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Uttar Pradesh Haj committee to demand increase in quota
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) With more devout from the state applying for the Haj pilgrimage, the Uttar Pradesh State Haj Committee Monday decided to request the central Haj committee to increase its quota.

Monday, September 28, 2009 5:25:58 PM

Festivals come handy to Jharkhand politicians
Ranchi, Sep 28 (IANS) The festivals of Eid and Dussehra have provided politicians in Jharkhand handy platforms to promote themselves at a time when elections to the state assembly are expected soon.

Monday, September 28, 2009 2:42:37 PM

Chinese scare turns into election issue in Arunachal
Itanagar, Sep 28 (IANS) Two major allies of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the centre are raking up the Chinese incursion issue in the run up to the assembly elections in the frontier state of Arunachal Pradesh even as Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu maintains that Chinese claims over the state are baseless.

Monday, September 28, 2009 10:04:06 AM

Shatrughan Sinha showers praise on Rahul Gandhi
Nagpur, Sep 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has an 'impressive personality' and a bright future, film star turned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Shatrughan Sinha said Sunday.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 9:53:08 PM

Congress infighting erupts again: Jagan's followers torch buses
Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The differences in Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress over Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's successor again erupted Sunday as a group claiming to support the late chief minister's son, Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy, torched two buses in Rajahamundry town to protest a party MP's remarks on the issue.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 7:58:18 PM

BJP wants government intervention in Air India strike
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Demanding the central government's intervention in the Air India strike, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday condemned the national carrier's decision to slash the wages and productivity-linked incentives (PLI) of its pilots.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 7:09:45 PM

Don't withdraw paramilitary from Maoist-affected district: Chouhan
Bhopal, Sep 27 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked the central government not to withdraw the paramilitary forces from the state's Maoist-affected Balaghat district, warning it could lead to the rebels' resurgence in the area, official sources said Sunday.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 5:29:09 PM

Now, Kashmiri Gujjars invite Rahul Gandhi to their homes
Jammu, Sep 27 (IANS) Having heard about Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi moving without security, staying in huts of the poor and downtrodden in Uttar Pradesh and even having a bath in the open, the Gujjars in Jammu and Kashmir have urged him to visit them and share the experiences of their nomadic life.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 2:51:39 PM

Arunachal chief minister wins poll unopposed third time
Itanagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu is third time lucky to have been elected unopposed to the 60-member state legislature -- a rare feat for a politician in India.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 2:34:04 PM

Maoist killing of MP's son has Chhattisgarh leaders worried
Raipur, Sep 27 (IANS) A day after Maoists carried out a deadly assault on Lok Sabha MP Baliram Kashyap's family, Chhattisgarh politicians, especially legislators from the rebel-affected Bastar region, have sought enhanced security cover from the police.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 12:30:29 PM

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