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No quick fix to plight of potato farmers in Bengal: Minister
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) There will be no immediate alleviation of the plight of potato farmers in West Bengal even as the state government is taking measures to combat the crisis, Agricultural Minister Purnendu Basu said on Thursday.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:10:14 PM

Himachal CM leaves chopper for snow-bound people
Shimla, March 19 (IANS) For mitigating the hardships faced by the snow-bound people in Himachal Pradesh, the 80-year-old chief minister has grounded his plans for flying to the national capital.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:02:14 PM

Sensex sheds 152 points; banking stocks tank (Roundup)
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) After rallying over 300 points in the day's trade, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), closed Thursday's trade down 152.45 points or 0.53 percent.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:58:08 PM

SC extends interim bail to Setalvad, husband
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the interim bail granted to advocate-activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand, while referring to a larger bench the question of personal liberty and requirement of effective investigation, including custodial interrogation.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:48:10 PM

Centre offers CBI probe into Karnataka IAS officer's death (Roundup)
New Delhi/Bengaluru, March 19 (IANS) The central government is ready to ask the CBI to investigate the death of IAS officer D.K. Ravi if the Karnataka government agrees to it, Home Minister Rajnath Singh told parliament on Thursday.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:38:04 PM

Chennai Police chief gets NHRC notice
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The NHRC on Thursday issued notice to Chennai Police after a news channel was attacked recently for telecasting a controversial debate show.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:36:12 PM

Madhya Pradesh minister, wife robbed in train near Agra
Bhopal, March 19 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya and his wife were on Thursday robbed in a train near Agra, Uttar Pradesh. They were travelling in an air conditioned compartment from Damoh to Delhi.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:34:04 PM

Modi was prompt in condeming terror incident: Tunisian envoy (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The terror attack in Tunisia that left 19 people dead is a move to "derail" the democratic process in the north African country, said its envoy here Thursday as he expressed gratitude for the "prompt" condemnation of the incident by India.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:18:03 PM

India working on making earthquake predictions possible
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India is making efforts to monitor and study earthquake pre-cursory phenomena in critical seismotectonic regions, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:16:12 PM

Enjoy a healthy relationship with Narendra Modi: Brother Prahlad (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Though he has met Prime Minister Narendra Modi only thrice in the last 13 years, Prahlad Modi enjoys a healthy relationship with his elder brother. He is hoping the Narendra Modi government will sort out the problems dogging Public Distribution System (PDS) shopowners like him in India.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:10:04 PM

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