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Jyoti Basu in hospital, condition stable
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Marxist patriarch and former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu was Sunday admitted to a private hospital here following breathing problem and old age related complications. But the doctors attending to him said his condition is stable.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 2:04:13 PM

Tweeting away, Tharoor shows the way (Capital Buzz)
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Move over Press Information Bureau (PIB), Twitter's here! It seems web's latest micro-blogging sensation could be the best public relations tool yet for ministers. Showing way is the polished and tech-savvy Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor, a former UN information executive.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 1:32:07 PM

Jyoti Basu admitted to hospital
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Marxist patriarch and former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu was admitted to a private hospital Sunday following breathing trouble, hospital sources said.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 12:18:00 PM

Sena chief Bal Thackeray discharged after cardiac surgery
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, who underwent an emergency angioplasty on Tuesday, was discharged from the Lilavati Hospital here Sunday morning, an official said.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 12:01:54 PM

Congress leader in Kashmir assembly resigns
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) Miffed over his exclusion from the Jammu and Kashmir ministry that was expanded earlier in the day, the leader of the Congress party in the state assembly stepped down from the post Saturday over his 'personal humiliation'.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 9:51:39 PM

Divestment for fiscal deficit financing disastrous: CPI-M
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday cautioned against raising funds through divestment of profitable state-run units to finance the fiscal deficit, terming this disastrous.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 9:06:54 PM

CPI-M blames Kerala feuding on 'parliamentary opportunism'
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo has blamed the factional feud in its Kerala unit on 'parliamentary opportunism' and on putting the interests of 'individual leaders or groups above the collective interests' of the party.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 7:42:22 PM

BJP awaits white paper on railways
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the country was awaiting the white paper promised by Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee on the railways' performance in the last five years.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 6:34:25 PM

NREGA a bottomless pit, used to make money: Yashwant Sinha
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha Saturday described the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme as a 'bottomless pit' for looting money.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 5:37:50 PM

PM wants credible action from Pakistan
On Board Air India One, July 11 (IANS) Credible action is required from Pakistan to deal with terrorists working against India from its territory, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday ahead of his meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani in Egypt next week.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 7:29:07 AM

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