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MP demands Rs.5 lakh compensation for stampede victims
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Congress MP Rajkumari Ratna Singh Thursday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to provide Rs.5 lakh compensation for the kin of those killed in a stampede in an ashram near Kunda town in her constituency Pratapgarh.

Thursday, March 04, 2010 5:59:04 PM

Kerosene for poor being smuggled out of Jharkhand, says MLA
Ranchi, March 4 (IANS) A Congress legislator Thursday alleged that the kerosene meant for Below Poverty Line (BPL) families was being smuggled out to Bangladesh.

Thursday, March 04, 2010 5:35:14 PM

Gujarat reclaims encroached land from Asaram ashram
Ahmedabad, March 4(IANS) The Gujarat government is now working out the quantum of fines, after taking back over 67,000 sq metres of land encroached by the Asaram ashram here, Revenue Minister Anandiben Patel said.

Thursday, March 04, 2010 5:27:51 PM

BSP, SP fight it out in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) MPs clashed in the Lok Sabha Thursday over the Uttar Pradesh administration's treatment of opposition leaders.

Thursday, March 04, 2010 4:25:34 PM

Sharad Yadav criticises poor attendance in treasury benches
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav Thursday criticised the treasury benches for poor attendance in the Lok Sabha when it debated the motion of thanks on the president's address.

Thursday, March 04, 2010 3:51:34 PM

Attend parliament regularly: Sonia chides Congress MPs
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The opposition walkout during last week's budget presentation was against 'democratic norms and traditions', Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Thursday in a speech that also touched on left-wing extremism, the Pune and Kabul bombings as well as poor attendance in parliament.

Thursday, March 04, 2010 2:49:38 PM

Antony's Rajya Sabha election in doubt as IUML eyes seat
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony's re-election to the Rajya Sabha from his home state Kerala is in doubt as the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), a Congress ally, wants the seat for itself.

Thursday, March 04, 2010 1:17:04 PM

Sonia Gandhi to visit northeast
Aizawl, March 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will be on a two-day tour to northeastern states of Mizoram, Meghalaya and Assam starting March 5, officials said here Thursday.

Thursday, March 04, 2010 12:45:40 PM

Pravin cremated, Munde-Mahajan clan keep away
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Pravin Mahajan, who was sentenced to life for killing his elder brother Pramod Mahajan and died after a prolonged illness at a Thane hospital, was cremated Thursday with only a few friends and some immediate family in attendance.

Thursday, March 04, 2010 12:45:29 PM

Pravin Mahajan to be cremated Thursday Comment1
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Pravin Mahajan, who was sentenced to life for killing his elder brother Pramod Mahajan and died after a prolonged illness at a Thane hospital, will be cremated Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, March 04, 2010 11:41:20 AM

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