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Food security bill should provide maximum benefit: Congress
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A day ahead of the empowered group of ministers meeting to re-look the national food security bill, the Congress Sunday said that the proposed legislation should provide maximum benefits to the needy sections of society.

Sunday, April 04, 2010 10:39:39 PM

Politics not best way for change: Fatima Bhutto
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Fatima Bhutto, the niece of slain former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, Sunday said politics was not the best way to bring about transformation in society and she had chosen the media and academia to work for change.

Sunday, April 04, 2010 9:56:02 PM

No political activity in Lalgarh when violence on: CPI-M
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Responding to Home Minister P.Chidambaram's call to political parties to visit Maoist-hit Lalgarh and help in restoring normalcy, West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Sunday said political activities cannot be started 'with the smell of gunpowder in the atmosphere'.

Sunday, April 04, 2010 7:37:06 PM

Lok Dal practising politics of regionalism: Hooda
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday criticised the opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) for indulging in politics of regionalism.

Sunday, April 04, 2010 7:26:04 PM

Lalgarh despairs, opens up to Chidambaram
Lalgarh (West Bengal), April 4 (IANS) Residents of this Maoist-stronghold in West Bengal Sunday poured out their tales of poverty to Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, saying they had little hopes of a better tomorrow.

Sunday, April 04, 2010 6:50:50 PM

Congress to try for consensus on women's bill
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) said Sunday they will convey their strong opposition to the women's reservation bill at Monday's all-party meeting called by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee even as the ruling Congress maintained it will try its best to forge a consensus on the legislation.

Sunday, April 04, 2010 5:55:00 PM

Farmers' leader arrested in Uttar Pradesh
Pilibhit, April 4 (IANS) Congress leader and Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan chief V.M. Singh, who has been leading a farmers' movement in Uttar Pradesh over the past few years, was arrested from Rahulpur village in Pilibhit district early Sunday morning.

Sunday, April 04, 2010 5:06:05 PM

Bangaloreans get new civic body Monday, hope for better life
Bangalore, April 4 (IANS) Around eight million Bangaloreans battling power and water shortage, pollution, traffic snarls and mounting garbage are pinning hopes on a new civic body they will get Monday to reverse the worsening living conditions in the country's tech hub.

Sunday, April 04, 2010 3:24:32 PM

Chidambaram asks Buddhadeb to check inter-party clashes
Lalgarh (West Bengal), April 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Sunday said he had asked Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to curb inter-party clashes in the state, as otherwise it would indicate a law and order problem.

Sunday, April 04, 2010 3:04:00 PM

Chhattisgarh demotes director general-rank official
Raipur, April 4 (IANS) In a first case of its kind, the Chhattisgarh government has demoted a director general (DG)-rank police officer after the central government turned down its request for having three such officers.

Sunday, April 04, 2010 1:35:49 PM

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