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Delhi dilemma: which way will voters swing?
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian capital, home to 16 million people, is all set to vote in the assembly polls Saturday. But even as analysts say that genuine issues - namely, development, price rise and terrorism - are on the poll agenda this time, voters don't seem to have made up their minds yet.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 8:47:55 AM

BJP boycotts Orissa coalition meet, jolt for Patnaik
Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik faced embarrassment when his alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) boycotted the ruling coalition's joint legislature party meeting Tuesday ahead of the assembly's winter session beginning Wednesday.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 11:13:49 PM

Gujarat wanted to question Malegaon blast accused: Modi
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Accusing the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government of being 'soft' on terror, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said his police department was denied permission to interrogate the Malegaon blast accused, including an in-service army officer.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 10:43:30 PM

Gorkhaland activists burn down forest office after elephant attack
Siliguri, Nov 25 (IANS) Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) supporters burnt down a portion of the forest beat office at Kalabari in West Bengal's Darjeeling district after one of their leaders was attacked and injured by a wild elephant here Monday night, the police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 10:37:36 PM

Indian Navy questioned on Somali pirate ship sinking
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The sinking by the Indian Navy of a Somali pirate 'mother ship' in the international waters off the Gulf of Aden took a curious turn Tuesday with a Thai company claiming the vessel that went down was a trawler it owned.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 10:25:32 PM

Two girls hit by school bus, killed in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Nov 25 (IANS) Two girls were killed and one person was injured when a school bus hit them in Bokaro district of Jharkhand Tuesday, the police said.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 9:57:36 PM

Mumbai train blasts accused arrested in London
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Interpol in London has arrested Rahil Shaikh, one of the key accused in the Mumbai suburban train bombings that killed 187 people over two years ago.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 9:53:45 PM

Kidnap for recouping losses shocks people, experts sound warning
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The sensational kidnapping of a 14-year-old schoolboy by a businessman and two management students for ransom to make up for their market losses has left people shocked, and experts have warned of more such crimes as the global economic crisis worsens.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 9:48:01 PM

35 houses gutted in major fire in Himachal village
Shimla, Nov 25 (IANS) In a devastating fire, more than 35 houses and property worth millions of rupees were gutted in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district Tuesday, the police said.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 9:43:15 PM

'Hookah' banned in Chandigarh eateries, restaurants
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration Tuesday issued orders banning 'hookah' (a traditional smoking water pipe) in all eateries, restaurants and hotels of the union territory.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 9:13:26 PM

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