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Don’t be happy about SC decision, opposition tells Congress


August 24th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government should not celebrate the Supreme Court verdict rejecting a plea seeking to make Finance Minister P. Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G ... Read more...

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SC order against promotion quotas rocks Lok Sabha


August 9th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A Supreme Court ruling upholding an Allahabad High Court order quashing quotas for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in promotions in government jobs in ... Read more...

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Rekindling hopes: Manmohan signals a course correction (News Analysis)


July 1st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met with the senior officials from North Block earlier this week after taking charge of the finance ministry again, his speech was short and to ... Read more...

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Pakistan prime ministerial hopeful Makhdoom Shahabuddin - a brief profile


June 20th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Senior PPP leader Makhdoom Shahabuddin has been short-listed as one of the candidates for Pakistan prime minister's post following a Supreme Court ruling disqualifying Yousuf ... Read more...

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Cuba unveils new rum brand


June 9th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 9 (IANS) Cuba has unveiled a new brand of rum, calling it a first step in its fight against the US trade bias toward the island nation.The launch ... Read more...

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Israeli reporter accused of leaking army documents


May 31st, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 31 (IANS) A reporter working for Israeli daily Haaretz has been charged with leaking classified army documents related to assassination of Palestinian militant leaders, a media report said.Uri ... Read more...

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PM’s all-party meet on promotions quota put off


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's all-party meeting Wednesday to discuss the way forward on giving reservations in job promotions to the Scheduled Castes (SC) and ... Read more...

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PM calls all-party meet May 23 over job quota


May 18th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) With quota politics hotting up, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called an all-party meeting May 23 to discuss the way forward on giving reservations ... Read more...

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Muslim clerics, leaders welcome apex court ruling on Haj (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) Majority of Muslim clerics and leaders Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court ruling directing the government to eliminate in the next 10 years the subsidy given ... Read more...

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Minority leaders cautious to apex court ruling on Haj


May 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) Muslim community leaders and prominent clerics in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday reacted cautiously to the Supreme Court ruling directing the government to eliminate in the next 10 ... Read more...

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Drive against tinted glasses on cars in Delhi from Friday


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Come Friday, 50 teams of the Delhi traffic police will be stationed in the capital to crack the whip on vehicles with tinted glasses ... Read more...

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Fate of Obama’s healthcare law hangs in balance


March 29th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
B0y Arun Kumar Washington, March 29 (IANS) The fate of President Barack Obama's signature federal healthcare overhaul hangs in balance with the US Supreme Court wrapping up a historic hearing with ... Read more...

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On Vodafone ruling, father-son Bhushans don’t see eye to eye


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) On civil society issues, they are part of the same movement and platform. But on the Vodafone tax ruling, the Bhushans, Shanti and Prashant, ... Read more...

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Operators want total spectrum available to be auctioned


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The government should auction the entire amount of spectrum, including the spectrum to be made available after the cancellation of 2G licences and the one ... Read more...

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Vodafone India revamps top management, appoints Sunil Sood COO


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) In a revamp exercise of its top management, telecom service provider Vodafone India has appointed Sunil Sood as its new chief operating officer (COO) and ... Read more...

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Obama poll campaign raises $29 mn in January


February 18th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama raised over $29 million in January for his re-election campaign and the Democratic Party, it was announced Friday.The number once again ... Read more...

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Fix reserve price at Rs.1,658 crore in 2G auction: Uninor


February 10th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Telecom service provider Uninor Friday signalled its participation in the upcoming auction of 2G licences, asking the telecom regulator to fix the reserve price at ... Read more...

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It’s official: 1950 is army chief’s year of birth (Timeline)


February 10th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) After many twists and turns, the curtains camd down Friday on the festering row over Indian Army chief V.K. Singh's age, with the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Amnesty favours trial of rights violators in Kashmir


February 8th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Security personnel involved in rape and murder cases in Jammu and Kashmir should stand trial instead of seeking immunity under the often criticised armed forces' ... Read more...

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Breather perhaps, but Chidambaram still in trouble


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court ruling on the 2G scam may have provided him a breather. But Home Minister P. Chidambaram, facing unending flak since 2009, ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj pats Gowda, may exacerbate BJP bickering


January 4th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Jan 4 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj, who has frosty ties with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Wednesday praised Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda for doing good ... Read more...

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Court notice to CBI on Kalmadi bail plea


November 30th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the bail plea of jailed MP Suresh Kalmadi, ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi, four others get bail, Karunanidhi beams (Roundup)


November 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday granted bail to DMK MP Kanimozhi and four others jailed for over six months in the spectrum saga, triggering celebrations ... Read more...

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Delhi property circle rates rise 15-250 percent


October 31st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday hiked the circle rates -- minimum prices for sale or purchase of real estate -- by 15-250 percent, with experts welcoming ... Read more...

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Now real estate sector needs reform (Comment)


October 30th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
The Supreme Court ruling banning real estate transactions on the basis of power of attorney and making sale deed compulsory for property sale is a welcome step that will make secondary ... Read more...

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Court verdict a vindication, says BJP; Congress says no clean chit to Modi (Roundup)


September 13th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said the Supreme Court ruling on a petition filed by Zakia Jafri, widow of former MP Ehsan Jafri ... Read more...

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Advani slams government inaction on graft, black money


September 12th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) The central government is "not doing enough" to curb corruption and bring back black money stashed abroad, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said ... Read more...

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Rick Santorum alleges that gay community has launched a jihad against him


August 30th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has announced that the gay community has launched a jihad against him. Rick has voiced his opposition to the gay community in ... Read more...

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Government to decide soon on review of SPO order


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The government will soon decide if a review of the crucial Supreme Court order on disarming anti-Maoist Special Police Officers (SPOs) was needed, Home ... Read more...

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Digvijay supports Supreme Court ruling on Salwa Judum


July 15th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The problem of Left extremism in India is no less important than fundamentalism and communalism, Congress general secretary and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister ... Read more...

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Concerned about vacant OBC seats in varsities: Sibal


June 30th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday expressed concern over university seats for Other Backward Classes) not being filled and said that he will meet ... Read more...

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No recall of Karnataka governor: Chidambaram (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Rejecting the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) demand, union Home Minister P.Chidambaram Monday said there was "no question" of Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's recall in ... Read more...

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Did not find grounds to impose governor’s rule in Karnataka: Chidambaram


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The government did not find any grounds to impose president's rule in Karnataka, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said here Monday, adding that there was ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj’s report for president’s rule in Karnataka rejected


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The union government Sunday rejected Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj recommendation for president's rule in the southern state ruled by Bharatiya Janata Party.Official sources said ... Read more...

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Congress shies from demanding Karnataka government’s sack


May 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Congress Monday shied from giving its nod to the Karnataka governor's reported recommendation for dismissal of the state government and instead appealed to ... Read more...

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