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Saturday, April 13, 2002
BJP to Modi: Don't quit but dissolve Assembly
PANAJI (GOA), APRIL 12.The Bharatiya Janata Party today rejected the resignation offer of the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, even while "advising'' him to "seek dissolution of the Assembly''. Thereby, it tried to silence its critics among ...
Vajpayee hits out at `jehadi' Islam
PANAJI, APRIL 12.There are two kinds of Islam one that believes in truth and kindness, and another which is rearing its head as militant Islam in the name of jehad... It is this Islam which wants to mould the entire world, the Prime ...
Sonia calls for `war' against communalism
GUWAHATI, APRIL 12.The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, has called for an "uncompromising war against the forces of communalism'' and set out an ambitious agenda of governance for the Congress State Governments. Significantly, Ms. Gandhi also ...
Allies plan `strategy session'
NEW DELHI, APRIL 12.In an effort to carry their "oust Modi" campaign inside Parliament, some MPs belonging to the constituents of the ruling National Democratic Alliance plan to hold a strategy session soon after the Houses resume sitting on ...
'No quarter to Balasingham in T.N.'
CHENNAI, APRIL 12.The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today emphatically declared that her Government would not allow anyone from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam to set foot in the State even if the Centre decided to permit medical ...
Over 100 killed in Nepal
KATHMNADU, APRIL 12. About 102 people have been killed, including 84 policemen, in two attacks today on police posts by Maoist rebels in southwestern Nepal, security sources said. The policemen were killed when thousands of Maoists raided ...
No change in EPF rates
NEW DELHI, APRIL 12.The interest rate on Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will continue at 9.5 per cent for an ``interim'' period. This was decided today by the Central Board of Trustees of the EPF, chaired by the Labour Minister, Sharad Yadav. ...
SC dismisses NCERT plea
NEW DELHI, APRIL 12. Reiterating its earlier orders putting an interim ban on alleged attempts to "saffronise" the secondary education, the Supreme Court today dismissed an application by the NCERT seeking release of more books under the changed ...
Lone's passport restored
NEW DELHI, APRIL 12.Softening its stand months before the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, the Centre has restored the passport of the senior Hurriyat leader, Abdul Gani Lone, to enable him to visit the United States for ...
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