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Haryana wants 30 percent hike in crop MSP
Chandigarh, Feb 8 (IANS) The Haryana government has recommended a 30 percent hike in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of crops to make the agriculture sector profitable, a minister said Sunday.

Sunday, February 08, 2015 10:58:03 AM

Agra on alert as suspected swine flu cases rise
Agra, Feb 8 (IANS) With the number of suspected cases of swine flu in the city going up to 14, the health department in Agra has been put on high alert.

Sunday, February 08, 2015 10:34:04 AM

Sunny morning in Delhi, light rain expected
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The national capital witnessed a pleasant Sunday morning and the minimum temperature settled slightly above the average at 9.3 degrees Celsius.

Sunday, February 08, 2015 10:06:15 AM

A city of poets: Lucknow and its 'shayars' (Column: Bookends)
Can a city develop a characteristic, exclusive literary style? A long-standing convention divides the Urdu ghazal tradition into "Dabistan-e-Dehli" and "Dabistan-e-Lakhnau" or Delhi and Lucknow schools, each with an array of poets and devoted adherents - and fierce critics. The role of both the cities in Urdu literature is beyond dispute but how can we distinguish between the rival schools, and is the classification even valid?

Sunday, February 08, 2015 9:28:04 AM

Centre should take responsibility for developing northeast: Mizoram CM
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) The central government needs to take responsibility for developing northeast India as it involves huge investment which the seven states in the region cannot afford, Chief Minister of Mizoram Lal Thanhawla said here Saturday.

Sunday, February 08, 2015 12:34:03 AM

JD-U crisis: Manjhi wants house dissolved, Nitish to stake claim Sunday (Intro Night Lead)
Patna, Feb 7 (IANS) Bihar's ruling JD-U seemed to be on the verge of a split Saturday, as Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi sought dissolution of the assembly despite opposition from a majority of his cabinet even as his predecessor Nitish Kumar was re-elected legislature party chief and was likely to stake claim to form the government Sunday.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 11:36:19 PM

Nitish Kumar to blame for Bihar political imbroglio: BJP
Shillong, Feb 7 (IANS) Blaming former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar for the current political imbroglio in the state, union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Griraj Singh Saturday said the BJP has no interest in toppling the JD-U government there.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 11:24:03 PM

No communication yet about dissolving Bihar assembly: Tripathi
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi who holds the additional responsibility of Bihar, Saturday said he was yet to receive any communication recommending dissolution of the Bihar assembly.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 11:04:04 PM

JD-U rift deepens: Manjhi defiant, Nitish to stake claim Sunday
Patna, Feb 7 (IANS) Bihar's ruling JD-U seemed to be on the verge of a split Saturday, as Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi sought the assembly be dissolved despite opposition from a majority of his cabinet even as his predecessor Nitish Kumar was re-elected legislature party chief and was likely to stake claim to form the government Sunday.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 10:50:05 PM

Modi discusses Bihar, Delhi with BJP leaders
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday met BJP leaders to review the Delhi assembly polls as well as the developing political situation in Bihar in view of Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's recommendation to dissolve the assembly.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 10:48:04 PM

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