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NDA's Doors Open For Mamata Banerjee: BJP

At a time when the West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress head Mamata Banerjee is experiencing unpleasant ties with the UPA, following differences over several policy decisions, the NDA has offered her an open invitation to join alliance May 26, 2012
A surface-to-surface Agni V missile is launched from the Wheeler Island off the eastern Indian state of Orissa.

India Test Fires Akash Missile Again

Just two days after the successful test firing of Akash missile, India once again test fired its indigenously built surface-to-air missile on Saturday morning at around 11:10 am. The missile was fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Odisha, the same test range from where the earlier trial was conducted. May 26, 2012

10 Devotees Injured In Stampede At Tirupati Temple

At least 10 devotees are reported to have been injured in a stampede at the Tirumala temple in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. The injured devotees have been admitted to nearby hospitals and heavy police force has been deployed near the temple premises May 26, 2012
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Advani, Sushma Skip BJP Meeting, Rally; Party Clarifies Their Absence

The absence of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani and Sushma Swaraj at the party's National Executive meeting in Mumbai on Friday and their decision to skip the rally in the evening have sparked off speculations that there is rift among the party leaders. May 25, 2012

Mumbai 13/7 Serial Blast: Anti-Terrorism Squad Files 4000-Page Chargesheet

The Maharashtra ATS (Anti-Terrorism Squad) in connection with the 13/7 Mumbai serial blast has filed a chargesheet on Friday. The ATS on Friday filed 4000-page chargesheet in a special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court against four accused in the case-Naqi Ahmed Wasi Ahmed Sheikh, Nadeem Akhtar, Kanwar Pathrija and Haroon Rashid Naik. May 25, 2012
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Petrol Price Hike To Severe Public Health Risk, Favours the Rich: CSE

Amidst criticism and protest from various political parties and the public over the hike of petrol price by over seven rupees, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has come down heavily on the government, saying that the hike favours the rich and will severe public health. May 25, 2012
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Kolkata Joins Slutwalk Protest to Supports Women's Right [Photos]

Kolkata on Thursday joined a global movement of Slutwalk rally to protest against claims that women's attire or her behavior provoked rape and sexual assault. Slutwalk is a protest movement against sexual violence that began last year in Toronto when police official commented on women's attire saying, "women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized." May 25, 2012

India Warns of Potential Ban on EU Airlines over Carbon Tax Dispute

European airlines may risk an embargo from India's airspace, should Brussels impose sanctions on Indian carriers over carbon emissions. Brussels is facing the heat from several nations, including China, Russia, over an EU carbon emissions trading scheme that called for charging airlines over pollution. Civil aviation minister Ajit Singh hinted the possibility of a ban on EU carriers in an interview. May 25, 2012