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Gorkha League not to support Jaswant Singh in Darjeeling
Darjeeling, April 10 (IANS) Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League (ABGL), an outfit run by the Gorkha community in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, Friday said it will not support Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former union minister Jaswant Singh in the Lok Sabha election.

Friday, April 10, 2009 10:11:56 PM

Vaiko's 'bloodbath' remark exposes fissures in Third Front
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko's warning of a 'bloodbath' in Tamil Nadu over the Sri Lankan Tamil tangle has brought out fissures in the AIADMK-led Third Front with the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) demanding an explanation from him.

Friday, April 10, 2009 10:00:37 PM

Lalgarh crisis deepens as CPI-M, tribal leader trade charges
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) The crisis in West Bengal's tribal-dominated Lalgarh area where residents have been protesting police 'excesses' and resisting a planned government crackdown against Maoist rebels, deepened Friday with a senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and tribal leader trading charges on the agitation.

Friday, April 10, 2009 9:52:14 PM

Not contesting elections due to surgery: PM
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday his recent heart surgery was the main reason he was not contesting the Lok Sabha elections.

Friday, April 10, 2009 9:46:57 PM

Jindal latest victim of shoe attack, 'forgives' attacker
Kurukshetra (Haryana), April 10 (IANS) Millionaire industrialist and Congress MP Naveen Jindal Friday become the latest victim of a shoe attack when a drunk retired school teacher hurled a footwear at him inside the Congress party office in this Haryana town. Jindal said he had 'forgiven' the attacker.

Friday, April 10, 2009 9:33:42 PM

I was ready to resign if n-deal did not go through: PM
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) In a candid admission, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday that the 'toughest decision' of his tenure was the inking of the India-US civil nuclear deal and that he was ready to resign if it did not go through.

Friday, April 10, 2009 9:30:51 PM

Subramanian Swamy wants central forces deployed in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Friday warned of serious trouble from pro-LTTE elements in Tamil Nadu and demanded that central paramilitary forces be deployed to take preventive measures.

Friday, April 10, 2009 9:24:59 PM

Combative PM takes on Advani, keeps door open for Left support
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Less than a week before the elections, a combative Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he did not want to accord Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani the status of an 'alternative prime minister', kept open the door for Left support and lauded the Congress party decision to drop Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar as poll candidates.

Friday, April 10, 2009 8:44:59 PM

Serious threat to disrupt polls: PM
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said there was a 'serious threat' by terrorists to disrupt the coming elections in India and admitted his government had failed to ward off terror attacks.

Friday, April 10, 2009 8:20:31 PM

Sedition charges politically motivated: Vaiko
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko Friday termed the Tamil Nadu government's move to charge him with sedition for his remarks in support of the Tamil Tigers' chief as 'politically motivated'.

Friday, April 10, 2009 8:17:04 PM

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