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Big Bengal presence at Pranab’s swearing-in

July 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) It is 'Delhi Chalo' of a different kind. With West Bengal's Pranab Mukherjee all set to take over as India's president Wednesday, his family members, ... Read more...

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Bengal to focus on ayurveda

July 12th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to revive ayurveda both for medical treatment and development of rural areas of the state, lawmakers said Tuesday."(Chief Minister) ... Read more...

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BJP takes Karnataka battle to Delhi

May 16th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday mounted pressure on the central government not to dismiss its ministry in Karnataka as Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley to endorse 2012 presidential Republican candidate

December 5th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Nikki Haley, the Indian-origin politician in America, has said that she would endorse a presidential candidate before the primaries.Politico quoted South Carolina Governor-elect Haley as saying that ... Read more...

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Bear Baying Comes Under Scanner Of Animal Rights Groups

August 24th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Humane Society of the United States leaders are urging the state lawmakers to ban the controversy laden "bear baying" competitions. The noted animal protection organization ... Read more...

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South Carolina Governor, Mark Sanford, Purportedly Witnessed His Argentine Mistress In Florida

May 13th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): At a news conference on Wednesday on an unconnected issue, the South Carolina Governor, Mark Sanford, articulated that he had spent the previous weekend in ... Read more...

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Several states plan lawsuit over Obama’s health care legislation

March 23rd, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Lawmakers in 38 states have deemed the health care legislation unconstitutional, and are now "redoubling their efforts to pass legislation that would stop ObamaCare at the state ... Read more...

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Gujarat kickstarts golden jubilee celebrations

January 2nd, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 1 (IANS) Gujarat kicked off the golden jubilee celebrations of its formation at a grand function here Friday with state lawmakers vowing to work to take the state to ... Read more...

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Police baton charge on LJP rally

December 17th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Dec 17 (ANI): Police resorts to baton charge to quell the workers of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) here on Thursday.The LJP workers were protesting against a special package for the ... Read more...

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Ousted Illinois governor debuts as radio host

March 26th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 26 (Xinhua) Ousted Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, who was accused of trying to sell US President Barack Obama's senator seat, hit Chicago's air waves with his first gig ... Read more...

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Kirpan bill introduced in California assembly

February 28th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) In a major development for the Sikh community in the US, a bill has been introduced in the California state assembly for mandatory education on the kirpan ... Read more...

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Alaska State Senate find Sarah Palins hubby in contempt

February 7th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 7 (ANI): The State Senate in Alaska voted on Friday to find Governor Sarah Palins husband, Todd, in contempt for failing to testify despite being subpoenaed in September last ... Read more...

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Obama team had no ‘inappropriate’ contact with Blagojevich: probe

December 24th, 2008 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (DPA) President-elect Barack Obama's team had no "inappropriate" discussions with scandal-plagued Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich about naming a successor to the Senate, according to a report on an internal ... Read more...

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Illinois Supreme Court asked to declare Governor unfit

December 13th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Chicago, Dec.13 (ANI): Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked the State Supreme Court to grant a temporary restraining order barring Governor Rod Blagojevich from completing state business and declaring him ... Read more...

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Indian American being racially targetted by Republicans: Senator

November 2nd, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 2 (IANS) Indian American Ashwin Madia, who is contesting as a Democrat the Nov 4 polls to the US House of Representatives, is being racially targeted by his Republican ... Read more...

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Panel finds Palin guilty of abusing her power in Troopergate row

October 11th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Alaska , Oct 11 (ANI): A legislative panel has reportedly found that Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin had abused her power as Alaska Governor in firing Public Safety Commissioner Walter Monegan ... Read more...

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Alaska court says “Trooper Gate” inquiry to continue

October 10th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.10 (ANI): Alaska''s Supreme Court has said that the ethics investigation into Governor Sarah Palin, the Republican vice-presidential nominee, in connection with the "Trooper Gate" inquiry, will continue.The decision Thursday ... Read more...

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100 Samajwadi Party workers detained on way to Mayawati’s village

August 10th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 10 (IANS) About 100 Samajwadi Party (SP) activists, including five MPs and two state lawmakers, were detained at the Uttar Pradesh border Sunday when they were headed for Mayawati's village ... Read more...

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