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Veiled warning to Naveen from powerful MP

BHUBANESWAR: Triggering dissidence in the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha, powerful party MP, Mr Pyari Mohan Mohapatra Wednesday issued a veiled warning to Chief Minister, Mr Naveen Patnaik and attacked his style of functioning.

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HC rejects PIL seeking inquiry into DoB of SC judge A Kabir

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court today dismissed a PIL by an NRI seeking direction to the Centre to hold an inquiry to determine the date of birth of Mr Justice Altamas Kabir who is likely to become the next Chief justice of India in September this year.

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I will quit public life if graft charges proved: PM

ONBOARD PM’S SPECIAL AIRCRAFT: Strongly rebutting Team Anna’s allegations of corruption against him, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Tuesday offered to quit public life and face any punishment if charges on coal block allotments are proved.

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Rift in Team Anna: Hegde disagrees on targeting PM

NEW DELHI: Fresh differences appeared in Team Anna with Mr Justice Santosh Hegde on Tuesday distancing himself from corruption allegations against the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh and other ministers even as the group sought to play down Mr Anna Hazare’s reservations on the issue.

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Spiritual guru Wamanrao Pai passes away

MUMBAI: Spiritual leader Wamanrao Pai passed away here on Tuesday at the age of 89 following a brief illness. Pai, who had thousands of followers all over Maharashtra and Goa, breathed his last at a hospital in suburban Mumbai, his family said.

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Paternity suit: Tiwari gives blood sample, finally

DEHRA DUN: Left with no option but to obey the Supreme Court order, veteran Congress leader, Mr N D Tiwari on Tuesday gave his blood sample for DNA test following a paternity suit of a man claiming to be his biological son.

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Andhra HC quashes Centre’s 4.5% sub-quota for minorities

HYDERABAD: Holding that the Centre acted in a “casual manner,” the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday quashed the 4.5 per cent sub-quota to minorities carved out of 27 per cent OBC reservation - a verdict that may affect admissions already made in central educational institutions such as IITs.

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Jagan sent to jail for 14 days in assets case

HYDERABAD: Member of Parliament, Y S Jaganmohan Reddy landed in Chanchalguda Central Jail here on Monday after a special court remanded him to judicial custody for 14 days for illegally amassing assets, dealing a big blow to YSR Congress Party ahead of next month’s by-elections.

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