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CPI(ML) releases first list
PATNA, MARCH 4.The CPI-ML today released its first list of 45 candidates who will contest from 14 States in the Lok Sabha elections. The CPI-ML general secretary, Deepankar Bhattacharya, said the party would contest 70 Lok Sabha seats from 16 ...
Body of Dalit child recovered
ARA (BIHAR), MARCH 4. In a shocking incident, the dismembered body of a Dalit child, who went missing last Sunday along with his two brothers, was recovered from near a bridge at Gangi Majhauan Village in Bihar's Bhojpur district today, ...
`Women will get preference in ticket allocation'
AHMEDABAD, MARCH 4. Even while reiterating her party's commitment to support 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and in the State Assemblies, the All India Mahila Congress secretary, Madhu Jain, refused to commit 33 per cent ticket to ...
Advani yatra to counter Congress campaign: Sonia
BAIJNATH (H.P), MARCH 4. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi yesterday undertook a "Jan Sampark Abhiyan" (mass contact programme) in Himachal Pradesh. Speaking to presspersons at the Gagal Airport in Kangra, Ms. Gandhi said that the proposed ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Shrine Board counter opened at Jammu airport
JAMMU, MARCH 4. Jammu and Kashmir Governor, S. K. Sinha, inaugurated an information, assistance and prasad counter of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board at the Jammu airport here today. Speaking on the occasion, the Governor explained that ...
Walkout over law and order situation
BHOPAL, MARCH 4.The Madhya Pradesh Assembly was today adjourned for the day amid strong protest by the Congress-led Opposition MLAs, who trooped into the well of the House shouting slogans and demanding a discussion on the law and order situation ...
Question paper packet found missing
PUNE, MARCH 4.The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education today postponed the English (third Language) paper and Drawing examination for physically challenged of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination in ...
Anil Kapoor's wife sentenced to jail
MUMBAI, MARCH 4.A magistrate today sentenced Sunita Kapoor, wife of actor Anil Kapoor, to two months' simple imprisonment and asked her to pay a fine of Rs 5000 for erecting an illegal structure at her bungalow in suburban Juhu in violation of ...
Olive Ridleys arrive for mass nesting
Kendrapada, Orissa, March 4. Much to the delight of wildlife lovers and forest officials, lakhs of Olive Ridley sea turtles have arrived on the sandy beach of Nasi island of Gahirmatha beach, the largest rookery in the world. According to ...
CPI to make DPA strong alliance
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 4.The Pondicherry State CPI Committee has initiated steps to ensure that constituents of the Democratic Progressive Alliance (DPA) functioned in unison and with a single- minded objective to defeat the AIADMK-BJP combine in the ...
Congress frontal units plan major campaigns
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 4:The Punjab units of the Congress frontal organisations have planned major campaigns for the next two months to ensure the success of party candidates in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. Raminder Awla, State Youth Congress ...
Congress rebels returning to party fold
JAIPUR, MARCH 4.Party rebels are making a comeback to the Congress. Near half- a -dozen of them are back in the party already and the rest, who were suspended by the organization for anti-party activities like fighting the election against the ...
No anti-incumbency wave: Vasundhara
JAIPUR, MARCH 4.The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje, today ruled out the chance of anti-incumbency working against her party in the State in the coming elections to the Lok Sabha. "When only the incumbent fails there is anti-incumbency. ...
Jan Morcha to enter poll fray
JAIPUR, MARCH 4. The Rajasthan Jan Morcha launched by the voluntary, civil rights, leftist and secular organisations of the State here today will make a "political intervention'' in the coming Lok Sabha elections to defeat the designs of ...
Experts warn against synthetic colours
LUCKNOW, MARCH 4. Ahead of Holi with the festive spirit soaring high, scientists have cautioned the Holi revellers against using synthetic dye-based Holi colours. Dr Mukul Das, Deputy Director, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre (ITRC), ...
Congress admits to problems in Uttaranchal unit
DEHRA DUN, MARCH 4. For the first time ever the Congress leadership has admitted to resentment in the State Congress unit and has assured that all their grievances would be met soon after the completion of the Lok Sabha polls. Addressing ...
BJP clears 20 names
DEHRA DUN, MARCH. 4.The Uttaranchal Parliamentary Board of the Bharatiya Janata Party today forwarded a panel of 20 names to the party's Central Election Committee to select the nominees for election to the five Lok Sabha seats from the State. ...
`Congress failed on road projects'
DEHRA DUN, MARCH 4. The Union Transport and Highways Minister, B. C. Khanduri, today launched the BJP campaign in his home state of Uttaranchal, challenging the Congress' record on road projects. Maj-Gen Khanduri told reporters that the ...
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