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Another major blow to Congress, says BJP
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Describing the DMK's withdrawal of unconditional support to the United Progressive Alliance-II government as 'another major blow' to the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said it was 'keeping a close watch on the developments'.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 9:38:21 PM

Omar Abdullah proposes truth panel on Kashmir militancy
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) In a major step, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday proposed to move a resolution in the state legislature seeking constitution of a 'Truth and Reconciliation Commission' that would unravel the reality about how Kashmir fell into turmoil.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 9:36:45 PM

UPA in crisis as DMK quits government, dumps Congress
Chennai/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK Saturday ended its seven-year alliance with the Congress and pulled out of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government after running into roadblocks over seat sharing in assembly elections only a month away.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 9:29:46 PM

Azad accuses Mamata of double standards
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Accusing Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee of double standards, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirti Azad Saturday snubbed her for not quitting the 'scam-tainted' United Progressive Alliance government.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 9:27:37 PM

Congress lawmakers object to displacement for airport modernisation
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Expressing their concern again about the displacement of around 80,000 families for the modernisation of Mumbai airport, local Congress MP Priya Dutt and legislator Krishna Hegde have filed their objections against the draft modernisation plan.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 9:23:21 PM

Congress stunned by DMK's withdrawal
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Taken aback by the sudden withdrawal of DMK's unconditional support to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government Saturday evening, the Congress reacted guardedly and said 'it was studying the situation' in poll-bound Tamil Nadu.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 8:49:06 PM

Congress to Trinamool: Replicate Lok Sabha poll pact terms
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) West Bengal state Congress president Manas Bhuniya Saturday said the assembly poll tie-up with the Trinamool Congress should follow the formula used in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls as it was 'most viable and reasonable'.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 8:12:07 PM

DMK snaps alliance with Congress, quits UPA government
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) With only a month to go for the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, the ruling DMK Saturday said it was ending its seven-year alliance with the Congress and asked its ministers to quit the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 8:03:01 PM

Mamata's decision not to contest exposes weakness: CPI-M
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) took a dig at Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee's decision not to contest the assembly poll in West Bengal, saying it exposed 'her weakness'.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 7:43:07 PM

DMK to quit UPA government
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) The DMK Saturday withdrew support to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government after failing to reach a seat-sharing pact with the Congress for the Tamil Nadu assembly elections.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 7:40:58 PM

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