New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A high-level delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to demand an immediate hike in the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy from Rs.725 to Rs.1,000 per quintal.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 6:59:55 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 (IANS) Kerala Congress-Joseph legislator Mons Joseph was Thursday sworn in as the state's new public works minister even as the entire opposition boycotted the swearing-in ceremony.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 6:59:30 PM
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Leader of Opposition J. Jayalalitha was being provided with adequate protection, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi told the assembly Thursday, a day after she said the state government was ignoring a threat to her life.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 6:29:44 PM
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) All legislators of the opposition AIADMK were suspended from the Tamil Nadu assembly for the rest of the session following scuffles over Leader of Opposition J. Jayalalitha's statement that her life was in danger.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 6:29:19 PM
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) Only after the Dussehra festival concludes on Sunday will a clear picture emerge on whether the Karnataka assembly faces dissolution or a coalition government of the Congress and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) will be formed in the state.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 6:28:51 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 (IANS) Pinarayi Vijayan, the Kerala secretary of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), was attacking the Church to divert attention away from the probe he was facing in the irregularities in the SNC-Lavlin contract, the Congress said Thursday.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 5:58:58 PM
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) The Rajasthan government's representatives, holding negotiations with Gujjars, are expected to meet next week the high-powered committee looking into the community's demand for tribal status.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 5:37:34 PM
Shimla, Oct 18 (IANS) The Election Commission's decision to hold Himachal Pradesh assembly polls about three months earlier will cause a constitutional crisis, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh claimed Thursday.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 5:28:46 PM
Jammu, Oct 18 (IANS) With elections to the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly less than a year away, the Congress's ruling coalition partner - the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) - has started focussing its attention on Jammu region to bolster its poll prospects.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 5:27:54 PM
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) An effigy of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi is to go up in flames, along with that of mythological demon king Ravana to mark the Hindu festival of Dussehra in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, Oct 22.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 5:27:13 PM
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