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Bus strike hits life in Karnataka


September 13th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Millions of commuters were stranded at bus stands and railway stations across Karnataka as the state road transport employees struck work Thursday demanding higher wages.Drivers of ... Read more...

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BJP blames Sonia, PM for parliament stalemate


September 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday slammed the Congress over its attack on the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), saying that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should answer ... Read more...

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BJP stalls parliament again over ‘quit PM’ demand (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted again Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation ... Read more...

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Logjam continues, parliament adjourned (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the eighth day Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Government may get some bills passed amidst din


August 28th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) With no sign yet of a breakthrough in the stalemate in parliament over BJP's demand for the prime minister's resignation over coal block allocations, the ... Read more...

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‘Some Congressmen may seek to replace Manmohan with Rahul’


August 28th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Attacking the BJP over its tactic of stalling parliament proceedings, Samajwadi Party leader Mohan Singh Tuesday also took a swipe at the Congress over ... Read more...

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There’s still time and space for diplomacy on Iran: US


August 14th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) The White House Monday reiterated that there was still "time and space" for diplomacy in dealing with Iran's nuclear standoff.Washington, however, vowed to continue the two-track ... Read more...

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Salehi warns against abrupt political change in Syria


August 10th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali- Akbar Salehi has warned that an abrupt political change in conflict-ridden Syria without a roadmap for managed political transition will lead to ... Read more...

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Britain to step up help for Syrian rebels: Hague


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague says the government has been helping Syrian rebels in a "practical and non-lethal way" and intends to step up such help.The ... Read more...

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Dhumal steps in to end St Bede’s strike


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) With the strike by the faculty of St. Bede's, the country's oldest all-women college here, continuing for over a week, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar ... Read more...

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Midnight drama, deals in battle for AU’s top job


July 16th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 16 (IANS) It was midnight drama, intrigue and last-minute deal-making at the Chinese-built new building of the African Union as rival camps upped the stakes for the ... Read more...

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Molestation issue rocks Assam assembly


July 16th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 16 (IANS) The first day of the Assam assembly's monsoon session began on a stormy note Monday with all opposition parties staging a walkout against the speaker's ... Read more...

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West Indies eye series win against Black Caps


July 5th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Following a series of up-and-down performances in recent months, West Indies captain Darren Sammy called for consistency ahead of the five-match One-day International (ODI) series ... Read more...

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Shoot down US drones, say Pakistani groups


June 18th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) An alliance of religious and political parties in Pakistan has asked the government to shoot down US drones that routinely target militants, Xinhua news agency reported.They ... Read more...

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Russia not in peak condition for Euros: Physio


June 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's players are not in the best possible physical condition ahead of Euro 2012, but their fitness is at a satisfactory level, team physiotherapist Robert ... Read more...

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Strike last option for Australian cricketers


June 4th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) chief executive Paul Marsh said a strike is the last option and the players would prefer to roll the existing pay agreement ... Read more...

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Rain plays spoilsport in Port of Spain Test


April 20th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Persistent rain spoiled what could have been an enthralling finish to the second cricket Test between the West Indies and Australia, forcing a stalemate ... Read more...

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Differences on Lokpal being narrowed down: Narayanasamy


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The differences on the Lokpal Bill have been narrowed down and efforts are on to reach a consensus for passing the law in parliament, ... Read more...

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All-party meet fails to break Lokpal logjam


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) An all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Friday to end the stalemate over the anti-graft Lokpal bill ended inconclusively but decided ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi speaks to Mamata, to quit (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Ending days of stalemate, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Sunday agreed to quit after speaking with his Trinamool Congress party chief Mamata Banerjee, a short ... Read more...

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Trivedi to hand in resignation to PM ’soon’


March 18th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Ending days of stalemate with the Trinamool Congress leadership, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Sunday agreed to quit after speaking with party chief Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Stalemate continues in Himachal assembly


March 14th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 14 (IANS) The stalemate in the Himachal Pradesh assembly between the opposition Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued for third day Wednesday, with the ... Read more...

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Resurgent Arsenal beat Newcastle


March 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Arsenal carried on their good form as they came back from a goal down to beat Newcastle United 2-1 in the English Premier League.Arsenal are ... Read more...

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New Andhra ministers get portfolios


January 20th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (IANS) The deadlock over portfolios to the two new cabinet ministers in Andhra Pradesh was resolved Friday after the erstwhile Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) agreed to ... Read more...

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PM seeks parties’ support to run parliament


December 21st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) With repeated disruptions in parliament becoming a routine affair, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday appealed to all political parties to cooperate in running both ... Read more...

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Renovation work at Jagannath temple on hold


December 7th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (IANS) Crucial renovation work at the 12th century Jagannath temple complex in Puri, Odisha is likely to be delayed by a week due to a stalemate between ... Read more...

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All party meet soon to end FDI logjam: Bansal


December 5th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Monday the government is likely to call an all-party meeting to end the parliament stalemate over the ... Read more...

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Mamata says FDI decision on hold; government mum


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance government may have put on hold its decision on foreign equity in retail, given the fierce resistance from both opposition ... Read more...

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Ferrari, Red Bull exit F1 Teams Association


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Ferrari and World Champions Red Bull Racing have withdrawn from the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) over differences with the organisation in reducing costs in the ... Read more...

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India unimpressive, lucky to get a point (Lead)


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India were lucky to get away with a 1-1 draw and a point against lower-placed Afghanistan in their first match of the SAFF Cup football ... Read more...

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Rahul meets party leaders from Uttar Pradesh


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday met Congress leaders from Uttar Pradesh to review the party's preparations for the assembly elections and add momentum ... Read more...

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Angry Anna targets Rahul for Lokpal about-turn (Roundup)


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Angry with the parliamentary panel's sudden u-turn to exclude Group C employees from Lokpal's ambit, Anna Hazare Friday accused the government of "cheating" and ... Read more...

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FDI standoff an excuse not to bring Lokpal, alleges Hazare


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 2 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday accused the central government of prolonging the parliament stalemate over the issue of foreign equity in retail as an excuse not ... Read more...

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Congress dares opposition to bring no trust motion on FDI (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Asserting that there was no question of rollback of the government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, Congress Thursday ... Read more...

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No rollback of decision on FDI in retail, says Congress


December 1st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Congress Thursday said "there is no question of rollback" of the government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail ... Read more...

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