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Tuesday, May 04, 2004
GUWAHATI, MAY 3.The Assam Minister of State for Planning and Development, Himanta Biswa Sharma, resigned today, according to APCC sources. The sources said that Mr. Sharma, who is now on his way from Gangtok to Guwahati, had faxed his ...
Plea for Central forces in Bihar polling booths
PATNA, MAY 3.Fearing large-scale booth-grabbing and violence, the BJP today urged the Election Commission to see that all booths in the 12 Lok Sabha constituencies going to poll in the third and final phase in Bihar on May 5, were manned by the ...
Academicians take up battle against criminal
BALIA (BIHAR), MAY 3.An interesting contest is on the cards in Balia Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar where academicians have taken up the battle against a political heavyweight facing criminal cases, while the outcome seems uncertain as all three ...
Swami flaunts his progress card in Karnal
Jammu & Kashmir
Militant threat dampens campaigning in Anantnag
KUND (QAZIGUND), MAY 3. Campaigning in the Anantnag constituency, which goes to the polls in the third phase, ended on a dull note today, as the threat from militants loomed large. The People's Democratic Party president, Mehbooba Mufti, and the ...
Officers reply to EC notice
BHOPAL, MAY 3.Four Madhya Pradesh Government officers have submitted an explanation to the Election Commission about their visit to the local airport to welcome Deputy Prime Minister L K Advani on April 26, while the Model Code of Conduct was in ...
DROUGHT IN MAHARASHTRA - III
Living on the edge, pushed to the brink
ASHTI, (Beed district), May 3. The Employment Guarantee Scheme (EGS) in Maharashtra was designed to provide work to the rural poor during drought. Instead, today the EGS has become synonymous with fake muster rolls, non-payment of wages, erratic ...
Congress promises education loans to students
PONDICHERRY, MAY 3. The All-India Congress Committee secretary, Sudarsana Nachiappan, who is the coordinator of the party for poll-related works in the southern States, told newsmen here today that there was an assurance in the party manifesto ...
Issues apart, a caste battle is fought here
BJP will be wiped out in the elections, says Mulayam
LALITPUR (U.P.), MAY 3.The Samajwadi Party holds the key to the formation of the next government at the Centre, the party president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mulayam Singh Yadav, said here today. ``On the one hand Prime Minister, Atal ...
PM on fashion shows
LUCKNOW, MAY 3.The sense of banter in the Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee came to the fore once again yesterday when he mentioned fashion show and the trend of wearing increasingly less clothes. Pointing out that the country was now exporting ...
EC reviews poll scenario
DEHRA DUN, MAY 3.The Election Commissioner, N Gopalaswamy, today advised the Uttaranchal Chief Electoral Officer, N Ravi Shankar, to be sure to remind the electorate that there is polling on May 10. The remarks came after Mr Gopalaswamy found ...
Congress complains to EC against BJP
DEHRA DUN, MAY 3.A Congress delegation today met the Election Commissioner, N Gopalaswamy, and submitted a written complaint about the BJP workers openly threatening to capture the polling booths in Hardwar. Later taking to newspersons, party ...
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