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States can't make linguistic minorities choose mother tongue: SC
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said states in India have no powers to compel the children of linguistic minorities to choose the language considered to be the mother tongue in a state as a medium of instruction at primary level.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 9:16:10 PM

Modi gives caste spin to Priyanka barb, faces flak from Congress, Mayawati (Intro Roundup)
Lucknow/Domariyaganj (Uttar Pradesh)/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Priyanka Gandhi's "neech rajniti" (low-level politics) barb at Narendra Modi got a caste spin with the BJP prime ministerial candidate using it to play upon his 'lower caste' identity. The Congress accused Modi of deliberately misinterpreting facts while BSP leader Mayawati attacked him for his "despicable politics" for electoral benefit.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 9:02:09 PM

Punjab minister cleans shoes, utensils for religious atonement
Anandpur Sahib (Punjab), May 6 (IANS) Punjab's powerful Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia Tuesday cleaned shoes, washed utensils and listened to religious hymns at the Takht Keshgarh Sahib here as part of religious penance.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 8:46:07 PM

Central forces at all polling booths in Bengal's Maoist areas
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday said all the polling booths in West Bengal's Maoist-hit Junglemahal region, that goes to polls Wednesday, will have central security force.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 8:34:04 PM

BSF assistant commandant shot dead by trooper in Punjab
Amritsar, May 6 (IANS) An assistant commandant of the Border Security Force (BSF) was killed when a constable fired at him from his service rifle at a post on the India-Pakistan border, BSF officials said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 8:24:03 PM

Modi resorting to despicable politics, says Mayawati
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) BSP chief Mayawati Tuesday accused Narendra Modi of linking the "low-level politics" accusation hurled at him by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to "lower caste", saying the BJP was facing dim prospects in Uttar Pradesh and was resorting to "despicable" politics.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 8:22:04 PM

Clash over fee hike at Ghaziabad school
Ghaziabad, May 6 (IANS) Angry parents Tuesday clashed with the management and teachers of Ingraham Institute over a fee hike. Cross-complaints were lodged with the police.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 8:06:04 PM

Witnesses identify Salman in 2002 accident
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Spelling trouble for Bollywood actor Salman Khan, two witnesses in the 2002 hit-and-run case Tuesday identified him in a sessions court here.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 8:02:05 PM

India could be Asia's first cruelty-free cosmetics zone
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The government has introduced a draft notification that bans India from importing animal-tested cosmetics. If the ban is implemented, India will become Asia's first animal cruelty-free cosmetics zone, said an NGO.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 8:02:04 PM

Delhi BJP leaders meet LG over issues affecting capital
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Delhi BJP chief Harsh Vardhan and party legislators Tuesday submitted a memorandum to Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung urging him to address issues like inadequate water and power supply, school admissions and the like being faced by Delhiites.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 7:58:03 PM

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