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Wednesday, December 11, 2002
High-voltage campaign ends in Gujarat
GANDHINAGAR, DEC. 10.The din of electioneering ended at 5 p.m. today in Gujarat where 3.28 crore voters will go to the polls on Thursday to elect 181 representatives in the Assembly in an acid test for the BJP's `communal card'. For the first ...
Cong. fears renewed violence in Gujarat
NEW DELHI, DEC. 10.The Congress today voiced fears of renewed violence in Gujarat and appealed to the Election Commission to take preventive measures. "We appeal to the EC to take all possible measures to ensure a free and fair poll in the ...
Govt. to seek AG's opinion on sale of oil companies
NEW DELHI, DEC. 10. The disinvestment process continued to generate heat in Parliament, with the Lok Sabha witnessing noisy scenes today even as the Government assured the Rajya Sabha that it would seek the Attorney-General's opinion on the legal ...
NEW DELHI, DEC. 10.Over one and a half lakh jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force have been deployed in Gujarat in preparation for Thursday's Assembly elections. The Home Ministry, making this announcement, said the CRPF Inspector-General in ...
Govt. drops plan to make statement on Anees' arrest
NEW DELHI, DEC.10.The Government today dropped its plan to make a statement in Parliament on the arrest of Anees Ibrahim Kaskar, brother of the underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim, wanted in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. The Minister of State ...
Another body found in Chengadi forest?
BANGALORE, DEC. 10. The mystery surrounding the final moments of the former Karnataka Minister, H. Nagappa, has deepened with the reported recovery of a body in the same part of the Chengadi forest, 25 km from Kamagere in Kollegal taluk of ...
Parliament nod for Cable TV Bill
NEW DELHI, DEC. 10. The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2002, secured Parliament's approval today with the Rajya Sabha where it had been stalled earlier for want of consensus passing it unanimously after a ...
V.N. Khare to be next CJI
NEW DELHI, DEC. 10.The President has appointed Justice Visheshwar Nath Khare, the seniormost Supreme Court Judge to be the 33rd Chief Justice of India, succeeding Justice G.B. Pattanaik who is retiring on the forenoon of December 19after a brief ...
NEW DELHI, DEC. 10.The CBI has chargesheeted five persons, including the former Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd, for allegedly cheating the company of crores of rupees by allowing huge discounts to a private firm ...
Dalit girl raped
BASTI, DEC. 10. A 10-year-old Dalit girl was raped while returning from school in Mirwapur village of this district by a resident of the same area, a police official said today. An FIR was lodged accusing a 40-year-old Mani Ram Chaudhry for ...
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