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Five bludgeoned to death in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Two women and three children were bludgeoned to death over a land dispute in an Uttar Pradesh village early Saturday morning, police said.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 12:25:14 PM

Probe ordered into killing of villagers in Jharkhand
Ranchi, April 25 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Saturday ordered a probe into the killing of five villagers following the ambush of a bus carrying Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel by Maoists April 15.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 12:25:03 PM

Rahul Gandhi denies breaching security at Purulia
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) A day after creating a flutter when he broke the security cordon to shake hands with people during an election rally at Purulia in West Bengal, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday denied it was a security breach and said such meetings were cleared by his security staff in advance.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 12:12:44 PM

Sri Lanka situation will impact on elections
Even as the Maoists continue their desperate, if ultimately futile, attempts to disrupt the polls, perhaps the most uncertain aspect of the present scene is the impact of the suffering of the Sri Lankan Tamils, first, on Tamil Nadu politics and then on government formation at the centre after the general elections.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 12:05:20 PM

I will refuse if offered PM's post now: Rahul Gandhi
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said here Saturday that he would refuse the prime minister's post if the offer was made to him now because he was busy revamping the party and lacked the experience to take the top job.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 11:47:17 AM

Rights of Tamil civilians sacrosanct: Rahul Gandhi on Sri Lanka
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said that while the LTTE was a terrorist outfit and responsible for killing his father, the rights of the Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka are 'sacrosanct' and everything should be done to ameliorate their plight.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 11:30:57 AM

Bengal's Left government not working for poor: Rahul Gandhi
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Asserting that the Left has failed to deliver the benefits of development to the poor in West Bengal, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said here Saturday that the Communist parties do not have the right ideas for growth.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 11:15:10 AM

Two killed, 10 schoolchildren injured in road accident
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Two people, including an eight-year-old student, were killed and 10 schoolchildren injured when the bus they were travelling in collided with another bus here Saturday morning, police said.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 10:56:23 AM

Liquor ban during polls hits Catholic weddings in Goa
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) The Election Commission's decision to ban liquor from Catholic weddings in Goa held on the notified dry days during the Lok Sabha polls has forced a rights group to approach the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) for relief.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 10:56:07 AM

Over 300,000 'troublemakers' identified in Bihar
Patna, April 25 (IANS) Over 300,000 'suspected troublemakers' have been identified by authorities in Bihar and asked to furnish bonds, vowing not to take to violence during the next two phases of the Lok Sabha polls in the state April 30 and May 7, police said Saturday.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 10:49:35 AM

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