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Rahul faces hostility from Amethi college girls


September 13th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi faced hostile college girl students on the first day of his two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Amethi Thursday.Angry over the ... Read more...

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Dayal is Maharashtra’s new police chief


July 31st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Sanjeev Dayal, a 1977-batch IPS officer took over Tuesday as the new director general of police of Maharashtra from his predecessor K. Subramanyam, who has ... Read more...

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IAF pilots training on VIP helicopters in Britain (With Images)


July 17th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots have begun training on the Agusta Westland AW 101 helicopters that have been purchased for ferrying dignitaries, the first of ... Read more...

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Goa civil society activists object to governor’s comments


June 9th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) Civil society activists in Goa have expressed outrage at Governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo's comments Friday about "self-styled civil society activists questioning the role of legislature".While ... Read more...

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Self-styled civil society undermining legislature: Goa governor


June 8th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Legislators need to be conscious of "self styled" civil society members questioning the role of the legislature in India, Goa governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo said Friday.Speaking ... Read more...

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BSP fears for Mayawati’s safety, slams UPA and UP government


May 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) Alleging a serious threat to the life of party supremo Mayawati, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Friday trained its guns on the Congress-led UPA government ... Read more...

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Goa needs balanced growth: Governor


May 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 4 (IANS) Goa's progress needs to be in harmony with its environment, new Governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo said after taking oath of office Friday."The state is witnessing progress ... Read more...

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Narasimhan, Sankaranarayanan reappointed Andhra, Maharashtra governors


April 28th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday re-appointed E.S.L. Narasimhan and K. Sankaranarayanan as governors of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra respectively.According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique, Narasimhan and ... Read more...

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Jaffar Sharief, Dhawan for governor’s posts?


April 28th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Congress leadership is considering some senior leaders and retired officials for appointment as governors in view of Raj Bhavan vacancies in some ... Read more...

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Court seeks probe report on RAW graft complaint


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a retired major general's complaint alleging lapses in the purchase of communication gadgets by RAW official Wednesday asked the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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PM prays at Golden Temple, faces black flags (Third Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began the new year Sunday by praying at the Golden Temple here while Anna Hazare supporters waved black flags and shouted ... Read more...

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PM begins New Year with prayers, showed black flags in Amritsar (Second Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began the new year Sunday by offering prayers at the Golden Temple here but had to face black flags and slogans ... Read more...

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PM begins new year with prayers at Golden Temple (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began the new year Sunday by offering prayers at Harmandar Sahib, the holiest of Sikh shrines, popularly known as the Golden ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Amritsar; to pray at Golden Temple Sunday (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in this Sikh holy city Saturday evening and will be offering prayers at the Harmandar Sahib, the holiest of Sikh ... Read more...

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PM to begin New Year with prayers at Golden Temple


December 31st, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 31 (IANS) With his government having faced a tough year, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wants to usher in the new year with prayers at the Harmandar Sahib, ... Read more...

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MP alleges harassment by PM’s security, Pranab apologises (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday apologised to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Dara Singh Chauhan who alleged that a member of his party was ... Read more...

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Development answer to left-wing extremism: Sonia Gandhi (Roundup)


December 16th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said left-wing extremism can be defeated by better implementation of rural development programmes and called for harnessing mineral resources ... Read more...

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When Sonia shook a leg with tribal dancers


December 16th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) It's not often that one sees Sonia Gandhi let herself go, but at the Mahila Congress convention here, the Congress president did exactly that ... Read more...

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Mayawati raises security issues on Rahul’s sneak visits


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 3 (IANS) Taking a serious note of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's unannounced visits to Uttar Pradesh, the Mayawati government Thursday raised critical security issues.Gandhi took the ... Read more...

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Youth held with revolver at Rahul’s rally


October 20th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi, Oct 20 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth carrying a revolver was arrested by the Special Protection Group (SPG) for attempting to get close to Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Meghalaya


September 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Shillong, Sep 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit Meghalaya Wednesday as part of efforts to boost Youth Congress membership in the state, party leaders said.Gandhi ... Read more...

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Rahul’s security cover claims policeman’s life, alleges wife


July 13th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 12 (IANS) A police constable who was injured in an accident died here Tuesday allegedly after security personnel denied him entry to a hospital where Congress general ... Read more...

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Man with revolver detained in Rahul’s vicinity


July 7th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 (IANS) A man carrying a licensed revolver was detained by security personnel Thursday while trying to approach Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi whose padyatra ... Read more...

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Rahul halts at Rampur village


July 5th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rampur (Gautam Budh Nagar), July 5 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will halt for the night at Rampur village at the end of first day of his foot ... Read more...

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Rahul’s march to get feedback on land policy: Digvijay


July 5th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Tuesday said party leader Rahul Gandhi's foot march (padyatra) from the twin villages of Bhatta-Parsaul was aimed at getting ... Read more...

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I am with you, Rahul tells farmers in Mayawati land (Second Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nangla Bhattauna (Uttar Pradesh), July 5 (IANS) Ramping up pressure on the Mayawati-led government, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi Tuesday took his campaign against forced land acquisition to the farmer's ... Read more...

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Mumbai CBI officer awarded President’s Police Medal


April 30th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Joint Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Rishi Raj Singh, posted in Mumbai, was Saturday awarded the President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service, ... Read more...

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Sonia, Rahul mingle with spectators at Mohali


March 31st, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), March 30 (IANS) While the prime ministers of India and Pakistan watched the India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal in the secure environs of the pavilion, Congress president Sonia ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh lauds security agencies, cautions against terror threats


March 30th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, today urged police and security authorities to improve their professional standards and build more appropriate and better infrastructure to handle ... Read more...

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WC semi-final: Mohali converted into armed fortress


March 28th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Mar. 28 (ANI): With the Prime Ministers' of India and Pakistan announcing their intentions to watch the World Cup semi-final match between the teams of the two countries here on Wednesday ... Read more...

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3,000 cops pad up for India-Pakistan match


March 27th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 27 (IANS) Over 3,000 policemen have been lined up, 100 CCTV cameras installed, quick reaction teams, bomb disposal squads and commando forces are on alert -- intense ... Read more...

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Mohali match: Can Chandigarh’s infrastructre handle it?


March 27th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) With the high-voltage India-Pakistan match turning into a tool for cricket diplomacy between the two nations and a galaxy of VVIPs descending to witness the ... Read more...

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Rahul upsets Shillong journalists (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's visit here turned out to be a PR disaster Monday with the media furious at being kept out of his interaction with ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to meet students in Meghalaya


February 13th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 13 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit this Meghalaya capital Monday to interact with students of the North Eastern Hill University on a range of issues, an ... Read more...

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Congress workers clash with UP Police during Rahul Gandhi’s visit


February 7th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur, Feb 7 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday baton charged the Congress party workers after chaos broke outside the Kanpur Medical College during the visit of Congress General Secretary Rahul ... Read more...

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