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PM''s statement appalling: Sharad Pawar
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Stating that his party was hurt by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh''s comments, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said Tuesday his party never objected to any policy decision.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 9:10:01 PM

BSP joins Uttarakhand government
Dehradun, March 20 (IANS) Ten new ministers were added to the Vijay Bahuguna-led Congress government Tuesday. The swearing-in of the ministers was held at the Ambdekar Stadium at the ONGC campus here.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 8:46:41 PM

Jayant Chaudhary quits assembly seat
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Jayant Chaudhary, the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) MP from Mathura who was elected to the Uttar Pradesh assembly from Mant, gave up his assembly seat Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 8:44:41 PM

Sri Lanka urges India to review Geneva stand
New Delhi/Colombo, March 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka Tuesday urged India to review its stand on the ''war crimes'' resolution against it in Geneva, after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said his government was inclined to vote for it.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 8:22:31 PM

SP, BSP, Trinamool bailout government on NCTC in Rajya Sabha (Third Lead)
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The government Tuesday defeated opposition-backed amendments on the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in the Rajya Sabha, where it lacks majority, with help from the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and its often mercurial ally Trinamool Congress.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 7:56:10 PM

Now, SP worker beats auto driver to death in Kanpur
Kanpur, March 20 (IANS) Trouble for the newly-formed government in Uttar Pradesh is showing no signs of abating. After gunfire in Aurayia by a Samajwadi Party (SP) worker killed a youth, a scuffle turned ugly in Kanpur Monday, leading to the killing of an autorickshaw driver by a SP worker.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 7:43:30 PM

Congress to seek explanation from absent MPs
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Relieved after defeating in the Rajya Sabha the opposition''s amendments on the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), the Congress will seek an explanation from its members who were absent Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 7:03:19 PM

Mukul Roy sworn in, to take over railway ministry (Third Lead)
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy was Tuesday sworn in as cabinet minister and given the railways portfolio in place of party colleague Dinesh Trivedi, who had to quit after his proposal to hike rail fares was bitterly opposed by party chief Mamata Banerjee.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 6:59:09 PM

BJP questions PM on Trivedi''s ouster
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday questioned the resignation of Dinesh Trivedi as railway minister saying that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee were equally responsible for a proposed rail passenger fare hike.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 6:47:59 PM

BJP faces revolt against Jharkhand Rajya Sabha nomination
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The conflict within the Bharatiya Janata Party on the Rajya Sabha nominations came out in the open Tuesday as senior leader Yashwant Sinha slammed the decision not to field a BJP member from Jharkhand.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 6:15:48 PM

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