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Cong condemns hooting of CMs
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Ranchi: The Congress on Thursday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi not only for allegedly taking credit of UPA projects but also remaining "silent" during the BJP activists' hooting of chief ministers of different states. "Modi is taking credit of previous UPA government's projects. And his remaining silence during BJP activists' hooting at chief ministers, shows the...
Hamas kills 18 suspected collaborators   
Hamas militants killed seven Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel in a public execution in a central Gaza square on Friday, witnesses and a Hamas website said.The victims, their heads covered and hands tied, were shot dead by masked gunmen dressed in black in front of a crowd of worshippers outside a mosque after prayers, witnesses and al-Majd, a pro-Hamas website, said.Another 11...
IS threat beyond anything we have seen, says US   
Washington: The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the US that may surpass that once posed by al Qaeda, US military leaders said on Thursday."They are an imminent threat to every interest we have, whether it's in Iraq or anywhere else," Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel told reporters at the Pentagon.Hagel's assessment of...
Will not support extra-constitutional steps: US   21 August, 2014
Washington: The US has said that it does not support any extra-constitutional changes in Pakistan, where deadlock continues between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and two key opposition figures seeking his resignation over allegations of corruption and election rigging. "We support the constitutional and electoral process in Pakistan, which elected Nawaz Sharif as the Prime Minister. That was a...
Govt puts on hold CIC's appointment in absence of LoP   22 August, 2014
The government today put on hold the appointment of new chief of Central Information Commission (CIC) due to the absence of the Leader of the Opposition (LoP) in the selection committee leaving the transparency watchdog headless for the first time since its inception in 2005. Chief Information Commissioner Rajiv Mathur relinquished his charge today. A former chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB), he...
Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captors   22 August, 2014
Cong slams govt over handling of Kashmir issue   22 August, 2014
A series of actions by Pak not conducive for FS meet: India   22 August, 2014
SC issues notice to Centre on tenure of jail term for life   22 August, 2014
US failed in rescue attempt for scribe   21 August, 2014
Govt cannot keep Lokpal Act in cold storage: SC   22 August, 2014
Now, surnames matter less in politics: Jaitley   21 August, 2014
Hindu not a religious concept: Venkaiah   21 August, 2014
Jaitley stirs anger by making light of Delhi rape case   22 August, 2014
Malaysia mourns as bodies of victims finally come home   22 August, 2014
Irom Sharmila 'forcibly' arrested   22 August, 2014
Foley's captors earlier asked for huge ransom   21 August, 2014
Harsh Vardhan defends CVO's removal   21 August, 2014
MP, wife in judicial custody till Dec 16   05 December, 2013
Imran calls for nationwide protest   21 August, 2014
Tejpal to be tried in fast track court   05 December, 2013
Govt begins revamp of FCI to cut waste   21 August, 2014
Thailand faces grim future   05 December, 2013
'Suicide tourism' doubled within four years   21 August, 2014
54 Indian prisoners of war in Pakistani jails: RTI   21 August, 2014
Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders   21 August, 2014
BJP shouts down Owaisi as he mentions Godhra   11 June, 2014
Don't breach constitutional propriety: BJP   21 August, 2014
Modi is BJP leader in both Houses   12 July, 2014
Boom and the doom   29 November, 2013
Govt to acquire mine detectors for use in Naxal-hit states   21 August, 2014
Some Cong leaders trying to sideline Gandhi family: Beni Prasad   14 July, 2014
