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Thursday, February 19, 2004
Chhattisgarh mulls ban on defections
RAIPUR, FEB. 18.The Chhattisgarh Chief Minister, Raman Singh, has said his government was considering to impose a ban on defection in local bodies in the State. ``We are considering to bring a legislation to ban political defection in local ...
Misleading signals emanate from INLD camp
CHANDIGARH, FEB.18.The Haryana Chief Minister and Indian National Lok Dal supremo, Om Prakash Chautala, appears to be blowing hot and cold towards the Bharatiya Janata Party after the rupture of ties between the two former alliance ...
Intense cold wave in Himachal
SHIMLA, FEB. 18.Avalanche threat loomed large over high-altitude areas and intense cold wave conditions today returned to most parts of Himachal Pradesh as the entire tribal belt and other higher reaches experienced intermittent heavy snowfall ...
Congress ready for tie-up with JMM
RANCHI, FEB 18.The Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee today said while it was interested in entering an alliance with opposition JMM, RJD and left parties to defeat the ``communal'' BJP, no compromise could be made for the Rajmahal and Koderma ...
4 law college students injured in group clash
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 18. At least four students of the Pondicherry Government Law College were admitted to a hospital for injuries sustained by them in a group clash on the college premises here today. The college is situated close to the residence ...
Defacement of public buildings banned
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 18. The District Magistrate of Pondicherry, V. Candavelou, who is also Returning officer of the Lok Sabha poll in the Union Territory, today said that no political party should deface or spoil public buildings. He said ...
Tributes paid to Singaravelar
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 18. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, accompanied by the Local Administration Minister, A. Eluamalai, paid floral tributes to Singaravelar on the occasion of the leader's birth anniversary celebrations today. Mr. Rangasamy and ...
Jamat disputes VHP claim on conversions
JAIPUR, FEB. 18.The Jamat-e-Islami Hind today disputed the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's claim of having converted 586 Muslim families to Hinduism in the Beawar region of Rajasthan this past Sunday and accused it of indulging in fraud and deception to ...
Ultrasound machines blamed for poor sex ratio
JAIPUR, FEB. 18.An expert study has held widespread misuse of ultrasound machines for sex determination responsible for the sharp increase in the adverse sex ratio in the country during the past decade. The emergence and spread of sex ...
Youth Congress gets ready for polls
CHANDIGARH, FEB. 18.The Chandigarh unit of the Youth Congress has stepped up its activities in view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Recently, a Workers' Conference was organised here in which senior Congress leaders exhorted the youth to ...
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