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Thursday, April 15, 2004
Rabri hits the campaign trail
PATNA, APRIL 14.Bihar Chief Minister, Rabri Devi, today hit the campaign trail in the prestigious Patna Lok Sabha constituency for RJD nominee Ramkripal Yadav urging the people to defeat the NDA to help install a strong and vibrant secular ...
Jogi's wife likely to head campaign
RAIPUR, APRIL 14.The former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi's wife, Renu Jogi, has resigned from government service and is likely to head her husband's election campaign in Mahasamund constituency in Chhattisgarh, which is going to polls on ...
Quota should continue: Bharti
BHOPAL, APRIL 14.The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti, today came out in support of the policy of reservation and emphasised that the mechanism of granting reservation for the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and other weaker sections ...
BSP declares 25 nominees for M.P.
BHOPAL, APRIL 14.The Bahujan Samaj Party, which is contesting all 29 Lok Sabha seats from Madhya Pradesh, had announced its candidates for 25 of them till this evening. The announcement for the remaining four seats would soon follow, according to ...
Naik must stop personal attacks: Govinda
MUMBAI, APRIL 14. The Bollywood star Govinda has expressed hope that the Union minister and BJP nominee from North Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency, Ram Naik, will stop "personal attacks" on him. "Mine is an ideological battle against the ...
Tributes paid to Ambedkar
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 14. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, and the Local Administration Minister, A. Elumalai, were among those who paid floral tributes at the statue of B.R. Ambedkar on the occasion of his 114th birth anniversary today. The ...
Recall Jha, demands CPI (M)
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 14. The Pondicherry unit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) today reiterated its demand that the Centre recall the Lieutenant Governor, N. N. Jha, for `violation of model code of conduct'. The secretary, T. Murugan, ...
Development is my priority: Tirumurugan
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 14. A former functionary of the Karaikal District Youth Congress Committee, P.R.N. Tirumurugan, who is contesting the Pondicherry Lok Sabha seat as Independent, today said that if elected, he would strive for development and ...
Leaders avoid official vehicles
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 14. With the model code of conduct in force for the May 10 Lok Sabha poll, those occupying offices and positions in Pondicherry took care that they dispensed with official vehicles while participating in functions. The Chief ...
`Tandon cannot escape the blame'
JAIPUR, APRIL 14.The veteran Sarvodaya leader, Siddhraj Dhadda, has said that the Bharatiya Janata Party and its leader Lalji Tandon cannot escape the blame for the tragedy in Lucknow in which 22 poor women and children were killed in a stampede ...
Rajasthan overcomes excess fluoride in drinking water
JAIPUR, APRIL 14.An innovative technology adopted by the Rajasthan Government's Science and Technology Department to tide over the problem of excess fluoride in drinking water has started yielding positive results after about a decade. The water ...
Call for gender sensitisation
JAIPUR, APRIL 14.The unrestricted power of testamentary disposition given to males in the Hindu personal law deprives a widow in the family of her right to get her due share in the property. A widow also gets far less share in the property than ...
Gujjar bodies to support BJP
JAIPUR, APRIL 14. Dev Sena and two other Gujjar organisations today decided to support the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections in Rajasthan. The decision was taken at a meeting of the office bearers of the Dev Sena, Rajasthan Pradesh Maha Sangharsh ...
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