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Meenas plan mass meet against Gujjars in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Dec 8 (IANS) A tribals' organisation representing the Meenas - a major community in Rajasthan - and others presently in the scheduled tribe category is planning to hold a mass meet here Sunday to oppose any move to grant tribal status to the Gujjar community.

Saturday, December 08, 2007 5:34:18 PM

Tripura court frames charge against Congress MLA
Agartala, Dec 8 (IANS) A Tripura court has framed charges against sitting Congress legislator Birajit Sinha and five others following prima-facie evidences of their involvement in a murder case, officials said here Saturday.

Saturday, December 08, 2007 5:32:35 PM

Buddhadeb blames media for Ram controversy
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) After drawing flak from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for questioning the existence of Lord Ram, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya Saturday blamed the media for 'putting his remarks out of context'.

Saturday, December 08, 2007 5:08:49 PM

Jharkhand minister to bring privilege motion against official
Ranchi, Dec 8 (IANS) Jharkhand Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Bandhu Tirkey Saturday said he would bring in a privilege motion against a bureaucrat for allegedly 'spreading misinformation' about him.

Saturday, December 08, 2007 4:55:18 PM

Mayawati to acquire new aircraft for personal use
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has decided to buy a brand new aircraft for her personal travel and sent off senior officials in her government to the United States to negotiate the deal.

Saturday, December 08, 2007 4:01:01 PM

Iskcon major threat to communists: CPI-M
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has lived up to its image of a true iconoclast. After questioning the existence of Lord Ram, the party has now trained its guns on the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon), describing it as a 'major threat' to communists.

Saturday, December 08, 2007 3:20:12 PM

Poll panel extends deadline for Modi's reply
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday extended by over eight hours its 11 a.m. deadline for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to reply to its notice for his alleged speech inciting communal passions while referring to the 2005 staged killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh.

Saturday, December 08, 2007 3:04:57 PM

Ram Setu 'man-made', says government publication
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The controversial Adam's bridge off the Tamil Nadu coast could be 'man-made' and has an 'echo in the ancient mythological epic, the Ramayana', says a government publication tabled in parliament last week - a development that could put the Congress-led government in a piquant spot.

Saturday, December 08, 2007 12:16:58 PM

Water, power issues to dominate in Saurashtra
Rajkot, Dec 8 (IANS) In the vast farmer-dominated belt of Saurashtra, water and power shortages will dominate the Gujarat assembly elections.

Saturday, December 08, 2007 11:22:09 AM

Bad weather may cool Himachal poll fever
Shimla, Dec 8 (IANS) Gathering snow clouds and icy winds could dampen the assembly election campaign as it enters the last phase in Himachal Pradesh.

Saturday, December 08, 2007 9:01:37 AM

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