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Unrest brings Kashmir to standstill for eighth day
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Normal life remained paralysed and violent protests continued unabated in the Kashmir Valley for the eighth day Monday as six more people, including four civilians, were injured in the fresh wave of unrest over the alleged rape and murder of two women.

Monday, June 08, 2009 7:34:43 PM

Sonia Gandhi mourns Habib Tanvir's death
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday mourned the death of veteran Hindi theatre personality Habib Tanvir, who passed away in Bhopal.

Monday, June 08, 2009 5:08:54 PM

Women's quota bill passage will invite agitation: Mulayam
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Days after President Pratibha Patil declared the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill in parliament as one of the top priorities of the government, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday opposed the bill saying that its passage would invite an agitation.

Monday, June 08, 2009 5:04:40 PM

Notice to Uttar Pradesh government on IAS, IPS transfers
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday sought the Uttar Pradesh government's justification for ordering the transfer of over 50 senior bureaucrats and police officers in wake of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party's debacle in the 2009 general elections.

Monday, June 08, 2009 3:57:46 PM

Vijayan's prosecution adds to CPI-M's cup of woes
Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 (IANS) With bitter factionalism costing dearly in the general elections, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) was dealt another blow when Kerala's top leader Pinarayi Vijayan's prosecution was given the nod by the governor.

Monday, June 08, 2009 3:54:33 PM

Orissa aims for higher economic growth, poverty reduction
Bhubaneswar, June 8 (IANS) The Orissa government will aim to achieve higher economic growth and reduce poverty in the state, Governor M.C. Bhandare said here Monday.

Monday, June 08, 2009 2:59:55 PM

Uncertainty over Sukhbir Badal's future as deputy chief minister
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Less than five months after he was sworn in, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal faces an uncertain future in the government headed by his father and Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

Monday, June 08, 2009 2:54:49 PM

In once hostile India, Sonia Gandhi reigns supreme (News Analysis)
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Just over a decade after she entered Indian politics amid charges that she was a foreigner, Congress president Sonia Gandhi is today arguably the country's tallest politician, with her critics going silent on her once controversial Italian origin.

Monday, June 08, 2009 2:39:36 PM

Padamsinh Patil's arrest embarrassing for party: NCP
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Monday said that the arrest of its senior leader Padamsinh Patil by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on charges of murdering a Congress leader has been 'embarrassing' for the party.

Monday, June 08, 2009 1:42:14 PM

Restrictions in Srinagar to foil Shopian protest march
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Authorities Monday imposed curfew-like restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital to foil the separatists' call for a Shopian march today.

Monday, June 08, 2009 1:24:45 PM

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