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Bihar BJP chief summoned to Delhi to meet high command

PATNA: An adamant Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Bihar unit president Mr C P Thakur Saturday refused to withdraw his resignation over the distribution of tickets for the assembly polls. He has been summoned to New Delhi to meet the party high command.

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India summons Australian HC over shocking racist slurs

NEW DELHI: Outraged over the racist slurs by top Australian Police officers, India Saturday summoned its High Commissioner and sought an explanation on the issue, saying such an attitude was "shocking" and a "matter of serious concern".

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Shiv Sena slams Rahul Gandhi, Omar Abdullah

MUMBAI: In a sharp attack on Congress leader Mr Rahul Gandhi and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mr Omar Abdullah over their recent controversial utterances, the Shiv Sena Saturday said both "crown princes"
needed to get their "heads examined at mental hospitals".

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Ayodhya: three main parties reach formula

AYODHYA: Unfazed by plans of others to approach the Supreme Court, three main parties in the Ayodhya title suits - Ram Janmabhoomi Trust, Mr Hashim Ansari and Nirmohi Akhara - on Friday came together for the first time on a public platform and discussed a formula for a negotiated settlement.

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K’taka crisis: rebel BJP MLAs give in

BANGALORE: Adopting a carrot and stick policy, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka on Thursday night appeared to have won over 19 rebel MLAs whose revolt reduced its government in the state to a minority, with the minister spearheading the dissident campaign saying embattled Chief Minister, Mr B S Yeddyurappa is their leader.

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C’wealth Games: India consolidate No 2 position

NEW DELHI: India’s medals tally at the Commonwealth Games mounted to 34 as the shooters continued to shine and women archers and wrestlers contributed their share and a gymnast won the first-ever Games medal on Thursday.

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Calcutta HC says it does not come under CIC

NEW DELHI:  Even 63 years after Independence, the Calcutta High Court feels it is still under the control of Queen of England and not the President or Constitution of India. The High Court has contended that it does not come under the jurisdiction of the Central Information Commission, a position outright rejected by the transparency panel.

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Yeddyurappa’s sops to dissidents to save ministry

BANGALORE: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka on Wednesday plunged into crisis being reduced to a minority after 19 MLAs withdrew support, prompting the Governor, Mr H R Bhardwaj to ask the Chief Minister, Mr B S Yeddyurappa to prove his majority in the assembly before October 12.

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Waqf Board to move SC against Ayodhya verdict

NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW: Efforts for an out-of-court settlement of the Ayodhya title dispute suffered a setback on Tuesday with the Sunni Central Waqf Board deciding to challenge the Allahabad High Court verdict in the Supreme Court by the end of this month or early November.

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