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Kalavati to campaign for 'third front' in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Kalavati Bandurkar, a farmer's widow who became the face of the common people after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi spoke of her plight in parliament, is not only fighting the Maharashtra assembly elections but also campaigning for the 'third front'.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 11:30:58 PM

PM didn't ask Uttar Pradesh for report on job scheme: official
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has not asked for any report about the implementation of National Rural Employment Scheme (NREGS) in Uttar Pradesh, a state government spokesperson said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 10:35:36 PM

West Bengal lagging in urban scheme implementation: Minister
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) West Bengal is lagging behind in implementing the projects sanctioned under the Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission (JNURM) scheme, Union Minister of State for Urban Development Saugata Roy said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 10:35:31 PM

Politics of confrontation should be avoided, urges Somnath
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Wednesday said that politics of confrontation should be avoided and that there were 'some national issues which we need to achieve working together'.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 10:07:48 PM

After top cop, Mayawati brings new Lucknow district magistrate
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) Less than a day after replacing the state police chief, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday named Amit Ghosh as the new district magistrate of Lucknow.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 9:26:15 PM

Rahul Gandhi on a surprise visit to Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi reached Uttar Pradesh Wednesday on an unannounced visit, to the surprise of his party leaders and state police alike.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 9:14:57 PM

Maharashtra poll: Congress fields president's son Rajendra Shekhawat
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday named Rajendra Shekhawat, son of President Pratibha Patil, as its candidate from the prestigious Amravati assembly constituency of Vidarbha in eastern Maharashtra. The nomination was being spoken about for about a month.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 9:02:53 PM

Noida to reserve plots for weaker section
Noida, Sep 23 (IANS) The administrative board of Noida, the capital city's suburb, has decided to reserve 18 percent residential plots for the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) applicants, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 9:02:43 PM

NCP retains all its Maharashtra ministers in first poll list
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has retained all its state ministers in the first list of 80 candidates it released Wednesday for the Oct 13 Maharashtra assembly elections.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 8:34:51 PM

Poll panel asked to respond to plea on EVM standards
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Election Commission to respond to Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's plea that electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in India lacked necessary safeguards to protect the integrity of a poll outcome and demanded that they be replaced.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 7:14:39 PM

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