Congress will stage comeback: Sonia   20 August, 2014
NIA likely to take over probe plot to hit US, Israeli missions   11 June, 2014
Ministry to cancel allotments by outgoing UPA govt   12 June, 2014
Civil service aspirants protest outside Rajnath's house   12 July, 2014
China hails India's 'objective understanding'   20 August, 2014
Uproar in RS over journalist meeting Hafiz Saeed   14 July, 2014
Corruption a 'disease and sin': PM   21 August, 2014
Crusading on   29 November, 2013
Rajapaksa appoints two Tamil MPs as Dy Ministers   21 August, 2014
Senior advocate Rohatgi is new AG   12 June, 2014
SC to hear pleas against scrapping of collegium   21 August, 2014
Will consult high command on next course: Kharge   20 August, 2014
A 'half-hearted' attempt by UPA govt: BJP   03 September, 2013
Witch-hunting the Broom?   29 November, 2013
Lanka has addressed India's security concerns: Swamy   20 August, 2014
NDA Ministers to occupy new bungalows by month-end   12 July, 2014
Country remembers Rajiv Gandhi   20 August, 2014
IM planned to kill targets with poisoned letters?   20 August, 2014
Morsi to face trial for inciting murder   02 September, 2013
Corporates financed campaign to install Modi govt: CPI   23 June, 2014
Sonia, Manmohan express worry over 'rise in violence'   20 August, 2014
Hindi issue: Congress advises caution   20 June, 2014
Pak crisis: Is Army taking control?   20 August, 2014
Israeli bombing of Gaza continues as toll touches 121   12 July, 2014
Still a mystery   30 November, 2013
Lanka to deny visas to UN investigators   19 August, 2014
Pressure for ceasefire as attacks continue   14 July, 2014
Will not bow under world pressure: Netanyahu   12 July, 2014
Union minister asked to appear before court   13 June, 2014
UN team to submit Syrian chemical samples   02 September, 2013
TMC denies charges of collusion with BJP   12 June, 2014
Uproar over journalist meeting Hafiz Saeed   14 July, 2014
LoP an "essential" institution: Pawar   12 July, 2014
Pak says Kashmiri separatists 'stakeholders'; India hits back   20 August, 2014
South Africans wake up to life without Madiba   06 December, 2013
Extradited PIO gets life in prison   11 July, 2014
Talks with separatists to continue: envoy   20 August, 2014
India condemns terror attack on Karachi airport   09 June, 2014
Modi accepts invitation to meet Obama   12 July, 2014
Anti-smoking disclaimers to be replaced   02 September, 2013
'Don't try matching China in each field, work on assets'   06 December, 2013
Thousands flee after Israeli warning   14 July, 2014
ISIS claims to have killed US journalist, posts video   20 August, 2014
Immediate, free treatment for acid attack, rape victims   23 January, 2014
Sunrise on Raisina   29 November, 2013
It was consensual, insist Tejpal   05 December, 2013
Nod to TRAI amendment bill, clears way for Misra's appointment   14 July, 2014
Names of five new governors finalised   14 July, 2014
MPs escape parliament despite Qadri blockade   20 August, 2014
India recovers 228 mn euros from Finmeccanica deal   11 June, 2014
US still most important ally: India   22 January, 2014
Passengers' families get $50,000 in first payouts   12 June, 2014
CPI(M) slams scrapping of Planning Commission   19 August, 2014
SC guidelines on mercy pleas   21 January, 2014
Palestinian death toll crosses 100   12 July, 2014
Mandela's death a week after release of film on his life   06 December, 2013
Economic situation cannot be attributed to the bill   30 August, 2013
Charm offensive   16 August, 2014
China for new security concept to improve ties   11 June, 2014
BJP speaking Cong's language after coming to power: Shukla   12 July, 2014
Budget favours corporates: Environmentalists   12 July, 2014
Pak violates ceasefire, Indian troops retaliate   12 July, 2014
Modi joins football lovers, hopes sport becomes a 'bridge'   12 June, 2014
DRDO developing chilli-spray for women   07 August, 2013
Farooq kicks up row, then apologises   06 December, 2013
Pak envoy justifies meeting with separatist leaders   20 August, 2014
