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Dialogue with Kashmir separatists urged
Jammu, Feb 24 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Party (JKDP) Tuesday urged the central and state governments to resume talks with separatist leaders for peace and development in the state.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 5:03:05 PM

Goa's offshore casinos ordered off city limits
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) The six offshore casino-ships docked in the Mandovi river have been ordered off city limits within 15 days, Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Tuesday said.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 4:52:58 PM

BJP, RLD finalise poll alliance in Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Gearing up for the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said that it has finalised its pre-poll alliance with the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD), a party with some influence in western Uttar Pradesh.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 4:41:46 PM

Former bureaucrats, ministers to contest Kashmir upper house polls
Jammu, Feb 24 (IANS) Two former bureaucrats are among a host of candidates in fray for the March 7 elections to the Jammu and Kashmir legislative council, or upper house, for which the last day of filing nominations was Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 4:30:44 PM

Radical Sikh leader demands 'buffer state' status for Punjab
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) Radical Sikh leader, Simranjit Singh Mann Tuesday demanded that Punjab be declared a 'buffer state' with its own independent government, given its sensitive location between India and Pakistan.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 3:27:38 PM

Administrative glitch forces Rajya Sabha adjournment
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) An administrative glitch forced a 10-minute adjournment of the Rajya Sabha Tuesday after AIADMK members took umbrage over the manner in which their notice for a discussion on last week's clashes between lawyers and police in Chennai had been handled.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 1:09:22 PM

Jammu and Kashmir assembly meets Wednesday, to elect speaker
Jammu, Feb 24 (IANS) The newly elected Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly is set to meet Wednesday and the first item on its agenda is to elect a new speaker, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 10:57:20 AM

Assam's Third Front fizzles out even before taking off
Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) The much hyped third front in Assam has collapsed even before it could take off, with the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) severing all links with one of the four major alliance partners, the Asom United Democratic Front (AUDF).

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 9:43:04 AM

Railways to execute three big-ticket projects
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The cabinet Monday gave its approval to the Indian Railways to execute on its own three big-ticket projects, including a rail coach factory at Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh, due to lack of suitable partners for joint ventures.

Monday, February 23, 2009 10:21:04 PM

Those who attacked my house could be Maoists: Jual Oram
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jual Oram's house in a Orissa village was attacked by masked gunmen, he said that the attackers could be Maoist rebels and that he feared for his life.

Monday, February 23, 2009 7:58:34 PM

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