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BJP leaders court arrest in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L. Ganesan and S. Thirunavukkarasar were among many party workers arrested Wednesday for blocking traffic at the main arterial road of the city here to protest the Jammu and Kashmir government's order cancelling land allotment to the Amarnath Shrine board.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 7:46:12 PM

Jammu shutdown extended till Aug 20
Jammu, Aug 13 (IANS) Agitators here Wednesday extended till Aug 20 the Jammu shutdown to press their demand for restoring land earlier allotted to the Amarnath shrine management.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 7:14:20 PM

Kamraj kin to get aid from Congress
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Kamaladevi, ailing septuagenarian niece of late Congress leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Kamaraj, will receive a monthly pension of Rs.3,000, state party president K.V. Thankabalu announced here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 7:12:12 PM

VHP protests in Hyderabad lead to traffic jams
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Vehicular traffic was thrown out of gear at several places here Wednesday as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists staged road blockades as part of their nationwide protests against the cancellation of land transfer to the Amarnath shrine board in Kashmir.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 7:11:08 PM

Court warrant against former Uttar Pradesh legislator
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A city court Wednesday issued production warrants against former Uttar Pradesh legislator Udai Bhan Singh and eight others for their alleged involvement in the murder of an eyewitness to a triple murder.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 6:30:47 PM

Uttar Pradesh proposes equal inheritance rights for girls
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has proposed amending the law to enable girls get equal rights of inheritance in their parents' agriculture land, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 6:30:28 PM

Stray violence marks VHP road blockade in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Aug 13 (IANS) Office-goers and business people here had a harrowing time Wednesday due to road blockade called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) over the Amarnath land transfer controversy. There were stray incidents of violence at a few places in Madhya Pradesh.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 5:57:21 PM

West Bengal government talks tough on Singur agitation
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) The police would take stern action if any political party stages a demonstration at Singur's Tata Motors factory site and poses an obstruction to the ongoing work there, said Ashok Mohon Chakraborty, West Bengal home secretary, Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 5:47:43 PM

Achuthanandan hits out at rivals in Kerala CPI-M
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 13 (IANS) Faction fights have erupted again within the Kerala unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) after a five-month lull, with Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan hitting out at his rivals Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 5:15:02 PM

Chronicle of a crisis that divided Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) The genesis of the crisis that has seen Jammu ranged against Kashmir lies in what appeared to be a routine order May 26 allotting 40 hectares of land in the valley to create shelters for pilgrims going to Amarnath.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 4:58:49 PM

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