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Samajwadi Party demands arrest of Bal Thackeray and nephew
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) President of the Samajwadi Party's Maharashtra unit Abu Azmi Monday demanded the arrest of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray and his nephew Raj for attacks on north Indians and a scathing editorial against him and party MP Amar Singh in Sena mouthpiece Saamna.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:42:15 PM

Madhya Pradesh poll body cracks whip, warns officials
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Election Commission Monday warned of strict action against officials if they do not follow the model code of conduct after reports that chairpersons and other nominated members of various corporations were using official vehicles to campaign.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:29:49 PM

Court grants bail to former minister P.K. Thungan
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After issuing a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against him for not appearing for hearings, a city court Monday granted bail to former minister of state for urban development P.K. Thungan in a case relating to out-of-turn allotment of houses to government employees in 1993-1995.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:24:47 PM

Committee recommends separate department to deal with disabled
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) There should be a separate department to deal with persons with disabilities, a parliamentary committee said in a report Monday while noting that the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment had not done enough for such people.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:24:28 PM

Over 150 MNS workers held in Maharashtra
Nagpur, Oct 20 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray dared the government to execute the non-bailable warrant from Jamshedpur against him, police Monday arrested over 150 MNS workers following assaults on non-Maharashtrian candidates appearing for railway recruitment examinations in Mumbai Sunday.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:20:06 PM

Statement by prime minister on global financial crisis
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Following is the text of a suo motu statement by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of parliament, on the global financial crisis and its impact on India:

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:19:17 PM

Orissa opposes plea for CBI probe into nun's rape
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Orissa government Monday firmly opposed a plea for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the rape of a nun in the state's strife-torn Kandhamal district allegedly by some Bajrang Dal activists.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:16:23 PM

Goa shutdown successful: BJP
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Terming the shutdown supported by his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa Monday as successful, Leader of Opposition Manohar Parrikar said this was a stern message to the state government from people.

Monday, October 20, 2008 6:39:29 PM

PMK pushes for caste-based census
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The PMK, a Tamil Nadu-based political party, Monday urged the central government to make the population census of 2011 based on caste, which it said, would provide data on the literacy, health and economic status of each community.

Monday, October 20, 2008 6:22:31 PM

Stray violence mars Goa shutdown called by Hindu group
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Stray incidents of violence marred a day-long shutdown in Goa called by a rightwing Hindu group to protest the alleged desecration of Hindu temples. Markets were shut and traffic kept off the roads in most parts of the state.

Monday, October 20, 2008 6:19:43 PM

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