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Naxals go on the rampage in A.P. village
GUNTUR, FEB. 16. A former sarpanch was killed and his house blown up as the People's War (PW) naxalites went on the rampage at Sirigiripadu village of Veldurthy mandal near here today. The naxalites also set fire to the telephone exchange and ...
Assembly session opens today
HYDERABAD, FEB. 16. The Andhra Pradesh Assembly meets for its budget session on Monday under the shadow of a looming drought and burgeoning drinking water shortage. It will begin with the customary address by the Governor, Surjit Singh Barnala, ...
Cong. chalks out common strategy to take on Govt.
HYDERABAD, FEB. 16. The Congress has got its ammunition ready to take on the Government on many issues in the budget session of the Assembly starting on Monday and has even chalked out a common strategy with other Opposition parties. A meeting ...
Poojary vows to counter VHP propaganda
BANGALORE, FEB. 16. Aggressive countering of the Sangh Parivar propaganda and stout defence of the Government's handling of various issues will be the task of the Congress in the State under the leadership of its new president, Janardhana ...
`Personal laws detrimental to women's cause'
BANGALORE, FEB. 16. The Task Force on Women's Empowerment in its report submitted to the Government recently, has expressed displeasure over the contradiction in the Union Government's policy with regard to the personal laws of minority ...
CPI(M) to address caste question
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, FEB. 16. After conveniently closing its eyes on the implications and influence of caste and casteist organisations in Kerala society and polity for several decades now, the State CPI(M) is at last getting ready to address the ...
SFI planning fund collection from overseas students
KOZHIKODE, FEB. 16. The Students Federation of India (SFI) has mooted the idea of collecting $ 1 as membership fee from overseas students, according to the draft programme and constitution presented by the national president, P. Krishna Prasad, ...
HC Bench: delegation to meet CM, CJ
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, FEB. 16. A delegation of the MP's and MLA's as well as representatives of the Trivandrum Bar Association and other organisations under the banner of the High Court Bench Action Council, would call on the Chief Minister, A. K. ...
Cong. not to harp on anti-conversion law
SATTANKULAM (TUTICORIN DISTRICT), FEB. 16.The anti-conversion law recently enacted by the AIADMK regime is a key issue in the byelection to the Sattankulam Assembly constituency, which has a sizeable Christian votebank, but the main Opposition in ...
Karaikal ryots blame TN for kuruvai loss
KARAIKAL, FEB. 16.Whenever the Cauvery issue comes to the fore, the plight of Tamil Nadu farmers alone is highlighted, while the interests of Karaikal farmers in the Union Territory of Pondicherry are ignored. Though the Union Territory is ...
AIADMK violating poll code: CPI
TIRUCHI, FEB. 16.The CPI has charged the AIADMK with "gross abuse of power" in Sattankulam, where an Assembly byelection is scheduled for February 26, and called upon the Election Commission to intensify its vigil to ensure a free and fair poll. ...
Will Corpn. also adopt aggressive tactic?
CHENNAI, FEB. 16. A spate of aggressive tactics by local bodies in the city's periphery to collect entertainment tax from cable TV operators has now turned the focus on whether the Chennai Corporation will follow suit. After Alandur ...
Declare Pondy also drought-hit: CPI
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 16. The CPI has called upon the administration to declare Pondicherry also drought-hit and provide 30 kg rice to each of the affected farmers. The State Secretary of the CPI committee, N. Kalainathan, who distributed copies ...
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