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Sonia gets letters of support
NEW DELHI, MAY 15. All the pieces of Sonia Gandhi's prime ministerial puzzle are falling into place. Today, Ms. Gandhi was unanimously elected the leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) and she used the occasion to lay out the rationale ...

Left to take uniform stand on support
NEW DELHI, MAY 15.Three Left parties today began deliberations on the formation of a secular government at the Centre, specifically on the nature of support to the Congress-led formation. There was a near-consensus that the entire Left should ...

DMK promises outside support
CHENNAI, MAY 15. While promising unstinted support to the Congress government at the Centre, the DMK today decided not to be part of it. The party's executive committee, which met here today, decided to first study the approaches of the ...

Sonia cannot build a Roman empire here: Basu
NEW DELHI, MAY 15.Veteran CPI(M) leader, Jyoti Basu, today rejected the opposition to the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, becoming the Prime Minister, and said she cannot build a ``Roman empire'' here. Talking to reporters, Mr. Basu said ...

MS admitted to hospital
CHENNAI, MAY 15. Veteran musician M.S. Subbulakshmi was admitted to a private hospital here this afternoon with high blood sugar. Hospital sources said that she was "responding" to ...

Gowda meets Sonia
NEW DELHI, MAY 15. With all key players of Karnataka here, efforts to put together a secular coalition government in the State have gained momentum. Leaders of the Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) met at various levels here today, ...

Naveen re-elected
BHUBANESWAR, MAY 15.The Orissa Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, was re-elected leader of the Biju Janata Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party joint legislature party this evening. He will be sworn in as Chief Minister for a second term tomorrow. A joint ...

TRAI directive
NEW DELHI, MAY 15.Noting that the recent hike in roaming charges exceeded the stipulated ceiling of Rs. 3 in certain cases, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has asked mobile operators such as AirTel and Hutch to explain the hike and ...

Judges resign en masse
ISLAMABAD, MAY 15.In an unprecedented move, 112 judges and magistrates in Pakistan's Punjab province have resigned en masse following a growing confrontation with lawyers. The resignations came after a group of lawyers reportedly stormed the ...

CBSE results by May 27
NEW DELHI, MAY 15.The results of the Class X and XII examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education will be announced in the last week of May. Though the dates are yet to be finalised, the CBSE's Controller of Examinations, ...

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