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AGP for 'consensus opposition' candidates
GUWAHATI, MARCH 7.The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) today said that it was in favour of fielding a ``consensus candidate'' of Opposition parties in all the 14 Lok Sabha seats in the State to avoid splitting of ``non-congress votes.'' In a statement ...
Congress list by March 13
GUWAHATI, MARCH 7.The Assam Congress is likely to give ticket to young faces in the coming Lok Sabha elections. The Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi, told reporters here today that the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) would finalise the list by ...
Communal harmony marks Holi in State
AHMEDABAD, MARCH 7. Holi was celebrated in Gujarat today under tight security. No untoward incident was reported from any part of the State. In Godhra, the scene of the Sabarmati train carnage, Muslims joined Hindus in celebrating the ...
Oman may consider Chautala's offer
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 7.The Government of Oman is likely to consider the offer of the visiting Haryana Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, for the development and promotion of tourism in the West Asian country. An official spokesman of the Haryana ...
Jammu & Kashmir
J&K Assembly rushed the Bill through
JAMMU, MARCH 7. The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly seems to have shown undue haste in passing the Bill seeking to withdraw the Permanent Resident Status (PRS) of women of the State who marry non-permanent residents. The issue was in cold storage ...
Women told to play pro-active role
BHOPAL, MARCH 7.The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti, has sought women's cooperation and urged them to play a pro-active role in the all-round development of the State. In her message issued here on the eve of the International Women's ...
Court to hear Salman's plea on March 10
MUMBAI, MARCH 7.A Sessions Court would hear on March 10 the Maharashtra Government's appeal challenging the order of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) which allowed the Bandra magistrate to conduct the trial of film actor Salman Khan in the ...
KYKL urged to withdraw 'death sentence' on BJP Manipur chief
GUWAHATI, MARCH 7. The Bharatiya Janata Party has appealed to the Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) militant outfit to withdraw its "death sentence" against the BJP's Manipur unit president, Th. Chaoba Singh. V. Satish, who is in charge of the ...
Stop statement war in Pondy, DMK tells Congress
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 7.The Pondicherry State committee convenor of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Opposition leader in the Assembly, R. V. Janakiraman, today said the Congress should display cohesiveness and work with common spirit to ...
Advani's yatra raises controversy in Punjab
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 7.The proposed "Bharat Uday Yatra'' by the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, is all set to become a major controversy in Punjab. While the main opposition party, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), has announced its programme to ...
Holi celebrated but political fervour missing in Jaipur
JAIPUR, MARCH 7.It was Holi as usual in the Pink City but the political fervour was missing as the Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje was away to the hills to spend time with her family. The Governor, Madan Lal Khurana, who could have made up for ...
Mahajan to review preparations
LUCKNOW, MARCH 7.The Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary, and in charge of the party's election campaign in Uttar Pradesh, Pramod Mahajan, will visit the State capital tomorrow to oversee the party's preparations for Lok Sabha polls. ...
Discord in BJP, Trinamool over Bankura, Purulia seats
KOLKATA, MARCH 7. Things are far from hunky dory for the National Democratic Front (NDA) alliance involving the BJP and the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal. It is all over the question of sharing of two seats for the polls with neither of the ...
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