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UPA government not serious about recovering black money: BJP
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday attacked the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for not taking 'honest steps' to bring back India's black money stashed abroad and charged it with jeopardising the country's security and development.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:54:30 PM

Nude posters, suicide threats: Campaign in Rampur turns bitter
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) The campaign in Rampur constituency of Uttar Pradesh turned a notch more bitter and bizarre with allegations of rivals distributing nude photos of film actress turned Samajwadi party MP and candidate Jaya Prada, and a police case of a suicide threat.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:44:36 PM

Uttar Pradesh challenges nixing NSA against Varun
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a court panel order nixing the invocation of the stringent National Security Act (NSA) against Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Varun Gandhi for his hate speeches against Muslims.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:41:30 PM

Record wheat procurement in Punjab, Haryana
Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) Wheat procurement in Punjab and Haryana has achieved a historic record this season. Both states have jointly procured over 17.6 million tonnes of wheat so far.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:28:20 PM

Candidate held for bribing voters in Tamil Nadu
Erode (Tamil Nadu), May 12 (IANS) Three people, including an independent candidate contesting the Lok Sabha polls, were arrested for allegedly bribing voters with free computers in Tamil Nadu, police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:28:05 PM

Former Indian Navy chief Admiral S.M. Nanda dead
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Former Indian Navy chief Admiral Sardarilal Mathradas Nanda, who is best remembered for staging the daring raid on Karachi during the 1971 India-Pakistan war, died here late Monday night after a prolonged illness. He was 94.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:27:55 PM

Former minister found dead in Chennai
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) Former minister P.T. Saraswathy, 75, was found dead at her residence Tuesday, police said.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:26:03 PM

Court reserves order on Lokayukta plea on low floor buses
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on the appeal of Lokayukta, the anti-corruption authority, against the Delhi government on the purchase of 625 low-floor CNG buses for the state-run Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:25:52 PM

India to play South Africa in Davis Cup World Group play-off
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) India have been drawn to play South Africa in an away tie in the Davis Group World group play-off beginning Sep 18.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:23:26 PM

Britain, India to run 5 projects to study climate change
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) India and Britain have announced five new projects to assess the potential impact of climate change in India and to undertake regional projects to identify and develop adaptation strategies.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:21:45 PM

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