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Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Caste factor comes into play in Patna
PATNA, APRIL 12.Amid strong possibility of a sharp polarisation of pro-RJD Muslim and Yadav votes against him, Union Small-scale Industries Minister Dr C P Thakur, is pitted against his RJD rival Ramkripal Yadav in a straight contest for the ...
Amarnath describes BJP as `universe'
PATNA, APRIL 12.Prominent cricketer-turned BJP leader Mohinder Amarnath today compared his party with the universe which had varied planets and galaxy of stars and described Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as `sun' which illuminates the ...
Voters not swayed by poll promises
KURUKSHETRA, APRIL 12.The voters in Haryana are getting enlightened thanks to cable TV boom and easy access to the World Wide Web. They now want to have a say in what they want. This trend became evident during a tour of the Kurukshetra, ...
Lall takes over as DGP
CHANDIGARH, APRIL 12. B. R. Lall today took over as the Haryana Director General of Police in place of M S Malik who proceeded on leave in the wake of the Election Commission's order to the State Government to shift him. The Commission had ...
Sukh Ram supporters left in the lurch
SHIMLA, APRIL 12. The chances of a third front emerging in Himachal Pradesh suffered a setback when the Himachal Vikas Congress chief, Sukh Ram, announced his return to the Congress today. He had been trying for it for a long time but his ...
Electioneering picks up in Jharkhand
RANCHI, APRIL 12.The pace of electioneering in Jharkhand, going for polls in two phases, has picked up with just eight days remaining for the first phase. Barely two days after Deputy Prime Minister L K Advani's Bharat Uday Rath crossed the ...
Revoke AIADMK recognition, Pondy Congress urges EC
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 12. The Pradesh Congress Committee president, V. Narayanasamy, today sought the intervention of the Election Commission (EC) to revoke the recognition of the All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam alleging that the party's ...
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 12.The Lieutenant Governor, N. N. Jha, has prorogued the Assembly which adjourned sine die on March 18 after a two-day session. A notification was issued by the Assembly Secretary, M. Sivaprakasam, containing Mr. Jha's order ...
NDA foreign policy inconsistent: Congress
JAIPUR, APRIL 12. The senior Congress leader, Natwar Singh, today described the recent improvement in the Indo-Pakistan relationship as "change of weather'' and not a "change in the climate''. "The thaw is only temporary,'' he said coming down ...
Dismay over attack on peace campaigners
JAIPUR, APRIL 12.The veteran Sarvodaya leader, Siddhraj Dhadda, has expressed dismay over the attack on the young volunteers of "ANHAD'' (Act Now For Harmony and Democracy) allegedly by Bharatiya Janata Party and Vishwa Hindu Parishad activists ...
`Jethmalani fighting for a national cause'
CHANDIGARH, APRIL 12.An official spokesman of the All-India Congress Committee, Ashwani Kumar, MP, today stated that his party backed the candidature of the former Union Law Minister, Ram Jethmalani, against the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari ...
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