Bayana (Rajasthan), May 26 (IANS) Softening his stance, Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla indicated Monday evening that the agitating community members may call off their four-day old agitation that has left at least 37 people dead 'once they see the letter written by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to the prime minister' on their demand for Scheduled Tribe status.
Monday, May 26, 2008 7:48:12 PM
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Haryana's ruling Congress party Monday remained disdainful of former chief minister Bhajan Lal's win in the Adampur assembly by-election, pointing out that his victory margin had fallen in just three years.
Monday, May 26, 2008 7:46:35 PM
Bharatpur (Rajasthan), May 26 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and party general secretary Amar Singh, who were scheduled to meet the agitating Gujjar community and their leader Kirori Singh Bainsla, were Monday turned back from Bharatpur by police officials.
Monday, May 26, 2008 7:15:21 PM
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The agitation of Gujjars in Rajasthan, demanding the Scheduled Tribe status for the community, spread Monday to Uttar Pradesh areas adjoining the national capital. The local protesters not only resorted to blockade of rail tracks, as in Rajasthan, but threatened to disrupt supplies of essential commodities to Delhi unless the central government intervened in the worsening situation.
Monday, May 26, 2008 7:00:48 PM
Malappuram (Kerala), May 26 (IANS) Central minister and Congress leader Vayalar Ravi Monday met Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) Kerala state president Panakkad Muhammedali Shihab Thangal to sort out differences between the two parties that are part of the state's main opposition United Democratic Front (UDF).
Monday, May 26, 2008 5:22:20 PM
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) A day after the drubbing they received from the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Karnataka assembly poll, the Congress and Janata Dal-Secular Monday appeared set to give a torrid time to BJP's first government in the south.
Monday, May 26, 2008 4:53:41 PM
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) After suffering a setback in the just-concluded three-tier panchayat elections in West Bengal, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has called a meeting of the Left Front (LF) here Tuesday to iron out differences with its partners in the alliance.
Monday, May 26, 2008 3:47:20 PM
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) An upbeat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday claimed the support of at least three independents to reach the halfway mark in the 225-member legislative assembly for a working majority and to form its first government in Karnataka - and southern India.
Monday, May 26, 2008 2:33:17 PM
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Shops remained closed in villages of Nandigram region in West Bengal Monday following a 12-hour shutdown called by the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) to protest the death of a party activist.
Monday, May 26, 2008 1:36:52 PM
The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) success story continues. The party hasn't really known any major failure since its Uttar Pradesh debacle, which it shared with the Congress. Since then, it has forged ahead while its great rival has been steadily falling behind.
Monday, May 26, 2008 1:36:28 PM
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