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Karnataka draws action plan for drought-hit (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) With the state reeling under severe drought for the second consecutive year, the Karnataka government has drawn an action plan for providing succour to the affected ... Read more...

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Named in riots case after 16 years: Sajjan Kumar


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Tuesday told a Delhi court, hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him, that no witness had deposed against him till ... Read more...

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Court allows Sajjan Kumar’s plea in 1984 riots case


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday allowed Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea to use the statements of a victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots to defend ... Read more...

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Supreme Court suspends Sajjan Kumar trial in ‘84 riots case


July 11th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday suspended the trial of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that took ... Read more...

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Bengal passes bill on 17 percent OBC reservation


July 6th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The West Bengal assembly Friday passed a bill providing 17 percent reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in government jobs in two different categories.Category A ... Read more...

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1984 riots: No stay on Sajjan Kumar’s trial


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to stay the proceedings in a trial court against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in an 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.Sajjan ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Court seeks CBI reply on Sajjan Kumar’s plea


June 13th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the CBI's response on Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea against a trial court order dismissing his claim that the ... Read more...

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Government files documents on minority sub-quota plea


June 12th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The central government Tuesday filed before the Supreme Court a set of documents supporting its plea seeking a stay on the Andhra Pradesh High Court ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: SP to await UPA, NDA choices


June 9th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav Saturday said that his party would "open its cards" on the presidential election only after the ruling United Progressive ... Read more...

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Karnataka exceeds investment target, hits Rs.9-trillion mark (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) It is raining trillions (crores) of rupees in Karnataka at its second Global Investors' Meet (GIM 2012) even though the advancing south-west monsoon is yet to ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Court rejects Sajjan Kumar’s plea (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Saturday dismissed his plea that the CBI was not relying on ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Sajjan Kumar’s plea dismissed


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Saturday dismissed his plea that the CBI was not relying on ... Read more...

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Sajjan claims right to confront witness with proof


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Wednesday told a Delhi court hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him that he has a right to confront ... Read more...

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Sajjan Kumar accuses CBI of playing fraud


May 19th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Saturday told a Delhi court, where he is facing trial in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, that the Central ... Read more...

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Ambitious plans for Muslims ahead of Tripura polls


February 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 29 (IANS) Ahead of the next year's assembly polls, the Left Front government has undertaken a "welfare package" for the benefit of the minority Muslims in Tripura, a ... Read more...

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Have not violated poll code, says Khurshid


January 11th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said he did not agree with the Election Commission notice that he had violated the model code of conduct ... Read more...

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Ahead of assembly polls, minorities given 4.5 percent quota in jobs (Fourth Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Ahead of Uttar Pradesh elections, the union cabinet Thursday cleared 4.5 percent sub-quota for minorities within the existing 27 percent quota for other backward ... Read more...

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Why quotas for only OBC Muslims, asks community


December 2nd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Many Indian Muslims Friday said the government should consider reservations for the community as a whole instead of just the backward classes among them. ... Read more...

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Bihar Muslims divided over share in OBC quota


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 2 (IANS) Muslims in Bihar are divided over the central government's proposal to consider reservations for them within the 27 percent quota for Other Backward Classes (OBCs). While ... Read more...

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Congress, BSP ignoring Muslims: Mulayam


November 16th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 16 (IANS) Accusing the Congress-led central government and Uttar Pradesh's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government of "ignoring Muslims", Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday called ... Read more...

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Face trial in Bangalore Thursday, apex court tells Jayalalithaa


October 19th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In a setback to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court Wednesday declined her plea and directed her to appear before the special ... Read more...

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Veteran Congress leader Ranganath passes away


October 18th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister and veteran Congress leader K.H. Ranganath died here Tuesday after a brief illness, family members said. He was 86.Ranganath, who died at a ... Read more...

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MIM wants immediate steps for reservations for Muslims


September 25th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief and member of parliament Asaduddin Owaisi Sunday urged the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to take immediate steps for providing reservations ... Read more...

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Mamata announces sops for Muslims


July 30th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, unveilinging scholarships and sops for the state's minorities, Saturday accused the previous Left government of sowing confusion by announcing ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa faces prosecution for graft, refuses to quit (Intro-Roundup)


July 28th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Karnataka ombudsman N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday recommended the prosecution of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa for a multi-crore illegal mining in the state along with ... Read more...

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Hegde wants Yeddyurappa prosecuted for graft, BJP hit (Roundup)


July 27th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Karnataka ombudsman N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday recommended the prosecution of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa for a multi-crore illegal mining in the state along with ... Read more...

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Hegde submits mining report, Yeddyurappa’s fate uncertain


July 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) Amid continuing uncertainty about the fate of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday submitted his report on illegal mining.The report, said to ... Read more...

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‘Governor to act swiftly if Yeddyurappa found guilty’ (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 26 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj would act swiftly if Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa is found guilty by the Lokayukta probe into the multi-crore mining scam in ... Read more...

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‘Governor to act swiftly if Yeddyurappa found guilty’


July 26th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 26 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj is expected to act swiftly if Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa is found guilty by the Lokayukta probe report on the multi-crore ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor to act on mining scam report (Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Friday said he would act on the Lokyaukta (ombudsman) report on the mining scam after he receives it from the state government."I ... Read more...

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Focus on strong education, industry training, says India Inc.


June 30th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) It is the responsibility of colleges to train the students in the fundamentals of the course while industries should provide the fresh recruits with the requisite ... Read more...

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Want ban on iron ore export, Karnataka tells apex court


April 21st, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Karnataka government told the Supreme Court Thursday that it was committed to curbing the menace of illegal iron ore mining and favoured a ban ... Read more...

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Karnataka sets up panel to monitor rail projects


April 21st, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) The Karnataka government Wednesday formed a coordination committee to monitor time-bound execution of pending railway projects across the state.The committee, headed by Chief Secretary S.V. Ranganath, ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa blames Congress, JD-S for illegal mining


April 16th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) A day after a Supreme Court panel slammed Karnataka for "colossal illegal mining", Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Saturday blamed his Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) ... Read more...

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Panel on illegal mining seeks quick replies from Karnataka


March 28th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) A Supreme Court-appointed central empowered committee (CEC) Monday asked the Karnataka government to expedite its response to the questions that had been raised on illegal mining ... Read more...

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