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Advani elected leader of opposition
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani was Sunday formally elected as leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha.

Sunday, May 31, 2009 9:25:24 PM

26/11 probe report likely to be tabled in Maharashtra assembly
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The Maharashtra government will 'make efforts' to table in the assembly a probe committee's report on the Nov 26 Mumbai terrorist attacks, Chief Minister Ashok Chavan said here Sunday evening, though the opposition termed the investigation as 'an eyewash'.

Sunday, May 31, 2009 9:02:56 PM

Sharad Yadav blames BJP for NDA's poll debacle
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Blaming the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) strategy for the defeat of their National Democratic Alliance (NDA), Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav Sunday said there was a 'difference between the pre-poll alliance and now'.

Sunday, May 31, 2009 7:59:39 PM

15th Lok Sabha begins first session Monday
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The first session of the 15th Lok Sabha begins Monday as a resurgent Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) was set to start a new innings and an humbled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said it will play the role of a 'constructive opposition.'

Sunday, May 31, 2009 7:25:42 PM

India set to have its first woman Lok Sabha speaker
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India is set to get its first woman Lok Sabha speaker with the Congress zeroing in on Water Resources Minister Meira Kumar, daughter of late former deputy prime minister and veteran Dalit leader Jagjivan Ram.

Sunday, May 31, 2009 6:40:21 PM

Buddhadeb visits cyclone-hit areas, faces protests
Basanti (West Bengal), May 31 (IANS) Visiting the cyclone-affected South 24 Parganas district Sunday, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee had to face protests from angry villagers who alleged that relief remained inadequate even a week after the disaster.

Sunday, May 31, 2009 6:38:55 PM

Bickering LDF, Lavalin scam did us in Kerala: CPI
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Sunday said the debacle in the recent Lok Sabha polls in Kerala was a result of infighting within the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF), SNC Lavalin scam and the tie-up with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Sunday, May 31, 2009 6:34:18 PM

Punjab to pay millions for riot damages
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) A week after rioters brought the state to a standstill and caused extensive damage to public and private properties, the Punjab government Sunday announced that it will pay compensation to all those who suffered losses.

Sunday, May 31, 2009 5:44:54 PM

BJP campaign hurt JD-U: Sharad Yadav
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav Sunday said there was a 'difference between the pre-poll alliance and now' and added that the BJP election campaign hurt his party.

Sunday, May 31, 2009 5:34:40 PM

BJP-Sena to fight Maharashtra assembly polls jointly
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Barely a fortnight after its rout in the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena alliance put up a brave face Sunday and announced plans to contest jointly the Maharashtra assembly elections, due by October.

Sunday, May 31, 2009 5:20:24 PM

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