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Poor show in parliament again - but it was not like this earlier


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) As another parliament session nears its end marred by continuous holdups and with little work done, the 15th Lok Sabha will go down ... Read more...

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25 years of India’s ‘Watergate’: The Bofors scandal (Second Lead, superseding previous story)


April 25th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the biggest corruption scandals in India in which then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and many others were ... Read more...

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25 years of India’s ‘Watergate’: The Bofors scandal (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the biggest corruption scandals in India in which then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and many others were ... Read more...

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Chronology: Bofors graft row over last 25 years


April 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The following is a chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the major corruption scandals in India in ... Read more...

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Three Kerala airports to get new names


April 17th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) Since the previous Left government named major parks and popular meeting places in the state after Communist Party of India-Marxist leaders, people in Kerala are curious ... Read more...

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Cyber attack on website of petitioner against Facebook, others


February 7th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The website of a petitioner and Islamic scholar who dragged Facebook, Google, Yahoo and others to court over allegedly objectionable content has been defaced ... Read more...

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NC, PDP mourn death of judge who got Mufti’s daughter freed


January 9th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's two main parties Monday paid tributes to a former judge who had played a key role in negotiating the release of People's Democratic ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh - a political acrobat


December 18th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh is an instinctive deal-maker and can quickly see on which side the grass is greener.This farmer-turned former ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party MP Rasheed Masood joins Congress


December 12th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Rasheed Masood Monday joined the Congress, giving the party another boost in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.Rasheed's entry comes two days after the Rashtriya ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to induct 24 long range maritime reconnaissance aircraft


December 5th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The Indian Navy will acquire 12 more long range maritime reconnaissance (LRMR) aircraft in addition to the 12 Boeing P-8I aircraft already ordered or ... Read more...

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BJP MP’s daughter’s bag with Rs.1.5 lakh stolen from fair


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) An unidentified woman allegedly stole around Rs.1.5 lakh and a mobile phone from an exhibition booth of the daughter of a Rajya Sabha member ... Read more...

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Indian polo team leaves for World Cup


September 28th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) An Indian polo team Wednesday left for San Luis in Argentina to participate in the finals of the 9th Polo World Cup Championship from Oct ... Read more...

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Zonal champions India off for Polo World Cup


September 27th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Indian team is off for the World Cup Polo Championships in San Luis, Argentina, to be played Oct 10-21.India, winners of the Asian-Australasian-African Championships ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars happy with Anna victory


August 27th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) People in Mumbai voiced happiness that the mass campaign led by Anna Hazare had forced parliament to take the first steps towards a strong anti-corruption ... Read more...

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43 years, eight Lokpal bills, zero consensus


August 26th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India's effort to have an anti-graft ombudsman in the form of a Lokpal institution may have caught national attention only now. But parliament has ... Read more...

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Cynicism, indifference trails PM’s I-Day speech


August 15th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) It was another laidback national holiday for most Indians, with not many bothering to switch on their TV to listen to what Prime Minister ... Read more...

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PM should be covered by Lokpal: CPI-M


July 2nd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Saturday said the office of the prime minister should be covered by the Lokpal with ... Read more...

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Congress has RSS phobia, says BJP (Lead)


June 11th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Bhartatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the Congress was suffering from "RSS phobia" as it accuses fasting yoga guru Baba Ramdev of being backed ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party eyes Lucknow after Agra meet


June 10th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 10 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party is singularly focussed on how to seize power in Uttar Pradesh as it ended a two-day national convention here amid luxurious trappings. ... Read more...

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Four held with snakes of endangered species


May 11th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Balrampur (Uttar Pradesh), May 11 (IANS) Four poachers, including three from Nepal, have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh along with Sand Boa snakes, an endangered species, an official said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Four arrested for Uttar Pradesh doctor’s killing


May 4th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested four people for the murder of Lucknow chief medical officer V.P. Singh, the state police chief said Wednesday."We have taken ... Read more...

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BSP leader shot dead in Uttar Pradesh


April 28th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), April 28 (IANS) A leader of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was shot dead by unidentified assailants near his house here, police said Thursday.Rajesh ... Read more...

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Congress may move court for CBI probe into doctor’s murder


April 13th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) The Congress party's Uttar Pradesh unit Tuesday threatened to move court to press its demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into ... Read more...

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Doctors go on strike over medical officer’s murder


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) Work in almost all government hospitals and dispensaries across Uttar Pradesh was paralysed shortly after a chief medical officer (CMO) was murdered outside his residence here ... Read more...

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Medical officer shot dead in Lucknow (Lead)


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) A chief medical officer (CMO) was shot dead by unidentified gunmen when he was taking his morning walk outside his residence here Saturday -- the second ... Read more...

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Medical officer killed in Lucknow


April 2nd, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) A chief medical officer (CMO) was shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside his residence here Saturday, police said.V.P. Singh, CMO (family welfare), was killed in the ... Read more...

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Court slams official for lapses in child workers’ rescue (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday came down heavily on sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) of Geeta Colony in east Delhi for poor handling of an NGO-led operation ... Read more...

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PM’s ‘victory thesis’ is preposterous, says Advani


March 19th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Saturday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of coming up with a "preposterous thesis" that victory in the ... Read more...

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Advani highlights issue of corruption in his latest blog


March 6th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6(ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani on Sunday reiterated that one word -'corruption'- has been reverberating in every nook and corner of the country for several ... Read more...

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The scandal that shook India two decades ago (Bofors Chronology)


March 4th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Following is the chronology of events in the 1980s Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the major corruption scandals in India in which then ... Read more...

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Cavalry Jindal lifts fifth Amity Polo Cup in thrilling finale


February 13th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.13 (ANI): The hallowed turf of the Jaipur Polo Grounds served up a grand Amity Polo Cup finale that was pulsating, captivating and energetic in the display of horse riding ... Read more...

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Chronology of Bofors scandal


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Following is the chronology of events in the Bofors howitzer payoff scandal:March 24, 1986: A $15 billion contract between the Indian government and Swedish arms company AB ... Read more...

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Only JPC can properly look into 2G, claims Sharad Yadav


December 21st, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Ahead of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) rally on corruption, alliance convenor and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav Tuesday scoffed at the prime minister's offer ... Read more...

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Fire in Uttar Pradesh hospital, no casualty


December 14th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 14 (IANS) Panic gripped a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district Tuesday when a fire broke out inside its visitors hall and began to spread to the patients wards, an ... Read more...

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Congress must take steps to close its fault lines (Part-II)


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
By B. I. SainiThe objective of the opposition no doubt is to create a situation like the one that prevailed in the late 1980s following the anti-Bofors gun deal campaign ... Read more...

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