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New home ministry spokesperson to take charge July 26
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The home ministry's new spokesperson Dileep Raj S. Chaudhary will take over July 26, official sources said Wednesday amid indications that Home Secretary G.K. Pillai will curtail his interactions with the media.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 4:35:05 PM

Assembly discusses Rs.1.3 mn AC toilet in Goa CM's constituency
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Controversy surrounding a Rs.1.3 million air-conditioned toilet being constructed in Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's constituency Margao, 35 km from here, has left the ruling benches in the state assembly 'flushed'.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 4:27:13 PM

Goans not involved with escort services: chief minister
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Goans are in no way involved in providing escort services, Chief Minister Digambar Kamat said Wednesday after the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that Goa was fast emerging as a sex destination.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 4:11:08 PM

Congress defends its media policy
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday defended its decision to ask office-bearers to speak only on subjects concerning them.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 4:10:53 PM

Three killed in police firing in Assam
Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) At least three people were killed and more than a dozen injured when police opened fire Wednesday on a group of student protesters trying to stall government proceedings of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 3:02:24 PM

Bihar Congress keen to use Nitish-Modi pic in poll campaign
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Keen to capitalise on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's discomfiture over a photograph showing him holding hands with the controversial Narendra Modi, Congress workers in the state are pushing for it to be part of their campaign for the upcoming assembly polls.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 1:50:25 PM

16 legislators suspended from Bihar assembly
Patna, July 21 (IANS) Sixteen opposition legislators in Bihar were suspended for unruly behaviour in the assembly Wednesday, prompting a member to hurl a shoe at the speaker.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 1:20:24 PM

17 opposition legislators suspended in Bihar
Patna, July 21 (IANS) Seventeen opposition legislators were Wednesday suspended for unruly behaviour in the Bihar assembly while demanding Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's resignation over financial irregularities.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 12:24:03 PM

Westernised elite after my blood : Rural Development Minister C P Joshi (Interview)
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Rural Development Minister C P Joshi, often rated as an 'underperformer' by the media, says it is a 'small section of the westernised urban elite and the English media that are criticising him without any basis' and he is satisfied that the 'rural development schemes are creating awareness and hope among the poor as desired' by United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 10:32:53 AM

Charges dropped, Naidu arrives in Hyderabad
Hyderabad/Aurangabad, July 20 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu and his party colleagues returned to Hyderabad Tuesday night to a warm welcome by hundreds of supporters after the Maharashtra government dropped charges against him for attempting to visit a dam under construction in the state.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 11:47:29 PM

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