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Relief to exit Mamata cabinet: West Bengal Congress


September 21st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her "dictatorial attitude", and claiming that the law and order situation in the state had been ... Read more...

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UP to expedite implementation of new industrial policy


September 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has directed various departments to expedite the implementation of the new industrial policy.The Infrastructure and Industrial Investment Promotion Policy 2012 was announced ... Read more...

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We hope Mamata will review her decision: Bengal Congress


September 18th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Terming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to withdraw support to the UPA-II government as "unfortunate", West Bengal Pradesh Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee Tuesday expressed ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee given civic reception by Bengal government (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, who Friday began a four-day official visit to his home state Bengal -- his first after assuming the nation's highest post, was ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir cabinet meets in remote LoC village


September 12th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) As part of his government's policy to carry governance to the doorsteps of people living in the far-flung areas of the state, Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... Read more...

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UP announces new industrial policy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) After a gap of eight years, Uttar Pradesh will have a new industrial policy that aims at achieving 11.2 per cent sectoral growth in the state.The ... Read more...

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J&K; government creates 1,083 posts, approves Jammu golf course


August 30th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday approved the creation of 1,083 posts of village-level workers (VLWs) in the rural development department.It also took a decision to ... Read more...

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Anxiety in BJP over move to make Virbhadra Himachal Congress chief (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) There is anxiety in the ruling BJP in Himachal Pradesh with the Congress likely to appoint former chief minister Virbhadra Singh as the party's state ... Read more...

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Four new hydropower projects for Uttar Pradesh


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Four hydropower projects with a combined capacity of 3,400 KW will be set up in Uttar Pradesh in three years, the state government has said.An empowered ... Read more...

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Minister flayed for saying officials can steal from state coffers


August 10th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's PWD minister Shivpal Yadav Friday back-tracked from his earlier statement in which he had reportedly told state government officials to steal but not ... Read more...

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Churchill Brothers’ ground lease to be cancelled


August 7th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 7 (IANS) Goa's BJP government has begun the process of cancelling the controversial lease of a playground given to the Churchill Brothers football club run by two Congress ... Read more...

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UP to provide broadband service to all panchayats


July 31st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday decided to go ahead with the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project under which all village panchayats (councils) in the state ... Read more...

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Delhi to auction fancy vehicle registration numbers


July 31st, 2012 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday said that the state cabinet has approved allotment of fancy registration numbers for four wheeled private vehicles through auction. ... Read more...

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Poor rain hits paddy transplantation in Bihar


July 30th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 30 (IANS) Inadequate rains have hit paddy cultivation in Bihar as less than 50 percent transplantation of the target area had taken place till date this Kharif season, leaving ... Read more...

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Himachal to construct two mega tunnels


July 27th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday gave green signal to construction of two mega all-weather tunnels at a cost of Rs.500 crore.The state cabinet, in a meeting ... Read more...

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Jharkhand bans sale, manufacturing of gutka


July 24th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 24 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Tuesday banned manufacture, storage, distribution and sale of 'gutka' (tobacco-laced areca nut pieces) in the state, said an official.The Jharkhand cabinet meeting chaired ... Read more...

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Congress, Trinamool in verbal duel over Chidambaram comments (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Alliance partners Congress and Trinamool Congress Tuesday continued to spar over Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's sharp indictment of the continuing political clashes in West ... Read more...

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Rose garden, art gallery at Roerich’s Bangalore estate


July 6th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) Known for its gardens, Bangalore will get an exclusive 25-acre rose garden in city's outskirts on the sprawling estate of Russian painter Svetoslav Roerich and his ... Read more...

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Door-to-door garbage collection in 8 Rajasthan cities


July 5th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 4 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Wednesday announced a door-to-door garbage collection policy for eight major cities, including Jaipur and Jodhpur."Private companies will be roped in for door-to-door garbage ... Read more...

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PM recognises Assam soil erosion as natural disaster


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said Assam's erosion problem will be included in the list of the country's natural disasters, a move that will enable ... Read more...

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Rajasthan offers sops to industrial units


June 13th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 13 (IANS) To attract investment into Rajasthan, the state cabinet Wednesday offered various sops to prospective industrial units."These decisions of the cabinet will pave way for investment of ... Read more...

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Gadkari steps in again to paper over BJP in-fighting (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


June 10th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari has stepped in again, a second time in a month, to end in-fighting between party factions in Himachal Pradesh ahead of ... Read more...

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Notices to three Andhra legislators in liquor pay-off scam


June 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Andhra Pradesh Saturday issued notices to three legislators in liquor pay-off case.Ruling Congress party lawmaker M. Kavitha and main opposition Telugu ... Read more...

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Haryana’s Olympians to get Rs.11 lakh reward


June 1st, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) All players from Haryana participating in the London Olympics next month will get a reward money of Rs.11 lakh each, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced ... Read more...

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Prasad will be new Kashmir police chief (Second Lead, Changing dateline)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Ashok Prasad, the additional director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) here, is tipped to be the new chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.Prasad joined the ... Read more...

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Munda, wife discharged from hospital


May 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda and his wife Meera Munda, who were injured when their helicopter crash-landed here May 9, were Thursday discharged from a city ... Read more...

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Alina Saldanha’s entry into Goa cabinet deferred


May 8th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 8 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday had to face embarrassment after the Election Commission asked his government to defer the induction of a non-elected person ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike affects schools, offices in Kashmir


May 8th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir government employees across Kashmir Valley began a two-day strike Tuesday to press the state government for the implementation of their demands.Except for the ... Read more...

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UP cabinet revokes facilities to key Mayawati aide


April 27th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) The Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh Friday took some major decisions at its third cabinet meeting, including revoking all facilities being provided ... Read more...

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Bihar to launch caste census from April 20


April 19th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 19 (IANS) Bihar is all set to begin caste census from April 20 under a central government scheme. It's a gigantic exercise undertaken across the country after a ... Read more...

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Rajasthan lawmaker suspended for foul language


April 17th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 17 (IANS) A Rajasthan legislator was Tuesday suspended for a year from the assembly for using foul language against a minister, officials said. Hanuman Beniwal, who represents ... Read more...

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Adarsh society plot belongs to government, says judicial panel (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) In a major relief to three former Maharashtra chief ministers, a judicial panel's interim report Tuesday said the land on which the controversial Adarsh Society building ... Read more...

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State owns Adarsh Society land, says judicial panel


April 17th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) In a major relief to three former chief ministers, a judicial panel probing Adarsh Society scam Tuesday said that the land on which the controversial highrise ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Maharashtra assembly over auditor’s report


April 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) A belligerent opposition Monday mounted pressure on the government to table in the assembly the official auditor's report on controversial land allotments in Maharashtra.The opposition ... Read more...

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Adarsh society case: Interim probe report submitted


April 13th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The interim report of a two-member commission probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam in Mumbai was submitted to the Maharashtra government Friday, official sources said.The report ... Read more...

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