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Bengal borders to be sealed ahead of voting day
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) Intra-state borders of West Bengal will be sealed one day before voting in all the six phases of April-May assembly elections to prevent smuggling of arms, liquor and intrusion of fake voters, said Chief Electoral Officer Sunil Gupta Saturday.

Sunday, March 27, 2011 12:08:08 AM

No more forced land acquisition, says Buddhadeb
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) Emphasising that the Left Front government in West Bengal has learnt a necessary lesson from the Singur fiasco, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said it has decided to be more careful before acquiring land for industry.

Sunday, March 27, 2011 12:06:29 AM

4,280 candidates in Tamil Nadu as nominations close
Chennai, March 26 (IANS) A total of 4, 280 nominations were filed for the April 13 elections to the 234-member Tamil Nadu Assembly, election officials said Saturday.

Saturday, March 26, 2011 11:54:35 PM

Agnivesh attacked by protesters, two officials transferred
Raipur, March 26 (IANS) Social activist Swami Agnivesh and media persons accompanying him were Saturday assaulted by some people, suspected to be special police officers (SPOs), in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district while they were on way to a forested area where policemen had allegedly burnt down over 200 huts of tribals. Top district officials were transferred after the incident.

Saturday, March 26, 2011 11:38:02 PM

1,373 nominations for Kerala polls
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 (IANS) A total of 1,373 candidates have submitted their nominations for the April 13 polls for Kerala's 140-seat assembly, state election officials said Saturday.

Saturday, March 26, 2011 10:49:01 PM

1,373 nominations for Kerala polls
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 (IANS) A total of 1,373 candidates have submitted their nominations for the April 13 polls for Kerala's 140-seat assembly, state election officials said Saturday.

Saturday, March 26, 2011 10:23:20 PM

Jaitley dismisses Wikileaks expose
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Saturday trashed a US embassy cable, released by Wikileaks, in which an American diplomat purportedly wrote that Jaitley had remarked during a meeting that Hindu nationalism was an 'opportunistic' issue.

Saturday, March 26, 2011 10:15:28 PM

Mamata promises new land policy for West Bengal
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Saturday said her party will simultaneously make a new land policy for West Bengal, along with the central government, if it wins the April-May assembly elections.

Saturday, March 26, 2011 10:01:13 PM

Invest in social sectors, PM urges Indian industry
Ahmedabad, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday urged Indian industry to invest in social sectors, pointing out there were many business opportunities in keeping a billion Indians well fed, healthy and educated and providing them employment would create one of the world's largest consumer markets.

Saturday, March 26, 2011 9:37:39 PM

Modi slams centre's 'indifference', seeks crude royalty compensation
Ahmedabad, March 26 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi slammed the centre for what he termed as its discriminatory policy and demanded immediate allocation of gas to power plants in the state.

Saturday, March 26, 2011 9:08:12 PM

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