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Police put on high alert after violence in Uttar Pradesh


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Police in Uttar Pradesh were put on high alert Saturday and the intelligence set-up was spruced up following violence after 'alvida namaaz' in this Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Police start probing Mumbai violence (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Mumbai Police have started probing Saturday's violence during a Muslim procession which left two dead and 100 injured, including 45 policemen, a police official said Sunday."We ... Read more...

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Decision on arrested Kerala CPI-M leader’s bail Saturday


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 3 (IANS) A court here completed hearing on the bail plea of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader P. Jayarajan, arrested in a case of murder, and ... Read more...

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Four more held for moral policing in Karnataka


July 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 30 (IANS) Karnataka Police Monday arrested four more people in connection with the alleged assault on college-going boys and girls partying Saturday at a home-stay in Mangalore, ... Read more...

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‘Janardhana Reddy wanted bail at any cost’


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy, currently in jail in illegal mining case, wanted to come out on bail at "any cost", revealed his relative Dasaradharami ... Read more...

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Shettar to be elected Karnataka BJP legislature party leader Tuesday


July 9th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators in Karnataka will Tuesday elect Jagadish Shettar as their new leader to make him the party's third chief minister in the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa relieved over anticipatory bail


June 21st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday expressed relief over securing anticipatory bail from the Karnataka High Court in the bribery case the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Being targeted to tarnish party, says Kerala CPI-M leader


May 18th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), May 18 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader P.Jayarajan Friday expressed surprise at his name being linked to the murder of former party colleague T.P. Chandrasekharan, and ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa seeks anticipatory bail as CBI raids continue (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Fearing imminent arrest, former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday applied for anticipatory bail in a special court even as the CBI continued its raids ... Read more...

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Air India tries to stabilise operation, scraps 10 more flights


May 15th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Air India Tuesday tried to stabilise its international operations by clubbing flights to destinations in Europe and the US as the pilots' strike continued ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily seeks mechanism on prisoners’ repatriation


April 16th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) Pakistan and India should work out a permanent mechanism through which prisoners in each other's jails are "swiftly repatriated after completion of their sentences and ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah orders in-house probe into JKCA fund scam


April 12th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 12 (IANS) An in-house probe by a four-member team was ordered Thursday by Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) president Farooq Abdullah into the multi-crore fund scam in ... Read more...

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Court extends detention of Italian ship for a day more


February 28th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 27 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court Monday extended by a day the detention of Italian ship Enrica Lexie, involved in the shooting of two ... Read more...

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Court extends police custody of Italians


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Feb 23 (IANS) A court here Thursday extended the police custody of the two Italian Marines arrested for killing two Indian fishermen by one more week till March ... Read more...

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Government set to take on army chief on age row (Roundup)


January 17th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Preparing itself for a legal battle with Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh, the government Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to hear its version ... Read more...

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Government, army chief set for legal battle (Evening Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Preparing itself for a legal battle with Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh, the government Tuesday requested the Supreme Court to hear its version ... Read more...

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Ijaz seeks more time to appear before commission (Second Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, Monday sought more time to appear before a three-member judicial commission probing ... Read more...

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Poll panel orders covering Mayawati statues, shifts officials (Third Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) In a landmark move, the Election Commission Saturday issued orders for covering all statues of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ... Read more...

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Andhra ex-official’s bail stayed in mining case


December 16th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 16 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday suspended the grant of bail to former bureaucrat V.D. Rajagopal in the illegal mining case that involves former Karnataka ... Read more...

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Krishna moves high court to quash illegal mining case


December 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 9 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday petitioned the Karnataka High Court to quash the illegal mining case against him, a day after police launched a ... Read more...

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Moves to defuse Mullaperiyar dispute


December 5th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) Two Kerala ministers went on fast Monday, including one at Rajghat in New Delhi, to demand a resolution of the Mullaperiyar dam issue as ... Read more...

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Chandy slams Jayalalithaa’s varying stands on public safety


November 30th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for the varying stands she has taken on public safety concerns over ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: BJP MP exempted from attending trial court (Second Lead)


November 1st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday granted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ashok Argal exemption from personal appearance before the trial court till Nov 14 ... Read more...

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JPC gets into 2G saga, PM backs Chidambaram


September 28th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned to India late Tuesday defending Home Minister P. Chidambaram, even as the JPC said it was determined to get ... Read more...

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Fasting Hazare open to talks, but with riders


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) On the seventh day of Anna Hazare's fast Monday, signs of thaw in the stand-off over a strong Lokpal bill appeared with the social activist indicating ... Read more...

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Five more inducted in Gowda ministry in Karnataka (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Five more ministers were inducted in the D.V. Sadananda Gowda ministry Thursday, taking the strength of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second government in Karnataka ... Read more...

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Five lawmakers to join Karnataka cabinet Thursday


August 11th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Five lawmakers of Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will take oath here Thursday evening in the second cabinet expansion of the party's second government ... Read more...

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Karnataka gets cabinet; ex-minister jailed, Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy summoned (Night Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) On a day of swift political developments Monday, 21 ministers were inducted into the new Karnataka ministry while former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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CBI files case against lottery dealers in Kerala


August 6th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday filed a complaint against lottery giant Santiago Martin and his associate John Kennedy in four different cases relating to ... Read more...

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Gowda woos Shettar faction before swearing-in


August 4th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Hours before taking oath as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second chief minister in Karnataka, D.V. Sadananda Gowda Thursday met the party's faction leader Jagadish ... Read more...

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Gowda stakes claim to form government in Karnataka


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda Wednesday staked claim to form the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second government in Karnataka following his election as the legislative party leader ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa meets advisors after Lokayukta report


July 27th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa went into a huddle with legal experts and ministerial and party colleagues here Wednesday, minutes after Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde ... Read more...

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Police assure protection to Karnataka Lokayukta officials


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) Karnataka Police Saturday assured protection to Lokayukta officials investigating illegal mining in the state, in view of the reported involvement of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and ... Read more...

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Three get bail in Sathya Sai cash case


June 24th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) A court in Andhra Pradesh Friday granted bail to three people arrested with huge unaccounted money reportedly belonging to the ashram of late Sathya Sai Baba.A ... Read more...

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Sonia writes to Hazare, Lokpal panel to meet Monday (Roundup)


June 19th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A day before the next meeting of the Lokpal bill joint drafting panel, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday replied to reformer Anna Hazare's letter ... Read more...

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