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Sunday, April 18, 2004
Opposition politicising stampede, says Fernandes
HYDERABAD, APRIL 17. The National Democratic Alliance convener, George Fernandes, today accused the Opposition of politicising the death of 22 women in a stampede during a sari distribution function in Lucknow and said the "unfortunate tragedy ...
Jethmalani still in fray, maintains Congress
NEW DELHI, APRIL 17. The flip-flop over the candidature of the former Union Minister, Ram Jethamalani, against the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, from Lucknow took another turn today with the Congress insisting that he is in the ...
BJP distances itself from Tandon episode
NEW DELHI, APRIL 17. The Bharatiya Janata Party today denied that it had anything to do with the sari distribution function in Lucknow on April 12 in which 22 women were killed in a stampede and said that it had sought details from the party ...
Case filed against Lalji Tandon
LUCKNOW, APRIL 17.The Uttar Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer, Vijay Sharma, today lodged a police complaint against the Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Lalji Tandon, and others who had organised the sari distribution function on April 12 that ...
Manmohan Singh predicts Congress victory
MUMBAI, APRIL 17. The Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Manmohan Singh, today expressed confidence that the Congress and its allies would get a "workable majority to form a government at the Centre." Dr. Singh said he sensed "winds ...
Will this `foreigner' tag hurt Yashwant Sinha?
HAZARIBAGH, APRIL 17. With just three days to go for the polls, the prospects of an upset verdict for the Bharatiya Janata Party loom large over this tribal dominated constituency in Jharkhand. Two-time winner and Foreign Minister in the Vajpayee ...
POLL THEME/THE DROUGHT FACTOR
Parties trade charges as the drought intensifies
Three successive years of poor rainfall has led to a virtual collapse of the rural economy, says M. Madan Mohan.
Rival plays `BC card' against Jaipal Reddy
Jaipal Sudini Reddy and Vangala Swami Goud belonged to the same party till the day they filed their nomination papers. Mr. Reddy was the AICC spokesman and Mr. Goud, the district party committee president until they locked horns for the ...
ON THE ROAD WITH ... Y.S. RAJASHEKHARA REDDY
A sore throat, a spartan lunch and surging crowds
The shade cast by the huge mango tree in the sprawling garden of the Bobbili Rajah's guest-house on the outskirts of Bobbili town offers little comfort, though it is just 9 a.m. The day is already hot and humid. Drivers are reversing vehicles on ...
There's no stopping Advani
Despite the unfavourable caste equations and dissatisfaction among Government employees, it will be nothing short of a miracle if the Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, is unseated from Gujarat's capital city constituency of Gandhinagar. The ...
A tale of two lists: green and red
Manjula, Ima and Suresha - all aged below 18 - speak with a clarity about the coming elections that would put an adult to shame. These members of the working children's collective, Bhima Sangha, have an explanation for those who think that ...
Q & A : S.R. Bommai
'people have seen through Deve Gowda'
Gunfire gives way to electioneering here
After many years, the Jammu-Suchetgarh road is once again bustling with activity, with party workers fanning out into the thickly populated villages along this side of the Indo-Pakistan border to canvass for their party candidates. Before ...
Q & A : Amarinder Singh
'There are no rebels now'
It is strange that far from bashing "Mian Musharraf" as the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, did during the Gujarat Assembly elections the Bharatiya Janata Party is playing up the Prime Minister's peace initiative with ...
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