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Normalcy returns to Darjeeling hills
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Normalcy returned to West Bengal's Darjeeling district Thursday as supporters of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) stopped the forcible use of Gorkhaland in vehicles number plates and signboards as part of their non-cooperation movement in the hills.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 7:13:16 PM

Railway board approves enhanced security measures at stations
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Railway Board has approved the installation of enhanced security devices at railway stations considered to be 'sensitive' and vulnerable to security breaches, parliament was informed Thursday.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 6:48:25 PM

Samajwadi Party terms Mayawati 'fascist'
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Thursday reacted strongly to the baton charge by the police on its supporters in various parts of Uttar Pradesh and termed Chief Minister Mayawati's government 'undemocratic and fascist'.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 6:31:01 PM

Student bodies give shutdown call in Bihar
Patna, Oct 23 (IANS) Various student organisations Thursday gave a call for Bihar shutdown Oct 25 to protest attacks on north Indian candidates by Maharashtra Navnirnam Sena activists during a Railway recruitment examination in Mumbai.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 6:30:20 PM

Vaiko held for fomenting secessionism
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko was arrested from his residence here Thursday afternoon on the charge of fomenting secessionist violence in support of the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Thursday, October 23, 2008 5:09:20 PM

Emotional Chatterjee appeals for respect, order in the house
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Day four of the week and not a single question taken up. On Thursday, when disruptions in the Lok Sabha were again the order of the day, Speaker Somnath Chatterjee had had enough and said in an emotional outburst that he was on his way out but the institution should remain and 'democracy be strengthened'.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 4:42:56 PM

Dasmunsi still on life support
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, who suffered a heart attack early this month, continues to be on life support, hospital sources said Thursday.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 4:42:06 PM

Vaiko arrested for secessionism
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) MDMK chief Vaiko was arrested here Thursday on the charge of supporting the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and fomenting secessionism, police said.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 4:31:09 PM

CPI-M to protest India-US naval exercise
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday said the party would organise protests all along the west coast of the country against the India-US Naval exercises being conducted in the Arabian Sea, known as "Malabar Exercises".

Thursday, October 23, 2008 4:25:34 PM

CPI-M asks for a fresh winter session
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday asked the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to reconvene a full-fledged winter session of parliament in December.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 4:22:15 PM

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