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Virbhadra Singh fighting 'survival battle' in pocket borough
Rohru (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sees its first real opportunity to wrest this pocket borough of union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh in Saturday's by-election, thanks to infighting in his Congress party. In the past two decades Rohru voters have sent the former chief minister to the state assembly five times.

Thursday, November 05, 2009 10:15:52 AM

I am Mulayam's Hanuman: Amar Singh
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) general secretary Amar Singh Wednesday said he is party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's Hanuman, thus comparing himself to the monkey god and the party chief to Lord Ram. He also referred to Chief Minister Mayawati's rule as 'Ravan raj'.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 11:47:05 PM

Koda's house sealed, Swiss bank links being probed
Ranchi, Nov 4 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda's residence here was sealed Wednesday amid allegations that he had amassed illegal assets worth crores. Efforts are also on to find out if he deposited money in Swiss banks, sources said.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 10:24:52 PM

Yeddyurappa lands in Delhi, rebels insist on his removal
New Delhi/Bangalore, Nov 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, faced with dissidents' demands for his ouster, arrived in New Delhi late Wednesday for talks with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leaders who have been struggling to hammer a compromise for a week now.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 10:17:04 PM

Congress wins speaker, deputy speaker's posts in Arunachal
Itanagar, Nov 4 (IANS) Candidates of the ruling Congress, Wanglin Lowangdong and Tapang Taloh were Wednesday elected unopposed as the speaker and deputy speaker respectively of the Arunachal Pradesh assembly.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 9:37:32 PM

Narendra Modi likely to resume work Friday
Gandhinagar, Nov 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who was diagnosed with swine flu last week, has recovered and is expected to resume office work Friday, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 9:33:01 PM

Raids at Koda's places not a political issue: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Congress party Wednesday denied that it was in the know of the raids conducted on former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda's residence and his associates' offices across the country.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 9:16:11 PM

1984 riots: Badal seeks NHRC intervention for speedy trials
New Delhi/Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Wednesday sought the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) intervention for the speedy trial of cases against Congress leaders Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler, accused in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 9:04:28 PM

Hooda to induct new ministers Friday
Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) New ministers in the Congress government in Haryana led by Bhupinder Singh Hooda will be inducted Friday, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 8:07:15 PM

PM 'deeply regrets' Chandigarh man's death
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday expressed his 'profound sense of sadness' over the death of a man at the PGIMER hospital in Chandigarh for want of timely treatment due to security restrictions in place for his visit there.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 7:57:36 PM

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