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Dalai Lama reaches Rome to attend convention on Tibet
Dharamsala, Nov 16 (IANS) After a weeklong visit to Arunachal Pradesh, exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday reached Rome to attend a convention of parliamentarians on Tibet, an aide said.

Monday, November 16, 2009 6:30:40 PM

Dhoni fan club president in poll fray
Ranchi, Nov 16 (IANS) As president of the Mahendra Singh Dhoni fan club, he's probably officially the biggest fan of the Indian skipper. And with the bat as his election symbol he's all set to enter the poll fray for the Jharkhand assembly elections.

Monday, November 16, 2009 6:22:12 PM

An amiable BJP leader who became an unlikely dissident hero
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) Karnataka Assembly Speaker Jagadish Shettar, a prominent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in the state, Monday quit his post to return to active politics at a time the party's first government in southern India is battling dissidence.

Monday, November 16, 2009 6:10:37 PM

Madhya Pradesh assembly adjourned after tributes to leaders
Bhopal, Nov 16 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh assembly was adjourned for the day Monday after its members paid tributes to noted journalist Prabhash Joshi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pyarelal Khandelwal among others on the first day of the winter session.

Monday, November 16, 2009 5:05:16 PM

Apex court seeks government stand on pre-paid mobile ban in Kashmir
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party chief Bhim Singh has approached the Supreme Court for restoration of pre-paid mobile connections in Kashmir, which were banned by the central government over security concerns.

Monday, November 16, 2009 5:03:35 PM

Politicians, sportsmen react angrily to Thackeray's remarks on Sachin
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's remarks that India's cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar should 'keep off the political pitch' has evoked strong reactions with virtually all political parties and sportsmen condemning Thackeray strongly.

Monday, November 16, 2009 4:54:41 PM

Communist leaders from 60 nations to attend Delhi conference
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Communist leaders from 60 countries will attend the 11th Communist and Workers Parties' International Meeting, to be held here Nov 20-22, a senior communist leader said Monday.

Monday, November 16, 2009 4:15:07 PM

PM 'deeply satisfied' with Mamata, says Trinamool
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Monday rejected reports that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is unhappy with party leader and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee and had asked her for a status report on the railways in a fortnight.

Monday, November 16, 2009 3:26:04 PM

Jharkhand ex-chief ministers campaign hard for top post
Ranchi, Nov 16 (IANS) All of Jharkhand's former chief ministers have hit the campaign trail in right earnest for the forthcoming assembly polls, with most of them eyeing the top post once again. The list includes scam tainted Madhu Koda, who faces charges of laundering Rs.2,500 crore.

Monday, November 16, 2009 2:21:20 PM

Both CPI-M, Trinamool misusing funds: Kabir Suman
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Noted Bengali singer Kabir Suman, who is now a Trinamool Congress MP, has said that he did not see any difference between West Bengal's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the opposition in misusing funds allocated for development work, causing much embarrassment to his party.

Monday, November 16, 2009 1:07:31 PM

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