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Indian political parties slam Bush's 'imperialist' remarks
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India's political parties Saturday joined ranks to slam US President George W. Bush's remark that the burgeoning Indian middle class was contributing to the rising food prices the world over.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 7:06:15 PM

Bihar government asks Kalam to skip conference
Patna, May 3 (IANS) Infighting in Bihar's ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has had an unexpected side effect with the state government disassociating itself from a science conference and requesting former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam not to attend it.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 6:26:13 PM

Cricket fever catches on in Goa
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) It's cricket with a difference. The teams, who sometimes bowl short to one another, supposedly having an antagonistic relationship in their world of work, are carrying over their rivalry to the pitch.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 5:36:03 PM

Gorkha group to end hunger strike in Darjeeling
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) supporters Saturday decided to end their fast unto death after the West Bengal government gave them permission to hold political rallies and meetings in Siliguri town in Darjeeling district.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 5:34:49 PM

BJP will not join any coalition in Karnataka: Advani
Bangalore, May 3 (IANS) A once-bitten-twice-shy Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said it would sit in opposition if it failed to get a clear majority in this month's legislative assembly elections in Karnataka.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 5:34:21 PM

Assam regional parties re-unification hits roadblock
Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) The All Assam Students' Union (AASU), the state's apex student group, has put a spanner in the process of unification of the beleaguered regional political parties in the state by saying former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta must be kept out of the move, AASU leaders said Saturday.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 5:30:33 PM

Chhattisgarh wants expansion of SC/ST list
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) With assembly polls due in November, the Chhattisgarh government will soon be sending a list of 10 groups to the central government for inclusion among Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 4:15:54 PM

Bodyguard who complained of sexual harassment suspended
Patna, May 3 (IANS) A policeman who had accused a Bihar Congress legislator of sexual harassment, has been suspended, official sources said Saturday.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 3:02:09 PM

Special advisory body appointed for Sri Lanka's north
Colombo, May 3 (IANS) An interim Special Task Force (STF), led by ex-militant Tamil party leader Douglas Devananda, has been appointed to handle development and resettlement related works in Sri Lanka's war-ravaged Northern Province, official sources said.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 9:23:58 AM

Karnataka polls will be crucial for Congress(Commentary)
The importance of the Karnataka elections lies well beyond the formation of a new government in the state. The poll is the first in a series of contests in the next few months in the four major states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Karnataka where the Congress is not in power.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 9:02:32 AM

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