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On dealing with Pakistan, India improvises and experiments
While political turbulence again grips Pakistan, in India, the game appears to be to not wait and watch, but deal with whoever is willing to talk to New Delhi. ANI

No time frame on removal of AFSPA, says government
There is no consensus even in the central government on the feasibility of removal of AFSPA (Armed Forces Special Powers ACT) from Jammu and Kashmir, said a senior government official. ANI

Manmohan Singh returns after visits to Bali, Singapore
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, arrived here on Sunday night after winding up his four-day visit to Bali and Singapore. ANI

10 dead, 40 injured in East Delhi fire
At least ten persons have died and over 40 others are reported to have suffered minor injuries during a fire that broke out at East Delhi's Nand Nagri area on Sunday evening. ANI

Bardhan slams Centre over crucial pending issues
Senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader A B Bardhan on Sunday criticised the Central Government over various crucial pending issues like the Lokpal Bill and the creation of a separate state of Telangana. ANI

'Mayawati has phobia of Rahul Gandhi': Rita Bahuguna Joshi
Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Sunday criticised Mayawati saying the chief minister has the phobia of Rahul Gandhi, as he has emerged as a major threat to her rule. ANI

Mayawati's announcement of splitting UP draws sharp criticism
Various political outfits, led by Samajwadi Party, on Sunday slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati over her proposed resolution in the upcoming Winter Session to split the state into four parts. ANI

Maoist arrested during search operation in Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh Police arrested a Maoist during a search operation here on Saturday. ANI

Prices have increased due to faulty policies, corruption carried out by UPA: Sushma Swaraj
Stating that the insensitive government has raised the prices without bothering about the sentiments of the people, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said the prices have increased due to faulty policies and corruption carried out by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA). ANI

Naidu charges Congress of indulging in 'mudslinging campaign'
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday accused the ruling Congress Party of indulging in 'mudslinging campaign' and blackmailing other political parties fighting against corruption. ANI

UPA has lost all credibility, says Gadkari
Hitting out at Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for always presenting a helpless front, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre has lost all credibility. ANI

'I reviewed functioning of schemes at ground level', says Ramesh
Stating that he has begun reviewing programmes at the Panchayat level in West Bengal, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday that his ministry has implemented several schemes for the upliftment of rural sector at the ground level. ANI

Advani's 38-day Jan Chetna Yatra concludes in Delhi
Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani today culminated his 38-day Jan Chetna Yatra with a rally at New Delhi's Ramlila Grounds. ANI

Thousands take part in rally to commemorate 26/11 Mumbai attacks victims
Thousands of locals, including hundreds of school and college students, took part in a peace marathon in Mumbai on Sunday to commemorate the lives lost during the 26/11 2008 attacks in the city. ANI

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