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A nowhere trail of commissions and blatant omissions (25 years after Indira Gandhi's assassination)
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Two commissions, eight committees and 25 years later, the truth behind the 1984 riots, when over 3,000 Sikhs in the national capital were massacred by organised mobs that trawled the streets for almost four days, has been wilfully buried by the political machinery.

Saturday, October 31, 2009 2:01:00 PM

Virbhadra begins campaign in Himachal's Jawali seat
Shimla, Oct 31 (IANS) Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday started the Congress party's election campaign in Himachal Pradesh's Jawali constituency, ahead of the by-elections next week.

Saturday, October 31, 2009 10:59:50 AM

India remembers Indira on 25th death anniversary Comment1
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Indians Saturday flocked to Shakti Sthal to pay homage to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 25th death anniversary Saturday. Known as 'Iron Lady', she ruled the country for 15 years in two stints before being assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards.

Saturday, October 31, 2009 10:35:32 AM

Obama election 'was uplifting moment': Bush
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Barack Obama's election as president of the US was an 'uplifting moment', his predecessor and Republican rival George W. Bush said here Saturday.

Saturday, October 31, 2009 10:23:43 AM

Amritsar police chief gets boot after spat with lawmaker
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday ordered the transfer of Amritsar's senior superintendent of police (SSP) Kanwar Vijay Pratap Singh following his ongoing spat with a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker.

Friday, October 30, 2009 11:19:09 PM

Maoist violence will not be tolerated, asserts Buddhadeb
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minster Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Friday said that his government would not tolerate the violent acts carried out by Maoists in West Bengal.

Friday, October 30, 2009 10:03:52 PM

Mehbooba flays ban on pre-paid mobile connections in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) Terming the decision to ban pre-paid mobile phone connections in Jammu and Kashmir as 'unfortunate and ill-advised', the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Friday sought intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to restore the service in the state.

Friday, October 30, 2009 9:48:46 PM

TRS chief to go on 'fast unto death' for Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhara Rao Friday announced that he would launch a 'fast unto death' in November to achieve separate statehood for the Telangana region.

Friday, October 30, 2009 9:48:36 PM

Over half of Mumbaikars are migrants, Uttar Pradesh tops list Comment1
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Over 50 percent of those ,living in Mumbai are migrants, the largest numbers coming from Uttar Pradesh, a report released by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) Friday said.

Friday, October 30, 2009 9:29:17 PM

Rahul Gandhi addresses huge rally in Firozabad
Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 30 (IANS) A massive crowd waited patiently for over two hours to catch a glimpse of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi who addressed a rally here Friday in support of party candidate and actor Raj Babbar for the Lok Sabha by-election.

Friday, October 30, 2009 9:29:07 PM

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