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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark reprehensible, says Congress (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Congress ministers Thursday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his remark "Hang me if I am guilty" with reference to the 2002 riots ... Read more...

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Centre conspiring against Modi, says Rajanth


July 26th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The BJP Thursday accused the Congress-led central government of conspiring against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.Reacting to Modi's interview to a Urdu weekly where ... Read more...

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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark reprehensible, says minister


July 26th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Congress ministers Thursday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his remark "Hang me if I am guilty" with reference to the 2002 riots ... Read more...

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Government wins first NCTC battle, defeats opposition amendments (Roundup)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) In a major relief for the government over the fiercely contested National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), three amendment motions moved by the opposition on ... Read more...

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Government wins first NCTC battle in parliament (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) In a major relief to the government over the fiercely contested National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), three amendment motions moved by the opposition on ... Read more...

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Goa mining lobby flexes muscle, blocks river traffic


October 12th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 12 (IANS) Nearly 50 mining barges virtually blockaded the Mandovi river, off Panaji, Wednesday to protest any impending action against the mining industry."Our livelihood is based on the ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi extends tacit support to Chidambaram


September 27th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M.Karunanidhi Monday extended tacit support to union Home Minister P.Chidambaram whose resignation the opposition has been demanding for ... Read more...

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Why can’t UPA dismiss Mayawati government, asks BJP (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Terming Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's sit-in to support farmers as a "drama", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vinay Katiyar Thursday said if the Gandhi scion ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition unites against Hasina’s women’s policy


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has supported Monday's general strike called by a conglomerate of Islamist groups to protest the government's Women Development Policy ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to hold talks with Jat leaders


March 16th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will hold talks with representatives of the agitating Jat Community to find a solution to their demand for jobs reservation.Chidambaram and ... Read more...

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ISI’s tacit support to Haqqanis hampering CIA’s anti-terrorism efforts in Pak: Report


February 18th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18(ANI): Critical counter-terrorism efforts by US' Central Intelligence Agency in Pakistan's tribal region are apparently being hampered by the country's premier spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), which seems to be ... Read more...

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NDA vows to continue disrupting parliament


February 5th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 5 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said it will continue disrupting parliamentary proceedings until a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe ... Read more...

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Advani hopes Dalai Lama will be able to return to homeland


November 7th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday hoped that Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama will be able to go back to his homeland ... Read more...

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PML-N keeping all options open to form govt


September 27th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 27 (ANI): Amidst the uncertain political scenario in Pakistan, the main opposition party in the National Assembly, the PML-N, is reportedly keeping its options open, including helping form a new ... Read more...

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Director Vinayan slams Malayalam superstars


August 22nd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 22 (IANS) Film director Vinayan, who has a running feud with one of the Malayalam film industry's leading organisations, Sunday slammed the reigning superstars and said they would lose their ... Read more...

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Maoists are anti-poor, anti-development: Chidambaram


April 19th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday described the Maoists as anti-poor and anti-development.Addressing the Rajya Sabha, Chidambaram criticized some human right activists for extending their tacit ... Read more...

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Goa Congress sidesteps Kamat’s Modi ‘best friend’ remark


April 9th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Goa state Congress president Subhash Shirodkar Friday said it was up to the Congress high command to act against Chief Minister Digambar Kamat who called Gujarat Chief ... Read more...

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Modi within his rights not to appear before SIT: activists


March 22nd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 22 (IANS) The notice issued by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for questioning in connection with the 2002 communal riots lacks statutory sanction ... Read more...

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Oz schoolchildren punished for posting racist comments against Aborigines on Facebook


March 9th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 9 (ANI): A group of school students are being punished for posting racist comments about Australian Aborigines on Facebook.On Friday, the offending material was removed from Facebook and ... Read more...

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Assam scam chargesheet doesn’t name ministers


February 20th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Feb 20 (IANS) The National Investigating Agency (NIA) has revealed a politician-militant-bureaucrat-contractor nexus in Assam relating to a multi-million rupees scam involving government funds but has ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress should take clear stand on GJMM agitation: Md Salim


December 13th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 13 (ANI): The Centre's nod to initiate the process for the formation of the Telangana State, has given an opportunity to the various political parties to come forward with ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Congress leaders called to Delhi for talks


October 24th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Amid hectic lobbying for the post of Maharashtra chief minister, the Congress high command Saturday evening summoned the three main contenders Ashok Chavan, Narayan Rane and ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Congress lawmakers leave choice of chief minister to Sonia (Lead)


October 24th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Amidst hectic lobbying for the post of Maharashtra chief minister, the 81 newly-elected legislators of the ruling Congress party met here Saturday to choose the legislature party ... Read more...

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Government still undecided on special forces against Maoists


September 24th, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Sep 23 (IANS) The government is yet to take a firm view on using special forces against the Maoist rebels whom Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has ... Read more...

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Two killed by suspected Maoists in West Bengal


August 5th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Aug 5 (IANS) Suspected Maoist guerrillas Wednesday killed two villagers in the trouble-torn Lalgarh region of West Bengal, police said. These two killings now take to six the number of ... Read more...

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Can India have a strategic partnership with the United States? (Re-issue) (Part- III)


July 27th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashI had an hour-long interview with Robin Raphael and she gave a measured reply to Gujral's message of friendship. In the course of my TV interview, I was left ... Read more...

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India to take up satphones ’spoofing’ with Pakistan


July 8th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Ahead of the meeting between foreign secretaries of the two countries in Egypt next week, India Wednesday said it would take up with Pakistan the issue ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills six in South Waziristan


June 23rd, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, June 23 (IANS) Six people were killed and several others injured in a US drone attack Tuesday in the South Waziristan agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) along ... Read more...

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CPI-M politburo meets to discuss poll debacle, Lalgarh violence


June 19th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo met here Friday to discuss the Maoist violence in Lalgarh in West Bengal, problems in the party's Kerala unit ... Read more...

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Families in Lanka camps search for missing children


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 22 (ANI): A report by the Save the Children charity has suggested that a fifth of all children were either missing or separated from one or both of their parents ... Read more...

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UN urged to probe child abuse in Sri Lanka


May 20th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Children under 18 years are being abducted from refugee camps and from Vavuniya town in northern Sri Lanka by paramilitary groups who enjoy the tacit support of the ... Read more...

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PM counters Lalu’s Babri demolition charge


April 19th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday countered Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's allegation that the Congress was responsible in part for the demolition of ... Read more...

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Congress hurt by Lalu’s remarks on Babri demolition: Sibal


April 18th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Patna, Apr 18 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and Union Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday reacted sharply and with dismay to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's remarks that the ... Read more...

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Congress responsible for Babri demolition: Lalu


April 18th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Manigachi (Bihar), Apr 18 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and Railway Minister Lalu Prasad on Saturday said the Congress was responsible for the demolition of the Babri mosque in Ayodhya ... Read more...

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BJP has made Varun scapegoat, destroyed his future: Congress


March 21st, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Coming out in tacit support of young Gandhi scion Varun Gandhi, a senior Congress leader Saturday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of making him a ... Read more...

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