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Thousands of Lebanese hold 'You Stink' campaign against Govt.  Aug 30, 11:36 am
Sydney, Aug 30 (ANI): Thousands of protesters in Lebanon are holding a record-breaking rally against politicians driven by 'You Stink' campaign that started with the closure of the country' largest landfill in mid-July, resulting in garbage piling up on the streets of Beirut and beyond.
Ambulance scam: Politicians' names dragged in to increase 'news value', says Gehlot  Aug 29, 6:45 pm
Jodhpur, Aug. 28 (ANI): Former Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot on Saturday criticised the Vasundhara Raje government in the state for dragging the names of politicians into the ambulance scam, saying it was an attempt to increase the news value of the case.
Sonia Gandhi, Sumitra Mahajan hug it out at President's 'At Home' reception on I-Day  Aug 15, 8:36 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 15 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on a rain-soaked Sunday hosted an 'At Home' reception for politicians, ministers and diplomats at the Rastrapati Bhavan on the occasion of India's 69th Independence Day.
'Miffed' Brinda Karat wants 'rule book' for politicians after Kamat's 'sexist trash' on Irani  Aug 3, 1:49 pm
New Delhi, Aug 3 (ANI): Lashing out at Congress leader Gurudas Kamat's statement on Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani, CPI(M) member Brinda Karat has called for the introduction of a 'code of conduct' that will prevent politicians from talking 'sexist trash'.
PM Abbott warns politicos against 'exploiting' expenses rules  Jul 31, 12:07 pm
London, July 31 (ANI): Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday warned Australian politicians that they cannot 'get away with exploiting the rules' on expenses.
SC has sent out a good message through Yakub hanging decision: Ex-Delhi HC judge  Jul 30, 7:34 am
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): A former judge of the Delhi High Court, Justice (Retired) Fakhruddin, said Thursday that the Supreme Court has sent out a good message to the people of India that the law is uniform for all, irrespective of existing social prejudices or standing.
Democracy is alive, Supreme Court has done its duty: Kirit Somaiya on Yakub hanging decision  Jul 30, 6:58 am
Mumbai, July 30 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya on Thursday praised the Supreme Court for upholding its decision to go ahead with the death sentence of 1993 Mumbai blasts death row convict Yakub Memon.
Politicians trying to divide nation through Yakub mercy plea: Abha Singh  Jul 30, 6:28 am
Mumbai, July 30 (ANI): Lawyer Abha Singh on Thursday said that politicians and the political parties that they represent are dividing the nation by making irresponsible statements on the mercy plea of 1993 Mumbai blasts death row convict Yakub Memon.
Media must take on unjust, intimidating leaders, politicians: Majeed Memon  Jul 7, 5:09 pm
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, July 7 (ANI): Commenting on the report of the burning of a journalist's mother in Barabanki by two policemen , NCP leader Majeed Memon said the media should stand together and fight injustice.
AAP calls for CBI probe into Vyapam scam  Jul 5, 2:03 pm
New Delhi, July 5 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday called for a CBI inquiry into the Vyapam scam, adding that the latest death in connection with the case, that of journalist Akshay Singh, points to a nexus of politicians, officials and dalals involved in the affair.
After politicians ignore demands for decades, Haryana village crowdsources funds for bridge  Jul 2, 8:30 am
Sirsa (Haryana), July 2 (ANI): Politicians of successive governments came and went, but after every leader, irrespective of party, ignored the demands of the villagers in the Sirsa district of Haryana for a bridge over the Ghaggar river, the people of the area decided to crowdsource the funds for the vital link and go ahead and construct it.
Kejriwal does not practice what he preaches, alleges BJP  Jun 30, 9:48 am
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday alleged that Arvind Kejriwal does not practice what he preaches, adding that the Delhi Chief Minister only looks to target rival politicians.
The Dark Days of Indian Democracy , remembered by Prem Prakash  Jun 29, 3:08 pm
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): June 12, 1975, was like any other summer day in Delhi - hot, uncomfortable with the usual power load shedding. Politics of Delhi too was at its usual cloak and dagger - this ancient city right from its origins as Indraprastha has been home to scheming politicians.
'Tainted' politicians must leave their seats respectfully: J.P. Agarwal  Jun 28, 11:49 am
New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): Congress leader J.P. Agarwal on Sunday backed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Lal Krishna Advani's remark that 'political credibility was essential and politicians must live up to the trust placed in them by voters' and said those holding to their positions despite serious allegations must leave their seats respectfully.
'Lalit Modi trying to shield himself by shifting burden on others': Gowda  Jun 26, 1:21 pm
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): Union Law Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Friday said that former IPL chief Lalit Modi is making all attempts to shield himself and shift the burden on the politicians.
OROP scheme: 'Would PM show courage or it is another U Turn', asks Digvijay Singh  Jun 15, 3:44 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Asserting that the collective credibility of all politicians and political parties is at stake over the implementation of One Rank, One Pension scheme, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday asked whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi would show courage on the issue or it would another U-turn.
We want plumbers or doctors to live next door, not politicians  Jun 10, 4:05 pm
London, Jun 10 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that that people would rather have a plumber, electrician or doctor as a neighbor than politicians or footballers.
India Inc rings in World Environment Day  Jun 5, 8:13 pm
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): With politicians, actors and social workers celebrating the 43rd World Environment Day on Friday, India Inc, too, hasn't been far behind in ringing in the occasion.
EU sanctions against Russia appear to be working, says British politician  Jun 1, 11:38 am
London, June 1 (ANI): British politician and former Member of Parliament for Kensington Malcolm Rifkind has said that the European Union sanctions against Russia are working, following Moscow's ban on 89 European officials, politicians and military leaders from entering the country.
EU angry over Russia's 'unjustified' travel ban list   May 31, 3:04 pm
London, May 31 (ANI): Lashing out at Russia's entry ban against 89 European politicians, officials and military leaders, the European Union has termed the list 'totally arbitrary and unjustified', saying that no explanation had been provided.
NCP asks 'wrong foot' Ram Kripal Yadav to be careful  May 19, 5:27 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday criticised Union Minister and BJP MP Ram Kripal Yadav's move to enter Patna's Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport through the exit gate and said that such incidents have a negative impact on the image of politicians.
Congress dubs Kejriwal's anti-media circular 'undemocratic'  May 14, 1:00 pm
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to stay Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's circular against the media over the publication of 'defamatory' news against his government, the Congress on Thursday said the notice was undemocratic, as it wanted to restrain common citizens, politicians and leaders from making comments.
Actor-politicians express solidarity with Salman Khan  May 6, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Actor-politicians Raj Babbar and Chiranjeevi on Wednesday expressed solidarity with the actor Salman Khan, who has been found guilty in the 2002 hit-and-run case and hoped that he would be granted bail.
German prosecutor probing spy agency's 'decade-long secret partnership' with NSA  May 4, 1:13 pm
Washington, May 04 (ANI): After the German parliament reportedly disclosed that the nation's electronic surveillance agency BND was aiding U.S.' National Security Agency (NSA) in spying on European politicians and defense contractors for over a decade, Germany's top public prosecutor has initiated a probe to determine if the country's partnership with NSA was violating any laws.
C.N.R. Rao to be conferred with Japan's highest 'Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star' award  May 2, 3:29 pm
New Delhi, May. 02 (ANI): The highest civilian award of Japan conferred on academicians, politicians and military officers - the 'Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star' - will be given to well known Indian scientist C.N.R. Rao for his 'contribution to promoting academic inter-change and mutual understanding in science and technology between Japan and India.