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Fuel price hike ’savage attack’ on people: Left


May 24th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Left parties Thursday condemned the petrol price hike as "a savage attack" on people and announced an India-wide protest day May 31."(We) strongly condemn ... Read more...

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Petrol price hiked by Rs.6.28 plus taxes, industry welcomes move (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,May 23 (IANS) India's state-controlled refiners hiked prices petrol by a steep 6.28 per litre, exclusive of taxes, effective midnight Wednesday to compensate losses incurred by them for selling ... Read more...

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Allies join opposition, slam sharp petrol price hike (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A day after the UPA-II government touted high economic growth in its annual report, it came under attack from the opposition as well as ... Read more...

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GAAR rollback a surrender to US: CPI-M


May 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India's decision to defer the implementation of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) by one year "is a meek surrender to finance capital ... and the ... Read more...

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Levy on unbranded jewellery to be withdrawn: Pranab (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the government had withdrawn the levy of one percent on the sale of unbranded jewellery initially proposed in ... Read more...

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No final decision on NCTC yet: Chidambaram (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Indicating that the NCTC's formation is set for a long haul, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said the final decision on the anti-terror body ... Read more...

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Team Anna alleges kickbacks in India’s major deals (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Team Anna Thursday released a set of documents that allude to "kickbacks and money laundering" in several defence and commercial deals of the Indian government, ... Read more...

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Team Anna alleges kickbacks in India’s major deals


April 26th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Team Anna Thursday released a set of documents that allude to "kickbacks and money laundering" in several defence and commercial deals of the Indian government, ... Read more...

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Pranab, jewellers to discuss contentious new levies


April 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) In an effort to break the deadlock over the recent hike in duties affecting the gems and jewelery industry, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will ... Read more...

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Pranab urges jewellers to call off shutdown


March 31st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday urged jewellers to call off their strike as he is reconsidering the matter of imposing excise duty on unbranded ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh shutdown against hiked excise duty on gold


March 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 30 (IANS) A daylong shutdown Friday, called by gold traders and backed by various trade bodies, against the central government's decision of hiking excise duty on gold ... Read more...

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New tax on domestic LPG in Maharashtra rolled back


March 30th, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Buckling under pressure from all political parties and the public, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar Thursday effected a marginal rollback of ... Read more...

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Jewellers resume shutdown in Bengal, demand rollback of excise duty


March 29th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Jewellers and artisans across West Bengal resumed their indefinite shutdown from Wednesday, demanding rollback of excise duty on unbranded jewellery proposed by union Finance Minister ... Read more...

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India votes against Sri Lanka, tries to pacify Colombo (Second Intro Roundup)


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Geneva, March 22 (IANS) India Thursday voted for a US-backed resolution urging Sri Lanka to probe rights abuses in the war on the Tamil Tigers, but quickly underlined ... Read more...

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India votes against Sri Lanka, then mollifies Colombo (Intro Roundup)


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Geneva, March 22 (IANS) India Thursday voted for a US-backed resolution urging Sri Lanka to probe rights abuses in the war on the Tamil Tigers, but quickly emphasized ... Read more...

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India votes against Sri Lanka, then mollifies Colombo (Roundup)


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Geneva, March 22 (IANS) India Thursday voted for a US-backed resolution urging Sri Lanka to probe rights abuses in the war on the Tamil Tigers, but quickly emphasized ... Read more...

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Student unions march against fee hikes, fake admissions


March 21st, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi chapter of the National Students Union of India (NSUI) and the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) Wednesday organized a protest march opposing fee ... Read more...

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Trivedi replacement a ‘farce’, says CPI-M (Lead, Changing dateline)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) The resignation of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi isa "drama" but it reveals the factionalism in Trinamool Congress, the CPI-M said Monday.The entire issue is aimed ... Read more...

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Rollback of fares is PM’s prerogative: Mamata


March 19th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The rollback in passenger tariff, proposed in the 2012-13 rail budget, was a prerogative of the prime minister, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool ... Read more...

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Trivedi says adieu, to attend party meet


March 19th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Dinesh Trivedi, who quit as railway minister, said Monday he would visit Rail Bhavan to bid farewell to his colleagues and also attend the ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi speaks to Mamata, to quit (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Sunday agreed to quit after speaking with his Trinamool Congress party chief Mamata Banerjee, a few hours before an annoyed ... Read more...

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Some positives in budget, says India Inc; displeased with taxes


March 16th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The budget for 2012-13 elicited mixed response from India Inc Friday, with some appreciating the government's efforts at fiscal consolidation and incentivising growth while others ... Read more...

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I am not on trial, system is: Trivedi


March 16th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi was a surprise speaker at the India Today Conclave which opened here Friday.Trivedi has been in the eye of the ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress says budget is ‘tolerable’


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Friday said the union budget for 2012-13 was "tolerable"."Tolerable", Trinamool MP Derek O' Brien said in a terse one word response ... Read more...

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Laughter in house over ‘rollback of speech’ (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Injecting a note of levity in his sombre budget presentation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told the Lok Sabha Friday during a brief disruption ... Read more...

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No problem in rollback of speech, says Pranab


March 16th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Injecting a note of levity in his sombre budget presentation, a smiling Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told the Lok Sabha Friday that he had ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi will be told when to go: Trinamool


March 15th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Upset with Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi for announcing hikes in passenger fares, the Trinamool Congress Thursday sought to snub him by saying there was ... Read more...

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Rail budget row: Congress keeps options open, Trinamool wants Trivedi out (Intro Roundup)


March 15th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) With Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee adamant on the resignation of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi and a rollback of train fare hikes, the Congress ... Read more...

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Kabir Suman bats for Trivedi, says railway minister not Trinamool property


March 15th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) As the Trinamool Congress leadership seemed to be inching toward putting a full stop to Dinesh Trivedi's stint as railway minister, he found a supporter ... Read more...

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No threat to UPA: Trinamool


March 15th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress (TMC) Thursday ruled out any threat to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and said it never asked Railway Minister Dinesh ... Read more...

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Mamata gets Left support on rail fare rollback (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee Thursday received support from an unexpected quarter when Left leader Gurudas Dasgupta said she had "every right" to demand ... Read more...

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Left supports Mamata on fare hike rollback


March 15th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee Thursday received support from an unexpected quarter when Left leader Gurudas Dasgupta told the Lok Sabha she had "every ... Read more...

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Is rail budget dead or alive, asks Sushma Swaraj


March 15th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Is the rail budget "dead or alive", Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj asked in the house Thursday."Is Dinesh Trivedi's rail ... Read more...

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Rollback rail fare hike: Tripura minister


March 15th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 14 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government wants a rollback of passenger fare hike proposed in the rail budget presented by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi in parliament, a minister ... Read more...

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Mamata tells PM: Let Mukul Roy replace Trivedi


March 15th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday night to make her Trinamool colleague Mukul Roy railway minister after her nominee ... Read more...

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