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UPA-II touts economic growth, 'new deal' with rural India (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday singled out resilience of the Indian economy in times of global meltdown as a signature achievement of UPA II's first year in office, and pushed for 'new frontiers' in implementing the social inclusion agenda, including food security act and education for all.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 9:28:36 PM

Fund for workers abroad among steps for disapora's welfare: UPA
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Setting up a fund for distressed Indian workers abroad and a global network of Indian origin people were among the important achievements of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in extending its hand of help to the diaspora during the first year of its second term.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 8:55:14 PM

BJP to launch campaign against BSP
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said it will launch a statewide campaign against the Uttar Pradesh government from June 3 over acute shortages of power and drinking water.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 8:54:43 PM

PM gives assurance on food bill, but not on women's quota
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said his government was committed to enactment of the National Food Security Act, but gave no similar assurance on the women's reservation bill.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 8:20:41 PM

Will enforce writ of state in Maoist-prone areas: PM
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The government will enforce the writ of the state in dealing with the challenge of Maoist violence, while pursuing a policy to address the grassroots developmental concerns, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday while releasing the UPA-II's report card to mark one year in office.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 8:07:48 PM

Kamat laughs off queries on minister's 'partner' death
Panaji, June 1 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Tuesday shocked journalists when he burst into a sudden fit of laughter when asked to comment on the mysterious death of Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco's alleged 'partner' due to poisoning.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 7:45:57 PM

Mamata irresponsible in skipping cabinet meet, says CPI-M
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's skipping a cabinet meeting on Jharkhand showed her 'irresponsible nature'.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 7:40:20 PM

Congress claims RLD, SP support in Rajya Sabha polls
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Congress said Tuesday that the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) have assured support to its candidate in the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 7:06:45 PM

Give up 'hypocrisy' of love for Dalits, BJP tells Rahul Comment1
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to stop his 'hypocrisy of love for Dalits' and instead ensure rehabilitation of the 150 families of the community forced out of their homes by upper castes in Haryana.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 6:50:45 PM

Jharkhand put under president's rule again Comment1
Ranchi/New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Jharkhand was Tuesday placed under president's rule -- for the second time in just over a year, and less than six months after Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren's second stint.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 6:49:49 PM

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