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Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh passes away

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: The Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister, Mr Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital on Tuesday after prolonged illness. The news led to Parliament being adjourned while leaders across the political spectrum paid hi m warm tributes.

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Baba Ramdev adopts anti-Congress stand

NEW DELHI: Baba Ramdev on Monday adopted a vigorous anti-Congress stand in his protest against black money and was arrested during a march to Parliament but late in the night he refused to quit the stadium from where he and his few thousand supporters were released.

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Assam protest in Mumbai turns violent, claims two

MUMBAI: Two persons were killed and at least 52 injured, including 44 policemen, when a protest here against Assam riots turned violent as demonstrators torched vehicles and pelted stones, leading the police to fire in the air and use batons to disperse the unruly mob on Saturday.

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