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Bansal, Narayanswamy meet Pranab on 2G issue
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Union ministers Pawan kumar Bansal and V. Narayanswamy met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee here late Wednesday as part of the efforts in the government to sort out the controversy created by the finance ministry's note on the 2G spectrum allocation.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:52:46 AM

Congress plays down controversial 2G spectrum note
New Delhi,Sep 28 (IANS) Seeking to play down the controversial finance ministry note on 2G spectrum, the Congress Wednesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party's criticism of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reflected 'frustrated outpouring of those who want to grab power by ulterior motives'.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 9:54:41 PM

Singur farmers distribute sweets, throw colour
Singur (West Bengal), Sep 28 (IANS) Residents of this hamlet distributed sweets, and joyously smeared each other with gulal on hearing of the Calcutta High Court judgement Wednesday upholding the act providing for return of their land.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 9:54:06 PM

CPI to fight Tamil Nadu local polls with DMDK
Chennai, Sept 28 (IANS) After failing to reach an electoral understanding with Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK for next month's local body elections, the Communnist Party of India (CPI) Wednesday announced that it will join the alliance led by the DMDK.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 9:29:07 PM

Pranab writes to PM explaining 2G note
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh defended Home Minister P. Chidambaram on the spectrum allocation row, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee wrote a fresh letter to him to explain how a finance ministry note on the issue was prepared, indicating that the last word on the controversy has not yet been spoken.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 9:08:38 PM

BJP, Congress slugfest over PM remarks
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's defence of Home Minister P. Chidambaram over the raging 2G spectrum scandal has triggered another slugfest between the Congress and an aggressive BJP.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 9:05:33 PM

Mamata wins by-poll, Trinamool snatches Basirhat-Uttar
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday won her maiden election to the state assembly with a thumping 54,000-plus margin, while her party snatched the Basirhat (Uttar) seat in by-polls held Sunday.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 8:57:54 PM

Open to probe in 2G scam: Prithviraj Chavan
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Expressing his willingness to face a probe in connection with the 2G spectrum scam, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday took potshots at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday, saying it had opened a dedicated RTI (Right to Information) department.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 8:56:11 PM

Dinesh in second round of World Boxing Championship
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) India's Dinesh Kumar (81kg) moved into the second round of World Boxing Championships with a 20:8 win over Nepal's Deepak Maharajan at Baku, Azerbaijan, Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 8:54:00 PM

Omar fears rise in militancy if Afzal is hanged
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said he was worried that the hanging of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru could revive militancy in the state.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 8:47:30 PM

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