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Pranab will win, says Chidambaram; Sibal meets Mamata
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday expressed confidence that UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee would win with 65 percent votes, even as Telecom Minister Kabil Sibal met Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee, apparently to seek her support in the poll.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 10:12:44 PM

Help resolve Meghalaya-Assam border dispute: Mukul Sangma
Shillong, July 5 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday sought the union government's intervention on the prevailing situation in the disputed Langpih village on the Meghalaya-Assam border, where tribal Khasi villagers are on a fast-unto-death.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 9:56:24 PM

Only Shatrughan, Shahnawaz secular in BJP: Lalu
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Thursday said only Shatrughan Sinha and Shahnawaz Hussain were secular leaders in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Thursday, July 05, 2012 8:22:57 PM

Team Sangma to approach poll panel against Pranab's nomination
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Presidential candidate P. Sangma's team has decided to approach the Election Commission against presidential poll returning officer V.K. Agnihotri's approval of UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee's candidature.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 7:47:48 PM

Inter-party clashes on in Bengal: Chidambaram
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) In a veiled attack on the Mamata Banerjee government, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday noted inter-party political clashes were continuing in West Bengal, and said democracy was not a place for a "bullet for bullet" scenario.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 7:35:07 PM

Pakistan told about role of non-state, state actors in 26/11: Chidambaram
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the information gathered from alleged Mumbai terror attack mastermind Abu Jindal has been used to tell Pakistan about the role of non-state actors and "perhaps even state actors" in the attack.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 7:25:07 PM

Pakistan told about role of non-state, state actors in 26/11: Chidambaram
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the information gathered from alleged Mumbai terror attack mastermind Abu Jindal has been used to tell Pakistan about the role of non-state actors and "perhaps even state actors" in the attack.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 6:24:58 PM

Bengal virtually free from Maoist threat: Chidambaram
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Conceding that three states of the country continued to be "badly affected" by left wing extremism, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said West Bengal was "virtually free" from any such threat.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 5:55:28 PM

Congress to raise Chhattisgarh killings in assembly session
Raipur, July 5 (IANS) Undeterred by union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's cold response to its initial findings in the alleged staged Korasuguda gunfight, the Congress's Chhattisgarh unit Thursday indicated it would raise the 17 tribals' killing in the monsoon session of the assembly beginning July 12.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 5:11:33 PM

Sibal meets Mamata to seek support for Pranab
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Telecom Minister and Congress leader Kabil Sibal Thursday met West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, urging her to support presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 3:48:48 PM

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