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Andhra Congress chief for last-ditch effort to stall division
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh state Congress chief Botsa Satyanarayana Monday appealed to the chief minister and chiefs of the TDP and YSR Congress to accompany him to Delhi for making last-ditch effort to stall the state's division.

Monday, February 17, 2014 8:30:05 PM

Himachal MLA rues absence of assembly officers
Shimla, Feb 17 (IANS) Expressing anguish over the absence of legislative officers from the assembly during the debate on budget priorities, Himachal Pradesh Congress legislator Asha Kumari said their absence was unfortunate.

Monday, February 17, 2014 8:30:04 PM

Somnath Chatterjee in hospital
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee has been admitted to a city nursing home following some chest-related ailment, a hospital official said Monday.

Monday, February 17, 2014 8:12:06 PM

Maria chosen Mumbai police chief on merit: Maharashtra government
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Defending its decision to post IPS officer Rakesh Maria as the new Mumbai police commissioner, the Maharashtra government Monday asserted that it went strictly by "merits" in the appointment.

Monday, February 17, 2014 8:06:05 PM

Jagan detained while marching towards parliament
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) YSR Congress chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy was Monday detained along with 19 supporters while they were marching towards parliament protesting the centre's decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh, police said.

Monday, February 17, 2014 7:34:03 PM

Interim budget does not inspire confidence: Patnaik
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the interim budget for 2014-15, presented by finance minister P. Chidambaram in the Lok Sabha Monday, does not inspire any confidence.

Monday, February 17, 2014 7:30:04 PM

Disability groups demand passage of crucial bills
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Members of disability groups Monday met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley to demand the passage of the Disability Rights Bill in the ongoing parliament session.

Monday, February 17, 2014 7:20:04 PM

Chidambaram completes budget speech amid din
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's interim budget speech Monday seemed set to be derailed as he refused to carry amid the din in the Lok Sabha before resuming when most of the protesting members quietened down.

Monday, February 17, 2014 7:02:18 PM

Favour Telangana, but address Seemandhra concerns: BJP
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday said it was in favour of Telangana but also wanted Seemandhra's concerns to be addressed, as Congress ministers from Seemandhra met BJP leader L.K. Advani and sought his party's support for a financial package for the region.

Monday, February 17, 2014 6:32:15 PM

Lok Sabha to discuss Telangana bill Tuesday
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The bill for creating a Telangana state will be taken up for discussion in the Lok Sabha Tuesday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said.

Monday, February 17, 2014 5:46:15 PM

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