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Congress not averse to post-poll ties with BJD, says Azad
Bhubaneswar, April 12 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Sunday indicated that his party is not averse to a post-poll alliance with the Biju Janata Dal (BJD).

Sunday, April 12, 2009 7:36:05 PM

Both Congress, PMK confident of winning Puducherry
Puducherry, April 12 (IANS) Though the Congress is yet to announce its candidate for Puducherry's sole Lok Sabha seat where polling will be held May 13, aspirant V. Narayanasamy as well as sitting MP M. Ramadass of the PMK Sunday expressed confidence of winning it.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 7:34:19 PM

Three arrested with 25,000 pirated CDs in Chennai
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu police Sunday arrested three people here with 25,000 CDs of pirated Hollywood movies, including 5,000 pornographic films, a top official said.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 7:20:49 PM

BJP's Kandhamal candidate to face criminal charges
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Election Commission Sunday asked authorities in Orissa to add two more sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in the criminal case filed against Ashok Sahu, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from the Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency, who has been booked for an inflammatory speech.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 7:19:13 PM

Azad's brother in BJP justifies Babri Masjid demolition
Jammu, April 12 (IANS) Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's younger brother Ghulam Ali Azad, who recently joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Sunday justified the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid, saying the mosque in Ayodhya never existed.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 7:06:19 PM

India sceptical about sharing threat info with Pakistan
New Delhi/Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) With Islamabad apparently not taking any action against the perpetrators of the Mumbai attacks even after it was provided evidence, India is sceptical about sharing any information with Pakistan over cross-border threats during the elections.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 6:55:35 PM

Congress welcomes Sajad Lone's decision to contest polls
Bhubaneswar, April 12 (IANS) The Congress Sunday welcomed as a positive step the decision of Kashmiri separatist leader Sajad Lone to fight elections.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 6:55:25 PM

PM not speaking truth on Tytler, Sajjan: Jaitley
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Sunday challenged Prime MInister Manmohan Singh's claim that he was unaware of the clean chit given to Congress leaders Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 6:52:18 PM

GNLF calls for poll boycott in Darjeeling
Siliguri (West Bengal), April 12 (IANS) The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) Sunday called for a poll boycott in the Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency, giving a fresh twist to politics in the hills of northern West Bengal.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 6:51:57 PM

Baisakhi recognises farmers' contribution to nation: PM
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday greeted people on the occasion of Baisakhi and other harvest festivals, saying the occasion recognises farmers' contribution to the progress of the nation.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 6:38:18 PM

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