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Wednesday, August 25, 2004
Preparations on for Manmohan, Musharraf meet
NEW DELHI, AUG. 24.The Indian and Pakistani Foreign Ministers, who will review the progress in the composite dialogue in New Delhi on September 5-6, will also prepare the ground for the first-ever meeting between the Prime Minister, Manmohan ...
Strike hits bank operations
NEW DELHI, AUG. 24.Banking operations across the country were affected today as over 10 lakh employees of public sector banks went on a day-long strike in support of their demand for a wage revision. The striking bank unions have also threatened ...
Communal violence: Need for robust law on genocide
NEW DELHI, AUG. 24. The Common Minimum Programme of the Manmohan Singh Government promises the enactment of a "comprehensive law on communal violence" but a group of eminent jurists, retired police officials and human rights activists is leaving ...
Jayalalithaa moves Supreme Court again seeking transfer of cases to Chennai
NEW DELHI, AUG. 24.The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, has filed a curative petition in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to recall the earlier orders shifting the two wealth cases against her and four others from a Chennai special ...
Passing of Finance Bill advanced
NEW DELHI, AUG. 24.All the financial business before the Budget session of Parliament, including the Finance Bill, is expected to be passed without any discussion this week, maybe as early as tomorrow or the day after. There will be no discussion ...
Chidambaram appeals to truckers
NEW DELHI, AUG. 24.The standoff between the Government and the All-India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) continued after the failure of talks yesterday. The truckers' strike entered the fourth day today even as the Finance Minister, P. ...
Congress intolerant, says NDA
NEW DELHI, AUG. 24. At a meeting of the National Democratic Alliance MPs here today, two resolutions were adopted one of them blamed the Congress for an "intolerant attitude towards opponents'' and holding the Congress president, Sonia ...
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