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Tuesday, April 12, 2005
CPI(M) promises to strive for a third alternative
NEW DELHI, APRIL 11.Emphasising the need for a third political alternative in the country, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) today promised to strive for it based on a common programme with democratic and secular parties. "We do not want ...
Court admits plea on casting `negative vote'
NEW DELHI, APRIL 11. The Supreme Court today admitted a petition seeking a right for the voter to cast a "negative vote" in an election by pressing the "none of the candidates" option in the electronic voting machine. A Bench, comprising the ...
Second ISRO master control facility inaugurated in Bhopal
BHOPAL, APRIL 11. The newly set up Master Control Facility of the Indian Space Research Organisation, MCF-Bhopal, was inaugurated here today by the ISRO chairman, G. Madhavan Nair. This is the second MCF after the one in Hassan in ...
World-class shipbuilding hub for Kochi
KOCHI, APRIL 11. The Shipping Ministry has proposed the setting up of two shipbuilding hubs, including a Rs. 2,100-crore world-class facility in Kochi contiguous with the special economic zone proposed on land owned by Cochin Port Trust. The ...
Notice to Centre on reservation for Dalit converts to Christianity
NEW DELHI, APRIL 11. The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Government on a public interest litigation petition seeking extension of reservation to the Scheduled Caste people even after they convert to Christianity. A Bench, comprising ...
Nod for five hi-tech weaving parks
NEW DELHI, APRIL 11. The Union Textiles Ministry has cleared the setting up of hi-tech parks exclusively for the weaving sector three in Tamil Nadu, and one each in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The projects would cost Rs. 78 crores, with ...
Non-bailable warrant against gutka baron discharged
NEW DELHI, APRIL 11. The Supreme Court today discharged a non-bailable warrant (NBW) issued by a Mumbai court against the gutka baron Rasiklal Manikchand Dhariwal in connection with his alleged nexus with the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. A ...
More members from Kerala in CPI(M) Polit Bureau
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 11. For 56-year-old Prakash Karat, his home State, Kerala is little more than a destination for political activity. Not for him the frills of family get-togethers and ceremonial gatherings in his home village in ...
Swamy's plea against Sonia Gandhi rejected
NEW DELHI, APRIL 11. The Supreme Court today rejected at the admission stage a writ petition filed by the Janata Party president, Subramanian Swamy, for a direction to the Election Commission to register a complaint against the Congress ...
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