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Tuesday, December 02, 2003
Civic polls peaceful
GUWAHATI, DEC. 1. Elections to 54 municipal boards and town committees and to the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) in the State today ended peacefully. The percentage of polling was 65 to 70. Counting will be held on Wednesday. State ...
Relief package for violence-hit in State
PATNA, DEC. 1. The Centre has decided to grant a relief package to the Assam Government for rehabilitating the displaced Hindi-speaking population in the recent anti-Bihari violence that rocked the State last month. The Union Minister for ...
Nearly 60 p.c. voting in Jamalpur bypoll
AHMEDABAD, DEC. 1.Nearly 55 to 60 per cent of the 1.40-lakh electorate cast their vote in the Jamalpur Assembly byelection in Gujarat held today. The polling passed off peacefully under very tight security in the constituency in the heart of ...
Jammu & Kashmir
The deafening sound of peace
ABDAL (SUCHETGARH), DEC. 1.The plains around the International Border on the Jammu frontier have again started re-sounding with blasts. But this time round, it is different from what used to be heard shelling and heavy fire from across ...
6 killed in poll violence
BHOPAL, DEC. 1.At least six persons, including a woman, were today killed and poll-related communal clashes and arson broke out as sporadic violence marred Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, which witnessed a 60 per cent voter turnout. The ...
Police raid bungalow, seize foreign currency
NASIK, DEC. 1.Just two days into the recovery of fake stamps of the denomination of Rs. 72 lakhs, police today raided a bungalow here and seized 90-100 cartons containing currency of several countries, including Pakistan, Somalia and Brazil, ...
Blitz in BJP bastion
NEW DELHI, DEC.1.Time 4-45 p.m. Booth Number 58 in the prestigious Moti Nagar Assembly constituency at Happy Senior Secondary School in Kirti Nagar, which is the home turf of the Bharatiya Janata Party's Chief Ministerial candidate, Madan Lal ...
A quiet day at silver street
NEW DELHI, DEC. 1.It was an unusually quiet Monday for the bustling Chandni Chowk Parliamentary constituency today. With most voters venturing out only after 11 a.m., polling began on a slow note but picked up during the later part of the day. ...
Rural folks keep EVMs ticking
NEW DELHI, DEC. 1. The elections to the 21 Assembly segments in the Outer Delhi parliamentary constituency today witnessed a varied voter turnout related somewhat to the economic profile of the people. So while most polling stations in posh ...
Badal arrest: BJP adopts cautious policy
NEW DELHI, DEC. 1.With Prakash Singh Badal, Shiromani Akali Dal leader, remanded to judicial custody today by a court in a disproportionate assets case against him, the BJP adopted a cautious policy. "We do not want to comment on a court ...
JAIPUR, DEC. 1. In an impressive turnout, about 63 per cent of the 3.40-crore voters in Rajasthan today cast the ballot in the Assembly elections, which were peaceful, barring stray incidents. Polling was disturbed in Gheghra village of Bikaner ...
Leftists retain two municipalities
KOLKATA, DEC. 1.The results of Sunday's elections to four municipalities announced today showed that the voters were in favour of maintaining the `status quo' with the ruling Leftists retaining Howrah and Jhargram in Midnapore district and the ...
RAIPUR, DEC. 1. There was an air of enthusiasm in Chhattisgarh that went to polls today, for the first time as an independent State, though the mood was sombre in the naxalite-affected southern parts where there was not much polling due to naxal ...
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