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Friday, July 16, 2004
`My support for POTA was a serious mistake'
NEW DELHI, JULY 15.Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani said today that his support for the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) was an "important mistake'' made by him. He called it a terrifying Act that must be repealed, lock stock and barrel. "I was ...
Fresh probe into Godhra illegal: BJP
NEW DELHI, JULY 15. The Bharatiya Janata Party has warned that a fresh probe into the Godhra incident, which took place more than two years ago in Gujarat, would "incite" communal passions and shatter peace in the State. Referring to the ...
An ill-conceived conspiracy, says Gujarat Government
GANDHINAGAR, JULY 15. A day after the Railway Minister, Lalu Prasad, announced a fresh probe into the Godhra train carnage, the Gujarat Government said today that it would "fight" the "ill-conceived conspiracy" both constitutionally and ...
President must intervene: Jayalalithaa
CHENNAI, JULY 15. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, has sought the intervention of the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, in solving the inter-State water disputes. Talking to presspersons at her party office today, Ms. Jayalalithaa ...
Landslips claim 12 lives in Assam
GUWAHATI, JULY 15. Twelve persons, including children, were buried alive and 16 injured in landslips at five places following torrential rains in the State. A woman was electrocuted in the city last night.Heavy rains since last evening led to the ...
30 die as boat capsizes in Bihar
PATNA, JULY 15. The unprecedented floods, which have been taking a heavy toll of lives, claimed at least 30 more today when a boat capsized near Rampurhari village in Muzaffarpur district. Official sources said at least 20 persons were rescued ...
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