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Senior BJP national leader Basundhara Raje being felicitated at a function in Guwahati on Sunday evening. UB Photos
DMK quits UPA, government says it is stable
Chennai, March 19 (IANS): The DMK today quit the UPA and its government voicing dismay over India's stand over Sri Lanka at the UNHRC, but Finance Minister P Chidambaram said there was no threat to the government. ...

Anti-rape Bill introduced in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS): The anti-rape Bill was today introduced in the Lok Sabha by Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde. ...

RBI cuts key rates, says little room for more
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS): With inflation still a worry, India's central bank today cut its short-term lending and borrowing rates by just 25 basis points and left the reserve ratios that also control money available for auto, home or commercial loans ...

Centre accepts NRC update modalities
NEW DELHI, March 18 The Centre has accepted the modalities for update of National Register of Citizens (NRC) and a notification to the effect is expected to be issued shortly. In the first phase NRC update work would start in seven districts. ...

Rajat Kamal for Baandhon, Ko: Yad
GUWAHATI, March 18 Two regional films directed by Assamese filmmakers Jahnu Barua and Manju Borah have won Rajat Kamal honours in the prestigious 60th National Film Awards for the year 2012 that were announced today. ...

DMK demand
CHENNAI, March 18 Amid threat to pull out DMK ministers and quit the UPA coalition on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, party chief M Karunanidhi today made a fresh demand insisting that Parliament adopt a resolution incorporating the two amendments he ...

Centre to table land transfer bill in Parliament
NEW DELHI, March 18 Ending all speculation over ratification of the land boundary agreement with Bangladesh, the Centre has circulated the Constitution Amendment Bill among the Rajya Sabha MPs. The Bill is likely to be tabled later this week. ...

Dissidents meet Digvijay Singh
NEW DELHI, March 18 A group of dissident MLAs from the State met AICC general secretary in-charge of Assam Digvijay Singh at his residence here and submitted a memorandum. ...

SC asks Italian Envoy not to leave India
NEW DELHI, March 18 The Supreme Court today extended till further orders its direction restraining Italian envoy Daniele Mancini from leaving the country after Italy reneged on its undertaking that the two marines accused of killing two fishermen o ...

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