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New building for Mumbai hospital (With images)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Mumbai's KEM Hospital, the original structure of which is housed in a heritage building, will Monday inaugurate its new multi-storey building that has been constructed ... Read more...

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Bihar politicians slam Uddhav Thackeray


September 4th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) Bihar's political leaders, cutting across party lines, Tuesday slammed Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray for his remarks that a permit system should be implemented for ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena demands public hanging for Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Wednesday demanded public hanging for Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that ... Read more...

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Kasab will hang, Supreme Court says (Roundup)


August 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Kasab for his role in the Mumbai savagery, marking the end of ... Read more...

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Patnaik transferred, Satyapal Singh is new Mumbai top cop (Third Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was shunted out Thursday, a top home department official said, after coming under criticism over the manner in which he ... Read more...

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Mumbai police chief transferred (Second Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was shunted out Thursday, a top home department official said, after coming under criticism over mishandling the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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Mumbai cop offers rose to Raj Thackeray, attacks police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) An emotionally charged Mumbai Police constable offered a rose to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray shortly after the latter's rally at Azad Maidan Tuesday ... Read more...

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Raj blames Bangladeshis for violence, wants Patil out (Roundup)


August 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) MNS chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded the resignation of Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil at a mass rally called to denounce the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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Maharashtra may review road toll policy


August 10th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Maharashtra government may carry out a review of the state's road toll policy in the next fortnight.Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray disclosed this ... Read more...

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JD(U) says Nitish eligible for PM, lauds Advani for blog


August 7th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Praising BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting that the next prime minister could be from neither the Congress nor his own party, the Janata ... Read more...

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Big B plans to tabulate ‘Coolie’ incident


August 1st, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Three decades ago he met with nearly fatal accident while shooting for 1982 film "Coolie" and now megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he may tabulate the ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray discharged from hospital


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray was Monday discharged from hospital, four days after he underwent a surgery to remove artery blockages, a hospital official ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray had chest pain since four days


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray had been suffering from chest pain since Friday before he was rushed to Bandra's Lilavati Hospital Monday, party mouthpiece ... Read more...

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Politicians encouraging slums for vote banks: Raj Thackeray


June 7th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Thursday blamed politicians and vested interests for encouraging slums in Mumbai to create vote banks."Slums do not crop up ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars’ mixed reactions to Sachin’s Rajya Sabha nomination


April 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) The reactions of Mumbaikars varied to batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's nomination to the Rajya Sabha, with some welcoming the move and others critical of ... Read more...

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Hazare to meet political parties for strong Lokayukta


April 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) As a precursor to the proposed state tour for a strong Lokayukta bill, social activist Anna Hazare started his two-day consultations with all political parties ... Read more...

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Government slammed over Mumbai commuters’ woes


April 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Even as work on the restoration of the disrupted Central Railway services continued, the state opposition Thursday castigated the Congress governments at the centre and ... Read more...

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Will attend Bihar Day in Mumbai, stresses Nitish


April 13th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday emphasised that he would visit Mumbai to attend the Bihar Diwas celebrations Sunday even though the event has run into ... Read more...

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8 candidates in fray for 6 Rajya Sabha seats from Maharashtra


March 19th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The biennial elections for six Rajya Sabha seats from Maharashtra became interesting with eight candidates in the fray at close of nominations here Monday.The last ... Read more...

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Nashik will have MNS mayor: Raj Thackeray


February 19th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 19 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Sunday expressed confidence that his party would be able to install its mayor in the Nashik Municipal ... Read more...

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Sena-BJP-RPI ‘Grand Alliance’ ready for Mumbai civic polls


January 12th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) The Shiv Sena, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Republican Party of India Thursday announced their 'Grand Alliance' would sweep the forthcoming Brihanmumbai Municipal ... Read more...

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Chavan meets Sonia on Ambedkar memorial, Belgaum


December 30th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) An all-party delegation led by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Friday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi demanding Belgaum be declared a union territory ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray meets president on row over Belgaum


December 20th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray Tuesday met President Pratibha Patil and demanded that the Marathi-speaking areas of Belgaum and surroundings in Karnataka be declared a ... Read more...

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MNS exam plan makes civic candidates jittery


November 29th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Cynicism marks Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's decision to make all aspirants for the upcoming Mumbai civic elections sit for an examination here ... Read more...

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Cotton farmers’ stir continues in Maharashtra


November 17th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur/Amravati (Maharashtra), Nov 17 (IANS) Protesting cotton farmers demanding hike in the minimum support prices to Rs.6,000 per quintal Thursday continued with their agitation in parts of Vidharba in ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena, BJP and RPI announce alliance


November 14th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Nearly 23 years after the Shiv Sena joined hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party, the alliance Monday took into the fold a new partner, the ... Read more...

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PM has no control over decisions: Advani


November 5th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Attacking the prime minister yet again, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said that Manmohan Singh does not have the last word on ... Read more...

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Will finish 10-headed Congress, says Uddhav Thackeray


October 6th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Thursday called upon the people to "burn to ashes" the Congress, which he likened to the demon king Ravan.Addressing ... Read more...

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Court allows Shiv Sena rally at Shivaji Park


September 27th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday granted permission, with some conditions, to the Shiv Sena to hold its traditional Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park, which has been ... Read more...

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Widow of MNS legislator joins NCP


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Her late husband was in the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), she's from the Congress and Thursday she joined the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).Pune leader Harshada ... Read more...

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Modi ignores Uddhav, says Raj


September 21st, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Wednesday alleged that his estranged cousin and Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray is upset as "Narendra Modi probably ... Read more...

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Muslim cleric slams Anna’s campaign


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare is a "fake Gandhi", a top Muslim cleric of West Bengal said Tuesday while slamming the activist's demand for a stronger anti-corruption bill."Why ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition flays Pune police firing deaths


August 9th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislature witnessed uproarious scenes Tuesday as an angry opposition demanded a statement from the government on the police firing on a farmers' rally ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition calls off Aug 1 shutdown


July 30th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Maharashtra's opposition parties Saturday called off a shutdown scheduled for Monday, after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the government was open to providing housing to ... Read more...

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Estranged Uddhav, Raj march together for mill workers


July 28th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Coming together on the issue of providing free housing to Mumbai's displaced mill workers, Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackery and his estranged cousin, Maharashtra Navnirman ... Read more...

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