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Rosaiah appointed Southern Zonal Council's vice chief
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The central government has nominated Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah as the vice chairman of the Southern Zonal Council, which comprises Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and the union territory of Puducherry.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:27:00 PM

Illegal mining: Row brews up between governor, Reddy brothers (Roundup)
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Mining barons and ministers in Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, the Reddy brothers, Tuesday said they plan to drag Governor H.R. Bhardwaj to court over his statement that some ministers in the state were indulging in illegal mining and corruption.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 9:57:07 PM

Congress abusing patriotism of Muslims: BJP
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday accused the Congress party of 'abusing the patriotism' of millions of Muslims by 'branding the voices against terrorism as voices against Muslims'.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 7:50:55 PM

Make disputed areas a union territory, says Maharashtra
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Alleging 'police raj' in the disputed territory on the state's border with Karnataka, Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Tuesday demanded that all the 865 Marathi-majority villages in the neighbouring state be declared a union territory till the final verdict of the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 7:28:26 PM

Khurshid 'dismayed' over Gadkari's Afzal comments
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday expressed dismay over Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari's controversial comment terming parliament attack convict Afzal Guru as the 'son-in-law' of the Congress.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 6:16:51 PM

Mutton biryani, folk songs on day 2 of Karnataka opposition's sit-in (Evening Lead)
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Mutton biryani for lunch, singing of folk songs, small talk and siestas Tuesday marked the second day of the Congress and Janata Dal-Secular legislators sit-in in the Karnataka assembly Tuesday to demand a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into illegal mining in the state.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 5:31:05 PM

Assam opposition parties demand government's resignation
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) The combined opposition in Assam Tuesday demanded the state's ruling Congress government resign for failing to curb price rise and its alleged involvement in the multi-million financial scam in the North Cachar Hills district.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 5:01:28 PM

I am anxiously waiting for PM's reply: Pawar
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Tuesday said he was 'anxiously waiting' for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's reply on his request for reducing his ministerial burden.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 5:01:18 PM

Karnataka governor trying to destabilise state government: BJP
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday alleged that Karnataka Governor H.R. Bharadwaj was trying to 'destabilise' its government in the state and said it would ask President Pratibha Patil to 'check' him.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 4:49:51 PM

PM to meet chief ministers of Maoist-hit states, stress on development
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of unabated Maoist violence, a day-long meeting of chief ministers of seven Maoist-affected states will be held here Wednesday where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to offer central help for bolstering security and accelerating developmental schemes in the affected areas.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 4:49:01 PM

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