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Sonia Gandhi calls off Srinagar visit
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has cancelled her Srinagar leg of her visit to Jammu and Kashmir May 29, official sources said late Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 11:49:47 PM

BJP again criticises UPA-II on governance
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday criticised the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance-II (UPA) government's first year in power, saying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh indulged in 'falsehood' on a number of critical issues facing the country.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 10:09:29 PM

INLD wants assembly meet to ban same-gotra marriages
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) Wednesday sought a special session of the Haryana assembly to move a resolution to amend the Hindu Marriage Act and to ban marriages in the same 'gotra' (lineage).

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 9:25:04 PM

Mayawati is worth Rs.88 crore -- officially
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday filed her nomination papers seeking a fresh term in the Vidhan Parishad, declaring assets worth Rs.88 crore, a hike of Rs.36 crore from 2007.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 8:23:51 PM

President, PM greet nation on Buddha Purnima
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday greeted the nation on the eve of Buddha Purnima, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha to be celebrated Thursday.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 8:17:16 PM

More will join AIADMK-led alliance, says Jayalalithaa
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J.Jayalalithaa Wednesday declared that she does not want to lose any party member and said there were chances of more political parties joining her party-led alliance to fight the assembly elections next year.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 7:59:10 PM

JVM-P not averse to forming government with Congress
Ranchi, May 26 (IANS) The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) Wednesday said it was not averse to forming a government in alliance with the Congress after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) withdrew support to the Shibu Soren-led government.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 7:45:10 PM

PDP leader sacked for vulgarity against Omar
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expelled one of its leaders, A.K. Sawhney, for using vulgar language against Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. But Sawhney claimed he quit on his own.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 7:33:04 PM

Mayawati is officially worth Rs.88 crore
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday filed her nomination seeking a fresh term in the Vidhan Parishad (upper house) in which she declared assets worth Rs.88 crore, an increase in Rs.36 crore from 2007.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 7:29:59 PM

Caste-based census a sensitive issue: Congress
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said a caste-based census is a sensitive issue and there is difference of opinion on it - even within the political parties.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 7:24:01 PM

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