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Wednesday, August 13, 2003
No early poll: Vajpayee
NEW DELHI, AUG. 12. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, is believed to have told his Cabinet colleagues that there would be no early Lok Sabha elections, certainly not in November 2003. Mr. Vajpayee's obiter dictum came on Monday when ...
BJP chief defends idea of simultaneous elections
NEW DELHI, AUG. 12. The Bharatiya Janata Party president, Venkaiah Naidu, today defended the "idea'' of simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections and pointed out that this was the pattern from 1952 to 1967 during the Nehru era and there had ...
First stealth warship inducted into Western Fleet
MUMBAI, AUG. 12. INS Talwar, the Indian Navy's modern warship which was commissioned at St. Petersburg, Russia, about two months ago, was ceremonially received here today by the Naval Chief, Admiral Madhavendra Singh. The Navy's first stealth ...
DGCA begins probe
NEW DELHI, AUG. 12. The Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister, Ram Naik, today announced an independent inquiry into the crash. At a press conference here, he said that a contingency plan had been drawn up to keep supply lines going if ONGC ...
VHP claims 'evidence' of temple at Ayodhya
NEW DELHI, AUG. 12.The Vishwa Hindu Parishad today claimed that the recently-concluded excavation at the disputed site in Ayodhya had shown "conclusive" evidence of the existence of a Ram temple there before the Babri masjid was built. In a ...
'Cross-border terrorism must be stopped'
NEW DELHI, AUG. 12.The visiting Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Anatoliy Zlenko, today said that cross-border terrorism "must be stopped" to enable India and Pakistan to peacefully settle all outstanding issues, including Kashmir, between them. ...
Now, Radio City under the scanner
NEW DELHI, AUG. 12. After Star News, it is now the turn of another Rupert Murdoch venture Radio City to be put under the scanner with the Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting (I&B), Ravi Shankar Prasad, today ...
Children tie rakhi to PM
New Delhi, Aug. 12. Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee today spent time with the physically handicapped, blind, mentally challenged and students of various schools in Delhi, who went to his residence to tie rakhi on the occasion of Raksha ...
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