted to the anniversary ... Read more...

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Ramdev remark angers MPs (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) As Ramdev stoked a controversy calling MPs "dacoits and murderers", RJD chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday termed these as the utterings of a frustrated man while ... Read more...

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SP MP wants action for remarks against MPs


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Shailendra Kumar Wednesday demanded action against those making derogatory remarks against MPs saying these were lowering dignity of parliament.Rasing the issue of ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress to project ‘united face’


May 1st, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday announced it would stage public rallies in the state beginning this month to project its united face in ... Read more...

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Violent clashes, arson mark shutdown in Bengal’s Terai, Dooars (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, April 23 (IANS) Violent clashes and arson marked the indefinite shutdown in northern West Bengal's Terai and Dooars regions called from Monday by a faction of the Akhil ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP leaders use drought for political gain (Karnataka Newsletter)


April 6th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 6 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka continues to sink deeper into the morass over its internal power struggle, with even the severe drought ... Read more...

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Pakistani group slams US reward for Hafiz Saeed


April 4th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) A Pakistani group Tuesday slammed the $10 million US reward for information leading to the capture of Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the ... Read more...

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As Mamata says ‘all cooked up’, Marxists hit road (West Bengal Newsletter)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee drawing flak for her penchant to dub recent incidents of crime as "staged", bitter rival Communist Party ... Read more...

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On day of love, warring leaders in battleground UP


February 14th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 14 (IANS) They may not see eye to eye and don't tire of condemning each other. But what a coincidence that sworn political rivals converged in Uttar ... Read more...

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PM to hold rallies in Uttar Pradesh


February 6th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold two public rallies in election-bound Uttar Pradesh, official sources said Monday.While the places where he will address the ... Read more...

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Battle of titans in UP: Maya, Sonia cross swords (Roundup)


February 1st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A week before polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the battle reached a feverish pitch Wednesday as Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and BSP leader Mayawati ... Read more...

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Rare Hitler colour photos found


January 12th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Imagine Adolf Hitler as the centre of attention among a group of young schoolgirls. Rare colour photographs have now emerged which portray the Nazi leader in ... Read more...

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Protests at Russian embassy in Paris


December 9th, 2011 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 100 people protested outside the Russian embassy in Paris against alleged electoral fraud in the Dec 4 parliamentary elections.The demonstrators, holding slogans in ... Read more...

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Four Tibetans held during sombre Dalai Lama birthday in Nepal


July 6th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Four people were arrested from the gates of a Tibetan school in Kathmandu Wednesday for trying to celebrate the 76th birthday of exiled Tibetan leader Dalai ... Read more...

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Forward Bloc questions Tatas moving court on Singur


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Left Front partner, the Forward Bloc, Wednesday questioned Tata Motors' move to approach the court against the state government's acquisition of the Singur land and said ... Read more...

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UPA failed to protect farmers: Mayawati


May 29th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, who attacked the central government for its failure to protect farmers' interests, Sunday urged the Bahujan Samaj Party (BJP) workers ... Read more...

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70 hurt in Dhaka varsity shooting


April 26th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) Gunshots were fired in a clash at the Dhaka University campus early Tuesday as two factions of the students wing of the ruling Awami League ... Read more...

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‘11 suicide attacks killed 155 people in Pakistan in first three months of 2011′


April 11th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 11 (ANI): Eleven suicide attacks carried out by terrorists have killed 155 people and wounded over 340 others in the first three months of 2011 in Pakistan, a Conflict Monitoring ... Read more...

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PDP to hold first major public meet in Jammu


March 11th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 11 (IANS) In what is seen as a major development, the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is all set to hold Sunday its first major public ... Read more...

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Security high ahead of Godhra train carnage verdict


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Stringent security was in place Tuesday, with a special fast track court here set to deliver its verdict on the fire in a train in Godhra town in ... Read more...

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Government agonises on ways to curb rising prices


January 12th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Consultations among senior ministers of the government on how to curb rising food prices continue Wednesday as a follow-up to the meeting chaired by Prime Minister ... Read more...

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PM meet on curbing prices inconclusive, another soon (Roundup)


January 11th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday chaired a meeting of senior ministers and officials on checking rising prices that have sent India's food inflation soaring to ... Read more...

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PM’s offer to appear before PAC brave: Digvijay


December 20th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Monday termed as brave Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's offer to appear before the Public Accounts Committee on the 2G spectrum scam ... Read more...

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Nitish hits poll trail on Diwali, rivals in festive spirit


November 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 5 (IANS) While his political rivals are in a festive mood, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is campaigning Friday for the ongoing state assembly polls instead of celebrating Diwali."Nitish ... Read more...

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In poll-mode, Mamata to open rail project (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) With the West Bengal assembly polls around six months away, Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee will tour three western districts over the weekend and ... Read more...

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Mamata on project-launching spree (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) With the West Bengal assembly polls around six months away, Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee is on a project-launching spree.Banerjee will visit Burdwan, ... Read more...

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Mamata to announce railway project


October 28th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) With the West Bengal assembly polls around six months away, Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee will tour three western districts to kickstart a railway ... Read more...

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AIADMK steps into 39th year


October 17th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's major opposition party AIADMK stepped into its 39th year Sunday with party cadres celebrating the day across the state by garlanding founder M.G. Ramachandran's (MGR) statues.At ... Read more...

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Campaign picks up for Bihar polls


October 16th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 16 (IANS) Campaigning for the Bihar assembly elections has finally picked up with senior political leaders, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP leader Arun Jaitley, set to address ... Read more...

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After Rahul, PM and Sonia to campaign in Bihar


October 15th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 15 (IANS) After Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi will campaign in Bihar for the first of the six-phase assembly polls, party leaders said ... Read more...

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