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Land row: Srinagar tense as Malik refuses to end fast
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik's deteriorating health sparked fresh protests here Satuday as the tension over the Amarnath land row, which has been wreaking havoc in Jammu and Kashmir for the past five weeks, refuses to die down.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 2:23:32 PM

Peace talks start in tense curfew-bound Jammu
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) Despite strict restrictions and soldiers dotting almost every yard here, protesters in the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir came out on the streets Saturday when an all-party delegation visited the state to hold talks over the Amarnath land row.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 2:02:16 PM

Strike in Ranchi to back domicile policy demand
Ranchi, Aug 9 (IANS) Schools and shops were shut here Saturday during the the dawn to dusk shutdown called by an organisation representing indigenous people to protest the holding of teachers' examination without formulating the state's domicile policy.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 1:50:38 PM

Ex-MP sentenced to death wants to donate body parts
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) Jailed former Lok Sabha MP and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Anand Mohan Singh, sentenced to death last year for the murder of Gopalganj district magistrate G. Krishnaiah in 1994, has decided to donate his body parts for transplantation after death, officials said here Saturday.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 1:30:40 PM

President Patil to receive D.Litt from Lucknow University
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will receive a D.Litt degree from Lucknow University Sep 23, according to varsity officials.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 12:29:12 PM

Be cautious with anti-migrants drive: Assam minority groups
Guwahati, Aug 9 (IANS) Frontline minority groups in Assam have cautioned the government to not allow student groups and political parties to take the law into their hands by hounding suspected illegal migrants as part of the 'anti-foreigners' drive.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 11:43:51 AM

All-party delegation arrives in Jammu amid curfew
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) Curfew was imposed strictly here Saturday when an all-party 18-member delegation led by central Home Minister Shivraj Patil arrived to hold talks over the Amarnath land row - an issue that has created a communal wedge between Jammu and Kashmir.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 11:43:26 AM

Amarnath row: a test for Kashmir's syncretic culture (Commentary)
Governments in India seem to believe in acting in haste, or without much forethought, and then pay the price later. The upsurge in Jammu and Kashmir could have been avoided if the fateful step of expanding the operations of the Amarnath shrine board and then rescinding the order had been preceded by the kind of wider consultations now being held by the centre.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 9:57:44 AM

Amarnath Sangharsh Samiti to boycott talks with all-party delegation
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) The Amarnath Yatra Sangharsh Samiti, which has been leading protests against the revocation of land allotment to the Amarnath shrine board, Saturday declared that it will not hold talks with the all-party delegation led by central government's Home Minister Shivraj Patil since the team consists of people 'responsible' for the land row.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 9:53:03 AM

I have not been informed about all party meeting: Mamata
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said she had not been informed about an all-party meeting called Saturday by West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee over the fresh turmoil in Nandigram.

Friday, August 08, 2008 11:28:02 PM

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