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No role in land allotment for wife's magazine: minister
Bhopal, June 18 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Housing Minister Jayant Malaiya Wednesday denied reports about his involvement in the allotment of prime land here to construct a building to house his wife's magazine.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 11:34:33 PM

Left begins parleys over government's tough stance on n-deal(To go with 'It's now or never, government advises Left')
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Left parties Wednesday began consultations among themselves and with the Congress' allies in the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) after the government upped the ante on the India-US civilian nuclear deal.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 11:16:13 PM

Shutdown in Darjeeling total, Gorkhas refuse to relent
Darjeeling, June 18 (IANS) Amid incessant rain and a prolonged power outage, West Bengal's Darjeeling hills observed a total shutdown Wednesday as the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leaders reiterated their demand for a separate state and asked for the central government's intervention to 'uphold the democratic rights of the people'.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 8:59:10 PM

It's now or never, government advises Left
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Upping the ante on the nuclear deal, the government Wednesday virtually threw down the gauntlet to the Left, telling them that if it does not get their consent on the next stage of operationalisation of the India-US nuclear deal they should be prepared for the inevitable.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 7:48:58 PM

Gujjars get five percent special reservation, end agitation
Jaipur, June 18 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Wednesday offered a five percent special reservation to Gujjars, Banjaras, Gadia Lohar and Raika communities, bringing an end to a nearly month-old stand-off over the Gujjar community's demand for inclusion in the Scheduled Tribes category. These groups will now be counted as special backward communities.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 7:32:57 PM

Left repeats 'no' on IAEA pact
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Left parties Wednesday said the Manmohan Singh government should not go to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to finalise the India-specific safeguards agreement as there was no final opinion on the text of the pact.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 6:49:39 PM

No sign of change in TDP's stand on Telangana
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) The much-awaited first meeting of Andhra Pradesh's main opposition Telugu Desam Party's (TDP) core committee on Telangana was held Wednesday but there was no indication of any change in the party's stand against a separate state.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 5:50:02 PM

More Chhattisgarh municipality chiefs fear recall
Raipur, June 18 (IANS) Municipal body chiefs in Chhattisgarh, especially who have not been living up to voters' expectations, are a worried lot after three of them were forced to step down, recalled by voters.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 5:16:38 PM

UPA-Left nuclear meeting postponed till next week
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The crucial meeting of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and the Left parties slated for Wednesday evening to discuss the India-US civil nuclear deal has been postponed by a week till June 25.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 2:09:46 PM

UPA-Left nuclear committee meeting postponed
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The crucial meeting between the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and its Left allies to discuss the future of the India-US civil nuclear pact slated for Wednesday evening has been postponed till June 25.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 1:42:50 PM

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