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President, Vice President and PM greet nation on Id-ul-Zuha
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh have greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Id-ul-Zuha, which is being celebrated tomorrow. ANI

Sahay slams Mamata for threatening to withdraw support from UPA
Union Tourism Minister and Ranchi MP Subodh Kant Sahay on Sunday criticized West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for threatening to withdraw support from the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition over the recent petrol price hike. ANI

BJP flays Digvijay Singh for fooling people in MP
Flaying Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said the people of Madhya Pradesh dethroned him from the state because he deceived them during his regime. ANI

Team Anna not scared of phone tapping
The key associates of veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said that they are not scared of phone tapping by the government agencies. ANI

Venkaiah Naidu slams UPA over rising inflation
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government has become insensitive to the needs of the common man, as there is a continuous increase in the prices of essential commodities. ANI

Baba Ramdev's rides cycle to protest against fuel price hike
As a symbolic protest against the recent fuel price hike yoga guru Baba Ramdev rode a bicycle along with his admirers at Jalandhar. ANI

Supporters and opponents of Kejriwal clash in Nagpur
A scuffle broke out between the supporters and opponents of veteran social activist Anna Hazare's key aide Arvind Kejriwal in Maharashtra's Nagpur city on Sunday. ANI

'Iron lady' Irom Sharmila completes 11 years of fast
'Iron Lady' Irom Sharmila said that her decade long fast against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is democratic as her fast against AFSPA completed eleven years while under police custody. ANI

Digvijay Singh appeals wants full security provided to Sanjeev Bhatt
Stating that he is convinced that there is a threat to the life of Sanjeev Bhatt, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Sunday made an appeal to the Central Government to provide full security to the suspended Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer. ANI

Phone-tapping row: Anna surrounded by ambitious people, says Digvijay Singh
A day after the civil society activists alleged that their phones were being tapped at the behest of the government, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Sunday said veteran social activist Anna Hazare is surrounded by some very ambitious and smart people, who do not allow him to understand the nuances of the issue of corruption. ANI

'Cannot forgive PM over cash for vote scam', says Advani
Expressing disappointment with the Prime Minister, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Lal Krishna Advani on Sunday said that he cannot forgive Dr. Manmohan Singh as he won the vote of confidence in 2008 in the Parliament by adopting unfair means. ANI

Digvijay Singh slams Advani over anti-Sonia remarks
Asserting that the Centre has taken all steps to check corruption, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Sunday hit out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Lal Krishna Advani for his comments against the UPA chairperson and said that it is at the behest of Sonia Gandhi that Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has strengthened the money laundering act. ANI

New species of moth found in Arunachal
After sighting of Bhutan Glory, a rare butterfly in Ziro last September, the region has once again drawn the attention of the researchers. ANI

Congress refutes phone tapping allegations made by Team Anna
Congress Party on Sunday rubbished allegations that the Centre is tapping veteran social activist Anna Hazare's phone in a bid to destabilise his anti-graft movement. ANI

Muslims in Kashmir throng markets on eve of Eid-ul-Adha
thousands of Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir were seen thronging the markets in Srinagar on the eve of Eid-ul-Adha.warms of people could be seen at the famous Lal Chowk market. ANI

Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra reaches Daman and Diu
The Jana Chetana Yatra of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani reached the Union territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli on Saturday. ANI

Maoist arrested for murder of local Communist leader in Jhargram, W. Benga
A Maoist militant was arrested for his role in the murder of a local leader of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) in Jhargram region of Paschim Medinapur district of West Bengal on Saturday. ANI

Sukhdeo Singh accused in Pakistani national's murder in Dubai returns to India
one of the four convicts, Sukhdev Singh, found guilty of murdering a Pakistani national in 2009, released by the designated court at Dubai got a warm reception by his kith and kin on arrival at his ancestral home in Bathinda. ANI

BJP assails ruling Congress party for failure against corruption and inflation
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) assailed the ruling Congress party for not tackling the dual issues of corruption and inflation. ANI

'Koodankulam nuke plant is one of the safest in this country': Narayanasamy
With former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam visiting Koodankulam, Tamil Nadu, to examine the safety features installed in the nuclear power plant's Russian reactors, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), V Narayanasamy, asserting that all safety measures have been taken care of today said the Koodankulam nuclear power plant is one of the safest in this country. ANI

Human trafficking needs to be stopped
Sajda Khatoon was 15 years old when she went missing from her home in Jaitpura, a small village in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi District. That was four years ago. The child had left no trace. ANI

Kalam visits Kundakulam nuclear plant
Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam today visited Kundakulam, Tamil Nadu, to examine the safety features installed in the nuclear power plant's Russian reactors. ANI

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