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Vidarbha shutdown total, trains stopped
Nagpur, Jan 20 (IANS) Long distance and local train services were disrupted, state transport buses stoned and most private and government offices closed Wednesday during the daylong shutdown for a separate state of Vidarbha, to be carved out of Maharashtra.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 1:22:49 PM

Telangana on boil again over statehood demand
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Police fired in the air and caned Osmania University students carrying the body of their colleague Wednesday as Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region was again on the boil with two suicides triggering fresh protests for a separate state.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 1:04:27 PM

Dhumal orders probe into release of phone tapping CD
Shimla, Jan 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday ordered a probe into an audio CD in which he is purportedly heard directing the vigilance chief to tap the phones of Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 12:17:42 PM

BJP leaders meet PM to discuss price rise
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari and his senior party colleagues met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday to discuss the issue of rising prices.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 11:45:05 AM

Orissa to build 100,000 houses for urban poor
Bhubaneswar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Orissa government will build 100,000 houses for the urban poor, state minister of planning and coordination A.U. Singhdeo said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 11:36:26 AM

BSP leader and daughter found murdered, protests in Barabanki
Lucknow, Jan 20 (IANS) A leader of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was found murdered along with his teenaged daughter in his home in Barabanki, triggering violent protests in the town Wednesday, police said.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 11:36:16 AM

Statehood call shuts down Maharashtra's Vidarbha region
Nagpur, Jan 20 (IANS) Long distance and local services were disrupted, state transport buses stoned and most private and government offices closed as the daylong shutdown for a separate state of Vidarbha, to be carved out of Maharashtra, began Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 11:26:11 AM

Foggy start to voting in Haryana's Ellenabad by-poll
Ellenabad (Haryana), Jan 20 (IANS) Voting for the by-election to Haryana's Ellenabad assembly seat began on a slow note Wednesday as thick fog enveloped most of the constituency. Former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala's son is one of the candidates, making it a politically significant bypoll.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 11:22:49 AM

Seven IAS officers transferred in Bihar
Patna, Jan 20 (IANS) The Bihar government transferred seven senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers and gave additional charge to four others, a state government official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 10:51:44 AM

Hooda accuses Punjab of depriving Haryana of water
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Tuesday accused the neighbouring state of Punjab of depriving Haryana of its share of water.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 10:51:00 PM

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