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Hegde sticks to resignation, Yeddyurappa unmoved (Roundup)
Bangalore, June 24 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday hinted he was in no mood to persuade Lok Ayukta (ombudsman) N. Santosh Hegde to take back his resignation.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 9:43:45 PM

Ombudsman unwilling to take back resignation: Governor
Bangalore, June 24 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj said Thursday that Lok Ayukta head N. Santosh Hegde had told him he would not withdraw his resignation.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 9:24:36 PM

Ombudsman's resignation clouds BJP government's anniversary fete
Bangalore, June 24 (IANS) The resignation of Karnataka's anti-corruption panel head has chipped away some sheen off a grand function planned by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government to mark its two years in office Friday.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 9:19:45 PM

'Jaswant's return to BJP will strengthen Gorkhaland movement'
Darjeeling, June 24 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Thursday welcomed Darjeeling MP Jaswant Singh's return to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying it would strengthen the Gorkhaland movement.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 8:14:49 PM

Yeddyurappa may not ask Lokayukta to withdraw resignation
Bangalore, June 24 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday indicated he will not ask Lokayukta (ombudsman) N. Santosh Hegde to withdraw his resignation, submitted Wednesday expressing frustration at the government's indifference to the anti-corruption panel.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 8:05:52 PM

PM condoles death of Digvijay Singh
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday condoled the death of former central minister Digvijay Singh, describing him as 'a widely respected leader'.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 7:57:30 PM

Left should not have withdrawn support to UPA on n-deal: Bardhan (Interview)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Communist Party of India (CPI) general secretary A.B. Bardhan now says the Left should not have withdrawn support to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in 2008 over the Indo-US nuclear deal and instead thought of a more 'popularly convincing reason' for parting ways with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 7:21:32 PM

Gujarat wins UN award
Gandhinagar, June 24 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's office has won a UN award on improving accountability and responsiveness in public service, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 7:19:06 PM

Congress holds state-wide stir against Mayawati government
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday held state-wide demonstrations against the Mayawati government's decision to hold urban local body elections in Uttar Pradesh along non-political lines.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 7:08:54 PM

Jaswant Singh returns to BJP, thanks Advani
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Former external affairs minister Jaswant Singh returned to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday - ten months after his expulsion for writing a book praising Pakistan founder Mohd Ali Jinnah. Terming it great to be back, he credited party veteran L.K. Advani for his homecoming.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 6:55:21 PM

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