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Dikshit not responsible for CWG street light contract: Official
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday came out in defence of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over allegations of irregularities in awarding the contract for street lighting during the Commonwealth Games, saying the contract was given at the behest of the Delhi High Court.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011 9:25:06 PM

Curb inflation or 'go', opposition slams government
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Opposition parties led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday tore into the government over the issue of spiralling prices, saying corruption was the root cause of inflation and warned that it might be forced to tell the government to 'go, for god's sake' if it failed to curb high prices.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011 8:50:57 PM

An eventful Wednesday for Karnataka
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) It was an eventful Wednesday for Karnataka. It got a chief minister-designate, a new ombudsman took office and an outgoing chief minister stared at trial for corruption.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011 8:48:00 PM

Gowda to be chief minister Thursday, Yeddyurappa faces trial
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP D.V. Sadananda Gowda will take oath Thursday as Karnataka chief minister succeeding scam-hit B.S. Yeddyurappa, whose prosecution in a graft case was approved by Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011 8:47:12 PM

Counter-terror strategy, Pakistan policy can't be separated: BJP
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Calling for a national consensus in the fight against terrorism, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad Wednesday said the country's policy with Pakistan cannot be segregated from its counter-terrorism strategy.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011 8:32:05 PM

Congress hits back on Gurgaon land issue
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday denied that land had been acquired for the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and termed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) attack over the issue as 'irresponsible politics'.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011 8:31:47 PM

Telangana shutdown postponed to Aug 8
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The Telangana students' Joint Action Committee (JAC) has postponed the Telangana shutdown to Aug 8 to demand deletion of clause 14(F) from Presidential Order.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011 8:14:06 PM

No room in parliament, railway minister meets visitors in corridor
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) With the usual room for his ministry in the parliament not allotted even after three weeks of the cabinet reshuffle, new Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has been meeting visitors in the corridors.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011 7:54:46 PM

Dikshit not involved in irregularities in CWG: Official
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday came out in defence of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit saying she was not involved in any irregularities related to the Commonwealth Games.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011 7:54:07 PM

Anti-graft Lokpal bill in Lok Sabha Thursday
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The much-talked about Lokpal bill for creating an anti-corruption watchdog in the country will be introduced in the Lok Sabha Thursday.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011 7:35:46 PM

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