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Goa minister's London stay cost nearly Rs.100,000
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) Goa Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco's stay at the plush Ritz Carlton hotel in London for a tourism mart has cost the government nearly Rs.1lakh, the state legislative assembly was told Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 4:44:45 PM

BJP demands national committee to study statehood issues
Ranchi, Dec 15 (IANS) Main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday called for the setting up of a national commission to look into the demands for carving out new states following the central government giving its consent to the formation of a separate Telangana state.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 4:44:34 PM

Smaller states: Mayawati should first do her work, says Digvijay
Lucknow, Dec 15 (IANS) Slamming Chief Minister Mayawati for playing politics by demanding that smaller states be carved out of Uttar Pradesh, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Tuesday said she should first complete the work she has to do before demanding their creation from the centre.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 4:24:42 PM

Koda scam: Government admits to deficiencies in bank reporting
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The multi-crore money laundering scam involving former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda figured in parliament Tuesday with the government admitting to deficiencies in a state-owned bank that reported huge deposits by two companies involved in the scam.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 3:12:42 PM

TDP legislators urge speaker to accept resignations
Hyderabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The political impasse in Andhra Pradesh over the proposed move to divide the state continued Tuesday with some legislators asking the assembly speaker to accept their resignations.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 2:52:07 PM

Don't exaggerate issue of safety of women tourist: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) There was no need to paint an 'alarming picture' on the safety of women tourists in India, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said in the Lok Sabha Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 2:51:35 PM

Congress MPs seek action against YSR son
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Congress MPs from Telangana region Tuesday sought action against against Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, son of late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, for 'colluding' in the Lok Sabha with Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs opposed to a separate Telangana state.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 2:47:21 PM

Headley saga figures in Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) David Coleman Headley, the Pakistani-American terror suspect charged with scouting targets for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, figured in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday with the CPI-M demanding that the government clarify how he had been able to travel in India almost at will.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 2:26:55 PM

Government has complicated Telangana issue: BJP
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday accused the government of 'playing with the sensitivities of people' on the Telangana issue and reiterated its demand for a roadmap on the creation of the separate state.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 2:23:47 PM

Jharkhand angry over Nitish idea of merger with Bihar
Ranchi, Dec 15 (IANS) Jharkhand's political class has reacted sharply to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's reported statement that Jharkhand should be re-inducted into Bihar.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 2:00:13 PM

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