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Rajkhowa's whereabouts may be known in days or hours: Gogoi
Guwahati, Dec 3 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday stopped short of admitting the arrest of Arabinda Rajkhowa, chairman of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), but confirmed that a 'breakthrough' has been made.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 2:02:24 PM

TRS chief shifted to Hyderabad, continues fast
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao was Thursday shifted from Andhra Pradesh's Khammam to a hospital here in view of his deteriorating condition as he continues his fast unto death demanding a separate state of Telangana.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 1:10:46 PM

Zero turnout in 21 Jharkhand polling booths
Ranchi, Dec 3 (IANS) Not a single vote was cast in 21 polling booths during the second phase of the assembly elections in Jharkhand's Maoist strongholds, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 12:13:20 PM

Bihar court issues non-bailable warrant against Raj Thackeray
Patna, Dec 2 (IANS) A Bihar court Wednesday issued a non-bailable warrant against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray in connection with a writ petition filed against him for allegedly making 'hate speeches' against Biharis.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 10:54:50 PM

Women's quota bill report may be tabled in parliament
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The standing committee looking into a bill that seeks to set apart 33 percent legislative seats for women, may submit its report in the ongoing session of parliament, official sources said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 9:55:05 PM

PM's daughter his inspiration for preservation of monuments
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said his daughter was his inspiration to try and improve the preservation of historical monuments.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 9:32:23 PM

Left Front to focus on rural development in West Bengal
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) With its traditional grass roots base substantially eroded, West Bengal's ruling Left Front is laying stress on rural development to win back the masses ahead of the state's 2011 assembly polls.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 9:08:09 PM

BJP MP praises MISA
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP stunned the Rajya Sabha Wednesday when he lavished praise on the defunct and much-reviled Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) that had helped restore order during the 1975-77 Emergency, and said 'something like this is needed now'.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 8:50:40 PM

Take action against hoarders: Congress
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as it complimented the government for high economic growth, the Congress said Wednesday that the central government needed to take strong action against hoarders and strengthen the public distribution system to keep in check prices of essential commodities.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 7:45:03 PM

Lok Sabha debate over poll reforms remains inconclusive
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday failed to pass a bill on minor electoral reforms with many members demanding more radical changes in the election law.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 7:40:06 PM

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