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Picture of actor as Gandhi in government office kicks up row
Hyderabad, Oct 7 (IANS) A picture of film actor Dilip Prabhavalkar as Mahatma Gandhi at a local government office in Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh has kicked up a row with the opposition seeking an apology for the alleged insult to father of the nation.

Thursday, October 07, 2010 11:20:00 AM

12 dissident Karnataka BJP legislators in Mumbai, may go to Goa
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) A group of 12 dissident legislators from Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), including four ministers, arrived here from Kerala early Thursday and are holed up at Mumbai Airport, party sources said.

Thursday, October 07, 2010 10:34:16 AM

Punjab chief minister injured after fall in bathroom
Chandigarh, Oct 7 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was taken to a hospital here Thursday morning after he fell in the bathroom of his official residence and sustained minor injuries on the face, including near the eye.

Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:58:50 AM

BJP says Musharraf's terror remark vindicates its stand
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday that former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's remarks about his country training guerrillas to fight against India was a vindication of the country's and the party's position.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:07:53 PM

Karnataka crisis will be sorted out: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday expressed confidence that the B.S. Yeddyurappa government in Karnataka will pass the floor test in the assembly despite 19 legislators withdrawing support.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:18:02 PM

Sheila Dikshit sings with kids in Games' spirit
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has much reason to cheer with the Commonwealth Games underway without any big glitches. And she didn't hide her joy as she joined 160 underprivileged children in singing songs at the Central Park of Connaught Place here.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:28:02 PM

Rahul Gandhi equates RSS with SIMI Comment2
Bhopal, Oct 6 (IANS) Launching a no holds barred attack on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday branded the sangh parivar outfit as 'fanatical' and equated it with the outlawed Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI).

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 6:23:02 PM

Lottery case: Singhvi restrained from briefing media
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday barred party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Sighvi from briefing the media till a decision is taken on a complaint from party leaders in Kerala on his defending in court a lottery distributor accused of irregularities.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 6:16:35 PM

Will defeat Maoists like in 1970s: Buddhadeb
Kolkata, Oct 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government will crush the Maoist menace like it did in 1970-71, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 5:55:18 PM

PM likely to inaugurate science meet in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may inaugurate Third World Academy of Sciences' (TWAS) general meeting and lay the foundation stone for the Hyderabad campus of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research here Oct 19, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 5:27:55 PM

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