Archive for March, 2010

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Swami Nithyananda resigns as head of Dhyanapeetam Ashram

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 7:46

Sex guru goes into spiritual seclusion, quits Dhyanapeetam post in sex scandal video sting aftermath

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Anger in Congress over Amitabh Bachchan’s place at Sea Link inauguration in Mumbai

Friday, March 26, 2010 14:00

Amitabh Bachchan must never have felt so low. Thanks to a handful of Congressmen from Maharashtra, Amitabh Bachchan has found himself in humiliated. The whole row was kicked off in connection with the presence of Amitabh Bachchan at the inaugural of the extension of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai.

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Mulayam Singh Yadav’s comments on Women’s Reservation Bill evoke anger

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 20:17

Sexist remarks from Samajwadi party boss Mulayam Singh Yadav have formed all of a sudden turned the topic of discussion in India’s sociopolitical circles.

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Narendra Modi rubbishes ‘Sunday summons’ by SIT talk

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 20:39

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has rubbished reports which spoke of summons having been issued to appear before a Supreme-Court-appointed panel which was investigating the riots cases. An irked Modi has issued a strong statement alleging foul play.

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War against terror: Indo-US pledge cooperation

Friday, March 19, 2010 19:50

On a day when the whole of India stayed tuned to know what was up in the Headley case as the suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba operative got ready to appear before a Chicago court to plead guilty to charges of terrorism, top US intelligence official Dennis C Blair met union India’s Home Minister P Chidambaram in New Delhi to discuss many an issue related to terror triggered off from Pak soil.

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Headley plea bargain puts India on slippery ground

Friday, March 19, 2010 16:43

Even as Pakistani-American David Headley pleaded guilty and saved himself from a severe penalty at a Chicago court, India’s concerns over getting him to the country for interrogation have been compounded, to say the least.

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Nuclear Liability Bill introduction in Parliament deferred

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 8:44

With the government changing its mind all of a sudden, the introduction of the much talked about Civil Nuclear Liability Bill has been deferred.

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Narendra Modi summoned by SIT

Thursday, March 11, 2010 19:14

Modi summoned in probe on Ehsaan Jaffrey murder case

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Women’s Reservation Bill set to be passed in the Rajya Sabha on March 8

Friday, March 5, 2010 18:54

New Delhi: Both the Congress party, the main partner of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-led government at the Centre, and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the main Opposition, have issued whip in the Rajya Sabha asking all their MPs to vote in favour of the Women’s Reservation Bill.

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Pravin Mahajan’s body cremated; most family members keep away

Thursday, March 4, 2010 19:32

Pravin Mahajan was convicted of killing his brother Pramod Mahajan

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