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Land row: Violence, arson rage in Jammu
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) A dozen policemen were injured, a police post and government buildings were set ablaze and a railway track was uprooted in escalated violence here Tuesday amid growing communal unrest in Jammu and Kashmir over controversial land which was first allotted to and then reclaimed from a Hindu shrine board.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 8:41:25 PM

Land to Videocon Group sparks political row in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) A major business proposal cleared by the Maharashtra government has created a logjam between two political rivals - Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and his bete noire Revenue Minister Narayan Rane.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 8:40:24 PM

Central team reviews situation in Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) A high-level central team comprising Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta and Defence Secretary Vijay Singh Tuesday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 8:39:05 PM

Andhra Pradesh's Muslim quota temporarily allowed
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday temporarily allowed the Andhra Pradesh government to reserve four percent seats for Muslim students in various professional colleges of the state.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 8:36:56 PM

Trains starting from Jammu cancelled
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Northern Railways Tuesday cancelled trains starting from Jammu Tawi and Udhampur as a precautionary measure following violent agitations in the Jammu region.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 8:34:33 PM

Jammu protesters deny 'economic blockade' of Kashmir
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) The umbrella organisation of some Hindu groups spearheading the agitation for the restoration of land allotment to Amarnath shrine board here Tuesday denied they had created an 'economic blockade' to the Muslim-majority Kashmir Valley.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 8:31:53 PM

JDS helps Congress bag Karnataka council chairperson post
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) Janata Dal-Secular headed by former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda Tuesday helped Congress bag the post of chairperson of the Karnataka legislative council dashing ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's hopes of having its nominee elected.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 7:48:02 PM

Two MDMK MPs to join DMK
Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu), Aug 5 (IANS) Two of Tamil Nadu's four MDMK MPs, L. Ganeshan and Gingee Ramachandran, will join the ruling DMK.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 7:47:45 PM

Supreme Court allows SMS curbs in Jammu region
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday allowed the Jammu and Kashmir government to curb the circulation of inflammatory and communal SMSes in the Jammu region, overruling the Jammu and Kashmir High Court's order.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 7:47:14 PM

Badal's 'handpicked' man forced to quit top Sikh body
Amritsar, Aug 5 (IANS) Joginder Singh Vedanti, the head of the Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikh religion, resigned from his post Tuesday after he was asked to do so. Harmandar Sahib head priest Gurbachan Singh was named the acting head (Jathedar) of the Akal Takht within hours.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 7:23:45 PM

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