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Will try to evolve consensus on president: Government
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Amid speculation over the possible names of presidential candidates, the government Monday said it will try to evolve consensus on one candidate, but added that it was premature to comment on who it could be.

Monday, April 23, 2012 6:28:59 PM

Singhvi quits as Congress spokesperson, parliamentary panel chief
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi Monday resigned as party spokesperson and chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on law and justice in the wake of the controversy over a CD allegedly featuring him. The resignation comes a day before the start of the second phase of parliament''s budget session Tuesday.

Monday, April 23, 2012 6:23:49 PM

Marandi''s party to stay away from Rajya Sabha poll
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) Ahead of the May 3 Rajya Sabha polls in Jharkhand, the Congress suffered a setback Monday when its alliance partner, the JVM-P of Babulal Marandi, said it will not support the party in the biennial elections for the two seats and will stay away from it.

Monday, April 23, 2012 6:08:09 PM

Shutdown in Bengal''s Terai, Dooars evokes mixed response
Darjeeling, April 23 (IANS) Violent clashes and arson marked an indefinite shutdown in northern West Bengal''s Terai and Dooars regions called from Monday by a faction of the Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikash Parishad (ABAVP) and supported by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).

Monday, April 23, 2012 4:02:38 PM

4 Left legislators willing to cross over: Kerala UDF leader
Kochi, April 23 (IANS) Kerala government chief whip and veteran United Democratic Front (UDF) legislator P.C.George Monday alleged that four legislators from the CPI-M-led opposition are ready to cross over to the ruling front.

Monday, April 23, 2012 3:44:48 PM

AICC member takes on PMO over Kaiga plant rehab issue
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Taking on the Prime Minister''s Office head on, an All India Congress Committee (AICC) official has demanded that the villagers within the sterilised zone of northern Karnataka''s Kaiga Nuclear Power Project should be provided with compensation and relocated.

Monday, April 23, 2012 1:56:17 PM

No touring with Ramdev, Hazare denies rift
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Denying a rift in his team, social activist Anna Hazare Monday said he will not tour with yoga guru Baba Ramdev but share the stage wherever needed in the course of their nationwide campaign against graft.

Monday, April 23, 2012 11:33:27 AM

Rift in Team Anna, as Hazare plans nationwide campaign
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A major rift emerged at a Team Anna core committee meeting in suburban Noida Sunday with member Mufti Shamoon Qasmi being asked to stay away from the proceedings after he was reportedly found recording discussions on his mobile phone and transmitting it outside.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 8:28:07 PM

Tibetans to get five-year registration certificates
Dharamsala, April 22 (IANS) Tibetans born in India and those living in the country for more than 20 years can now get the registration certificates essential for their stay renewed after every five years, a Tibetan official said Sunday.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 6:32:26 PM

GJM to boycott Mamata meets in Darjeeling
Darjeeling, April 22 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Sunday called for a boycott of all future meetings of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and North Bengal Development Minister Goutam Deb in the Darjeeling hills.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 6:08:06 PM

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