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Wednesday, March 02, 2005
Relook likely at fringe benefits tax
NEW DELHI, MARCH 1. The Government may revisit some of the aspects of the fringe benefits tax but was non-committal on the bank cash withdrawal tax in the Union budget for 2005-06 on which critical comments have come from political parties and ...
Opposition leaders have "cordial" meeting with Speaker
NEW DELHI, MARCH 1. An effort was made here this evening to iron out the rough spots in the Opposition's relations with the Chair in the Lok Sabha. At a meeting with leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), the Speaker, Somnath ...
RJD should not be invited to form Bihar government: NDA
PATNA, MARCH 1. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) today sought to buy time for forming the next government in Bihar. Following the footsteps of the Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP), the Communist Party of ...
Manmohan unveils Government's report card
NEW DELHI, MARCH 1. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today unveiled the "report card" of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) that seeks to inform the nation about the steps taken by the Government to implement the commitments made in the ...
Bhajan Lal, Hooda supporters clash
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 1. The infighting within the Haryana Congress over the issue of who should be the next Chief Minister came out in the open as supporters of the sitting Rohtak MP, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, clashed with the supporters of the former ...
Rane to seek vote before budget
PANAJI, MARCH 1. The Goa Chief Minister, Pratapsinh Rane, who could not seek a vote of confidence on Monday, following resignations of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker, today said he would present the budget on March 28. He said "very soon" he ...
A regressive tax regime: CPI
NEW DELHI, MARCH 1. The Communist Party of India today attacked several aspects of the budget proposals of the Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram, and accused him of having unleashed a "regressive" tax regime in the country without having made any ...
Dissolve Goa Assembly, says Vajpayee
NEW DELHI, MARCH 1. The former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, said today that the Goa Assembly should be dissolved and new elections ordered to end the political stalemate there. He criticised the Governor, S.C. Jamir, for "dismissing an ...
Sonia to pick Haryana CM
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 1.The newly-elected Congress MLAs in Haryana today unanimously authorised the AICC president, Sonia Gandhi, to select their leader. PTI
JABALPUR, MARCH 1. Four women travelling in the Chennai-Varanasi Ganga Kaveri Express on the Itarsi-Jabalpur section were robbed by a group early today. PTI ...
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