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Sangarsh Samiti threatens to pull out of talks
Jammu, Aug 25 (IANS) Shri Amarnath Sangarsh Samiti, an organisation of some 30 Hindu groups spearheading an agitation for return of land to a temple trust, Monday threatened to pull out of talks to resolve the row if an alleged repression against peaceful protesters in Jammu was not stopped.

Monday, August 25, 2008 9:53:55 PM

Delhi to get 3,125 new buses
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Monday gave its nod for purchase of 1,250 low-floor CNG AC buses and 1,875 CNG low-floor non-AC buses and directed the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to initiate negotiations for acquiring these buses.

Monday, August 25, 2008 9:16:25 PM

Soren invited to form government, to prove majority Sep 1
Ranchi, Aug 25 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren was Monday invited by Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibte Razi to form the government and asked to prove his majority by Sep 1.

Monday, August 25, 2008 8:30:29 PM

Cash-for-judge scam: Himachal orders probe into land deal
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Monday ordered a probe into a land deal in Solan district involving a judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court following a bribery scandal in Chandigarh.

Monday, August 25, 2008 8:30:07 PM

Five killed, 80 injured in Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar/Jammu, Aug 25 (IANS) Five people were killed and over 50 injured in a curfew-bound Kashmir valley where top separatist leaders were arrested Monday. Violence flared up in Jammu amid the simmering Amarnath land row leaving 30 protesters wounded.

Monday, August 25, 2008 8:02:04 PM

My life is in danger: 1984 riots witness tells court
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Jasbir Singh, a key witness in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and who now lives in California, Monday informed the Delhi High Court through his counsel that he could not come to India to record his statement as his life would be in danger.

Monday, August 25, 2008 7:25:55 PM

Eye camp blindings: Victims to get Rs.500,000 each
Perambalur (Tamil Nadu), Aug 25 (IANS) The 20 people who lost their vision after a private hospital's free eye camp here would be paid Rs.500,000 each as solatium, according to an announcement of Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2008 7:17:22 PM

Trinamool siege of Tata factory enters second day
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Hundreds gathered outside the Tata Motors Nano plant at Singur in West Bengal Monday as protests demanding the return of 400 acres of farmland acquired for the small car project entered the second day, with Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee refusing to compromise.

Monday, August 25, 2008 6:59:44 PM

Amar Singh urges Congress to hurry seat sharing talks
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Apparently worried by the moves to form a strong third front with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati in the forefront, the Samajwadi Party Monday said talks with the COngress on seat sharing in Uttar Pradesh for the next general elections were 'lagging behind' and bogged down by 'unnecessary delays'.

Monday, August 25, 2008 6:36:19 PM

VHP leader's killing triggers widespread violence in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (IANS) Orissa simmered with tension Monday with churches attacked, vehicles torched and rail and road traffic affected as thousands demonstrated in several places as part of a statewide shutdown called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to protest the killing of a leader.

Monday, August 25, 2008 6:30:03 PM

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