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Punjab situation not quite normal: Chidambaram
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The situation in Punjab 'is not quite normal' and the government hopes peace will return soon, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Monday as mobs were on the rampage in the state to protest the death of a Sikh sect leader in a clash in a gurdwara in Austrian capital Vienna.

Monday, May 25, 2009 6:24:40 PM

Congress-led Meghalaya government wins trust vote
Shillong, May 25 (IANS) The Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government of Chief Minister D.D. Lapang won the trust-vote in the state assembly Monday.

Monday, May 25, 2009 5:39:56 PM

Mulayam for Mayawati's ouster after court order on sacked cops
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday sought the ouster of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati in the wake of the apex court's order to reinstate 18,000 policemen who were summarily dismissed by her government two years ago. There was also much jubilation and relief among the sacked policemen and their families.

Monday, May 25, 2009 5:26:16 PM

Mulayam now wants to concentrate on national politics
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) Keen to play a larger role in national politics after his election as MP, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday decided to concentrate his activities in Delhi.

Monday, May 25, 2009 4:59:16 PM

Punjab chief minister calls all party meet over violence
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday decided to hold an all party meeting here Tuesday to discuss the violence in the state following the death of a Sikh religious leader in a clash in Vienna and also called for the closure of all commercial establishments in the state.

Monday, May 25, 2009 4:28:45 PM

Five ministers take charge, map out priorities
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India's new coalition government got down to business Monday with five of six key cabinet ministers formally assuming charge and holding meetings with senior officials.

Monday, May 25, 2009 4:24:18 PM

Shibu Soren unlikely to be inducted in union cabinet
Ranchi, May 25 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren is likely to be kept away from the union cabinet as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is not in favour of inducting tainted MPs in his government, Congress party sources said here Monday.

Monday, May 25, 2009 3:25:39 PM

Congress MPs from Tamil Nadu lobbying to become ministers
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) Hectic lobbying is on by the Congress MPs from Tamil Nadu to get into the Manmohan Singh government, a party source said Monday.

Monday, May 25, 2009 1:59:22 PM

PM appeals for peace in Punjab
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday appealed to the people of Punjab to maintain peace and harmony after violence broke out in the state following the death of a Sikh religious leader in a clash in Vienna.

Monday, May 25, 2009 1:44:52 PM

DMK appoints Vijayan its leaders in Lok Sabha
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) With the DMK's issues regarding joining the United Progressive Aalliance (UPA) government nearly resolved, the party announced here Monday that A.K.S. Vijayan will be the leader of its parliamentary party in the Lok Sabha.

Monday, May 25, 2009 1:31:03 PM

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