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Kazmi seeks bail in Israeli diplomat attack

NEW DELHI: Syed Mohammad Kazmi, arrested for his alleged role in a terror attack on an Israeli diplomat here, today moved a court here seeking bail on the ground that Delhi Police have got the probe period extended in a "malafide and calculated move".

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Mamata keen on Gopal Gandhi for Vice President’s post

NEW DELHI: The race for the Vice Presidential post in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) has taken a new turn with Trinamool Congress not sharing Congress’ enthusiasm for a second term for incumbent Mr Hamid Ansari and is keen on proposing former Governor, Mr Gopalkrishna Gandhi.

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Purulia case: India scales down diplomatic ties with Denmark

NEW DELHI: India has decided to scale down its diplomatic ties with Denmark after that country’s refusal to appeal in their Supreme Court against a decision of its lower court rejecting the extradition of Purulia arms drop case accused Kim Davy.

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Wrestler-actor Dara Singh passes away

MUMBAI: Wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh, who wowed audiences with his brawn and on-screen histrionics for over five decades, died here early Thursday morning losing his five-day fight for life.

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Not necessary to project anyone as BJP’s PM candidate: Yashwant

NEW DELHI: Amid talks that Mr Narendra Modi could be the BJP's prime ministerial candidate in 2014, the senior BJP leader, Mr Yashwant Sinha feels the party should project anybody for the top post only after considering whether it would benefit the poll prospects.

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Jaya Jaitley allowed to permanently retain passport

NEW DELHI: The former Samata Party president, Jaya Jaitley, facing trial for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs two lakh in 2000 to recommend a fictitious defence deal to Defence Ministry, was today allowed by a Delhi court to permanently retain her passport to undertake her frequent travels abroad.

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Bharat Bhushan dismissed as DGCA chief

NEW DELHI: Aviation regulator, Mr E K Bharat Bhushan was on Tuesday abruptly removed from his key position in the backdrop of his tough stance against debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines over its failure to pay salaries to its employees.

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Mulayam fast tracks preparations for LS polls

LUCKNOW: The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday decided to fast-track its preparations for the Lok Sabha 2014 polls and appointed 58 observers for the 58 parliamentary constituencies it was defeated in the last general elections.

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