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Chhattisgarh seeks Rs.300 crore damages for paddy farmers
Raipur, Dec 29 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has sought at least Rs.300 crore compensation from the centre for the paddy growers whose crops were devastated due to unseasonal heavy rains early this month, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 1:34:39 PM

Amar Singh: left to fighting for lost causes?
Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) Ousted Samajwadi party leader Amar Singh, who for years remained the last word in Mulayam Singh Yadav's party, appears to be fighting a losing battle as he seeks an independent political identity after a year that saw his ouster from the party whose public face he once was.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 1:08:44 PM

Gujjar agitation worries Rajasthan tourism industry
Jaipur, Dec 29 (IANS) Rajasthan's tourism industry is worried about the ongoing Gujjar agitation that has affected the influx of visitors to the desert state in this peak tourist season.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 12:34:48 PM

Gujjars continue stir despite government's intervention
Jaipur, Dec 29 (IANS) The Gujjar community's agitation for five percent reservation continued unabated Wednesday despite the Rajasthan government clarifying that it would hold back four percent of the jobs, in addition to the one percent already being given to them, till a final court decision.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 12:18:06 PM

Students break fast after Mamata's promise
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) Ten students Tuesday broke their fortnight-long fast after Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee assured them that their demand to include the word 'madrasa' in the name of Aliah University here will be fulfilled if her party comes to power in West Bengal.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:31:28 PM

Jethmalani ready to fight Binakay's case, BJP steers clear
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani Tuesday said he was ready to appear for jailed human rights activist Binayak Sen against the party's government in Chhattisgarh. The BJP steered clear and said it was a professional matter concerning Jethmalani.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:05:55 PM

Opposition attacks BJD over disrespect to tricolour
Bhubaneswar, Dec 28 (IANS) The opposition Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded action against the alleged disrespect to the national flag during a function of Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD).

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 9:38:21 PM

Buddhadeb replies to Chidambaram's letter
Kolkata, Dec28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday replied to Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's letter alleging that the state's ruling Marxists had set up armed camps in Maoist-prone areas.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 9:32:57 PM

Follow precedents on JPC, BJP urges PM
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wrote to parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) offering to appear before it, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said he should follow precedents and agree to a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum scandal.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 9:19:55 PM

A crore votes at stake, Trinamool, CPI-M, Congress, BJP share dais
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) The compulsions of vote bank politics presented a rare sight here Tuesday when leaders of West Bengal's arch-rivals Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and Trinamool Congress, as also of the Congress and the BJP, shared the dais at a rally organised by a group of Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 9:03:09 PM

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