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'Varun speeches, Modi's 'budhiya' remarks caused BJP defeat'
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday admitted that hate speeches by Varun Gandhi and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's sarcastic remarks on the Congress party during the campaign were among the reasons for its humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha elections.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 7:55:52 PM

CBI formally charges ex-NCP leader Padamsinh Patil for murder
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday completed the probe into a double murder case involving parliamentarian Padamsinh B. Patil, who has since been expelled from the Natioalist Congress Party (NCP), and eight other accused, and filed a charge sheet before a Maharashtra court.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 7:49:35 PM

Fund allocation for MCD roads meagre: CAG
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Thursday cited a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report that says that although 88 percent of the capital's roads are under the civic agency's purview, allocations are 'meagre' and unjust.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 7:25:10 PM

I stood with Advani when he praised Jinnah: Jaswant
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Former union minister Jaswant Singh Thursday said he had stood with L.K. Advani, who nearly resigned as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president in the wake of internal criticism for praising Mohammad Ali Jinnah during his visit to Pakistan in 2005.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 7:00:06 PM

Punjab plans a commission for cows and bulls!
Chandigarh, Aug 20 (IANS) The bovine population in Punjab could soon be safer. The Punjab government plans to set up a commission for protection of cows and bulls!

Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:59:51 PM

Jaswant's book against core party beliefs, 2005 resolution: BJP
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said its parliamentary board's decision to expel senior leader Jaswant Singh was in view of the book's contents that went against the core ideology of the party and a 2005 political resolution.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:48:09 PM

Jaswant's book against core party beliefs, 2005 resolution: BJP
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said its parliamentary board's decision to expel senior leader Jaswant Singh was in view of the book's contents that went against the core ideology of the party and a 2005 political resolution.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:48:09 PM

Arrested former MP handed over to Bihar police
New Delhi/Patna, Aug 20 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday handed over the custody of Vijay Krishna, a former Bihar MP who was arrested Wednesday on murder charges, to Bihar Police.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:37:39 PM

BJP demands President's rule in Manipur
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded that Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh be sacked and president's rule imposed in the state following the violent protests that have refused to subside since July 23 when two people were killed in an alleged fake gunbattle with police.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:32:54 PM

Which reference to Sardar Patel offended BJP, asks Jaswant
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Former union minister Jaswant Singh Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership should have clarified which reference to Sardar Patel in his book on Mohammed Ali Jinnah aggrieved them so much that he was expelled from the party.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:02:01 PM

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