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Anna should contest elections: Congress
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Congress party Wednesday said Anna Hazare and his team should fight the next general elections and then get their version of the Lokpal bill passed in parliament.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 6:27:37 PM

Ombudsman files FIR against Yeddyurappa in graft case
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) The Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) police Wednesday filed a first information report (FIR) against scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa under the Prevention of Corruption Act for graft in award of a work contract in an irrigation project.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 6:15:59 PM

Advani meets Pranab, complains about police crackdown
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Upset over the crackdown on party youth activists in the capital, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader L.K. Advani Wednesday met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and complained about the incident, which he reportedly blamed on the home minister.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 6:07:39 PM

BJP targets Chidambaram, stalls parliament
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday raised a chorus for Home Minister P. Chidambaram's resignation and stalled proceedings in both houses of parliament to protest a police crackdown on its workers in the capital a day earlier.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 5:56:03 PM

Sreedharan, Tarun Das in Kerala Planning Board
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Making clear that he wants the state's development process on fast track, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has appointed E. Sreedharan and Tarun Das in the newly re-constituted planning board.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 5:55:34 PM

Dalai Lama: I was a hypocrite!
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Displaying his sense of humour, the Dalai Lama said Wednesday that he was a hypocrite because he had done what he should not have: combine spiritual and political duties.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 5:44:23 PM

P.C. Alexander: One who couldn't be India's president (Obituary)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) P.C. Alexander, who died in Chennai Wednesday, was a trusted and an all powerful aide of prime minister Indira Gandhi who turned bitter after he lost the race for India's presidency.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 5:35:40 PM

BJP demands removal of Chidambaram
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday demanded the removal of Home Minister P. Chidambaram over a police lathi-charge on the party's youth wing activists a day earlier in the national capital.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 5:22:09 PM

P.C. Alexander, former Indira Gandhi aide, is dead
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) P.C. Alexander, the powerful former principal secretary to prime minister Indira Gandhi who also served Rajiv Gandhi briefly, died at a hospital here Wednesday morning, his family said. He was 90.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 5:21:49 PM

Parties war with one another over parliamentary disruptions
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The repeated crippling of parliament has sparked a war involving the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left. The BJP is furious with the Congress; the Congress and others are blaming the BJP; and the Left feels the BJP and Congress are hand in glove.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 5:21:40 PM

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