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Telangana stokes statehood demand in northeast
Guwahati, Dec 12 (IANS) Bodoland, Karbiland, Dimaraji, Kamatapur, Garoland... India's northeast is witnessing renewed statehood demands from ethnic groups, courtesy the central government's 'yes' to Telangana.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 1:22:47 PM

Parliament to mark 2001 terror attack
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) India's political leadership will gather in parliament here Sunday to mark the eighth anniversary of the 2001 terror attack on parliament that almost sparked an India-Pakistan war.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 1:10:13 PM

Protests continue in Andhra, Rayalaseema over Telangana
Hyderabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Normal life came to a standstill for the second consecutive day Saturday in several parts of coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh as protests continued against the government's decision to grant separate statehood to Telangana.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 1:03:15 PM

Business community not bothered about Hyderabad's future
Hyderabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Will the city of Hyderabad remain with Andhra Pradesh or go to the proposed state of Telangana? The business community and industry are not bothered.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 11:52:17 AM

Sonia dissatisfied with development schemes in Rae Bareli
Rae Bareli, Dec 12 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi is 'dissatisfied and disappointed' with the slow progress of the central government's public welfare schemes in her Uttar Pradesh constituency Rae Bareli, a party spokesperson said Saturday.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 10:36:36 AM

Pravin Mahajan slips into coma, critical
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Pravin Mahajan, who was sentenced life imprisonment for killing brother-BJP leader Pramod Mahajan, lapsed into coma following a suspected brain haemorrhage, his family said Saturday.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 9:34:12 AM

Fourth phase of polls begins in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Dec 12 (IANS) Voting began amid heavy security arrangements in the fourth phase of polls in Jharkhand on Saturday with 14 assembly seats situated in Maoist stronghold areas.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 7:56:40 AM

Home secretary retracts Hyderabad comment after furore
Jammu, Dec 11 (IANS) After his comments on Hyderabad led to a flurry of angry protests, Union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai quickly backtracked, saying the issue of a capital for the proposed new state of Telangana would be decided by the government based on consensus.

Friday, December 11, 2009 11:38:13 PM

Media obsessed with white skin: Goa minister
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Even as state Tourism Minister Micky Pacheco has expressed fear that increasing number of rapes and assaults on tourists would soon make Goa the rape capital of India, another cabinet minister, Churchill Alemao, has blamed foreigners for roaming in Goa at unearthly hours.

Friday, December 11, 2009 10:59:05 PM

Take states into confidence on climate change stance: Modi
Gandhinagar, Dec 11 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to seek the states' views before announcing any unilateral commitment on a cut in carbon emissions at the Copenhagen climate summit.

Friday, December 11, 2009 10:23:33 PM

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