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Kerala police seek sanction to proceed against CPI legislator
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 25 (IANS) The Kerala Police Thursday sought the sanction of state assembly Speaker K. Radhakrishnan to proceed against Communist Party of India legislator Mangode Radhakrishnan in a criminal case registered against him.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 8:36:36 PM

Congress for security to Hussain, BJP says he can settle anywhere in world
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Congress Thursday said the government will provide security to M.F. Husain if he wants to return to the country, following reports that the artist had been given Qatari nationality, even as the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party said his works had hurt people's sentiments.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 8:36:26 PM

Only BJP can fight for common citizens, claims Rajnath Singh
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Accusing the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of failing on all fronts, particularly in containing inflation, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Thursday said the BJP was the only party that can address issues concerning the common man.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 8:21:30 PM

Assam agrees to CBI probe into rebels swindling funds
Guwahati, Feb 25 (IANS) The Assam government Thursday agreed to hand over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) the probe into a multi-million rupees swindle of central funds by a vicious click of politicians, militants, bureaucrats, and contractors.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 8:04:51 PM

BJP rallyists baton charged in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers were baton charged by police here Thursday when they turned violent in their protest against the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for its failure to control rising prices.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 7:28:27 PM

Anand Sharma may not seek re-election from Himachal
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, who is completing his tenure as a Rajya Sabha member from Himachal Pradesh in April, may have to seek his re-election from some Congress-ruled state, a party leader said here Thursday.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 7:18:18 PM

Railway ministers should represent country, not state: Badal
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) Lashing out at successive railway ministers for favouring their home states in allocation of railway projects and trains, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Thursday said that it was time that the railway ministers started representing the country rather than their own states.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 6:37:06 PM

Goa chief minister, aide shielding illegal mining: BJP
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Goa unit Thursday accused Chief Minister Digambar Kamat and his secretary Rajiv Yaduvanshi of shielding illegal mining operations in the state and said it would raise the issue in the coming assembly session.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 6:25:41 PM

West Bengal governor to visit slain troopers' families
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan will visit West Midnapore district's Salua Friday to meet the bereaved families of Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) personnel who were killed in a Maoist attack Feb 15.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 5:21:57 PM

Parliament gets down to discussing rising prices (Parliament Roundup)
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Parliament on Thursday finally got down to discussing the crushing rise in prices of essential commodities after the opposition paralysed both houses for two days over the manner in which the issue would be discussed.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 5:03:43 PM

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