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BJP criticises Aiyar's nomination to Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday criticised the nomination of former union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar to the Rajya Sabha, saying he was an active Congressman.

Friday, March 19, 2010 7:21:22 PM

Criminal slur on Assam Rajya Sabha candidate
Guwahati, March 19 (IANS) Media baron Jayanta Baruah, the opposition combine's candidate for next week's Rajya Sabha election, has been accused of concealing in his affidavit information relating to his conviction in a criminal case. Baruah has dismissed the allegation.

Friday, March 19, 2010 7:16:33 PM

Aiyar, Javed Akhtar nominated to Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Former union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar and lyricist Javed Akhtar were among five people nominated to the Rajya Sabha Friday by President Pratibha Patil.

Friday, March 19, 2010 6:10:23 PM

Supreme Court orders resumption of Jayalalitha trial
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday ordered the resumption of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha's trial in a 14-year-old corruption case.

Friday, March 19, 2010 6:02:33 PM

Will accept nothing short of Headley's extradition: BJP
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Unwilling to accept the government's position that David Headley's bargain plea with US prosecutors was not a setback to India, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it would accept 'nothing short of extradition' of the Pakistani-born terrorist who is believed to have played a key role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.

Friday, March 19, 2010 5:50:13 PM

Raise complaints with me, not media: Gadkari
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday asked party leaders to raise any complaints about his choice of a new team with him and not with the media.

Friday, March 19, 2010 5:10:19 PM

Cabinet clears creation of National Population Register
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The cabinet Friday approved the creation of the National Population Register (NPR) that will complement the issue of identity cards to every resident of the country.

Friday, March 19, 2010 4:47:11 PM

CPI-M's Jharna Das elected to Rajya Sabha
Agartala, March 19 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) led-Left Front nominee Jharna Das (Baidya) was Friday elected to the Rajya Sabha unopposed.

Friday, March 19, 2010 3:59:55 PM

Ministers others threaten to topple Goa government
Panaji, March 19 (IANS) Five ministers in the Congress-led coalition in Goa Friday boycotted a cabinet meeting and threatened to topple the ruling alliance in the budget session this month if their demands are not met.

Friday, March 19, 2010 2:43:16 PM

Togadia to visit Kandhamal despite ban
Bhubaneswar, March 19 (IANS) Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) international general secretary Praveen Togadia is continuing with his tour to Orissa's volatile Kandhamal district despite the administration banning his entry, a VHP leader said Friday.

Friday, March 19, 2010 10:35:27 AM

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