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Supreme Court takes exception to Patna High Court CJ's remarks
NEW DELHI, MAY 2.The Supreme Court has pulled up the Patna High Court Chief Justice for his remarks against the Supreme Court which had asked the High Court Registrar-General to furnish certain information regarding a pending case. Presiding ...

Sonia casts a spell in Pathankot
PATHANKOT, MAY 2. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today began her campaign in this "cantonment town" of Punjab with an assurance to the voters that a Congress government at the Centre would work for social equality, uniform development, ...

BJP reviews poll strategy
NEW DELHI, MAY 2.The Bharatiya Janata Party president, M. Venkaiah Naidu, and the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, today reviewed the party's election campaign strategy for the remaining two phases on May 5 and 10. The meeting was also ...

President, PM greetings on Meelad-un-Nabi
NEW DELHI, MAY 2.The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, and the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, have greeted the people on the occasion of Meelad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed. "My greetings to all our people in India and ...

Pressure on poll panel by BJP, alleges Congress
NEW DELHI, MAY 2. The Congress today accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of `building' pressure on the Election Commission (EC) to countermand the poll in Chapra parliamentary constituency in Bihar where the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) ...

No common understanding with Congress in Tamil Nadu: Karat
KOCHI, MAY 2.The CPI(M) politburo member, Prakash Karat, has said that there is no common understanding with the Congress in Tamil Nadu. Mr. Karat, who has been touring the South for the past four days, told reporters here today that the CPI(M) ...

Other Stories

  • Repolling in Chapra urged
  • Levy of service tax on marriage halls upheld
  • CPI(M-L) alleges 'dual standard' by poll panel
  • Vote NDA for stability: Advani
  • Sinha for debate on exit polls

    Elections 2004
    POLL THEME: THE MINORITY FACTOR
    The BJP and its quest for the Muslim vote
    The BJP has made a bid to woo the Muslim vote in Elections 2004. Neena Vyas and Javed M. Ansari analyse what lies behind the stratagem and whether it will work.

    KEY CONSTITUENCY
    Congress' Tiwari on a sticky wicket in Rewa
    Sunderlal Tiwari of the Congress, who represented Rewa in the outgoing Lok Sabha, faces a formidable challenge from the BJP's Chandramani Tripathi in the May 5 election. Mr. Tripathi's election campaign has been on the fast track right from the ...

    POLL THEME/PUBLIC FINANCES
    Poll outcome will decide future of reforms
    Less than a week after the 13th Lok Sabha was dissolved and elections called, the Tamil Nadu Government presented its budget for 2004-05 on February 11. After adopting a vote-on-account, the Assembly adjourned to enable the political parties and ...

    NC threatens to pull out of polls
    SRINAGAR, MAY 2. The Opposition National Conference today threatened to pull out of the third and fourth phases of the Parliamentary elections in Jammu and Kashmir if the Election Commission failed to take action on its complaint against the ...

    CANDIDATE WATCH: Dharmendra
    Dharmendra, BJP candidate, Bikaner Lok Sabha seat

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  • POLL-POURRI
  • PM's niece unhappy with media
  • Elections help heal communal divide
  • In Krishnagar, Left's pride is at stake
  • The Gladiators - Phase 3
  • From 25 to 100, this election has it all
  • THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY
  • Minister faces stiff challenge from newcomer
  • Crowning glory



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