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Two killed as bus overturns
Gaya: Two people, including a woman, were killed on the spot and 15 others injured, four of them seriously when the bus carrying them overturned near Sarbahada village in Bihar’s Gaya district on Monday, the police said. The private bus, ...

Garib Rath looted
Gaya: Armed men looted cash and valuables worth about Rs 1 lakh from passengers on New Delhi-Gaya Garib Rath train near the railway station here last evening, police said on Monday. A ten-member gang boarded the Gaya-bound train when it halted ...

Four of tribal family killed
Raipur: Four members of a tribal family have been killed by some unidentified assailants at Korva district, police said here on Monday. “The bodies were found in the jungles of Pendridh village by some local people who were collecting ...

Haryana Chief Secretary’s website launched
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Secretary Dharam Vir launched the website of the Chief Secretary’s office here on Monday which can be visited at Mr. ...

New policing system proposed
CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Government planning to introduce the metropolitan system of policing in Gurgaon city with financial assistance from the Centre to make it crime-free, Haryana Director-General of Police R. S. Dalal announced on ...

Himachal Pradesh
Campaigning ends in Himachal
SHIMLA: Electioneering for the four Lok Sabha seats from Himachal Pradesh came to an end on Monday and the contestants along with their supporters headed for door-to-door campaigning and closed-door meetings with their party cadres. It ...

Jammu & Kashmir
Two dead in mishaps
Srinagar: Two persons were killed and four others injured in two separate road accidents in South Kashmir on Monday, a police spokesman said. Makhan Lal of Nowgam village was killed when he was hit by a speeding car near his house. In ...

Madhya Pradesh
‘Weak’ Muslim leadership blamed for backwardness
“The Muslims are the real partners in India’s development”

A battle of Thakurs in Hamirpur
HAMIRPUR (HP): “The credit for my entry into politics fully goes to former Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh who by targeting me as the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association president during 2003-08 forced me to join politics to take on my ...

Six dead in road mishap
Bhind: Six persons including two women were killed and 12 others injured when the tractor-trolley in which they were travelling collided with a truck at Baderagaon, police said on Monday. The victims were taking an ailing person from Mongrol ...


Security stepped up at vulnerable booths, spots
“Central Paramilitary Forces and mobile patrol arranged”

Only UPA can form secular government at Centre: Vasan
PUDUCHERRY: Union Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation G. K Vasan said only the United Progressive Alliance government can form a secular government at Centre. Campaigning for Congress candidate V. Narayanasamy ...

Mapping work on in Pondicherry Municipality
PUDUCHERRY: The Directorate of Census Operations, Puducherry has initiated works to update the existing maps pertaining to Pondicherry Municipality for the 2011 census. Students of Motilal Nehru Government Polytechnic College have been ...

DEO issues notice to officials
PUDUCHERRY: The District Election Officer (DEO) has issued notices to officials who failed to attend the third phase of training programme for presiding officers and polling officials. If their explanations were not satisfactory, disciplinary ...

Vijayakanth campaigns in Puducherry
PUDUCHERRY: DMDK leader Vijayakanth on Monday campaigned for party candidate K. A. U Ashanaa in Puducherry. Addressing road-side meetings, he said it was unfair on the part of Congress government in the Union Territory to complain of lack of ...

Punjab to provide 700 mechanical paddy transplanters

Veteran Left leader Vimla Dang passes away
CHANDIGARH: Renowned Left leader and a former Punjab MLA, Vimla Dang, passed away in Amritsar after a prolonged illness. She was 83 and is survived by her husband, Satyapal Dang, a living legend in the Communist movement in this part of the ...

Rajasthan team to choose locations for IIT, IIM
JAIPUR: A high-power committee to suggest locations for establishment of an Indian Institute of Management, an Indian Institute of Technology, a Central university and a world-class university in Rajasthan will start a tour of various ...

Liquor seized
Bhilwara: Police on Monday seized liquor worth Rs 30 lakh at Mandal, 12 kms from here, and arrested two persons in this connection. On specific information, a truck illegally transporting India Made Foreign Liquor worth Rs 30 lakh was ...

Uttar Pradesh
It’s SP vs SP at Rampur
Bitter strife between factions threatens to dominate contests

Will Dhaurara choose development over caste?
Union Minister Jitin Prasada brought in 100 crore worth of investment in a steel factory

SP worker shot dead
Muzaffarnagar: A 23-year-old Samajwadi Party worker, Sami, was shot dead by some unidentified persons while he was returning from the party office, police said on Monday. Police recovered the body which bore bullet injuries. ...

Almora poised for a keen contest
ALMORA: After over a decade, the electorate of the Almora Lok Sabha constituency has something “new” to discuss and vote for in this election. Since 1996 it has been the battle of two Rawats — Congress’s Harish Rawat ...

Mayawati asks Muslims to shed loyalty towards Congress
DEHRA DUN: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Monday called upon Muslims to shed their loyalty towards the Congress because it had not done much for them over the decades and vote for her party ...

Manmohan fails to keep date with Haldwani
HALDWANI: People of Haldwani, which falls under the Nainital Lok Sabha constituency, are feeling let down by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Since the elections dates were announced in March this year, people here had been hoping that Mr. ...

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