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Amethi tense after power protests, Congress blames BSP
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's Amethi town, the parliamentary constituency of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, remained tense Tuesday following violent protests by people against erratic power supply, officials said. The Congress, however, held the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) responsible for the problem.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 5:26:06 PM

Senior INLD leader quits party in Haryana
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) One of the senior-most leaders of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in Haryana, Sampat Singh Tuesday quit the party citing differences over the way it was being run by the family of former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 4:43:28 PM

BSP leader's institute polluting Gomti river: officials
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) An educational campus, owned by Bahujan Samaj Party general secretary Akhilesh Das has been charged with polluting the Gomti river, where thousands of fish have died due to discharge of hazardous effluents from it, officials said Tuesday

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 4:21:45 PM

Kerala opposition stages walk out on CPI-M's street clashes
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition Tuesday staged a walk out of the Kerala assembly protesting the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) inner factionalism spilling out on to the streets.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 4:08:16 PM

Jyoti Basu better, out of ICCU
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu was Tuesday shifted out of the Intensive Cardiac Care Unit (ICCU) after his condition improved, a hospital official said.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 3:53:29 PM

Gujarat committed to liquor prohibition, asserts minister
Gandhinagar, July 14 (IANS) Brushing aside suggestions that Gujarat should lift its prohibition laws in the wake of the illicit liquor deaths, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday stated it has no plans to do a rethink on the issue.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 3:50:49 PM

Maoists fire at security forces camp in Lalgarh
Lalgarh (West Bengal), July 13 (IANS) A day after Maoists killed around 30 policemen in ambush attacks in Chhattisgarh, a group of rebels fired Monday night at a security forces camp in West Bengal's Lalgarh area, where the government has launched a massive operation to push out the leftwing rebels.

Monday, July 13, 2009 11:49:42 PM

CPI-M factional feud spills out on streets, media comes under attack
Alappuzha (Kerala), July 13 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) move to drop Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan from the politburo saw the intra-party feuding in Kerala spill on to the streets as hundreds of his angry supporters held a march here Monday to protest the party's action, only to be attacked by cadres of the rival faction.

Monday, July 13, 2009 10:09:53 PM

India should be less discontented, not superpower: Ramachandra Guha
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India should not aspire to be a dominant and powerful country, but should try to be a less 'discontented country', eminent author-historian-social analyst and teacher Ramachandra Guha said Monday, listing 10 reasons why 'India cannot and must not become a superpower'.

Monday, July 13, 2009 8:50:43 PM

Congress calls for Chhattisgarh shutdown to protest Maoist attack
Raipur, July 13 (IANS) The opposition Congress has called for a shutdown Tuesday in Chhattisgarh to protest the killing of 29 policemen in three separate attacks by Maoists in Rajnandgaon district Sunday.

Monday, July 13, 2009 8:39:21 PM

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