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Raj Thackeray threatens to shut Hindi channels misquoting him


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Sunday took potshots at Hindi news channels and said that he would shut them all down if they ... Read more...

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Assam violence: Sonia warns against partisan finger-pointing


August 28th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Warning against "partisan finger-pointing" over the Assam violence, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday called for "strictest possible action" against those who targeted people from ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama sports a $6,800 jacket


July 30th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michelle Obama spotted a 6800 dollar jacket to London recently. The US first lady wore the jacket to London Soiree and she did not receive any ... Read more...

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Court refuses to quash FIR against CPI-M leader


June 28th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 28 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday refused to quash a FIR registered against a CPI-M leader for a speech justifying murders, and asked police to go ahead ... Read more...

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Parliament worked smoothly back then, says oldest member


May 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Lawmakers should utlise parliament's time instead of wasting it, said one of India's first members of parliament, 92-year-old Rishang Keishing."In those days, every thing was ... Read more...

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Kashmir panchayat members stage hunger strike


May 1st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 1 (IANS) Dozens of village elders and panchayat members sat on a day's hunger strike here Tuesday to protest against the alleged apathy of the Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Gehlot slams Modi, Jayalalithaa


April 16th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Monday accused Gujarat and Tamil Nadu chief ministers of making "undignified comments" in their speeches at the chief ministers' ... Read more...

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Omar thirsty for power, says Mehbooba


March 27th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 27 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday launched a spirited attack on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, calling him a man who has ... Read more...

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Court allows Muslim scholar to hold meetings


March 15th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) The Bombay High Court has granted conditional permission to Pakistani-born Canadian Islamic scholar Maulana Tahirul Qadri to hold public meetings in the city, an official said ... Read more...

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Deported hate preacher gives speeches on web


March 14th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) A Muslim hate preacher who was deported from Britain to Jamaica has been found to be broadcasting his extremist views live over the internet.Abdullah el-Faisal, 48, ... Read more...

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Two Russians detained for brawl on plane


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian couple engaged in a drunken brawl with French police on board a Brazil-bound plane in Paris, a media report said.A 30-year-old man and ... Read more...

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Never called Mayawati stone-hearted: Sushma


February 21st, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday denied calling Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati a "stone-hearted woman"."I have never said Mayawati is stone-hearted or ... Read more...

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YouTube channel launched for Dubai ruler


February 15th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 14 (IANS/WAM) The government of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday launched a YouTube channel for UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai, ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray hits out at uncle, Shiv Sena


February 14th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Hitting out at his uncle and Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's comments about his mimicry, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray Monday said he has ... Read more...

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Chinese city wants long speeches cut short


February 9th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) Authorities in a Chinese city are planning to cut long speeches of officials that often leave issues at hand undecided and others at meetings quite bored.The ... Read more...

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Poll-bound Punjab celebrates R-Day under EC watch


January 26th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Republic Day was celebrated in Punjab Thursday under the watchful eye of the Election Commission (EC) officials as the state goes to assembly polls Jan ... Read more...

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Don’t elect leaders who read written speeches: Uma Bharti


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti Sunday said that voters in the country should not elect leaders who just read speeches written by others."National ... Read more...

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Amitabh to inaugurate school for special children


January 10th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will soon inaugurate a school for special children in Nasik."Another trip is towards Nasik to inaugurate a school for 'special' children, ... Read more...

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Ashwin says it’s time India performed to avoid another whitewash


January 4th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin says it is high time the team performed on the field to avoid e another whitewash overseas.India will have to do something ... Read more...

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Hazare arrives in Mumbai


December 26th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Anna Hazare Monday evening reached Mumbai ahead of his three-day agitation for a strong Lokpal bill.Hazare, who looked fit and fine, is likely to halt ... Read more...

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Was amazed to see Advani’s energy during yatra: Prasad


December 24th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) BJP's Ravi Shankar Prasad, who accompanied senior leader L.K. Advani during the Jan Chetna Yatra, would sometimes get tired after a hectic schedule, but he ... 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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I will continue ‘drama’ of mingling with poor: Rahul Gandhi


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) With his political opponents dubbing his visits to villages and sharing of meals with the poor as a "drama", Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Sonia hits out at Team Anna, commits Lokpal (Roundup)


November 9th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chamoli (Uttarakhand)/New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday hit out at Team Anna and said the party and the UPA government were committed to a strong ... Read more...

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Sonia’s speech reflects our views: BJP


November 9th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said Congress president Sonia Gandhi's speech against corruption, that was read out in absentia at a ... Read more...

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CPI-M demands probe into Darjeeling bridge collapse


October 25th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Accusing the Darjeeling administration and police of callousness in the wake of the bridge collapse that claimed 32 lives, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday ... Read more...

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All bridges in Darjeeling will be checked: Mamata


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Oct 23 (IANS) In the wake of bridge collapse in the Darjeeling district, which left 32 people dead, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday announced all bridges ... Read more...

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Darjeeling bridge collapse: Rs.2 lakh for victims’ kin


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Oct 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday announced compensation of Rs.2 lakh each to the families of those killed in the bridge collapse in this ... Read more...

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UN General Assembly session concludes


September 28th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 28 (IANS) The 66th session of the UN General Assembly has concluded here, Xinhua reported.The General Assembly session commenced last Wednesday, with the theme "The role of ... Read more...

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Party leaders should be selected through merit only: Jaitley


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Calling upon his partymen and political opponents to draw inspiration from former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley here ... Read more...

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First give me proof, Kejriwal says of privilege motion


September 5th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Slapped with a privilege motion notice by the Rajya Sabha, Team Anna activist Arvind Kejriwal Monday asked the upper house to provide him copies of ... Read more...

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Obama’s speechwriter leaves for Hollywood


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A speechwriter for US President Barack Obama is quitting the White House to move to Hollywood and take up TV comedies, the Washington ... Read more...

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Volunteers, backbone of the movement: Kejriwal


August 28th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Describing them as the backbone of the agitation, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Sunday had a special word of praise for the over 300 volunteers ... Read more...

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Kejriwal meets Khurshid, no progress yet (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Talks have begun between Team Anna and the government on the formation of a stringent Lokpal Bill with Law Minister Salman Khurshid meeting Arwind Kejriwal ... Read more...

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Political parties formulate conduct code in Pakistani district


August 22nd, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Political parties have jointly framed a code of conduct for carrying out their activities in Mohmand Agency in Pakistan's northwest."The local leaders agreed during a meeting ... Read more...

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