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Bengal CPI-M legislator jumps to death
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) West Bengal Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislator Mostafa Bin Quasem, suffering from a kidney ailment, Sunday committed suicide by jumping from the third floor of the legislators' hostel here, police said.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 9:02:48 PM

CPI-M legislator jumps to death in Bengal
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) A Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislator, Mostafa Bin Quasem, Sunday committed suicide in West Bengal by jumping from the fourth floor of the legislators' hostel, a senior party leader said.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 7:25:50 PM

Sports activities to fetch Haryana school kids extra marks
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Haryana school students who participate and excel in sporting disciplines will earn points for use in their annual assessment, a minister said Sunday.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 7:16:55 PM

Akali Dal wants PM to intervene in Bhullar case
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Sunday sought 'direct and immediate intervention' of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to save the life of Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, a Khalistani militant facing the gallows for terror activities.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 7:14:29 PM

Farmers protest land acquisition in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) Even as the Mayawati administration is grappling with the farmers' agitation in Bhatta and Parsaul villages of Greater Noida, a large group of farmers has risen up in arms against the acquisition of agricultural land in Chandauli district at the other end of Uttar Pradesh.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 6:21:20 PM

UPA failed to protect farmers: Mayawati
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, who attacked the central government for its failure to protect farmers' interests, Sunday urged the Bahujan Samaj Party (BJP) workers to prepare for the Punjab assembly elections next year.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 6:18:06 PM

UPA failed to protect farmers: Mayawati
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, who attacked the central government for its failure to protect farmers' interests, Sunday urged the Bahujan Samaj Party (BJP) workers to prepare for the Punjab assembly elections next year.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 5:45:28 PM

Badminton, chats with new friends: Raja at home in jail
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) It has been over three months since former communications minister Andimuthu Raja has been cooling his heels in the capital's Tihar Jail for his suspected involvement in the 2G corruption scam. And in place of the sullenness and shock of the initial days are friendly chats with fellow inmates, morning walks and evening sessions of badminton, jail sources say.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 5:01:40 PM

Mamata's surprise hospital visits publicity stunts: CPI-M
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her surprise visits to state-run hospitals, terming them publicity stunts, adding these kind of activities bring out her 'whimsical and restless attitude'.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 4:45:40 PM

BJP completes three years of controversy-ridden rule (Letter from Bangalore)
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first government in Karnataka completes three years Monday with Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa battling corruption charges and the party central leadership fighting to douse a row over billionaire Reddy brothers.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 3:11:58 PM

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