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Stalin becomes deputy chief minister in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) M.K. Stalin, the popular younger son of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and his chosen heir apparent, was Friday named the deputy chief minister in a clear signal that he would get to head the DMK and possibly rule the state one day.

Friday, May 29, 2009 6:18:09 PM

Congress MP seeks separate civil services cadre for Goa
Panaji, May 29 (IANS) Terming Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers posted to Goa as 'inefficient, lazy and uncooperative', a Congress MP Friday demanded a separate civil services cadre for the state.

Friday, May 29, 2009 5:59:51 PM

Team Manmohan gets to work
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A day after all members of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's council of ministers got their portfolios, many attended office Friday to familiarise themselves with their ministries while those who retained their old jobs reviewed their unfinished agenda.

Friday, May 29, 2009 5:37:06 PM

Law ministry open to 'course correction' on Quattrocchi: Moily
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Friday promised to see 'if any course correction is required' in his ministry's decision during the tenure of his predecessor H.R. Bhardwaj to recommend taking fugitive Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi's name off the Interpol's 'most wanted' list.

Friday, May 29, 2009 5:14:12 PM

PM to hold culture portfolio
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) With no one in the 79-member council of ministers entrusted with the culture ministry, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be holding the portfolio, PMO officials said here Friday.

Friday, May 29, 2009 4:33:06 PM

Vayalar Ravi takes charge of overseas Indian affairs ministry
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Indian government was seriously considering 'an institutionalised mechanism' to prevent racist attacks on Indians abroad, Vayalar Ravi said Friday after taking charge of the overseas Indian affairs ministry.

Friday, May 29, 2009 3:51:27 PM

Heir apparent Stalin is deputy chief minister in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) M.K. Stalin, the popular younger son of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, was Friday named deputy chief minister in a clear signal that he would get to head the DMK and rule the state at a future date.

Friday, May 29, 2009 3:47:43 PM

Kerala to recruit 6,000 police constables
Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 (IANS) Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Friday announced a number of steps to modernise the state's police force including recruitment of nearly 6,000 constables by September.

Friday, May 29, 2009 3:17:03 PM

Congress to agitate against Madhya Pradesh water crisis
Bhopal, May 29 (IANS) The Congress's Madhya Pradesh unit will stage demonstrations at every district headquarters in the state Saturday against the alleged laxity of the government in tackling the ongoing water crisis.

Friday, May 29, 2009 3:09:07 PM

Discovering new vaccines top priority: Azad
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) India will focus on developing new vaccines to fight new diseases surfacing worldwide, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said soon after taking charge Friday.

Friday, May 29, 2009 2:54:01 PM

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