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Friday, March 26, 2004
Prisoners on fast in Patna jail
PATNA, MARCH 25. Altogether 75 undertrial prisoners at the Patna City Sub-jail today went on a fast-unto-death demanding either their production in the court or a shift to the Beur Central Jail. Sources at the jail said here that the prisoners ...
Advani's yatra a flop show in Haryana: Hooda
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 25.The Leader of the Opposition in the Haryana Assembly, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, hit out at the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K.Advani, today for his "outbursts'' against the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, and asserted that the ...
Congress gimmicks will not fetch votes: Chautala
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 25.The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) president and Haryana Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, today ridiculed the "road show" of the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, and asserted that such "gimmicks'' would not fetch votes ...
Nehru-Vajpayee comparison incorrect: Congress
JMM seeks special package for Jharkhand
RANCHI, MARCH 25. The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha today released its poll manifesto, promising to protect Chotanagpur Tenancy Act and Santhal Pargana Tenancy Act, demanding a special package from the Centre and fighting for the rights of Adivasis, ...
Speaker may contest from Chatra
RANCHI, MARCH 25. Jharkhand Speaker Inder Singh Namdhari today said he was seriously considering contesting from Chatra Lok Sabha seat where BJP's Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Nagmani was seeking re-election. ``My ...
The ostrich act
BHUBANESWAR, MARCH 25. How would you react if you see a boy burying his head under earth in order to provide you entertainment? Come watch Breathing Without Air, a 23-minute short docu-fiction film made by Kapilas Bhuyan and Prasantanu ...
`Steps to check violation of traffic rules in Pondy'
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 25. The traffic wing of the Pondicherry police has intensified steps to curb violation of traffic rules, according to the Superintendent of Police K. S. Ramalingam. Talking to presspersons here today he said that there had ...
Villupuram-Pondicherry gauge conversion work completed
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 25.The gauge conversion work on the 40-km-long railway route between Villupuram and Pondicherry has been completed. Twentyseven wagons of ballast were brought today to the local railway station from Villpuram in a trial run ...
`Fencing of Rajasthan border to be completed by 2005'
MUMBAI, MARCH 25.Fencing work on the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan sector to check infiltration would be completed by 2005, Lieutenant General B S Takhar, General Officer, Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command, said today. ``At least 400 to ...
I have yet to select my seat, says Dharmendra
JAIPUR, MARCH 25.The Bollywood star of yesteryears, Dharmendra, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday, today tried to set at rest speculation that he might contest the Lok Sabha elections from the Jat-dominated Bikaner constituency ...
EC appoints 75 invigilators for Rajasthan polls
JAIPUR, MARCH 25.The Election Commission has appointed 75 invigilators to keep watch on the Lok Sabha election process and hold a vigil on the expenditure incurred by the candidates in the 25 constituencies in Rajasthan. The State's Chief ...
Economic issues will dominate polls, feels Industry
JAIPUR, MARCH 25.The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has expressed happiness over economic matters emerging as major poll issues in the country finally. There is more meaning in democracy when the issues in elections are about progress, ...
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