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Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Assam unit of Trinamool merges with NCP
GUWAHATI, MARCH 15.The Assam unit of the P.A. Sangma-backed Nationalist Trinamool Congress(NTC) formally merged with the State unit of the Nationalist Congress Party(NCP) here today. Altogether 2860 NTC members from different parts of the ...
High Court orders arrest of 20,000 absconding criminals
PATNA, MARCH 15.The Patna High Court today asked the Bihar Government to ensure the arrest of nearly 20,000 absconding criminals by March 30. After hearing arguments on two PILs filed by Bihar unit of IMA and social worker Ajay Bhattacharya, a ...
Hooda denies political pressure in naming Deputy CM
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 15.The Haryana Governor, A.R. Kidwai, has on the advice of the Chief Minister, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, allocated portfolios to the newly-appointed Ministers. While Chander Mohan, son of the former Chief Minister and president of ...
All District Transport Officers transferred
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 15. The Haryana Government tonight transferred all 19 District Transport Officers (DTOs) with immediate effect. The Sub-Divisional Officers of the concerned districts have been given the additional charge. Satbir Singh Saini, ...
Improvement Trust chiefs sacked
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 15. The Haryana Government has terminated the services of Chairmen of 22 Improvement Trusts and their charges have been given to the respective Sub-Divisional Officers (Civil) till further orders. These Improvement Trusts are ...
Jammu & Kashmir
J&K to get $358 million aid
JAMMU, MARCH 15: Jammu and Kashmir is all set to enter into a new phase with the Asian Development Bank on the verge of releasing 250 million dollars for the multi sector project to be taken up by the State Government. The Centre will pay its ...
Lokayukta report tabled in Assembly
BHOPAL, MARCH 15.The report of the Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta for the year 2003-2004 points towards "widespread misgiving" among the people over certain amendments in the Madhya Pradesh Special Police Establishment Act that were made in 2003 to ...
Government to take over Swadeshi, Bharathi mills
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 15. The Swadeshi Cotton mills and the Sri Bharathi Mills here, now under the control of the National Textiles Corporation (NTC), will be handed over to the Pondicherry Administration, according to the Pattali Makkal Katchi ...
Prohibitory orders clamped in Bhilwara
JAIPUR, MARCH 15.The situation in Bhilwara town in southern Rajasthan, which witnessed communal violence following the murder of a Bajrang Dal activist on Friday last, continues to remain tense. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal workers ...
Land scams lead to adjournment of U.P Houses
LUCKNOW, MARCH 15.The Uttar Pradesh Assembly witnessed an uproar today with Bharatiya Janata Party members trooping to the well of the House shouting slogans and demanding a CBI probe into alleged expenditure on the recent `Saifai' festival and ...
'VAT will be opposed'
LUCKNOW, MARCH. 15.Akhil Bharatiya Vaishya Ekta Parishad (ABVEP) today reiterated its decision to vehemently oppose implementation of VAT in Uttar Pradesh claiming it would adversly affect the business community as well as common man. Talking ...
SP, Congress blame BJP for `ruining democracy'
LUCKNOW, MARCH 15.The ruling Samajwadi Party and its ally Congress today blamed the BJP for stalling the proceedings in the state legislature only to ``ruin'' the democratic system and to ``ignore'' the people's problem. Samajwadi Party leader ...
Senior U.P. lawyers quit
LUCKNOW, MARCH 15.Five senior lawyers, including an Additional Advocate General, who had been representing the Uttar Pradesh goverment in the Supreme Court have tendered their resignation. A release by the state government quoting State ...
Demand for a better deal for farmers'
DEHRA DUN, MARCH 15. Activists of the Uttarakhand Kisan Sabha today staged a demonstration near the Uttaranchal Chief Minister's residence seeking a better deal for the poor, farmers and labourers. Addressing the activists, the Sabha ...
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