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Sentiment runs high against Lyngdoh recommendations in JNU polls

NEW DELHI: The need for revival of the Left, equity for the marginalised and tribals, and justice for victims of the Gujarat riots were just some of the subjects that JNU's presidential candidates debated their heart out at the last major leg of the campaign.

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Arvind Kejriwal’s name missing from voters list

NEW DELHI/GHAZIABAD: Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal was on his way to Goa Tuesday but returned from the airport to vote in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections from Ghaziabad only to find his name missing from the list.

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Panel submits Kudankulam report to Tamil Nadu govt

CHENNAI: The four-member committee set up by Tamil Nadu government on the safety aspects of Kudankulam nuclear power plant today submitted its report to the Chief Minister, Mr J Jayalalithaa amid indication that it has given a clean chit to the controversial project stalled by protests.

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Mamata calls general strike a failure in West Bengal

KOLKATA: Claiming that the nationwide general strike called by 11 trade unions has not been able to garner good response in West Bengal, the Chief Minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said the strike has been a failure as the common people of the state have not responded to the call.

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SC for former apex court judge as panel head

NEW DELHI: After rapping the Narendra Modi government for bypassing it, the Supreme Court today suggested the name of a former apex court judge for appointment as the chairperson of the monitoring authority which is looking into the probe of 22 encounter killings between 2002 to 2006 in Gujarat.

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UP gears up for sixth phase of polling

LUCKNOW: Polling for the sixth phase of UP assembly elections covering 68 seats spread over 13 districts would be held tomorrow that would decide the fate of RLD's youth face, Mr Jayant Chaudhary and the state Energy Minister, Mr Ramveer Upadhyaya among others.

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Kejriwal in soup for diatribe against MPs

NEW DELHI/PATNA: Team Anna member, Mr Arvind Kejriwal was at the centre of a controversy for calling MPs "rapists, murderers and looters", prompting angry criticism from political parties on Sunday with RJD saying it will bring a privilege notice against him in Parliament.

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Coastal security to be stepped up: Antony

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/KOLLAM: Expressing satisfaction over Kerala police’s progress of investigation into the killing of two Indian fishermen allegedly by an Italian ship’s naval guards, the Defence Minister, Mr A K Antony on Sunday said the Centre would take measures to strengthen coastal security and safety of fishermen.

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