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Sunday, December 12, 2004
Sibal favours CBI probe into Gujarat riots cases
GANDHINAGAR, DEC. 11. The Union Minister of State for Science and Technology, Kapil Sibal, is in favour of handing over all pending cases related to the Gujarat communal riots to the Central Bureau of Investigation. Mr. Sibal told mediapersons ...
New Haryana schemes to woo voters
CHANDIGARH, DEC.11.With the Haryana Assembly elections round the corner, the Om Prakash Chautala regime in the State announced several sops today to woo all major sections of society including those who are disillusioned with the Government. ...
Aiyar's function put off after Shiv Sena protest
MUMBAI, DEC. 11. Faced with fierce demonstrations by Shiv Sena activists against the Union Petroleum Minister, Mani Shankar Aiyar, the Petroleum Employees' Union today postponed its function here to be attended by him. "The function has been ...
Arivoli Iyakkam to be relaunched in Pondicherry
PONDICHERRY, DEC. 11. The Pondicherry Government is set to relaunch Arivoli Iyakkam, targeting 1.8 lakh illiterates. The decision to launch the second phase came in response to the President, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam's call, in his address to the ...
`Adopt humane approach in administration of justice'
PONDICHERRY, DEC. 11. Judge of the Madras High court and Executive Chairman of Pondicherry State Legal Services Authority Justice M. Karpagavinayagam has said that humane approach should form the basis of administration of justice and the ...
Policy to encourage lignite-based power projects
JAIPUR, DEC. 11.The Rajasthan Government will shortly formulate a policy to encourage lignite-based power projects for facilitating establishment and functioning of these plants. The Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje, instructed the officials to ...
Advani assails `casual' handling of internal security
GUWAHATI, DEC. 11. The Bharatiya Janata Party president, L.K. Advani, today accused the United Progressive Alliance Government at the Centre of handling the country's internal security situation "casually" and being "indifferent" to the problem ...
BJP to go it alone in U.P.
LUCKNOW, DEC. 11. The BJP today said it will contest the next Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh alone as its past experiences of alliance in the State had not been fruitful. ``The party has learnt enough from its experience of forming ...
Jobs for State activists
DEHRA DUN, DEC. 11. The Uttaranchal Chief Minister, Narain Dutt Tiwari, has directed the concerned officials to give the jobs due to Uttarakhand activists to their dependents in case the candidate is old or a woman not willing to take up a ...
`Problems in checking infiltration from Bangladesh'
KOLKATA, DEC. 11. Bangladesh's denial of the charge of infiltration into India had been posing problems in tackling the issue, the Defence Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, said here today. ``We have been urging Dhaka to curb infiltration into ...
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