Prime Minister to leave for Brazil tomorrow   12 July, 2014
China takes Vietnam over South China Sea to UN   10 June, 2014
Monsoon rains weak after late arrival   12 June, 2014
De Niro yet to respond in Tehelka case   20 January, 2014
BJP condemns Jaitley's detention   12 August, 2013
No shortcuts in diplomacy: Cong   18 August, 2014
On a saffron trail   03 August, 2013
Host of issues stall proceedings   12 August, 2013
Delhi Police asks law intern to file complaint   06 December, 2013
Grand old lady of Bollywood Zohra Sehgal dies at 102   11 July, 2014
Sri Lankan nationalists protest against India   10 June, 2014
PM asks officials to clear clutter, they are loving it   12 June, 2014
Wayward daredevils   03 August, 2013
Palau govt to issue coins dedicated to Tirupati Balaji   20 January, 2014
A taste of history   16 August, 2014
India needs the Right to Health   21 September, 2013
Gadkari opposes plan to impose anti-dumping duty   11 June, 2014
Modi seeks ideas to replace Planning Commission   20 August, 2014
Palestinian death toll rises as Israel escalates attacks   11 July, 2014
Obtaining Aadhar card not mandatory   23 September, 2013
Modi is 'leader of the people' unlike Rahul: BJP   05 December, 2013
Uproar over petrol, diesel price hike   02 September, 2013
Months after Prez assent, govt takes no action   06 December, 2013
Terrorists will not succeed in their designs: PM   25 June, 2013
Winning tribals   15 June, 2013
A living experiment   15 June, 2013
Heavy firing again by Pak troops   12 August, 2013
PoK suspend cross-LoC bus service   20 January, 2014
Congress calls Speaker's decision unfair   20 August, 2014
'Indian workers will not be affected by new bill'   23 January, 2014
Nelson Mandela dies   06 December, 2013
A recipe for disaster: Modi to PM   05 December, 2013
We are not cheerleaders in Parl: Rajnath   23 September, 2013
Attacks will not deter peace efforts: PM   24 June, 2013
Together to win   15 June, 2013
Infiltration bid foiled, five ultras killed   31 August, 2013
Can benefit only the rich: Opposition   10 July, 2014
Rights bodies call for legal framework to regulate surrogacy   19 August, 2014
Airport attack signals tactical shift by Taliban   12 June, 2014
BJP will not oppose bill in Parliament   12 August, 2013
FB, other banned sites to open in free trade zone   24 September, 2013
Media covering only Modi's rallies: Cong   02 December, 2013
Min, states avoid CBI queries   24 June, 2013
Govt makes amends, blames Pak army   08 August, 2013
Omar challenges Modi to debate 'anytime, anywhere'   05 December, 2013
Govt pitches for Communal Violence Bill   05 December, 2013
Operators deny financial irregularities   12 June, 2014
Envoy does U-turn on Dawood Ibrahim   10 August, 2013
Gujral, my colleague, successor   08 December, 2012
73 killed, 73,000 stranded   18 June, 2013
Cipher cipher seven   15 June, 2013
External is internal   03 August, 2013
Hang perpetrators of church attack: Geelani   23 September, 2013
10-yr-old boy graduates high school in US   12 June, 2014
Sai disguised as a Sikh man to evade arrest   04 December, 2013
Rahul Gandhi to visit Uttarakhand   24 June, 2013
NC warns against dropping special status to J&K   05 December, 2013
Threats from communal forces must be dealt firmly: PM   23 September, 2013
Goa Police submit status report to Centre   04 December, 2013
Cong hits back at Govt on 'economy in tatters' remark   11 June, 2014
Death toll from church attack touches 81   23 September, 2013
PM ready for Rahul stepping into his shoes   17 June, 2013
Jagan meets Jaya, Karuna on bifurcation of AP   04 December, 2013
Asaram's son arrested from Delhi-Haryana border   04 December, 2013
GoM on Telangana to meet again   03 December, 2013
Centre will work with states, no 'big brother' attitude: PM   11 June, 2014
Claim to shame   21 September, 2013
Programmes will be reviewed: Obama   10 August, 2013
Mars orbiter leaves Earth's sphere of influence   04 December, 2013
Royal challenge   03 August, 2013
Kashmir can trigger another war: Sharif   04 December, 2013
