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Mamata urges Maoists to give up violence, sit for talks
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Aug 9 (IANS) Railway minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Monday urged the Maoists to eschew violence and come for talks, and appealed to social activists and thinkers like Swami Agnivesh, Medha Patkar and Mahashweta Devi to broker the discussions.

Monday, August 09, 2010 5:58:30 PM

India will hold best ever CWG: Jaipal Reddy
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Expressing confidence that India would host 'the best ever' Commonwealth Games, Urban Development Minister Jaipal Reddy Monday said the allegations of misappropriation of funds for the mega-event were 'preliminary observations' and shouldn't be blown out of proportion.

Monday, August 09, 2010 5:53:54 PM

Even Queen unhappy with CWG graft: Sharad Yadav
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Alleging corruption in the preparations for the Commonwealth Games, Janta Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav Monday said that even Britain's Queen Elizabeth was upset over the issue.

Monday, August 09, 2010 5:36:00 PM

60,000 unemployed Haryana youth to get dole
Chandigarh, Aug 9 (IANS) Nearly 60,000 youth in Haryana will get unemployment allowance in the current financial year, officials said here Monday.

Monday, August 09, 2010 5:34:50 PM

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh report most dowry deaths
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh report the highest number of dowry deaths in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed Monday.

Monday, August 09, 2010 5:17:06 PM

'Probe graft charges immediately as CWG officials may flee'
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Monday said the government should immediately probe the alleged corruption in the Commonwealth Games organisation as the officials involved in the wrongdoings could flee the country after the event.

Monday, August 09, 2010 5:04:53 PM

Trinamool Congress seeks PM's statement on CWG scam
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress, the second largest party in the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) said Monday it 'will be satisfied' if Prime Minister Manmohan Singh makes a statement in the Lok Sabha that 'anybody found guilty of Commonwealth Games corruption will not be spared'.

Monday, August 09, 2010 4:53:06 PM

TRS takes on Andhra ministers over 'anti-national' remark
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao Monday said ministers from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions will not be allowed to move in Telangana if they fail to apologise for describing those demanding a separate Telangana as 'anti-nationals'.

Monday, August 09, 2010 4:38:19 PM

BJP wants JPC probe into CWG scam
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Commonwealth Games scam.

Monday, August 09, 2010 4:23:13 PM

Mamata condemns manner in which Azad was killed
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Aug 9 (IANS) Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Monday condemned 'the manner' in which Maoist spokesman Cherukiri Rajkumar alias Azad was 'killed' last month, virtually echoing the Left wing rebels' allegation that he was gunned down in a staged shootout July 2.

Monday, August 09, 2010 3:47:11 PM

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