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Gorkhaland demand brings Jaswant, Advani together
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The demand for a separate Gorkhaland state to be carved out of West Bengal brought senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani and expelled party leader Jaswant Singh together in parliament Monday.

Monday, December 14, 2009 3:00:38 PM

Jayalalithaa blasts government over Katchatheevu island
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday criticised External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna over Katchatheevu, a small island ceded to Sri Lanka in 1974 and a source of recurring irritation in ties between the two countries.

Monday, December 14, 2009 2:47:53 PM

Congress admits divisions within on Telangana
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Congress admitted Monday that it was plagued by divisions on the proposed state of Telangana.

Monday, December 14, 2009 2:15:04 PM

Political deadlock continues in Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The political deadlock in Andhra Pradesh over the proposed division of the state continued Monday with ministers and legislators from Telangana region holding a meeting after the state assembly was adjourned sine die amid uproar.

Monday, December 14, 2009 2:05:05 PM

INLD MP demands apex court panel on 1984 riots
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) An impassioned plea for setting up a Supreme Court committee on 1984 anti-Sikh riots was made in the Rajya Sabha Monday with Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MP Tarlochan Singh saying that the Sikh community would not forget the atrocities committed on them even in 100 years.

Monday, December 14, 2009 1:24:46 PM

Demonstration planned in Delhi for separate Mithila state
Patna, Dec 14 (IANS) The demand for a separate state of Mithila, to be carved out of Bihar, has gained momentum following the government's nod to Telangana. Activists now plan to demonstrate outside the parliament house in New Delhi to highlight their cause.

Monday, December 14, 2009 1:19:03 PM

Pro-Vidarbha activists halt train near Nagpur
Nagpur, Dec 14 (IANS) The old demand for carving out a separate state of Vidarbha from Maharashtra was intensified Monday when some activists stopped the Vidarbha Express near here.

Monday, December 14, 2009 12:32:37 PM

Andhra Pradesh assembly adjourned sine die amid uproar
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh assembly was Monday adjourned sine die amid uproarious scenes over the proposed division of the state.

Monday, December 14, 2009 11:59:13 AM

Sonia asks Andhra MPs for their cooperation
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has told MPs from Andhra Pradesh that the decision for the formation of a Telangana state was taken in the greater interest of the nation and asked for their cooperation, party MP M. Jagannath said Monday.

Monday, December 14, 2009 11:36:48 AM

Andhra MP Rajagopal held at Hyderabad airport
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Congress MP from Vijayawada L. Rajagopal was arrested Monday at the airport here soon after he landed to launch an indefinite fast to oppose the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, police said. His arrest sparked protests in the Andhra region.

Monday, December 14, 2009 11:18:57 AM

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