Afghan-Taliban to hold peace talks   18 June, 2013
India's concerns will not be overlooked   24 June, 2013
Falling debris Moon rover damages houses   04 December, 2013
Saudi women in new drive to get behind the wheel   04 December, 2013
NATO forces to withdraw in 18 months   18 June, 2013
Security tightened in Srinagar   25 June, 2013
Cong attacks Modi for not attending NIC meet   23 September, 2013
Rahul to take up Kasturirangan report   03 December, 2013
'Cong framing Gen Singh for political gain'   21 September, 2013
Musharraf to face trial for treason   24 June, 2013
EC proposal under govt consideration: Sibal   07 August, 2013
Online RTI facilty extended to Prez Secretariat, MEA   17 June, 2013
Rajapaksa orders release of 78 Indian fishermen   09 June, 2014
Taliban gunmen attack Karachi airport academy   10 June, 2014
Jaitley slams Govt on communal violence bill   03 December, 2013
Death toll crosses 550: Bahuguna   22 June, 2013
India-Pak meeting on power projects in J&K   21 September, 2013
Death toll rises to 81; Kedarnath shrine in mud   18 June, 2013
Jindal steal?   15 June, 2013
Killing of soldiers a blatant act of deceit   06 August, 2013
Rajnath cannot visit Muzaffarnagar   21 September, 2013
Seven policemen killed in land mine blast   03 December, 2013
Asaram traced at his Indore ashram   31 August, 2013
Advani pushes for repeal of Article 370   23 June, 2013
BJP activists stage demo in front of Antony's house   06 August, 2013
Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility   09 June, 2014
'Want to promote ties with neighbours but terror must end'   09 June, 2014
CBI set to probe Gopinath Munde's death   10 June, 2014
All unhygienic toilets to be demolished   20 September, 2013
BJP to oppose Communal Violence Bill   03 December, 2013
Antony did not give clean chit to Pak army: Cong   07 August, 2013
PM to visit Kashmir despite terror strike   24 June, 2013
Political twist in Rajya Sabha polls   17 June, 2013
Digvijay targets BJP over convoy attack   31 August, 2013
'Floating armouries can lead to 26/11 type attacks'   03 December, 2013
'Discord over PM candidate will hit poll chances'   31 August, 2013
No compromise made to end stand off: Army   17 June, 2013
Jaitley seeks explanation on affidavit from officials   11 June, 2014
India will not accept snooping by any country: Sibal   20 September, 2013
Death toll may cross 1,000: Shinde   24 June, 2013
Number of Indian-origin candidates goes up   07 August, 2013
Lokpal important to curb corruption: Prez   09 June, 2014
Aiport attack destroys prospects of peace talks   10 June, 2014
Warbling woods   15 June, 2013
Inspectors find "fear and intimidation" at UK schools   09 June, 2014
No justification, no impunity for rapes: UN   11 June, 2014
Rajnath appeals Muslims to forget Gujarat riots   22 June, 2013
Antony justifies statement in RS   07 August, 2013
Gunmen attack checkpost at Karachi airport   10 June, 2014
Govt committed to form Telangana: PM   03 December, 2013
Snowden charged with espionage, theft   22 June, 2013
March 31 deadline for states to frame rules   03 December, 2013
Looking forward to working with Modi: Sharif   11 June, 2014
'Politicians' ego root cause of corruption'   03 August, 2013
Cong dismisses queries on Rahul's absence   22 June, 2013
Teenager beheads father after he rapes her   17 June, 2013
Cong seeks V K Singh's resignation   10 June, 2014
Why is UPA govt in hurry over Food Bill, asks Mamata   22 June, 2013
Pak calls for resumption of composite dialogue   02 December, 2013
'China should engage with neighbours to allay their concerns'   09 June, 2014
All Ministers to submit property details to PM   10 June, 2014
Mars Orbiter crosses Moon's orbit   03 December, 2013
Industry's fear exaggerated, overblown: Ramesh   30 August, 2013
SC dismisses Sajjan's plea to quash charges   03 December, 2013
Govt should not control media: Javadekar   09 June, 2014
New govt will work for development: President   09 June, 2014
BJP to raise coal scam, misuse of CBI   03 December, 2013
