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Mumbai celebrates Ganesh festival


September 19th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai Wednesday welcomed its favourite elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were held ... Read more...

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Delhi Police provide IDs to senior citizens


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Ram Vilas Gupta, 70, has symptoms of amnesia, which often trouble him when he is among the bustling crowds and maddening traffic in the capital.Now ... Read more...

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Paswan demands CBI probe into uterus scam


August 26th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged removal of uteruses of over 16,000 below poverty line ... Read more...

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BJP’s alliance partners in Jharkhand to support Pranab


July 17th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 17 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Jharkhand appeared to have been cornered as its three partners in government have decided to support UPA's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee.The ... Read more...

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‘Aug 12 meet to focus on welfare of Sri Lankan Tamils’


July 16th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) The focus of a Tamil meet here on Aug 12 will be on seeking welfare of the ethnic community in the post-war Sri Lanka through ... Read more...

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Hopeful getting Mamata’s support, says Pranab (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said he hoped to get West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee's support in the presidential election."We are hopeful that ... Read more...

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Pranab campaigns in Jharkhand, Lalu, Paswan also pitch in


July 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday visited Jharkhand to campaign for the July 19 poll. Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and Lok Jansakti Party ... Read more...

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Brigadier held in defence canteen scam


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) An army brigadier was arrested by the CBI in connection with a corruption racket, involving employees of the canteen stores department (CSD) of the defence ministry ... Read more...

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Defence canteen scam: Four accused in CBI custody


July 1st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) A special court here Sunday sent four accused in a corruption racket, involving officials of the canteen stores department (CSD) of the defence ministry and a ... Read more...

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CBI arrests four for defence canteen racket


July 1st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The CBI has arrested four people and busted a corruption racket involving officials of the canteen stores department (CSD) of the defence ministry and a private ... Read more...

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Three injured in freak railway mishap near Mumbai


June 26th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) In a freak accident, three passengers of a local train in Thane in Maharashtra were injured Tuesday after being hit by broken pieces of pantograph, the ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister quits over land row, CM rejects (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Kumar Saturday resigned following a controversy over allotment of a housing site in the city in alleged violation ... Read more...

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Cornered Congress to ‘reach out’ to smaller parties (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Manmohan Singh will continue as prime minister till 2014, a cornered Congress broke its silence to declare Thursday, amid indications it would reach out ... Read more...

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PM lays foundation stone of second campus of Bose institute


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday laid the foundation stone for the new campus of the hallowed Bose Institute - founded by famous scientist Acharya Jagadish ... Read more...

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RTI activist shot in Bihar


May 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 11 (IANS) A Right to Information (RTI) activist was shot and seriously wounded Friday by some assailants in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said.RTI activist Razi Hasan was battling ... Read more...

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Battered Bangalore baby dies, father faces murder charge (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old Bangalore girl battered by her father who wanted a son, died Wednesday in a hospital here after battling for life for several days. ... Read more...

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Blot on humanity, says twitterati on baby Afreen’s death


April 11th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Baby Afreen's father is a blot on humanity, he deserves capital punishment, sad, shameful...reactions from twitterati poured in fast and furious Wednesday after news ... Read more...

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Battered by father, Bangalore baby dies (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old Bangalore girl who was battered by her own father as he wanted a son, died Wednesday after battling for life for several days, ... Read more...

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Battered baby Afreen still critical: Doctors


April 10th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old baby girl battered by her father as he wanted a son, continues to be on ventilator and has been getting convulsions, doctors attending ... Read more...

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Baby girl tortured by father, this time in Bangalore (Second Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) She has a severe head injury, bite marks all over her body and is on life support in a Bangalore hospital. The shocking case of ... Read more...

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Baby girl tortured, now in Bangalore (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A Bangalore man who was hoping for a son was so angered by the birth of a girl child that he battered the three-month-old, who ... Read more...

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Desperate for son, father batters infant daughter


April 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 9 (IANS) A three-month-old baby girl here is battling for life after being allegedly beaten by her father who wanted a boy, police said. The baby's head is ... Read more...

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RTI activist assaulted in Bihar


April 5th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 5 (IANS) A Right to Information (RTI) activist was assaulted by government officials in Bihar's Rohtas district after he sought information about illegal mining, police said Thursday.Nabi Ahmad, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra BSP chief roughed up by party workers


February 27th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 27 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party's Maharashtra unit chief Vilas Garud was Monday manhandled by party workers who accused him of corruption in selecting party candidates for the ... Read more...

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Inheriting injustice: A chilling film on India’s Dalits


January 12th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) "Every day two Dalits are raped and three killed," goes a shocking statistic in well-known filmmaker Anand Patwardhan's latest documentary, "Jai Bhim, Comrade".It begins with such ... Read more...

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Who is Anna? Parliament is supreme: Paswan


December 30th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Taking a dig at Anna Hazare for resorting to "mobocracy" in pushing his demand for a strong Lokpal, Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas ... Read more...

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Anna set for fast, political class dubs him ‘impatient’ (Intro Roundup)


December 26th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Anna Hazare Monday prepared to take on the UPA government over his insistence for a strong Lokpal with a three-day hunger strike in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Anna set for fast, politicians hit back (Evening Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi/New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Anna Hazare was all set Monday to launch his three-day fast in Mumbai Tuesday in support of a strong Lokpal, even as the government ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel finalises report, Team Anna rejects it


December 7th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee examining the Lokpal bill finalised its draft report Wednesday amidst increased dissent from members, including those of the Congress, over ... Read more...

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Andhra High Court clears ‘The Dirty Picture’


December 1st, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Clearing decks for the release of the much-publicised "The Dirty Picture", the Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday dismissed a writ petition by the kin of ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel still divided on inclusion of PM (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The parliamentary standing committee on law and justice, examining the Lokpal bill, Wednesday remained divided over bringing the prime minister under the anti-graft ombudsman ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel still divided on inclusion of PM (Lead)


November 30th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The parliamentary standing committee on law and justice, examining the Lokpal bill, is still divided over the inclusion of the prime minister within the ... Read more...

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Paswan’s party colleague Sabir Ali joins JD-U


November 8th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Sabir Ali, the only Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) Rajya Sabha member other than party chief Ram Vilas Paswan, Tuesday resigned from the party and ... Read more...

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Junior athlete’s leg amputated due to train accident


November 8th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thane/Wardha, Nov 8 (IANS) It was a lifetime blow for a Maharashtra junior athlete and his family as he fell off a running train Friday, it was revealed here Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi enjoys junior Paswan’s Hindi film


November 7th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday watched Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan's son Chirag's first Hindi film "Mile Na Miley Hum" and ... Read more...

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