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BJP heaves a `sigh of relief,' wishes Manmohan well
NEW DELHI, MAY 20. The outgoing Law Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson, Arun Jaitley, said today that his party "heaved a sigh of relief" when it became clear that the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, would not be the next Prime ...

Pakistan team coming to discuss nuclear CBMs
NEW DELHI, MAY 20.The Government may be changing in India, but that is unlikely to affect the arrival of a Pakistani delegation led by the Additional Secretary in the Foreign Ministry, Tariq Osman Haider, to discuss the issue of nuclear ...

A sop for farmers in Gujarat budget
GANDHINAGAR, MAY 20. The Gujarat Finance Minister, Vajubhai Vala, announced a minor concession in electricity duty for the farm sector while presenting the budget estimates for the current financial year in the Legislative Assembly today. While ...

Frame charge afresh in Bofors case: court
NEW DELHI, MAY 20.The Delhi High Court today set aside two separate charges — `criminal conspiracy' and `cheating' — framed against the three Hinduja brothers by the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) in the Rs. 64-crore Bofors gun ...

Seeks `friendly ties' with Pakistan
NEW DELHI, MAY 20.Seeking ``friendly relations'' with Pakistan, the Prime Minister-designate, Manmohan Singh, today favoured talks with Islamabad to find solutions to outstanding problems and for making friction between the two neighbours ``a ...

Not for free power to farmers as a general policy: Manmohan
NEW DELHI, MAY 20.The Prime Minister-designate, Manmohan Singh, today said he was against giving free power to farmers as a general policy but the decision of the Andhra Pradesh Government was ``justifiable'' in the wake of the difficulties faced ...

Laloo talks tough
PATNA, MAY 20. As uncertainty continued over his party's participation in the Manmohan Singh-led government, the RJD president, Laloo Prasad Yadav today talked tough by reminding the Congress of its strength in the hung Lok Sabha and putting ...

Other Stories

  • I could not believe it, says Gursharan Kaur
  • Vajpayee congratulates Manmohan
  • Swamy's appeal to secular forces
  • Laloo hints at conditions for participation
  • Pro-Israeli tilt being corrected?
  • `Bones of human bomb flew like missiles'
  • Jayalalithaa's decision welcomed
  • 3 Tarapur employees `exposed' to radiation
  • MLA takes oath in Sanskrit
  • Navy Chief for early decision on submarines
  • Japanese PM's greetings
  • RSP to take a stand after finalisation of CMP
  • Mulford greets Manmohan
  • Court stays probe in case against Laine
  • `Excellent choice': Sangma
  • Natwar lauds Sonia
  • Be on the wings of imagination, Dev Anand tells photographers



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