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Washington Post offers no apology for Manmohan story


September 6th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) As a Washington Post article on the allegedly poor leadership of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh created a strong reaction in Delhi, the influential US daily's ... Read more...

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TDP legislators continue protest over power shortage


August 28th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Legislators of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), the main opposition party in Andhra Pradesh assembly, Tuesday continued their protest against the shortage of electricity.The legislators, who ... Read more...

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Man who questioned Mamata denied bail


August 13th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A West Bengal court Monday rejected the bail plea of a man, who was arrested after he had publicly questioned Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about ... Read more...

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CITU calls 24-hour Bengal transport strike, Mamata fumes (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest against the increase in petrol and diesel prices, ... Read more...

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Mamata warns officials against taking part in transport strike (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Flaying the CPI-M's labour arm CITU for calling a 24-hour transport strike July 31, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday threatened to cancel licences ... Read more...

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Rosie O’Donnell says that little people make her anxious


February 16th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rosie O’Donnell and Chelsea Handler have incurred the wrath of little people. Handler was on “The Rosie Show” on the Oprah Winfrey Network. The two women ... Read more...

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Will get backwards their dues even if poll panel hangs me: Khurshid


February 11th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Farrukhabad (Uttar Pradesh)/New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Triggering a fresh controversy after he was censured by the Election Commission over promise of nine percent quota for minorities, Congresss leader ... Read more...

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Won’t support any coup, says Imran Khan


January 12th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan Thursday said the party would not support a military coup as the country witnessed a stand-off between the political ... Read more...

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Kayani calls commanders’ meet after defence secretary’s sack


January 11th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has called an emergency meeting of top commanders Thursday in the wake of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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Quota row: Poll panel notice to Khurshid on BJP’s complaint (Night Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday issued a notice to Law Minister Salman Khurshid, whose promise to provide nine percent reservation to backward Muslims in Uttar ... Read more...

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BJP moves EC over Khurshid’s remarks on Muslim quota (Evening Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid's promise to provide nine percent reservation to backward Muslims in Uttar Pradesh, if voted to power, triggered a strong reaction ... Read more...

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Ralegan Siddhi sarpanch to contest polls on NCP ticket


January 9th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Jan 9 (IANS) In a surprise development, veteran social crusader Anna Hazare Monday have his nod to Ralegan Siddhi sarpanch (headman) Jaisingh Mapare to contest next ... Read more...

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Gita row sparks storm, India flags issue at ‘highest level’ (Roundup)


December 20th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A move by a Russian court to ban the Bhagavad Gita, first reported by IANS, remained a hot issue Tuesday with political parties raising ... Read more...

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Badal conferred highest Sikh title, radicals cry foul


December 5th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 5 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was Monday bestowed the "Panth Rattan Fakhr-e-Qaum (Jewel of the religion, pride of the community)" title by the Sikh clergy ... Read more...

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Omar backtracks from amending state penal law


November 29th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday backtracked on his stand of amending the state's Ranbir Penal Code to give protective cover to the army ... Read more...

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Girl kills self after mother informed she’s on cannabis


November 24th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) A teenaged girl in Britain hanged herself after a letter stating that she was using cannabis was mistakenly sent to her mother instead of her doctor.The ... Read more...

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Congress warns legislators loyal to Jagan


August 21st, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Taken aback by the decision of as many as 24 party legislators loyal to YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy to quit, Andhra Pradesh's ruling ... Read more...

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TDP, TRS legislators to again quit, Congress to decide Monday (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) A day after the Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker rejected the resignations of 101 legislators from Telangana, those belonging to opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Sunday ... Read more...

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Sonia ticked me off for criticising Chidambaram: Digvijay (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijay Singh, who often courts controversy over his remarks, has said he was ticked off by Congress president Sonia Gandhi for criticising ... Read more...

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Digvijay rejects charge of communalising terror


July 24th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Denying the charge of "communalising terror", Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh also clarified that he has not "slapped anyone" and all these stories against ... Read more...

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TDP, TRS legislators to quit again, Congress still undecided (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) A day after the Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker rejected the resignations of 101 legislators from Telangana, those belonging to opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Sunday ... Read more...

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Congress distances from Digvijay’s remarks on RSS


July 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Congress Monday distanced itself from the remarks of party leader Digvijay Singh about Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) making "bomb factories" and advised against ... Read more...

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Protests across Andhra Pradesh against fuel price hike


June 25th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) The hike in prices of diesel, cooking gas and kerosene evoked a strong reaction in Andhra Pradesh with opposition parties Saturday staging protests across the ... Read more...

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NCW wants CBI probe in Bhatta-Parsaul violence, Mayawati hits back (Third Lead)


May 22nd, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Saturday recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged atrocities against women of Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Karnataka ombudsman ticks off Moily


March 20th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) N. Santosh Hegde Sunday ticked off central Law Minister Veerappa Moily, saying he does not need a certificate from him on his functioning."I ... Read more...

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BJP faces WikiLeaks heat on India-US deal (Lead)


March 19th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The target of the latest WikiLeaks expose, the BJP Saturday dismissed reports that its leaders had adopted different stands in their public declarations and ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: BJP’s double standards exposed, says Moily


March 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Saturday said the WikiLeaks latest expose about the BJP's private conversations with American diplomats on the India-US nuclear ... Read more...

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Pak Govt has decided to grant Davis diplomatic immunity to end row with US: Official


February 17th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17(ANI): The Pakistan Government has decided to grant diplomatic immunity to double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis, a high-ranking government official has said.The detained American's fate, however, will eventually be ... Read more...

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PDP takes out ‘resolution’ rally


February 14th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 14 ( IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party Monday took out what it called a resolution rally here seeking an earlier solution to the more than ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s wedding dress ‘will be modest’


February 8th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Fashion designer Bruce Oldfield has predicted that royal bride-to-be Kate Middleton will wear a 'modest' dress on her wedding day that will cover up any bare flesh.On ... Read more...

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A vaccine that gives you hangover to help quit liquor!


January 9th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) A vaccine that helps alcoholics kick the habit by triggering a terrible hangover is undergoing animal trials. The vaccine would increase nausea, accelerate heartbeats, induce sweating and a ... Read more...

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Blasphemy Law bill should ‘immediately be withdrawn’ from Pak NA: JUI-F


January 9th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 9 (ANI): Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-F (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has asked the Pakistan Government to withdraw a private bill seeking an amendment to the country's Blasphemy Law."A private bill tabled ... Read more...

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Transparency International won’t be allowed to work in Pak: Malik


November 28th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Nov 28 (ANI): Transparency International (TI) is a detective agency, and the organisation will not be allowed to work in Pakistan, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.Talking to media persons during ... Read more...

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‘Pak to lose foreign funding if it severs links with Transparency International’


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 22(ANI): Foreign funding to Pakistan may reportedly be directly hit if the country's government cuts its contacts with anti-corruption organization Transparency International Pakistan (TIP).According to the News, severing contacts with ... Read more...

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Pak govt probing Transparency International’s operations in country


November 21st, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 21 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Ministry has asked all ministries, divisions and departments to sever contacts with Transparency International (TI), as the government has started investigating operations of the Pakistan chapter ... Read more...

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