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Youth Congress in Kerala protests 'Gandhi vs commando' ad
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) Youth Congress activists in Kerala will Monday launch protests against Idea Cellular Ltd's new television commercial which they say depicts Mahatma Gandhi in poor light.

Sunday, February 22, 2009 6:17:27 PM

Pranab, Buddhadeb share dais, criticise Mamata
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Ignoring Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's calls, senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee Sunday shared the dias with West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and, in an oblique reference to her, also berated those who derail the development process 'by spreading thorns in the way'.

Sunday, February 22, 2009 5:32:55 PM

Election Commission to hold series of preparatory meets
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Election Commission will hold a series of meetings in the coming weeks before announcing the dates for the Lok Sabha polls.

Sunday, February 22, 2009 4:48:30 PM

Modi likens Rahul to 'aquarium fish', Congress calls him 'piranha'
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The war of words between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress grew shriller Sunday, with Modi likening Congress MP Rahul Gandhi to 'small fish' in an aquarium, and the Congress retorting by describing him as a 'piranha who devours human beings'.

Sunday, February 22, 2009 4:37:14 PM

Rahul Gandhi meets women artisans in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi interacted with women artisans in a Kutch village Sunday as part of his two-day tour of the Kutch, Saurashtra and northern regions of Gujarat.

Sunday, February 22, 2009 3:10:58 PM

Chhattisgarh reluctant to take up Maoists' peace talk offer
Raipur, Feb 22 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is now reluctant to take up the offer for peace talks made by the Maoists twice recently, after the leftist rebels killed three CRPF troopers in an ambush Feb 19.

Sunday, February 22, 2009 1:30:27 PM

Security stepped up in Chennai for self-immolation victim's funeral
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) Security was tightened in and around the Tamil Nadu capital Sunday ahead of the funeral of a man who set himself ablaze in support of the Sri Lankan Tamils, an issue that has led to widespread violence in the city.

Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:00:52 AM

BSP will not give ticket to Atiq Ahmad: Mayawati
Lucknow, Feb 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday said her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) would not field controversial Samajwadi Party parliamentarian Atiq Ahmad in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Saturday, February 21, 2009 10:33:52 PM

West Bengal slides in list of investment-friendly states
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) Post Nandigram and Singur fiascos, West Bengal slipped to 13th position in 2008 from fourth in the previous year among India's major investment-centric states, according to a paper brought out by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham).

Saturday, February 21, 2009 10:27:16 PM

Chouhan launches 'justice rally' in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Saturday embarked on a 'justice rally' to protest the central government's alleged discrimination against the state.

Saturday, February 21, 2009 9:07:58 PM

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