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PMK bats for Congress in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The PMK, which had dumped the Congress before the Lok Sabha elections to join hands with the AIADMK, is now supporting the Tamil Nadu unit of the Congress in its demand for ministerial berths in the state government.

Friday, June 05, 2009 8:08:29 PM

More girls to benefit from Mayawati's scholarship scheme
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday decided to include married girls in a scholarship scheme for female students from poor families.

Friday, June 05, 2009 8:06:35 PM

G K Pillai is new home secretary
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS)Commerce Secretary G.K. Pillai was Friday named the new home secretary and will take over from incumbent Madhukar Gupta, who retires June 30.

Friday, June 05, 2009 7:20:30 PM

I will ruin Chand's life, says angry Fiza
Mohali (Punjab), June 5 (IANS) Fiza, the estranged wife of former Haryana deputy chief minister Chander Mohan alias Chand Mohammed, declared here Friday that she would 'ruin' Chand's life.

Friday, June 05, 2009 7:13:57 PM

People rejected BJP because of hate speeches: Vyas
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Congress leader Girija Vyas said Friday that the people rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha election because some of its leaders made hate speeches during the campaign.

Friday, June 05, 2009 7:02:38 PM

India should resume dialogue with Pakistan: National Conference
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The National Conference, which is part of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), Friday asked the government to resume dialogue with Pakistan for estabilishing 'permanent peace' in the region.

Friday, June 05, 2009 7:02:07 PM

Bihar announces pension for JP movement activists
Patna, June 5 (IANS) A much awaited pension plan for those who participated in a mass movement led by Jayaprakash Narayan in the 1970s was announced by the Bihar government Friday.

Friday, June 05, 2009 6:40:11 PM

Sharad Yadav threatens suicide if women's quota bill is passed
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Adopting an aggressive stand in his opposition to the Women's Reservation Bill, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav Friday threatened he would 'consume poison' in parliament if it was passed in its present form.

Friday, June 05, 2009 6:17:09 PM

Breaking with Manmohan a mistake, says Bardhan
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A leading Communist leader has admitted that withdrawing support to the Manmohan Singh government over the India-US civilian nuclear deal and West Bengal's decisions over Nandigram and Singur cost the Left the Lok Sabha election.

Friday, June 05, 2009 3:09:35 PM

Advani calls for new beginning in government-opposition ties
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader (BJP) L.K. Advani, leader of the opposition in the Lok Sabha, Friday called for a new beginning in government-opposition relations and said it was a possible to reach such a 'common goal'.

Friday, June 05, 2009 2:40:47 PM

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