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Telangana issue again rocks Andhra assembly
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The Telangana issue rocked the Andhra Pradesh state assembly for the second consecutive day Tuesday with Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) stalling the proceedings, demanding a resolution for carving out a separate state.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 11:45:38 AM

Achuthanandan to defy party, government;go to Kudankulam
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) Veteran Communist and Kerala's leader of opposition V.S. Achuthanandan is firm on going to Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam Tuesday, defying both his CPI-M's directive and a request from the state home department.

Monday, September 17, 2012 10:26:44 PM

Shinde admits writing to PM for coal block allocation
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Monday admitted writing a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2007 recommending allocation of a coal block to a company for its power plant but said the entity did not get the block.

Monday, September 17, 2012 10:15:04 PM

BJP questions government contention on FDI in retail
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The BJP Monday questioned the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's contention that the states were free to decide on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail and said the central government had entered into bilateral investment agreements with 82 countries which entailed giving "national" treatment to foreign investors.

Monday, September 17, 2012 9:49:05 PM

Unhappy Hazare casts net wider to revive anti-graft crusade
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 17 (IANS) Unhappy with the manner in which the anti-corruption movement has been floundering for the past few months, its chief proponent Anna Hazare has decided to take some drastic steps to put it back on track, an official said here Monday.

Monday, September 17, 2012 9:00:46 PM

Senior Congress leaders in touch with Mamata: Trinamool
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) The leadership of the Congress was in "constant touch" with Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee in a bid to end the impasse over her opposition to diesel price hike and retail FDI, according to a senior Trinamool leader.

Monday, September 17, 2012 7:52:58 PM

UPA won't succumb to Mamata: Moily
Shillong/Guwahati, Sep 17 (IANS) The UPA government will not succumb to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the issue of FDI in multi-brand retail, central Power Minister M. Veerappa Moily said Monday.

Monday, September 17, 2012 7:49:48 PM

Government holding negotiations with allies, says Congress
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday said "negotiations" were being held with its allies in UPA over their opposition to government's recent economic decisions including FDI in multibrand retail and hoped there will be no parting of ways with the Trinamool Congress.

Monday, September 17, 2012 7:45:18 PM

Congress woos Mamata, BJP set for shutdown (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) There was little sign of consensus Monday as the Congress attempted to smoothen tensions with ally Trinamool Congress while the opposition dug in its heels and prepared for the Sep 20 shutdown against the big three issues -- foreign equity in multi-brand retail, hike in diesel prices and restricting subsidised gas cylinders.

Monday, September 17, 2012 7:22:35 PM

We'll expose Hooda government's land scams: INLD
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) With various courts ruling on land allotments made in Haryana in recent years, the opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) Monday announced that it would expose the land scams in the state in which the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government had a role.

Monday, September 17, 2012 5:47:58 PM

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