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Angry farmers take on police at Expressway


September 13th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 13 (IANS) If you are taking the Yamuna Expressway in the hope of reaching Agra in 90 minutes from Delhi, be prepared to take the U-turn and find ... Read more...

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Have high regard for Mamata, says Mulayam


September 11th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Lavishing praise on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday said he had high regard for her "many good ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party has no immediate plans for third front: Nanda


September 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Ruling out any immediate chances of forging a third front, a senior Samajwadi Party leader Sunday said his party wanted good relations with all parties ... Read more...

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It’s play time for Poonam Dhillon


August 28th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) After working in films and TV shows, Poonam Dhillon has become active in theatre and is excited about "U Turn, Ek Ajab Prem Kahaani". She says ... Read more...

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Mamata government to give civic reception to president


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) In a bid to bury the bitter happenings round the presidential polls, the West Bengal government has decided to hounour President Pranab Mukherjee with ... Read more...

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Congress accuses BJP of ‘U-turn’ on casino, illegal mining


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government has compromised on issues related to illegal mining as well as keeping tabs on the casino industry in ... Read more...

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Kachroo ragging case: Convicts set free before term


August 18th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) The four youths who were convicted of ragging medical student Aman Kachroo to death in a Himachal Pradesh institute are out of the jail before completing ... Read more...

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CITU calls off July 31 transport strike


July 29th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) The CPI-M's labour arm CITU Sunday withdrew the call for a transport strike Tuesday, a day after bus operators in West Bengal pulled out of the ... Read more...

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Mamata takes on centre, Left over fuel price hike (West Bengal Newsletter)


July 28th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) After a few days of truce with the central government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has revived her crusade against the Congress-led UPA over ... Read more...

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‘Maruti executive paid for another officer’s remarks’


July 27th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 27 (IANS) The senior Maurti Suzuki executive, who was killed in the July 18 violence at the car factory in Manesar, paid for anti-worker remarks made by another ... Read more...

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India has got a very able president: Somnath


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Terming president-elect Pranab Mukherjee as one of the best parliamentarians and statesmen of India, former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Sunday said the country has ... Read more...

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Mamata telephones Pranab to congratulate him, to attend swearing-in


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday telephoned Pranab Mukherjee, who is slated to become India's 13th president, to congratulate him ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: Trinamool, CPI-M both losers (West Bengal Newsletter)


July 20th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's dramatic U-turn to support UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee - albeit to ensure a smooth run for her cash-strapped West ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s Suman abstains from presidential polls


July 19th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Dissident Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman Thursday abstained from voting in the presidential election, citing ill-health and expressing fears that he would be heckled by ... Read more...

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Trinamool takes ‘painful’ decision to back Pranab (Roundup)


July 17th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) In a U-turn, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said her party will vote for UPA's Pranab Mukherjee in Thursday's presidential battle. She called the ... Read more...

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In Mulayam’s deal, more central funds for Uttar Pradesh


July 10th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) For all those who wondered on the reasons behind Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's sudden U-turn in supporting Pranab Mukherjee, the United Progressive ... Read more...

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Akhilesh withdraws Rs.20 lakh largesse for legislators (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Faced with widespread criticism of his decision to allow legislators to buy cars worth Rs.20 lakh from the local area development (LAD) funds, Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Akhilesh withdraws Rs.20 lakh largesse for legislators


July 4th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Faced with widespread criticism of his decision to allow legislators to buy cars worth Rs.20 lakh from the local area development (LAD) funds, Uttar Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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SC rejects plea against Chandrababu Naidu (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking initiation of proceedings against Telugu Desam Party supremo N. Chandrababu Naidu for recanting on his promise ... Read more...

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Can’t force BCCI to accept DRS: Richardson


June 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 28 (IANS) International Cricket Council's (ICC) newly appointed chief executive David Richardson Thursday defended the board's decision on the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), saying India cannot ... Read more...

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Krishna assures family of Sarabjit’s release (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured family members of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, of his ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family meets Krishna


June 28th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Shocked by the U-turn on the release of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on a death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, his family members ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family to protest at Jantar Mantar


June 28th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 27 (IANS) Shocked by the U-turn by Pakistan on the release of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on a death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, his family ... Read more...

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India calls for Sarabjit’s release, upset at Pakistan’s U-turn (Roundup)


June 27th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan's midnight U-turn on the release of Sarabjit Singh, suspected to have been done under pressure from its powerful military-ISI establishment, has not gone ... Read more...

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India renews request for Sarabjit’s release, awaits clear picture (Second Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan's midnight U-turn on the release of Sarabjit Singh, suspected to have been orchestrated by its powerful military establishment, has not gone down well ... Read more...

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Ready to leave government if unwanted: Trinamool (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Monday described as "untrue" reports that its central government ministers have handed over their resignation letters to party chief Mamata Banerjee, but ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi congratulates Pranab


June 16th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Former Railways Minister and Trinamool Congress's member of parliament (MP) Dinesh Trivedi Friday congratulated union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for being nominated as the presidential ... Read more...

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Had no other option but support Pranab: SP


June 16th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Hours after Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav announced support for Pranab Mukherjee as president, party general secretary and MP Kiranmoy Nanda Friday said his ... Read more...

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Game not over yet, won’t say anything about Mulayam: Mamata (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Smarting after Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's political somersault, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Friday remained firm on supporting A.P.J. Abdul Kalam for ... Read more...

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Congress leader denies contacting Kalam


June 15th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Congress general secretary Shakeel Ahmed Friday denied contacting former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam to persuade him to back out of the presidential race, after Congress ... Read more...

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Trinamool calls Mulayam a ‘traitor’, hopes for consensus on Kalam


June 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Terming Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav a "traitor" after his party's about-turn in extending support to union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party does a somersault, backs Pranab (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) In less than 48 hours, the Samajwadi Party Friday did a U-turn on its support to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as the country's president, ... Read more...

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Citing pubic sentiments, Dikshit withdraws VAT on CNG (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Succumbing to popular "sentiments" and public demand, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday reversed her decision of imposing five percent VAT on CNG thereby ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh doctors threaten mass leave


June 4th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 4 (IANS) Health services in Madhya Pradesh may be paralyzed if government doctors carry out their threat to resign en masse July 1 to press for higher salaries.Government ... Read more...

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‘Cabin In The Woods’ - intense commentary on human insensitivity (IANS Movie Review)


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Cabin In The Woods"; Cast: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison; Director: Drew Goddard; Rating ****One of the best ways to be unconventional is to take the conventional route. And ... Read more...

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