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Wednesday, November 26, 2003
Gogoi faces Biharis' ire
TINSUKIA (ASSAM), NOV. 25. The Assam Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi, today faced the ire of Biharis when he visited the worst-affected Tinsukia district where 29 people of the community have so far been killed in the ongoing violence. Mr. Gogoi ...
CBI probe ordered into Haryana teachers recruitment scam
NEW DELHI, NOV. 25. The Supreme Court today ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into allegations of corruption levelled against the Haryana Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, in the recruitment of 3,206 primary school ...
Dhumal dares Himachal CM to come clean
SHIMLA, NOV. 25.The former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Prem Kumar Dhumal, strident in his reply to Congress charges, has now demanded that the cassette given by the previous chairman, S.M. Katwal of Subordinate Service Selection Board (SSSB) ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Mufti Govt. tapping my phone: Farooq
NEW DELHI, NOV. 25. The former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah, today alleged that the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Government in Jammu and Kashmir was tapping his telephone as it feared that the National Conference was "planning to ...
`Id may usher in an era of peace'
JAMMU, NOV 25.The Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, has felicitated the people on the occasion of Id-ul-Fitr hoping that the auspicious day would usher in a new era of peace and development. In a message, the Chief Minister said ...
Rebels may hold the key in Bundelkhand
CHHATARPUR, (M.P.), NOV. 25. As the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party brace themselves for the final round of campaigning for the December 1 Assembly polls, the Bundelkhand region is posing a peculiar problem. The number of rebel candidates ...
Will the old order hold sway?
REWA, NOV. 25. Belamod is an hour-long drive from Satna to the north along the National Highway 7. From there to Rampur Nakin (which falls in the Churhat Assembly constituency) is just a quarter of the distance. But the stretch, which falls under ...
Theme songs add colour to campaign
NEW DELHI, NOV. 25. It is not just the latest Bollywood chart-busters that are adding colour and entertainment to the electoral campaign in the run-up to the Delhi Assembly elections. The "theme songs'' of mega soap operas on various television ...
Fake voter card racket unearthed
NEW DELHI, NOV. 25.Three persons have been arrested by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Delhi police on charges of issuing fake voter identity (ID) cards. The Anti-Forgery Section of the EOW got a complaint from Surender Singh, a ...
Natwar Singh's son faces tough contest
Lakshmangarh, (Rajasthan), Nov. 25. Congress leader Natwar Singh's son, Jagat Singh, is locked in a fierce three-cornered fight from this constituency in Alwar district. Mr. Natwar Singh has been appealing to the electorate to give a chance for ...
`Congress violating Code'
JAIPUR, NOV 25.Indian National Lok Dal (INLD)'s Rajasthan Unit has complained to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), J M Lyngdoh, against the Congress' alleged violation of the model code of conduct at the hustings, a Party functionary said ...
Rift in SP, Kranti Dal ties in U.P.
NEW DELHI. NOV. 25. Three months after they joined hands to help form the Government in Uttar Pradesh, all is not well among the constituents of the Mulayam Singh Yadav-led ruling coalition. Along with the drift in the relations between the ...
Another BJP charge against Jogi
NEW DELHI, NOV. 25.The Bharatiya Janata Party today levelled another charge against the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister, Ajit Jogi, saying that in an affidavit filed in 1996 he had "misrepresented" facts about his family's joint income. The party ...
EC order on Collectors' transfers quashed
JABALPUR, NOV. 25.The Central Administrative Tribunal here today quashed the Election Commission's order transferring Collectors of Jashpur and Bastar in Chhattisgarh for alleged violation of the election code of conduct. Observing that ``there ...
Few women, fewer stalwarts
RAIPUR, NOV. 25.The claims by the two major political parties -- the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party -- of their support to 33 per cent reservation for women in the legislative bodies have fallen flat in Chhattisgarh. In all, both parties ...
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