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Assam government concerned over clashes in Sikkim institute
Guwahati, Sep 8 (IANS) The Assam government Tuesday expressed serious concern over clashes breaking out in a Sikkim college between students from the state and locals in which some Assamese students were injured.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 8:48:05 PM

Austerity catches up, Krishna, Tharoor move out of luxury hotels
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Stung by criticism for staying in luxury hotels amid an austerity drive by the government, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and his deputy Shashi Tharoor have moved to modest homes, albeit temporary ones, till their respective official residences are ready.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 8:47:55 PM

Ahmedabad 2004 shootout victims were terrorists: central affidavit
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday cited a union home ministry affidavit of last month to say that Mumbai collegian Ishrat Jahan and her three friends killed in a 2004 Ahmedabad shootout were terrorists and planned attacks in India.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 8:28:55 PM

Apex court halts Mayawati's memorial spree
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday brought the Mayawati government's memorial building spree to a halt by extracting an assurance from it against further construction at 45 sites in Lucknow that are being developed into memorials to Dalit leaders, including herself.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 8:24:31 PM

Mamata expels 3 Trinamool leaders in Vedic Village scam
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Railways Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Tuesday expelled three of her party leaders, including a former legislator and a sitting councillor, in connection with the Vedic Village land controversy.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 8:12:16 PM

Poll panel bans official aircraft use during Haryana polls
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has prohibited the use of official aircraft till the electoral process for Haryana assembly polls concludes next month.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 7:37:48 PM

Krishna to make 'private arrangements' till house is ready
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Amid a controversy surrounding his stay in a five-star hotel in the capital, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said he will continue to make 'the same kind of private arrangements' till his official residence was ready.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 7:04:12 PM

Congress should be pragmatic on Maharashtra seat sharing: Pawar
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar Tuesday urged the Congress to be 'pragmatic' about seat sharing arrangement for Maharashtra assembly polls.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 6:59:09 PM

Centre endorsed Gujarat's stance on Ishrat, says BJP
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said the centre had endorsed the Gujarat government's stance that Mumbai collegian Ishrat Jahan and three others killed in a 2004 Ahmedabad shootout were terrorists. It insisted that a magistrate's probe report that the Gujarat police shot them in cold blood was not final.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 6:38:33 PM

Three Shiv Sena legislators join Congress
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) The Shiv Sena got a pre-election jolt Tuesday when three of its senior legislators joined the Congress.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 5:17:31 PM

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