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Third Front rejected by people: CPI-M
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) The Third Front cobbled up by the Left parties ahead of the Lok Sabha polls has been rejected by the people, the West Bengal unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) conceded Sunday, while identifying flaws in running the party and the government in the state.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 11:48:11 PM

Bhupinder Singh is Congress leader in Orissa assembly
Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) Former Orissa minister Bhupinder Singh was Sunday unanimously elected leader of Congress party in the state assembly, party sources said.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 10:05:04 PM

Mamata accuses CPI-M of post-poll violence in West Bengal
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday alleged that after its debacle in the Lok Sabha elections, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) that leads West Bengal's Left Front government was unleashing violence on her party's workers.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 10:02:43 PM

Azam-Amar feud: SP expels its founder leader
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) The intra-party feud between Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders Azam Khan and Amar Singh that had virtually turned into a street-fight culminated Sunday in the expulsion of the former from the party for six years.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 9:48:33 PM

DMK to join government, likely to get seven berths
New Delhi/Chennai, May 24 (IANS) The DMK Sunday decided to put behind its wrangling with the Congress and join the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government after settling for seven ministerial berths, including three of cabinet rank, sources said.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 8:54:17 PM

Vajpayee 'fine' after medical check-up at AIIMS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sunday underwent what doctors said was 'a regular check-up' at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 6:56:50 PM

Sikh radicals reject PM's plea to forget 1984
Amritsar, May 24 (IANS) Rejecting the advice from the country's first Sikh prime minister, Manmohan Singh, to forget the events of 1984, radical Sikh leaders Sunday gave a call for a 'genocide remembrance march' next month.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 6:25:54 PM

Emotional Vayalar Ravi in Kochi to meet convalescing wife
Kochi, May 24 (IANS) It was an emotional moment for Vayalar Ravi as he returned here Sunday after being sworn in as cabinet minister Friday, and went straight to meet his wife Mercy Ravi who is convalescing at a hospital.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 6:21:12 PM

Basu asks CPI-M leaders to reach out to people
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) patriarch Jyoti Basu has asked senior party leaders to reach out to the people of West Bengal to find out the reason for the party's poor showing in the Lok Sabha polls, his personal aide said.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 6:18:41 PM

Nandigram longs for peace after Lok Sabha polls
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) With the Lok Sabha poll process over and West Bengal's opposition Trinamool Congress winning Tamluk seat, Jakir Hussain Khan, 30, of Tekhali village and others in West Bengal's Nandigram region long for return to peace after more than two years of political clashes.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 4:45:21 PM

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