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PM accepts responsibility, says Prithviraj prepared Thomas's file
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Triggering a new controversy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said former minister of state for personnel and training Prithviraj Chavan (currently Maharashtra chief minister) had prepared the file on the controversial ex-bureaucrat P.J. Thomas for selection as chief vigilance commissioner (CVC).

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:52:31 PM

All eyes on Arjun Singh's autobiography
Bhopal, March 8 (IANS) With Congress leader Arjun Singh passing away, people are now awaiting his autobiography which he was working on when he died March 4.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:47:30 PM

Government fudging figures to fool people: BJP
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The government Tuesday faced a lot of flak from the opposition parties over inflation, corruption and illegal money stashed abroad, apart from what they called 'fudging' of figures in the budget proposals to 'fool' people.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:32:43 PM

Timeline of DMK-Congress standoff
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) The following is the timeline of the Congress-DMK feud over seat sharing for the Tamil Nadu elections:

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:24:36 PM

Himachal targets 9 percent growth
Shimla, March 8 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh economy is expected to grow by 9 percent this fiscal, higher than the national estimate of 8.6 percent, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 6:38:21 PM

Museum of performing arts to come up in Delhi
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority has been asked to allot five acres of land in Dwarka area of west Delhi for a building to house a National Museum of Performing Arts (NMPA), union Minister of Culture Kumari Selja said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 6:24:00 PM

People not helping make Delhi safe for women: Dikshit
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Like other metros in the country, the national capital lacks people's participation in improvement of security for women, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 5:49:11 PM

Fungal disease hits willow trees in Himachal
Shimla, March 8 (IANS) A fungal disease has seriously affected willow plantations in forests of Himachal Pradesh's remote Lahaul Valley, prompting the government to consider introducing new varieties of the tree, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 5:28:19 PM

Fix accountability for Thomas's nomination: Jaitley
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Tuesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to fix accountability for those who included the name of ex-bureaucrat P.J. Thomas, charge-sheeted in a scam, in the list of candidates for the chief vigilance commissioner's (CVC) post.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 5:24:26 PM

Error of judgment on Thomas, reiterates PM
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Reiterating that 'there has been an error of judgement on our part' in the selection of tainted bureaucrat P.J. Thomas as the central vigilance commissioner (CVC), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday told the Rajya Sabha that he accepted the 'full responsibility' for the decision.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 5:15:40 PM

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