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140 killed as Gujarat bandh turns violent
AHMEDABAD, FEB. 28. At least 140 people were killed, 60 of them burnt alive in two housing colonies here today, as mob frenzy reached its crescendo during the ``Gujarat bandh'' called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and supported by the ruling BJP ...
Union Budget 2002-2003: Sinha on a taxation binge
NEW DELHI, FEB. 28. With his fifth budget presentation today, the Union Finance Minister, Yashwant Sinha, set the stage for a repeat of his first attempt - a possible rollback of some provisions. The 2002-03 general budget that he presented to ...
'Common man will be hit'
NEW DELHI FEB. 28. The Union Finance Minister, Yashwant Sinha's budgetary proposals, especially those pertaining to the hike in the prices of cooking gas and kerosene and the reduction in the subsidy for agriculture, have evoked a strong reaction ...
PM seeks RSS help
NEW DELHI, FEB. 28. The violence spreading from Gujarat today spurred the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, to seek the help of the RSS to get the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to withdraw its temple construction plan in Ayodhya. Although a defiant ...
Gujarat incident: Angry scenes in Lok Sabha
NEW DELHI, FEB. 28. The spectre of a communal conflagration in Gujarat and the danger of its spreading elsewhere did not prevent Vinay Katiyar, BJP MP from Faizabad-Ayodhya, from virtually attacking the Government and its Ministers for daring to ...
U.P. Govt. orders eviction of kar sevaks from Ayodhya
LUCKNOW, FEB. 28. The Uttar Pradesh Government today ordered strict measures to curb Vishwa Hindu Parishad activities in Ayodhya and disperse the ``kar sevaks'' who have already assembled there for participation in the ``Ramnam Purnahuti ...
CCS asks Army to be on standby
NEW DELHI, FEB. 28. The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) which met here tonight to take stock of the situation in Gujarat in the wake of the attack on Sabarmati Express at Godhra and the subsequent incidents of violence elsewhere in the State ...

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