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Maruti not shifting from Haryana, Bhargava assures Hooda


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) Despite the latest violence which left one senior official dead and nearly 100 injured, public sector automobile giant Maruti has no plans to shift its base ... Read more...

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Prasad to be deputy opposition leader in Rajya Sabha


July 19th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad is set to become the deputy leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha as his name was suggested ... Read more...

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CPCB fails to file report on water pollution at Bhopal site


July 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has failed to file a report in the Supreme Court on the status of groundwater contamination at the Union ... Read more...

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Jagan’s bail plea dismissed (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who has been arrested in a case ... Read more...

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Penalty on HDFC Standard Life seen as warning


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) A warning bugle for the industry is what life insurance officials say of the Rs.1.47 ($333,000) crore penalty imposed by the insurance regulator on HDFC Standard ... Read more...

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‘Getting upset over cartoons immature’


May 19th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Eminent journalists, writers and cartoonists gathered at the capital's Press Club of India (PCI) Friday for a discussion on the controversy stirred by famed ... Read more...

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Maoists up demand for releasing Menon, want 17 rebels freed


April 27th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) In a fresh demand, Maoists holding Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon hostage have asked for 17 of their jailed associates to be released, sources ... Read more...

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‘Abducted collector Menon is safe’


April 26th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 26 (IANS) Alex Paul Menon was "fine and safe", Left leader Manish Kunjam said Thursday after delivering asthma medicines for Chhattisgarh's Sukma collector who has been in Maoist ... Read more...

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Collector’s abduction: tension as Maoist deadline nears


April 25th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 25 (IANS) Tension spread in Chhattisgarh as the deadline set by the abductors of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon lapses at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Reports coming ... Read more...

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Medicines rushed for abducted Menon amid uncertainty over talks (Second Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Emergency medicines were rushed Tuesday for abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, who is being held by Maoists in Chhattisgarh for the past ... Read more...

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Collector’s abduction: Two of three ‘mediators’ say no (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Two of the three mediators named by Maoists to negotiate the release of Chhattisgarh district collector Alex Paul Menon have refused to join talks. ... Read more...

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I can’t mediate using innocent as pawn, says Bhushan


April 24th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Supreme Court lawyer and prominent Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan has declined to mediate on behalf of the Maoists who have kidnapped Chhattisgarh's Sukma District ... Read more...

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Ahuwalia files nomination for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll


April 21st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) outgoing deputy leader in the upper house of parliament, S.S. Ahluwalia Saturday filed nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Dhaka High Court postpones Bangladesh’s cricket tour to Pakistan


April 19th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) suffered a huge set-back Thursday when, citing security concerns, the Dhaka High Court ordered the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to postpone ... Read more...

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Resentment in JMM over Rajya Sabha candidate


April 18th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 18 (IANS) Senior Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader and former deputy chief minister Sudhir Mahto Wednesday staged a sit-in demonstration in the steel city of Jamshedpur to ... Read more...

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JMM fields Saneev Kumar for Rajya Sabha


April 17th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 17 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has again fielded Supreme Court lawyer Sanjeev Kumar for Rajya Sabha poll scheduled on May 3.JMM chief Shibu Soren ... Read more...

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Human rights body protests atrocities on Lankan Tamils


April 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Rights group Human Rights Defence International (HRDI) Thursday protested near the Sri Lankan High Commission here against what they termed as the Sri Lankan Army's ... Read more...

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Investments will boost India, US economies: Harvard India meet


March 27th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Boston, March 27 (IANS) The role of bilateral foreign direct investment in boosting the economies of India and the United States was highlighted at the Harvard India Conference here on ... Read more...

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Changes in marriage law welcome, says women


March 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The government's move to make divorce a quicker process has been largely welcomed as a long overdue step though some women activists and lawyers have ... Read more...

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Hardeep Puri, Prashant Bhushan at Harvard meet (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, March 24 (IANS) Leaders representing India's government, business, politics, law, media and entertainment, including Hardeep Puri, India's Permanent Representative at the UN and Supreme Court lawyer and civil ... Read more...

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E. Ahamed’s relative stabbed


March 15th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A 42-year-old relative of Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed was stabbed here by unidentified motorcyle-borne mobile phone snatchers, police said Thursday.Ajmal Edappagath, ... Read more...

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Government lacks will to tackle honour crimes: Jurist


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Supreme Court lawyer and women's rights activist Kirti Singh Saturday said the government lacked the political will to tackle the issue of honour killings and ... Read more...

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All Indian police communalised, says Bhushan


February 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Team Anna member and Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan Monday claimed that police across the country were "communalised"."Police throughout the country are clearly ... Read more...

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Ram Jethmalani’s daughter passes away (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Supreme Court lawyer rani Jethmalani, daughter of former union law minister Ram Jethmalani, passed away here Saturday, family sources said. She was in her 50s.Rani ... Read more...

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Ram Jethmalani’s daughter dead


December 31st, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Rani Jethmalani, Supreme Court lawyer and daughter of former law minister Ram Jethmalani, passed away here Saturday, family sources said. She was in her early 50s.She ... Read more...

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Experts demand rules for stake dilution in insurance firms


December 5th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) The government should come out with rules such as setting a time frame for dilution of excess stake held by promoters of life insurance companies as ... Read more...

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High court dismisses ex-judge’s plea against prosecution


November 14th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday dismissed a petition by one of its former judges challenging the president's grant of sanction to the CBI to ... Read more...

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With bitterness and longing - remembering victims of 1984


October 31st, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Twenty-seven years since Indira Gandhi was assassinated, 27 years since 2,700 Sikhs were killed in the capital in the terrible aftermath. As a host of ... Read more...

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Bhushan attacker warns Anna of ‘traitors’


October 27th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The man who had assaulted Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan earlier this month wrote to Anna Hazare Thursday asking him to be cautious of ... Read more...

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Hazare’s security beefed up


October 20th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 20 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare's security was strengthened Thursday following attacks on his close aides Prashant Bhushan and Arvind Kejriwal, sources said.The Maharashtra government was ... Read more...

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Jan Lokpal bill structured like tax department: Khurshid


October 18th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said Team Anna's version of the anti-graft Lokpal bill was structured like the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).Taking ... Read more...

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Ram Dev wants Prashant Bhushan to be booked for sedition


October 17th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ram Dev Monday demanded registration of a case of sedition against leading Supreme Court lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan for ... Read more...

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Hazare seals his lips with indefinite ‘maun vrat’


October 16th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 16 (IANS) Amid controversies involving his close aides, Anna Hazare Sunday began an indefinite 'maun vrat' or vow of silence in his village here -- on ... Read more...

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Hazare begins vow of silence Sunday


October 15th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 15 (IANS) Anna Hazare will go on a 'maun vrat' - vow of silence - from Sunday for an indefinite period due to medical reasons, ... Read more...

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Thackeray congratulates Prashant Bhushan’s attackers


October 14th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday congratulated the people who attacked senior lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan in his chamber in the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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