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Yeddyurappa to skip BJP meet

BANGALORE: Miffed over the party’s top brass sidelining him, sulking Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Karnataka strongman, Mr B S Yeddyurappa on Saturday said he would not attend the party National Executive to be held in Mumbai from May 24.

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Marines’ issue: Italy summons Indian envoy

NEW DELHI: A day after the Italian Ambassador to India was recalled for "consultations," Italian Foreign Ministry on Saturday summoned Indian Ambassador in Rome, Mr Dabarata Saha in connection with the detention of two of its marines charged with murder of two fishermen in Kerala.

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Yeddyurappa opens his public contact office

BANGALORE: Triggering speculation about his next political move, the sulking BJP Karnataka strongman, Mr B S Yeddyurappa today opened his public contact office but maintained he had no intention to topple his party's government in the state.

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Naveen, Jayalalithaa back Sangma for President’s post

BHUBHANESWAR/CHENNAI: Injecting a new element in the Presidential race, regional parties Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) were on Thursday first off the bloc when they announced their joint support to former Lok Sabha Speaker, Mr P A Sangma but his own party NCP distanced itself from his moves.

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Bikers attack three judges in road rage

NEW DELHI: In a suspected case of road rage, three judges and the driver of the car they were travelling in were attacked by unidentified motorcyclists in south Delhi on Thursday evening.

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Shah Rukh faces ban from Wankhede over scuffle

MUMBAI: Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner and Bollywood superstar, Shah Rukh Khan faced the prospect of being banned from the Wankhede Stadium after an alleged scuffle with Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) officials as the IPL was rocked by fresh controversy here on Thursday.

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Mayawati silent on the scams

LUCKNOW: The skeletons are tumbling out of the corruption cupboard but Uttar Pradesh’s former ruling party, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), is unusually quiet — not even reacting to the Chief Minister, Mr Akhilesh Yadav‘s allegation that it was involved in scams of over Rs 40,000 crore.

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Government to amend law on atrocities against SCs, STs

NEW DELHI: The government is looking into amending the existing laws to prevent atrocities against Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs),  the Social Justice and Empowerment Minister, Mr Mukul Wasnik said here Thursday.

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