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India-Pakistan match halts Bengal poll campaign
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) As the excitement soared across the country over the high-voltage India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal clash Wednesday, politicians in poll-bound West Bengal too wrapped up campaigning by afternoon and were glued to their TV sets.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 7:29:23 PM

Apex court upholds poll panel stay on Kerala's rice scheme
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) In a setback to Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front, the Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the Election Commission's order directing the state government to defer its decision to extend a scheme for providing rice at Rs.2 per kg to all ration card holders that was announced on the eve of the assembly elections.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 7:05:24 PM

World Cup shaped bouquet for Diskhit's birthday
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) With the World Cup being the flavour of the season, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will be presented a 6-foot tall bouquet shaped like the prized cup on her birthday Thursday.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:47:56 PM

It's cricket watching time in Shillong too
Shillong, March 30 (IANS) The India-Pakistan match has almost everyone in Shillong, including Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, glued to their television sets.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:37:00 PM

BJP to launch anti-BSP rallies
Lucknow, March 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it will launch a series of rallies in various parts of Uttar Pradesh from April 9 against the 'anti-people policies' of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:36:36 PM

People will vote for good governance: Thangkabalu
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) People in Tamil Nadu will vote for the DMK-led alliance for the good governance provided by the current government, state Congress president K.V. Thangkabalu said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:23:28 PM

Gujarat bans book on Gandhi, Modi calls it perverse
Gandhinagar, March 30 (IANS) A controversial book on Mahatma Gandhi was banned in his native state of Gujarat Wednesday, with Chief Minister Narendra Modi saying its contents were perverse and defamed the icon of non-violence.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:09:40 PM

Andhra chief minister rejects minister's resignation
Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Wednesday rejected the resignation of his cabinet colleague Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy, who attacked opposition legislators in the assembly two days ago.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 4:33:15 PM

Amount spent on Dalai Lama security shrouded in secrecy
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) The amount spent on providing security to Tibetan spiritual leaders - the Dalai Lama and the Karmapa - continues to be a secret.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 1:40:10 PM

Sack Sheila Dikshit, says BJP
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday sought the sacking of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over allegations of corruption by civic agencies ahead of the Commonwealth Games (CWG).

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 12:34:29 PM

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