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Bhattacharya, former mayor of Kolkata, made the oral plea before the bench praying for suo motu contempt proceedings against Banerjee, stating that the chief minister had during a seminar in the Assembly on Tuesday allegedly made derogatory remarks about judiciary   Kolkata: Taking up...

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Ramdev has now succumbed to the pressure of BJP and also the NDA partners and to that extent he has completely lost his credibility, says M Veerappa Moily   New Delhi: Slamming yoga guru Baba Ramdev for using his agitation as a 'license' to take on those in authority, the union...

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With Government ignoring his protest and refusing to engage with him, Baba Ramdev had threatened to march towards the Parliament   New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev was on Monday arrested along with his supporters when they tried to march towards Parliament on an anti-Congress plank...

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Indian government said it would not be possible to delete names of 40 lakh doubtful voters from Assam on the basis of their religious or linguistic profile as it would be unconstitutional   New Delhi: Amid continuing violence in Assam, the Centre has told the Supreme Court that it...

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The yoga guru also claimed that terrorism and Naxalism in the country can be tackled if the government controls the flow of black money and the rising inflation   New Delhi: As his fast entered the second day, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to...

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Nagesh Kini Nagesh Kini 10 August 2012
LK Advani’s reference to the events going into 2008 was totally inappropriate and uncalled for which were a violation of parliamentary norms and a waste of precious time and public money just to score political brownie points       The opening day of the monsoon session of Parliament...

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Returning to Ramlila Maidan where he was bundled out in the middle of night in June last year after a police crackdown, Baba Ramdev claimed his agitation was neither against any individual nor targeted at any political party   New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Thursday launched a...

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Shinde while snapping at Jaya Bachchan for interrupting him said, his reply to the Assam violence issue is a serious matter and not the subject of a film, which angered other members   New Delhi: Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde was on Thrusday forced to eat his words and apologise in...

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Advani admitted that he made a mistake by speaking about UPA-II and what he actually intended to say was the 2008 vote of confidence secured during the UPA-I   New Delhi: The monsoon session of Parliament started on a stormy note on Wednesday when Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK...

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Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said if LK Advani has any doubts, he can come to Matoshree to get a dose of ‘moral’ and ‘strength’ from him   Mumbai: Slamming Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna (LK) Advani for predicting a non-BJP, non-Congress Prime Minister in 2014, Shiv...

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According to Anna Hazare's blog, Team Anna was formed to fight for Jan Lokpal and from today, there will be no Team Anna or Team Anna Core Committee   New Delhi: Apparently paving the way for the formation of a political party, Anna Hazare on Monday said that the Team Anna has been...

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Anuradha Bali hogged limelight after her marriage with Chander Mohan. After remaining incommunicado for several days, the couple resurfaced after embracing Islam and Bali changing her name to Fiza and Chander Mohan to Chand Mohammed   Chandigarh: Anuradha Bali, estranged wife of...

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The apex court refused to cancel anticipatory bail of Yeddyurappa, given by High Court in the mining scam   New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to cancel the anticipatory bail granted to BJP strongman and Karnataka's former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa by the state High...

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Moneylife Digital Team 03 August 2012
While writing about India's recent power crisis, the WSJ has profusely praised Gujarat's chief minister’s actions on the state’s electricity situation. However Narendra Modi is shunned by the US state department and still cannot get visa from the US   Your true colours emerge only in...

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A minor reshuffle of portfolios in the Union Cabinet is likely to bring back Chidambaram as finance minister while Sushil Kumar Shinde may be the next home minister     New Delhi: A minor reshuffle of portfolios in the Union Cabinet appeared to be in the offing with indications today...

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Anna Hazare, whose four-day ultimatum to government on a decision on his demands ends today, said he would fast until we get Jan Lokpal New Delhi: A poor crowd on a weekend at Team Anna's indefinite fast on Saturday did not deter Anna Hazare to threaten a fast-unto-death from tomorrow on...

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According to the DNA rest, ND Tiwari is reported to be the biological father of Rohit Shekhar and Ujjwala Sharma is reported to be the biological mother New Delhi: ND Tiwari is the biological father of a Delhi-based youth Rohit Shekhar, the Delhi High Court on Friday said while...

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The crowd count at 11am when Anna Hazare took the dais along with his close aides at Jantar Mantar was around 300 and the protest site wore a deserted look with people seen only near the stage   New Delhi: Team Anna's indefinite fast against the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)...

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CBI sources said Maran was questioned earlier this month, the first time after the agency had registered a regular case against him   New Delhi: India’s former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran has been questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the...

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The crowd count in the afternoon was less than 1,000, a marginal improvement from morning's 600, in a contrast to Team Anna's earlier protests at Jantar Mantar New Delhi: The indefinite fast by Team Anna against the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government on corruption entered the...

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