New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Asserting her own individuality, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pratibha Patil Saturday dismissed apprehensions of her becoming a mere figurehead if elected president as she kicked off her campaign in right earnest.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 8:09:54 PM
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Gujjars will re-launch their 'do-or-die struggle' if the Rajasthan government denies them the status of a tribe, their leader Kirori Singh Bhainsla has warned.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 5:51:17 PM
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Kicking off her presidential campaign in right earnest, ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pratibha Patil Saturday met top leaders of the coalition, even as efforts were underway to get other parties to support her for the July 19 polls.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 5:06:29 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, June 16 (IANS) The top brass of the Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) began its meeting here Saturday, the first since the suspension of Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan and state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan from the party's politburo over their public row last month.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 4:57:40 PM
Jammu, June 16 (IANS) Shiv Sena activists Saturday disrupted Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti's rally and pelted stones at the crowd, police said.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 4:35:54 PM
Jaipur, June 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Governor Pratibha Patil has been petitioned to disqualify 18 Rajasthan legislators, including four ministers, for their alleged involvement in the Gujjar agitation that rocked the state earlier this month.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 4:35:27 PM
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The race for India's next president formally kicked off Saturday with the Election Commission issuing a notification for the July 19 election.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 2:55:20 PM
Nandigram/Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Gun battles broke out in Nandigram Saturday as activists of the ruling Left in West Bengal clashed with a group protesting land acquisition, a day after a policeman was seriously wounded in violence there.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 2:54:30 PM
Patna, June 16 (IANS) Bihar's Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Saturday apologised for pushing an elderly woman in Bhagalpur district when she went up to him to ask for a job, a day after he vehemently denied the allegation.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 2:11:47 PM
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Pratibha Patil, the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate for president, arrived in Delhi Saturday to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi and held discussions with her in the run-up to the July 19 election.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 1:06:44 PM
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