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Parliamentarians pay tribute to Jagjivan Ram
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who is leader of house in Lok Sabha, and Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Friday paid floral tributes to Jagjivan Ram on his 105th birth anniversary.

Friday, April 05, 2013 7:26:49 PM

Congress takes a dig at Modi's ambitions
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Congress Friday took a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, equating him with the "harbinger of death" while responding on his prime ministerial ambitions.

Friday, April 05, 2013 7:26:48 PM

Rahul Gandhi has given direction: Congress
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A day after Rahul Gandhi shared his views with industry leaders on development, the Congress Friday said he has given a direction to progress.

Friday, April 05, 2013 6:42:37 PM

PM does not rule out third term for himself
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday did not rule out a third term at the helm if the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance was returned to power in the next elections but added that he would welcome Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to be prime minister "any day".

Friday, April 05, 2013 6:04:41 PM

President gives away Padma awards
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday presented Padma awards, the country's highest civilian awards, to 54 personalities, including actors Sharmila Tagore and Sridevi.

Friday, April 05, 2013 5:49:00 PM

Ramdev pitches for 'prime minister Modi'
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Backing BJP leader Narendra Modi as a potential prime minister, yoga guru Ramdev Friday described the Gujarat chief minister as a symbol of development and good governance and asked people to support him.

Friday, April 05, 2013 4:20:35 PM

Six Goa lawmakers ride into assembly on motorbikes, sans helmets
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) Six legislators, including a cabinet minister, Friday rode on their heavy motorcyles into the state assembly complex, allegedly without wearing the mandatory helmets, triggering a controversy. The transport minister promised a probe and action.

Friday, April 05, 2013 4:12:52 PM

Kejriwal to end his fast Saturday
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal, who is on a hunger strike against "inflated" electricity and water bills in Delhi, Friday announced that he will break his fast Saturday 5 p.m., after 14 days of surviving only on water.

Friday, April 05, 2013 4:06:42 PM

Bangalore police chief shunted out ahead of assembly polls
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) Ahead of Karnataka assembly polls next month, Bangalore City Police Commissioner B.G. Jyothiprakash Mirji was Friday transferred out of the post on directions from the election commission.

Friday, April 05, 2013 3:32:37 PM

Tewari wants 'minimum protocol' for cops tackling protests
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Terming the death of young SFI activist Sudipto Gupta in Kolkata "extremely unfortunate and disturbing", union minister Manish Tewari Friday said parties should together evolve a minimum protocol on how police should deal with peaceful protests.

Friday, April 05, 2013 2:52:42 PM

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