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Shinde admits writing to PM for coal block allocation


September 17th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Monday admitted writing a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2007 recommending allocation of a coal block to a ... Read more...

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PM to prepare Indian envoys for foreign policy challenges


September 12th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a thaw with in ties with Pakistan and increasing calls for India to play a more proactive role in the ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni slams BJP for ‘obstructionist’ tactics


August 27th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Monday slammed the BJP for its "obstructionist" tactics in parliament and said it was denigrating democratic institutions.Soni criticised ... Read more...

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Shinde condemns Assam violence


August 8th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Wednesday condemned the violence in Assam and said the central government had given all help to the state to ... Read more...

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Equation with states to be simple, cordial: Shinde


August 1st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The equation between the central government and states should be simple and cordial, India's new Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said Wednesday."I am ... Read more...

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Power crisis: Centre, states in blame game (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chandigarh/Jaipur/Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) As the power crisis Tuesday enveloped 19 states in India, the central government blamed the collapse on the second straight day to overdrawing of ... Read more...

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Power crisis now trips 19 states, 600 million people hit (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The power crisis that hit northern India turned into a larger blackout a day later Tuesday to affect as many as 19 states not ... Read more...

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Power crisis now trips 22 states, 600 million people hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The power crisis that hit northern India turned into a larger blackout a day later Tuesday to affect as many as 19 states not ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Chavan deposes before panel for second time


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Testifying for the second time before the two-member commission probing the Adarsh housing scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan Monday blamed the then principal ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Ashok Chavan shifts blame on predecessor


June 30th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Deposing before the two-member commission investigating the Adarsh housing scam, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Saturday shifted the blame on his predecessor Vilasrao Deshmukh ... Read more...

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Better leader-workers connect, more discipline needed: Antony panel


May 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A panel headed by Defence Minister A.K. Antony to look into the Congress' poor performance in recent assembly polls has recommended better connect of ... Read more...

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Dixit, Shinde favoured nepotism then, oppose now


May 5th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 5 (IANS) Although Congress leader A.K. Antony's report on the party's rout in Goa has blamed nepotism, two other members of his panel had defended it while ... Read more...

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India enhancing domestic capacity for new gen power plants: Shinde


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 21 (IANS) India's Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Saturday said that the government is augmenting domestic capacity for building critical and ultra-super critical technologies based power plants ... Read more...

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Congress to release UP manifesto at 10 centres


January 30th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Congress Party will release its manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls at state capital Lucknow and nine other major towns simultaneously Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Mumbai hosts trade fair for Dalit entrepreneurs


December 16th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) A three-day trade fair featuring 170 stalls representing businesses of Dalit entrepreneurs from across India was inaugurated here Friday by Godrej group chairman Adi Godrej.The ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi’s birth anniversary celebrated


November 19th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday led the nation in paying tributes to late prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 94th ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, Modi, Mayawati in Inter-State Council


October 5th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday approved a reconstituted Inter-State Coucil, with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and Uttar ... Read more...

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Nine ministers make a beeline for the US


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) With as many as nine cabinet ministers in the US on various engagements, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here to attend the UN session could ... Read more...

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India seeks US investment in power sector


September 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Tuesday urged US entrepreneurs to invest in India's growing power sector.Addressing the US-India Economic Opportunities and Synergies Summit in ... Read more...

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Veteran Marathi music composer Khale dead


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 2 (IANS) Well-known Marathi composer and director Shrinivas Khale passed away at his residence in neighbouring Thane early Friday due to old age related ailments, a ... Read more...

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Mukherjee to lead high-level business delegation to US


August 18th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, accompanied by three other cabinet colleagues, senior government officials and corporate leaders, will visit the United States next month to ... Read more...

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Politicians mourn Shammi Kapoor’s death


August 14th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Maharashtra's political fraternity Sunday condoled the death of veteran Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor.The 79-year-old actor was on dialysis for the last few days and was ... Read more...

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CAG reports not gospels, says Congress


August 9th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday said the government auditor's reports on the Adarsh society scam and on the Commonwealth Games are "not gospel"."CAG reports are not ... Read more...

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Power ministry seeks $1.5 bn aid from World Bank


August 1st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The government has sought financial assistance of about $1.5 billion from the World Bank to improve power infrastructure in the northeast, Power Minister Sushil ... Read more...

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CBI questions Shinde in Adarsh scam


July 31st, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde is being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Mumbai's Adarsh Housing Society scam, sources said ... Read more...

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Northeast power ministers call for gas price cut


May 7th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 7 (IANS) The power-starved northeastern states have urged the central government to reduce the prices of natural gas being used in various power projects of the region, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra politicos condole Bhimsen Joshi’s death


January 24th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Maharashtra, which was home to Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, felt a deep sense of loss at his death Monday. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan condoled it as the demise ... Read more...

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India plans power lines via Bangladesh


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 2 (IANS) India is exploring the possibility of building transmission lines via Bangladesh to supply power to that country and to transmit electricity between the northeast and the rest ... Read more...

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India to add 65,000 MW power in 12th plan


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 2 (IANS) India will add 65,000 MW of power during the 12th five year plan as various power projects will be commissioned by then, union Power Minister Sushil Kumar ... Read more...

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NEEPCO project in Tripura to run by water, thermal heat


December 25th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 25 (IANS) The state-owned North Eastern Electric Power Corp (NEEPCO) would set up a 52-MW power plant in Tripura. The plant would be run by water and the heat ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi appoints three drafting bodies for Burari AICC Plenary Session


December 10th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Sitesh DwivediNew Delhi, Dec.10 (ANI): The 83rd All India Congress Committee (AICC) plenary session to be held at Burari on December 18,19 and 20, is likely to come out with ... Read more...

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Shinde to represent India at SCO summit


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India is set to boost its strategic and economic ties with the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) when Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde goes to Dushanbe, ... Read more...

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Public power transmission companies face losses: Shinde


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Monday said the aggregate losses of state-run transmission and distribution (T&D) companies for 2010-11 is expected to be Rs.68,643 crore."As per ... Read more...

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Efforts to boost renewable energy to be stepped up


November 18th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde launched the Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) mechanism here on Thursday."Renewable Energy Certificate is a market based instrument which enables the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Governor accepts Ashok Chavan’s resignation


November 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.9 (ANI): Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan has accepted Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's resignation in the wake of the Adarsh Housing Society scam.The Governor, however, asked Chavan to continue as ... Read more...

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