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Ministry of Disinvestment disbanded
NEW DELHI, MAY 27. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today announced the disbanding of the Ministry of Disinvestment but said the Department of Disinvestment would remain under the supervision of the Finance Ministry. Promising selective ...

A challenging task: Somnath Chatterjee
KOLKATA, MAY 27. Somnath Chatterjee, who is only a few days away from becoming the Speaker of the 14th Lok Sabha, is not quite sure why the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, while congratulating him shortly after the CPI(M) Polit Bureau gave its ...

Multi-polarity in world ties planned
NEW DELHI, MAY 27. The United Progressive Alliance Government's Common Minimum Programme said today that its foreign policy would "seek to promote multi-polarity in world relations and oppose all attempts at unilateralism." Significantly, the ...

UPA Government to adhere to six basic principles of governance
This is the text of the Common Minimum Programme released by the United Progressive Alliance in New Delhi on Thursday: Introduction The people of India have voted decisively in the 14th Lok Sabha elections ...

Women's Bill acceptable only in new format: Mulayam Singh
LUCKNOW, MAY 27. The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mulayam Singh Yadav, today said that the Samajwadi Party would oppose the Women's Reservation Bill in Parliament if it was presented without changing its framework as prepared by the previous ...

`One step forward, still a long way to go'
NEW DELHI, MAY 27. The inclusion of the Women's Reservation Bill in the Common Minimum Programme of the United Progressive Alliance has brought a lot of hope but little cheer to the women's groups. Hope in abundance because the Bill has virtually ...

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  • Demand for Telangana to be considered at `appropriate time'
  • Left parties welcome CMP
  • Expert prefers to wait for carbon dating of Adichanallur script
  • Arjun Singh denies writing to PM on Rajiv case probe
  • Labour laws to be re-examined
  • 'Additional' budget presented in Maharashtra
  • Biman Bose surrenders
  • We are clean, says Maran
  • Saras flight put off



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