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Not returning to Congress, says Sangma
Shillong, Feb 11 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Sangma Friday said he would not return to the Congress on political compulsions.

Friday, February 11, 2011 7:31:29 PM

Mamata Banerjee demands probe into Dooars firing
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Union Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Friday demanded a high level enquiry into the police firing in the Dooars area of West Bengal which left two Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) supporters dead.

Friday, February 11, 2011 7:25:32 PM

Shourie claim of talking to PM on 2G scam baseless: Congress
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Congress Friday described as 'baseless and irresponsible' former communications minister Arun Shourie's statement that he had apprised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of the 2G spectrum scam two years ago but there was no response.

Friday, February 11, 2011 6:15:17 PM

CBI arrests Kalmadi aide in Pune
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday arrested Shekhar Deorukhkar, officer on special duty to then Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi, officials said.

Friday, February 11, 2011 5:52:41 PM

Trinamool inciting Darjeeling violence: Bengal minister
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) West Bengal Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Minister Asok Bhattacharya Friday accused the Trinamool Congress of trying to gain political mileage by inciting violence in the Darjeeling hills and the Dooars in Jalpaiguri.

Friday, February 11, 2011 5:13:49 PM

Sharma named as advisor to Chandigarh administrator
Chandigarh, Feb 11 (IANS) Kewal Kumar Sharma has been appointed as the next advisor to Chandigarh administrator Shivraj Patil, an official release said here Friday.

Friday, February 11, 2011 5:05:44 PM

Prosecute Deshmukh, Shinde for Adarsh scam, demands BJP
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday sought the Maharastra governor's permission to initiate prosecution of union cabinet ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Sushilkumar Shinde in the Adarsh Society scam.

Friday, February 11, 2011 4:26:55 PM

Kerala ministers upset over PM's function
Kochi, Feb 11 (IANS) Kerala Fisheries Minister S.Sharma and Transport Minister Jose Thettayil Friday expressed displeasure at state ministers not being invited to join the prime minister on the dais during the inauguration of the International Container Transhipment Terminal here.

Friday, February 11, 2011 1:50:57 PM

Day 3 of shutdown in Darjeeling, tension continues
Kolkata/Darjeeling, Feb 11 (IANS) The situation in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills continued to be tense but no fresh trouble was reported Friday, day three of an indefinite shutdown called by pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) against the death of two activists in police firing.

Friday, February 11, 2011 1:45:34 PM

Congress legislator dies of cardiac arrest
Bhopal, Feb 11 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh minister and legislator Ratnesh Soloman died in the national capital following a cardiac arrest. He was 57.

Friday, February 11, 2011 1:28:41 PM

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