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Wednesday, March 10, 2004
Advani dismisses Opposition fears over yatra
NEW DELHI, MARCH 9. On the eve of his `Bharat Uday Yatra' beginning in Kanyakumari, the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, today dismissed the Opposition's fears that the 33-day roadshow would leave communal tensions in its wake. "As far as I ...
All set for the road show
KANYAKUMARI, MARCH 9. The Deputy Prime Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader, L.K. Advani, kicks off his election road show, the "India Risiing" yatra, from the country's southern tip, Kanyakumari, tomorrow, amid tight security. From atop an ...
Action plan to make India hunger-free by 2007
CHENNAI, MARCH 9.A synergistic society that cares for everyone is needed to ensure adequate food for all. All should work together to develop one such to nullify the growing inequalities in the present day world. "If we fail to do so, we will end ...
Rename yatra, says Sibal
MUMBAI, MARCH 9. The Congress today continued its attack on the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani's `Bharat Uday Yatra,' which will be launched from Kanyakumari tomorrow. The AICC spokesman, Kapil Sibal, said that Mr. Advani should rename it ...
Court directs Karnataka, Tamil Nadu to pay relief to Cauvery riot victims
NEW DELHI, MARCH 9.The Supreme Court today directed Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to pay within six months a total compensation of Rs. 2.34 crores to 9,669 victims of the Cauvery river riots witnessed in both the States between December 1991 and ...
`Foreign origin not the issue'
NEW DELHI, MARCH 9.The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) led by Sharad Pawar today appealed to all those who had left the organisation along with one of the founding-members, P.A. Sangma, in January following differences over an alliance with the ...
J&K Bill must go, says BJP chief
CHENNAI, MARCH 9.The Bharatiya Janata Party president, M. Venkaiah Naidu, today said that the Jammu and Kashmir Permanent Residents (Disqualification) Bill, 2004 "must go lock, stock and barrel. Nothing short of withdrawal [of the Bill] will ...
ON THE LOC - II
War and peace on Gurkha Post
GURKHA POST, MARCH 9.Laxmi Kant Sontake makes sure the cook-house lights its stoves well before breakfast time: up here, boiling a bucket of water takes two and a half hours. Through the day, he shovels snow and does sentry duty. When he finally ...
DFID launches India assistance plan
NEW DELHI, MARCH 9. "There is a possibility that elections [in India] may be inconclusive in some cases, which could result in uncertainty and delay in implementing poverty reducing reforms and programmes," the British Government's Department for ...
Pawar meets Sonia
NEW DELHI, MARCH 9. The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president, Sharad Pawar, met the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, here this evening but the talks remained "inconclusive'' as the two parties are yet to come to an agreeable equation ...
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