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Five chief ministers to sign declaration on environment
Shimla, Oct 29 (IANS) Concerned over the impact of global warming, chief ministers of five Himalayan states will sign the Shimla Declaration Friday, the concluding day of a two-day meet on environment that began here Thursday.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 7:16:35 PM

Karnataka BJP crisis defies solution, in-fighting continues
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) The crisis in the Bharatiya Janata Party's first-ever government in Karnataka deepened Thursday with Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa demanding action against rebellious ministers while senior party leader Arun Jaitley struggled for a compromise between the warring factions.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 5:44:49 PM

Probe Trinamool support in train hijacking, demands CPI-M Comment1
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Alleging a conspiracy behind the train hold-up in West Midnapore, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to probe the 'support' given by Trinamool Congress ministers to Maoist rebels in West Bengal.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 5:28:21 PM

Gangadharan returns to Congress in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 29 (IANS) Six-time Kerala legislator M.P.Gangadharan Thursday announced his return to the Congress party.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 4:20:10 PM

Revenue officials' strike continues in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Oct 29 (IANS) Revenue officials in Madhya Pradesh continued to strike work for the fifth day Thursday to protest the arrest of a land revenue official in an alleged land scam.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 3:31:56 PM

Operation Bluestar did not go as planned: P.C. Alexander (25 years after Indira Gandhi's assassination)
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Indira Gandhi decided to send the army to the Golden Temple in 1984 as a last resort and only after getting repeated assurances from then army chief A.S. Vaidya that not a brick of the Sikh shrine would be harmed, recalls P.C. Alexander, the powerful principal secretary to the former prime minister.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 3:01:27 PM

Question mark over BJP-JD-U alliance in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 29 (IANS) With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and ally Janata Dal-United (JD-U) striking discordant notes over seat sharing ahead of the Jharkhand assembly polls, a question mark hangs over their alliance.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 2:43:35 PM

The moment that scarred India (25 years after Mrs Gandhi's assassination)
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) It was a moment in time; it shook India and stunned the world. As prime minister Indira Gandhi walked briskly up to the picket gate dividing her home from her office that fateful Wednesday morning 25 years ago, a hail of gunfire from two of her Sikh bodyguards sent her crumpling to the ground in a blood-soaked heap.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 2:03:07 PM

Meghalaya outfit suspends road blockade against uranium mining
Shillong, Oct 29 (IANS) The Khasi Students Union (KSU), a dominant student-youth body, has temporarily suspended its road blockade against uranium mining in Meghalaya after the government invited it for talks, officials said here Thursday.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 2:02:02 PM

Shun violence for peace talks, says Indian PM
Srinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) A day after declaring he was ready to embrace anyone to win peace in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday asked separatists to give up the gun and begin a dialogue.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 1:31:26 PM

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