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766 complaints of paid news received in Jan-March polls: Quraishi


July 6th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Election Commission received a staggering 766 complaints of paid news during the January-March assembly elections, of which 253 were found to be true, the ... Read more...

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Pranab yet again appeals to Trinamool


June 24th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) In a fresh appeal apparently aimed at the Trinamool Congress, UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee Sunday urged all political parties to vote for him."I am ... Read more...

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White paper gives no estimate of black money abroad (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The government Monday released the much-awaited white paper on black money, which makes a strong pitch for setting up the Lokpal and Lokayuktas but ... Read more...

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Parliament resolves to uphold its supremacy


May 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Indian parliament Sunday marked its 60th anniversary with both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha resolving to "uphold and maintain" its "dignity, ... Read more...

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Iran still undecided on nuclear bomb: US intelligence chief


February 1st, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The US intelligence chief said Tuesday that Iran is still undecided on whether to make a nuclear bomb though it has the ability."There is dissension ... Read more...

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Government moves amendments, Mukherjee calls for unanimity


December 28th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Urging members of the Lok Sabha to pass the Lokpal Bill unanimously, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday night said the government was sensitive to ... Read more...

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No unanimity on hiking FDI in print media: Minister


December 20th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The government Tuesday said there was no unanimity on hiking foreign direct investment (FDI) in the print media from the existing 26 percent and ... Read more...

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Scattered Mizos must live in unity, says Lal Thanhawla


December 12th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 12 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla Monday stressed that Mizo people living in various regions, including Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura and neighbouring Myanmar, must live in unity for ... Read more...

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Lokpal report tabled, ombudsman to have constitutional status


December 9th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Recommending constitutional status for the anti-graft ombudsman but leaving the issue of the prime minister's inclusion to parliament, a standing committee on the Lokpal Friday ... Read more...

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PM responsible for parliament logjam: Gurudas Dasgupta


December 6th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) Blaming Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the logjam in parliament, senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta said here Tuesday that the central ... Read more...

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Pakistan honours Chinese general


November 24th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan conferred a top award on a Chinese general for promoting friendship between the two countries.President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday conferred Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) upon General Hou ... Read more...

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Sagar Ballary lashes at critics, they react strongly


October 19th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Director Sagar Ballary has openly attacked film critics after the unflattering reviews of his latest venture "Hum Tum Aur Shabana". Some of the reviewers reacted strongly ... Read more...

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‘US counts on the rise of India as a global power’


September 29th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Counting on the rise of India as a global power, the United States has said it would like New Delhi to work with it around the ... Read more...

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Future 9/11 ceremonies may not include reading of names


September 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) The solemn reading by family members of the names of the people who died in the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks may be discontinued at ... Read more...

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Making sense of the house


August 28th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The sense-of-the-house message that Saturday appeased Anna Hazare's supporters enough to say that the social activist will break his fast at 10 a.m. Sunday ... Read more...

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Parliament alone should draft laws, say government, opposition (Lead)


August 27th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Though the opposition was unsparing in its attack on the government on the issue of corruption, both the government and the opposition were unanimous ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s speech in Lok Sabha during debate on corruption


August 25th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech in the Lok Sabha Thursdasy during the debate on corruption: Hon. Speaker Madam, I am ... Read more...

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‘No political consensus on Lokpal bill’


August 24th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) An all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday in search of a solution to the crisis triggered by Anna Hazare's anti-graft fast ended ... Read more...

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The team wanted to protect the ’spirit of the game’: Dravid


August 1st, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Nottingham, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran Indian batsman Rahul Dravid said it was an unanimous decision by the team to reinstate Ian Bell, who was run out in a bizarre manner, ... Read more...

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Senior editors meet Chavan over scribe’s murder


June 21st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A delegation of senior editors Tuesday called on Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in connection with the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey and handing over ... Read more...

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Maharashtra forms panel for law on mediapersons’ safety


June 15th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Facing criticism over the killing of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, the Maharashtra government Wednesday set up a group of senior ministers to look into various aspects of ... Read more...

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Mukherjee seeks views on Lokpal bill; government says talks on right path (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Chairman of the joint drafting committee on Lokpal Bill Pranab Mukherjee wrote to political parties and chief ministers seeking their views on contentious issues ... Read more...

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Hopeful of Lokpal Bill by June 30: Chidambaram


May 31st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Asserting that the discussions of the joint drafting committee on the anti-graft Lokpal Bill were "on the right path", Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said ... Read more...

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IAF against creating CDS ‘in present format’


May 11th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday opposed creating, "in the present format", the post of a chief of defence staff (CDS) above the armed forces ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays ’strange’ Ayodhya verdict (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Stating that it was a "strange and surprising" order, the Supreme Court Monday stayed the September 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment dividing the site of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays Babri Masjid-Ramjanmbhoomi verdict (Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Calling it a strange and surprising order, the Supreme Court Monday stayed the Allahabad High Court's verdict on the Babri Masjid-Ramjanmbhoomi disputed site by which ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Trust defers selection of new chairman


May 1st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust has postponed the selection of its chairman to next week, apparently due to lack of unanimity among trustees.The trust Sunday ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel: Round 1 goes to civil society (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The first meeting to lay out a Lokpal Bill ended here Saturday on a "cordial note" with the government agreeing to audio-record the ... Read more...

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Win back trust, send the best to parliament: Ashwani Kumar (Interview)


April 14th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) People have a growing distrust of politics and to regain faith, political parties should choose their best candidates for parliament, Minister of State for Parliamentary ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan clash the talking point in Sri Lanka (World Cup Diary)


March 28th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) The talking point at clubs and pubs here is not Tuesday's World Cup semifinal between Sri Lanka and New Zealand but the high-octane India-Pakistan clash ... Read more...

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Marriage trends among young are changing: Shaadi.com founder


February 24th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Trends are changing in the great Indian wedding bazaar. Gone is the rebelliousness of the 1980s and the 1990s, when the young and carefree ... Read more...

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Protect witnesses in Ishrat Jahan case, says court (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday said that the Ishrat Jahan staged shootout case was of national importance and directed that police witnesses should be placed where they would ... Read more...

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Making voting compulsory unfeasible: Quraishi


December 9th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Thursday opposed the idea of introducing compulsory voting, saying it was "neither desirable nor feasible"."Democracy and compulsion don't go together," Quraishi ... Read more...

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CVC Thomas recuses himself from 2G scam


December 1st, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 1 (ANI): The Government on Wednesday appeared to be saving Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) P J Thomas job by distancing him from investigations into alleged 2G spectrum irregularities."In ... Read more...

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Chief Vigilance Commissioner Thomas under scrutiny


November 30th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the tenability of Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) P J Thomas supervising the CBI's investigations into the 2G spectrum scam.A bench of ... Read more...

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