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Anti-UPA bandh unites BJP, Left & SP
Mulayam courts arrest with Yechury, Karat; Left leaders rub shoulders with Gadkari
New Delhi, September 20
Parties opposed to the latest reforms unleashed by the UPA government today observed a nation-wide strike and described it as a success with their top leaders courting arrest demanding rollback of FDI in multi-brand retailing, hike in prices of diesel and cap on supply of cooking gas cylinders.

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav along with CPM general secretary Prakash Karat (L), CPM leader Sitaram Yechury (2R) and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu (R) addresses a rally during Bharat Bandh
Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav along with CPM general secretary Prakash Karat (L), CPM leader Sitaram Yechury (2R) and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu (R) addresses a rally during Bharat Bandh. Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal

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Pulses, besan to cost more in Punjab
Patiala, September 20
On a day when the state government backed the BJP-led Bharat Bandh, the consumers in Punjab learnt of a shocker: From Tuesday, pulses and besan will cost more. This comes following the state government’s move to raise VAT on the two commodities by 0.5 per cent.   DETC (VAT), Punjab, GS Gill said besan and pulses were added to the list of commodities to be levied with increased VAT of 0.5 per cent at a later stage.

With or without Anna, Team Kejriwal firm on offering political alternative
New Delhi, September 20
Team Kejriwal is firm on offering a political alternative even if it meant going without their mentor, Anna Hazare. Members of the team met at Laxmi Nagar here today to chalk out their future course of action following Hazare’s move of yesterday. All of them admitted that after Anna’s withdrawal from the political plans, things were going to get tough over the coming days.
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JEE (main) for 47 engg colleges next year
Entrance test for IITs, JEE (advanced) on June 2
New Delhi, September 20
Months of speculation over the future of the proposed common engineering test for entry to undergraduate engineering programmes of centrally funded technical institutes ended today with the Ministry of HRD announcing the replacement of AIEEE with JEE (main), which will be held on April 7 next year.

Expedite solution to ethnic crisis: PM to Rajapaksa
New Delhi, September 20
Amid protests by political parties in Tamil Nadu, PM Manmohan Singh held wide-ranging talks with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on a range of bilateral issues, asking the latter to expedite an inclusive solution to the ethnic crisis in the island nation.

Son’s fresh salvo: Henry ill-treated my mother
Jalandhar, September 20
Avtar HenryGurjit Singh Sanghera, son of Avtar Henry, a former Punjab minister, whose Indian citizenship has been ceased for possessing two passports, has accused the latter of ill-treating his first wife Surinder Kaur. Sanghera said he was just 3 years old when his father Henry, a tranporter-turned-politician, brought him back to their native village.                                                  
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