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Twitterati target Mamata regime for professor’s arrest


April 13th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) "Extreme violation of freedom of expression" and reminiscent of the Emergency days were among the barrage of angry comments made on Twitter, including by exiled ... Read more...

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Lalu, Sharad Yadav, Paswan slam Anna aides


August 27th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Leaders from the Hindi heartland, including Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav and Lok Janshakti Party chief ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav asks Hazare supporters to be civil


August 27th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav Saturday took a dig at some of Anna Hazare's supporters and associates, amidst roars of laughter from MPs ... Read more...

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Indian PM defends arrest of anti-graft activist


August 17th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday defended Delhi Police for its action against social activist Anna Hazare who was arrested by police to prevent him from ... Read more...

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Krishna fumbles in house, booed by opposition


August 4th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday became a target of the opposition in the Lok Sabha after he fumbled with papers when he was ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan leaders heckled in Lok Sabha (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) AIADMK members in the Lok Sabha Monday shouted slogans to protest the presence of a Sri Lankan delegation, led by Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, who ... Read more...

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Protest against Sri Lankan delegation in Lok Sabha


August 1st, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) AIADMK members in the Lok Sabha Monday shouted slogans to protest the presence of a Sri Lankan delegates, led by Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, who ... Read more...

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PML-Q demands open debate in Pak Punjab Assembly on Raymond Davis’ release


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 22(ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q)- an opposition party in Pakistan's Punjab Assembly - has demanded an open debate on the issue of the release of double murder-accused CIA contractor ... Read more...

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Meghalaya assembly adjourned over ‘academic’ feud


March 18th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 18 (IANS) The Meghalaya assembly was Friday adjourned for twenty minutes after a verbal duel between Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and members of the opposition Nationalist Congress Party.The ... Read more...

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Men suffer mental torture at women’s hands: Pakistani lawmaker


March 11th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Three women lawmakers demanding formation of a panel to study domestic violence walked out of the Sindh assembly after a male member said men in urban ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt booed by angry fans at Lahore airport


September 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 9 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, Ijaz Butt, was booed by angry cricket fans, as he emerged from Lahore airport in his first public appearance since the spot-fixing scandal.A ... Read more...

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Opposition attacks Mamata, government defends her (Lead)


August 19th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's comments questioning the manner in which Maoist leader Azad had been killed created an uproar in the Rajya Sabha Thursday with Left ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka opposition protests court martial of former army chief


August 17th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 17 (DPA) Opposition parties staged a protest inside Sri Lanka's parliament against the court martial of former army commander Sarath Fonseka, who defeated separatist Tamil rebels last year. Parliament met for ... Read more...

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Goa house disrupted 4th time over drug nexus probe


July 29th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 29 (IANS) For the fourth time in the last 10 days, the opposition Friday disrupted the Goa assembly proceedings by demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into ... Read more...

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World Cup: Italian fans greet losing team with jeers


June 27th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 27 (IANS/AKI) The Italian national football team's homecoming was peppered with jeers and insults when they landed at the Rome airport after being eliminated from the World Cup in their ... Read more...

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Opposition, ruling MPs play truant during budget debate


March 12th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) When the Lok Sabha Friday debated the budget for the fiscal 2010-11, the house presented a near empty look at many points of time. It was ... Read more...

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Berlusconi to duck corruption trial by claiming he is too busy to attend hearing


March 12th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 12 (ANI): Italian parliament has provided a new escape route to corruption-accused Silvio Berlusconi by passing a new law that allows the Prime Minister to claim he is too busy ... Read more...

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Rathore sentencing evokes outrage (Roundup)


December 22nd, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The six-month jail term awarded to former Haryana director general of police (DGP) S.P.S. Rathore for molesting a 14-year-old girl almost two decades ago that led her ... Read more...

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On 26/11 anniversary, ugly scenes in parliament (Lead)


November 26th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As the nation united in grief on the first anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks, the Indian parliament witnessed an ugly scene with Leader of Opposition ... Read more...

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Shame Shame puppy shame Vatsal!


September 16th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
First John Abraham, then Neil Nitin Mukesh and now, it is the Tarzan boy Vatsal Seth! Yes you guessed it right, he is the next man in Bollywood who has dared ... Read more...

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Teacher strips minor girl for not paying school fees


August 29th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Faridabad, Aug 29 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a school teacher allegedly stripped a nine year old girl of her top for not paying the tuition fee, in Faridabad.According to sources, a ... Read more...

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Nine-yr-old stripped for tuition fee


August 29th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IBNS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS) A Class III student was allegedly stripped by her teacher for failing to pay the tuition fee despite being entitled to full fee concession.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned over release of Hafiz Saeed


August 4th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned Tuesday following loud protests by Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs over the Pakistan Supreme Court's adjournment decision ... Read more...

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Nia Vardalos speaks on why Crowe and other men are allowed to be fat


July 7th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jul 7 (ANI): Actress Nia Vardalos has decided to give her piece of mind on why actor Russell Crowe and other men are complimented on being fat, while woman are ... Read more...

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16 years on, two priests, nun held for Sister Abhaya’s murder (Second Lead)


November 19th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 19 (IANS) Sixteen years after Sister Abhaya's body was found in the well of a Kerala convent, investigations into her murder finally made some headway Wednesday with the arrest of ... Read more...

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Lawyers in Pakistan observe ‘Black Day’ on emergency anniversary


November 3rd, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Nov 3 (IANS) Lawyers across Pakistan boycotted courts and held protest demonstrations Monday to mark the first anniversary of the emergency imposed by former president Pervez Musharraf who had sacked 60 ... Read more...

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Jaiswal leaves families of Mehrauli blast victims ‘unhappy’


September 27th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Sri Prakash Jaiswal visited the Mehrauli bomb blast site soon after the incident and left just as early, leaving the ... Read more...

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Stabbed Indian student ’stable’ , cabbies end Melbourne protests (Lead)


April 30th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, April 30 (IANS) Protesting Melbourne taxi drivers, many of them from the sub-continent, have won in their push for improved safety for drivers as the stabbed Indian overseas student, ... Read more...

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Cabbies threaten to blockade Melbourne airport after Indian’s stabbing


April 30th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, April 30 (IANS) Taxi drivers Wednesday threatened to blockade Melbourne airport as a 45-year-old man was charged with attempted murder following a stabbing attack on an Indian student, who ... Read more...

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Left, BJP clashes rock parliament for second day


March 11th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Left and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members clashed for the second successive day in parliament Tuesday, forcing adjournments of both houses. The Lok Sabha was first adjourned ... Read more...

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TRS MPs quit Lok Sabha, accuse UPA of betrayal


March 3rd, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Accusing the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) of "betraying the people of Telangana", four Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) MPs Monday submitted their resignations to protest the government's ... Read more...

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Gillian Gibbons controversial teddy locked up in Khartoum vault


December 3rd, 2007 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.3 (ANI): The cuddly bear that sparked off a storm in Sudan has been locked away in a Khartoum vault. Authorities anxious to draw a line under the controversy, The Sun quoted ... Read more...

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Sudanese demand death for jailed UK teacher


December 1st, 2007 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.1 (ANI): Two days after being told that she would be spending 15 days in Khartoums infamous and squalid Omdurman Womens Prison for naming a teddy bear Mohammed, 54-year-old teacher Gillian ... Read more...

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BJP stings CPI (M), demands President’s rule in West Bengal


November 22nd, 2007 - 7:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 22 (ANI): The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday launched a hard-hitting criticism against CPI (M) for being unable to handle the situation in Nandigram, and demanded imposition ... Read more...

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