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People hailed India, not only World Cup: Advani
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday contended the countrywide jubilation following India's victory in the cricket World Cup was a reflection of patriotic spirit of the people and the real issue was the country, not only cricket.

Monday, April 04, 2011 10:27:09 PM

'Candid' Tata, 'evasive' Radia appear before PAC in 2G probe
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata and corporate lobbyist Niira Radia were Monday questioned by parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC), probing alleged financial irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation. Panel head M.M. Joshi said Radia was 'evasive' in her replies while Tata was 'candid enough'.

Monday, April 04, 2011 9:22:22 PM

Green nod for several Goa mines faulty, says ecologist
Panaji, April 4 (IANS) Several iron and manganese ore mines in Goa are operating after getting clearances on the basis of faulty environment impact assessment (EIA) reports, an ecologist and a member of the state government's development panel said Monday.

Monday, April 04, 2011 8:13:16 PM

Jaitley predicts regime change in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Monday said the DMK government in Tamil Nadu will be voted out of power in the April 13 elections as it faced twin anti-incumbency waves.

Monday, April 04, 2011 7:48:43 PM

2G scam: Tata 'candid', Radia 'evasive' before PAC
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata and corporate lobbyist Niira Radia were Monday questioned by parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in its search of the scam-tainted money trail in the 2G spectrum allocation by former communications minister Andimuthu Raja.

Monday, April 04, 2011 7:44:27 PM

Anna Hazare plans fast unto death for strong Lokpal bil
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Veteran social activist Anna Hazare Monday said he is starting a 'fast unto death' to press for the demand to involve civil society in formulation of the anti-graft Lokpal (ombudsman) Bill.

Monday, April 04, 2011 7:44:15 PM

Poll panel should go further to curb money power: BJP
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Appreciating the Election Commission's (EC) efforts to curb the money power play in the April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly polls, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M.Venkaiah Naidu Monday said the poll panel should go further in tackling the malaise.

Monday, April 04, 2011 7:19:51 PM

Top Muslim clerics bat for Mamata
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Criticising the ruling Left Front for neglecting the minorities in West Bengal over past three decades, top clerics of the Shia and Shunni communities Monday urged Muslims to vote for the Trinamool Congress in the assembly polls.

Monday, April 04, 2011 7:19:38 PM

Election 2011 begins peacefully with Assam, 66 percent turnout
Guwahati, April 4 (IANS) Elections to five assemblies, the biggest vote since the 2009 general polls, began Monday with the first phase being held in Assam where more than 66 percent of the people exercised their franchise without any untoward incident.

Monday, April 04, 2011 6:51:21 PM

Lokpal Bill: Anna Hazare to go on fast unto death
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Veteran social activist Anna Hazare Monday said he is starting a fast unto death to press for the demand to involve civil society in formulation of the anti-graft Lokpal (ombudsman) Bill.

Monday, April 04, 2011 6:22:31 PM

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