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James Otis apologises for auctioning Gandhi items
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) US collector James Otis, who sparked a row by putting up for auction Mahatma Gandhi's belongings earlier this month, Friday apologised here for unintentionally hurting Indian sentiments. He said the money generated from the auction would go to organisations promoting Gandhian values.

Friday, March 27, 2009 12:36:47 PM

Riot tainted Gujarat minister's bail plea rejected
Ahmedabad, March 27 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of state minister Maya Kodnani, who is accused of leading mobs in Ahmedabad's Naroda Patiya and Naroda Gaam areas in which 106 people were killed during the 2002 sectarian violence.

Friday, March 27, 2009 12:28:04 PM

Advani under fire for announcing autonomous state in Assam
Guwahati, March 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani's statement announcing an autonomous state to two ethnic communities in Assam if voted to power has raked up a blazing controversy with influential groups charging the party of trying to divide the state for political gains.

Friday, March 27, 2009 12:16:17 PM

Gujarat government had it coming: Kapil Sibal
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The crimes in Gujarat will slowly unravel, Congress leader Kapil Sibal said Friday as news came in of the Gujarat High Court refusing anticipatory bail to state minister Maya Kodnani for her alleged involvement in the 2002 sectarian violance.

Friday, March 27, 2009 12:16:11 PM

Political parties in India's Silicon Valley embrace technology
Bangalore, March 27 (IANS) It is probably fitting that political parties in India's IT hub are embracing technology as they reach out to the Gen-Next in their own language over the Internet and through SMS.

Friday, March 27, 2009 12:14:19 PM

Royal descendants to battle it out in Himachal's Mandi
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), March 27 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's Mandi constituency is set to witness a battle royale in the coming Lok Sabha elections with two candidates from erstwhile princely families crossing swords.

Friday, March 27, 2009 12:12:54 PM

Glimpses of 18th century Delhi through a 'Storyteller's Tale'
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) A storyteller and a begum swap tales and match their narrative wits in writer-journalist Omair Ahmad's new book 'The Storyteller's Tale' - giving a glimpse of 18th century Delhi after Afghan warlord Ahmad Shah Abdali's army plundered it.

Friday, March 27, 2009 12:11:22 PM

Markets in the red after positive start
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Indian equities markets slipped back into the red Friday after starting in the green. About an hour into trade, a key index was ruling 0.48 percent below its last closing figure.

Friday, March 27, 2009 11:07:31 AM

Another first by Nano: online booking
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Tata Motors is offering what insiders say is another first in the Indian automobile industry - online booking.

Friday, March 27, 2009 10:34:58 AM

Church pushes for battle against Marxists in Kerala
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Roman Catholic church in Kerala is asking Christians not to vote for atheists - a reference to the state's ruling Marxists - in the general elections, saying they are trying to destroy faith.

Friday, March 27, 2009 10:27:25 AM

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