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Women will be a major determinant of progress: President
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday said the country's women will continue to be a major determinant of its future progress and inclusive growth.

Sunday, March 07, 2010 5:53:33 PM

No bargain on political, territorial rights of Nagas: NSCN (IM)
Kohima/Itanagar, March 7 (IANS) The National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) Sunday said it would not 'compromise the political and territorial rights of the Nagas' and welcomed the central government's 'bold step' to resume dialogue.

Sunday, March 07, 2010 4:04:39 PM

Orissa to reserve half of Pachayati Raj seats for women
Bhubaneswar, March 5 (IANS) The Orissa government Friday announced 50 percent reservation for women in Pachayati Raj bodies.

Friday, March 05, 2010 11:59:55 PM

Lalu Prasad meets PM, demands all party meeting
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday to demand that the government convene an all-party meeting on the women's reservation bill before pushing through the legislation.

Friday, March 05, 2010 11:53:32 PM

Dodging all, Rahul Gandhi meets families of stampede victims
Mangarh (Pratapgarh), March 5 (IANS) Dodging policemen and giving his own partymen the slip, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi called on families of the victims of Thursday's stampede at an ashram here.

Friday, March 05, 2010 10:11:47 PM

Haryana to secure its share of water through SYL Canal
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) The Haryana government is committed to secure for the state its legitimate share of river waters through the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal, Governor Jagannath Pahadia said Friday.

Friday, March 05, 2010 9:16:46 PM

Antony inaugurates CPI-M backed TV channel's new building
Thiruvananthapuram, March 5 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday inaugurated the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) backed TV channel Kairali's new multi-storeyed office complex here.

Friday, March 05, 2010 8:35:49 PM

Thane villagers end stir after Chavan's assurance
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Several thousand villagers ran amok in Thane's Vasai area Friday as police attempted to break their four-day long agitation for delinking 53 villages from the local municipal corporation. The stir was later withdrawn after Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan assured a solution within a fortnight.

Friday, March 05, 2010 7:08:48 PM

Won't say yes or no to Telangana: Srikrishna panel
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) The five-member Srikrishna Committee Friday said it would not say yes or no to the formation of a separate Telangana state but would only look into the issue in accordance with the terms of reference given by the government.

Friday, March 05, 2010 6:26:37 PM

PM clarifies on one-rank-one-pension for ex-servicemen
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said a committee under the cabinet secretary has not recommended one-rank-one-pension scheme for retired defence personnel.

Friday, March 05, 2010 2:37:21 PM

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