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Sonia inaugurates campaign in Maharashtra, recalls old bonds
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Recalling the Congress' 'deep bonds' with Mumbai and Maharashtra, party president Sonia Gandhi Monday urged the people of the state to return it back to power in the state in the upcoming assembly elections.

Monday, September 14, 2009 5:47:11 PM

Apex court allocates poll symbols to MNS, others
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday allocated election symbols to three registered but unrecognised political parties from Maharashtra including the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), brushing aside the Election Commission's plea that the move would create practical problems for it.

Monday, September 14, 2009 5:26:34 PM

US delegation meets Dalai Lama
Dharamsala, Sep 14 (IANS) A US delegation Monday met Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in this north Indian town to finalise details of his proposed US visit next month, a Tibetan official said.

Monday, September 14, 2009 4:53:10 PM

Pawar busy, no seat-sharing talks with Congress slated
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Monday said he was not meeting any Congress leader Monday and Tuesday to discuss seat-sharing for Maharashtra elections even as Congress chief Sonia Gandhi flew off to the state to start her campaigning.

Monday, September 14, 2009 4:46:04 PM

Gujarat by-poll results give BJP reason to smile
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Gujarat's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wrested four seats from the Congress and was leading in one constituency in assembly by-elections in the state as votes were counted Monday, giving party leaders here a reason to smile.

Monday, September 14, 2009 2:27:34 PM

Riding on sympathy, Congress retains Andhra assembly seat
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Riding on a sympathy wave, Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress Monday retained the Tekkali assembly seat in the by-election held last week.

Monday, September 14, 2009 11:44:12 AM

Andhra home minister visits YSR chopper crash site
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Home Minister P.Sabita Indra Reddy Sunday visited the hillock in Nallamalla forests in Kurnool district where a helicopter crash Sep 2 killed Chief Minister Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy and four others.

Sunday, September 13, 2009 9:06:35 PM

Communists are conspiring against the railways: Mamata
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday alleged that West Bengal's ruling Communists are 'conspiring' against the Indian Railways and said 'they will be responsible if any accident occurred'.

Sunday, September 13, 2009 8:43:06 PM

Moily moots constitutional changes to curb corruption
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Some constitutional provisions that grant protection to government officials come in the way of anti-corruption efforts and they should be repealed, Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily said here Sunday as he mooted large-scale changes in anti-corruption laws.

Sunday, September 13, 2009 8:12:56 PM

Moily proposes large-scale changes in anti-corruption law
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Responding to Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan's proposal, Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Sunday said there should be no need of prior approval to prosecute corrupt officials.

Sunday, September 13, 2009 5:18:46 PM

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