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Somnath happy with Akhilesh becoming chief minister

KOLKATA: Former Lok Sabha Speaker, Mr Somnath Chatterjee, who had first remarked on the potential he evinced in Samajwadi Party leader, Mr Mulayam Singh Yadav’s son, Mr Akhilesh Yadav, Saturday expressed happiness at the young leader being all set to take over as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister.

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RBI cuts CRR to infuse Rs 48,000 cr

MUMBAI: In a surprise decision, the Reserve Bank of India on Friday announced a 0.75 percentage point cut in its key policy ratio to pump Rs 48,000 crore into the economy but bankers feel the move may not lead to immediate reduction in lending rates.

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Congress set to form govt in Uttarakhand

DEHRADUN: The Congress, supported by a regional party and three independent lawmakers, is all set to form the new government in Uttarakhand, ending days of uncertainty after the assembly polls threw up a hung verdict.

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New trains announced to keep Mamata’s promise

NEW DELHI: A week ahead of his maiden budget March 14, Railway Minister Mr Dinesh Trivedi Friday announced 26 new trains, extended runs of five existing trains, increased the frequency of two trains and introduced five new suburban trains, promised by his party boss Ms Mamata Banerjee last year.

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Missing girl appears in court, tells she has been re-married

NEW DELHI: A run-away girl, who had earlier told a city court that she might be sold by her father and had then gone missing from a women’s remand home which had handed her over to him despite her fears, has resurfaced and told the court that she has been remarried to an Uttar Pradesh native.

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Mining case: HC quashes FIR against Yeddyurappa

BANGALORE: In a major legal triumph for BJP state strongman Mr B S Yeddyurappa, the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday declared as "bad in law" a chapter in the Lokayukta report that indicted him on illegal mining causing his exit as chief minister and quashed the FIR against him based on it.

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Mayawati blames Congress, BJP, Muslims for debacle

LUCKNOW: After resigning as the Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Ms Mayawati on Wednesday blamed the rout of her Bahujan Samaj Party on the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party and mass Muslim voting for the Samajwadi Party.

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Early Holi for supporters of Hanuman devotee Mulayam

LUCKNOW: Hundreds of jubilant supporters splashed Holi colour on each other Tuesday and cheered and danced as former wrestler and Hanuman devotee Mr Mulayam Singh Yadav led the Samajwadi Party to victory in Uttar Pradesh.

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