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Mayawati appoints another BSP national vice president
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati late Tuesday appointed Alok Kumar Verma as the second national vice president of her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 11:53:07 PM

Curfew imposed in Jammu as protests rage
Jammu, Aug 19 (IANS) As violent protests raged in various parts of this Jammu and Kashmir winter capital till late Tuesday evening, the authorities clamped curfew on the entire walled city.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 11:38:25 PM

Do not send children for arrests, Jammu residents urged
Jammu, Aug 19 (IANS) As agitators prepared for the third day of their Court Arrest campaign on the Amarnath land issue Wednesday, the Jammu and Kashmir government urged the people here to keep their children away from the stir.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 11:31:37 PM

Karunanidhi blows hot and cold at the Left
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday blew hot and cold at Wednesday's day-long Left-sponsored general strike by announcing moral support to it and obliquely referring to the caste of a senior leader of the Communist Party of India-Marxist derisively in a statement.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 10:46:48 PM

Samiti finally agrees for talks, but extends Jammu shutdown
Jammu, Aug 19 (IANS) The Shri Amarnath Sangharsh Samiti (SASS), leading an agitation for restoration of land to the Amarnath shrine management, late Tuesday agreed for talks with a panel set up by Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra but decided to extend the Jammu shutown till Aug 25.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 10:30:01 PM

RAW officer attempts suicide outside PMO
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A woman officer of India's external intelligence agency, apparently suffering from what officials claimed a 'disturbed state of mind', Tuesday attempted suicide outside the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 10:15:15 PM

Top Congress leaders named in illegal construction case
Chandigarh, Aug 19 (IANS) Two senior Congress leaders and three others were slapped with cases by the Punjab vigilance department Tuesday for the illegal construction of a building on government land in Amritsar city, an official said.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 10:14:57 PM

Jailed BSP lawmaker denied permission to attend session
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) A Faizabad court Tuesday denied Bahujan Samaj Party legislator Anand Sen permission to attend the ongoing legislative session of the state assembly, an official said.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 10:12:47 PM

Koda to prove majority on Aug 25
Ranchi, Aug 19 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, facing crisis after the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) withdrew support to his government, Tuesday said he would prove his majority Aug 25.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 9:33:26 PM

Mamata firm on return of Singur land to farmers
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, who met chambers of commerce representatives here Tuesday, remained firm on her demand that the West Bengal government has to return to farmers the 400-acre excess land in the Tata Motors' small car factory site in Singur.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 8:55:20 PM

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