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‘BJP giving moral support to Ramdev campaign’

LUCKNOW: Hitting out at Congress general secretary Mr Digvijay Singh for raising questions over Baba Ramdev’s anti-graft fast, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here Saturday said it believes that the protest would “reach its destination by bringing the black money stashed in foreign bank accounts back to the country.”

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Ramdev’s fast a ‘five-star satyagraha’,

NEW DELHI: Taking a dig at his luxurious lifestyle, Congress leader Mr Digvijay Singh Saturday described Baba Ramdev’s fast against corruption a “five-star satyagraha” and urged social activist Mr Anna Hazare to reconsider his decision to join the yoga guru.

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Rights panel seeks report on doctor’s murder in Bihar jail

PATNA: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Bihar government over the brutal murder of a doctor by jail inmates last week and steps being taken for the safety of doctors on duty in prison, officials said Saturday.

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India yet to define forest and forestry

NEW DELHI: Most people have read the definition of a “forest” at some point or another, but in India its legal definition is still evolving within the four walls of the environment ministry.

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Illegal mining has root in corruption: Mines Ministry

NEW DELHI: Admitting that illegal mining is “rampant,” the Mines Ministry has blamed corruption as one of the main reasons for the menace, which not only causes revenue loss to the exchequer but also promotes lawlessness.

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Govt engages Ramdev in back-channel talks

NEW DELHI: Hectic back-channel efforts were on till late Thursday night to persuade Baba Ramdev from going ahead with his indefinite hunger strike from Saturday as the Congress party and the government held consultations at the highest level to avert a Hazare-like protest on the streets.

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Suspected ISI agent held in Uttarakhand

DEHRA DUN:  A suspected ISI agent, who was providing vital information related to Army installations in Meerut and Roorkee to an officer of the Pakistani spy agency, was arrested near Haridwar, a police official said on Thursday.

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