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Tuesday, March 30, 2004
Need for reconciliation: Advani
GANDHINAGAR, MARCH 29. The Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, today stressed the need for "reconciliation everywhere" between Hindus and Muslims but said that it could not be at the cost of "injustice [to] and appeasement [of]" any section. ...
Sangma files papers
SHILLONG, MARCH 29. The former Lok Sabha Speaker and Nationalist Trinamool Congress leader, P. A. Sangma, was among three candidates who filed their nominations today for the two Lok Sabha seats in Meghalaya. The State's Public Works and ...
BJP complains to EC on advertisement against Vajpayee
NEW DELHI, MARCH 29.The Bharatiya Janata Party today complained in writing to the Election Commission about an advertisement that has been telecast on several channels displaying the "letter" written by the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, ...
Pakistan MPs discuss Kashmir with Left parties
NEW DELHI, MARCH 29.A Parliamentary delegation from Pakistan led by the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) president, Makhdoom Amin Fahim, today held a meeting with prominent Left party leaders and exchanged views on issues of bilateral ...
Samajwadi Party hopes to tie up with Congress-NCP
MUMBAI, MARCH 29. The Samajwadi Party, though piqued by the Congress that spurned its efforts for an alliance in Uttar Pradesh, is hopeful of working out a tie-up in Maharashtra, provided the Congress-NCP combine spares three seats to it. The ...
Judges episode: Court stays proceedings against The Hindu
NEW DELHI, MARCH 29.The Supreme Court today stayed all further proceedings against The Hindu initiated by Justice N.S. Veerabhadraiah, sitting Judge of the Karnataka High Court, claiming Rs. 1 lakh as damages for publishing reports ...
Police draw up blueprint to tackle naxal threat
The elections in the naxalite-dominated hills and forests of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, bordering Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh, can be likened to a fight between two parties, neither of whom field candidates the police and the ...
POLL THEME/THE AGRARIAN QUESTION
Congress, TDP square off over the farm sector
The Andhra Pradesh farmer takes centre stage with both the TDP and the Congress gearing up to woo the rural voter, says W. Chandrakanth.
`Congress, SP overestimated their strength'
Had there been a proper understanding between all the secular parties in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP would have been reduced to a zero, says A.B. Bardhan, general secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI). Addressing a meet-the-press programme ...
Bihar Minister resigns
PATNA, MARCH 29. The Minister of State for Weights and Measures, Cheddi Paswan, today put in his papers in protest against the party's decision to allocate the Sasaram (SC) Lok Sabha seat to the Congress. Despite threats of more resignations, ...
POLL THEME/THE KAMTAPUR FACTOR
North Bengal's politics of cultural identity
Will the demand for a Kamtapur State go the way of Gorkhaland? This is the main talking point in north Bengal in the tun-up to the election, writes Marcus Dam.
Politicians throng Sufi shrines in J&K
Ghulam Mohammad Jan, the MLA from Poonch, is on top of the terrorist hit list. But that doesn't deter him from keeping busy, making arrangements for a grand celebration at the Sufi shrine of Sai Ilahi Baksh in the Loran area of Poonch, a hot bed ...
CPI(M) close to deal with Congress
Previous attempts by the CPI(M) to establish a foothold in the State have been thwarted by the hegemony of the regional parties.
BJD-BJP alliance runs into roadblocks
The cracks in the ruling Biju Janata Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance in Orissa are finally showing up with leaders of both parties failing to reach agreement on swapping key Assembly seats. This, coupled with the growing distrust between the ...
Poojary rubbishes TV channel's pre-poll survey
NEW DELHI, MARCH 29. The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president, B. Janardhana Poojary, today rubbished a pre-poll survey put out by a television news network, which predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party would bag more seats ...
The CPI (M), leader of West Bengal's ruling Left Front, appears to be pulling out all stops to regain Dum Dum, currently with the BJP. Realising that the BJP had secured, in 1999, a substantial number of votes from the non-Bengali population ...
Q & A: Nitish Kumar
'Fight is between the NDA and Laloo'
Q & A: Bandaru Dattatreya
'We want to become the second force'
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