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Shibu Soren's son meets Sonia on forming Jharkhand government
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader Shibu Soren's son Hemant Soren and the Congress party's state unit chief Pradeep Balmuchu Tuesday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi to discuss government formation in Jharkhand which is under President's rule.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 8:26:30 PM

Khanduri steps down as Uttarakhand chief minister
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Faced with a rebellion after his Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) rout in the Lok Sabha elections in the state, Uttarakhand Chief Minister B.C. Khanduri has stepped down from the post. The BJP will decide on a successor Wednesday.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 7:59:33 PM

Researcher slams Pakistani diplomat's comments on Netaji
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) An organisation of researchers working on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's life and ideals Tuesday termed as a 'factual fallacy' Pakistani former foreign secretary Shahryar Khan's comments that there was no doubt the revolutionary died in a plane crash in Taiwan in 1945.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 7:42:42 PM

Goa BJP changes tune, wants onshore casinos
Panaji, June 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa Tuesday watered down its aggressive 'no-casino' policy, saying it opposes offshore casinos but onshore casinos were a 'necessary evil' for the sake of tourism in the state.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 7:35:09 PM

CPI-M politburo to discuss Kerala feud at special meet
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) With the factionalism in its Kerala state unit showing no signs of abating, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is to hold a special politburo session July 4-5 in New Delhi to discuss the rift that has affected the party's fortunes, a party source said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 6:35:47 PM

Advani holidays with family at Kodagu in Karnataka
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday landed in Karnataka's picturesque hill district of Kodagu for rest after a gruelling Lok Sabha election campaign and an acrimonious debate within the party over the drubbing it received in the polls.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 6:30:24 PM

We will decide how to enforce Maoist ban: Buddhadeb
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday admitted that the central government's decision to ban the Communist Party of India-Maoists applies within the state too, but asserted that the state will decide how to enforce it.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 5:31:37 PM

Khanduri steps down as Uttarakhand chief minister
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Faced with a rebellion after the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) rout in the Lok Sabha elections from the state, Uttarakhand Chief Minister B.C. Khanduri offered to quit the post and his resignation was Tuesday accepted by the party, an official said.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 5:00:22 PM

Virbhadra's 75th birthday is a royal celebration
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Congress senior leader and Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh's 75th birthday was celebrated with special prayers, dancing and the distribution of sweets across Himachal Pradesh Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 4:27:01 PM

Badal takes Akali law-maker to BJP minister to apologise
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) An embarrassing tiff between a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister and an Akali Dal legislator Tuesday saw more drama when Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal took the legislator to the minister's home to tender an 'unconditional apology'.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 4:13:04 PM

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