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Andhra, Maharashtra chief ministers meet PM over Babhali
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday convened a meeting of chief ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra over the Babhali barrage row and called upon the two riverine states to abide by the Supreme Court's interim order.

Monday, August 02, 2010 11:50:45 PM

Congress, JMM legislators stung in Rajya Sabha 'vote scam'
Ranchi, Aug 2 (IANS) A sting operation by an investigative portal alleges that at least six legislators of Jharkhand from mainline parties were ready to sell their votes for around Rs.1 crore each in the Rajya Sabha elections in June.

Monday, August 02, 2010 11:22:11 PM

Book perpetrators of Kashmir violence: Sonia
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has said that elements instigating violence in Jammu and Kashmir must be identified and brought to book and the state government should continue to push the development agenda as this would bring jobs and livelihood opportunities.

Monday, August 02, 2010 11:07:00 PM

Congress welcomes Lalgarh rally under apolitical banner
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) The Congress' West Bengal unit Monday welcomed Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's decision to hold the Aug 9 rally at Maoist-infested Lalgarh under the banner of an apolitical forum and said if the party was extended a formal invitation, it will consider participation.

Monday, August 02, 2010 10:39:31 PM

Sonia Gandhi to attend Congress' eastern zone meet
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will attend the party's eastern zonal conference scheduled to be held here late next month, West Bengal unit president Manas Bhuniya said Monday.

Monday, August 02, 2010 10:30:04 PM

Trinamool's Lalgarh meeting gets conditional nod
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday agreed to give conditional permission to the Trinamool Congress for organising its Aug 9 meeting in Maoist-affected Lalgarh of West Midnapore district, a top official said.

Monday, August 02, 2010 8:34:39 PM

Parliament skips knotty bills for the week as sesion resumes
New Delhi, August 2 (IANS) As parliament resumed its normal functioning Monday after a week of disruptions, the government played safe by not listing the controversial civil nuclear liability bill and the women's reservation bill for discussion this week.

Monday, August 02, 2010 7:59:48 PM

Yeddyurappa loses cool at Dalit protesters in BJP rally
Davangere (Karnataka), Aug 2 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa lost his cool on seeing a group of Dalit Sangarsh Samiti protesters at a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rally here Monday and lashed out at senior police officers in public for failing to prevent the protest.

Monday, August 02, 2010 7:52:07 PM

India cannot be made slum-free in five years: officials
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's fast urbanisation is also spawning greater numbers of slums, forcing millions of people to live under pathetic conditions.

Monday, August 02, 2010 7:49:31 PM

BJP seeks debate on CWG preparations
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the 'slow preparations' for the Commonwealth Games and complaints of corruption in the projects related to the Oct 3-14 showpiece event here.

Monday, August 02, 2010 6:26:20 PM

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