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JD-U workers protest black market in fertilizer


September 21st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) Hundreds of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United activists Friday ransacked the party's state headquarters here protesting against rampant black market in fertilizers.Police said the slogan-shouting JD-U workers ... Read more...

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Fire-ravaged Mantralaya to get new look


August 30th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Ten weeks after a major fire gutted the Maharashtra state headquarters, the government plans to fully repair and renovate the iconic building here, including making ... Read more...

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Tripura to launch 24X7 ambulance service


July 28th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 28 (IANS) Tripura, under a central government scheme, will launch an emergency ambulance service to provide 24 hours facility to the patients, officials said Saturday.The authorities will start ... Read more...

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Joshi-Modi poster war reaches Jaipur


June 29th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) The poster war between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his arch-rival Sanjay Joshi reached Jaipur Friday.One of the posters appeared mysteriously outside the gates ... Read more...

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Rajasthan lawmaker discharged in staged shootout case


May 31st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 31 (IANS) Rajasthan legislator and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajendra Singh Rathore walked out of jail here Thursday after a court discharged him in criminal Dara ... Read more...

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CPI-M alleges disrespect to slain ex-legislator


February 24th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Amid allegations that slain former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislator Pradeep Tah was not given due honour in the West Bengal assembly, thousands of ... Read more...

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Goa illegal mining scam worth $423 million: Trinamool Congress


February 15th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) Trinamool Congress president in Goa Wilfred de Souza Wednesday said he had a glimpse of Justice M.B. Shah commission report on illegal mining and that ... Read more...

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Sarojini dubs CPI-M ‘male dominated party’


February 10th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) Sarojini Balanandan, a leader of the CPI-M, Friday broke down after she realized that she had been shunted out of the 84-member Kerala state committee.The 74-year-old ... Read more...

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Five Christians in BJP’s first list of Goa poll candidates


February 6th, 2012 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced its first list of 22 candidates for the March 3 assembly polls in Goa. The list includes five ... Read more...

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BJP promises to remodel Mayawati monuments, oppose minority quota (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) promised Friday that if voted to power in Uttar Pradesh it would remodel the multi-billion rupee monuments and parks erected ... Read more...

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Development will help fight Maoist menace: Arjun Munda (Interview)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) Development had not reached many parts of Jharkhand, Chief Minister Arjun Munda admitted after an extensive road trip across the state and said candidly that ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to monitor under-construction roads through mobile phones


January 20th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 20 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has come out with a unique idea to monitor road construction in the state - pictures clicked on mobile phones.The photos ... Read more...

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Crucial CPI-M politburo, central committee meetings from Tuesday


January 16th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) top leadership would, during a four-day sitting beginning here Tuesday, discuss crucial documents determining the party's future tactical line ... Read more...

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Maharashtra orders probe into attack on Dalit woman


January 12th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Thursday ordered a probe into the atrocity on a Dalit widow who was stripped, paraded and beaten up in Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's ... Read more...

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Goa NCP legislator resigns from seat, party


December 30th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 30 (IANS) Former Goa tourism minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator Francisco Pacheco Friday resigned from his seat and the party, claiming that the Congress-NCP led ... Read more...

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51-kg ladoo for Ajit Singh’s entry into union cabinet


December 18th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) here Sunday evening celebrated the induction of its president Ajit Singh into the union cabinet as ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to YSR on birth anniversary


July 8th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to the late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on his 62nd birth anniversary Friday.The late leader's widow Vijaylakshmi, son ... Read more...

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Cops, locals clash over alleged Quran desecration


July 6th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Police clashed with a group of Muslims in an Uttar Pradesh village Wednesday over the alleged desecration of a Quran, an event some police officials said ... Read more...

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Anti-India sentiment in Bangladesh worrying: BJP


July 2nd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 2 (IANS) Rapid Islamisation in Bangladesh was a cause for concern, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Tarun Vijay said Saturday."The BJP expresses deep concern over the growing ... Read more...

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CPI-M begins introspection on poll debacle (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday began a three-day exercise to introspect on the reasons for its defeat in the West Bengal and Kerala ... Read more...

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CPI-M politburo meets to discuss poll debacle


June 10th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) began a crucial politburo meeting here Friday to look into the reasons for its defeat in the West Bengal and ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to oversee Congress affairs in Uttar Pradesh


June 7th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's three hour meeting Tuesday with top Uttar Pradesh partymen at the state headquarters of the party here has sent the ... Read more...

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Congress pays homage to Rajiv Gandhi


May 21st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) Congressmen in Tamil Nadu paid homage to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on the occasion of his 20th death anniversary Saturday.Union Ministers G.K. Vasan, V. Narayanasamy, ... Read more...

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After 34 years, a ‘different’ day in Bengal (Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) It was a "very different" Saturday for the people of West Bengal. A day after the 34-year-old Left Front government was swept out of power, ... Read more...

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BJP wins Bastar for fifth consecutive time (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday won the Bastar Lok Sabha seat for the fifth time in a row. The BJP candidate Dinesh Kashyap ... Read more...

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BJP consolidates lead in Bastar Lok Sabha seat (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Dinesh Kashyap Friday consolidated his lead over Kawasi Lakhma of the Congress in the Bastar Lok Sabha seat. ... Read more...

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Arrests of CPI-M, Trinamool leaders not comparable: Congress


April 18th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) No comparison can be made between the arrests of CPI-M leader Majid Ali and Trinamool Congress candidate Subhranshu Roy as the former is a "dreaded ... Read more...

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Congress to decide post-polls on joining Bengal government: Pranab (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Vowing to support the Trinamool Congress, union Finance Minister and Congress stalwart Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said the issue of joining the government in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan to contest Kerala polls from Malampuzha (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) Ending the suspense over whether Kerala's octogenarian chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan would be contesting the April 13 assembly elections, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) announced ... Read more...

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Poll panel asks for Kolkata top cop’s removal (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) The Election Commission has sought the replacement of Kolkata Police Commissioner Gautam Mohan Chakraborty as he has completed more than three years in office, a West ... Read more...

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Poll panel seeks replacement of Kolkata police chief


March 16th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) The Election Commission has sought the replacement of Kolkata Police Commissioner Gautam Mohan Chakraborty as he has completed more than three years in the post, a ... Read more...

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Kerala polls: Left manifesto promises 2.5 million new jobs


March 15th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 15 (IANS) Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) Tuesday made fresh promises in its election manifesto which include 2.5 million new jobs, rice at Rs.two per kg and ... Read more...

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Wanted CPI-M leader met Buddhadeb, but not arrested: Trinamool


March 13th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) Trinamool Congress Saturday complained to the West Bengal chief electoral officer (CEO) about a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader wanted in several cases roaming free ... Read more...

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Assam AGP-BJP in secret seat sharing deal?


March 7th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 7 (IANS) A blazing row has erupted in Assam over reports that the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has struck a secret seat sharing deal with the ... Read more...

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Punjab sets up rehabilitation cell for Libya returnees


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday set up a rehabilitation cell in the state headquarters here to help migrants of Punjab-origin returning from strife-torn Libya."To facilitate the rehabilitation ... Read more...

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