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Thursday, May 09, 2002
I have sought fresh reports on coffin issue: Fernandes
NEW DELHI, MAY 8. The Defence Minister, George Fernandes today found the going tough in the Rajya Sabha as the coffin issue resurfaced following a news report that the caskets were procured at twice the price. Amid vociferous protests, brief ...
Mystery over the 'Gill mission'
NEW DELHI, MAY 8. What is the K.P.S. Gill mission all about? No one is able to answer the question with any degree of certainty or confidence. The only official word about Mr. Gill's new responsibilities in Gujarat is that he would be "security ...
Bomb cache unearthed
AHMEDABAD, MAY 8.Nine persons were killed and 25 injured in overnight violence in Ahmedabad and some other parts of Gujarat today. An indefinite curfew has been clamped in Lunawada town in Panchamahal district after group clashes and incidents of ...
LS passes sugar Bill
NEW DELHI, MAY 8.The Government is considering amending Sugar Development Fund rules to revive sick sugar mills, the Minister for Food and Civil Supplies, Shanta Kumar, told the Lok Sabha today. Replying to a discussion on the Sugar ...
Paswan visits riot-hit areas in Ahmedabad
AHMEDABAD, MAY 8.The former Union Minister, Ram Vilas Paswan, who visited the riot-affected areas here, expressed strong dissatisfaction over the Centre's reluctance to replace the Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, and said its "experiment'' with ...
25 p.c. pay cut for Assam Ministers
GUWAHATI, MAY 8.The Assam Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi, today announced a pay cut of 25 per cent for all Ministers, together with a 20 per cent cut in their travelling allowance and a 20 per cent cut in their telephone bills. The cuts, which ...
U.P. BJP MLA defiant
LUCKNOW, MAY 8.The Bharatiya Janata Party leadership in Uttar Pradesh is facing an open revolt by its district unit in Bahraich, triggered by the exclusion of the senior party MLA, Chandramani Kant Singh, from the State Council of Ministers, ...
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