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Anna Hazare Vows to Intensify Agitation

After the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the Lokpal Bill failed to yield any positive result on Saturday, anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare has announced that he and his supporters would sit on "dharna" at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, on March 25. Mar 23, 2012

West Bengal Rape Case: Husband Lets Friends Rape Wife

After being rocked by a series of rape cases last month, West Bengal is hit by yet another shocking rape case. Police have arrested two men for allegedly raping a newly-married woman and the victim's husband, who reportedly facilitated it, is absconding. Mar 23, 2012

Gujarat Assembly Porn Case: BJP MLAs Given Clean Chit

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has been hit by porn controversies, has got some respite with the Forensic Science Laboratory in Gandhinagar giving clean chit to the two BJP MLAs accused of watching porn in the Gujarat Assembly. Mar 23, 2012
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Mahindra Satyam To Merge With Tech Mahindra

The Mahindra group has approved the merger of its IT services providers Mahindra Satyam and Tech Mahindra Ltd. The combined revenue of the merged companies is expected to touch $2.4 billion, making it India's fifth largest software services exporter. Mar 21, 2012
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Opposition Parties Call Union Budget Anti-Poor

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who presented Union Budget 2012-13 in the Parliament Friday, said his aim was to bring economy back on track. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described it as a budget that aims at a faster and sustainable economy. Mar 16, 2012
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Time for Congress to Break Ties with Mamata's Trinamool?

They are still holding on to each other but the crack is obvious. Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has become sort of a pain in the neck for the Congress-led UPA government with the former openly going against some bold steps taken by the Congress. Mar 16, 2012
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Trivedi Doesn't Mind Losing His Job; PM Terms Railway Budget as 'Forward Looking'

Amidst speculations that he might be forced to step down following hike in passenger fare, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said he doesn't mind losing his job as he has done his duty for the betterment of the railways. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh also thinks that Trivedi has presented a forward looking budget. Mar 14, 2012