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Trinamool-Congress beat Left Front in West Bengal's civic polls
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) The Congress-Trinamool Congress alliance in West Bengal continued its victory march and crushed the ruling Left Front (LF) in the urban civic body polls Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 8:10:11 PM

Sukhbir Badal resigns as Punjab deputy chief minister
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) Sukhbir Singh Badal resigned as Punjab deputy chief minister Wednesday, less than six months after being sworn in as second in command to his father Parkash Singh Badal.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 7:57:26 PM

Memorials will earn money from tourists, says Mayawati
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) Seeking to justify use of state funds in erecting statues of Dalit icons in the state capital, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday said the money earned from visitors to the memorials would be put to good use.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 7:28:22 PM

Tamil Nadu to beef up coastal security
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will raise new coastal police stations, equip them with mechanised boats and recruit more personnel to increase security along the coastal areas, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi told the state assembly Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 6:16:13 PM

Safety, welfare of Sri Lankan Tamils most important: Karunanidhi
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Safety and proper living conditions are the most important issues for the Tamil community in Sri Lanka at the moment, even if it means a change of stand for parties in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said in the assembly Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 6:13:32 PM

Sukhbir Badal resigns as Punjab deputy chief minister
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) Sukhbir Singh Badal resigned as Punjab deputy chief minister Wednesday, less than six months after being sworn in as second in command to his father Parkash Singh Badal.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 6:06:23 PM

Andhra MP regrets slapping bank manager, Congress seeks report
Hyderabad/Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Congress MP Manda Jagannatham, who sparked off a controversy by slapping a bank manager, Wednesday expressed regret over the incident. The Congress called the MP's behaviour 'unfortunate'.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 6:06:13 PM

Mayawati draws flak for naming tainted official as CIC
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) Close on the heels of the controversy over her fad for memorials and her own statues, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is now drawing flak for appointing an alleged tainted bureaucrat as the state's chief information commissioner (CIC).

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 5:57:11 PM

Evolve consensus on education reforms: BJP tells government
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi Wednesday said that the Congress-led government lacked a road map to improve the education system and added that it should evolve consensus among all stakeholders before introducing reforms.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 5:28:13 PM

CPI-M politburo meet hopes to clear Kerala mess
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Tough measures may be on the cards as the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo meets here July 4 and 5 to address the bitter feuding between two veterans of the party's Kerala unit - Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan and Pinarayi Vijayan.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 3:50:34 PM

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