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Congress infighting erupts again: Jagan's followers torch buses
Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The differences in Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress over Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's successor again erupted Sunday as a group claiming to support the late chief minister's son, Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy, torched two buses in Rajahamundry town to protest a party MP's remarks on the issue.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 7:58:18 PM

BJP wants government intervention in Air India strike
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Demanding the central government's intervention in the Air India strike, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday condemned the national carrier's decision to slash the wages and productivity-linked incentives (PLI) of its pilots.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 7:09:45 PM

Don't withdraw paramilitary from Maoist-affected district: Chouhan
Bhopal, Sep 27 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked the central government not to withdraw the paramilitary forces from the state's Maoist-affected Balaghat district, warning it could lead to the rebels' resurgence in the area, official sources said Sunday.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 5:29:09 PM

Now, Kashmiri Gujjars invite Rahul Gandhi to their homes
Jammu, Sep 27 (IANS) Having heard about Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi moving without security, staying in huts of the poor and downtrodden in Uttar Pradesh and even having a bath in the open, the Gujjars in Jammu and Kashmir have urged him to visit them and share the experiences of their nomadic life.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 2:51:39 PM

Arunachal chief minister wins poll unopposed third time
Itanagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu is third time lucky to have been elected unopposed to the 60-member state legislature -- a rare feat for a politician in India.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 2:34:04 PM

Maoist killing of MP's son has Chhattisgarh leaders worried
Raipur, Sep 27 (IANS) A day after Maoists carried out a deadly assault on Lok Sabha MP Baliram Kashyap's family, Chhattisgarh politicians, especially legislators from the rebel-affected Bastar region, have sought enhanced security cover from the police.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 12:30:29 PM

Congress playing big brother in Goa: NCP
Panaji, Sep 27 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the junior partner in Goa's ruling coalition, has alleged that the Congress is trying to marginalise it, accentuating the rift within the alliance.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 11:14:12 AM

432 nominations rejected in Haryana
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) Of the 1,874 nominations filed for the Haryana assembly election, 432 nominations have been rejected during scrutiny Saturday, officials said.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 10:08:33 PM

Coming up: lessons in civic sense for Delhiites
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Delhiites will be given lessons in civic sense and etiquettes ahead of the Commonwealth Games here next year. The Delhi government is preparing to act on Home Minister P. Chidambaram's advice to the citizens in the capital.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 8:53:58 PM

Mobile phone to verify your Indian identity: Nilekani
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Move over passport and PAN card! Identity authentication at banks, gas connection centres or while providing rural jobs will just be an SMS away, Unique Identification Authority chief Nandan Nilekani said Saturday.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 7:57:23 PM

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