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Corrupt officials will not be spared, asserts Chavan
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) The Maharastra government is waging an all-out war against corruption and no corrupt official, at any level, will be spared, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan asserted Friday.

Friday, February 18, 2011 9:19:29 PM

Mosque demolition: CBI challenges Advani clean-chit
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The CBI Friday challenged in the Supreme Court the Allahabad High Court verdict discharging Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani and 20 others from a criminal conspiracy case linked to the Dec 6, 1992 Babri Masjid demolition in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya town.

Friday, February 18, 2011 9:09:45 PM

West Bengal seeks fund for Sundarbans
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government has sought funds for the development and restructuring of the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest, from the World Bank, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said Friday.

Friday, February 18, 2011 7:57:39 PM

Peace talks with ULFA a very positive thing: PM
Guwahati, Feb 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the peace talks between the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the government could be the beginning of a new dawn of peace and prosperity in Assam.

Friday, February 18, 2011 7:41:59 PM

Backdoor talks on, Maoists urged to extend deadline
Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) The Orissa government Friday urged Maoists holding Malkangiri Collector R. Vineel Krishna hostage to extend their 48-hour deadline for acceptance of their demands even as it opened quiet talks with the rebels and asked two academics to start a separate dialogue.

Friday, February 18, 2011 6:47:09 PM

Mosque demolition: Clean-chit for Advani challenged by CBI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The CBI Friday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict discharging Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani and 20 others of the allegation of demolishing the Babri Masjid in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya Dec 6, 1992.

Friday, February 18, 2011 5:18:13 PM

Advani's apology to Sonia welcome: Congress
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Congress Friday welcomed senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's apology to Congress president Sonia Gandhi over a party task force report alleging she had accounts in Swiss banks, but said they had heard of the apology only in the media.

Friday, February 18, 2011 5:12:16 PM

Decision on JPC before Wednesday, says Bansal
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Ahead of parliament's budget session beginning Monday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Friday that a decision on forming a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) to probe the irregularities in 2G spectrum allocation will be taken 'before Wednesday'.

Friday, February 18, 2011 5:04:36 PM

Driver jailed for attack on Andhra legislator
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) The drivr of a Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) legislator was Friday jail until March 29 for hitting Lok Satta president Jaiprakash in the Andhra Pradesh assembly premises the day before.

Friday, February 18, 2011 4:46:11 PM

Five Andhra legislators suspended for ruckus in assembly
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Five legislators of the Andhra Pradesh assembly were Friday suspended for a week for unruly behaviour during Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan's address to the joint session of both houses Thursday.

Friday, February 18, 2011 4:29:48 PM

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