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Upgrade Mayawati’s security, BSP tells Akhilesh


July 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) After targetting him and his government for its failure to protect the statues of Dalit icons and party chief Mayawati, a delegation of BSP leaders ... Read more...

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UP officials not taking Akhilesh seriously: BSP


July 30th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The opposition BSP Monday took pot shots at Akhilesh Yadav following attacks on statues of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar and their leader Mayawati, describing the ... Read more...

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Dalit Prerna Sthal lacks security: BSP


July 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 28 (IANS) A senior BSP leader Saturday said there was neither any proper security arrangement nor electricity supply at the Dalit Prerna Sthal here. He also said that ... Read more...

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Three Ambedkar statues vandalised in UP


July 28th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Two days after a statue of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati was vandalised here, three statues of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar were damaged in ... Read more...

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Mayawati government cheated people: Akhilesh


June 1st, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday accused the previous Mayawati government of corruption and alleged that it had "cheated" people."The previous government cheated the ... Read more...

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BSP-SP ‘war’ set to get shriller in times to come


May 21st, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) When Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati two days back made a scathing attack on the Samajwadi party (SP) government, little did Chief Minister Akhilesh ... Read more...

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Mayawati government’s scams (To go with BSP runs for cover as skeletons tumble out)


May 17th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
List of alleged scams against the Mayawati regime:Teachers Eligibility Test: Rs.120 crore Seeds scam: Rs 106 crore Ban Sagar Project: Rs.1,285 crore Toilet construction scam: Rs.2,900 crore Noida plot allotment: Rs.5,000 crore plus MNREGA irregularities: Rs.12,000 ... Read more...

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Mayawati warns against razing statues


April 14th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and national president of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Mayawati Saturday warned the state government not to touch the statues ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi statue vandalised in Sri Lanka (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has ordered an investigation into the vandalisation of some statues, including that of Mahatma Gandhi, in Batticaloa town."It has been brought to ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s statue vandalised in Sri Lanka


April 7th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has ordered an investigation into an incident in which several statues, including that of Mahatma Gandhi, were vandalised."It has been brought to ... Read more...

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‘Pornographic’ sculptures in Shanghai hotel


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) Sculptures in a Shanghai hotel that were covered up after being branded pornographic will be back on display in July, a media report said.Currently, the garden ... Read more...

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Chinese hotel covers up nude statues after public ire


March 7th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) A hotel in China's Shanghai city had to cover up a set of sculptures depicting a naked couple in an intimate pose after it stirred up ... Read more...

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Mulayam Singh will be UP chief minister: Akhilesh (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party's rising son, Akhilesh Yadav, said Tuesday he did not want to be the Uttar Pradesh chief minister and that his father Mulayam ... Read more...

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I won’t be UP chief minister: Akhilesh


March 6th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Samajwadi Party's new face Akhilesh Yadav said he did not want to be the Uttar Pradesh chief minister, saying his father Mulayam Singh Yadav deserved ... Read more...

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Finally, covers go off Mayawati statues (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Draped in pink sheets since Jan 11 following an Election Commission (EC) order, the covers have gone go off scores of statues of Uttar Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Finally, veils go off Mayawati statues (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Covered in pink sheets since January following an Election Commission (EC) order, the drapes were at long last drawn off from scores of statues of Uttar ... Read more...

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Britons held for smuggling ‘fake’ artefacts out of Egypt


February 28th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) A British couple were arrested at an Egyptian airport on suspicion of trying to smuggle antiquities out of the country before experts realised they were imitations ... Read more...

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Thieves rob Greece’s Olympia museum


February 18th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Feb 17 (IANS/AKI) Thieves burst into a museum in Greece's ancient Olympia Friday and made off with dozens of artifacts of "incalculable value", media reports said.The robbers entered the ... Read more...

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Madhuri’s wax statue to be unveiled March 7


February 5th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) The much-awaited wax statue of Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit will be unveiled at London's Madame Tussauds March 7."Madame Tussauds unveiling on March 7, 2012. See ... Read more...

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Shutdown by Dalit groups in Andhra


January 30th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (IANS) A day-long shutdown began in Andhra Pradesh Monday on a call given by Dalit groups to protest the recent desecration of statues of B.R. Ambedkar.Schools, ... Read more...

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Three held for desecration of Ambedkar statues in Andhra (Lead, With corrections in paras 10, 11)


January 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh Saturday arrested three people for the recent desecration of statues of B.R. Ambedkar in East Godavari district as Dalit groups continued protests ... Read more...

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Three held for desecration of Ambedkar statues in Andhra


January 28th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police Saturday arrested three people for recent desecration of statues of B.R. Ambedkar in East Godavari district as Dalit groups continued protests in ... Read more...

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Ambedkar’s statue again desecrated in Andhra


January 26th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) In the second such incident in less than a week, unidentified people desecrated a statue of B.R. Ambedkar in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district Thursday, triggering ... Read more...

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Clashes over desecration of Ambedkar statues


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Two groups clashed in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh Monday after unidentified people desecrated three statues of B.R. Ambedkar, police said.Police banned the assembly of ... Read more...

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Will elephants figure in Republic Day parade, asks Modi


January 17th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Congress following the poll panel's orders to cover elephant statues in Uttar Pradesh until the assembly elections are over, ... Read more...

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‘No politics behind order to cover Mayawati statues’


January 16th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Monday said its decision to order covering of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's statues and the Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) poll ... Read more...

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Mayawati lashes out at CEC for covering statues


January 15th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, who turned 56 Sunday, made a frontal attack on Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi, blaming him for covering her statues ... Read more...

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Quraishi defends cover-up directive to BSP


January 9th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi Monday brushed aside criticism of the directive to cover statues of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati and ... Read more...

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Poll panel orders covering Mayawati statues (Second Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) In a landmark move, the Election Commission Saturday issued orders for covering all statues of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ... Read more...

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Cover all statues of Mayawati, BSP symbol: Quraishi (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday ordered that all statues of Chief Minister Mayawati and her Bahujan Samaj Party poll symbol, the elephant, in Uttar Pradesh should ... Read more...

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Cover all statues of Mayawati, BSP symbol: Quraishi


January 7th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Saturday ordered that all statues of Chief Minister Mayawati and her Bahujan Samaj Party poll symbol, the elephant, in the ... Read more...

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Congress attacks Mayawati over Muslim quota


December 19th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Congress Monday hit out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for attempting to hijack the central government's agenda on quota for backward caste ... Read more...

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Issue white paper on money spent on parks: Amar Singh to Mayawati


November 15th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Rashtriya Lokmanch president Amar Singh Tuesday demanded a white paper from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on the money spent in constructing Ambedkar parks in ... Read more...

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FIH to continue recognising Hockey India


November 12th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a major breather for hockey in the country, International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to continue with its recognition of Hockey India (HI) and ... Read more...

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Kareena unveiled at Tussauds


October 27th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Thursday unveiled her wax statue at the Madame Tussauds museum in Blackpool, Britain."It is an honour and a privilege for ... Read more...

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