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Agricultural growth doubled under UPA government: PM
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said India's agriculture sector grew at 4.7 percent in the last three years, nearly double the growth registered during the previous National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government.

Thursday, August 07, 2008 9:20:02 PM

Vohra appoints three advisors
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Thursday appointed three advisors to assist him run the affairs of the state during the governor's rule.

Thursday, August 07, 2008 9:19:30 PM

Mamata ready for talks with Tatas on Singur project
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday said she is 'not averse' to the Tata Motors' small car project in West Bengal and was ready for talks with the automobile major - signalling a way out of the impasse over farmland acquisition that has hampered the project.

Thursday, August 07, 2008 9:02:09 PM

BJP to launch 'peaceful' protest for Amarnath land
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Blaming the Congress-led central government for the crisis in Jammu and Kashmir over transfer of land to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said it will launch a nationwide peaceful protest from Monday.

Thursday, August 07, 2008 8:59:39 PM

Remove Deshmukh to save Congress in Maharashtra: Rane
New Delhi/Nagpur, Aug 7 (IANS) Virtually issuing an ultimatum to the Congress high command, Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane said here Thursday a leadership change was imperative in the state if the party had to win the forthcoming assembly and Lok Sabha elections.

Thursday, August 07, 2008 8:26:19 PM

BJP will continue agitation for Amarnath land: Mishra
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday reiterated its demand for restoration of the land transfer to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board for pilgrim facilities.

Thursday, August 07, 2008 8:25:36 PM

Mukherjee, Patil with all-party delegation to visit Jammu
Jammu, Aug 7 (IANS) An all-party delegation, including External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister Shivraj Patil, will visit Jammu Saturday to find a solution to the impasse over land for the Amarnath shrine management. The state administration has also invited protesters here for talks.

Thursday, August 07, 2008 8:18:05 PM

BJP, RSS to blame for Jammu unrest, says CPI-M
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Blaming the BJP and the RSS for whipping up communal passions for electoral gains in Jammu and Kashmir over the Amarnath shrine land row, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has asked the central government to initiate efforts to find a way out of the problem.

Thursday, August 07, 2008 8:03:51 PM

Rane in Delhi, Congress hopes to placate him
New Delhi/Nagpur, Aug 7 (IANS) A day after threatening to quit the party over his differences with Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane arrived in New Delhi to meet the Congress leaders.

Thursday, August 07, 2008 8:02:53 PM

Chhattisgarh regional party president joins Congress
Raipur, Aug 7 (IANS) P. Raghavan, working president of the Chhattisgarh Vikas Party, a regional political outfit, joined the Congress Thursday.

Thursday, August 07, 2008 7:13:01 PM

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