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Gorkha group calls for 240-hour shutdown next month
Siliguri, May 13 (IANS) Political tempers are again running high in Darjeeling hills of northern West Bengal with the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Thursday calling for a ten-day shutdown next month in support of its demand for a separate Gorkhaland state.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 10:28:03 PM

Maharashtra to monitor all government departments
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Thursday started a Monitoring & Evaluation System (MES) to oversee the functioning of all its departments to make the administration more effective and accountable.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 9:51:15 PM

You have made country proud, PM tells Anand
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said Viswanathan Anand, who retained his world chess champion title for the fourth time, has made the country proud.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 9:51:00 PM

Congress denies indecent remarks against BJP lawmakers
Bhopal, May 13 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Congress Thursday refuted allegations that the party's lawmakers have made indecent remarks against eight ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators, including a woman.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 9:48:24 PM

Vietnam seeks better ties with India
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Vietnam wants to boost its strategic relationship with India, its leaders have told the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M).

Thursday, May 13, 2010 9:26:13 PM

'Muivah rues Manipur could not be persuded for his visit'
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) leader T. Muivah was left ruing the central government's failure to persuade Manipur to allow him visit his native village in the state, an official said, but the Naga leader has acceded to the government's request to defer his visit for now.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 9:16:22 PM

Pawar backs politicians' role in sports organisations
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, who earlier headed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Thursday defended the presence of politicians in sports organisations.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 8:31:09 PM

West Bengal poll may be advanced to October: Mamata
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief and Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday claimed that the West Bengal assembly polls due next year may be advanced to October if her party won the coming Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 7:54:39 PM

SP, RJD put Gadkari in dog house for his remark Comment1
Chandigarh/Patna/New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari's 'regret' for his remarks likening Mulayam Singh Yadav and Lalu Prasad to 'dogs who lick the feet of the Congress and Sonia (Gandhi)', failed to cut ice with the two leaders and their parties threatened legal action and even to pay him back in the same coin.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 7:54:29 PM

Pawar criticises Gadkari for his remarks
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Thursday took exception to the expressions used by Bharatiya Janata Pary (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari against Samajwadi Party (SP) and Rashtriya Janata Party (RJD) leaders, saying that no civilised person should use such language.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 7:34:07 PM

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