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President, PM greet nation on Buddha Poornima
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of Buddha Poornima, which is being celebrated Saturday, and stressed the importance of Lord Buddha's teachings of non-violence.

Friday, May 08, 2009 9:34:14 PM

Court panel calls for revocation of NSA against Varun Gandhi
Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) The special advisory board of the Allahabad High Court Friday recommended withdrawal of the stringent National Security Act (NSA) invoked against BJP's Varun Gandhi for his inflammatory communal utterances in Pilibhit in March. The Uttar Pradesh government is to move the Supreme Court against the advice.

Friday, May 08, 2009 9:05:04 PM

Karunanidhi to be discharged from hospital Saturday
Chennai, May 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi is likely to be discharged Saturday from a hospital here following his recovery from high fever, hospital authorities said Friday.

Friday, May 08, 2009 9:01:58 PM

Advani revives temple card in West Bengal
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani here Friday reiterated his party's resolve to build a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya.

Friday, May 08, 2009 8:45:05 PM

Revocation of NSA a historic moment: Varun Gandhi
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Varun Gandhi Friday termed as a 'historic moment' the revocation of the National Security Act against him and said the 'authorities' would have to 'answer' for the 20 days he spent in detention.

Friday, May 08, 2009 8:30:44 PM

Jayalalitha cannot be an ally ever: Chidambaram
Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu), May 8 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday ruled out any post-poll tie up with the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu.

Friday, May 08, 2009 8:10:24 PM

Nitish Kumar at centre of political tug-of-war
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar continued to be wooed by all sides with a week left for judgement day. BJP leader L.K. Advani Friday swore by 'Nitish's friendship' and the Congress, under attack from its allies, said it was not going to 'make a hero' of Kumar three days after party leader Rahul Gandhi praised the Bihar leader.

Friday, May 08, 2009 7:45:36 PM

BJP welcomes revocation of NSA charges on Varun
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday welcomed the revocation of National Security Act (NSA) charges against Varun Gandhi and termed the move as a 'rebuff to those who tried to implicate him'.

Friday, May 08, 2009 7:41:34 PM

Ranchi mayor seeks administrator, threatens demonstration
Ranchi, May 8 (IANS) Ranchi Mayor Rama Khalko Friday said he would stage a sit-in demonstration in front of the governor's residence here to seek an administrator for the Jharkhand capital's civic body.

Friday, May 08, 2009 7:21:22 PM

Achuthanandan asked to go? Politburo says it is rumour
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The rift between Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan and CPI-M state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan took an ugly turn Friday with the party's state secretariat reportedly asking Achuthanandan to step down. The central leadership however dismissed these reports as 'rumour'.

Friday, May 08, 2009 7:21:02 PM

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