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Achuthanandan remark upsets LDF ally
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) The Janata Dal (S) faction of the ruling Left alliance Thursday termed as 'irresponsible' a remark by Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan about state Transport Minister Jose Thettayil.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 10:36:55 PM

BJP declines to comment on Shatrughan's remarks
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday declined to comment on party MP Shatrughan Sinha's remarks on the composition of the new team of office-bearers announced Tuesday.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 9:45:15 PM

Nadda resigns as Himachal forest minister
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Forest Minister J.P. Nadda, who was appointed a general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday, resigned as cabinet minister Thursday to take up his new party assignment.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 8:50:45 PM

About 3,000 Chhattisgarh farmers held in Raipur
Raipur, March 18 (IANS) About 3,000 of an estimated 5,000 paddy farmers who gathered in Chhattisgarh capital Thursday for a protest at the state assembly complex, were arrested.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 8:41:41 PM

'Camp level failure may have led to Silda attack'
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday absolved senior officials of any blame in the Maoist attack that left 24 Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) personnel dead last month at Silda, saying there could have been some failure at the camp leadership level.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 8:39:15 PM

Delhi not to phase out autos for now, says Dikshit
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A day after announcing that auto-rickshaws would be replaced by battery-operated vehicles, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday said no such move was in the offing for now, but auto-rickshaw drivers threatened to resist if the government chose to do so.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 8:22:42 PM

Congress official urges ex-servicemen not to return medals
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Four days after a protest rally by ex-servicemen, an All India Congress Committee (AICC) leader has called upon retired defence officials not to be 'misguided' into returning medals on the issue of one-rank one-pension.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 8:09:26 PM

Police probe bee attack at Mayawati rally
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police Thursday registered a case of criminal conspiracy against unnamed people for attempting to trigger a stampede at the rally of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and addressed by Chief Minister Mayawati here Monday.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 7:52:29 PM

BJP's stand on nuclear liability bill remains unchanged
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday questioned the government's intention over the key civil nuclear liability bill, saying the compensation mechanism in case of an atomic accident was being legislated under international pressure and 'may benefit' private players at a later stage.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 7:30:08 PM

Gujarat to set up a prison for terrorists
Gandhinagar, March 18 (IANS) The Gujarat government will construct the country's first prison for terrorists within one year, Minister of State for Home Amit Shah announced in the state assembly Thursday.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 7:06:57 PM

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