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Sunday, October 17, 2004
A shot in the arm for Manmohan
New Delhi: It may be a self-serving aphorism that an adverse outcome of an Assembly election rarely changes the political alignments at the Centre, but the record speaks for itself. Exceptions have been few and far between. The 1975 Gujarat ...
Aftershocks continue for BJP
NEW DELHI, OCT. 16. The Bharatiya Janata Party accepted defeat in Maharashtra and said it would play the role of the Opposition, for which the people have given the mandate to it and its alliance partner, Shiv Sena. Party leaders here were ...
India-European Union summit to be held on Nov. 8
NEW DELHI, OCT. 16.India's fifth summit with the European Union has now been scheduled for November 8, an official statement posted on the website of the E.U.'s Dutch Presidency said. The summit, which was to have been held originally on ...
`National Commission for Women looking into complaint'
Referring to newspaper reports on allegations of sexual harassment at the Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, the Under-Secretary-cum-Public Relations Officer, National Commission for Women, New Delhi, writes: "The Commission has received a ...
Good work by Government: Sonia
NEW DELHI, OCT. 16. With early trends showing clearly that the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party would get a second term in Maharashtra, the scene outside the Congress headquarters here was jubilant. "It is a victory of all Congress workers ...
PM speaks of `something big for Mumbai'
NEW DELHI, OCT. 16. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today sought practical ideas to implement a plan to transform Mumbai into a global metropolis like Shanghai. The call came at a meeting presided over by Dr. Singh of senior officials of ...
Shinde turns emotional
MUMBAI, OCT. 16. The Maharashtra Chief Minister, Sushilkumar Shinde, broke down in front of television cameras and journalists this morning as he heard the news of his victory from the Solapur South seat and the gains made by the ...
Candidates with underworld links win
MUMBAI, OCT. 16. A former hitman, an ex-TADA detenu and a strongman who controls a land mafia in North Mumbai have won the Assembly elections in Mumbai and surrounding areas, with clear victories over their rivals. The most talked about ...
PDP-Congress wins byelections
SRINAGAR, OCT. 16. The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, was among the four candidates of the People's Democratic Party-Congress coalition who was elected today in the byelections for Pahalgam, Batamaloo (Kashmir) and ...
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