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1 dead, 12 hurt in UP clash

BAHRAICH:  One person was killed and at least 12 others injured in a clash following a dispute over construction of a boundary wall in Kotwali area here, the police said on Thursday.

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Ex-TN minister 3 others held in land grab cases

TIRUCHIRAPPALLI (TN):  In the continuing crackdown by the AIADMK government on land grabbing, former transport minister and senior DMK leader, Mr K N Nehru and two others were arrested here on Thursday while another functionary was taken into custody in Coimbatore.

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Govt not ready to accept Anna’s demands

NEW DELHI: Talks between the government and Team Anna ended in a deadlock Wednesday night with the two sides failing to resolve the key issues, prompting the civil society to declare that they were “back to square one.”

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Now Raja wants to examine PM as witness in 2G case

NEW DELHI: Jailed former telecom minister A Raja on Wednesday told a Delhi court that he would get the Prime Minister, Dr  Manmohan Singh, then finance minister, Mr P Chidambaram and the present Union Telecom Minister, Mr Kapil Sibal summoned as witnesses to prove government did not incur any loss in the 2G allocation.

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Amar Singh, 6 others to be chargesheeted

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police are set to chargesheet seven persons, including MPs Mr Amar Singh and Mr Ashok Argal, for their alleged involvment in the cash-for-vote scam, three years after the incident took place.

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Please end fast, Thackeray appeals to Hazare

MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena chief, Mr Bal Thackeray Wednesday made a personal appeal to the veteran anti-corruption crusader, Mr Anna Hazare to end his nine-day hunger strike in view of his frail health.

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Irom Sharmila stopped from joining Hazare’s agitation: Patkar

NEW DELHI: The Manipur-based social activist, Mr Irom Sharmila, who has been fasting against AFSPA for the last ten years, will not be able to join Anna Hazare’s agitation here as she has been prevented by authorities from doing so, activists claimed today.

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3 BJP MPs threaten to resign over party’s anti-graft stand

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) parliamentary party meet Wednesday to discuss the strategy on the Lokpal bill turned stormy with three MPs, including the senior leader, Mr Yashwant Sinha and Mr Shatrughan Sinha, threatening to resign over the party’s stand against corruption.

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Govt, Team Anna hold talks on Lokpal

NEW DELHI: The government and Team Anna Tuesday night began discussions on the Lokpal issue amidst clear indications that the government might consider bringing the Prime Minister under the ambit of the anti-corruption ombudsman while differences persisted on other key issues during the inconclusive talks.

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Health worsens but Anna refuses medicine

NEW DELHI: Disregarding doctor’s advice to be put on intravenous (IV) drip, fasting Mr Anna Hazare Tuesday night refused to take any medicine and warned the government against trying to forcibly evict him from the protest site of Ramlila Maidan.

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