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Amartya Sen was right about Left's lack of pragmatism (Comment)
When the Communists withdrew their support to the Manmohan Singh government on the nuclear deal issue last summer, it probably thought that its combative, anti-imperialistic ideological position would give it a boost during the next general election.

Saturday, February 21, 2009 12:11:51 PM

Father unaware son has been a legislator for 10 years
Raipur, Feb 21 (IANS) Kawasi Lakhma has been a Chhattisgarh legislator for the past 10 years, but his 90-year-old father remains unaware of his status and hopes that Lakhma would return to the village and plough the fields again.

Saturday, February 21, 2009 10:04:04 AM

Banaskantha district head chooses Modi over governor
Ahmedabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Where should the head of a district remain when a constitutional head like Gujarat Governor Nawal Kishore Sharma and Chief Minister Narendra Modi come calling at the same time in the same district of Banaskantha?

Friday, February 20, 2009 11:31:59 PM

I will appeal in a higher court: Sukh Ram
Shimla, Feb 20 (IANS) Former union minister Sukh Ram, who was Friday found guilty in a 13-year-old disproportionate assets case by a Delhi court, said he had been falsely implicated in the case and would appeal to a higher court.

Friday, February 20, 2009 11:16:36 PM

Congress re-admits former Maharashtra unit chief
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Congress party Friday revoked the expulsion of former Maharashtra state Congress president Ranjit Deshmukh after a nod from party president Sonia Gandhi.

Friday, February 20, 2009 10:33:07 PM

Jamia university teachers release report on Batla House shootout
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Teachers Solidarity Group of the Jamia Millia Islamia Friday presented its fact-finding report on the shootout at Batla House here last year in which two alleged terrorists and a police official were killed.

Friday, February 20, 2009 9:58:48 PM

UPA dividing people on basis of minority, majority: Advani
Gandhinagar, Feb 20 (IANS) Criticising the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for 'dividing people on the basis of minority and majority communities', Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) senior leader L.K. Advani said here Friday that the UPA was using caste and religion for nursing its vote banks.

Friday, February 20, 2009 8:48:12 PM

Jharkhand to get 61 new police stations
Ranchi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Friday gave its nod to open 61 new police stations in the state, an official said here.

Friday, February 20, 2009 8:27:56 PM

TDP, Left demand probe against Andhra Pradesh chief minister
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Left Friday demanded a probe against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajashekhar Reddy for alleged complicity in Rs.70 billion fraud at Satyam Computers.

Friday, February 20, 2009 8:27:35 PM

Tamil Nadu lawyers indulge in fresh violence
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Angry lawyers set fire to vehicles and stoned government offices in several cities across Tamil Nadu Friday to protest a police cane charge on lawyers in the state high court a day ago while over 200 lawyers were arrested for Thursday's clashes.

Friday, February 20, 2009 8:26:21 PM

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