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Defamation suit filed against Varun Gandhi
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader and member of parliament Varun Gandhi has been dragged to court by V.M. Singh, his uncle and Congress candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit constituency in 2009 general elections, alleging defamation.

Monday, June 07, 2010 5:56:08 PM

Court gives bail to former deputy speaker of Manipur
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday extended bail granted to a former deputy speaker of the Manipur legislative assembly by one month in a case of alleged unlawful activities to allow him visit his riot-hit constituency.

Monday, June 07, 2010 5:42:13 PM

Anand Sharma, Jethmalani file papers for Rajya Sabha poll
Jaipur, June 7 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani were among the six contestants who filed their nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha election and by-poll slated for June 17 in Rajasthan.

Monday, June 07, 2010 5:15:54 PM

Six Tamil Nadu Rajya Sabha nominees set to be elected unopposed
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) Six candidates - three from DMK, two from AIADMK and one from the Congress - are set to be elected unopposed in the June 17 Rajya Sabha elections from Tamil Nadu.

Monday, June 07, 2010 5:00:06 PM

Mallya contesting Rajya Sabha poll with JD-S support
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) Liquor baron Vijay Mallya Monday filed nomination papers as an Independent candidate for the June 17 polls to four Rajya Sabha seats from Karnataka with the backing of Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S).

Monday, June 07, 2010 4:48:46 PM

Jairam Ramesh, five others elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha
Hyderabad, June 7 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Environment Jairam Ramesh, former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Nedurumalli Janardhan Reddy and four others were Monday elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from the state.

Monday, June 07, 2010 3:36:28 PM

Congress backs Orissa businessman for Rajya Sabha
Bhubaneswar, June 7 (IANS) Orissa's opposition Congress has backed businessman Tara Patnaik as an independent candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections.

Monday, June 07, 2010 2:52:03 PM

Congress nominates Maruthi for Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Congress Monday announced the name of party leader T.V. Maruthi as its second candidate for the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka.

Monday, June 07, 2010 2:46:02 PM

PM arrives in Srinagar
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived Monday in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day visit.

Monday, June 07, 2010 1:07:40 PM

Tight security, restrictions in Srinagar for PM visit
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) Security was heightened and restrictions imposed in parts of Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar to prevent violence as a general shutdown against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit Monday affected life across the city.

Monday, June 07, 2010 11:43:14 AM

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