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Shiv Sena protests fuel price hike

MUMBAI: Around 10,000 people, some of them riding animal-drawn carts, Sunday participated in a march organised by Shiv Sena to protest the hike in diesel price and restriction of subsidised cooking gas cylinders per family per year.

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Courage and risk needed to obtain higher growth: PM

NEW DELHI: The government does not appear to be in any mood to yield to the demands of allies and opposition to roll back the policies on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail and the diesel price hike with the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh saying it was an important step in the right direction.

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Ex-RSS chief Sudarshan passes away

RAIPUR: K S Sudarshan, who needled the then prime minister, Mr Atal Bihari Vajpayee and other BJP leaders during his nine-year tenure as the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief, died here on Saturday after a heart attack.

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Roll back or face hard decisions, warns Mamata

KOLKATA: Taking a swipe at the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh by stressing leaders should be more concerned about common people than personal laurels, Trinamool Congress chief, Ms Mamata Banerjee Saturday asked the Congress to face “hard decisions” or roll back the twin “anti-people” polices of FDI in retail and the diesel price hike.

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Militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in Kashmir

JAMMU: In what has been described as a major catch, top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested from an undisclosed location on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, a senior police officer said Thursday.

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