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Soren asked to prove majority by May 31
Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren, whose government was reduced to a minority Monday after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) formally withdrew support, has been asked to prove its majority by May 31 by Governor M.O.H. Farook.

Monday, May 24, 2010 6:43:21 PM

Fire disrupts live telecast of PM's press meet
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The live uplink to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's press conference got abruptly cut off Monday due to a minor fire in the outside broadcasting (OB) van of Doordarshan which was telecasting the conference.

Monday, May 24, 2010 6:41:35 PM

Samajwadi Party to offer legal help to poor
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) said Monday that its lawyers and experts will provide free-of-cost legal assistance to the poor people of Uttar Pradesh.

Monday, May 24, 2010 6:34:32 PM

From Rahul to Pakistan: What the PM spake
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Key quotes of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh from his press conference Monday, when he spoke on a range of issues -- from Maoist violence and Pakistan to his equation with Congress president Sonia Gandhi and the future of Rahul Gandhi:

Monday, May 24, 2010 6:34:16 PM

JMM, Congress hold closed-door talks on Jharkhand
Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) The ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and the Congress have started closed-door talks to form an alternative government in Jharkhand after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) formally withdrew support to the Shibu Soren-led government Monday.

Monday, May 24, 2010 6:16:00 PM

PM speaks on various issues
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh answered questions on a range of issues -- from Maoist violence and Jammu and Kashmir to his equation with Congress president Sonia Gandhi and the future of Rahul Gandhi -- during his press conference Monday to mark first year of United Progressive Alliance government's second term.

Monday, May 24, 2010 6:13:09 PM

No retirement plan, UPA II can do much better: PM
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Ruling out retirement, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday forecast an economic growth rate of 10 percent in mid-term and underlined his resolve to improve relations with Pakistan, saying better ties with neighbours were necessary to realise India's development potential.

Monday, May 24, 2010 6:04:56 PM

BJP pulls plug, Jharkhand government in minority
Ranchi/New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday withdrew support to the five-month-old Shibu Soren-led government in Jharkhand, reducing it to a minority and plunging the state into political uncertainty yet again.

Monday, May 24, 2010 4:59:16 PM

In Kashmir, Sonia will battle the flames in Congress
Jammu, May 24 (IANS) In a state where the Islamist insurgency shows no signs of ending, Congress president Sonia Gandhi will have a more pressing task on hand when she visits Jammu and Kashmir Saturday: ending the intensifying feuds within her party.

Monday, May 24, 2010 4:53:33 PM

Manmohan Singh clinical, journos lack punch
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Manmohan Singh was his usual taciturn self at the much awaited press conference Monday to mark the first year of the UPA government's second term in office, with the 600-odd journalists present letting the confident prime minister off rather lightly by asking scarcely any uncomfortable questions.

Monday, May 24, 2010 4:46:51 PM

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