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Chandrababu Naidu weaving grand alliance in Andhra politics (News Analysis)
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) The political crisis in New Delhi has come as a blessing in disguise for Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu, who not only re-emerged as kingmaker in the national political arena but is also weaving a new grand alliance in Andhra Pradesh politics.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 4:54:51 PM

We have to think like a powerful country: Rahul
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday said that India needed to think like a 'big and powerful country' and only worry how it will impact the world.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 4:54:26 PM

Bookies still give Manmohan edge, but just about
New Delhi/Raipur, July 22 (IANS) Three-odd hours before the scheduled trust vote in parliament Tuesday, bookies here were giving the government Rs.1.12 and the opposition Rs.1.16. That meant if the government won, a punter gambling Re.1 on this outcome would make 12 paise, while he would make 16 paise if he backed the opposition and the government fell.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 4:53:57 PM

Amid din and UPA hopes, Rahul makes an impact
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India's ruling coalition was Tuesday brimming with confidence ahead of a trust vote on the nuclear deal with the US as Congress MP Rahul Gandhi made an impassioned pitch for energy security while battling repeated interruptions from opposition benches.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 4:53:16 PM

Batsman beware! Your weak points on the giant screen
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Cricket coaches, bowlers and captains watching earlier matches and working out a strategy to tie down a star batsman of an opposite team is soon to become passe.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 4:49:50 PM

Tata Capital signs pact with Japanese bank
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Tata Capital, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Sons Ltd, has entered into an alliance with the Tokyo-based Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd for cooperation in various business areas, it said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 4:49:15 PM

Former Kerala minister acquitted of misbehaviour with woman official charge
Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 (IANS) Former Kerala transport minister A. Neelalohithadasan Nadar was Tuesday acquitted by a fast track court here of charges of sexually harassing a senior woman official in 1999.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 3:55:36 PM

Chatterjee prompts Rahul to modify speech (Political Prattle - 2)
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi made a slight change in his speech on the advice of Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee during the debate on the confidence vote in parliament Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 3:51:58 PM

Enemy will be vanquished at dusk: Lalu
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and Railway Minister Lalu Prasad elicited laughter from the treasury benches and even had Speaker Somnath Chatterjee smiling when he said in his inimitable style that the 'rakshasas' (opposition) would be vanquished at 'gau bela' (dusk) in the trust vote.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 3:51:29 PM

Trust vote? It's all about distrust, say people
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) It should be about the future of the nation, the issues that confront it and the challenges that lie ahead. But the trust vote in parliament seems to have become the focus of intense distrust for many people in the country.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 3:49:47 PM

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