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Mayawati hails Kanshi Ram as greatest Dalit messiah
Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday hailed her mentor and ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) founder Kanshi Ram as the greatest messiah of Dalits.

Friday, October 09, 2009 8:22:42 PM

Congress suggests twin approach to deal with Maoists
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Congress party Friday suggested a twin approach to curb the Maoist terror: deal strongly with perpetrators of violence and also address the socio-economic issues behind the growth of Maoism.

Friday, October 09, 2009 8:07:05 PM

Farmers' widows hold silent protest at Rahul rally
Nagpur, Oct 9 (IANS) More than 200 farmers' widows staged a silent protest near the venue of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's first election rally in Yavatmal in eastern Maharashtra Friday.

Friday, October 09, 2009 7:57:40 PM

PM announces Rs.1,000 crore for flood-hit Andhra
Hyderabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday announced Rs.1,000 crore central assistance to Andhra Pradesh for relief and rehabilitation in flood-hit areas.

Friday, October 09, 2009 7:56:44 PM

Indian MPs to visit Sri Lanka Saturday
Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) Ten MPs belonging to India's ruling alliance will visit Sri Lanka for five days from Saturday to see the condition in camps where thousands of Tamils displaced by the war are housed.

Friday, October 09, 2009 7:33:59 PM

Rahul Gandhi to visit Himachal Pradesh Oct 13
Shimla, Oct 9 (IANS) Congress general secretary and MP Rahul Gandhi will visit Himachal Pradesh Oct 13 to mobilise the youth for the party, state party chief Kaul Singh Thakur said Friday.

Friday, October 09, 2009 7:08:31 PM

BJP accuses Congress of politicising security issues
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday accused the Congress party and its general secretary Rahul Gandhi of politicising the security issues of the country, especially the threat from Maoist guerrillas.

Friday, October 09, 2009 6:21:48 PM

Probe demanded into Himachal hydropower project contract
Shimla, Oct 9 (IANS) Former Himachal Pradesh minister and Congress rebel Vijai Singh Mankotia Friday demanded a judicial probe into how a multi-million dollar hydropower project was contracted to Dutch firm Brakel.

Friday, October 09, 2009 4:59:19 PM

PDP against 'pick and choose' policy in talks with separatists
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) Kashmir's main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Friday cautioned the central government against any selective approach in choosing the separatist leaders with whom to hold talks on solving the Kashmir problem.

Friday, October 09, 2009 4:55:17 PM

A little Gandhian club among Nobel peace laureates
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi never won the Nobel Prize for Peace, but the apostle of truth and non-violence continues to inspire people around the globe who go on to win the coveted honour - US President Barack Obama being the latest among them.

Friday, October 09, 2009 4:16:57 PM

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