Nagpur, May 28 (IANS) More than 400 farmers have committed suicide in the Vidharbha region this year despite measures taken by the Maharashtra government to relieve farm distress, an activist group clamed Monday.
Monday, May 28, 2007 7:49:33 PM
Malegaon (Maharashtra), May 27 (IANS) A newly launched development-oriented outfit Monday stunned established political parties and captured the highest number of seats in the civic elections in the communally sensitive Malegaon town in south Maharashtra.
Monday, May 28, 2007 7:11:53 PM
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The DMK prefers Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde as the next Indian president but will settle for anyone the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and the Left pick, party sources said Monday.
Monday, May 28, 2007 7:04:16 PM
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) N. Balakrishna, Popular Telugu film actor and son of late thespian and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N.T. Rama Rao, Monday said he might join politics at an appropriate time.
Monday, May 28, 2007 5:32:08 PM
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Shashi U. Tripathi, a senior officer of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and a secretary in the ministry of external affairs, has been named a member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
Monday, May 28, 2007 5:24:59 PM
Chamarajanagar (Karnataka), May 28 (IANS) It was raining heavily and his chopper had to make an emergency landing, but Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy finally made it to this district where no chief minister has stepped in 17 years - because of incumbents being dethroned within months of their visit.
Monday, May 28, 2007 4:32:23 PM
Jaipur, May 28 (IANS) Rajasthan has become India's first state to constitute a commission for the economically backward classes that would identify their needs and recommend welfare measures, state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Singh Rathore said Monday.
Monday, May 28, 2007 4:04:23 PM
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) Shashank Shekhar Singh, Mayawati's choice as cabinet secretary in the new Uttar Pradesh administration, is a former helicopter pilot with a reputation for being an upright officer, a man of action and a hard taskmaster.
Monday, May 28, 2007 3:33:57 PM
Patna, May 28 (IANS) An illegal railway halt named after former Bihar chief minister and Railway Minister Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi has been demolished in Rohtas district.
Monday, May 28, 2007 3:19:49 PM
Nagpur, May 28 (IANS) Even as the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) pats the Maharashtra government for bringing down the rate of farmer suicides to 'only 20' per month from 60 last year, the count kept by an activist group reveals a staggering 401 suicides in the first five months of this year.
Monday, May 28, 2007 3:18:25 PM
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