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Protests continue in Telangana, channels unite to fight media curbs
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Protests for separate Telangana state continued for the third consecutive day Saturday while Osmania University remained tense and Telugu television channels came together to fight the curbs on media after police issued notice to a channel for telecasting visuals of violence.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 10:21:22 PM

Karunanidhi requests Kerala to declare Pongal holiday
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Saturday requested the Kerala government to declare local holiday in its border districts for Pongal festival.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 10:12:13 PM

Almost half of polling stations in Bengal sensitive
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi Saturday expressed concern over the violence in West Bengal and declared almost half of the 51,991 polling stations for the upcoming assembly polls as sensitive.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 10:11:41 PM

CPI-M government a bandit government: Mamata
Dhulagarh (West Bengal), Jan 8 (IANS) Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Saturday launched a scathing attack on Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front government and termed it as a government of 'harmads' (bandits).

Saturday, January 08, 2011 9:56:54 PM

Kolkata intellectuals protest against Lalgarh killings
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) A section of intellectuals Saturday took out a procession and blocked a main busy road in the city in protest against the killing of seven villagers near Lalgarh in West Bengal's West Midnapore district a day earlier.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 9:47:55 PM

Yechury faults Sibal's zero loss claim in 2G spectrum row
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury Saturday said Communications Minister Kapil Sibal appeared to be in a 'cover-up' exercise over the 2G spectrum scandal.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 8:55:36 PM

Congress flays Madhya Pradesh BJP leader for tax evasion
Bhopal, Jan 8 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh unit of the Congress Saturday tried to put the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the dock after one of its state leaders Ramesh Garg was fined Rs.156 crore for tax evasion.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 8:38:42 PM

Ex-judge, bureaucrat to probe Adarsh scam
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Saturday appointed a two-member committee, comprising a retired high court judge and a retired chief secretary, to probe into various aspects of the controversial Adarsh Co-Operative Housing Society in south Mumbai. The panel will submit its report within three months.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 7:57:56 PM

Gadkari slams UPA for corruption, resolution on northeast passed
Guwahati, Jan 8 (IANS) The first day of the two-day national executive of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ended Saturday with the party launching a blistering attack on the UPA government on charges of rampant corruption, while passing a resolution on the northeast keeping an eye on the upcoming assembly elections in Assam.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 7:48:50 PM

Meghalaya politicians advised not to travel to Assam
Shillong, Jan 8 (IANS) Authorities in Meghalaya's East Garo Hill district Saturday strongly advised ministers and legislators against venturing into riot-hit areas of Assam.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 7:15:04 PM

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