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Congress candidate files papers for Himachal bypolls
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) The Congress Monday took the lead in filing nomination papers for the bye-elections in two assembly constituencies of Himachal Pradesh.

Monday, October 19, 2009 7:50:57 PM

Industrialised countries must cut emissions: Jairam Ramesh
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Industrialised countries must make deep cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions and this must be verifiable internationally for a global climate deal in Copenhagen this December, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said here Monday, hours after being charged by Indian government negotiators and civil society groups of turning the country's climate policy around.

Monday, October 19, 2009 7:38:03 PM

No plans for new law favouring sharecroppers: Nitish
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) In a move to placate upper castes, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday assured them that their lands were safe and his government has no plans to enact a new law to protect sharecroppers.

Monday, October 19, 2009 7:37:47 PM

Tamil Nadu has to accept Kerala's dam demand: Achuthanandan
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Monday said political leaders in Tamil Nadu, belonging to rival fronts, will finally have to yield to Kerala's demand for a new dam at Mullaperiyar.

Monday, October 19, 2009 7:12:38 PM

Moily 'shocked' at Asthana's death, calls for probe
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Law Minister M.Veerappa Moily Monday termed the death of Ashutosh Asthana, the prime accused and witness in a corruption case involving judges of the higher judiciary, in jail as 'shocking' and said it would be probed.

Monday, October 19, 2009 6:43:51 PM

Campaign for women's reservation bill gains momentum
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Barely five days after it was launched, the civil society movement to support the passage of the women's reservation bill has started gaining momentum. Nearly a hundred people have signed up the online petition to the president and scores of others have taken up the cause on the social networking site, Facebook.

Monday, October 19, 2009 5:28:01 PM

Former Congress MP dies in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) Sushila Kerketta, 71, a former Congress Lok Sabha MP died following a heart attack here Monday.

Monday, October 19, 2009 5:13:55 PM

Rajapaksa in the dark about Indian prisoners: Tamil MP
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) MPs from Tamil Nadu who visited Colombo said Monday that President Mahinda Rajapaksa was unaware of Indian prisoners in Sri Lankan jails when they raised the subject with him.

Monday, October 19, 2009 5:05:32 PM

Minister's wife probed for links with Hindu group
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik Monday said the police would probe the links of the state transport minister's wife with a Hindu group blamed for an explosion that killed two of its members.

Monday, October 19, 2009 3:51:05 PM

Maoist violence affecting other states too: Sarkar
Agartala, Oct 19 (IANS) Maoists are not only affecting development in the states they dominate but are also making an impact in other states, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Monday.

Monday, October 19, 2009 3:38:20 PM

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