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Government's nod to changes in enemy property act
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The government Wednesday cleared changes to an over 40-year-old legislation for Indian Muslims - if they are legal heirs - to claim the properties of relatives who migrated to Pakistan during partition in 1947, but barred courts from passing any ruling related to the issue.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 6:25:11 PM

Upinderjit Kaur is new Punjab finance minister
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Less than a week after Manpreet Singh Badal was sacked as the finance minister of Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday said Upinderjit Kaur will be the new finance minister of the state.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 6:01:14 PM

Manpreet Badal expelled from Akali Dal
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Akali Dal Wednesday expelled former finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal from the primary membership of the party. The move followed a recommendation by a high-level disciplinary committee of the party, a spokesperson said.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 5:48:23 PM

BJP corporator with four kids faces heat
Gandhinagar, Oct 20(IANS) A recently-elected BJP municipal corporator of Ahmedabad is in the dock with the Congress demanding his disqualification on the ground that he has more children than permitted.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 5:29:07 PM

Bihar ready for round one of elections
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) The month-long elections to the Bihar assembly kick off Thursday with the first of the state's 243 constituencies going to the polls to decide if Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will succeed in bringing the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) back to power.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 5:10:30 PM

First phase of Bihar elections (Factfile)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The first of the six phases of the month-long elections to the Bihar state assembly is to be held Thursday.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 4:14:25 PM

Achuthanandan turns 87
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan turned 87 Wednesday - a day which began with a call from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 4:03:16 PM

Bihar candidates ride Nepal radio waves
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) Never mind if they are riding foreign radio waves. Dozens of candidates in the Bihar assembly polls are finding the FM radio stations of neighbouring Nepal quite handy in wooing voters.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 3:53:41 PM

Akali Dal panel recommends Manpreet's expulsion
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) A high-level disciplinary committee of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Wednesday recommended the expulsion of former Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal from the party owing to his 'anti-party activities'.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 3:06:45 PM

I am made political scapegoat, says BJP's Sudhanshu Mittal
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Denying charges of corruption levied against him and his family in the Commonwealth Games expenditure, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sudhanshu Mittal Wednesday said he is being made a 'political scapegoat'.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 1:58:48 PM

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