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BJP, JMM join hands to form govt in Jharkhand

RANCHI: Over three months after it parted ways with the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday again came together with Mr Shibu Soren’s party and staked claim to form a new government in Jharkhand which has been under President’s Rule since June 1.

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Explain structures at eco-park: SC to Maya

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought an explanation from the Mayawati government for allegedly constructing unauthorised structures at the old jail premises in Lucknow in violation of its order.

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30 legislators suspended from Haryana assembly

CHANDIGARH: Twenty-nine legislators of the main opposition Indian National Lok Dal  and one from the Shiromani Akali Dal were on Tuesday suspended from the Haryana  assembly following a ruckus they created demanding resignation of  Minister of State for Home, Mr Gopal Kanda.

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Chandrayaan-2 will try out new ideas, technologies

BANGALORE:  Chandrayaan-2, the proposed second Indian mission to moon, would undertake “extremely good” experiments and try out new technologies but accommodating foreign payloads on board does not appear to be a possibility at this stage.

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PM rules out early retirement

NEW DELHI: Ruling out early retirement, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Monday rejected suggestions of a “disconnect” between his government and the Congress party while making it clear that he would not ask every cabinet colleague to “shut up.”

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4 killed in Kashmir firing

SRINAGAR: Four protestors, including two teenagers, were killed Monday in firing by security forces - the first fatalities after a week of relative peace - and more than 15 others injured during clashes in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

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Abducted cops freed, no deal with Maoists: Nitish

PATNA: There was no deal with Maoists to secure the release of three policemen abducted over a week ago, Bihar Chief Minister, Mr Nitish Kumar said on Monday and asserted that the government has been “firm on unconditional talks” with the rebels.

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EC announces 6-phase poll in Bihar

NEW DELHI: Bihar will have a six-phase poll from October 21 to November 20, the first major poll exercise that would test the mood of the people after the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.

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