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Legislation to check naxals mooted
RAIPUR, MAY 26.The BJP government in Chhattisgarh is planning to bring in a legislation in the current budget session to check the naxalite activities in the state. ``A draft has been prepared to bring in a legislation to deal with security ...

Elections on schedule, says Chautala
CHANDIGARH, MAY 26.The Haryana Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, today reiterated that elections to the State Assembly would be held on schedule. Replying to questions by mediapersons shortly after presiding over a district level ...

Himachal Pradesh
`PM will be asked to dedicate Nathpa power project'
SHIMLA, MAY 26.The Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh, said here today that he would request the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, to dedicate the prestigious 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Power Project to the nation, which was recently completed. He ...

Forest Minister resigns
SHIMLA, MAY 26.The State Forest Minister, Chander Kumar, who won the Lok Sabha election from the Kangra seat, has resigned from the State Assembly and would quit the Cabinet tomorrow. Mr. Kumar, an OBC leader, defeated the BJP stalwart ...

Jammu & Kashmir
Sapphire smuggling racket busted
JAMMU, MAY 26. Busting an inter-state gang of sapphire smugglers, police have arrested seven persons from Udhampur town in Jammu region and recovered from them 16 sapphire pieces worth Rs 6 lakhs as well as Rs 5 lakhs in counterfeit money. The ...

Power cut
PONDICHERRY, MAY 26. There will be no power supply on May 27 from 10 am to 3 pm in Lawspet, Tagore Nagar, Government, Service Quarters, Karuvadikuppam, Asok Nagar, Krishna Nagar and Rajaji Nagar due to maintenance work on 22 KV feeder, according ...

'Centre must probe into disinvestment of PSUs'
PONDICHERRY, MAY 26. The Pondicherry Pradesh Congress Committee president, Narayanasamy, today urged the Manmohan Singh-led government at the centre to order a probe into the disinvestment of public sector undertakings (PSUs) by the previous ...

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    Focus on checking cyber crime
    JALANDHAR, MAY 26.During the three days of deliberations by the police officials of various states it has been unanimously resolved that an apex body at state and national levels should be set up under IT Act and steps be taken to review the ...

    Rajasthan to introduce NCERT syllabus
    JAIPUR, MAY 26.The Rajasthan Government has decided to introduce the syllabus of the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in all Government schools from the primary section onward in the new academic session ...

    I don't like negative politics: Raje
    JAIPUR, MAY 26.The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje, has proved that she has a mind of her own. Amid the cacophony of shrill voices that emanated from the women brigade of the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Sushma Swaraj and Uma ...

    Cabinet expansion likely
    JAIPUR, MAY 26.The much-awaited expansion of the 10-member Vasundhara Raje Cabinet is expected later this week. The Chief Minister has consulted senior BJP and RSS leaders on the proposed move, BJP and official sources indicated. Ms Raje ...

    `Fill up vacancies in High Courts'
    JAIPUR, MAY 26.The legal cell of the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee has demanded filling up of the vacant posts of judges in the High Courts. Early disposal of cases by the fast track courts has added to the burden of High Courts in the ...

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    'Tactical voting defeated BJP'
    LUCKNOW, MAY 26.The Muslim Political Council of India (MPCI) today claimed that tactical voting by the community in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections had defeated `fascist forces,' including the BJP. Addressing a news conference here, ...

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