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Bhopal tragedy survivors to observe black day

BHOPAL: The Bhopal gas tragedy survivors will observe a ‘Black Day’ on November 1, the 56th Foundation Day of Madhya Pradesh, to protest the state government’s inaction to help them get justice, survivors said Saturday.

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Jairam’s letter on MGNREGA politically motivated: Mayawati

LUCKNOW: Hitting back at the Centre, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Ms Mayawati Friday wrote a letter to the Prime Minister stating that irregularities cited by Union Minister, Mr Jairam Ramesh in implementation of MGNREGA scheme in the state are “politically motivated.”

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16 more babies die in WB govt hospitals; toll 29

BURDWAN/KOLKATA: Four more babies died at Kolkata’s B C Roy Children’s Hospital, which has witnessed a series of crib deaths, besides 12 newborns in the Burdwan Medical College, taking the death toll in two government hospitals in West Bengal to 29 Friday.

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Anna to continue vow of silence

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: With his team under attack and facing questions of probity, Mr Anna Hazare Thursday said he will extend his vow of silence as verbal communication with people is leaving him “very weak.”

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Army has given its inputs on AFSPA: Gen Singh

NEW DELHI: Amid talk of withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from some areas of Jammu and Kashmir, Army Chief General V K Singh Thursday said his force has given its inputs on the issue, but refused to specify those saying the matter was under the purview of the Home Ministry.

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CBI now focusing on ore exports by Reddy

HYDERABAD: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing illegal mining by former Karnataka minister, Gali Janardhana Reddy, is now focusing its attention on the export of iron ore by the mining baron.

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