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Illegal mining stalls Karnataka assembly for third day
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) As Governor H.R. Bhardwaj camped in New Delhi to brief the central government on the situation in Karnataka over protests against illegal mining, assembly proceedings were disrupted for the third day Wednesday with the opposition insisting on a CBI probe into the scandal.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 4:49:37 PM

Amarinder blames Haryana's Congress government for floods
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh Wednesday blamed his party's government in Haryana for 'illegally' constructing the Hansi-Butana canal, causing widespread flooding in some districts of the state.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 4:46:06 PM

No 'running commentary' on Goa drug probe: Police
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) The Goa Police said Wednesday they will not provide a 'running commentary' on the probe into the alleged police-politician-drug mafia nexus in which state home minister Ravi Naik's son is said to be involved.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 4:28:34 PM

States asked to revisit anti-Maoist strategy
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The four states worst-affected by the Maoists - Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa and West Bengal - were Wednesday asked to revisit their operational strategy and create a unified command with a retired major general as its member.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 4:17:12 PM

Why should we be banned, asks Kerala Muslim leader
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A radical Muslim leader in Kerala dismisses charges of terrorism flung at his outfit and insists there is not even one reason for the Popular Front of India (PFI) to be banned.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 2:31:25 PM

Murky goings on in Karnataka make India sit up (Letter From Bangalore)
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Bellary, Belekeri, the Reddy brothers, Lok Ayukta N. Santosh Hegde are on their way to becoming household names across India as the illegal iron ore mining issue in Karnataka threatens to explode in the face of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first government in southern India.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 2:16:57 PM

Election Commission censures Andhra Congress chief
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Election Commission has warned D. Srinivas, the Congress president in Andhra Pradesh, to be more cautious and not violate the model code of conduct in the July 27 by-election in Telangana region.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 12:53:26 PM

Jharkhand's ex-CMs live life kingsize - on public money
Ranchi, July 14 (IANS) A sprawling eight-room bungalow with a field in front and a swimming pool under construction. No, that's not the home of a superstar but of veteran politician Babulal Marandi, who like the other three former Jharkhand chief ministers lives life king-size -- on public money.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 12:48:20 PM

Left cannot align with either Congress or BJP: Karat
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Tuesday said the Left could not align with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) or the Congress as they represented the interests of the 'big bourgeoisie'.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 11:59:13 PM

Meira Kumar to address women speakers' annual meet
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar leaves for Switzerland's capital Bern Wednesday to attend the two-day sixth annual meeting of women speakers of parliament that begins July 16. She will also address a session on empowering women.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:33:46 PM

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