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Thursday, February 27, 2003
Another day, another President
NEW DELHI, FEB. 26. The Opposition parties are naturally disappointed that the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, did not heed their prayer to stay away from the Savarkar portrait ceremony today. Perhaps, they were asking too much of the President ...
BJP MLA creates a flutter in Assembly
JAIPUR, FEB. 26.A BJP MLA and former Minister, Madan Dilawar, caused a flutter in the Rajasthan Assembly today by bringing a trident, made of thermocol, to the House and warned the Congress(I)-led Government of "serious consequences'' if it went ...
Focus on safety and security of trains
The following are excerpts from the speech of the Railway Minister, Nitish Kumar, who introduced the Railway budget 2003-2004 in Parliament on Wednesday: Mr. Speaker Sir, I rise to present the budget estimates for 2003-2004 for the ...
Tripura poll peaceful
AGARTALA, FEB. 26. Polling for the Tripura Assembly passed off peacefully today, barring some stray incidents. Over 60 per cent of the voters cast their votes. The TPCC general secretary and Congress spokesperson, Nirode Baran Das complained of ...
Good turnout in Pampore by-election
JAMMU, FEB. 26.Braving threats from militants and ignoring boycott calls from separatists, people in the Pampore Assembly segment today turned out in large numbers to cast their vote in the by-election. A turnout of 40 per cent was recorded as ...
Uproar over PM's remarks on providing jobs
NEW DELHI, FEB. 26. A stray remark by the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, held up the proceedings in the Lok Sabha for more than 30 minutes as irate Opposition MPs demanded that he withdraw the remark. The incident took place during ...
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