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Anna Hazare Slammed for His 'Un-Gandhian Comment' on Pawar Slap Incident

It looks like anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare's image has taken a beating of late. Just on the heels of surprising the public by revealing that he had disciplined alcoholics in his village by beating them up after tying them to a pole, he has shocked the people once again by his careless comment on a youth slapping Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar. Nov 25, 2011

Maoist Leader Kishenji Killed in Police Encounter

Elusive Maoist leader, Koteshwar Rao (alias Kishenji) was killed on Thursday evening, in an encounter between the rebels and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), in West Bengal's West Midnapore region. Nov 24, 2011
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Maoist Violence in Left Wing Extremist States Declines: Report

Incidents of Maoist violence have declined in all Left Wing Extremist (LWE) states, except Bihar and Maharashtra, in 2011, according to data provided by Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs, in Wednesday's Rajya Sabha session. The figures are accurate up to Nov. 14, 2011. Nov 24, 2011
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India Beats China; Joins UN Oversight Body

India beat China at the elections to the United Nations Joint Inspection Unit, an independent external oversight body of the UN system mandated to conduct evaluations, inspections and investigations system-wide. Nov 23, 2011
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Telangana Issue: TRS Threatens to Stall House

On Monday, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), which is spearheading the ongoing Telangana issue in Andhra Pradesh, has threatened to stall proceedings of the winter sessions of the Assembly. Nov 21, 2011
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Advani: NDA MPs to Declare Clean Stance on Black Money

Bharatiya Janata Party leader and the former Indian Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani declared Sunday that allied MPs in the National Democratic Alliance would submit statements asserting that they were not involved with money laundering rings. Nov 21, 2011
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South Asia Visit: Manmohan Singh Invites Greater Investment from Singapore

Describing Singapore as a "valued partner" Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh invited greater investment from the South East Asian nation, while on a two-day state visit to the country. The Prime Minister made the statement on Sunday, at a lunch hosted Singapore's Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong. Nov 20, 2011