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Parliament disrupted over coal block allocations (Roundup)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Parliament was repeatedly disrupted for the 12th day Thursday and adjourned as the BJP continued its protest over coal blocks allocations and the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Man arrested for questioning Mamata, activists condemn incident (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) A man, who had publicly questioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about her government policies towards farmers, was Saturday arrested from West Midnapore district ... Read more...

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Facebook: The new battlefield in Bengal politics


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) With the Who's Who of West Bengal's politics swearing by the appeal of Facebook, it seems the social networking site is rapidly turning into a ... Read more...

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Mamata government rates itself, gives top marks: CPI


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) Taking pot shots at West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, veteran Communist Party of India (CPI) leader A.B. Bardhan Tuesday said it has on its own ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee: A study in contrast (One year of Mamata)


May 20th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee's car still stops at all traffic signals, she still lives in a single-storey house in a dingy lane, and wears her trademark cotton ... Read more...

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Mamata loses cool, walks out of TV programme


May 19th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, known for losing cool over uncomfortable questions, Friday walked out of an interactive TV programme following a barrage of ... Read more...

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Kejriwal letter insulting to PM’s office, says Congress


November 4th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Congress Thursday termed as "insulting" Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal's writing to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and enclosing a cheque regarding a service ... Read more...

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Sinking emotional quotient: A suicide attempt every 4 minutes (Feature) (Oct 10 is World Mental Health Day)


October 10th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The tattered printout of an email, a blood-soaked bedsheet and the laptop screen flashing an image from the Facebook account left open is all ... Read more...

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Modi’s absence, talk of PM candidate, cloud BJP meet (Roundup)


September 30th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Narendra Modi as a prime ministerial candidate? The issue saw differences crop up in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at its two-day national executive ... Read more...

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Chidambaram jokes his way out of 2G queries


September 30th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Pestered with uncomfortable questions relating to the 2G controversy, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday joked with mediapersons that he suffered from short-term memory loss ... Read more...

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Modi absent as BJP national executive attacks government


September 30th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Controversy dogged the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) two-day national executive that began here Friday with its star leader Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as ... Read more...

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Some TV contestants were really cheeky: Preity Zinta (Interview)


March 10th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Preity Zinta is known for her feisty and bold nature, but even she can be caught off guard sometimes. That's what happened during the ... Read more...

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Growing elephant deaths in Orissa raise alarm


October 7th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (IANS) In the last 19 years in Orissa, 231 elephants fell victim to poachers while 166 were killed in accidents and 173 more died from natural ... Read more...

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Shah being made a scapegoat to save Modi: Congress


July 25th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Congress Sunday alleged Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were making a "scapegoat" of former state home minister Amit Shah, ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh sent Anderson out to protect law and order: Pranab


June 13th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said that then Madhya Pradesh chief minister Arjun Singh had decided to send Union Carbide Corporation CEO Warren Anderson out of Bhopal ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka slams UN Human Rights chief’s call for war crime inquest


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Sri Lankan Foreign Minister GL Peiris has severely censured UN Human Rights chief Navi Pillay, for persistently raking up the issue of an international inquest into alleged war-crimes ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh clinical, journos lack punch


May 24th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Manmohan Singh was his usual taciturn self at the much awaited press conference Monday to mark the first year of the UPA government's second term in ... Read more...

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With dozens of disasters, can’t Bollywood take ‘direct-to-DVD’ route?


May 24th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Priyadarshan now has one of the biggest flops ever of his Bollywood journey in the form of 'Bumm Bumm Bole' but surprisingly even the failure of ... Read more...

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PMs’ AND THOSE PRESS CONFERENCES


May 20th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Dr. Manmohan Singh will address the first formal press conference of his second term as Prime Minister on May 24 here. The Prime ... Read more...

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Karl Rove Slams “Fox And Friends” Hosts For Referring To Protests Against Him


April 19th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Apr 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former White House deputy Chief of Staff, Karl Rove did not seem to be getting along that well with the hosts of "Fox and Friends". ... Read more...

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Bad floor management a UPA trait: BJP


March 17th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it was opposed to marshals being brought into the two houses of parliament and blamed the government for bad ... Read more...

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Woods on comeback course, hires former White House press secretary as advisor


March 12th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 12 (ANI): Tiger Woods has hired former US President George W Bush's press secretary Ari Fleischer as an adviser amid reports that he is eying next month's Masters to ... Read more...

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Malhotra blames Gill for delays in completion of stadia


February 3rd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) President of General Association of National Sports Federations (GANSF) Vijay Kumar Malhotra Wednesday lambasted Union minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Manohar Singh Gill for taking credit ... Read more...

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Over 25 dogs poisoned in Agra


January 12th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 12 (IANS) Over 25 street dogs were found poisoned in Agra's Idgah and Mohanpura areas in the past two days, police sources said Tuesday. At first the general impression was that ... Read more...

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Chaos and anarchy at DDCA AGM (Lead)


December 29th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Chaos and anarchy was the order of the day at the Ferozeshah Kotla as Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) members traded charges at a stormy ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad, DDCA official trade charges over Kotla pitch


December 29th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Former Test cricketer and member of Lok Sabha Kirti Azad Tuesday said he was insulted and interrupted when he tried to raise at the Annual General ... Read more...

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Carrie Prejean Accuses Larry King Of Asking “Inappropriate” Question


November 12th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Nov. 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Carrie Prejean's sex tape seems to be causing her much more trouble than she had bargained for. Even in the talk show with Larry ... Read more...

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RSS maintains silence over Jaswant Singh’s expulsion


August 19th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Aug.19 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sangh (RSS), the parent body of the BJP, is maintaining its silence over the expulsion of Jawant Singh from the party.But informed sources in the ... Read more...

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‘Uncomfortable truth’ beats ‘jungle adventure’ on TV


July 23rd, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Truth always prevails. And it certainly does on Indian television, as the ratings of two newly launched reality shows indicate. "Sach Ka Saamna", which tests ... Read more...

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Congress MP pleads for party peace in poll rally (Poll Prattle)


May 5th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Did Congress MP Avtar Singh Bhadana, seeking to be re-elected from Faridabad, forget that he was addressing a public rally not an internal party meet? It ... Read more...

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Congress questions Advani’s claim of strong leadership


April 16th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday questioned the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) claim that its prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani would provide a strong leadership. "Why is Advani trying ... Read more...

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Obama campaign cuts TV stations cord over Joe Biden grilling


October 27th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Orlando, Fla, Oct 27 (ANI): Barack Obamas campaign has pulled the plug on a Florida news stations access to the presidential candidate after an anchorwoman angered Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe ... Read more...

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Love child returned to parents after court ruling


October 16th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Asha cried and screamed but had to return the one-year-old boy to his parents as a court here Thursday ruled against the caregiver.Amid emotional scenes in ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on custody of love child


October 15th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A court here Wednesday reserved its order on the custody of a one-year-old boy whose custody his parents had given to another couple to avoid social stigma ... Read more...

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Warrants against caregivers who refused to give back child


October 13th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A city court Monday issued non-bailable warrants against a caregiver woman and her husband, who have refused to return a one-year-old boy to his parents.Link metropolitan magistrate ... Read more...

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