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Assam minister files defamation suit against daily, activist
Guwahati, June 28 (IANS) Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Monday filed a criminal defamation suit against The Sentinel newspaper and farmers group leader, Akhil Gogoi for charges of falsely accusing him of receiving a car as gift from a scam accused now in jail.

Monday, June 28, 2010 6:51:15 PM

BJP youth wing chief slams government
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing Monday got a new chief, Anurag Thakur, who slammed the Congress-led central government for not having an effective policy for the young population.

Monday, June 28, 2010 6:26:36 PM

Orissa shutdown July 5 over fuel price hike
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and its allies have given a call for Orissa shutdown July 5 to protest the hike in fuel prices, a senior BJD leader said Monday.

Monday, June 28, 2010 5:27:07 PM

Preference in government jobs based on popular demand: Karunanidhi
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), June 28 (IANS) The announcement at the World Classical Tamil Conference valedictory function to give preference in state government jobs to those who studied Tamil was based on the demand made by several journalists, poets and others, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said here Monday.

Monday, June 28, 2010 4:24:34 PM

Samajwadi Party to join July 5 strike on fuel price hike
Lucknow, June 28 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) announced here Monday that it will join the nationwide strike called by the Left parties July 5 to protest the fuel price hike.

Monday, June 28, 2010 4:15:58 PM

BJD legislators ride bicycles to protest fuel price hike
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) At least 40 legislators of Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Monday took out a cycle rally here to protest the hike in fuel prices.

Monday, June 28, 2010 2:05:10 PM

CPI-M admits veering away from the poor
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday admitted that it had got alienated from the poorer sections of society and said it had to tread cautiously by learning from past mistakes.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 11:10:56 PM

New bill will treat all khap members as accomplices: Moily
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) Alarmed by the steep rise in suspected honour killings, the central government has decided to bring a new bill providing for the prosecution of the entire khap panchayat for ordering violent punishment for young couples marrying against their diktats, a senior minister said Sunday.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 9:03:59 PM

With hindsight, would say no to Bhopal case: Fali Nariman
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Fali S. Nariman, lead lawyer of Union Carbide in the Bhopal gas leak case, has said with hindsight, he 'certainly would not have accepted the civil liability case'.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 5:27:25 PM

Backward classes leader continues fast in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, June 27 (IANS) The indefinite fast by a leader of backward classes (BC) entered the third day here Sunday as leaders of political parties made a beeline to meet him at the hospital.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 5:08:33 PM

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