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Central government creating distrust, says Modi
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Monday alleged that the central government''s move to give police powers to the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre, the Railway Protection Force and the Border Security Force were creating an atmosphere of distrust with the state.

Monday, April 16, 2012 2:52:42 PM

55 percent voting in Delhi civic polls
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The total voter turnout for Delhi''s civic poll held Sunday was 55 percent. Delhi Election Commissioner Rakesh Mehta described it as "impressive but below the anticipated 60 percent".

Monday, April 16, 2012 2:37:12 PM

Akhilesh calls for more police recruitment, better security infrastructure
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Making his debut on the national stage after becoming chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav Monday called for better security infrastructure, more recruitment to police forces and asked for extending "mega city policing" to Noida and Ghaziabad that adjoin the capital.

Monday, April 16, 2012 2:22:42 PM

PM to discuss NCTC with chief ministers May 5
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday assured the chief ministers that he would hold a separate meeting with them May 5 to discuss the controversial proposal to set up a National Counter Terrorism Centre.

Monday, April 16, 2012 1:35:12 PM

''States being reduced to glorified municipalities''
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday accused the central government of bringing the states down to the level of glorified municipal corporations by restricting their operational magnitude, tightening finances and encroaching upon states'' powers.

Monday, April 16, 2012 1:24:02 PM

Chidambaram asks states to combat domestic terror modules
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Expressing concern over the growing number of domestic terror outfits, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday appealed to states to join in countering such outfits.

Monday, April 16, 2012 12:58:51 PM

Mayawati attacks Samajwadi Party
Agra, April 15 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati Sunday refuted allegations by the ruling Samajwadi Party that her government wasted precious space by developing parks.

Sunday, April 15, 2012 10:32:16 PM

Haryana politician still in hospital
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) Haryana''s chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Ram Kishan Fauji continued to be in a hospital here Sunday after being found unconscious under mysterious circumstances at his official residence in Panchkula the day before.

Sunday, April 15, 2012 9:55:06 PM

Highest ever voting in peaceful Delhi civic polls
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) An estimated 55 to 60 percent voting - the highest ever - took place in the elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Sunday, which were peaceful and saw the highest turnout in east Delhi, State Election Commissioner Rakesh Mehta said.

Sunday, April 15, 2012 8:46:56 PM

55 percent turnout in Maharashtra civic polls
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Barring a stray fight between two groups, five municipal corporations in the state saw peaceful voting with an average of 55 percent turnout Sunday.

Sunday, April 15, 2012 8:16:06 PM

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