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Friday, April 30, 2004
Rift among leaders hits NDA chances
PATNA, APRIL 29. The differences within the National Democratic Alliance has assumed serious proportions threatening to jeopardise the prospects of its candidates in the 12 constituencies going to the polls in the third and final phase of the ...
Independent MLA joins Congress
ROHTAK, APRIL 29.The Congress in Haryana has got yet another shot in arm with an independent MLA supporting the Om Prakash Chautala-led Indian National Lok Dal government joining the Congress. Mr Daryao Singh Rajoura, who represents Jhajjar ...
Fresh snowfall in J&K, Himachal
CHANDIGARH, APRIL 29. The upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh received fresh snowfall today while plains in the region were lashed by another spell of rains, causing mercury to fall by several degrees. Kunzalwan in Jammu ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Acid test for Mulayam, Mayawati: Azad
SRINAGAR, APRIL 29.Expressing the confidence that the Congress and its allies will form the next government at the Centre, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said hung Parliament will be an acid test for the BSP and the SP. There is now ...
Militants attack marriage function
JAMMU, APRIL 29. In a stepped up pre-poll violence in Jammu and Kashmir, militants in the early hours on Thursday attacked a marriage function in the upper reaches of Udhampur district. Eight people have been injured and the condition of one ...
Man kills constable, panic at rly.station
BHADRAK, APRIL 29. Police arrested a 35-year-old man who caused panic in the Bhadrak railway station in Orissa after killing an RPF constable and taking the guard of an express train hostage today. Shabir Khan, whose whereabouts are yet to be ...
Jamaat-E-Islami Hind to support DPA
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 29. A delegation of the Jamaat-E-Islami Hind (Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry) led by its zonal president H. Abdur Raqeeb told a press conference here today that the Jamaat considered the Lok Sabha poll a crucial occasion as voters ...
Rajni fans take out rath yatra in support of BJP
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 29. The Pondicherry unit of the Rajnikant Rasigar Mandram today took out a `rath yatra` through important villages at and around Villianoor today appealing to voters to support Lalitha Kumaramangam, the Bharatiya Janata Party ...
Govt. yet to refer case: Badal
CHANDIGARH, APRIL 29.Shiromani Akali Dal president Parkash Singh Badal today described the statement of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that he had referred the probe against his son Raninder Singh in the reported Punjab Intranet scam to ...
BJP-Akali Dal blamed for Punjab ills
PATIALA, APRIL 29.Preneet Kaur, Congress candidate for the Patiala Lok Sabha seat and wife of Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, today said the ``misrule'' of the previous Akali-BJP government has led to the state's poor economic ...
The winners are from different parties
Hisar April 29. Eight elections since 1977, winners belonging to seven different parties and two candidates getting re-elected with different affiliations -- this in a nutshell is the history of Hisar Lok Sabha constituency. Not only this ...
Triangular contest in Ambala
AMBALA, APRIL 29. The Ambala parliamentary constituency, spread over Ambala, Panchkula and Yamunanagar districts, is all set to witness triangular contest between the INLD, the BJP and the Congress. The BJP has fielded its former MP and State ...
New comer fights a lone battle for Congress
PALI, APRIL 29.Internal squabbles, which had a catastrophic effect on Congress prospects in the recent Rajasthan Assembly elections, continue to plague the party in the Pali Lok Sabha constituency where the much moneyed from the big cities like ...
Jat-Muslim factor to play key role in Ajmer
AJMER, APRIL 29.The fate of the Ajmer Lok Sabha constituency in Rajasthan is likely to be decided by a few significant factors, such as the rivalry between various factions of Congress, the Jat-Muslim combine and the Bharatiya Janata Party's ...
"PM got Telgi scam `culprit' re-transferred"
LUCKNOW, APRIL 29. The Congress-backed independent candidate here, Ram Jethmalani, today alleged that the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, had got the ``chief culprit'' in the Telgi scam retransferred to the Nasik printing press from ...
Mahajan rules out tie-up with Samajwadi Party
ETAH (U.P.), APRIL 29.Ruling out any `friendship' with Samajwadi Party, BJP leader Pramod Mahajan today lashed out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav asking how he could think of becoming Prime Minister with only `20 MPs'. ...
BJP seeks cancellation of Renuka Rawat's papers
ALMORA (UTTARANCHAL), APRIL 29. The BJP has approached the Election Commission seeking cancellation of nomination papers of the Congress nominee, Renuka Rawat, alleging that she had an illegal marriage with PCC president Harish Rawat after the ...
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