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Waghela softens stand
GANDHINAGAR, SEPT. 4.The possibility of a confrontation between the Congress and the ruling BJP supporters in Gujarat either at Phagwel or at Tarnetar seems to have been avoided with the pradesh Congress president, Shankarsinh Waghela, softening ...
Lokayukta Bill gets nod amid walk-out
CHANDIGARH, SEPT. 4.The three-day monsoon session of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha was adjourned sine die today after the passage of the Lokayukta Bill amid a walk-out by the Congress, the Haryana Vikas Party, the Republican Party of India, the ...
Jammu & Kashmir
J&K Govt. told to provide security for all
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 4. Determined to implement the Prime Minister's promise of "free and fair" elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre has instructed the State Government to provide appropriate security not only to persons from the main political ...
Anti-incumbency factor worrisome: Omar
SRINAGAR, SEPT. 4. The National Conference president, Omar Abdullah, today admitted that the anti-incumbency factor was worrying the party and said that the coming Jammu and Kashmir elections were challenging for him. Mr. Abdullah, who was ...
Tough going for NC in Kupwara
KUPWARA, SEPT. 4.With the anti-incumbency factor sweeping this border district, the road to the State Assembly for National Conference candidates here is not going to be easy as it was in 1996. Battle lines are becoming clear with each passing ...
Kalam to visit watershed project
Medha Patkar taken to safety
MUMBAI, SEPT. 4. The Narmado Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader, Medha Patkar, participating in a `satyagraha' in protest against the non-rehabilitation of the people facing submergence, was today taken to safety by the authorities, officials said.About ...
Partying, dancing, boozing to voters' heart
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 4. All is fair in love and war, goes the good old saying. And a quick look at the campaigning strategy of this year's Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections is all it takes to know how far contestants are ready to go ...
Silent revolution in domestic fuel supply
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 4. While everyone is talking about the use of cleaner fuels, better transport technologies and checks on industries as means of containing air pollution, a silent revolution is taking place in the field of domestic fuels in the ...
Rajasthan drought severe: Ajit Singh
JAIPUR, SEPT. 4.The Union Minister for Agriculture, Ajit Singh, today termed the drought situation in Rajasthan as "severe'' and promised every possible assistance from the Centre. Rajasthan remained the worst affected among the States as the ...
Mayawati orders inquiry into 'leakage'
LUCKNOW, SEPT. 4. The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mayawati, today announced an administrative enquiry into "leakage" of important Government documents quoted by presspersons while criticising her administration. The media reports related to ...
NHRC chief seeks report on children's death
KOLKATA, SEPT. 4. The National Human Rights Commission chairman, Justice J.S. Verma, said today that he had sought from the West Bengal's ruling Left Front Government a detailed report on the death of 18 children in the State-run B.C. Memorial ...
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