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Gujarat to ensure equitable distribution of natural resources
Gandhinagar, June 17 (IANS) The Gujarat government will form a planning committee in each district to facilitate equitable distribution of water and other natural resources, an official in the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 4:26:35 PM

Government worried over Bengal violence: Chidambaram
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said the government is 'worried about the consequences' of the violence in West Bengal where three activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) were killed by suspected Maoists Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 4:23:09 PM

No gloating over BJP's infighting: Manmohan
On Board Air India One, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday reacted cautiously to bitter infighting in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying he did not want to gloat over difficulties of other political parties.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 3:42:39 PM

Uttarakhand BJP's Koshiyari quits as Rajya Sabha member
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader B.S. Koshiyari Wednesday resigned as a Rajya Sabha member in what appeared to be his last-ditch attempt to pressurise the party to remove B.C. Khanduri as the Uttarakhand chief minister.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 3:20:34 PM

Manmohan Singh, Advani make up
On Board Air India One, June 17 (IANS) Putting months of bitterness in the run up to elections behind, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said he and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani had apologised to each other over 'hurtful' remarks.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 3:06:18 PM

Suspected Maoists kill three CPI-M activists in Bengal
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) Three activists of West Bengal's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) were shot dead Wednesday by suspected Maoists in the Jhargram area, close to the troubled town of Lalgarh, in what is seen as a sign of the rebels expanding their activities.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 2:07:07 PM

Uttar Pradesh governor rejects Mayawati's choice of CIC
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor T.V. Rajeshwar has turned down Chief Minister Mayawati's recommendation of Ram Kumar, a 'tainted' former bureaucrat, for the post of the state's chief information commissioner (CIC), officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 1:03:09 PM

Congress expels leader for giving Sushma Swaraj a walkover
Bhopal, June 17 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh minister Rajkumar Patel has been expelled from the Congress party for six years for allegedly giving a walkover to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj during the recently held parliamentary elections, party sources said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 10:47:36 AM

Former Mumbai Police chief indicted for 26/11 lapses
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) A government-appointed probe panel has criticised former Mumbai Police commissioner Hasan Gafoor for failure to provide 'visible and overt leadership' during the 26/11 terrorist attacks.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 10:11:54 PM

West Bengal law and order situation dreadful: Mamata
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Railways Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Tuesday termed the law and order situation in West Bengal as 'dreadful' and asked the administration to speed up the process of securing illegal arms from areas that have witnsessed political violence.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 9:36:12 PM

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