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Punjab government approves Ludhiana metro project
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) The Punjab cabinet Wednesday approved the detailed project report (DPR) for the proposed Ludhiana Metro Rail project, a state government spokesman said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:58:42 PM

Government trying to mislead nation: Hazare
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Civil society representatives Wednesday hit out at the government for saying they wanted to create a 'parallel government' through an ombudsman and said their draft anti-graft bill aimed for an autonomous Lokpal free of government interference.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:58:15 PM

Declare Singur land law void, Tata Motors tells court
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Wednesday asked the West Bengal government to maintain peace at Tata Motors' small car plant in Singur after the auto maker said the Singur land law should be declared void for being 'unconstitutional' and 'illegal'.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:46:00 PM

Yeddyurappa faces new charges, and quit demands
New Delhi/Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) A day after the Karnataka high court remarked that the state seemed to have become number one in corruption, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday faced new charges of 'fraudulently' acquiring a cement company in the state and fresh demands for his resignation.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:21:59 PM

Munde moves will not affect saffron alliance: Bal Thackeray
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Gopinath Munde's plan to leave his party would not affect the alliance of Shiv Sena-BJP-Republican Party of India in Maharashtra, Sena chief Bal Thackeray said here Wednesday, ahead of Munde's announcement to remain in his party.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:12:58 PM

Congress dismisses BJP allegation of spying on Mukherjee
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday dismissed the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) allegation that the government was spying on Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, and said the opposition party only wanted to divert attention from a rebellion within its ranks.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 6:43:49 PM

Kerala chief minister's office to function 24x7
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) In a first for India, the Kerala chief minister's office will function 24x7 with the state cabinet Wednesday sanctioning the move.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 6:43:16 PM

Consensus again eludes women's reservation bill
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The women's reservation bill that seeks to reserve 33 percent seats for women in parliament and state legislatures hit another roadblock with an all-party meeting convened by Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday failing to break the deadlock over its provisions.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 6:42:49 PM

Oommen Chandy's office to function 24x7
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet Wednesday cleared a proposal for the chief minister's office to function 24x7, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 6:17:38 PM

Digvijay warns Anna against another fast
Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Wednesday warned social activist Anna Hazare not to fast again else he may get the 'same treatment' as yoga guru Baba Ramdev got recently.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 6:16:35 PM

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