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Gujarat riots: Court dismisses plea challenging probe against Modi
Ahmedabad, July 24 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday dismissed a petition challenging a probe to be conducted by the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) against Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues and officials for their alleged role in the 2002 communal violence in the state.

Friday, July 24, 2009 3:16:44 PM

Kerala assembly demands a new dam at Mullaperiyar
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) The Kerala assembly Friday passed unanimously a resolution demanding that the central government take the lead in resolving the Mullaperiyar dam issue, allowing the state government to construct a new dam and decommissioning the existing one.

Friday, July 24, 2009 2:47:22 PM

Joshi returns bodyguards allotted by Uttar Pradesh government
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had alleged that Chief Minister Mayawati could 'plan attacks on her', has refused to accept the security cover provided to her by the state government after the arson attack on her house.

Friday, July 24, 2009 12:43:17 PM

No dowry, no ostentatious weddings, say Kerala MPs
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) The Kerala assembly united Friday to condemn ostentatious weddings and the practice of dowry, prompting Social Welfare Minister P.K. Sreemathy to declare that the government may call an all party meeting as the first step towards a law on the issue.

Friday, July 24, 2009 11:47:55 AM

Snake catcher, doctor guard legislators in Orissa assembly
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) The Orissa assembly, which was forced to suspend its proceedings Thursday after a stray snake was spotted by staff inside the house, resumed business Friday with a doctor and a snake catcher on guard, and many legislators wearing shoes instead of their usual slippers.

Friday, July 24, 2009 11:46:39 AM

Upset over 'vulgar' CBI report, Brinda Karat writes to PM
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Expressing outrage at the 'vulgar' language used by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to describe a woman accused in the murder of a Kerala nun, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ask all probe agencies to maintain 'minimum standards of respect to the dignity of women'.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 9:57:21 PM

New IT projects to generate 6000 jobs in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, July 23 (IANS) As many as 6,000 jobs will be generated in Madhya Pradesh by the four Information Technology Parks coming up, Industry and IT Minister Kailash Vijaywargiya told the state assembly Thursday.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 8:22:26 PM

New electronic voting machines for Tamil Nadu by-elections
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) With major opposition parties ranged against electronic voting machines (EVM), the Election Commission has decided to buy new machines for the five Tamil Nadu by-elections slated for Aug 18.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 8:11:51 PM

Congress has no intention of pulling down Mayawati government: Joshi
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress president Rita Bahuguna Joshi Thursday said her party had no intention of bringing down the two-year-old Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government led by Mayawati.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 8:05:56 PM

VHP's Omkar Bhave is dead
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) vice president Omkar Bhave died here Thursday after a long illness and was cremated in the presence of a large number of people including Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 7:59:44 PM

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