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Mayawati's action 'vindictive': BJP leader
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) A senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's move to slap the SC/ST act on Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi was 'vindictive' and exposed the 'autocratic' functioning of the state government.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 12:22:02 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned for day over Joshi arrest
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Thursday due to chaos over the arrest of Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi and the arson attack on her house. Joshi has been charged with insulting state Chief Minister Mayawati and has been sent to judicial custody.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 12:14:05 PM

Penury drove Australian to kill himself in Patna
Patna, July 16 (IANS) Nearly 45 days after an Australian tourist Osborne Michael David was found dead in a guest house here, the police said that he had not been murdered or suffered a drug overdose as suspected, but had killed himself due to penury.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 11:51:16 AM

Dismiss Mayawati government, demand BJP, SP leaders
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The arrest of Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi and the attack on her house by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) workers led to a demand for the dismissal of the state government by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders Thursday.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 11:42:28 AM

Parliament adjourned over Joshi's arrest
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Both houses of the Indian parliament were adjourned Thursday following chaos over the arrest of Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi and the arson attack on her house.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 11:28:17 AM

Goa Law Commission finds ways to end landlord-tenant tussle
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) In a bid to end 'acrimony' between landlords and tenants 'once and for all', the Goa Law Commission has come out with various recommendations including setting up a housing fund to enable tenants and mundkar's (homestead tenants) to buy their houses outright from landlords, commission chairman Ramakant Khalap said.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 11:03:38 AM

Burnt house, 14 days in jail for Rita Bahuguna Joshi
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi was Thursday sent to Moradabad jail on 14 days' judicial custody on a charge of insulting Chief Minister Mayawati, after members of the state's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) set fire to Joshi's home here late Wednesday night. The Congress described the incident as 'state sponsored vandalism'.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 10:51:59 AM

Himalayan park on world heritage site shortlist
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) The Great Himalayan National Park may get global recognition, with Unesco's world heritage committee placing it in the latest shortlist of world heritage sites.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 9:51:24 AM

Bangalore youngsters on 'sabbatical' to plan career move
Bangalore, July 16 (IANS) Mohit Ahuja, a 17-year-old Bangalore resident, has just come back from a month-long holiday to Singapore and is in no hurry to hit the college campus. He wants to extend his 'vacation' to think over his next career move.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 9:42:11 AM

Civic body's callousness kills AIIMS doctor's father
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) An All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) doctor Thursday lost his father who was seriously injured when he fell into a large pit left uncovered by civic authorities here.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 7:56:29 AM

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