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BJP does not see early elections
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Although it does not command a majority in the Lok Sabha, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) may remain in power because the Congress knows how to 'manage' smaller parties, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Friday.

Friday, May 21, 2010 3:28:14 PM

Mizoram begins taking back tribal refugees from Tripura
Agartala, May 21 (IANS) On the union home ministry's advice, Mizoram Friday started taking back around 1,000 tribal refugees from relief camps in Tripura where they have been living since November last year after fleeing their state following ethnic clashes.

Friday, May 21, 2010 2:29:47 PM

President, leaders pay homage to Rajiv Gandhi
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday led the nation to pay homage to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on the 19th anniversary of his killing by a Tamil Tiger suicide bomber.

Friday, May 21, 2010 2:29:37 PM

Soren 'unpredictable', says BJP
Ranchi, May 21 (IANS) A day after Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren declared he would not quit as chief minister, coalition partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) termed him an 'unpredictable politician' and said it would wait till May 25 to decide on the future course of action.

Friday, May 21, 2010 2:12:12 PM

Congress pays homage to Rajiv Gandhi
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) Congress leaders Friday paid tributes to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in Tamil Nadu, where he was blown up by a suicide bomber on this day 19 years ago.

Friday, May 21, 2010 2:02:32 PM

BJP puts up hoardings in Delhi on Afzal Guru case
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has put up hoardings in several parts of the city asking the Delhi government the reasons behind withholding for nearly four years the file pertaining to parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's mercy petition.

Friday, May 21, 2010 1:51:31 PM

Over 70 percent voting in Haryana civic polls
Chandigarh, May 20 (IANS) Civic elections conducted Thursday in various parts of Haryana saw over 70 percent turnout of voters despite sweltering heat wave in the state, an official said.

Thursday, May 20, 2010 10:49:43 PM

'Fernandes was assisted in taking Rajya Sabha oath'
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A Right to Information (RTI) response has revealed that former defence minister George Fernandes, who is suffering from Alzheimer's, had symptoms of physical disability even at the time of taking oath as a Rajya Sabha member last year.

Thursday, May 20, 2010 10:27:03 PM

Modi wants action against Maoists, toes party's line
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said the government should take strong action against the Maoists, clarifying reports that he favoured dialogue with the Leftwing rebels contrary to his party's tough policy against the insurgents.

Thursday, May 20, 2010 8:41:48 PM

Mamata stoking communal trouble in Bengal, CPI-M tells Chidambaram
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday sought union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's intervention to prevent Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee from 'deliberately stoking' communal trouble in West Bengal ahead of the May 30 civic body elections.

Thursday, May 20, 2010 8:07:51 PM

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