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Employees' strike paralyses Manipur government
Imphal, Jan 20 (IANS) The indefinite strike launched by Manipur government employees, demanding higher salaries, has crippled the functioning of the state administration for the past five days, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 6:08:29 PM

Maharashtra bars 'outsiders' from getting taxi permits
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Wednesday made it mandatory for taxi drivers seeking permits to be domiciled in the state and to be able to read, write and speak Marathi.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 6:08:08 PM

Telangana again on boil with suicides, shutdown
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region was again on the boil Wednesday with four suicides triggering fresh protests for a separate state and a shutdown called by a student group taking a violent turn and paralysing normal life.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 6:07:51 PM

Political parties back Ansari's accountability idea
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari's suggestion to bring the country's intelligence agencies under legislative oversight has been supported by most political parties though a few felt the idea needed to be discussed further.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 5:54:31 PM

BJP leaders meet PM on price rise, submit memorandum
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday and expressed concern over the skyrocketing prices of essential commodities that had impacted not just those in the below poverty line (BPL) category but 'almost the entire middle class'.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 5:39:55 PM

BJP leaders meet PM on price rise, submit memorandum
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday and expressed concern over the the skyrocketing prices of essential commodities that have impacted not just those in the below poverty line (BPL) category but 'almost the entire middle class'.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 5:32:49 PM

Rahul Gandhi is India's most popular youth leader
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has been voted the most popular youth leader in the country, says a survey released Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 4:43:41 PM

Now, Mayawati raising force to protect statues
Lucknow, Jan 20 (IANS) Chief Minister Mayawati is set to raise a security force to protect memorials and statues erected by her government in Uttar Pradesh even as the Supreme Court has questioned the allocation of thousands of crores of rupees for these monuments.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 3:44:52 PM

Cops hijack Osmania student's body as violence escalates
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Police took control of the body of the Osmania University student who had committed suicide and several Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) leaders were arrested Wednesday as protests for statehood to Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region took a violent turn.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 2:20:46 PM

Performance audits in Goa's minority-dominated areas
Panaji, Jan 20 (IANS) Performance audits in constituencies with sizeable minority pockets in Goa will be done on a regular basis, newly-appointed state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Laxmikant Parsenkar said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 2:14:02 PM

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