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Tuesday, December 17, 2002
Parliament nod for Freedom of Information Bill
NEW DELHI, DEC. 16.Parliament today approved the Freedom of Information Bill, conferring statutory right to the citizens to access information from the Government. The Rajya Sabha today passed the Bill through a voice vote after it negatived ...
Cong. yet to come to terms with poll debacle
NEW DELHI, DEC. 16. Senior Congress leaders today put their heads together in an attempt to understand the nature of the defeat in Gujarat. The day saw a series of introspection meetings involving the State and Central leaders, culminating in an ...
Left concerned over BJP's aggressive communal posture
NEW DELHI, DEC. 16. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) today expressed the apprehension that the "aggressive" communal posture adopted by the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh during the Gujarat election campaign ...
A victory for nationalist forces: RSS
NEW DELHI, DEC. 16. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh today hailed the electoral success of its offspring, Bharatiya Janata Party, in Gujarat as the "victory of nationalist forces'' and the BJP could not agree more, and added one more adjective ...
Walkout in NCERT meet over textbook row
NEW DELHI, DEC. 16.The Education Ministers of Congress and Left-ruled States walked out of the 39th Annual General Meeting of the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) here today over the textbook issue, even as the Union ...
Trade Unions ask PM to reverse privatisation of oil PSUs
NEW DELHI, DEC. 16. A delegation of 20 oil sector workers unions affiliated to various Central trade unions, including the INTUC, today urged the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, to reverse the decision to privatise oil PSUs, HPCL and BPCL. ...
Law planned to regulate places of worship
NEW DELHI, DEC. 16. As part of the Government's border management exercise, the State Governments have been advised to "maintain vigilance and prevent the misuse of places of worship'' and "co-ordinate intelligence to identify places of worship ...
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