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Solar panels stolen from Meghalaya Raj Bhavan


August 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) A number of solar panels installed in the Meghalaya Raj Bhavan were stolen Saturday, police said.The 43 solar panels, installed in the kitchen garden, were meant ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik to expand ministry


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday hinted at an expansion of his ministry."The ministry expansion will take place today (Thursday). The new ministers will be sworn ... Read more...

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Shettar is Karnataka CM, promises graft-free regime (Roundup)


July 12th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) A 34-member ministry headed by Jagadish Shettar Thursday took office in Karnataka, the third Bharatiya Janata Party government in fours years, with two deputy chief ... Read more...

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Gowda quits as Karnataka CM (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) The BJP's second chief minister in four years in Karnataka D.V. Sadananda Gowda resigned Wednesday, as a fallout of dissidence in the party and differences ... Read more...

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Jharkhand parties protest land recovery for IIT, IIM


July 10th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 10 (IANS) Two opposition parties in Jharkhand - the Congress and the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha Prajatantrik (JVMP) and ruling alliance partner, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) - Tuesday ... Read more...

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Finance ministry advisor suggests small diesel price decontrol


June 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) The finance ministry's Chief Economic Advisor, Kaushik Basu Tuesday favoured decontrol of diesel price in a small and intelligent way to insulate the country from spiralling global ... Read more...

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FDI in multi-brand retail will lift mood: Economic advisor


June 13th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Opening up the multi-brand retail sector to foreign direct investment(FDI) would lift the economic mood and largely benefit farmers and small exporters, the government's top economist said ... Read more...

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Sankaranarayanan sworn in as Maharashtra governor for second term


May 7th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan was sworn in as the governor of Maharashtra for a second term at the Raj Bhavan here Monday.Chief Justice Mohit Shah of ... Read more...

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Unprecedented security for Hillary’s Kolkata visit


May 5th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) West Bengal's seat of power is barricaded with bamboos, ministers have been asked to use a side gate and reporters will be banned from entering ... Read more...

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Pune varsity guard shot dead


May 4th, 2012 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 4 (IANS) A security guard of the University of Pune was shot dead by an unidentified youth in the campus Thursday night, sending shockwaves among the student community ... Read more...

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Narasimhan begins second term as Andhra Pradesh governor


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) E.S.L. Narasimhan Thursday was sworn-in as the governor of Andhra Pradesh for a second consecutive term.He has been given a five-year extension by President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Chandy to expand cabinet, IUML gets fifth berth


April 12th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 11 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy finally succumbed to the pressures of coalition politics and handed over a fifth berth to Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) ... Read more...

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Parrikar inducts six new ministers in Goa


April 8th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar inducted six new ministers in his cabinet at a ceremony at Raj Bhavan Sunday.Goa Governor K. Sankaranarayanan administered the oath ... Read more...

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Odisha protests neglect in railway budget


March 15th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 15 (IANS) Non-Congress parties, including Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), Thursday held separate demonstrations to protest the state's alleged neglect in the railway budget for 2012-13.Hundreds of ... Read more...

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BJP-led coalition stakes claim to form Goa government (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dona Paula (Goa), March 7 (IANS) A 26-member Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition Wednesday staked claim to forming government in Goa, a day after a stunning verdict saw the party ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s dissolution recommendation yet to reach governor (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) A day after the Mayawati cabinet recommended dissolution of the Uttar Pradesh assembly, the governor was yet to receive the recommendation late Monday, Raj Bhavan ... Read more...

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Himachal cabinet expanded for second time(Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday expanded his council of ministers by inducting Khimi Ram, a former state BJP unit chief, as a ... Read more...

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Minister reinducted in Tripura amidst controversy


February 12th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 12 (IANS) Four years after he was forced to quit over his alleged links with a Bangladeshi arms dealer, Sahid Chowdhury was Sunday reinducted as a minister ... Read more...

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Porngate unfortunate, say BJP leaders (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad/New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership Wednesday termed as "unfortunate" the three party ministers being caught watching porn in the Karnataka assembly and ... Read more...

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Three Karnataka porngate ministers quit, BJP red-faced (Afternoon Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka suffered a major embarrassment as three of its ministers quit Wednesday, a day after two of them ... Read more...

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Porn incident unfortunate: BJP leaders (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad/New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Three Karnataka ministers caught watching porn has not gone down well with the top leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who have termed ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj rejects BJP government nominee as ombudsman


February 6th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Monday rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party government's nominee S.R. Bannurmath, a former Kerala High Court chief justice, as the state's new ... Read more...

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Three ministers inducted in Andhra cabinet (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet was expanded Monday with the induction of three ministers.N. Uttam Kumar Reddy, Prasad Kumar and Kondru Murali were sworn-in as ministers ... Read more...

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Andhra cabinet to be expanded


February 6th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) For the second time in less than three weeks, the Andhra Pradesh cabinet is set to be expanded Tuesday evening with the induction of three ... Read more...

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Himachal Lokayukta will be strengthened, says new chief


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) An effective Lokayukta system would be shortly put in place in Himachal Pradesh, the state's new Lokayukta Justice (retd) L.S. Panta said here Friday."The office ... Read more...

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Governor pats NCC Cadets for PM banner


February 1st, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Wednesday congratulated the state contingent of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) for winning the Prime Minister's Banner and the Champion Directorate ... Read more...

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Governor, chief minister spar - nothing new for Bengal (West Bengal Newsletter)


January 29th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Facing flak from ally Congress and the Left on issues like farmers' suicides, poor health services and campus violence, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government now ... Read more...

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Meghalaya governor’s aide accused of molestation, denies charge (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 23 (IANS) An aide of Meghalaya Governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary has been accused of molesting a teenage dancer inside his official residence, police said Monday. The aide has ... Read more...

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Meghalaya governor’s aide accused of molestation


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 23 (IANS) An aide of Meghalaya Governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary has been accused of molesting a teenage dancer inside his official residence, police said Monday.The aide allegedly molested ... Read more...

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Kiran Reddy inducts two ministers, drops one (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday carried out a minor reshuffle of his cabinet, inducting two legislators from the erstwhile Praja Rajyam ... Read more...

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Two PRP leaders sworn in as Andhra ministers


January 19th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet was expanded Thursday with the induction of two legislators from the erstwhile Praja Rajyam Party (PRP), which merged with the ruling ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj assumed additional charge as Kerala governor


January 17th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 16 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Monday took additional charge of Kerala, standing in for M.O.H. Farook who has gone on leave.Bhardwaj was sworn in at the Kerala ... Read more...

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Mamata inducts two new ministers


January 16th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The nearly eight-month-old Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal ministry was expanded Monday with the induction of two ministers of state amid mounting criticism of her government's ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor recovering from arterial surgery


January 12th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan, who underwent an arterial surgery to remove a clot in his left artery, is making excellent progress and has been shifted ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Bhubaneswar (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Monday evening to inaugurate the 99th Indian Science Congress (ISC) Tuesday, an official said.Odisha Governor M.C. Bhandare, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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