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Ombudsman said to slam Yeddyurappa over illegal mining
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) The Karnataka capital was abuzz late Wednesday that Lokayutka (ombudsman) is set to charge Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa of doing precious little to check illegal iron ore mining and allowing his sons' business ventures to benefit from it.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 11:47:51 PM

Ghatowar gets parliamentary affairs also
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Paban Singh Ghatowar was Wednesday given additional charge as minister of state for parliamentary affairs.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 10:43:50 PM

Pricewaterhouse Coopers to advise on Mumbai CCTV project
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) International consulting major Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) would advise the Maharashtra government on its anti-terror project of installing CCTV cameras across Mumbai, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 10:07:27 PM

Mamata invites Maoists for talks
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday invited the Maoists for talks to help restore peace in Junglemahal, assuring that her government would announce a rehabilitation package for those rebels who want to lay down their arms.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 9:55:41 PM

Hegde dismisses Congress criticism as 'street dogs barking'
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday dismissed as 'barking of street dogs', the attack on him by Congress leader B.K. Hariprasad, while sticking to his charge that a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader tried to influence him over his report on illegal mining.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 9:37:10 PM

Cash-for-vote scam: Congress declines comment on allegations
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday refused to comment on allegations by Suhail Hindustani, an alleged middleman in the cash-for-votes scam, about the role of its leaders in the controversy, saying the issue was being probed by police and political parties should refrain from speaking on it.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 9:01:47 PM

TDP legislator warns of suicide attacks to keep Andhra united
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Opposing the demand for a separate state of Telangana, a senior leader of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and legislator Payyavula Kesav Wednesday warned of suicide attacks to keep Andhra Pradesh united.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 8:58:19 PM

Bengal recommends release of 52 political prisoners
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday decided to release 52 political prisoners, including one Maoist and several activists of organisations involved in movement for separate states.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 8:39:14 PM

Mamata gets 'best among great Bengalis' award
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was Wednesday presented the 'Serar Sera Bengali' (the best among the great Bengalis) award by Bengali news channel Star Ananda.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 8:11:18 PM

Manpreet Badal's party launches campaign album
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) With assembly elections due next year, the newly launched People's Party of Punjab (PPP) headed by former Punjab finance minister Manpreet Badal Wednesday launched an album of its official campaign songs.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 7:11:27 PM

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