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Maharashtra politicos cheer Adarsh demolition order
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Welcoming the environment ministry's order to demolish the Adarsh housing society building within three months, politicians in Maharashtra said this was the only option for the scam-hit project.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 7:02:10 PM

Adarsh scam: Maharashtra information commissioner claims innocence
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Claiming innocence in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, Maharashtra Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Ramanand Tiwari Sunday said that he has not been asked to resign during his meeting with governor K. Sankaranarayan here.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 6:31:25 PM

Will demand JPC but also want parliament to function: Karat
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat said Sunday his party will stick to its stand of demanding a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum scam but would talk to all secular opposition parties to take a common approach so that parliament can function during its upcoming budget session.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 5:58:33 PM

Opposition parties in Andhra protest petrol price hike
Hyderabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh Sunday staged protests in different parts of the state against the hike in petrol prices and demanded its immediate rollback to ease the woes of the common man.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 5:02:15 PM

New Punjab minister sworn in
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) Balbir Singh Bath was Sunday sworn in as a cabinet minister in the Punjab government headed by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 4:59:03 PM

She still feels like taking meals to 'Jyoti babu' (Monday is Jyoti Basu's first death anniversary)
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) She used to send meals to 'Jyoti babu' and call on him every morning. Even one year after Marxist legend Jyoti Basu's death, Ramala Chakraborty can feel his presence and there are fleeting moments when she mistakenly thinks of taking meals to his Indira Bhavan home again.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 4:58:31 PM

Adarsh Society: High rise of mystery and suspicion
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The axe has finally fallen on the controversial Adarsh Society in Mumbai with the ministry of environment and forests Sunday ordering the demolition of the 31-storeyed building.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 4:52:41 PM

I want to kill BSP legislator: Banda rape victim
Banda (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 16 (IANS) A day after her release from prison, the 17-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by a ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator and jailed on false theft charges Sunday said she wanted to kill the politician 'with her own hands'.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 4:47:54 PM

Can't India prevent attacks on fishermen, asks Jayalalithaa
Chennai Jan 16 (IANS) Opposition AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa Sunday said the central government was not doing enough to stop attacks on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy, as incidents were continuing even after last week's killing.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 1:44:54 PM

Kashmir government to deal with BJP's flag hoisting plans
Jammu, Jan 16 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government will have to deal with Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) plans to hoist the tricolour at Srinagar's Lal Chowk Jan 26 and its consequences on its own though the central government has promised to help in whatever way possible.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 10:56:27 AM

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