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To join or not to join - Karunanidhi meets senior DMK leaders
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Hectic moves were afoot in the DMK camp Sunday to resolve the impasse on ministry sharing with party supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi meeting senior leaders individually at his residence here before taking a final call on joining the Congress-led UPA government.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:45:37 PM

His protest against land grabbers has been on for 13 years
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), May 24 (IANS) How long can a sit-in protest continue? Vijay Kumar Singh, once a resident of an Uttar Pradesh village, has been at it for 13 years.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:28:17 PM

Akhilesh Yadav to retain Kannauj: SP leader
Firozabad, May 24 (IANS) Newly-elected Lok Sabha member from Firozabad and Kannauj, Akhilesh Yadav, the son of Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, has decided to vacate the Firozabad seat, a party leader said Sunday.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:26:56 PM

Sikh organisations to mark 25 years of Operation Bluestar
Amritsar, March 24 (IANS) Sikh organisations, including some radical ones, are all set to evoke the painful memories of the Indian Army's storming of the Golden Temple complex in June 1984 to evict heavily armed Sikh extremists.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:14:32 PM

They risk their lives to clean your drains (Feature)
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Sukh Ram strips to his bare minimum and slithers into a stinky manhole as traffic whizzes above him. With no face masks to protect against odious fumes, no protective gloves and a primitive spade as a tool, his job is to clean a choked drain of muck so that it doesn't overflow when monsoon rains hit the city.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:08:49 PM

Soz waiting and watching for Delhi call
Jammu, May 24 (IANS) Saif-ud-Din Soz, the state unit president of the Congress in Jammu and Kashmir, is cooling his heels as there is no word yet on whether he would be part of the union cabinet or not.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 11:47:37 AM

More thundershowers in store for Delhi
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Delhiites will continue to experience freak weather Sunday with met officials forecasting a squall during the day that is likely to bring down the temperatures.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 11:44:40 AM

Bangalore home nurtures ostracised HIV-positive children
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Manjula Kumari was HIV-positive from birth and lost both parents to AIDS when she was three. Shunned by relatives and neighbours due to the stigma attached to HIV/AIDS, the child was brought up by an ailing grandmother, who also died a few years ago.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 11:24:18 AM

Post-debacle, CPI-M holds crucial meeting to take stock
Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) began its state secretariat meeting here Sunday amid indications that it could be a stormy one as the party takes stock of its humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha polls.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 11:18:26 AM

Maoists using children as human shields: Chhattisgarh legislator
Raipur, May 24 (IANS) Maoists are forcibly taking away children from villages and using them as human shields against security forces, alleges a Chhattisgarh legislator, whose constituency is badly hit by Left extremist insurgency.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 11:04:56 AM

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