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Madhya Pradesh brides' virginity tests heat up Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The virginity tests conducted on brides before a mass wedding in Madhya Pradesh generated much heat in the Rajya Sabha Monday - not so much because they were conducted at all but for the manner in which the issue was being raised in the house.

Monday, July 13, 2009 3:35:39 PM

Orissa assembly stalled over illegal mining
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS) The Orissa assembly was adjourned several times Monday after the opposition parties created uproarious scenes demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into alleged illegal mining by a private company in the mineral-rich Keonjhar district.

Monday, July 13, 2009 3:12:24 PM

Restrictions in Srinagar on martyrs' day
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) Restrictions were imposed in Srinagar and other towns of the Kashmir Valley Monday to foil a separatist march to the heart of this city on martyrs' day.

Monday, July 13, 2009 1:31:41 PM

Metro accident not due to Commonwealth Games deadline: Reddy
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The accident at the metro construction site in south Delhi Sunday, in which six people were killed, did not take place because of any hurry to meet the Commonwealth Games deadline next year, Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal Reddy told parliament Monday.

Monday, July 13, 2009 1:28:19 PM

Jyoti Basu stable, to undergo brain scan
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Veteran Marxist leader and former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu, who was admitted to hospital here after he fell unconscious Sunday, is stable and making satisfactory progress, hospital authorities said. He is to undergo a CT scan of the brain.

Monday, July 13, 2009 1:25:43 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned over Gujarat liquor deaths
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday adjourned the house till 2 p.m. following the protests by Congress MPs from Gujarat, who raised the issue of the illicit liquor tragedy in Ahmedabad which has claimed at least 136 lives so far.

Monday, July 13, 2009 1:23:02 PM

Opposition stalls Kerala assembly over feud in CPI-M
Thiruvananthapuram, July 13 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition in Kerala Monday stalled the proceedings of the state assembly, alleging lack of governance due to the feud in the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) that saw Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's removal from the party politburo.

Monday, July 13, 2009 12:43:52 PM

Orissa BJP wants report on Kandhamal violence made public
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Orissa has demanded that a probe panel's interim report on last year's communal violence that claimed 38 lives in Kandhamal district be made public.

Monday, July 13, 2009 10:50:29 AM

Protests against Achuthanandan's ouster from politburo
Thiruvananthapuram, July 12 (IANS) Hundreds of supporters of Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan took to streets in different parts of the state Sunday evening after he was ousted from the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 11:18:56 PM

Sreedharan's resignation rejected: Dikshit
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Delhi Metro managing director E. Sreedharan resigned after an accident on a construction site claimed five lives Sunday, but Delhi Chief Minister rejected his resignation.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 11:05:32 PM

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