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Plea to defer Tripura, Meghalaya poll dates
Agartala/Shillong, Jan 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tripura and a church body in Meghalaya Friday have urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to defer the polling dates to ensure religious programmes remain unaffected.

Friday, January 18, 2013 3:24:03 PM

Crimes against women blot on our conscience: Sonia Gandhi
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi said here Friday that issues related to crimes against women and children must be promptly dealt with.

Friday, January 18, 2013 3:10:13 PM

Women's empowerment key issue in Congress meet
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) The Congress' brainstorming session, Chintan Shivir, will dwell on strategy in the 2014 general elections but women's empowerment will be a key issue too, party leader B.K. Hariprasad told reporters.

Friday, January 18, 2013 2:14:03 PM

Don't force Rahul, let him choose: Digvijaya Singh
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) As speculation remains rife on Rahul Gandhi being given a bigger role in the Congress at its strategy meet here, senior leaders in the party said the general secretary was already playing a key role and should not be forced into anything.

Friday, January 18, 2013 2:00:04 PM

Haryana lawmakers trade abuse
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) "Fukra" (freebooter), "mandhbudhi" (dimwit) and "bhrasht" (corrupt) may not figure in the vocabulary of parliamentarians, but legislators in Haryana have been bandying the words in a free-for-all, addressing one another in words that in the normal course are used as abuse.

Friday, January 18, 2013 1:04:06 PM

Chautala arrests changes contours of Haryana politics (Haryana Newsletter)
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) The conviction and arrest of its two most senior leaders, including former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, on bribery charges, has changed the contours of Haryana's politics and given some relief to Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

Friday, January 18, 2013 12:12:02 PM

March in Kolkata to protest veteran theatre personality's harassment
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Theatre personalities and intellectuals Thursday held a rally in the city in protest against alleged harassment of veteran theatre director Benu Chattopadhay for purportedly using the pet slogan of the ruling Trinamool Congress- 'Ma, Mati Manush', in a play.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 11:30:05 PM

Chautalas' conviction deterrent for favouritism: Shanta Kumar
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) BJP vice-president Shanta Kumar Thursday said the conviction of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and his son Ajay Chautala would act as a deterrent for favouritism.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 11:08:04 PM

UPA will be voted out in the elections: Modi
Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday termed the Congress-led UPA government steeped in corruption and said it would be voted out by the people in the next elections.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 10:50:09 PM

BJP protests non-dissolution of Jharkhand assembly
Ranchi, Jan 17 (IANS) The cabinet's decision to recommend president's rule in Jharkhand and keep the state assembly in suspended animation Thursday invited sharp criticsism from the BJP and other parties.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 9:54:09 PM

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