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Sushma attacks Chidambaram for 'leaking' letter on Varun security
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj Wednesday questioned the manner in which Home Minister P. Chidambaram 'leaked' to the media a confidential letter written to her about BJP MP Varun Gandhi's security.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 6:37:06 PM

Bouquets, emotions overwhelm Jyoti Basu on 96th birthday
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) By his own admission, Communists don't celebrate their birthdays. But ailing former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu was overwhelmed by the huge number of people who turned up to wish him on his 96th birthday Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 6:20:00 PM

Delivery monitoring unit set up in PMO
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Wednesday set up a delivery monitoring unit that will review a select number of the government's flagship programmes and iconic projects.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 6:11:22 PM

Savarkar statue in France, demand BJP MPs (Parliament Diary)
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) There is no dearth of Indian politicians who want to build memorials for themselves or their heroes. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs joined the bandwagon Wednesday, asking for a statue of Hindutva icon Veer Savarkar to be erected - not in India - but in Marseilles, France.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 5:17:53 PM

Goa Congress leaders warned against flouting motor rules
Panaji, July 8 (IANS) The Congress has warned its legislators and ministers in Goa against flouting motor vehicles rules, as some of the party leaders had been allegedly doing while flaunting their high-end luxury cars.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 4:48:07 PM

Abdullah Bukhari, the legend of Jama Masjid, is dead
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Syed Abdullah Bukhari, the grand old Shahi Imam of Delhi's historic Jama Masjid and for long one of India's most outspoken Muslim leaders, died here Wednesday after a long illness. He was 87.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 4:37:22 PM

Congress protests in assembly against hooch tragedy
Gandhinagar, July 8 (IANS) Gujarat Assembly Speaker Ashok Bhatt Wednesday suspended 10 legislators of the opposition Congress for disrupting the proceedings of the house as they protested the illicit liquor tragedy in Ahmedabad that claimed 27 lives.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 4:31:25 PM

Madhya Pradesh recommends CBI probe into legislator's murder
Bhopal, July 8 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has recommended a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the murder of a Congress legislator in the state.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 3:32:01 PM

People throng Jyoti Basu's home on 96th birthday
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Flowers in hand, hundreds of schoolchildren greeted ailing former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu as he turned 96 Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 3:15:44 PM

BJP stunned after MP's revolt threat
Raipur, July 8 (IANS) Although he backtracked, Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is still reeling under shock after MP Baliram Kashyap threatened to break away from the party with 11 legislators if the poverty-hit Bastar region of the state is ignored by the government.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 2:20:03 PM

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