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Haryana health minister among six injured in accident


July 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Haryana's Health Minister Narender Singh was among six people injured Monday in an accident involving his car and a CRPF vehicle in Chandigarh's high security area, ... Read more...

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Roll back fuel price hike, Left demands


May 31st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government should roll back the petrol price hike, the four Left parties demanded Thursday, at the end of a day-long nationwide protests."The UPA government ... Read more...

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Akhilesh set to take over, promises a new UP (Roundup)


March 10th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Akhilesh Yadav, a 38-year-old environmental engineer from Sydney, will be sworn in as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Thursday. After the announcement Saturday, the new ... Read more...

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All promises will be fulfilled: Akhilesh


March 10th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister designate Akhilesh Yadav Saturday said all promises made by the Samajwadi Party (SP) will be taken up on priority by his government.Addressing ... Read more...

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Badal stakes claim, invited to form government (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 9 (IANS) Parkash Singh Badal, 84, is to become chief minister of Punjab for a record fifth time with the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday ... Read more...

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Parkash Singh Badal set to again be Punjab chief minister (Lead)


March 8th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) Setting aside speculation over the leadership issue, the Shiromani Akali Dal Thursday unanimously elected Parkash Singh Badal to be the party's legislature party leader. Badal ... Read more...

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All roads to UP Raj Bhavan barricaded


March 6th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) All roads leading to the residence of Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi, who may take the centre-stage in the event of a hung assembly, have ... Read more...

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Court quashes appointment of Punjab public service body chief


August 18th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the Parkash Singh Badal government, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Wednesday quashed the controversial appointment of former Shiromani Akali Dal ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition members meet governor


August 12th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A 70-member delegation of opposition parties in Maharashtra Friday met Governor K. Sankaranarayanan demanding the dismissal of the state government, the Raj Bhawan said.The members ... Read more...

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Gogoi sworn in as Assam chief minister (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Congress veteran Tarun Gogoi, 76, was Wednesday sworn-in as Assam's chief minister for the third straight term, even as party workers and supporters refrained from ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Gilani to meet over dinner at Mohali (Lead)


March 29th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani will discuss bilateral issues over dinner at Mohali, where the two leaders will ... Read more...

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Details of Manmohan-Gilani meetings being worked out: official


March 28th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The final contours of the meetings between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani at Mohali, where the two leaders ... Read more...

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Mohali match: Can Chandigarh’s infrastructre handle it?


March 27th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) With the high-voltage India-Pakistan match turning into a tool for cricket diplomacy between the two nations and a galaxy of VVIPs descending to witness the ... Read more...

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Peace talks with ULFA a very positive thing: PM (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the peace talks between the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the government could be the beginning of a ... Read more...

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Justice Gogoi new Punjab and Haryana chief justice


February 12th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 12 (IANS) Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn in as the chief justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court here Saturday. Gogoi was administered the oath of office by Haryana ... Read more...

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Chidambaram reviews law and order situation in J-K


February 4th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Feb 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram held a breakfast meeting with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here today and reviewed the law and order situation in the ... Read more...

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Jammu governor’s house gets solar-powered cars


January 4th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 4 (IANS) The Raj Bhawan or the governor's residence in Jammu will now have solar-powered battery cars to ferry visitors and guests, something quite unique for Jammu and Kashmir.The state ... Read more...

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After Amethi, Rahul makes waves in Lucknow


November 17th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) Returning after a three-day tour of his Amethi constituency, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi created waves in this Uttar Pradesh capital Wednesday when he walked into a popular ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan takes oath as Maharashtra CM, Pawar as Deputy CM


November 11th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 11 (ANI): Former Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan was on Thursday sworn-in as the 22nd Chief Minister of Maharashtra, while Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader ... Read more...

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Ajit Pawar denies rift with former Maharashtra Deputy CM Bhujbal


November 11th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister-designate Ajit Pawar on Thursday denied reports of any rift with his predecessor Chaggan Bhujbal.Ajit Pawar was in the national capital today to seek ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan meets Ashok Chavan ahead of swearing-in-ceremony


November 11th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 11 (ANI): Ahead of being sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra later today, Former Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan met his predecessor Ashok ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan to take oath as Maharashtra CM


November 11th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 11 (ANI): Former Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan will be sworn-in as the 22nd Chief Minister of Maharashtra on Thursday, while Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) ... Read more...

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CWG-level security to continue till festive season: Lt Governor


October 21st, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna Thursday said the level of security maintained in the capital during the Commonwealth Games would continue till the festive season of Diwali ... Read more...

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CWG mascot ‘Shera’ stolen from Chandigarh’s high-security zone


October 16th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) Unidentified miscreants Saturday stole a fibre-glass replica of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) mascot ‘Shera' from the high-security zone of the city, police said.The mascot was placed just 30 ... Read more...

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JMM legislators resent denial of cabinet berths


October 9th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 9 (IANS) Four Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislators Saturday expressed anger at being denied berth in the Arjun Munda cabinet, a day after the state chief minister inducted nine ... Read more...

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ABVP activists baton-charged in Chandigarh


September 18th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) Police Friday baton-charged Akhil Bharatiya Vidharthi Parishad (ABVP) activists, protesting against the education policies of the Congress-led Haryana government, after they refused to disperse. Nearly 300 members of the ... Read more...

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Munda invited to form Jharkhand government, to take oath Sep 11 (Lead)


September 9th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 9 (IANS) Jharkhand will Saturday get another Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) government, headed this time by BJP's Arjun Munda -- who will be taking over as ... Read more...

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Arjun Munda likely to take oath Sep 11


September 9th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 9 (IANS) Jharkhand, which has been under President's Rule since June, is likely to get a new government headed by Arjun Munda Sep 11. With the central cabinet approving the lifting ... Read more...

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Film festival on Rabindranath Tagore in Tripura


July 16th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 16 (IANS) A four-day-long festival to screen films based on Rabindranath Tagore's novels began in Tripura Friday. The film festival along with discussions on Tagore is a part of the year-long ... Read more...

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Queen’s Baton reaches Patna


July 14th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 14 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games arrived in this Bihar capital Wednesday amid festivities and euphoria among people, particularly schoolchildren and sportspersons. "It was welcomed by ... Read more...

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Duplicate of Queen’s Baton carried in Lucknow


July 10th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow July 10 (ANI): Business giant Sahara displayed a replica of Queen's Baton for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow city on Saturday.Lucknow District Magistrate Anil Sagar said the team ... Read more...

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ABVP stages shutdown to protest police baton-charge in Jharkhand


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi (Jharkhand), July 2 (ANI): The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) called for a 24-hour shutdown here on Friday against the police baton-charge on protesting college students at the Governor house on ... Read more...

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Fire in Lucknow building


June 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) A fire enveloped a commercial building near the Raj Bhawan here Friday, but there were no casualties and everyone in the complex was evacuated to safety, an official ... Read more...

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Congress, AGP in war of words


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) Assam's ruling Congress party and the main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) are locked in a bitter confrontation, hurling corruption charges against each other. The war Wednesday reached the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram reviews anti-Maoist operations in Jharkhand


June 11th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi (Jharkhand) June 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram held a detailed review of the ongoing anti-Maoist operations in Jharkhand on Friday.Chidambaram also held consultations with senior officials and newly appointed ... Read more...

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