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Restrictions to prevent violence ahead of PM's Kashmir visit
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) Restrictions were 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 10:54:01 AM

BJP fields Jethmalani from Rajasthan for Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday decided to field former union minister Ram Jethmalani as the party's candidate for Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan.

Sunday, June 06, 2010 11:29:01 PM

70 percent vote in Haryana panchayat polls, three killed
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) At least 70 percent polling was recorded in the first phase Haryana's 'panchayat' (council) elections Sunday as post-poll violence claimed three lives and injured dozen others, officials said.

Sunday, June 06, 2010 10:55:36 PM

BJP to protest Delhi blocking lower power tariff
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will protest Monday against the Delhi government for not allowing power regulator Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to reduce power tariff in the city.

Sunday, June 06, 2010 10:05:42 PM

Sovan Chatterjee to be new Kolkata mayor
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Sovan Chatterjee, a longtime loyalist of Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, will be the new mayor of Kolkata, the newly elected party councillors of the city civic agency decided at their first meeting Sunday.

Sunday, June 06, 2010 10:02:16 PM

Six killed, 20 injured in West Bengal accident
Siliguri (West Bengal), June 6 (IANS) Six people were killed and 20 injured when a pick-up van overturned in the Seven Mile area of West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district Sunday, police said.

Sunday, June 06, 2010 9:45:42 PM

Omar Abdullah reviews security ahead of PM's visit
Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday reviewed the security scenario and law and order situation in the state ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit Monday.

Sunday, June 06, 2010 9:45:17 PM

Will take steps to regain people's support: CPI-M
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Four days after it was routed in the municipal polls in West Bengal, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Sunday that it will take steps to regain people's support in the state.

Sunday, June 06, 2010 9:18:24 PM

Major suspended, colonel removed over Kashmir killings
Srinagar/New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A day ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Kashmir trip, the Indian Army Sunday removed a colonel from his command and suspended a major over three civilians' killing in an alleged staged shootout April 30, officials said.

Sunday, June 06, 2010 8:50:18 PM

PM to visit Kashmir, may offer talks to separatists
New Delhi/Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit the Kashmir Valley for two days beginning Monday during which he is expected to renew talks offer to separatist leaders and review central government-sponsored developmental works in the state.

Sunday, June 06, 2010 8:10:11 PM

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