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    Savarkar, `tiranga yatra' not poll issues: BJP
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 16. It is official. Neither the Savarkar controversy nor the "tiranga yatra" of the former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti, is anywhere near the "top'' election issues the Bharatiya Janata Party will raise in the ...

    BJP releases first list of candidates for Maharashtra elections
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 16. The Bharatiya Janata Party today declared its first list of 83 candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls after a meeting of the Central Election Committee chaired by the party president, Venkaiah Naidu. Among the ...

    Jayalalithaa backs move to bring water resources on Concurrent List
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 16. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today urged the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, to convene a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority and to implement the river-linking project, beginning with peninsular rivers. ...

    Ahluwalia meets Yechury
    NEW DELHI, SEPT 16. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, will meet the veteran Marxist leader, Jyoti Basu, here on Saturday. Mr. Basu had made public his disagreement with some of the policies being pursued by the Government, especially the ...

    Why point fingers at me, asks Gawli
    MUMBAI, SEPT. 16. Arun Gawli, 53, who formed the Akhil Bharatiya Sena in 1997, has decided to enter the electoral fray for the fourth time. He filed his nomination papers on Wednesday for the coming Assembly elections in Maharashtra. Mr. ...

    Basu, Bhattacharjee to meet Sonia
    KOLKATA, SEPT. 16. Two prominent CPI(M) Polit Bureau members from West Bengal, Jyoti Basu and the Chief Minister, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, have left for Delhi to meet the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, and the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, ...

    Attempts to push in militants continuing: Vij
    SRINAGAR, SEPT. 16. Pakistan has not given up attempts to push militants into Jammu and Kashmir, the Chief of the Army Staff, N.C. Vij, said today adding that the fencing along the Line of Control was frustrating such attempts. Infiltration, he ...

    Inadvertent deletion: Chandy
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT.16. The Kerala Chief Minister, Oommen Chandy, today clarified that his Government had carried out the correction in the IX standard textbook that had inadvertently deleted the word ``Gujarat'' from the national ...

    `Deletion of Gujarat from national anthem an insult'
    GANDHINAGAR, SEPT. 16. The Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, has taken a serious view of the reported deletion of the word "Gujarat" from the national anthem printed in some school textbooks in Kerala. Mr. Modi has written to the Prime ...

    Left keen on Centre remaining within CMP
    CHENNAI, SEPT. 16.The struggle of the working class will have to intensify to put pressure on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre to remain within the Common Minimum Programme (CMP). During the previous rule, the ...

    Birth control not un-Islamic, says Bangladesh Minister
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 16. While Muslims in India are debating whether Islam permits family planning or not, in neighbouring Bangladesh, religion plays no role in deciding the size of the family. Little wonder then that the population growth rate there ...

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