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Stop arresting innocent Muslim youth, says SIO
Hyderabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) will take out a march to parliament in New Delhi Thursday to demand an immediate end to arrests of Muslim youth in "false cases".

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 9:08:04 PM

Two former Congress lawmakers join Mamata ministry
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Months ahead of the panchayat polls in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday carried out a major ministerial reshuffle, inducting eight new ministers, including two who quit the Congress recently, besides changing some key portfolios.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 8:34:23 PM

BJP MLA chosen best legislator in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Nov 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ragubar Das, a former Jharkhand deputy chief minister will be conferred the best legislator award, the state assembly speaker announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 8:34:23 PM

President Mukherjee decided on Kasab plea in 12 days
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) It took barely a fortnight for President Pranab Mukherjee to decide on the mercy petition of 26/11 convict Ajmal Amir Kasab, who was hanged Wednesday morning in a Pune jail.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 8:16:04 PM

Kasab hanging robs BJP of an issue, say experts
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The hanging of terrorist Ajmal Kasab for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has robbed the BJP of an issue in the Gujarat polls and parliament's winter session, but it is unlikely to be of much electoral advantage to the Congress either, say analysts.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 7:50:21 PM

UPA needs 27 more seats for majority
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) With the threat of a no confidence motion looming over parliament's winter session starting Thursday, the ruling UPA's strength stands at 245, less than the majority mark.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 7:32:04 PM

Usually slow government acted decisively on Kasab hanging
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) For once, the government, usually found dithering in crucial decision−making over the past years, was seen to have acted swiftly, decisively and with a certain amount of single−mindedness that left even its usual critics impressed.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 5:56:07 PM

Families of 26/11 victims will find satisfaction: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said that the families of people killed in the Mumbai terror attacks of 2008 would find some satisfaction that justice has been done following Ajmal Amir Kasab's execution.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 3:50:47 PM

Two former Congress legislators join Mamata ministry
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) The 18−month−old Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal was expanded Wednesday with the inclusion of eight new ministers, including two who quit the Congress recently.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 2:44:04 PM

Kasab hanging 'better late than never', says BJP
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The hanging of Ajmal Amir Kasab was a case of "better late than never", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday after the 26/11 Pakistani terrorist was executed in Pune's Yerawada jail.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 10:40:05 AM

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