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Bihar Minister attacked
PATNA, DEC. 6. The Bihar Excise Minister, Shivanand Tiwari, escaped unhurt when a mob at a book fair here attacked him after he allegedly made uncharitable remarks against D.P. Ojha, who was unceremoniously removed as State police chief today. ...
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Geelani under house arrest, partial response to strike
SRINAGAR, DEC. 6. Syed Ali Shah Geelani, chairman, of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G), was put under house arrest by police to prevent him from protesting against the Government decision not to allow his faction to hold a public meeting. ...
Uma Bharti to be elected leader today
BHOPAL, DEC. 6.The newly-elected BJP MLAs in Madhya Pradesh will be meeting here at 3 p.m. on Sunday to formally elect their star campaigner, Uma Bharti, as the BJP legislature party leader. The State BJP organisation general secretary, Kaptan ...
Testing times ahead for Sheila
NEW DELHI, DEC. 6.For Delhi's Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, the days of a soft Opposition or rather what was usually referred to as a "loyal Opposition'' are over. Among the Opposition members in the new Assembly are people with substantial ...
BJP bigwigs to attend swearing-in ceremonies
NEW DELHI, DEC. 6. The Bhartiya Janata Party plans to make the swearing-in ceremonies of the Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh Chief Ministers an affair to remember. BJP bigwigs, led by the Deputy Prime Minister, Lal Krishna Advani, ...
NBT book fair begins
BJP waits for Vajpayee's return
Judev scandal has ripples in Orissa Assembly
BHUBANESWAR, DEC. 6.The proceedings of the Orissa Assembly was badly affected for the second day today with Congress legislators demanding that the Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, be brought under the ambit of the CBI probe in the cash-on-camera ...
Honouring a warrior tribe
BHUBANESWAR, DEC. 6. The Paikas, the brave fighters of the Kalinga empire, are rising in Orissa. Though the enemy has long been vanquished, the warrior tribe that famously rose against the British, the Mughals and the Marathas, is trying to ...
NDA to rally behind Badal
PATIALA, DEC 6.The ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the Centre has announced its open support for the incarcerated president of the Shiromani Akali Dal, Parkash Singh Badal, and his son Sukhbir Singh who were described as "victims of ...
Science congress to select young scientists
JAIPUR, DEC. 6.A State-level child Science congress began here today as a prelude to the National Child Science Congress 2003 to be organised by the National Science and Technology Communication Council in Lucknow from December 27 to 31. ...
Vasundhara recalls Rajasthan's Scindia connection
JAIPUR, DEC. 6.The Chief Minister-designate of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje, today remembered the Scindia dynasty's tryst with the State's destiny. Starting from the late Rajmata Scindia, her mother, and the late Madhavrao Scindia, her brother, and ...
A big dream realised, says Vasundhara Raje
JAIPUR, DEC. 6. The newly elected MLAs of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Rajasthan today chose Vasundhara Raje, the party's State president, as their leader. She will take over as the next Chief Minister on Monday in a ceremony in front of the ...
Elder BJP veterans fail to make it in Rajasthan
JAIPUR, DEC. 6. It may be an irony of sorts that when the Bharatiya Janata Party could romp home in as many as 120 constituencies after fighting from 197 in the Assembly elections in Rajasthan, party veterans such as Harishankar Bhabhra and Lalit ...
Hindutva factor helped BJP: Basu
KOLKATA, DEC. 6. The CPI (M) politburo member, Jyoti Basu, says that the Hindutva factor helped the BJP romp home in three States in the just-concluded Assembly elections and that the party's victory would impact on the coming Lok Sabha ...
Charges against Jogi will be probed: Raman Singh
RAIPUR, DEC. 6. The priority of the new Government that takes oath tomorrow will be to instill confidence among the masses. "Now that the regime of fear and terror is over, we will have to build confidence among the people and tell them that the ...
Victory was snatched from us, says Jogi
RAIPUR, DEC. 6. The acting Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Ajit Jogi, today raised doubts over the conduct of free and fair elections in the State's naxalite-affected areas. Accusing the Central Reserve Police Force personnel of "indulging in ...
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