2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Time to beef up IMF, WB New Delhi,
before flying to Washington to attend the G-20 meet, Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh today expressed concern over the
likely slowdown in the growth of developing countries due to
the meltdown and called for strengthening global financial
institutions, like the IMF and the World Bank, to avert such
of polls, inflation is single-digit New Delhi,
The inflation slowed to a
five-month low, giving RBI further room to cut interest rates
in an effort to help protect the economy from a global
slowdown. The wholesale price index rose 8.98 per cent in the
12 months in the week ending November 1, sharply below the
previous week's annual rise of 10.72 per cent and the
predicted median forecast of 10.28 per cent.
Rajasthan BJP MP quits
over ‘sale of tickets’ New Delhi /Jaipur, November
Even as the BJP released its second
list of 43 candidates for the Rajasthan Assembly elections, it received
a serious jolt when its sitting MP from Bharatpur Vishwendra Singh
announced his resignation from the party and Lok Sabha and declaring his
intent to contest the Deegh-Kumher assembly seat.
Alva, Cong axes Makwana New Delhi, November 13
Having sacked former Congress
general secretary Margaret Alva for charging the Congress with selling
party ticket, the Congress today turned around and sacked its senior
Dalit leader Yogendra Makwana for supporting Alva’s charge.
A Singur-like situation is
brewing in the tribal heartland of Bastar. In the picturesque
Chitrakoot Assembly constituency in central Bastar are 11 villages
where resentment against a proposed steel plant by industrial
giant Tata Steel is growing.
Canvassing and discussions on at
Baranji village in Chitrakoot Assembly segment in central Bastar.
Delhi It’s Vijay
Rath versus Vikas Rath New Delhi, November 13
Riding the wheels of development,
the ruling Congress will use the ‘Vikas Rath’ to take on the
opposition Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) comeback vehicle ‘Vijay
Rath’ for campaigning in the Delhi assembly polls November 29.
Jammu & Kashmir No separatist
rumblings in Gurez Gurez (Bandipore), November
Amid freezing conditions with
incessant snow and rains since this morning, the election fever has been
at its peak with the rallies of contesting candidates going on across
first road show — Stones, prayers, pleas Ganderbal, November 13
former NC stronghold of Ganderbal sprung several surprises at party
president Omar Abdullah today. On the one hand, it threw stones on his
cavalcade, forcing the security to resort to tear gas shelling. On the
other it greeted him with tears, showers of marigold, and even servings
of steaming hot saffron milk.
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