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Chhattisgarh admits 44 blinded at Durg eye camp
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government admitted in the state assembly Friday that 44 persons were blinded after they were operated upon at a government health camp in September.

Friday, December 23, 2011 4:58:58 PM

Congress walks out in Chhattisgarh house over girl''s killing
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) Opposition Congress members staged a walk-out Friday from the Chhattisgarh assembly, alleging that a poor minor tribal girl was killed by several policemen in a staged shoot-out after being gang-raped.

Friday, December 23, 2011 4:43:58 PM

Minority quota a poll stunt: BJP
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday dubbed as a pre-poll stunt the government''s move providing 4.5 percent sub-quota for minorities within the 27 percent quota for Other Backward Classes (OBCs).

Friday, December 23, 2011 4:37:37 PM

A year since Karunakaran''s death
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (IANS) It has been a year since four-time Kerala chief minister K. Karunakaran passed away but everything is as it was at his home Kalyani.

Friday, December 23, 2011 4:23:19 PM

Anna Hazare flays team for moving court
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 23 (IANS) Veteran social crusader Anna Hazare Friday termed as ''improper'' the decision by his activists to move the Bombay High Court seeking concessions for a venue to carry out his proposed agitation in Mumbai from Dec 27.

Friday, December 23, 2011 4:21:07 PM

Minority quota not a poll stunt: Congress
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Congress Friday rejected the opposition''s allegation that the 4.5 percent sub-quota for backward minorities was a poll stunt, saying it was the government''s responsibility to help the backward sections.

Friday, December 23, 2011 4:10:31 PM

Delhi not an option for agitation: Kiran Bedi
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The winter cold in the national capital ruled it out as an option for Anna Hazare''s agitation from Dec 27 for a strong Lokpal bill, Team Anna member Kiran Bedi said Friday.

Friday, December 23, 2011 2:57:07 PM

Vajpayee turns 88 amid health concerns
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who turns 88 on Christmas Day, remains one of India''s most popular and charismatic political leaders whose name continues to be invoked by party campaigners. But his health remains a cause of concern and those in the know say he is often confined to a wheelchair and fails to recognise people.

Friday, December 23, 2011 2:38:47 PM

Jharkhand to give statehood fighters monthly pension
Ranchi, Dec 23 (IANS): Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday announced in the assembly that the people who had fought for a separate Jharkhand state would get pension.

Friday, December 23, 2011 2:21:03 PM

45 of Jharkhand''s 82 legislators declare assets
Ranchi, Dec 23 (IANS) Of the 82 legislators in the Jharkhand assembly, only 45, including Chief Minister Arjun Munda, have declared their assets as asked for by Speaker C.P. Singh.

Friday, December 23, 2011 1:47:32 PM

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