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Government committed for women's safety: PM
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said that his government was committed to ensure the safety and security of every woman of the country.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 6:58:02 PM

Hindutva forces will help form next government: Singhal
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) The next government at the centre will be formed with the support of Hindutva forces after the 2014 general elections, and Narendra Modi could be a catalyst in that, Vishwa Hindu Parishad patron Ashok Singhal said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 5:10:07 PM

Are UP's Muslims disenchanted with the Samajwadi Party?
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Is the crucial Muslim vote bank of the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) drifting away? Even while party leaders say there is nothing that could "alienate the minorities", community leaders have begun to openly speak of their "early disenchantment" with SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav, the Uttar Pradesh chief minister.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 4:34:11 PM

Manik Sarkar becomes Tripura CM for fourth time
Agartala, March 6 (IANS) Manik Sarkar assumed office as Tripura chief minister for a record fourth successive term at the head of India's only Communist government, the defender of the red bastion in a strategically located state that was not too long ago in the grip of ethnic unrest and secessionist militancy.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 4:00:01 PM

Left Front rules Tripura for fifth straight term
Agartala, March 6 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front in Tripura assumed office Wednesday for the fifth consecutive term with the 64-year-old Marxist leader Manik Sarkar at the helm as chief minister.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 3:22:02 PM

Lyngdoh is Meghalaya's pro-tem speaker
Shillong, March 6 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former deputy chief minister Rowell Lyngdoh Wednesday took over as pro-tem speaker of the Meghalaya assembly.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 2:46:32 PM

UP government protecting Raja Bhaiyya: Mayawati
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Wednesday said the Uttar Pradesh government was protecting former minister Raja Bhaiyya, who has been booked for the murder of a senior police officer.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 1:20:05 PM

Uproar in Lok Sabha over farm loan waiver scheme
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till noon Wednesday after noisy protests by opposition parties over discrepancies in the Rs.52,000 crore farm loan waiver scheme of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 11:30:05 AM

Former deputy CM submits 'conditional' resignation from J&K assembly
Jammu, March 6 (IANS) Former deputy chief minister and leader of opposition People's Democratic Party Muzaffar Hussain Baig Wednesday, in a move meant to embarrass the government, submitted his resignation from the state legislative assembly to the speaker.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 11:26:04 AM

Karnataka urban local bodies poll Thursday
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) Karnataka will Thursday see polling for 208 urban local bodies whose outcome is being seen as a referendum on the BJP's corruption-scarred rule in the state, ahead of assembly elections due in May.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 9:08:03 AM

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