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Mumbai Metro accident: One killed, 11 injured (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) One person was killed and 11 others were injured when a slab of a staircase of an under-construction Metro railway station collapsed here Tuesday, officials said."One ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders condole Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Condolences poured in from political leaders of Maharashtra for union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh soon after the news of his death spread across ... Read more...

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KSCSTE wants new advanced Raman Spectroscopy centre


August 10th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) The state-owned Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) Friday said it wants to set up a collaborative advanced research facility for co-ordinating interdisciplinary ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders congratulate Pranab


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Political leaders and industrialists in Maharashtra congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on his victory in the presidential poll and wished him the best in his tenure in ... Read more...

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BJP gives Karnataka third chief minister in four years (Second lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party government in Karnataka, hit by dissidence and corruption, Thursday scored another first with Jagadish Shettar becoming the party's third chief minister ... Read more...

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BJP gives Karnataka third chief minister in four years (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) The BJP government in Karnataka, marred by dissidence and corruption, Thursday scored another first with Jagadish Shettar becoming the party's third chief minister in four ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP crisis persists, scene shifts to Delhi (Second Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) The crisis in the Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party unit, triggered by Friday's resignation of nine ministers seeking removal of Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, ... Read more...

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Musician ShriLektric coming to India


May 18th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Britain-based Indian musician Shri, also known as ShriLektric, is coming here on a four-city tour, starting May 24.The multi-intstrumentalist will perform in Delhi, Hyderabad, ... Read more...

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Five more farmers commit suicides in Vidarbha


May 1st, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) At least five "debt trapped" farmers have committed suicide in the last 48 hours in Maharashtra's agrarian crisis hit Vidarbha region, taking the toll to ... Read more...

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Hazare to meet political parties for strong Lokayukta


April 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) As a precursor to the proposed state tour for a strong Lokayukta bill, social activist Anna Hazare started his two-day consultations with all political parties ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea against Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh (Second Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next Indian Army chief.Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh will ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea against Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next chief of army staff.Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh ... Read more...

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Mumbai Police to probe CAG report leak


April 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Tuesday ordered an investigation by Mumbai Police into the alleged leak of some portions of the Comptroller and Auditor ... Read more...

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Ambedkar Jayanti celebrated; Dalits stage sit-in (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday led celebrations on the 121st birth anniversary of the architect of the Indian Constitution Bhimrao R. Ambedkar while thousands of ... Read more...

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Dalits angry with derogatory Ambedkar cartoon: Athawale (With Image)


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Dalits across Maharashtra will launch an agitation to protest the "derogatory" depiction of B.R. Ambedkar in a textbook, Republican Party of India leader Ramdas Athawale ... Read more...

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CID to probe Maharashtra legislators’ ‘fake signatures’


March 29th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra Legislative Council Thursday ordered a CID probe into allegations made by a Shiv Sena member claiming her signature had been forged on some papers.Taking ... Read more...

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Dalit party upset with Sena-BJP in Maharashtra


March 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Barely a month after the civic elections in Maharashtra, cracks seemed to have appeared in the Republican Party of India's (RPI) ties with the Shiv ... Read more...

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Ambedkar memorial: Dalit activists attempt to storm legislature


March 15th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Protesting the delay by the centre in handing over land for constructing a memorial to B.R. Ambedkar, the Republican Party of India Thursday staged a ... Read more...

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Dalit party threat to recapture Indu Mills land


March 6th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) The Republican Party of India (RPI) Tuesday threatened to 'capture' the Indu Mills land in Dadar if the central government does not take steps to ... Read more...

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BJP eyeing Nashik mayor’s post with MNS support


February 24th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Friday it was not averse to allying with the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to stake claim to the ... Read more...

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Jubilance and disappointment after Maharashtra civic polls results


February 17th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) There was jubilance, disappointment and confidence in different political camps as the results of elecctions to the 10 municipal corporations in Maharashtra were declared here ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Congress ties up with Dalit party


January 29th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The Congress has joined hands with a Dalit party, Bharatiya Republican Party-Bahujan Mahasangh (BRPBM), ahead of the next month's civic and zila parishad polls in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra orders probe into attack on Dalit woman


January 12th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Thursday ordered a probe into the atrocity on a Dalit widow who was stripped, paraded and beaten up in Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's ... Read more...

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Peeved Dalit leader quits Maharashtra opposition alliance


January 5th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Maharashtra Dalit leader and litterateur Namdeo Dhasal Thursday announced he was disassociating from the "grand alliance" of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena and his ... Read more...

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RPI ransack mill, demand land for Ambedkar memorial


December 15th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Intensifying their agitation to press for their demand for 12.5 acres of land for the proposed Dr Ambedkar memorial, over 500 Republican Party of India ... Read more...

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RPI demands land for Ambedkar memorial, blocks highway


December 15th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Republican Party of India (RPI) activists staged a road blockade on the Eastern Express highway here Thursday to press their demand for 12.5 acres of ... Read more...

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Renovation work at Jagannath temple on hold


December 7th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (IANS) Crucial renovation work at the 12th century Jagannath temple complex in Puri, Odisha is likely to be delayed by a week due to a stalemate between ... Read more...

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Horse carriage procession against petrol price hike


November 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Protesting the hike in petrol price, Republican Party of India (RPI) chief Ramdas Athawale was Tuesday seen riding a horse carriage here.Athawale, who led a ... Read more...

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BMC polls: Shiv Sena, BJP, RPI close to seat-sharing pact


November 7th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine and its new ally, the Republican Party of India (RPI), Monday moved closer to finalising a seat sharing ... Read more...

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Advani’s yatra comes to Mumbai Nov 4


October 31st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani's anti-corruption Jan Chetna Yatra will enter Mumbai Nov 4 afternoon from Airoli-Mulund, in north part of the city, a ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena officials booked for noise pollution


October 7th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) A case has been registered against three Shiv Sena officials for violating court norms by exceeding the noise level limit at the Dussera rally held Thursday, ... Read more...

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BJP top brass descend for Modi fast


September 16th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) A galaxy of BJP leaders will be present on the first day of Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fast beginning in Ahmedabad Saturday.Those who are arriving ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ hearing delayed, Jha fears losses


August 12th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha is fearing losses for "Aarakshan" as the Supreme Court has re-scheduled for Tuesday the hearing of his petition for lifting the ban on ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha agrees to ‘appropriate cuts’ in ‘Aarakshan’ (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) A day ahead of the release of "Aarakshan", filmmaker Prakash Jha Thursday agreed to "appropriate" alterations in the multi-starrer dealing with the sensitive issue of ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha agrees to changes in ‘Aarakshan’


August 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha has agreed to make "appropriate" alterations in his film "Aarakshan", themed on caste-based reservations, after facing protests from the Republican Party of ... Read more...

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