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Congress focusing more on human rights of a terrorist: BJP
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said that the human rights of a 'terrorist' were more important for the Congress than the issue of terrorism, alleging that its 'witch hunting' on the 2005 killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh will 'boomerang' on it.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 11:21:59 PM

Pranab to meet opposition leaders Monday to break house impasse
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has invited leaders of all political parties for a meeting Monday morning in a bid to resolve the stalemate in parliament over the nature of a discussion on spiralling prices.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 10:01:51 PM

Lalgarh meeting under apolitical banner: Mamata
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) In a bid to rope in other parties and intellectuals, as also the agitating tribals, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday announced that her party's Aug 9 meeting in Maoist-affected Lalgarh would be held under the banner of an apolitical forum.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 8:23:20 PM

UPA ally Muslim League wants price rise checked
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), an ally of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), Sunday asked the central government to intervene and control the spiralling prices of essential commodities.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 8:07:32 PM

PM to release stamp on Muslim League leader
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will release a commemorative stamp in honour of late Indian Union Muslim League(IUML) leader Panakkad Syed Mohammedali Shihab Thangal here Monday, party president and union Minister of State for Railways E. Ahamed said.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 6:48:43 PM

It's official - Tharoor a divorcee
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) It's official now. Former minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor has divorced his Canadian wife, Christa Giles.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 6:25:49 PM

At 32 percent, Meghalaya's power deficit highest in India
Shillong, Aug 1 (IANS) Once a power surplus state, Meghalaya today has earned the dubious distinction of having the highest electricity deficit in the country at 32 percent.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 6:25:39 PM

Gujarat should again be Gandhi's: Khurshid
Ajmer, Aug 1 (IANS) Rejecting Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's allegations of discrimination, Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Sunday said that the Congress wanted the state to be Mahatma Gandhi's Gujarat once again.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 6:17:57 PM

Kerala plans 140 specialized computer schools
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Under its IT@School project for computer literacy among schoolchildren, Kerala will develop one model school -- with five classrooms equipped with modern tools -- in all its 140 assembly constituencies, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 6:17:47 PM

Price rise to be controlled soon: Scindia
Ajmer, Aug 1 (IANS) After the first week of parliament's monsoon session was washed away due to repeated opposition protests against spiralling food prices, Minister of State for Commerce Jyotiraditya Scindia Sunday said the government will control inflation very soon.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 5:56:47 PM

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