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Amarnath row 'manufactured' to damage secular fabric: Congress
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Apparently targetting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress Thursday said the Amarnath land controversy that has led to unrest in Jammu and Kashmir was 'manufactured' to damage the secular fabric of the country.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:59:31 PM

Thousands court arrest over Amarnath land row
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Thousands of agitators in Delhi, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Orissa courted arrest to protest the revocation of land allotted to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board in Jammu and Kashmir.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:55:53 PM

Sonia to address farmers rally in Greater Noida
Greater Noida, Aug 21 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will next month address a rally here in which she is expected to highlight the farmers' plight, especially in the wake of their protests against compensation norms for land acquisition.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:55:13 PM

BJP accuses UPA government of shielding SIMI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday blamed the Congress-led government for a tribunal's earlier ruling that lifted the ban on the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) despite the evidence against it which was presented to the Supreme Court Wednesday.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:53:35 PM

Himachal Pradesh to formulate policy on managing shrines
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Eighteen days after the Naina Devi stampede in which 145 people lost their lives, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday directed the officials to formulate a policy on managing religious shrines so that no tragedy like the hilltop temple stampede recurs in the state.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:52:01 PM

Congress protesters clash with police in Singur
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Thousands of Congress workers opposing land acquisition clashed with police near the Tata Motors factory at Singur in West Bengal Thursday.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:42:50 PM

Left leaders meet Gowda over lunch
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Taking forward their talk of forming a Third Front, leaders of the two main Left parties met Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader and former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda here Thursday.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:40:56 PM

About 96,000 VHP activists court arrest in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) About 96,000 activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Thursday courted arrest across Uttar Pradesh to demand restoration of land to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board in Jammu and Kashmir, a VHP leader here said.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:21:26 PM

Now, Track-II moves to douse Kashmir fire
New Delhi/Srinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) With the crisis in Jammu and Kashmir over transfer of land to a Hindu shrine continuing to fester, the government is trying out Track-II initiatives to create a positive climate for defusing the trouble by reaching out to all stakeholders in the conflict.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 6:22:07 PM

West Bengal has no plans to meet Tata
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government is unlikely to hold any meeting with Tata Motors chairman Ratan Tata Friday, Industries Minister Nirupam Sen said here Thursday.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 6:20:39 PM

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