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Central funds misutilised by BJP government in Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi
Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka of not properly utilising huge funds given to the state by the central government.

Friday, April 17, 2009 1:33:57 PM

Presidential system of governance not needed: Mukherjee
Agartala, April 17 (IANS) Rejecting the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) proposal of presidential system of governance in India, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here that the Congress is keen on strengthening the parliamentary system of democracy.

Friday, April 17, 2009 1:33:42 PM

Digvijay Singh booked for landing chopper at rally venue
Lucknow, April 17 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijay Singh has been booked for landing his helicopter at the venue of an election meeting in Uttar Pradesh instead of the designated helipad, the police said Friday.

Friday, April 17, 2009 1:33:26 PM

Rahul Gandhi, YSR pray at Tirupati temple
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) Congress party general secretary Rahul Gandhi and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy prayed separately at the famous Lord Venkateshwara temple in Tirupati.

Friday, April 17, 2009 1:29:30 PM

Aggarwal, Sajjan brother replace Tytler, Sajjan Kumar
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Congress Friday announced that its Delhi unit chief J.P. Aggarwal and Ramesh Kumar would be the new candidates for the Northeast Delhi and South Delhi constituencies, replacing Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar. Ramesh Kumar is Sajjan Kumar's brother.

Friday, April 17, 2009 1:26:17 PM

Slush funds stashed abroad a threat to security: Advani
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Expressing apprehensions that Indian slush funds stashed abroad could be used for terrorism, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani announced here Friday that if voted to power, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) would bring back the money within 100 days.

Friday, April 17, 2009 1:20:05 PM

Case of rioting filed against Asaduddin Owaisi in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) Police have filed a case against Hyderabad MP and Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi for beating up a polling agent of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) during the polling Thursday.

Friday, April 17, 2009 1:10:47 PM

Left won't kill but chill n-deal: Bardhan (Interview)
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Left-supported Third Front will not scrap the India-US nuclear deal if it takes power after the Lok Sabha elections but keep it 'in cold storage' to save New Delhi from Washington's strategic designs, says Communist Party of India (CPI) leader A.B. Bardhan.

Friday, April 17, 2009 1:10:32 PM

Campaigning set to heat up in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) Electioneering for the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and one in Puducherry is heating up with the two major political alliances led by the DMK and the AIADMK hitting the campaign trail.

Friday, April 17, 2009 1:02:49 PM

Muslims warn politicians against using religion to grab votes
Doboka (Assam), April 17 (IANS) Nur Mohammad and his brother Hafiz, both Muslim clerics in Assam, are angry over politicians trying to seek votes in the name of religion.

Friday, April 17, 2009 12:02:09 PM

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