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Wednesday, March 19, 2003
Vajpayee calls for tolerance
NEW DELHI, MARCH 18. The Gandhi Peace Prize was presented here today to the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan by the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, and the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, who voiced the hope that peace would prevail. Commenting on ...
Foreign equity for news channels capped at 26 p.c.
NEW DELHI, MARCH 18.The Union Cabinet today decided to change the policy for satellite uplinking from within the country for news channels by introducing a cap of 26 per cent on foreign investment, thereby creating a level playing field for both ...
Cabinet okays Bill on open ballot for RS poll
NEW DELHI, MARCH 18. The Union Cabinet today decided to go ahead with a controversial Bill that seeks to introduce open ballot for election to the Rajya Sabha and to do away with the provision regarding residence for contesting to the Upper ...
BJP plans `chargesheets' against Cong. Govts.
NEW DELHI, MARCH 18.The Bharatiya Janata Party's units in States where elections are due later this year Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan will be asked to prepare a list of issues which could be used to frame a ...
We will fight `jehadi' terrorism: Togadia
CUDDAPAH, MARCH 18. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad would fight `jehadi' terrorism in the country and build a Ram temple at Ayodhya, its general secretary, Praveen Togadia, said on Tuesday. At a press conference here, Mr. Togadia stressed on ...
Meet to tone up Cong. organisation
NEW DELHI, MARCH 18. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, has written to about 8000 block presidents of her party, inviting them to a two-day national convention in Delhi on March 28 and 29. The top leadership of the party, AICC office-bearers ...
Excavations: Wakf Board to go to court
LUCKNOW, MARCH 18. The Central Sunni Wakf Board has decided to move the court against the Ayodhya excavations. Its lawyers are planning to file a petition when the Allahabad High Court reopens on March 21 after the Holi holidays. According to ...
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