Jogi elected Chattisgarh CLP leader unanimously
The All-India Congress Committee spokesman, Mr.
Ajit Jogi, was today unanimously elected leader of the
Chattisgarh Congress Legislature Party (CLP). He would be
administered oath of office as the first Chief Minister of
Chattisgarh shortly after the new Governor is sworn in after
midnight, the AICC observer, Mr. Ghulam Nabi Azad, said.
SC reserves orders in Veerappan case
The Supreme Court today reserved judgment on
the appeals challenging the August 19 order of the Designated
Court, Mysore giving consent to the special public prosecutor
(PP) for withdrawal of TADA charges against certain Veerappan
J&K Govt. accepts Pandian panel report
The Jammu and Kashmir Government has accepted
the Justice S R Pandian commission report on the Brakpora police
firing on April 3 and also the report of the probe into the
firing at Amarnath pilgrims on August 1.
People cheer as work on Narmada dam resumes
As hordes of people on the
banks of the Narmada raised slogans of ``Jai Narmada Ma'',
construction work resumed at the site of the Sardar Sarovar
project today after a gap of four years. At exactly 12.39 p.m.,
the Union Home Minister, Mr. L.K. Advani, pressed the button to
operate the ropeway trolley which deposited concrete on the
Azhar fixed matches, Jadeja, Mongia helped: CBI
In a damning expose, the Central Bureau of
Investigation has alleged that Mohammed Azharuddin has ``fixed''
cricket matches with the help of Ajay Jadeja and Nayan Mongia for
large sums, and has listed England's Alec Stewart, Australia's
Mark Waugh as well as Sri Lanka's Arjuna Ranatunga among the
foreign players who were either offered or paid money by bookies.
Tie-up likely with U.K. on IT
India and the U.K. may enter into
collaboration in the cutting edge of software development though
manpower sourcing from here is also not ruled out.
'LTTE plotting to kill top U.P. politicians'
The Uttar Pradesh Government has issued a high
alert following intelligence reports that two Liberation Tigers
of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)militants, one of them a France-based member
of its suicide squad, were planning to sneak into the State to
kill prominent political personalities.
Use IT to boost bilateral trade: Grimsson
The visiting Iceland President, Mr. Olafur
Ragnar Grimsson, today stressed that modern technology,
especially information technology, should be used as a vehicle to
bring about a change in the volume of bilateral trade and
industrial cooperation between India and Iceland.