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Union budget: mixed reaction in AP
HYDERABAD, FEB. 28. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), State unit Chairman, D.V.Manohar, has termed the Union budget 2002-2003 as a `confidence restoring budget' with several `bold measures,' but one which did not offer much for the ...
Partial response to VHP bandh call
The bandh call given by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to protest against the Gujarat train incident evoked partial response in Nalgonda and Medak districts on Thursday. Police took into custody 15 activists of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi ...
Cong. a stumbling block to development: CM
HYDERABAD: The Telugu Desam president, N. Chandrababu Naidu, has described the Congress (I) as the biggest stumbling block to development and progress. "They have a single-point agenda of blocking any well-intentioned move initiated by the ...
Govt. may withdraw cut in aid for colleges
BANGALORE, FEB. 28. The State Government plans to restructure the programme of grant-in-aid for higher education, and the 15 per cent cut in grants may be withdrawn this year, G.Parameshwara, Minister of State for Higher Education and Medical ...
Police put on red alert: Kharge
A red alert has been sounded across the State in view of the tense situation prevailing in the wake of some coaches of the Sabarmati Express being set on fire at Godhra, in Gujarat, on Wednesday morning, which claimed the lives of 57 ...
JD protests `anti-farmer' measures
The Janata Dal parties today staged a demonstration near the Mahatma Gandhi statue and then submitted a memorandum to the Governor, V.S. Rama Devi, in protest against the Union Budget which, among other things, withdrew the fertiliser subsidy ...
Proposals will hit the poor hard: Antony
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, FEB. 28. The Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, today said the proposals of the Union Budget for 2001-02 would serve only to make life more miserable for the ordinary people of the nation. In a statement here today, he criticised ...
LDF to observe 'National Integration Day'
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, FEB. 28. The LDF has decided to observe March 6 as `National Integration Day' with rallies and public meetings. In a statement here today, the LDF convener, Paloli Mohammed Kutty, said the VHP declaration that construction ...
Budget pro-capitalist: CITU
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, FEB. 28. The CITU State general secretary, P.K. Gurudasan, has said that the 2002-'03 Budget presented in Parliament today was aimed at carrying forward with vigour the second generation economic reforms to the benefit of the ...
The unequivocal condemnation came from Jayalalithaa: Raja
No other political leader in Tamil Nadu has condemned the killing of Ram Sevaks in Gujarat as strongly as the AIADMK supremo, Jayalalithaa, has done, the State BJP said here today. Addressing presspersons here, its general secretary, H. Raja, ...
Security beefed up across the State
Police vigil has been tightened in Tamil Nadu in the wake of yesterday's attack on a train at Godhra in Gujarat, which claimed the lives of more than 55 `Ram Sevaks'. For the police here, the incident came on the eve of the anniversary of the ...
Rush in LPG outlets in city
The budget announcement hiking the price of cooking gas and reducing petrol and diesel prices from March 1 led to a last-minute rush of sorts in the city with customers seeking to cash-in on the price differential. Many of the LPG showrooms ...
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