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Obama's win cheered in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7 (IANS) People here, including college and school students, cheered President Barack Obama's re-election Wednesday and expressed hope that he will help allay global conflicts and check economic woes.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 6:58:22 PM

RSS' Gurumurthy defends Gadkari on graft charges
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) RSS ideologue S. Gurumurthy defended the BJP's beleaguered president Nitin Gadkari Wednesday, saying that the companies which invested in Purti Group belong to Nagpur Group, which have no political connections.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 6:54:05 PM

JMM will lead new government in Jharkhand: Soren
Ranchi, Nov 7 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren Wednesday repeated his demand for a change in leadership after the BJP-led Jharkhand government completes 28 months in power in January.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 6:16:27 PM

In a SVEEP, voting is up in India
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Greater numbers of people, particularly youth and women, are registering as voters and casting their ballots in India's elections, thanks to the Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) programme, the Election Commission (EC) says.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 4:34:38 PM

Special state demand gains momentum in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Nov 7 (IANS) Leaders across the political spectrum, except those of the Congress, have raised their pitch for a special status for Jharkhand after the demand was made by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at his "Adhikar rally" in Patna Nov 4.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 4:34:38 PM

UP has no money for Mahatma Gandhi, ample for Ambedkar
Lucknow, Nov 7 (IANS) Does Mahatma Gandhi belong to the Congress? In Uttar Pradesh, it would seem so as a Right to Information (RTI) poser has revealed that the state government "does not allocate any funds for celebrating the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi."

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 3:52:37 PM

No caste bar for CM, says Lalu Prasad
Patna, Nov 7 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday said that chief ministership would be decided on the basis of votes polled, not on the basis of caste identity.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 3:50:43 PM

PM congratulates Obama on re-election
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday congratulated US President Barack Obama on his re-election and personally committed to a "rewarding" association to build further on the global strategic partnership that the two nations have built over the last four years.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 3:44:16 PM

Orissa assembly winter session to begin Nov 27
Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (IANS) The winter session of the Odisha assembly will begin Nov 27, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 3:22:33 PM

Buntings and hash browns as Indians cheer Obama win
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Blue, white and red - the colours of the US flag - sparkled in the sun-dappled lawns of the Hotel Imperial in the capital where an eclectic crowd of friends of America, mediapersons, students, politicians and diplomats, over a lavish breakfast spread, cheered President Barack Obama on his re-election.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 2:34:16 PM

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