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Andhra to get deputy chief minister to counter Telangana stir
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) The ruling Congress is gearing up to appoint a deputy chief minister from Telangana to tackle the renewed movement to carve a separate state out of Andhra Pradesh.

Sunday, May 08, 2011 5:20:39 PM

Parliament not to publish members' assets details online
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) At a time when even the Supreme court judges have put details of their assets and wealth online, the two houses of parliament have ruled out publishing such details of its members online.

Sunday, May 08, 2011 5:14:27 PM

Farmer fury spreads, death toll is four
Agra/Greater Noida, May 8 (IANS) Farmers' fury over land takeover spread Sunday to Agra in Uttar Pradesh as the number of dead in clashes with security forces in Greater Noida rose to four, officials said.

Sunday, May 08, 2011 5:00:55 PM

Sidelined, former accountant general seeks CBI probe
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) Armed with documents revealed through the Right to Information (RTI), former accountant general of Kerala James Joseph has sought a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe on why he was not appointed a member of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT).

Sunday, May 08, 2011 4:25:41 PM

Bastar votes in by-poll amid Maoist firing
Raipur, May 8 (IANS) Polling booths in the urban and forested areas of Bastar in Chhattisgarh presented a study in contrast Sunday, as about 20-22 percent of 11.94 lakh voters exercised their franchise by noon in the Lok Sabha by-election amid sporadic firing by Maoists.

Sunday, May 08, 2011 1:28:23 PM

Social audit points to failure of power scheme in Bihar
Patna, May 8 (IANS) In power-starved Bihar, a central government-backed rural electrification scheme has failed to achieve its target due to official apathy and poor implementation, a social audit conducted in two districts has revealed.

Sunday, May 08, 2011 12:04:37 AM

Three MPs agree to take student interns
Chennai, May 8 (IANS) Three members of the Lok Sabha Saturday said they are willing to take students as interns so that they can get first hand experience of parliament's functioning.

Sunday, May 08, 2011 12:02:38 AM

Jammu and Kashmir BJP legislator opposes action against him
Jammu, May 7 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chaman Lal Gupta has questioned the party's decision to suspend him and issue a notice following cross-voting in the legislative council polls April 13.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 11:54:28 PM

CBI summons two Punjab ministers in graft case
Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday summoned two Punjab ministers in a graft case.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 11:31:28 PM

Marandi ends hunger strike
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) Former chief minister and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) president Babulal Marandi Saturday ended his seven-day-old fast, demanding a special assembly session to discuss the on-going demolition drive against unauthorised constructions in the state.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 11:31:16 PM

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