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Declare paid news an electoral malpractice, say parties
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Senior leaders of the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday suggested amending the Representation of People's Act (RPA) to declare paid news an electoral malpractice.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 6:10:35 PM

No power shortage during Commonwealth Games: Dikshit
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Saturday assured that there will be no power shortages during the summer or the Commonwealth Games to be held in October.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 6:00:31 PM

Sibal cuts short Hyderabad visit after being heckled
Hyderabad, March 13 (IANS) Pro-Telangana students Saturday heckled union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal at the Hyderabad Central University, prompting the leader to cut short his visit to the city and return to New Delhi.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 5:37:01 PM

Former BJP minister summoned by riot probe panel
Ahmedabad, March 13 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Nalin Bhatt has been summoned by the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) for questioning in connection with the 2002 communal riots in Gulberg society.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 9:59:04 AM

Telangana joint committee expel TDP
Hyderabad, March 13 (IANS) Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC), which is spearheading the movement for separate Telangana state, has expelled main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

Saturday, March 13, 2010 9:02:23 AM

Karnataka legislators differ over Premji varsity bill
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) Law makers in Karnataka Friday fought in the state assembly over the passage of the Azim Premji University Bill, as the opposition parties wanted a joint house panel to study some of its provisions.

Friday, March 12, 2010 9:25:52 PM

Passing women's bill realisation of Rajiv's vision: Sonia
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Friday said the passage of the women's reservation bill in parliament would be the realisation of her late husband and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's vision to politically empower women.

Friday, March 12, 2010 7:49:25 PM

PM to open Tamil Nadu's new assembly complex
Chennai, March 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the Rs.425 crore new Tamil Nadu assembly complex Saturday.

Friday, March 12, 2010 7:33:52 PM

Talk to rebel group, Meghalaya tells Delhi
Shillong, March 12 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Friday asked New Delhi not to waste time and reach an 'acceptable tripartite accord' with the Achik National Volunteer Council (ANVC) for lasting peace in Garo Hills.

Friday, March 12, 2010 6:51:36 PM

Punjab to seek help for illegal immigrants in Spain
Chandigarh, March 12 (IANS) Moved by the plight of several Punjabi youth languishing in prisons in Spain after illegal immigration bids, the Punjab government Friday announced it would seek the central government's help in securing the release of these people.

Friday, March 12, 2010 6:51:21 PM

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