Thursday, January 31, 2013

Congress has come out strongly in favour of statehood for Telangana

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Under the headline, "New rape law ordinance in cabinet today", The Asian Age writes that the Union Cabinet is expected to decide on the promulgation of an ordinance amending rape laws on the basis of Justice Verma panel's recommendations.

Under the headline, "Upset Kamal threatens to quit India", The Times of India reports that frustrated by the controversy his film Vishwaroopam has got embroiled in, Kamal Haasan said he was staring at financial ruin and legal trouble and he was even contemplating exile.

The Pioneer reports that Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray has indicated that he was not averse to aligning with his cousin Raj Thackeray's MNS, reigniting hopes of a reconciliation between the two parties.

The Times of India says that the Congress has come out strongly in favour of statehood for Telangana, saying it is only a matter of time.

Hindustan Times reports that as the debate for the BJP's prime ministerial candidate grew shriller, new party Chief Rajnath Singh urged party leaders to exercise restraint while airing their views.

Under the headline, "Badal group sweeps DSGMC poll", The Tribune writes that Parkash Singh Badal led Shiromani Akali Dal secured a landslide win in the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee polls ending the 11-year unbroken reign of Shiromani Akali Dal (Delhi).

In line with the National Telecom Policy 2012, mobile phone users are likely to get free roaming facility across India from March the 1st, reports The Tribune.

And finally, The Times of India writes that India's success in wiping out polio was the clear toast at the prestigious Royal Institution Hall of the UK when billionaire Bill Gates hailed it as being amongst the most impressive global health successes that have ever been.
And with that, it's back to you, Naresh.

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