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Orissa seeks Rs.80 crore to modernise police
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 (IANS) The Orissa government has asked the centre to enhance its assistance under the police modernisation scheme from Rs.42 crore to Rs.80 crore, official sources here said.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 9:53:12 AM

Mayawati questions efficacy of central intelligence
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday questioned the authenticity and effectiveness of information supplied to states by central intelligence agencies, saying that it comes in the way of combating terrorism than helping.

Monday, August 17, 2009 11:07:51 PM

We have to change image of ugly Indian politician: Advani
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday strongly emphasised on the need to change the image of Indian politicians.

Monday, August 17, 2009 10:17:38 PM

CPI-M activist shot dead in West Bengal
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) A Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activist was shot dead by unidentified men Monday in South 24-Parganas district of West Bengal, police said.

Monday, August 17, 2009 10:07:54 PM

Mayawati seeks Rs.1,500 crore to build metalled border road
New Delhi/Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday sought from the centre Rs.1,503 crore for building a metalled road along the 600-km porous border the state shares with Nepal, which provides a 'safe' conduit to terrorists and Maoists.

Monday, August 17, 2009 9:57:59 PM

Mayawati demands Rs.2,000 crore for drought hit Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday demanded Rs.2,000 crore from the central government to purchase power for the drought hit areas of the state.

Monday, August 17, 2009 9:33:43 PM

After creating stir, Jaswant is mum during Jinnah book launch
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) After creating a storm by his praise of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh Monday clammed up on the subject during the release of his book on the architect of Pakistan.

Monday, August 17, 2009 9:08:50 PM

Court issues non-bailable warrant against Kirti Azad
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday issued a non-bailable warrant against cricketer-turned-politician and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad in a case relating to violation of the model code of conduct during the 2004 general elections.

Monday, August 17, 2009 9:01:55 PM

Poll panel allows petitioners to show EVM's tamperbility
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday met petitioners who have filed cases in courts across the country challenging the efficacy of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and agreed to offer machines so they could demonstrate their claims of tamperability.

Monday, August 17, 2009 8:58:31 PM

Poll panel censures Karnataka CM for model code violation
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday censured Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa for violating the model code of conduct by promising loans to farmers in the Kollegal assembly constituency where by-poll is being held Tuesday.

Monday, August 17, 2009 8:52:36 PM

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