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Black flags should be shown to BJP: Congress
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The prime minister being shown black flags by Anna Hazare''s supporters in Amritsar was an ''unfortunate incident'', the Congress said Sunday, adding that people should protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for stalling the Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha.

Sunday, January 01, 2012 4:34:46 PM

Will assembly polls lead to early Lok Sabha ballot?
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Both the Congress and BJP are equally confident of sweeping the upcoming elections in five states, but some say a Congress rout could lead to an early Lok Sabha poll.

Sunday, January 01, 2012 4:19:06 PM

Ahead of polls, advisory panel pushes for Muslims'' welfare
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC) has asked the government to focus on welfare of minorities in the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-13 to 2016-17), a recommendation that comes ahead of the assembly polls in five states in January-February.

Sunday, January 01, 2012 1:51:56 PM

Chhattisgarh carves out nine more districts
Raipur, Jan 1 (IANS) Nine more districts came into existence in Chhattisgarh Sunday, taking the total number to 27, Chief Minister Raman Singh said.

Sunday, January 01, 2012 12:59:56 PM

PM begins new year with prayers at Golden Temple
Amritsar, Jan 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began the new year Sunday by offering prayers at Harmandar Sahib, the holiest of Sikh shrines, popularly known as the Golden Temple.

Sunday, January 01, 2012 8:46:06 AM

Congress slams BJP for reservations on Ansari''s decision
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The Congress Saturday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its reservations over Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari adjourning the house sine die Thursday midnight after the government sought more time to study the opposition''s amendments to the Lokpal bill.

Saturday, December 31, 2011 10:52:33 PM

Hazare might be admitted to Pune hospital: Associate
Mumbai/Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 31 (IANS) Anna Hazare, who has been ailing the past few days, is likely to be admitted to a Pune hospital for three days to recuperate, his close associate said here Saturday.

Saturday, December 31, 2011 9:36:12 PM

Rs.120 mn cash, illicit liquor seized in poll-bound Punjab
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) Within a week of the Jan 30 assembly elections being announced in Punjab and the model code of conduct coming into force, authorities across the state have recovered over Rs.120 million (Rs.12 crore) in cash and nearly 8.5 lakh litres of illicit liquor.

Saturday, December 31, 2011 9:24:02 PM

Kashmir opposition slams Omar''s list of 2011 achievements
Jammu, Dec 31 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has said that it has made ''great progress in the year 2011'' in various fields like restoring peace, checking corruption, strengthening panchayati raj institutions and overall development, but the opposition Saturday slammed the government for making false claims.

Saturday, December 31, 2011 9:15:23 PM

May concede some of Trinamool''s Lokpal concerns: Chidambaram
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) The government Saturday expressed confidence that ally Trinamool Congress will come on board when the Lokpal bill is taken up in the budget session of parliament after accepting one or two of its amendments.

Saturday, December 31, 2011 7:55:43 PM

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