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Andhra speaker disqualifies 16 Jagan loyalists (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 2 (IANS) Ending the long suspense, the Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker Friday disqualified 16 rebel lawmakers belonging to the ruling Congress party who were loyal to Y.S. ... Read more...

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Bank employees to strike work July 7


June 21st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Nearly one million employees from public, private and foreign banks will join a nationwide strike July 7 to oppose proposed amendments to banking-related laws, a representative ... Read more...

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Is revolution possible in a Shellfare society? (Comment)


March 27th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
The ongoing Arab revolution may not, after all, rain on the Gulf region the way it has in Egypt and Tunisia. The clouds are hanging heavy all right on at least ... Read more...

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Qatar NRIs welcome voting rights, but confused about logistics


March 18th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Mar. 18 (ANI): Indians living in Qatar have welcomed their government's decision to grant voting rights to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), but are reportedly confused over the logistics and the manner ... Read more...

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Manmohan heads for Seoul with new package for G20


November 9th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves for Seoul Wednesday on a three-day visit to attend the G20 Summit, the top forum on global financial system, ... Read more...

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Sporadic clashes mar West Bengal civic polls (Second Lead)


May 30th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Over 70 percent of voters exercised their franchise in West Bengal Sunday as polling for 81 civic agencies overall proceeded peacefully marred only by sporadic ... Read more...

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‘Pink-slipped’, they think jobs, not votes


April 11th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) For hundreds of voters who have lost their jobs to the global meltdown - be it IT professionals or garment workers - the election tempo ... Read more...

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India to seek $5.2 bn more from World Bank (Lead)


April 4th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan London, April 4 (IANS) Assured of a greater say in the affairs of multilateral lending institutions, India will seek additional assistance of $5.2 billion from the World Bank for ... Read more...

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India to seek $5.2 bn from World Bank


April 4th, 2009 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan London, April 4 (IANS) Assured a greater say into the affairs of multilateral lending institutions, India will seek additional assistance of $5.2 billion from the World Bank for its ... Read more...

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Maoists call for boycott of general elections (Lead)


March 18th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Ranchi, March 18 (IANS) Maoist rebels have called for a boycott of the Lok Sabha elections scheduled in April and May, said a statement issued by the banned outfit Wednesday. The call ... Read more...

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Citizens’ forum to launch e-campaign for voter awareness


February 16th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Doctors, engineers, teachers, journalists, chartered accountants and businessmen in the Uttar Pradesh capital have constituted a forum for launching a nationwide e-campaign to sensitise people to their voting ... Read more...

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CRPF holds flag march in Gujarat ahead of Assembly polls


December 3rd, 2007 - 3:43 pm ICT by admin
Rajkot, Dec 3 (ANI): The companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) are staging flag marches in some sensitive areas of Gujarat ahead of the two-phased Assembly elections to be held ... Read more...

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Paramilitary forces deployed in Gujarat for assembly polls


December 1st, 2007 - 9:22 pm ICT by admin
Jamnagar, Dec 1 (ANI): Deployment of para-military forces has begun in Gujarat ahead of the two-phased assembly elections to be held here on December 11 and 16.The village areas will be handed ... Read more...

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