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BJP for sanctions against Sri Lanka if civilian deaths continue
Bangalore, April 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said that it did not favour creation of a separate state (Eelam) for Tamils in Sri Lanka and demanded that India impose sanctions on Colombo if civilian deaths continue.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 9:25:40 PM

PM ungrateful to regional parties: Mulayam
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Sunday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was 'ungrateful' to regional parties by calling them an obstacle to development.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 8:05:32 PM

Congress to improve tally from Gujarat: PM
Surat/Ahmedabad, April 26 (IANS) A confident Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday evening said his Congress party expects to improve its tally from Gujarat in the Lok Sabha elections, and took a dig at the Narendra Modi government for claiming credit for the state's economic progress.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 7:59:04 PM

PM pardons man who flung shoe
Ahmedabad, April 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh does not want to press charges against a young man who hurled a shoe toward him at an election rally here Sunday, police said.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 7:41:53 PM

PM, Sonia, Rahul to canvass support in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would campaign in Tamil Nadu next month, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said Sunday.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 7:21:56 PM

Poll code to be relaxed in Madhya Pradesh April 30
Bhopal, April 26 (IANS) The model code of conduct would be relaxed after the second and final phase of polling in Madhya Pradesh April 30, so the state government would be able to resume drought relief works and providing ration cards, the Election Commissioners said Sunday.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 7:21:45 PM

Ramadoss compares LTTE chief Prabhakaran to Mandela, Arafat
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) PMK leader S. Ramadoss Sunday described Tamil Tigers supremo V. Prabhakaran as a 'freedom fighter' and compared him to former South African president Nelson Mandela, Palestine leader Yasser Arafat and Indian freedom fighter Subash Chandra Bose.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 7:01:43 PM

Samajwadi Party for Congress, rules out tie-up with Third Front
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Sunday said it was open to a tie-up with the Congress after the Lok Sabha polls but ruled out any truck with the Third Front and the Left as they were aligned with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

Sunday, April 26, 2009 7:01:28 PM

Shoe hurled at PM, Manmohan forgives attacker
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh became the fourth political leader to be targeted with shoes in this election season even though the white sneaker landed far short of him at a rally in Ahemdabad Sunday.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 6:54:35 PM

BJP's Modi ploy an answer to Congress' Rahul?
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) move to throw up Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's name as a future prime minister half way through the elections has taken people even in his own party by surprise, but political analysts say it could be a belated strategy to impress on young voters that the party has a second line of leadership ready as well.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 5:57:45 PM

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