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Congress downplays Chidambaram's resignation offer
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Congress Friday sought to downplay reports about Home Minister P. Chidambaram offering to resign, owning responsibility of Tuesday's massacre of security officials by Maoists in Chattisgarh, saying 'if the minister offered to resign on moral grounds, it is appreciable'.

Friday, April 09, 2010 5:17:51 PM

Tamil Nadu assembly pays homage to three CRPF policemen
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu assembly Friday paid homage to three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel killed in Tuesday's Maoist ambush in Chattisgarh.

Friday, April 09, 2010 5:08:47 PM

BJP backs Chidambaram, asks him not to retreat
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it supported Home Minister P. Chidambaram and asked him not to be seen to be retreating as any such move would mean that the Maoist guerrillas would 'hail it as their victory'.

Friday, April 09, 2010 4:28:14 PM

PM rejects Chidambaram resignation offer (Third Lead)
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh 'fully backs' Home Minister P. Chidambaram and had rejected his offer of resignation following the Maoist massacre of 76 security personnel in Chhattisgarh, government sources said.

Friday, April 09, 2010 3:45:09 PM

This is no time for blame, offer full support: Buddhadeb
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Within hours of Home Minister P. Chidambaram accepting 'full responsibility' for the Dantewada Maoist massacre, a mollified West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Friday extended his full support to the central government to deal with the rebels, saying this was not the time for a blame game.

Friday, April 09, 2010 3:10:34 PM

This is no time for blame, says Buddhadeb
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Within hours of Home Minister P. Chidambaram's remark that the 'buck stops' at his desk over the Dantewada Maoist massacre, a mollified West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Friday extended his full support to the central government to deal with the rebels, saying this was not the time for a blame game.

Friday, April 09, 2010 2:56:57 PM

Samajwadi Party to ascertain problems of minorities
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) In an apparent bid to help minorities, the Samajwadi Party (SP) will launch a statewide campaign to ascertain the various problems plaguing them, a party official said Friday.

Friday, April 09, 2010 2:56:45 PM

Family feud delaying a constituency for Soren?
Ranchi, April 9 (IANS) Chief Minister Shibu Soren is fast running out of time to get elected to the state assembly, as two of the constituencies that would be safest for him to contest are held by close family members who don't seem keen to quit.

Friday, April 09, 2010 2:45:34 PM

Jammu and Kashmir inter-district recruitment bill passed
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly Thursday passed by voice vote a bill that seeks to ban inter-district recruitment in the state. The controversial bill, passed after an amendment, has split the state between Jammu and Kashmir Valley.

Friday, April 09, 2010 11:47:39 AM

Narendra Modi is my best friend: Digambar Kamat
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat of the Congress Thursday called his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi 'my best friend'.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 10:42:01 PM

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