New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The BJP Friday hit back at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his remarks that the Opposition was responsible for the UPA's failure to pass the Food Security Bill, saying the UPA government should emulate the Chhattisgarh Food Security Act.
Friday, May 17, 2013 10:16:08 PM
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Opposition parties in West Bengal Friday demanded deployment of central paramilitary forces in an all-party meeting convened by the State Election Commission to ensure proper, free and fair panchayat elections.
Friday, May 17, 2013 10:04:06 PM
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday issued a notification proposing a three-phase panchayat polls July 2, July 6 and July 10. However, the deadlock on the issue continued with State Election Commission (SEC) officials indicating their reservations on the schedule.
Friday, May 17, 2013 8:48:56 PM
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of a callous and casual approach towards the poor, the BJP Friday asked the UPA government to emulate the Chhattisgarh Food Security Act as it covers a higher proportion of the population and provides foodgrain at a cheaper cost.
Friday, May 17, 2013 8:38:50 PM
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday issued a notification proposing three-phase Panchayat polls July 2, July 6 and July 10.
Friday, May 17, 2013 7:22:56 PM
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday urged the prime minister to order the implementation of the final award of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.
Friday, May 17, 2013 6:47:02 PM
New Delhi/Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Amid mounting pressure to drop tainted ministers, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday called on Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi.
Friday, May 17, 2013 6:24:50 PM
Mysore, May 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said Friday he will induct 29 members to his ministry Saturday, four days after he took office.
Friday, May 17, 2013 5:32:23 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, whose government will celebrate its second anniversary Saturday, said he has proved that the majority in the assembly is not that important.
Friday, May 17, 2013 4:11:03 PM
Bangalore, May 17 (IANS) Four days after taking over as Karnataka chief minister, Congress leader Siddaramaiah will expand his ministry Saturday amid demands that "tainted" legislators be kept out as the party wrested power from the BJP on an anti-corruption plank.
Friday, May 17, 2013 2:32:59 PM
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