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Statehood to Telangana is 'dangerous': Lalu Prasad
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Thursday opposed the movement to initiate a separate state of Telangana as a 'dangerous' trend that could lead to many other divisions.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:50:07 PM

Agitation paralysing public life, development, says Rosaiah
Hyderabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Thursday appealed to all political parties to help restore normalcy in the state where an agitation over the proposed division of the state had paralysed public life and development during the last 20 days.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:48:56 PM

Noisy protests from Andhra MPs stall Lok Sabha
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Noisy protests for and against the division of Andhra Pradesh Thursday forced repeated disruptions of the Lok Sabha that saw 28 business papers tabled in a span of just 15 minutes amid the chaos before the house was adjourned for the day.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:39:51 PM

Goa opposition alleges Rs.40 crore alcohol scam
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) Goa's Leader of Opposition Manohar Parrikar Thursday alleged that an alcohol scam to the tune of Rs.40 crore is being carried out in collusion with the state excise commissioner and officials of the excise department.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:36:15 PM

Parliamentary panel tables report on women's reservation bill
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Holding that reservation of 33 percent seats was a 'necessary strategy' to enhance the participation of women in the decision making process, a parliamentary panel on a bill to enable this tabled its report in both houses Thursday amid vociferous protests by several parties.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:36:10 PM

PM's flight to Copenhagen delayed
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's flight Thursday to Copenhagen where he is expected to attend the UN climate summit has been delayed by a couple of hours due to a minor technical snag.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:28:12 PM

Actor Mohan Babu fasts for 'united Andhra'
Hyderabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Veteran Telugu actor-producer Mohan Babu Thursday joined the movement for 'united Andhra' with a symbolic one-day fast at the temple town of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:08:30 PM

'TRS will merge with Congress once Telangana is formed'
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Terming the protests by legislators and MPs against the proposed creation of Telangana as only a 'leaders' movement', a Congress MP said Thursday that the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) was willing to merge with the Congress once the new state is formed.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:03:06 PM

Developed world to blame if climate talks fail, says Ramesh
Copenhagen, Dec 17 (IANS) Amid fears of a collapse in Copenhagen, Indian Minister of State for Environment Jairam Ramesh Thursday said the developed world would be blamed if the climate change talks here fail.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 2:59:31 PM

Law cannot curb Maoists, only development can: Forward Bloc
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) The All India Forward Bloc (AIFB), a prominent partner in West Bengal's ruling Left Front, Thursday said laws like the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) alone would not help in tackling the Maoist rebels, only development work can.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 2:59:24 PM

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