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Jayalalithaa asks PM to direct Karnataka to release water

CHENNAI: Pressing her demand for convening the Cauvery River Authority meeting, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms J Jayalalithaa today asked the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh to direct Karnataka to release water to the state to raise long term crop in the Cauvery delta areas.

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Opposition demands PM’s resignation over coalgate

NEW DELHI: The spectre of corruption was back to haunt the government on Tuesday with a combative opposition demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh over the official auditor’s report that irregularities in coal block allocation led to notional losses of Rs 1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion).

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Sangma challenges Pranab’s election in SC

NEW DELHI: Mr P A Sangma today moved the Supreme Court challenging the election of Mr Pranab Mukherjee as the President of India saying that the veteran Congress leader was not eligible for the post as he was holding offices of profit.

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P J Kurien elected Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson

NEW DELHI: The Congress member, Mr P J Kurien was Tuesday unanimously elected as deputy chairperson of the Rajya Sabha.
 The motion for Kurien’s election was moved by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh and seconded by the Leader of Opposition, Mr Arun Jaitley.   Members from several other parties also seconded the motion.

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After the exodus, Northeasterners head back to Bangalore

GUWAHATI/BANGALORE: Reflecting a gradual return to normalcy after the panic exodus, people from the Northeast headed back to Bangalore in special trains from Guwahati and the situation also eased on Monday in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

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