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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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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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MNS offers unconditional support to Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI in Thane


March 6th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), March 6 (IANS) In a surprise political development, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Tuesday offered 'unconditional' support to the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party-Republican Party of India alliance in ... Read more...

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Thane BJP corporator goes missing


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, March 3 (IANS) Days before the election of the mayor here, a Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) corporator has gone missing with her family, police said Saturday.Suhasini Lokhande, who represented ... Read more...

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Nashik will have MNS mayor: Raj Thackeray


February 19th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 19 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Sunday expressed confidence that his party would be able to install its mayor in the Nashik Municipal ... 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’s rail blockade Monday for Ambedkar memorial


December 18th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) The Republican Party Of India (RPI) said it will block rail services in the northeastern part of the city Monday to pressurise the government for allotting ... 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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‘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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Despite protests in Banglore, ‘Aarakshan’ attracts audience


August 12th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 12 (IANS) Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan" has faced protests in some theatres in Bangalore and Mysore respectively, but despite that movie buffs are thronging cinema halls on ... Read more...

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How will two months ban on ‘Aarakshan’ help, asks Big B


August 12th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The governments of three states have banned the screening of the film "Aarakshan" for two months and this has saddened Amitabh Bachchan, who is ... 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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‘Aarakshan’ controversies driven by political agendas: Saif Ali Khan (Interview)


August 10th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan, who stars in "Aarakshan", says people with their own political agendas are fanning controversies over the film, which is about caste-based reservations ... Read more...

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Shabana condemns protests against ‘Aarakshan’


August 7th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has condemned the protests against Prakash Jha's forthcoming film "Aarakshan" as "shameful"."Vandalism against 'Aakarshan' must be condemned in the strongest ... Read more...

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Why is everybody up in arms against my film: Prakash Jha (Second Lead)


August 7th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha, whose Mumbai residence and office were ransacked by activists of Republican Party of India (RPI) Saturday, confirmed that nobody got hurt and ... Read more...

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RPI activists attacked my home, office: Prakash Jha (Lead, changing dateline)


August 6th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha said activists of the Republican Party of India (RPI) attacked his home and office here Saturday to protest against the release of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition calls off Aug 1 shutdown


July 30th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Maharashtra's opposition parties Saturday called off a shutdown scheduled for Monday, after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the government was open to providing housing to ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ anti-Dalit: RPI chief


July 24th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Republican Party of India (RPI) chief Ramdas Athavale Sunday said his party will not let theatres in Maharashtra screen Prakash Jha's upcoming release "Aarakshan" if ... Read more...

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Pawar criticises RPI’s alliance with BJP, Shiv Sena


June 10th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar Friday criticised the Republican Party of India's (RPI) alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena, ... Read more...

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Raj speaks up for estranged uncle Bal Thackeray


June 1st, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Wednesday rushed to speak out in favour of his estranged uncle Bal Thackeray after the Shiv Sena chief ... Read more...

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Opposition joins hands against Maharashtra government


May 12th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Three opposition parties in Maharashtra will June 9 launch a movement against the Congress-led Democratic Front government to highlight issues affecting the common man, an ... Read more...

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‘I haven’t said anything against Constitution’: Anupam Kher


April 10th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 10 (ANI): Actor Anupam Kher, who is facing a privilege motion in the Maharashtra Assembly for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the Constitution, has denied making any such comments."My ... Read more...

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NCAA finalizes the ‘frozen four’


March 29th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last four of the 2011 NCAA Hockey Tournament commonly called the Frozen Four was decided last weekend. After the weekend, Minnesota-Duluth, Notre Dame, North Dakota ... Read more...

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AIADMK announces deal with DMDK, new list of candidates


March 21st, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's major opposition party AIADMK Monday formally announced its agreement with the DMDK, led by actor-turned-politician Vijayakant, allotting it 41 seats for the coming assembly ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu polls: AIADMK finalises agreement with CPI (M)


March 19th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 19 (ANI): The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) today finalised the process of identification constituencies for the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) for the April 13 Assembly elections.The ... Read more...

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IAS officer painted black over ‘misconduct’


March 18th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), March 18 (IANS) An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer was attacked here by a political party's workers, who painted his face black, after a woman employee alleged that ... Read more...

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AIADMK working out patch-up formula with allies


March 18th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's major opposition party AIADMK Friday inked seat sharing deals with five of its allies and also signalled to other allies it would reconsider its ... Read more...

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AIADMK allies upset, exploring third front? (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The AIADMK's allies were furious Thursday after it named the 160 seats it will contest in Tamil Nadu's assembly elections, sparking murmurs that some of them ... Read more...

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AIADMK in seat-sharing deal with Muslim party


February 20th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's main opposition AIADMK Sunday concluded a seat-sharing agreement with the MNMK, a party supported by Muslims, for the ensuing assembly polls and also held talks with ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu polls: Puthiya Tamizhagam now wants nine seats


February 19th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Four days after inking a deal with the AIADMK and accepting to contest two seats in the ensuing assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, the Dalits-backed Puthiya Tamizhagam (PT) ... Read more...

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AIADMK, CPI-M in talks on seat sharing


February 19th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is hopeful of striking a seat-sharing deal with the AIADMK for the ensuing assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, said a party official ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena’s Shraddha Jadhav elected new mayor of Mumbai


December 1st, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 1 (ANI): The Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) today elected its second consecutive woman as mayor. Shraddha Jadhav of the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance won the battle for the coveted post.Jadhav ... Read more...

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Congress, Shiv Sena lock horns for Mumbai mayor polls


December 1st, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 1 (ANI): The Congress-NCP and Shiv Sena-BJP alliances will lock horns today to elect the mayor and deputy mayor of Mumbai.The BMC is all set to elect its second ... Read more...

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