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Gujarat Lokayukta appointment issue rocks Parliament

NEW DELHI: The appointment of Lokayukta in Gujarat rocked the Parliament Tuesday, with an agitated Bharatiya Janata Party terming it as "undemocratic" and demanding recall of the Governor, Ms Kamla Beniwal accusing her of violating the federal structure.

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Efforts on to save Rajiv’s assassins

CHENNAI: Three convicted men facing the gallows for involvement in the assassination of former prime minister, Rajiv Gandhi on Monday moved court to stay their impending execution, while pleas, demonstrations and even suicide threats erupted across Tamil Nadu in an attempt to get the trio a reprieve.

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HC dismisses Yeddyurappa’s bail plea

BANGALORE: Spelling more trouble for former chief minister, Mr B S Yeddyurappa, the Karnataka High Court on Monday dismissed his anticipatory bail plea while a Lokayukta court ordered filing a charge-sheet against him in connection with alleged irregularities in land de-notification.

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Court to decide on framing of charges in 2G case on Sept 15

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court will decide on September 15 whether to put former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 15 others on trial for their alleged role in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, which according to CBI has said caused a loss of Rs 30,984 crore to the public exchequer.

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HC asks UP, Noida Authority to file counter affidavit

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad high court on Monday asked the UP government and Noida Authority to file their counter-affidavits on hundreds of petitions filed by Gautam Buddh Nagar district farmers, who have challenged acquisition of more than 3,000 hectares of land for development of Greater Noida and Noida Extension areas.

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India erupts in celebrations

NEW DELHI: From Ramlila Maidan to Ralegan Siddhi – Mr Anna Hazare’s village, celebrations at full blast replaced days of protests as the Gandhian broke his fast on Sunday with his supporters marking “people’s victory” with dancing, waving of tricolour and handing out of sweets and flowers.

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PM meets President, discusses Anna

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Sunday met the President, Ms Pratibha Patil and discussed Parliament’s consensus resolution on the Lokpal bill as demanded by Mr Anna Hazare to end his fast.

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Anna breaks fast, says poll reforms on agenda

NEW DELHI:  Hailing Parliament’s nod on key elements of Jan Lokpal bill as “people’s victory”, Mr Anna Hazare on Sunday broke his 12-day-old fast declaring that electoral reforms will be on top of his agenda next so that corruption can come down.

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