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Budget blues and global cues hit Indian stocks hard (Weekly Market Review)
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) The Indian equities market was battered by weak global market and budget blues this week. The hike in short term capital gains tax in the 2008-09 budget did not go well with the capital market at all.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 3:15:22 PM

Left Front government in Tripura assumes office Monday
Agartala, March 8 (IANS) A Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front government headed by Chief Minister Manik Sarkar is to assume office for the fourth consecutive term Monday.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 2:33:54 PM

Congress, NPF locked in a close fight in Nagaland
Kohima, March 8 (IANS) The opposition Congress party and the Nagaland People's Front (NPF) are in a close fight as counting of votes for the 60-member legislature in Nagaland was underway Saturday.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 1:50:03 PM

Meghalaya opposition alliance to stake claim to form government (Lead)
Shillong, March 8 (IANS) In a dramatic turn of events, five opposition political parties in Meghalaya with 31 legislators formed an alliance Saturday and are set to stake claim to form the next non-Congress government.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 1:49:16 PM

Jayalalitha turns to poetry on International Women's Day
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalitha turned to poetry to urge for women's empowerment in her message on International Women's Day Saturday.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 1:48:49 PM

Jamir to take additional charge of Maharashtra Sunday
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Goa Governor S.C. Jamir will take additional charge of Maharashtra on Sunday in the wake of S.M. Krishna's resignation earlier this week.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 1:47:25 PM

Jayaprada pays Rs.2.5 million to come out of insolvency
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) Samjwadi Party MP Jayaprada has coughed up a whopping Rs.2.5 million to settle her dues in Chennai in her effort to get herself declared 'solvent'.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 1:13:03 PM

Congress strike in Chhattisgarh hits normal life
Raipur, March 8 (IANS) A daylong strike called Saturday by the opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh to protest alleged derogatory remarks against party president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saw schools remaining shut and buses off the roads.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 1:12:17 PM

Death toll in Kerala Left-BJP clashes up to seven
Kannur (Kerala), March 8 (IANS) Political violence here claimed one more life Saturday as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activist succumbed to his injuries, taking the death toll to seven in the violence that broke out between the cadres of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the BJP three days ago.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 1:11:25 PM

Congress to hold farmers' rally here Sunday
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Keen to capitalise on budget sops for farmers with elections seemingly round the corner, the Congress party is expecting to put up a grand show at the farmers' rally at the Ramlila ground here Sunday.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 12:46:03 PM

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