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Probe ordered into Punjab border area fund controversy


September 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has ordered a probe into the alleged embezzlement in border area grant in Punjab, a senior Congress leader said here Friday.Congress ... Read more...

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Maharashtra urges centre to curb anti-islam movie on internet


September 20th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has urged the central government to curb the controversial anti-Islam movie 'Innocence of Muslims' on internet sites in order to maintain peace and ... Read more...

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India beefs up security around US missions


September 12th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) In the wake of the rocket attack on the US consulate in Libya Tuesday night that claimed the life of US ambassador Christopher Stevens, ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi visits riot-hit areas of Assam


September 11th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 11 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday assured that riot-hit people in the three affected districts of Assam would be rehabilitated early.Rahul Gandhi arrived at the ... Read more...

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Maoists numbers, military potential increasing: Shinde (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Stating that Maoist cadres in the country were gaining in strength, union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde warned Thursday that they were displaying the military ... Read more...

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Maoists numbers, military potential increasing: Shinde


September 6th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Maoist cadres in the country are gaining in strength and have displayed military potential to form new battalions, union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde warned Thursday."Naxalism ... Read more...

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Telangana demand picks up momentum again


September 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) The demand for separate statehood to Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh is picking up momentum with the BJP's fast in the national capital Wednesday ... Read more...

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Gorkhaland team meets Bengal governor


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 IANS) A delegation comprising the elected representatives of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) called on West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan here Wednesday to discuss development issues of the ... Read more...

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India raises social media sites’ misuse with Pakistan


August 19th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Sunday raised the issue of misuse of social media sites by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments with ... Read more...

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NE states ask governments to ensure safety of their people


August 18th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal/Aizawl/Agartala, Aug 18 (IANS) The northeastern states have urged the central government and various state governments to take all possible steps to ensure safety of people from the region ... Read more...

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Five held in Karnataka for spreading rumours: Shettar (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested five people and are hunting for four more for spreading rumours of an impending attack on people from the northeast in ... Read more...

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Some truth in attacks on northeastern students: Lapang


August 17th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Meghalaya chief minister D.D. Lapang Friday said there has to be some truth in reports of students being attacked in southern states and these can ... Read more...

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PM asks states to maintain peace (Third Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday appealed to states to maintain peace at any cost as thousands of people from the northeast fled Karnataka, Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Deshmukh’s mortal remains consigned to flames (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) A sea of humanity poured out on all roads leading to Babhalgaon village in this Maharashtra district as thousands paid their last tributes to their ... Read more...

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Meghalaya for a commission to re-define boundary with Assam


August 13th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 13 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has asked Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to expedite the constitution of a boundary commission to "re-examine ... Read more...

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Pune blasts ‘very serious matter’, says Shinde


August 4th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 4 (IANS) Calling the Pune serial blasts "a very serious matter", Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Saturday said all-out investigations are underway to solve the case."We have taken it ... Read more...

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Chavan reviews Pune blasts probe


August 4th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 4 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan reviewed here Saturday the investigations into the serial bomb blasts which rocked the city three days ago.Chavan, who visited the city ... Read more...

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One hurt in low-intensity blasts in Pune (Third Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Pune/New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) On the day Sushilkumar Shinde assumed office as the union home minister, four low-intensity explosions hit Pune city in his home state Maharashtra, injuring one ... Read more...

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Blast kills army man in Assam, ULFA claims hand (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) An army man was killed and six others were injured when suspected militants triggered a powerful bomb blast in Goalpara district of Assam Tuesday, said ... Read more...

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Don’t think will move to finance ministry: Chidambaram


July 31st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Union Home Minister P Chidambaram Tuesday said he did not think he was being shifted to the finance ministry, currently under Prime ... Read more...

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Army man killed, six injured in Assam blast (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) An army man was killed and six others were injured when suspected militants triggered a powerful bomb blast in Goalpara district of Assam Tuesday, said ... Read more...

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Blast targets army convoy in Assam


July 31st, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) A blast targeted an army convoy in Assam's Goalpara district Tuesday. Officials said six army personnel were injured and reports had come in of one ... Read more...

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Chidambaram visits Kokrajhar, Chirang; reviews security


July 30th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 30 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday visited the violence-affected districts of Kokrajhar and Chirang in Assam and reviewed the security scenario as well as the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to visit Assam Monday


July 29th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will visit the violence-affected areas of Assam Monday to review the situation, an official said Sunday.During his two-day visit ... Read more...

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Railway seeks security to move stranded trains in Assam


July 24th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Indian Railways Tuesday asked the central and Assam governments to providing adequate security in the violence-affected stretch in the state so that ... Read more...

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Ashok Prasad takes over as new Kashmir police chief


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Ashok Prasad, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of 1979 batch, Monday took over as the new director general of Jammu and Kashmir Police, ahead ... 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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Transfer Punjab power plant to Himachal, demands Dhumal


July 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Friday demanded that a power house, located in his state but currently under the control of Punjab, should ... Read more...

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Panchayat’s diktat has no place in democratic society: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said here Friday that the "Taliban-style" diktat by a khap panchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat region, forbidding women from using ... Read more...

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Will ask Assam CM on action in molestation: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Terming incidents of molestation of women and children "condemnable", union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said here Friday that he will ask the Assam chief minister ... Read more...

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Congress, Trinamool in verbal duel over Chidambaram comments (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Alliance partners Congress and Trinamool Congress Tuesday continued to spar over Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's sharp indictment of the continuing political clashes in West ... Read more...

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Steps soon to check fiscal, curent account deficits: Chidambaram (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) In a bid to reboot the economy and return to the high growth path, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government would take proactive measures to ... Read more...

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India will soon be back on high growth path: Chidambaram


July 10th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) India would soon return to high growth path soon in light of several measures being taken by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to reboot the ... Read more...

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Congress challenges Trinamool on inter-party clashes’ data


July 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Endorsing Home Minister P. Chidamabaram's critical comments on inter-party clashes in West Bengal, state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharya Tuesday challenged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to ... Read more...

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(VM) Joshi fears for his life, writes to Chidambaram (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi, known as Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's bete noire, Monday said he feared for his life ... Read more...

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