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Modi takes cleanliness campaign to ghats in Varanasi
Varanasi, Nov 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday took his cleanliness drive to the ghats of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. He cleaned an area on the banks of river Ganga as a part of the Nirmal Ganga Mission.

Saturday, November 08, 2014 9:46:11 AM

Goa CM Parrikar to quit Saturday
Panaji, Nov 8 (IANS) After accepting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's formal invitation to join his central cabinet because it was a matter of "national interest", Goa Chief MInister Manohar Parrikar is expected to quit Saturday.

Saturday, November 08, 2014 9:00:03 AM

Jaitley defends Modi government in Gujarat over 2002 riots
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday defended the then Gujarat government headed by Narendra Modi over the 2002 riots, saying the state government was not responsible for the incident that sparked off the violence - the burning of the Godhra train in 2002 in which 59 people were burnt alive.

Friday, November 07, 2014 11:54:03 PM

Australian woman murdered in Puttaparthi
Hyderabad, Nov 7 (IANS) A 75-year-old Australian woman, who was missing for more than two months in Andhra Pradesh's Puttaparthi town, has been murdered, police said.

Friday, November 07, 2014 11:44:04 PM

Verbal sparring between Jaitley, Chidambaram at Sardesai book launch
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Some verbal sparring, most of it good natured but at times acerbic, between two senior politicians - former union minister P. Chidambaram and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, over issues including state of the economy, reasons for defeat of the UPA and even Rahul Gandhi, livened up the discussion during a book launch here Friday.

Friday, November 07, 2014 11:44:03 PM

Congress forms shadow committees to nail government
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Keen to shore up its performance in parliament and play its role as an effective opposition to the Narendra Modi government inside and outside the house, the Congress has formed some shadow committees, party sources said.

Friday, November 07, 2014 11:20:08 PM

Government improving infrastructure along China border, says Jaitley
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) With China ramping up its infrastructure along the border, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Friday said the government was taking necessary steps based on "strategic reality of the neighbourhood" and work was being carried out on 73 roads measuring 3,812 km along the border with China.

Friday, November 07, 2014 11:20:06 PM

Charge sheet has nothing to do with Congress' infighting: Sangma
Shillong, Nov 7 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Friday said the charge sheeting of woman cabinet minister Deborah Ch. Marak has nothing to do with the internal bickering within the Congress.

Friday, November 07, 2014 11:16:28 PM

Will restore Varanasi's global pre-eminence, says Modi
Varanasi, Nov 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday described Varanasi as an important part of India's heritage, and underlined his resolve to restore it to its position of global pre-eminence.

Friday, November 07, 2014 11:12:17 PM

Peres launches project on 'second green revolution' in India
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Former Israeli president Shimon Peres Friday launched a special project 'Creating a Second Green Revolution in India', a "track-2" non-governmental trilateral cooperation between India, Israel and Australia.

Friday, November 07, 2014 11:06:17 PM

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