Chandigarh, March 1 (IANS) Top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be present at the swearing in function of Shiromani Akali Dal leader Parkash Singh Badal Friday as he takes over as chief minister of Punjab for the fourth time.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 11:15:31 PM
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Away from the bustling political activities in parliament, Rahul Gandhi, son of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, is busy preparing around 100 young Congressmen for the upcoming electoral battle in Uttar Pradesh, but many of his colleagues privately say his 'laptop' politics cannot do the trick.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 10:25:35 PM
Patna, March 1 (IANS) A Bihar court Thursday convicted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Shahabuddin, who faces charges in over 40 criminal cases, for abducting a political activist in Siwan in 1998.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 9:33:38 PM
Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) All polling booths in Uttar Pradesh will remain under the direct supervision of central paramilitary force, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) N. Gopalswamy declared here Thursday.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 9:32:25 PM
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Mehbooba Mufti, president of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), a partner in the ruling coalition in Jammu and Kashmir, met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Thursday and demanded demilitarisation in the militancy-hit state and revocation of special powers to the security forces.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 8:50:34 PM
Karnal, March 1 (IANS) A number of houses belonging to the Dalit community were set on fire near here Thursday afternoon following the murder of a person of another community.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 8:21:52 PM
New Delhi/Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav suffered a major blow Thursday when the Supreme Court ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into corruption charges against him, putting the wrestler-turned-politician under a cloud ahead of crucial assembly elections.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 8:20:45 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 (IANS) Kerala opposition leader Oommen Chandy Thursday lauded the achievements made by non-resident Keralites for doing development works for the state in the last 50 years of its formation.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 8:00:01 PM
Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has ruled out alliance with any political party ahead of the April 7-May 8 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, expressing confidence that her party would form the next government in the state on its own.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 7:59:36 PM
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the assets of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, a verdict that could be damaging to his party that faces a crucial popularity test in assembly elections in April-May.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 6:44:46 PM
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