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Prez, PM greets nation on Ram Navami
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Ram Navami, the birthday of Lord Ram.

Thursday, April 18, 2013 8:25:43 PM

Land acquisition bill gets all party nod
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The government Thursday achieved a breakthrough when it reached a "broad consensus" on the land acquisition bill, paving the way for its introduction in parliament in the second half of the current budget session, which resumes Monday.

Thursday, April 18, 2013 6:51:53 PM

Modi factor will not benefit BJP, says Mayawati
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati Thursday ruled out any political benefit to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in case it filed Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate.

Thursday, April 18, 2013 6:37:52 PM

Bhullar's clemency plea under consideration: Shinde
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The representation submitted by Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders seeking clemency for the 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar is under consideration, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday.

Thursday, April 18, 2013 6:14:17 PM

Rights group slams West Bengal government, police
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) Thursday slammed the West Bengal government and police for the recent cases involving the death of a student activist in police custody and the chaining of another to his hospital bed.

Thursday, April 18, 2013 6:14:16 PM

Owner of motorcycle used in Bangalore blast traced: Shinde
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police have managed to trace the owner of the motorcycle used in the Bangalore blast, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday. He ruled out any impact of the incident on the forthcoming Karnataka assembly elections.

Thursday, April 18, 2013 5:47:54 PM

Maharashtra cop thrashed by legislators faces departmental probe
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) A committee appointed to probe the beating up, allegedly by legislators, of a sub-inspector of police within the Maharashtra assembly premises last month recommended, Thursday, a departmental inquiry against the police officer.

Thursday, April 18, 2013 5:42:05 PM

Freeze reservations in panchayats, says experts panel
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Reservations for women, scheduled castes/tribals (SC/STs) and other backward classes (OBCs) in panchayat raj institutions should be frozen for two or three terms so that they get the same opportunity as MPs and legislators to augment experience and knowledge, says an experts committee.

Thursday, April 18, 2013 5:16:16 PM

JD-U, BJP spat on Modi issue continues
Patna, April 18 (IANS) The war of words between Bihar's ruling coalition partners - the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Bharatiya Janata Party - over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's suitability as a prime ministerial candidate continued with both sides attacking each other on the issue.

Thursday, April 18, 2013 4:38:03 PM

Land acquisition bill gets all party nod
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The government said Thursday there was broad consensus on the land acquisition bill, paving the way for its introduction in parliament in the second half of the budget session, resuming Monday.

Thursday, April 18, 2013 4:28:04 PM

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