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Congress, Left slam Gujarat action against cops
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Congress and the Left parties Thursday condemned the Gujarat government's action of suspending two police officials, who provided evidence against Chief Minister Narendra Modi about the handling of the 2002 communal riots.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 9:57:22 PM

PDP appeals for mercy to Afzal Guru
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday appealed for mercy to Afzal Guru, whose mercy petition has been sent to President Pratibha Patil by the union home ministry after recommending its rejection.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 9:53:52 PM

Now faculty can work in new educational institutions
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Faculty members can now look forward to earning a bit more with the Indian government Thursday allowing them to work in recently established educational and scientific institutions facing serious staff problems.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 9:48:09 PM

Reddy brothers miss the bus again, boycott swearing-in
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) The mining barons Reddy brothers Thursday boycotted the swearing-in of five new ministers as they again failed to secure berths either for themslves or their supporters in the Karnataka cabinet.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 8:46:51 PM

Hazare put no deadline for house panel, says Tewari
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A day after Team Anna met members of the parliamentary committee looking into the Lokpal bill, panel member and Congress leader Manish Tewari Thursday said that the activists never told them that the bill should be rejected by Aug 16.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 8:08:10 PM

Facebook, gay marriage in Lalu's line of fire
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Thursday demanded a debate in the Lok Sabha on 'degrading' Indian values due to cultural aggression from internet and other tools originating in the west.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 7:37:13 PM

Five more inducted in Gowda ministry in Karnataka
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Five more ministers were inducted in the D.V. Sadananda Gowda ministry Thursday, taking the strength of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second government in Karnataka to 27.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 6:43:34 PM

PM misled nation on nuclear technology: CPI-M
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of misleading the nation on clean waiver for import of enrichment and reprocessing (ENR) nuclear technology.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 6:29:42 PM

Peace at last in parliament, crucial bills passed
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) After days of disruption by opposition MPs protesting varied issues, peace finally returned to parliament Thursday and the government was able to get crucial legislation passed in the two houses - a first this monsoon session.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 5:08:41 PM

Called Khalistani if I seek more powers for states: Badal
Fazilka (Punjab), Aug 11 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said Thursday that the central government dubs him a Khalistani, a separatist seeking an independent homeland for Sikhs, if he raises the issue of giving more powers to state governments.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 4:58:41 PM

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