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BSP-HJC combine will win Haryana assembly polls: Bishnoi
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) chief Kuldeep Bishnoi Wednesday said his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will win in the next assembly elections due in February.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 9:33:02 PM

Lalgarh tribals take out rally, vow to resist security forces
Lalgarh (West Bengal), June 24 (IANS) Agitating tribals in this troubled area Wednesday held a big procession carrying traditional arms, and vowed to continue resistance to the week-long security operations launched to flush out Maoists amid allegations that the forces were ransacking homes and even throwing away food.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 9:18:21 PM

Malhotra slams Dikshit over cleaning of Yamuna
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Delhi assembly V.K. Malhotra Wednesday criticised Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for reportedly saying that cleaning of the Yamuna river would take several more years.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 8:29:58 PM

Maharashtra announces Rs.5,000 crore package for Konkan
Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), June 24 (IANS) In a major pre-election exercise, the Maharashtra government Wednesday announced a Rs.5,000 crore (Rs.50 billion) package to develop and modernise the backward Konkan region.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 7:32:09 PM

Chhattisgarh's wish list - four new trains, five railway lines
Raipur, June 24 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has written to Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee, listing the state's demands, including that of four new trains and five new railway lines, to be incorporated in this year's rail budget, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 7:27:50 PM

Mirwaiz vows to fight till Kashmir rape, murder culprits punished
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who was allowed to move free after 20-day house arrest Wednesday, vowed to continue fight till the culprits behind the rape and murder of two Kashmiri women were identified and punished.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 6:31:59 PM

Sheila Dikshit 'upset' over gangrapes in capital
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday said that reports of two incidents of gangrape in the capital in the last two days have deeply 'upset' her.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 6:23:20 PM

BJP accuses CPI-M of hypocrisy in ban on Maoists
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Wednesday accused the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) of adopting double standards on banning the Maoist extremists.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 6:08:17 PM

Varun Gandhi meets RSS leaders
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi, who courted controversy with his alleged hate speeches during the run-up to the recent Lok Sabha elections, Wednesday held a closed-door meeting here with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders, party sources said.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 5:53:10 PM

Ramesh Pokhriyal is new Uttarakhand chief minister
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Ramesh Pokhriyal was Wednesday named the chief minister of Uttarakhand replacing B.C. Khanduri, who has stepped down after the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) complete rout in the state in the recent Lok Sabha elections.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 5:39:03 PM

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