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Virbhadra as chief to end Himachal Congress confusion (News Analysis)
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The move by the Congress leadership to appoint Virbhadra Singh as the Himachal Pradesh Congress chief, three months ahead of the assembly elections, has come as a relief for party workers wary of uncertainty and confusion following protracted discussions on a change in leadership over the past few days.

Sunday, August 26, 2012 9:05:04 PM

Police battle anti-corruption protests near PM, Sonia houses (Roundup)
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police fired tear gas and sprayed water as hundreds led by Arvind Kejriwal noisily protested against corruption near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residences.

Sunday, August 26, 2012 8:04:54 PM

Virbhadra Singh is Himachal Congress chief
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Ahead of assembly elections, former union minister and five-time chief minister Virbhadra Singh has been appointed Himachal Pradesh Congress president, replacing Kaul Singh, party leaders said here Sunday.

Sunday, August 26, 2012 7:12:24 PM

Buddhadeb slams centre, West Bengal government
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday blamed the policies of the central government for poverty, unemployment and hunger in the country.

Sunday, August 26, 2012 6:08:14 PM

Andhra chief minister's outreach to cover state
Polavaram (Andhra Pradesh) Aug 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has launched a mass outreach programme to ensure that the benefits of government schemes reach the people.

Sunday, August 26, 2012 5:32:14 PM

Kiran Bedi skips IAC protest rally
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Former woman top cop and a key member of the disbanded Team Anna group, Kiran Bedi, did not participate in Sunday's anti-corruption protest rally by India Against Corruption (IAC) as she was not in favour of protesting against the BJP.

Sunday, August 26, 2012 5:20:24 PM

Congress, other parties have corruption-blackened hands: Hazare
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Aug 26 (IANS) The Congress and other political parties have their hands "blackened" with corruption, Anna Hazare said Sunday and added that only people with honesty and integrity should be sent to parliament.

Sunday, August 26, 2012 4:21:24 PM

PM asked to cancel Jaitapur nuclear project
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was Sunday urged to cancel the contract with French company Areva to set up nuclear reactors in Jaitpur in Maharashtra.

Sunday, August 26, 2012 4:08:54 PM

Anti-corruption activists protest near Odisha CM's house
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 (IANS) Dozens of India Against Corruption (IAC) activists Sunday demonstrated near Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's residence here over the alleged coal scam, demanding his resignation.

Sunday, August 26, 2012 3:48:24 PM

Police use force on protests near PM, Sonia houses (Evening Lead)
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police used tear gas and water cannons as hundreds of anti-corruption activists led by Arvind Kejriwal staged noisy protests near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residences.

Sunday, August 26, 2012 3:41:54 PM

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