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CITU's transport strike April 13 in West Bengal
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) The labour arm of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) Wednesday called a state-wide transport strike April 13 in West Bengal to protest the hike in petroleum prices across the country.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 7:14:02 PM

Jammu-Kashmir municipal polls deferred
Jammu, April 7 (IANS) The municipal polls in Jammu and Kashmir have been postponed as the task of revision of electoral rolls was 'huge' and hit by the employees strike in the state, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 6:15:50 PM

No code breach in posting information officer: Poll panel
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has said that there was no violation of the model code of conduct in appointment of a new information commissioner in the transparency commission on May 13, 2009 - the day votes were cast for the fifth and final phase of general elections.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 4:35:19 PM

AGP snaps ties with BJP
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) The honeymoon between Assam's main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is over - the AGP Wednesday made it clear that snapping ties with the saffron party was now a mere formality.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 4:28:01 PM

Congress members wear black badges in Himachal assembly
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) Sporting black bands inside the Himachal Pradesh assembly, the opposition Congress members Wednesday staged a silent protest over the registration of a criminal case against one of the party legislators.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 4:21:08 PM

Kabir Suman not to resign
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman Wednesday said he would not resign from the Lok Sabha or the party for the time being in deference to his mentor and writer Mahasweta Devi's wishes, but said Mamata Banerjee was not the 'leader of my conscience'.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 3:31:03 PM

Left to protest against price rise Thursday
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Demanding immediate steps to curb price rise and raising various other issues, the four Left parties will organise mass picketing and courting arrest programmes across the country Thursday.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 3:23:29 PM

AIADMK members in Tamil Nadu assembly suspended till Friday
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Barring Leader of the Opposition, J. Jayalalithaa, who was absent from the Tamil Nadu assembly, the AIADMK members were suspended till Friday for creating ruckus in the house Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 3:14:20 PM

Legislative council will be revived: Karunanidhi
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Wednesday said the government plans to revive the legislative council or the upper house which was abolished in 1986.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 2:37:57 PM

Karunakaran not unwell, just deeply saddened: Son
Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS) Senior Congress leader K. Karunakaran, who is in hospital, does not have any medical problem -- the nonagenarian is just deeply saddened over being slighted by the party, said his only son K. Muraleedharan.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 2:11:20 PM

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