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Nandigram, Singur were blunders: West Bengal minister (Interview)
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) As West Bengal's ruling Left Front tries hard to wrestle with the anti-incumbency wave after 34 years of uninterrupted rule, Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) leader and state Public Works Minister Kshiti Goswami feels the alliance may have to 'struggle' because of the Nandigram and Singur fiascos.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 1:05:05 PM

TRS in crisis with cross-voting, suspensions
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), which is spearheading protests for a separate Telangana state, is facing yet another crisis with the suspension of three legislators for cross-voting in the legislative council elections.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 12:20:18 PM

MDMK breaks away from AIADMK, to boycott elections
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) Slighted by Tamil Nadu's main opposition party, Vaiko's MDMK Sunday said it had snapped links with the AIADMK and will not take part in assembly elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 12:04:15 PM

Poll panel orders transfer of Tamil Nadu officials
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday ordered transfers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) officials in poll-bound Tamil Nadu.

Saturday, March 19, 2011 11:15:43 PM

AIADMK to announce its candidates' list Monday
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Three days after the AIADMK unilaterally released a list of 160 candidates much to the fury of its allies, party chief J. Jayalalithaa Saturday said the 'official' list of candidates for the Tamil Nadu polls will be announced Monday.

Saturday, March 19, 2011 11:00:12 PM

DMK offers free rice, grinders to poor, laptops to students
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) From free grinders to 35 kg free rice every month for 1.6 million poor families, free bus passes for senior citizens to free laptops for Dalit engineering students, increase in old age pension to new insurance scheme for fishermen, the DMK manifesto released here Saturday has offered sops to all.

Saturday, March 19, 2011 10:55:24 PM

DMK woos poor with free rice, grinders
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) From free grinders to 35 kg free rice every month for 1.6 million poor families, free bus passes for senior citizens to free laptops for Dalit engineering students, increase in old age pension to new insurance scheme for fishermen, the DMK manifesto released here Saturday has offered sops to all.

Saturday, March 19, 2011 10:30:02 PM

Would love to see Taj Mahal with husband: Sarah Palin
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Former US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin Saturday said she would love to visit the Taj Mahal with her husband to 'enforce our partnership'.

Saturday, March 19, 2011 10:16:01 PM

Unhappy with Trinamool, Congress mulls options in Bengal
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Keeping its options open in the wake of Trinamool Congress unilaterally finalising 228 party candidates for the West Bengal assembly polls, the Congress said Saturday that it will take a decision on alliance in the next two-three days.

Saturday, March 19, 2011 10:09:24 PM

BJP faces WikiLeaks heat on India-US deal
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The target of the latest WikiLeaks expose, the BJP Saturday dismissed reports that its leaders had adopted different stands in their public declarations and private conversations on the India-US nuclear deal, and demanded that the diplomatic cables relating to India be probed.

Saturday, March 19, 2011 9:49:58 PM

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