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Subramaniam Swamy included in NDA
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Leaders and its allies in the National Democratic Allaince (NDA) met at BJP leader L K Advani's residence on Sunday to strategize for the Budget session, agreed to include Subramaniam Swamy's party, the Janata Party into the NDA alliance. ANI

Parliament Budget session to begin from Monday
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will address the joint sitting of the Parliament as the Budget session of Parliament commences on Monday. ANI

Future of United Progressive Alliance at stake: BJP
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Sunday said that the future of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is at stake. ANI

Akhilesh, Mulayam arrive in Delhi to attend budget session
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister designate Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh arrived here on Sunday to attend the budget session of Parliament. ANI

Azam Khan shows confidence in CM-elect Akhilesh Yadav, says will fulfill hopes of people
Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Sunday expressed his confidence in Uttar Pradesh's chief minister elect Akhilesh Yadav, saying he would fulfill all the hopes of the people of the state. ANI

Nuclear scientist Balu ensures safety of Kudankulam nuclear plant
Former Director for Nuclear Recycling and Waste Management, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Dr. K. Balu has assured the safety of Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam nuclear power plant. ANI

'Mining mafia should be booked under Section 302 of IPC': Sharad Yadav
Stating that illegal coal mining is rampant across Madhya Pradesh where natural resources are found in abundance, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav on Sunday said the mining mafia responsible for the killing of Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Narendra Kumar should be booked under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). ANI

Medical infrastructure suffers in Maoist infested area in Orissa
The increased Maoist menace in Orissa's koraput District has led to the lack of availability of hospitals for the local tribal populace residing in the area, compelling them to travel long distances to avail such facilities. ANI

Nagpur court orders to destroy garlic pods imported from Chinese
A local court in Nagpur has ordered to destroy garlic pods imported from China, after a Pune based laboratory investigations reveal fungus infection in the pods. ANI

Naidu demands special session of Parliament to discuss agrarian crisis
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday demanded a special session of Parliament to discuss the agrarian crisis and to evolve a new agriculture policy based on the recommendations made by the Swaminathan Commission. ANI

Supporters of losing SP candidate in Gorakhpur run amok
Supporters of Samajwadi Party candidate Chinta Yadav, who lost her election to an independent candidate from Campiyarganj seat in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur District, vandalised and sabotaged houses, vehicles, while injuring several people. ANI

SP, SAD invite Mamata, D. Raja rules out emergence of third front
In wake of the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) inviting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for their swearing-in ceremonies, Communist Party of India (CPI) lawmaker D. Raja on Sunday ruled out the emergence of the third front, and said the emerging role of the regional parties have to be acknowledged. ANI

D. Raja describes IPS officer's killing to be cold-blooded murder
Communist Party of India (CPI) lawmaker D. Raja on Sunday described the killing of Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Narendra Kumar Singh to be a cold-blooded murder, and said a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe must be ordered into the unfortunate incident that took place in Madhya Pradesh. ANI

BJP Parliamentary Board to meet today to discuss Budget Session
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Parliamentary Board is meeting at party veteran Lal Krishna Advani's residence here on Sunday to chalk out the strategy to take on the Congress-led UPA Government in the coming Budget Session of Parliament. ANI

Jats call off quota stir
The Jat community, which had been holding protests for the last few weeks demanding reservation in government jobs and educational institutions under the Other Backward Class (OBC) category, called off their stir on Sunday following discussions with the government. ANI

Jairam Ramesh calls for revamp of mining sector
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that the mining sector of the country needed a revamp, as the current methods of mining would invite an environmental disaster. ANI

Haier India the First Company to upgrade ‘Global Top Mount Elegante Series’ of Frost Free Refrigerators to 5 Star Rating as per 2012 Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) Norms
Haier, one of the largest Home Appliances & Consumer Electronics brand, worldwide, and the Global No.1 in Refrigeration Appliances is the first company in India to upgrade its ‘Global Top Mount Elegante Series’ of frost free refrigerators to 5 star rating as per 2012 Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) norms. The upgraded models are available in the capacity of 310 L, 335 L and 347 L Business Wire India

Hyundai Sonata tie-up with Indian Polo Association
The Hyundai Sonata Ambassadors Cup concluded at the Jaipur Polo Ground in the capital today. Chief of Army Staff General VK Singh was the chief guest on the occasion of the final match. Hyundai Motor India Ltd’s (HMIL) association with polo is yet another expression of its commitment to promoting sports in India Business Wire India

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