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Agenda-less 100 days for Shibu Soren government
Ranchi, April 8 (IANS) The Shibhu Soren government completed 100 days in office Thursday, but the promised 100-day agenda was never announced. Questions are being raised about the government's resolve on a crackdown on corruption.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 1:41:30 PM

Not happy about controversy: Sant Chatwal
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) New York-based hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal, recipient of the nation's third highest civilian honour, said he is not happy about the controversy surrounding his getting the Padma Bhushan.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 1:37:33 PM

Signature campaign to seek special status for Bihar
Patna, April 8 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has decided to launch a campaign to collect 10 million signatures to pressurise the central government to accord special category status to the state.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 1:14:27 PM

BJP legislator says can't return 'scam' money
Gandhinagar, April 7 (IANS) BJP legislator Shankar Chaudhari, who is allegedly embroiled in a scam of misusing Rs.61 lakh from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF), submitted in the Gujarat High Court Wednesday that he is unable to pay back the disputed money.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 9:55:36 PM

Opposition meets Kerala governor over address to assembly
Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS) A group of opposition legislators Wednesday evening met Kerala Governor R.S. Gavai to point out a serious lapse on the part of the state cabinet, which they said failed to approve the governor's address before he read it out Feb 24 in the state assembly.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 9:33:14 PM

CPI-M alleges anomaly in railway recruitment
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the allegedly illegal manner 123 contract workers were made permanent in the Kolkata Metro Railway.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 8:57:55 PM

Apex court stands by critical remarks against Johri
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed Gujarat's Inspector General of Police Geetha Johri's plea to expunge its critical remarks against her for alleged lapses during the probe into the killings of Ujjain youth Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife and family friend by the state police in a staged gun battle in November 2005.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 8:42:44 PM

DMK-Congress bat for upper house, Left opposes
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Wednesday announced his government's plans to revive the legislative council, or the upper house of the state legislature, but the Left parties staunchly opposed the move.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 8:27:36 PM

Pool your wisdom to battle price rise: PM tells parties
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday asked political parties to pool their wisdom and experience to evolve a pragmatic and practical solution to the problems of price rise.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 8:21:18 PM

Yet to decide on using air power against Maoists: PM
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government reviewed from time to time various options to fight Maoists, including the use of air power.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 7:52:23 PM

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