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Kerala offers space agency 200 acres after land row (Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday decided to make a fresh allotment of land to the Indian Space Research Institute (ISRO) for setting up an institute after the space agency's purchase of land from a private party sparked a controversy.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 9:50:47 PM

Congress, Left criticise BJP for 'disruptive' politics
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Congress and Left parties Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was indulging in disruptive politics and denying parliament opportunities to debate major issues like the nuclear agreement with the US and a report on the socio-economic condition of Muslims.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 8:58:35 PM

Mamata parts ways with NDA, BJP not surprised (Lead)
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) After months of keeping the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leadership on the edge, Trinamool Congress (TC) chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday finally took the plunge and severed her nine-year long association with the opposition grouping.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 8:58:04 PM

Government offers opposition 'mechanism' to study n-deal
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government, after rejecting the opposition demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to study the implications of the India-US nuclear deal, Thursday offered it any other 'mechanism' including one similar to a committee of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and the Left parties.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 7:36:36 PM

UPA-Left committee findings binding on government: CPI
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The findings of the 15-member United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-Left committee on the India-US nuclear deal will be binding on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government, the Communist Party of India (CPI) said Thursday.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 7:26:44 PM

Mamata severs ties with National Democratic Alliance
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) In a surprise announcement Thursday, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee formally severed ties with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). She cited no reasons, but said her party would 'try to help' minorities and go it alone for now.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 7:16:56 PM

Karunanidhi strangling democracy: Jayalalitha
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu leader of opposition J. Jayalalitha Thursday accused Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi of attempting to 'intimidate' her and said he was 'strangling' democracy in the state.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 7:14:18 PM

Court stays closure of AIADMK patron's factory
Madurai, Sep 6 (IANS) A court here Thursday granted interim stay on a pollution control board's order to close down a factory belonging to a patron of Tamil Nadu's opposition AIADMK party.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 6:22:54 PM

Former foreign secretary S.K. Singh is Rajasthan governor (Lead)
Jaipur, Sep 6 (IANS) S.K. Singh, a former foreign secretary, was Thursday sworn in as the 18th governor of Rajasthan. He succeeds Pratibha Patil who resigned in July and is now the country's president.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 6:18:59 PM

Gujjars threaten stir if Chopra Committee term is extended
Jaipur, Sep 6 (IANS) The Gujjar community Thursday warned the Vasundhara Raje government in Rajasthan of 'serious consequences' if the term of the high-powered Justice Jasraj Chopra committee, looking into the demand to grant them tribal status, is extended.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 5:43:53 PM

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