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CPI-M remembers 'master tactician' Surjeet
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday expressed profound grief over the death of veteran Marxist leader Harkishan Singh Surjeet, describing him as a "master tactician" who had fought a lifelong fight against communalism.

Friday, August 01, 2008 4:50:36 PM

Arjun Singh's condition improves, still in ICU
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Arjun Singh's health condition has improved but he is still in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. He was admitted to the hospital with multiple health problems.

Friday, August 01, 2008 4:47:04 PM

Abdullah, Mufti forced to stay in airport by protestors
Jammu, Aug 1 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and People's Democratic Party leader Mehbooba Mufti, who had come here to attend an all party meeting, were forced to stay inside the airport for over three hours by protestors demanding allocation of land to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board.

Friday, August 01, 2008 4:43:06 PM

Surjeet's funeral on Sunday
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Marxist veteran Harkishan Singh Surjeet, who died Friday afternoon after a prolonged illness, will be laid to rest Sunday in the national capital, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) sources said here.

Friday, August 01, 2008 4:39:27 PM

ABVP to detect, evict Bangladeshis living illegally in India
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), student wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has announced a campaign to detect and evict Bangladeshi nationals living illegally in India.

Friday, August 01, 2008 4:34:46 PM

Harkishan Singh Surjeet - nationalist to Communist and then kingmaker (Obituary)
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A hardcore nationalist who was known in his youth as 'London Tod Singh' (one who breaks London, the centre of colonial power), Harkishan Singh Surjeet took to politics in Punjab at a young age as a follower of iconic freedom fighter Bhagat Singh.

Friday, August 01, 2008 2:28:23 PM

Communist veteran Harkishen Singh Surjeet is dead
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran Communist leader Harkishen Singh Surjeet died Friday following a prolonged illness. He was 93.

Friday, August 01, 2008 2:27:15 PM

No more talks with Jammu and Kashmir governor: agitators
Jammu, Aug 1 (IANS) The leaders of the Amarnath Yatra Sangarsh Samiti (AYSS), a conglomerate of 30 groups spearheading an agitation for allocation of land to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, Friday decided not to have further talks with Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra. The first round of talks Thursday had ended in a stalemate.

Friday, August 01, 2008 11:51:56 AM

West Bengal government urges opposition to discuss Singur issue
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) A day after Tata Motors' expressed its unhappiness over the continuing trouble at its Singur small car factory site, the West Bengal government Thursday offered to discuss the issue with the opposition again.

Thursday, July 31, 2008 11:13:02 PM

SAARC will help member countries face common challenges: PM
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Cooperation among the SAARC countries helps strengthen each member country individually and also the South Asian grouping to address the commonly faced challenges, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday on the eve of his two-day visit to Sri Lanka to attend the SAARC summit.

Thursday, July 31, 2008 11:10:43 PM

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