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Congress dumps old allies, embraces former BJP man
Ranchi, Nov 5 (IANS) The Congress party has dumped its old allies in the coming assembly elections in Jharkhand and found a new ally in former chief minister Babulal Marandi, formerly of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Thursday, November 05, 2009 1:32:03 PM

Koda moved from ICU to general ward, ED set for arrest
Ranchi, Nov 5 (IANS) As officials of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) readied to arrest him, former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, at the centre of a Rs.2,500 crore money laundering scam, was Thursday shifted from the ICU to the general ward of the Apollo Hospital.

Thursday, November 05, 2009 1:13:04 PM

800 Lamas to welcome Dalai Lama in Arunachal
Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 5 (IANS) More than 800 Buddhist monks led by their high priests will welcome Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama when he arrives the mountainous northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh Sunday amid mounting protests from China over his visit.

Thursday, November 05, 2009 12:38:23 PM

BJP's gateway to south, or highway to disaster? (Letter from Bangalore)
Bangalore, Nov 5 (IANS) The ongoing power struggle in the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first government in Karnataka threatens to shatter the party's dream to make the state a launch pad for ruling southern India.

Thursday, November 05, 2009 11:32:36 AM

Yeddyurappa to meet Reddy brothers in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said Thursday that he would meet Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders as well as the dissident Reddy brothers, both of whom are ministers, in a bid to resolve the intensifying political crisis in the state.

Thursday, November 05, 2009 10:56:50 AM

Virbhadra Singh fighting 'survival battle' in pocket borough
Rohru (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sees its first real opportunity to wrest this pocket borough of union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh in Saturday's by-election, thanks to infighting in his Congress party. In the past two decades Rohru voters have sent the former chief minister to the state assembly five times.

Thursday, November 05, 2009 10:15:52 AM

I am Mulayam's Hanuman: Amar Singh
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) general secretary Amar Singh Wednesday said he is party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's Hanuman, thus comparing himself to the monkey god and the party chief to Lord Ram. He also referred to Chief Minister Mayawati's rule as 'Ravan raj'.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 11:47:05 PM

Koda's house sealed, Swiss bank links being probed
Ranchi, Nov 4 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda's residence here was sealed Wednesday amid allegations that he had amassed illegal assets worth crores. Efforts are also on to find out if he deposited money in Swiss banks, sources said.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 10:24:52 PM

Yeddyurappa lands in Delhi, rebels insist on his removal
New Delhi/Bangalore, Nov 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, faced with dissidents' demands for his ouster, arrived in New Delhi late Wednesday for talks with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leaders who have been struggling to hammer a compromise for a week now.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 10:17:04 PM

Congress wins speaker, deputy speaker's posts in Arunachal
Itanagar, Nov 4 (IANS) Candidates of the ruling Congress, Wanglin Lowangdong and Tapang Taloh were Wednesday elected unopposed as the speaker and deputy speaker respectively of the Arunachal Pradesh assembly.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 9:37:32 PM

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