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BSP officials out to taint SP''s image, says Akhilesh Yadav
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Amid reports of hooliganism by Samajwadi Party supporters in several parts of the state, party president Akhilesh Yadav Friday accused "mischief makers" and state government officials of trying to sully the SP''s name following its triumph in the assembly polls.

Friday, March 09, 2012 2:43:28 PM

In Kerala by-election, it is Chandy versus Achuthanandan
Kochi, March 9 (IANS) A battle royale is shaping up in the sleepy little town of Piravom near Kochi in Kerala. Though the assembly by-election here March 17 would see a clash between two rivals who go by the same surname of Jacob, the real fight appears to be between Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and his predecessor V.S. Achuthanadan.

Friday, March 09, 2012 1:15:58 PM

Congress garners numbers, to stake claim in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, March 9 (IANS) The Congress Friday said it would form the government in Uttarakhand with the support of three independents and a regional party member, ending days of uncertainty after a hung verdict in the hill state.

Friday, March 09, 2012 1:11:53 PM

Team Anna calls for law to protect whistleblowers
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Condemning the killing of an IPS officer while he was trying to stop a tractor laden with illegally-quarried stones in Madhya Pradesh, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Friday called for a stringent whistleblower protection law.

Friday, March 09, 2012 1:08:03 PM

Dalai Lama not to address Tibetans on ''uprising day''
Dharamsala, March 9 (IANS) For the first time in 53 years, Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will not address a gathering of Tibetans March 10, the day the Chinese launched a crackdown to suppress an uprising in Tibet in 1959, his aides said.

Friday, March 09, 2012 12:58:30 PM

''Immediate reforms vital for cleansing public life''
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Ridding the public domain of corruption and criminality may be a laudable goal, but it''s doubtful whether a Lokpal would succeed in reforming the system, a renowned engineer says.

Friday, March 09, 2012 11:53:20 AM

Congress to stake claim in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, March 9 (IANS) The Congress party said Friday it will meet the Uttarakhand governor to stake claim to form the government in the hill state as it has got the support of 36 legislators in the 70-member assembly.

Friday, March 09, 2012 11:33:16 AM

Post UP, Bengal Congress softens stand on Trinamool
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) After its poor showing in the Uttar Pradesh polls, the Congress appears to be softening its stand towards ally Trinamool Congress. This is already evident in West Bengal where the state Congress chief, who had adopted a belligerent posture until recently, is now saying the two parties are "natural allies".

Friday, March 09, 2012 11:28:55 AM

More legislators involved in Karnataka porngate
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Several Karnataka legislators have viewed porn clips in the assembly and not just three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers who quit over the issue Feb 8, a panel probing the incident said Thursday.

Thursday, March 08, 2012 8:03:40 PM

Ibobi heads for Delhi to meet Congress leadership
Imphal, March 8 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh left for New Delhi Thursday to consult Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other party leaders on the formation of the next government in the state.

Thursday, March 08, 2012 7:17:03 PM

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