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No humour please, we are Indians!


May 17th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In 1923, iconic Bengali humorist Sukumar Ray described a curious race of beings "who were scared to laugh". With the government forced to apologise for ... Read more...

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Stung by ‘Operation IPL’, BCCI suspends five players (Roundup)


May 15th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Indian Cricket Board Tuesday suspended five players pending an inquiry in the wake of a sting operation by a news channel claiming corruption in ... Read more...

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Uproar in Lok Sabha over minister’s Air India remarks


May 15th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Tuesday witnessed an uproar, leading to an adjournment, over Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh's media remarks on the Air India pilots' ... Read more...

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Government says no wrongdoing in clearing Aircel-Maxis deal (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Dismissing opposition charges that led to an uproar in Parliament yet again, the government Monday denied any wrongdoing in granting clearance to the Rs.4,000 ... Read more...

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Aircel-Maxis deal: Government denies wrongdoing (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Amidst allegations from opposition over Home Minister P. Chidambaram's involvement in the 2006 Aircel-Maxis telecom deal, the government Monday denied any wrongdoing in ... Read more...

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We must have right to disagree in democracy: JD-U MP


May 13th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A day after a cartoon featuring B.R. Ambedkar was withdrawn following uproar in the parliament, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Shivanand Tiwari Sunday said taking away ... Read more...

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NCERT advisor’s office ransacked over cartoon


May 12th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 12 (IANS) Republican Party of India activists ransacked the office of an NCERT advisor, Suhas Palshikar, here Saturday, a day after he resigned in the wake of ... Read more...

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Sibal apologises after Ambedkar cartoon row rocks parliament (Fourth lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A cartoon on Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar in an NCERT textbook rocked parliament Friday, prompting the government to apologise and order removal of the ... Read more...

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Sibal apologises after Ambedkar cartoon row rocks parliament (Third Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A cartoon on Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar in an NCERT textbook rocked both houses of parliament Friday, prompting the government to apologise and order ... Read more...

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Government apologises after Ambedkar cartoon row (Second Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A cartoon on Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar in an NCERT textbook rocked both houses of parliament Friday, prompting the government to apologise and order ... Read more...

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Ambedkar cartoon rocks parliament (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A cartoon on Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar reportedly printed in an NCERT textbook set off a storm in both houses of parliament Friday, ... Read more...

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Uproar in Lok Sabha over Ambedkar cartoon


May 11th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A cartoon on Dalit icon Dr. B.R. Ambedkar printed in an NCERT textbook created a storm in the Lok Sabha Friday with some ... Read more...

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Why sing in English: Honey Singh


May 8th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Punjabi rapper 'Yo Yo' Honey Singh believes the Indian entertainment industry is self-sufficient and can do without international celebrities. He has openly challenged international rapper ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted, opposition targets Chidambaram (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Tuesday morning as the opposition raised the pitch over the alleged role of Home Minister P. Chidambaram in ... Read more...

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Uproar in Lok Sabha over Chidambaram’s role in telecom deal


May 8th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was briefly adjourned Tuesday with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seeking a reply from the government on the role of Home ... Read more...

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Gay bar bans straight couples from kissing


May 4th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A gay bar in Denmark has caused an uproar by banning heterosexual couples from kissing while visiting the premises, Daily Mail reported Friday.Gay news service Pink ... Read more...

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MPs seek government explanation in Bofors issue (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) There was uproar in both houses of parliament with the BJP and other opposition parties demanding an explanation from the government on former Swedish police ... Read more...

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PTI employees on 30-hour strike (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Employees of the Press Trust of India (PTI), the largest news agency in the country, went on a 30-hour countrywide strike Friday demanding implementation of ... Read more...

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Ex-army officer gets life term for killing Chennai boy (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Retired army officer K. Ramaraj was sentenced to life imprisonment by a fast track court here Friday for last year's killing of a 13-year-old boy who ... Read more...

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CMs’ meet to debate NCTC on May 5: Chidamabaram (Second Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Giving in to the demands of most of the non-Congress ruled states, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said that the government will hold a ... Read more...

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SP, JD-U want army chief sacked, BJP says no


March 28th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Opinions were divided Wednesday on the future of army chief V.K. Singh with the SP and the JD-U saying he should be sacked after ... Read more...

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Congress creates uproar in Chhattisgarh assembly


March 26th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 26 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress raised slogans and created ruckus in the state assembly Monday over the recent custodial death of a youth and the gang-rape of ... Read more...

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Hostage crisis: Odisha holds talks as MLA abducted (Second Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 24 (IANS) Maoists in Odisha kidnapped a ruling party legislator early Saturday even as talks continued with the rebels for the release of two Italians abducted 10 ... Read more...

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Orissa abduction: Uproar in assembly


March 24th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 24 (IANS) Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members Saturday created an uproar in Odisha assembly over the abduction of a tribal member by Maoists early Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Russian court dismisses plea to ban Gita (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Hindus in Russia Wednesday won a major legal battle when a court in Siberia dismissed a state prosecutors' case seeking a ban a Russian translation ... Read more...

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‘Kerala cop has links with banned outfits’


March 20th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 (IANS) Kerala Police Tuesday informed a court here that a sub-inspector arrested for allegedly sending a forged letter to the media has links with banned outfits.Police told ... Read more...

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Anxiety grips Hindus in Russia; prosecutors pursue ‘Ban Gita’ case


March 19th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India's diplomatic efforts to resolve a controversy relating to Russian state prosecutors' bid to get a Russian interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita banned and ... Read more...

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Kerala cop arrested for forging letter to media


March 18th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) A Kerala subinspector of police has been arrested for allegedly sending out a forged letter to the media saying the government wanted 268 e-mail IDs snooped ... Read more...

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Amid bedlam, UPA II gets some relief, courtesy allies (Afternoon Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Amid uproar in parliament, the Congress-led government got some respite Thursday afternoon after the warring Trinamool Congress declared there was no threat to the ... Read more...

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Stalemate continues in Himachal assembly


March 14th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 14 (IANS) The stalemate in the Himachal Pradesh assembly between the opposition Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued for third day Wednesday, with the ... Read more...

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AIADMK unhappy with PM over Sri Lanka (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) Expressing her unhappiness with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged the government to back a resolution in Geneva on ... Read more...

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Lanka ‘war crimes’: India cautious, trying for a forward-looking outcome


March 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Treading cautiously on the the US-backed resolution on alleged war crimes during Sri Lanka's civil war, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Wednesday the government ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka war crimes: AIADMK dissatisfied with PM’s response


March 14th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday said India should support the US-sponsored resolution on the war crimes allegedly committed during Sri Lanka's civil war ... Read more...

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Dhumal rejects health minister’s resignation


March 13th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Tuesday rejected the resignation of Health Minister Rajiv Bindal, saying the opposition allegations of corruption against him were baseless."He ... Read more...

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Lanka resolution: Uproar in parliament, India undecided (Roundup)


March 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The allegations of "war crimes" during Sri Lanka's bloody civil war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Tuesday triggered a massive uproar ... Read more...

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