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National Conference for autonomy for Kashmir or 'better solution'
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) Thursday reiterated its demand for restoration of complete internal autonomy to the state, but also said it would support 'any better solution which was acceptable to the people'.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 7:09:37 PM

Assam orders probe into Barpeta violence
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The Assam government Thursday ordered a high-level probe into Wednesday's violence in Barpeta town in which four people were killed and 70 wounded, even as opposition parties demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi over the incident.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 6:49:49 PM

Congress forms panel for Bihar poll
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Congress Thursday formed a screening committee to recommend candidates for the approval of the party's central election committee (CEC) for the Bihar assembly elections later this year.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 5:12:18 PM

Badal stops teachers' recruitment process
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday ordered an immediate stop to the recruitment of teachers after a section of society complained that they were being denied the reservation due to them in the selection.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 4:37:36 PM

Ban rave parties, says Goa woman legislator
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) Rave parties should be completely banned in Goa and scantily-clad women should be dropped from government advertisements promoting tourism outside the state, Goa's only woman legislator Thursday said.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 4:37:15 PM

'PM, Karunanidhi's letters on Sri Lankan Tamils' plight a drama'
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) The exchange of letters between Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the problems faced by Sri Lankan Tamils is a 'drama turning out to be a mega serial,' AIADMK chief J.Jayalalithaa Thursday said.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 3:47:28 PM

Congress demands Gujarat minister's resignation
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Congress Thursday demanded the resignation of Gujarat Minister of State for Home Amit Shah after he was been summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for the alleged fake shootout of Sohrabuddin Sheikh.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 3:43:23 PM

Walkout in Kerala assembly over pact with colleges
Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 (IANS) Kerala's Congress-led opposition Thursday walked out of the state assembly over what it termed a serious flaw in the pact between the state government and self-financing medical colleges in the state.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 1:56:05 PM

11 LJP legislators resign from Bihar assembly
Patna, July 22 (IANS) Eleven Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) legislators Thursday resigned from the assembly to protest the 'partisan' role of the speaker and intensify their movement against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar who is allegedly involved in a financial scam.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 12:22:44 PM

Shiv Sena begins march towards Andhra irrigation project
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) There's fresh tension on the Andhra Pradesh-Maharashtra border. After Telugu Desam Party's (TDP) protest over the Babhali dam project in Maharashtra, it is now the Shiv Sena's turn to rake up a controversy over a lift irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 12:13:42 PM

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