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DMK to ally with PMK, but no Rajya Sabha seat for Ramadoss
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) The ruling DMK Sunday decided to ally with the PMK but expressed inability to offer it a Rajya Sabha seat this time, dashing hopes of PMK leader and former central health minister Anbumani Ramadoss's re-election.

Sunday, May 30, 2010 8:59:34 PM

Madhya Pradesh chief minister's chopper loses way
Bhopal, May 30 (IANS) A helicopter in which Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was travelling to a function lost its way in a dust haze, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, May 30, 2010 8:40:50 PM

BJP seeks impartial probe into West Bengal train crash
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Accusing the central and the West Bengal governments, and the railway ministry of indulging in a blame game over Friday's train tragedy for electoral gains, the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Sunday demanded that the prime minister institute an impartial inquiry into the accident.

Sunday, May 30, 2010 7:05:06 PM

Let ULFA give formal proposal for peace talks, says Gogoi
Guwahati, May 30 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Sunday asked the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) to formally apprise the state government of its decision on opening peace talks to end three decades of insurgency in the region.

Sunday, May 30, 2010 6:53:04 PM

West Bengal's intellectuals divided over rail disaster
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Intellectuals in West Bengal have unanimously condemned the deaths in Friday's train accident in Jhargram but are divided in fixing responsibility for it.

Sunday, May 30, 2010 5:52:50 PM

Yeddyurappa completes two years, hopes remaining term will be smooth
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first government in Karnataka completes two years Sunday with the party and Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa praying that dissidence which made him shed tears in public and the scandals that sullied the image of the government do not recur.

Sunday, May 30, 2010 3:44:41 PM

Sporadic clashes mar West Bengal civic polls
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Sporadic clashes were reported from many places in West Bengal Sunday as urban voters queued up to cast their votes for the civic body polls considered the last trial of strength for the contesting parties ahead of the assembly election showdown next year.

Sunday, May 30, 2010 3:03:09 PM

You can't please all (Capital Buzz)
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) It was dubbed as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's first national press conference since 2004, but while the prime minister earned plaudits for his performance his media adviser got brickbats for his handling of the event and for his exclusion of some of the industry's pundits who promptly made a big issue of it.

Sunday, May 30, 2010 2:01:11 PM

West Bengal holds crucial civic polls, clashes reported
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Sporadic clashes were reported from many places in West Bengal Sunday as urban voters queued up to cast votes for civic body polls in the shadow of Friday's train tragedy and the political bickering over it.

Sunday, May 30, 2010 12:53:30 PM

Media meet by Trinamool supporters ends in chaos
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) A media meet called by intellectuals close to the Trinamool Congress Saturday holding West Bengal's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) responsible for the Gyaneshwari Express tragedy ended in chaos Saturday.

Saturday, May 29, 2010 11:20:26 PM

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