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Jammu talks end in stalemate
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) Talks between an all-party delegation from Delhi and an agitating group from Jammu here Saturday failed to break the deadlock as protesters insisted on their 'basic demand' of land being allotted to the Amarnath shrine board.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 7:04:34 PM

And now Kerala CPI-M bats for private investment
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 9 (IANS) For long private capital and investors were pariah for the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), but now the Left government in Kerala has set a target of attracting Rs.250 billion ($6 billion) worth of private investments in the next three years.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 7:04:07 PM

We give shelter to anybody who seeks it: Mukherjee
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) It is the duty of the government to give shelter to every guest of the country, said External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday here, while referring to Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen, who left India in March, returned to New Delhi Friday and was immediately shifted to a safe house.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 7:03:12 PM

Advani urges cadre to 'do or die' for Amarnath cause
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Saturday asked party workers to take a pledge to 'do or die' and push forward the demand for land for Amarnath pilgrims.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 7:02:08 PM

Over 160 people arrested during Ranchi strike
Ranchi, Aug 9 (IANS) Over 160 people were arrested during the dawn to dusk strike here Saturday called by an organisation representing indigenous people to protest the holding of teachers' examination without formulating the state's domicile policy, which would give them benefits in jobs.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 6:59:41 PM

Left stops supporting Karunanidhi government, Congress elated
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) The two major Left parties, CPI-M and CPI, announced Saturday that they will no longer support the minority DMK government in Tamil Nadu - leaving the Congress, a major supporter of the ruling party, jubilant.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 6:44:46 PM

Mayawati declares herself the future PM
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday declared herself India's future prime minister.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 5:54:53 PM

Seize Asaram Bapu's passport: Congress leader
Ahmedabad, Aug 9 (IANS) The passport of religious leader Asaram Bapu should be temporarily seized till the probe into the death of two children in a school run by his ashram here is completed, said Gujarat Congress vice president Ashok Punjabi.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 5:29:12 PM

No paramilitary deployment in Nandigram
Nandigram (West Bengal), Aug 9 (IANS) An all-party meeting led by Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattarcharjee here Saturday ruled out the deployment of paramilitary forces in a town close to this trouble-prone area of East Midnapore district of West Bengal.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 5:05:27 PM

Lok Sabha panel on cash-for-votes scam gets more time
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The seven member Lok Sabha panel constituted to look into three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs' allegations that they were bribed to abstain during the July 22 trust vote has been given an extension till Aug 29 to submit its report to Speaker Somnath Chatterjee.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 4:46:48 PM

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