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Geelani shutdown call affects life in Kashmir
Srinagar, May 14 (IANS) Life was largely affected in Srinagar and other major towns of Kashmir Valley Saturday due to a shutdown called by separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani to press for the release of detained youth and political prisoners.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 12:14:10 PM

Kanimozhi's bail plea verdict on May 20
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) In temporary relief for the politically battered first family of Tamil Nadu, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday deferred till May 20 its verdict on the bail plea of DMK MP Kanimozhi and Kalaignar TV chief Sharad Kumar in connection with their alleged involved in the spectrum case.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 11:59:19 AM

Guess who's M.F. Husain's new muse? Mamata Banerjee!
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Depicting her as 'essence of Indian womanhood', Doha-based Indian artist M.F. Husain has sketched Trinamool Congress chief and soon to be chief minister Mamata Banerjee in a black-and-white graffiti for a leading daily.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 11:47:01 AM

BJP to announce five Punjab ministers
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was Saturday expected to finalise five names for the Punjab cabinet after seven of its leaders, including five ministers, resigned in the wake of corruption charges.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 11:01:17 AM

Final tally for Tamil Nadu elections
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Following is the final tally of 234 constituencies of the Tamil Nadu assembly.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 5:44:14 AM

Counting delayed in Tamil Nadu's Tiruppattur constituency
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Counting of votes in Tiruppattur constituency is still going on in Tamil Nadu thereby delaying the declaration of final results said top official of Election Commission of India.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 12:54:16 AM

Congress, PMK lose heavily in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Contrary to its hopes for victory in 63 seats, the Congress in Tamil Nadu won just five seats in the assembly elections and only three of its 34 legislators were able to retain seats.

Friday, May 13, 2011 11:43:19 PM

Non-stop celebrations at Mamata's house
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) People burst firecrackers and threw green gulal in the air outside Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's residence in celebration Friday as the party wrested power from the 34-year old Left Front government in West Bengal in a landslide election victory.

Friday, May 13, 2011 11:31:23 PM

26 Bengal ministers lose in elections
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and 25 of his ministerial colleagues were humbled by opposition nominees - some of them first time contestants - as the Left Front was routed Friday after 34 years in power.

Friday, May 13, 2011 11:25:47 PM

Congress needs to go in for image correction: Analysts
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Congress needs to go for an image correction as far as corruption is concerned with the 2G spectrum scam being one of the main reasons for the party alliance to lose the Tamil Nadu elections, analysts said Friday.

Friday, May 13, 2011 10:58:03 PM

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