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Kolkata firing: Tripura trooper suspended
Agartala, June 1 (IANS) The Tripura government Tuesday suspended a Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper who fired during the Kolkata civic polls injuring a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activist who has died.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 6:42:42 PM

Andhra ministers back Rosaiah after Jagan's attack
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) A day after Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy blamed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah for last week's violence in Warangal district, state ministers Tuesday came together to defend the chief minister.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 6:28:28 PM

Buddhadeb, Chidambaram have agreed on no CBI probe: Yechury
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and Home Minister P. Chidambaram have agreed on not involving the CBI in the Gyaneshwari Express train accident as the state police have almost cracked the case, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 4:34:03 PM

Banerjee skips cabinet meeting, says she was busy Comment1
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday skipped a meeting of the cabinet committee on political affairs that decided on imposing President's rule in Jharkhand, but denied any friction in the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA).

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 3:13:48 PM

ULFA-government peace talks - who'll take the initiative? (News Analysis)
Guwahati, June 1 (IANS) Initiating the peace process with the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) is getting mired in a verbal duel with both the government and the rebel leadership demanding that the initiative should come from the other side.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 3:06:10 PM

Kolkata police firing victim dies, row over Mamata's comment
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) A Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) worker, who was injured in police firing in Sunday's Kolkata civic poll, died Tuesday as Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee labelled him a 'notorious criminal', sparking protests.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 3:03:54 PM

JMM, BJP condemn president's rule in Jharkhand Comment1
Ranchi, June 1 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may have parted ways to trigger a crisis that saw the union cabinet approve president's rule in Jharkhand Tuesday, but both parties were in sync in condemning the move. The Congress, however, said the central government had no other option.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 2:10:22 PM

Tribal policy will be placed before cabinet soon
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The much-delayed national tribal policy, which aims to give tribals greater control over forest resources, will be placed before the cabinet for approval soon, Tribal Affairs Minister Kantilal Bhuria said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 2:07:50 PM

BJP prefers Sai, Congress struggles for Rajya Sabha selection
Raipur, June 1 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to give tribal leader Nand Kumar Sai another term in the Rajya Sabha while the Congress is yet to finalise its candidate for the elections to the upper house of parliament June 17.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 12:47:41 PM

PM nominates 14 members for National Advisory Council
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has appointed 14 members to the National Advisory Council in consultation with its chair Sonia Gandhi, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 12:45:13 PM

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