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Tamil Nadu police warn of stern action, VCK leader calls off strike
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu police Sunday warned violent protesters of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) of stringent action, including detention under the National Security Act and shoot-at-sight orders. Its leader Thol Thirumavalavan later called off his four-day-old hunger strike to protest the plight of Sri Lankan Tamils.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 9:52:19 PM

Kalyan meets Mulayam, triggers speculation in BJP
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Kalyan Singh Sunday met Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav amid speculation that he was contemplating to quit the BJP again.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 9:26:12 PM

Andhra government rejects demand for probe in Maytas deals
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Sunday ruled out a probe into the public projects awarded to Maytas Infra, the company promoted by a son of disgraced Satyam Computer Services founder-chairman B. Ramalinga Raju.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 9:11:08 PM

Jogi under attack from partymen for Chhattisgarh poll debacle
Raipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Several Congress leaders have targetted party veteran and former chief minister Ajit Jogi for his alleged role in the defeat of many candidates in the recent Chhattisgarh assembly elections.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 8:39:09 PM

Police threaten violent protesters in Tamil Nadu of stern action
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu police Sunday warned violent protesters of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) of stringent action, including detention under the National Security Act and shoot-at-sight orders, if they continued to damage public property to protest the plight of Sri Lankan Tamils.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 8:31:16 PM

Majithia steps down to accommodate Sukhbir Badal in Punjab cabinet
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) Punjab Information and Public Relations Minister Bikramjit Singh Majithia Sunday submitted his resignation from the state cabinet to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 7:50:16 PM

Manmohan goes to transport office to renew driving licence
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday left many officials surprised as he personally went to the regional transport office (RTO) to get his driving licensed renewed - like any other citizen.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 6:47:32 PM

Manmohan, Advani, Rahul, Modi - who will be next PM?
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) With election drums sounding on the horizon, India's two prinicipal political formations have begun debating their prime ministerial candidates, with closed door talk weighing their vote-drawing qualities and ability to lead their parties and alliances to victory in what by all accounts should be a pretty close contest.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 6:16:20 PM

Ban on public gatherings continues, tension in Dooars
Siliguri, Jan 18 (IANS) Prohibitory orders banning gathering of more than four people continued in parts of the Dooars area of West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district Sunday, a day after violent clashes between workers of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) and the Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikas Parishad (ABAVP) left 10 people injured.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 5:54:01 PM

Hazare backs Raj Thackeray's tirade against Non-Marathis
Varanasi, Jan 18 (IANS) Veteran social activist Anna Hazare backs Maharashtra Navnirmaan Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's campaign against non-Marathi 'Dadagiri' (dominance) in Maharashtra, but opposes the violent means being used to achieve the purpose.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 4:22:13 PM

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