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BJP leader shot dead in Madhya Pradesh town
Bhopal, Oct 3 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's Jabalpur district's vice-president was shot dead by two motorcycle borne youths after he was dropped off close to his village by a former health minister, the police said Friday.

Friday, October 03, 2008 10:41:31 PM

Be positive towards India-US n deal, Congress tells BJP
Ahmedabad, Oct 3(IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party should adopt a positive attitude towards the India-US civilian nuclear deal now that it has received the nod of the US Senate, said Gujarat Pradesh Congress chief Siddharth Patel here Friday.

Friday, October 03, 2008 10:22:29 PM

80 mn people will suffer, says West Bengal after Nano pullout
Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) Lambasting the Trinamool Congress-led opposition for causing Tata Motors to pull out from West Bengal, the state government Friday said 80 million people in the state would suffer for the 'irresponsible' and 'destructive acts' of a few.

Friday, October 03, 2008 10:22:11 PM

Release more sugar for festive season: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday asked the government to release more sugar for the festive season to forestall artificial shortages that lead to inflated prices in the market.

Friday, October 03, 2008 10:10:04 PM

Tata pullout a 'joint game plan' with Left government: Mamata
Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) Terming the Tata Motors' decision to pull out of West Bengal as a 'joint game plan' between the auto major and the state government, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Friday said it would be 'unfair' if the Tatas blame her party for their decision.

Friday, October 03, 2008 9:53:15 PM

VHP, Bajrang Dal not behind attacks on churches: Togadia
Ranchi, Oct 3 (IANS) Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia Friday denied that the VHP and Bajrang Dal were behind the attacks on churches in Orissa and Karnataka.

Friday, October 03, 2008 8:52:39 PM

My arrest was Mayawati's pre-planned move: Rights activist
Lucknow, Oct 3 (IANS) The Congress party's Right to Information Task Force chairman Shailendra Singh Friday alleged that his arrest was a pre-planned move by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and that he was victimised for his effort to expose the huge expenditure on rebuilding a memorial dedicated to B.R. Ambedkar.

Friday, October 03, 2008 8:41:51 PM

Congress minister withdraws case against Bal Thackeray
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Maharashtra Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal created a political flutter Friday when he abruptly withdrew an 11-year-old private defamation complaint against Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray and the latter's newspaper Saamna.

Friday, October 03, 2008 7:43:29 PM

BJP MP injured in clash between encroachers, police
Bhopal, Oct 3 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's parliamentarian Virendra Khatik was injured in a baton-charge in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district when he tried to intervene between encroachers on a railway land and the police, an official said.

Friday, October 03, 2008 7:42:51 PM

Centre's 'serious concern' over Orissa violence; two more killed
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Expressing 'serious concern' over the continuing violence against Christians in Orissa, the central government Friday asked the state 'to do more' to restore normalcy, even as two more people were killed in the state.

Friday, October 03, 2008 7:29:02 PM

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