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It was Rahul Gandhi all the way in the Lok Sabha (Parliament Sidelights)
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Typical of his self-effacing temperament, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, the man who could be sitting in the front row of treasury benches one day, chose to be a backbencher as the first session of the newly-elected 15th Lok Sabha commenced Monday.

Monday, June 01, 2009 6:29:48 PM

Protest outside Australian High Commission against racist attacks
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Dozens of people Monday protested outside the Australian High Commission here against the recent alleged racist attacks on Indian students studying in Australia.

Monday, June 01, 2009 6:15:08 PM

Udhav Thackeray raises Mumbai's problems with chief minister
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Shiv Sena leader Udhav Thackeray Monday called on Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan at the state legislature to raise the problems faced by Mumbaikars, particularly with monsoon round the corner.

Monday, June 01, 2009 5:57:15 PM

Mamata orders probe into Bihar rail attack
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday ordered a departmental inquiry into the disturbances at Khusrupur railway station in Bihar's Patna district and promised to punish officials, if they are found guilty.

Monday, June 01, 2009 5:57:08 PM

Wait till June 3: Meira Kumar tells journos
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Meira Kumar, who is set to take over as India's first woman Lok Sabha speaker, Monday expertly dodged persistent queries from waiting media persons, saying with a smile: 'Wait till June 3' - the day of election for the post.

Monday, June 01, 2009 5:32:16 PM

First day, First Show: House full!
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) First Day, First Show. And it was predictably full House, as India's parliament, meeting for the first time after the national election, came alive with the rainbow colours of the country amid a babel of tongues that speak for this polyglot nation.

Monday, June 01, 2009 4:51:27 PM

BJP youth wing protests Australia attacks
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Monday held a protest against the recent alleged racist attacks on Indian students studying in Australia and demanding increased security for them.

Monday, June 01, 2009 4:47:40 PM

Advani condemns racist attacks, demands action from Australia
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Condemning the attacks on Indian students in Australia, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday demanded that Australian authorities take effective steps to tackle recism.

Monday, June 01, 2009 3:42:13 PM

Projecting India during 2010 games a priority: Ambika Soni
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Projecting India in an 'incredible manner' during the Commonwealth Games in 2010 will be her top priority, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni said soon after taking charge Monday.

Monday, June 01, 2009 3:30:42 PM

15th Lok Sabha starts, PM hopes for 'new beginning' (Afternoon Lead)
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The first session of the 15th Lok Sabha began Monday with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh hoping it will herald a 'new beginning' as the newly elected MPs took the oath in different languages reflecting the linguistic diversity of India.

Monday, June 01, 2009 2:59:18 PM

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