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India News on September 24, 2012

  • The UPA-II will meet today for the first time after the Trinamool Congress quit the coalition. The Cabinet is likely to bring in more reforms.
  • AICC president Sonia Gandhi held meetings with some of the senior party members and union ministers amid indications of a Cabinet reshuffle. Road and Transport minister CP Joshi met Sonia Gandhi today.
  • A 44-year-old woman was arrested for carrying a fake ID card and posing as a senior scientist for the Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO). She was trying to enter a meeting being held at the high-security ISRO headquarters in Bangalore when the arrest was made. She has been sent ot jail till October 6.
  • Stampede at an ashram in Jharkand leaves 9 dead and 24 others injured.
  • 27 died in Sikkim and six in Assam in the past 48 hours as landslides continue in the Northeast.
  • The Supreme Court of India will hear a contempt petition against West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. The case is in connection for her comments against the judiciary last month.
  • Veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan passed away at a hospital early Monday. Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor and Actor Siddharth pay tributes on social networking site Twitter.

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