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25 missing after boat capsizes in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) More than 25 Hindu pilgrims returning from a temple were missing after the boat they were travelling in capsized in the Yamuna river in Uttar Pradesh Saturday, an official said.

Saturday, April 04, 2009 10:06:06 PM

NSA against Varun unjustified: V.C. Shukla
Raipur, April 4 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi's detention under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) for his hate speeches was unjustified, veteran Congress leader V.C. Shukla said Saturday.

Saturday, April 04, 2009 10:05:06 PM

Two LTTE rebels arrested in Chennai
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Four people, including two Tamil Tigers from Sri Lanka, were arrested here Saturday, Tamil Nadu Police sources said.

Saturday, April 04, 2009 9:57:24 PM

Arjun Singh's daughter to contest as independent
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Denied a Congress ticket for the Lok Sabha elections, central minister Arjun Singh's daughter Veena Singh Saturday filed her nomination papers from Madhya Pradesh's Sidhi constituency as an independent.

Saturday, April 04, 2009 9:53:53 PM

'No, Prime Minister' launched - but the PM stays away
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) 'No Prime Minister' was an apt title for a cartoon collection released here Saturday evening with Manmohan Singh staying away as it would have be an 'embarrassment' to launch a work on himself. But politicos Amar Singh and Shatrughan Sinha had plenty up their sleeves to send the audience into splits.

Saturday, April 04, 2009 9:38:08 PM

Druk Air to fly to West Bengal's Bagdogra from April 18
Gangtok, April 4 (IANS) Bhutan's flagship carrier Druk Air will launch a new flight April 18 connecting Bagdogra in West Bengal with Paro in Bhutan and Thai capital Bangkok, it was announced here Saturday.

Saturday, April 04, 2009 8:50:15 PM

Mother of controversies: Mayawati, Maneka trade charges
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Call it the mother of all controversies ahead of the poll. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Maneka Gandhi, whose son Varun has been detained for his purported hate-Muslim speeches, traded charges Saturday with both making references to Mother Teresa to buttress their arguments.

Saturday, April 04, 2009 8:20:11 PM

NSA against Varun vindictive: BJP
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Asserting that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was firmly behind Varun Gandhi, party general secretary Arun Jaitley Saturday said Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) would 'pay a heavy price' if the 'vindictive' charges against the young leader were not dropped.

Saturday, April 04, 2009 8:19:55 PM

Cracks appear in AIADMK-led political front in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) The alliance of opposition parties in Tamil Nadu formed under the leadership of AIADMK supremo J. Jayalalitha for the Lok Sabha polls has started to unravel, leaders in some of the alliance partners said here Saturday.

Saturday, April 04, 2009 8:19:50 PM

Police-resident clash building up in West Bengal
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) The West Bengal government will soon announce its plan of action for tribal-dominated Lalgarh region of West Midnapore district, where a group of residents put up two check posts to prevent the police and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) workers from entering the area, a senior official said Saturday.

Saturday, April 04, 2009 8:19:34 PM

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