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Congress lacks issues: Sushma Swaraj

NEW DELHI: The leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Ms Sushma Swaraj today alleged that Congress lacks issues for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election and was indulging in dramatics to garner votes.

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FIR against six in official’s death

LAKHIMPUR KHERI (UP): An FIR was today registered against six health officials, including the chief medical officer and his deputy, after a missing health department accountant was found dead under mysterious circumstances, even as his wife demanded a CBI probe in it.

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Centre hints at crackdown on saffron terror

NEW DELHI:  Days after the arrest of a disgruntled RSS worker in connection with the Samjhauta Express blast case, the government on Thursday said more people will be arrested soon for their alleged involvement in bombing of several religious shrines, including Ajmer dargah.

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Beni dares EC, says quota for Muslims will be hiked

FARUKKHABAD (UP)/NEW DELHI:  After the Union Law Minister, Mr Salman Khurshid, another Union minister Mr Beni Prasad Verma dared the Election Commission to take action against him with his sub quota for Muslims remarks which drew round criticism from friends and foes as also Congress party.

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Govt to launch Kudankulam power plant after TN panel report

NEW DELHI: Government today said it would take steps to launch the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant after a committee appointed by the Tamil Nadu Government submits its report and made it clear that Russian scientists would continue to remain at the plant site.

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UP health official found dead

LAKHIMPUR KHERI/NEW DELHI: The NRHM scam in Uttar Pradesh has turned murkier with another health official found murdered at his home, the fifth victim in the last one year after the alleged bungling of over Rs10,000 crore of central funds surfaced.

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Rahul may now jump from stage in anger: Akhilesh Yadav

AMETHI: Mr Rahul Gandhi's dramatic act of tearing up a paper with a list of election promises of political opponents at a poll rally drew a sarcastic reaction today with Samajwadi party saying he may now jump from the stage to vent his anger.

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