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Parrikar dares Centre to find, shut illegal Goa ore mines


September 5th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) The escalating war of words between Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government just got hotter.Speaking at a Teachers ... Read more...

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‘Tough to get IPS officers transferred from Goa’


August 28th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 28 (IANS) It is difficult at times to transfer police service officers from a soft posting like Goa and sometimes officers have a vested interest in resisting tough ... Read more...

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Lagerfeld’s comment upsets Pippa Middleton


August 12th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 12 (IANS) Socialite Pippa Middleton is reportedly upset with fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld's comment on her looks.Lagerfeld caused controversy recently by saying that Middleton should hide her ... Read more...

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Advani’s blog adds to BJP troubles in the state (Karnataka Newsletter)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's honest assessment of his party's scandalous rule in Karnataka is a bitter pill to swallow for many of ... Read more...

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Baldwin’s stalker accused of 20 new counts


July 29th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (IANS) Alec Baldwin's lady stalker has been hit with 20 new counts of harassment.The stalker, Canadian actress Genevieve Sabourin, was arrested in April after allegedly turning ... Read more...

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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark triggers Congress, BJP slug-fest (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A slug-fest broke out Thursday between the Congress and the BJP over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's controversial "Hang me if I am guilty" ... Read more...

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Bengal minister in war of words with travel show organisers


July 13th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) A war of words broke out between West Bengal Tourism Minister Rachpal Singh and organisers of the Travel and Tourism Fair - one of India's biggest ... Read more...

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BJP will not encourage desertions from JD-U in Bihar: Modi


July 10th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 10 (IANS) The BJP in Bihar will not allow leaders of alliance partner JD-U to join it, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said Tuesday, adding that ... Read more...

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Chidambaram calls for dialogue on Bengal’s finances


July 6th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) In the wake of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking financial aid for her cash-strapped state, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday called for ... Read more...

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Congress, BJD trade charges over presidential election


July 1st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) The Congress party and Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Sunday engaged in a war of words here over the candidature of former Lok Sabha speaker ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress spat over Kalam’s Sonia as PM remark


June 30th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's comment that Sonia Gandhi never claimed the prime minister's post in 2004 has led to a war of words ... Read more...

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Nitish attacks Modi as Shiv Sena backs Pranab (Roundup)


June 19th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's disguised attack on his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi opened a can of worms for the BJP-led NDA, with another ... Read more...

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Bihar leaders in war of words over PM candidate


June 19th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 19 (IANS) Leaders of Bihar's ruling alliance traded charges Tuesday after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's comments about a "secular" prime ministerial candidate ignited an angry response from ... Read more...

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Gloves off in Paes-Bhupathi battle


June 15th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi are undoubtedly two of the best doubles players on the planet but unfortunately not the best of partners any more ... Read more...

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Media creation, says Vijayan of Achuthanandan letter


May 21st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 (IANS) Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala state secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Monday tried to brush off veteran communist V.S. Achuthanandan's reported demand for his removal ... Read more...

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Mudslinging over Madurai ‘mutt’ appointment


May 14th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Madurai, May 14 (IANS) The war of words between controversial Karnataka-based spiritual leader Nithyananda and those opposing his anointment as the 293rd pontiff of the over 1500-year-old Madurai Aadheenam Mutt ... Read more...

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CPI-M not involved in former leader’s murder: Achuthanandan


May 7th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7 (IANS) Kerala's Leader of Opposition and Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) veteran V.S. Achuthanandan Monday denied his party's involvement in the murder of a former party ... Read more...

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Osama dead but not terrorism, say US experts (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Terrorism was not dead and Pakistan remains its hotbed, said American analysts amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that ... Read more...

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Osama dead but terrorism far from over, say US experts (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden a year ago, American analysts ... Read more...

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A year after Osama’s killing, terrorism far from dead


May 1st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that killed terror mastermind Osama bin Laden a year ago, American analysts agree ... Read more...

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Salman, SRK war of words continues


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan don't seem to be ready to bury the hatchet yet, to go by their comments at two different events ... Read more...

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Victory celebrations in TRS camp


March 21st, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Celebrations broke out in the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) camp Wednesday after its victory in the by-elections to seven assembly seats, six of them in ... Read more...

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Legislator’s resignation triggers war of words


March 10th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 10 (IANS) The sudden resignation of CPI-M legislator R. Selvaraj has sparked a war of words, with the party alleging he has been won over by Kerala's ruling ... Read more...

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Jaya Prada takes on Azam Khan


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), March 3 (IANS) Who will emerge the winner in Rampur? Actor-politician Jaya Prada or bitter rival and Samajwadi Party leader Mohammed Azam Khan?The 'Battle Royale' in ... Read more...

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Andhra minister, MP spar over Secunderabad parliamentary seat


February 29th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) There are still two years to go for parliamentary elections but a cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh and a member of parliament, both belonging to ruling ... Read more...

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Election fever grips Agra


February 26th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 26 (IANS) With campaigning formally ending Sunday evening, candidates in the 68 Uttar Pradesh constituencies in 13 districts of Agra, Meerut and Aligarh are going house to ... Read more...

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Despite sanctions and pressure, India set to do more busines with Iran (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In spite of sanctions by the US and the European Union and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, ... Read more...

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Unfazed by US, India to step up ties with Tehran


February 14th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Unfazed by US sanctions and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, India is set to ramp up its ... Read more...

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No let up in Congress-Trinamool war of words (Newsletter from Bengal)


February 11th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) The Congress and Trinamool Congress have again chosen to stay on the collision path over the release of central funds for the cash-strapped West Bengal ... Read more...

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2G: Congress, BJP spar over Chidambaram


February 1st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Political circles are keenly awaiting the Supreme Court verdict Thursday on Home Minister P. Chidambaram's alleged role in the 2G case, with the Congress ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, DMDK trade barbs (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) It was all-out war in the Tamil Nadu assembly Wednesday with Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and one-time ally A. Vijayakant, chief of the DMDK, exchanging bitter ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa regrets aligning with DMDK for assembly polls


February 1st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) It was all-out war in the Tamil Nadu assembly Wednesday with Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and one-time ally A. Vijayakant, chief of the DMDK, exchanging bitter ... Read more...

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Kerala minister, Congress MP spat in public


January 24th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Jan 23 (IANS) In an unseemly incident, Kerala Water Resources Minister P.J. Joseph and Congress Lok Sabha member Kodikunnil Suresh, in the presence of media persons and farmers' ... Read more...

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Uncertainty looms over Rushdie’s video address (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The much-touted video address by Salman Rushdie on the concluding day of the Jaipur Literary Festival Tuesday hangs in the balance as the Rajasthan ... Read more...

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Sanjay Gupta upset with award mess


January 19th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta is upset that his support for "The Dirty Picture" for best picture title at the recently held 18th Colors Screen Awards 2012, ... Read more...

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