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Muttemwar to meet PM, Sonia for Vidarbha
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Congress MP from Nagpur and former central minister Vilas Muttemwar Friday said he would meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi to demand a separate Vidarbha state.

Friday, December 11, 2009 7:56:03 PM

Adequate security in place for Jharkhand polls, says government
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) An eagerness for democracy has led large numbers of people in Maoist-affected Jharkhand to exercise their voting right, the government said Friday, assuring the electorate of adequate security in the next round of the five-phase assembly polls.

Friday, December 11, 2009 7:39:35 PM

Home Secretary's statement on Hyderabad evokes protest
Hyderabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Ministers and legislators from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions Friday reacted strongly to union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai's statement that the process of formation of Telangana state would continue and that Hyderabad would be the capital of the new state.

Friday, December 11, 2009 7:31:55 PM

Mayawati seeks centre's nod for trifurcation of Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Dec 11 (IANS) In a surprise move that could give the centre some more sleepless nights, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati Friday declared her outright preference for further partition of UP and creation of independent states of Bundelkhand and Harit Pradesh.

Friday, December 11, 2009 7:29:58 PM

Patnaik, new Assam governor, asks ULFA to shun violence
Guwahati, Dec 11 (IANS) Former Orissa chief minister J.B. Patnaik, who was Friday sworn in as Assam governor, urged the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) to shun violence and come for unconditional peace talks with the government.

Friday, December 11, 2009 6:46:04 PM

After Telangana, Gorkhaland demand gets fillip
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) A four-member Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) delegation alongwith Darjeeling Member of Parliament Jaswant Singh met Home Minister P. Chidambaram here Friday to press for creation of a separate state of Gorkhaland in northern West Bengal.

Friday, December 11, 2009 6:44:02 PM

Punjab assembly session ends with Congress boycott
Chandigarh, Dec 11 (IANS) The winter session of the Punjab assembly ended here Friday with the opposition Congress boycotting its proceedings.

Friday, December 11, 2009 6:11:39 PM

Mayawati for trifurcation of Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Dec 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday said she is for creation of independent states of Bundelkhand and Harit Pradesh out of an 'unmanageable Uttar Pradesh'.

Friday, December 11, 2009 6:11:29 PM

Tight security for fourth phase of Jharkhand polls Saturday
Ranchi, Dec 11 (IANS) Security has been enhanced for the fourth phase of Jharkhand assembly elections Saturday as all the 14 seats that go to the hustings are in areas where the Maoist wield considerable influence, police said Friday.

Friday, December 11, 2009 5:52:32 PM

GlaxoSmithkline shuts down unit over Telangana stir
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Consumer healthcare company GlaxoSmithkline Friday said it had 'temporarily' suspended operations at one of its factories located in Dowlaiswaram, Andhra Pradesh on account of disturbances over the proposed division of the state.

Friday, December 11, 2009 5:49:46 PM

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