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Thursday, November 21, 2002
Doctors at loggerheads with Health Minister
PATNA, NOV. 20.Medicos in Bihar are up in arms against Health Minister, Shakuni Choudhary , for his alleged ``uncharitable'' and ``uncivilised'' utterances asking people to ``beat'' doctors found missing from hospitals. A delegation of Bihar ...
Additional 183 fast track courts to be set up
PATNA, NOV. 20.The Bihar Government has resolved to set up 183 additional fast track courts for disposing of huge number of pending cases expeditiously. The State cabinet in a decision yesterday approved an amount of about Rs 60 million for ...
Vajpayee, Advani to star in many-tiered campaign
NEW DELHI, NOV. 20. The Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign committee has drawn up a tentative plan for a many-tiered election campaign in Gujarat. While the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, is likely to address about four meetings in the ...
Momentum is with Cong.: Sonia
NEW DELHI, NOV. 20. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today sounded upbeat about her party's prospects in the Gujarat Assembly elections. "The momentum is with the Congress, and gradually but definitely we are being acknowledged as the ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Contest unlikely for Speaker's post
JAMMU, NOV. 20. A contest is unlikely for the post of Speaker in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly. The Congress MLA, Tara Chand, whose papers were filed today before the Returning Officer and Secretary to the J&K Legislative Assembly, Mohammad ...
One-time parking fee soon: MCD Chief
NEW DELHI, NOV. 20. Buying new vehicles may no longer be an attractive proposition for Delhiites as the Municipal Corporation of Delhi is planning to levy a one-time parking licence fee on every new vehicle registered in the Capital. Announcing ...
Mystery shrouds woman's death
NEW DELHI, NOV. 20. The body of a 27-year-old woman, who was allegedly thrown off the second floor of her apartment building at Kalkaji in South Delhi, was found in her cousin's car under mysterious circumstances at Paharganj in Central Delhi on ...
`Jaipur declaration' calls for food security
JAIPUR, NOV. 20.Experts and planners who deliberated on the social security here for the past two days have expressed the opinion that this was the most "opportune'' time to declare and implement the "right to food'' in the country when the ...
BJP rebels challenge disqualification move
LUCKNOW, NOV. 20. The Bharatiya Janata Party dissidents have questioned the maintainability of the petition seeking to disqualify them from the membership of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on various grounds. In their reply to the notice given by ...
Cong. defends decision to abstain
NEW DELHI NOV. 20. The Congress party sought to make light of the CPI (M) criticism of its decision to abstain from voting during the Legislative Council election in Uttar Pradesh on Monday. ``We are a different party and they have a right to ...
Bengal Cong. leaders have ISI links: CPI(M)
KOLKATA, NOV. 20.West Bengal's ruling CPI(M) has alleged that a section of the Congress in Murshidabad district has close links with suspected ISI agents who were picked up in Kolkata on Sunday. The CPI(M) daily, Ganasakti, today ...
Jashpur: A turf for `holy war'
JASHPUR NAGAR (CHHATTISGARH), NOV. 20.Tucked away in the extreme northern tip of Chhattisgarh is the tribal-dominated district of Jashpur. The debate here is more about the influence of Christian missionaries on the local population than on the ...
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