Modi govt has given no concrete roadmap, just 'dreams': Opp   09 June, 2014
BJP doing turnaround on Article 370: Tewari   02 December, 2013
India, China talks trade, economic potential   09 June, 2014
Militants attack Karachi airport, 23 dead   09 June, 2014
India to seek US help for joint mechanism   02 December, 2013
Tehelka: Holding company shows negative networth   02 December, 2013
Release of 5 men from GITMO gives Taliban an edge   07 June, 2014
Communal violence bill may come up in winter session   02 December, 2013
Modi hits out at Delhi govt over women's security   02 December, 2013
Bill to scrap collegium system of appointing judges   29 August, 2013
No differences between me and Modi: Joshi   14 April, 2014
TMC will play a decisive role in govt formation: Minister   14 April, 2014
Survival skills   12 April, 2014
Repeater’s rap   12 April, 2014
PM had threatened to quit on nuke deal: Book   11 April, 2014
Hinduja's proposal to tackle challenges generates interest   12 April, 2014
Gujarat development model a 'toffee model': Rahul   14 April, 2014
Robotic mini-sub's search mission aborted again   16 April, 2014
Justice R.M. Lodha to be next CJ   11 April, 2014
Congress has run out of ideas to tackle Modi: Venkaiah   12 April, 2014
Kejriwal beats Modi, Rahul in TV news coverage   14 April, 2014
Timing of Baru's book critical: Prithviraj Chavan   12 April, 2014
Mulayam under fire for rape remarks   10 April, 2014
What Indian politicians drive   14 April, 2014
Gandhis insulted Ambedkar, taking credit for laws: Modi   14 April, 2014
Manmohan hobbled by Sonia: Book   12 April, 2014
Did not make personal attack on Modi: Rahul   12 April, 2014
Maiden night test of Agni conducted successfully   12 April, 2014
Election: Keeping India together   11 April, 2014
G20 gives US year-end deadline for IMF reforms   12 April, 2014
S.Korea, US launch largest-ever air drill   11 April, 2014
BJP sacks Jaswant's son from national executive   10 April, 2014
Kejriwal to meet community leaders in Varanasi   12 April, 2014
Mulayam appeals to Muslims to vote unitedly for SP   10 April, 2014
Cong, BJP ask Mulayam to apologise immediately   11 April, 2014
Rahul's ego is on cloud nine: Modi   12 April, 2014
The AAP is not even a page three party   05 April, 2014
Manmohan didn't put wife's name in RS affidavit: BJP   12 April, 2014
Modi's marriage was a 'social formality': brother   10 April, 2014
Once in power, BJP may scrap reservation: Mayawati   12 April, 2014
Congress' taunt and brothers' defence   10 April, 2014
'Cong worked overtime to send me behind bars'   12 April, 2014
Co-pilot made mid-air phone call: Report   12 April, 2014
Rahul rakes up Modi marriage issue to attack him   11 April, 2014
Mounting trouble   05 April, 2014
Bucking the trend   07 April, 2014
India doesn't need a 'deaf-dumb' govt: Modi   10 April, 2014
China explores regional security framework   10 April, 2014
Crocodile found wandering around mall   11 April, 2014
Modi ready for probe into charges   11 April, 2014
Clamour for glamour   07 April, 2014
EC cracks whip on Amit Shah, Azam Khan   11 April, 2014
IAF Chief visits air base along China border   09 April, 2014
Russia says ready to work with IMF, EU   11 April, 2014
Dalits can wait   05 April, 2014
Mulayam for change in rape law, says boys make 'mistakes'   10 April, 2014
High turnout in 91 seats; Chandigarh tops with 74 per cent   10 April, 2014
US issues global advisory for its citizens   11 April, 2014
BJP demands strict action against Cong, SP from EC   09 April, 2014
BJP copied Congress' election manifesto: Rahul   10 April, 2014
Kejriwal visits house of autorickshaw driver who slapped him   09 April, 2014
Mamata is playing vote bank politics: Modi   10 April, 2014
LS poll cost 80 times up since 1952   08 April, 2014
Israeli embassy sending home diplomats who assaulted official   08 April, 2014
People are my teachers, I am learning from them: Rahul   09 April, 2014
BJP's "poisonous thoughts" reflect majoritarian politics: PC   08 April, 2014
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