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Assam
'ULFA issuing contradictory statements'
GUWAHATI, JUNE 28. The Union Minister of State for Defence, B.K. Handique, today set at rest speculations of a dialogue between the Government and the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). Interacting with mediapersons here, he said: "Who ...

Bihar
Most RJD Ministers resign
PATNA, JUNE 28.Responding to the Chief Minister, Rabri Devi's call most of her colleagues belonging to the Rashtriya Janata Dal, including senior Ministers, have sent in their resignation letters so as to give her a free hand in curtailing the ...

Goa
Recall of Governor demanded
PANAJI, JUNE 28. The Opposition Congress forced adjournment of the Legislative Assembly on the first day of the monsoon session in Goa while the Pradesh Congress president, Luizihno Faleiro, demanded the recall of Governor, Kidar Nath Sahani, ...

Haryana
Ajay Singh Chautala elected to Rajya Sabha
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 28.The ruling Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) candidate, Ajay Singh Chautala, and the INLD-BJP supported Independent candidate, Tarlochan Singh, won the two Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana, elections for which were held today amid ...

Himachal Pradesh
7 Ministers resign
SHIMLA, JUNE 28.Seven Himachal Pradesh Cabinet Ministers submitted their resignations to the Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh, today to facilitate the downsizing of the Ministry before July 6. This was disclosed by the Chief Minister who returned ...

Himachal plan for a goodwill event
SHIMLA, JUNE 28.As a precursor to the centenary celebrations of the Naldehra Golf Club in 2005, a historic event -- Lahore-Shimla Goodwill Golf Tournament - is being organised from July 3 to 6 by the Tourism Department of the Himachal ...

Jammu & Kashmir
Gujjars undaunted
BAFFLIAZ (POONCH), JUNE 28. Though the killing of Gujjars in Surankote may have come as a temporary setback to counter-militancy operations, members of Village Defence Committees (VDC) in the neighbouring areas have shown no signs of panic. ...

J&K to spend Rs. 2500 cr. on development
BARAMULLA, JUNE 28. The Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Finance and Planning, Muzaffar Hussain Baig, said under the economic reconstruction programme of the coalition government, massive developmental activities are being undertaken across the ...

Madhya Pradesh
Indira Sagar dam oustees unhappy over rehab package
HARSUD (MADHYA PRADESH), JUNE 28.Thousands of people living in Harsud town in Madhya Pradesh and eight villages in the vicinity have been uprooted for an upcoming hydel project. Authorities have set Wednesday as the deadline to vacate the area ...

Uma Bharti inducts 19 Ministers
BHOPAL, JUNE 28. The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti, today expanded her Cabinet, inducting 19 new Ministers. Six of the new Ministers have been given Cabinet rank while three Ministers of State will hold independent charge. The ...

Maharashtra
State Government facing wrath over leopard attacks
MUMBAI, JUNE 28. With eight deaths occurring this month from leopard attacks in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Borivli, the Maharashtra Government and the Forest department are stepping up efforts to stem the tide of criticism from a shocked ...

Pondicherry
Rangasamy to present budget on July 7
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 28. The Pondicherry Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, who is also in charge of the Finance portfolio, will present the budget for 2004-05 in the Assembly at 10 a.m. on July 7. An official communication today said the budget ...

Health services thrown out of gear in general hospital
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 28. Health services at the Government General (Headquarters) Hospital here were thrown out of gear today as employees went on `mass casual leave' in response to a call given by their union. The employees squatted opposite the ...

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    Punjab
    A herculean task for Mulayam
    LUCKNOW, JUNE 28. For several Ministers in Uttar Pradesh, It could well turn out to be their last Cabinet meeting scheduled this week, as Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav has to downsize his ministry by July 7. After completion of Rajya ...

    Amarinder meddling in SGPC poll: Badal
    CHANDIGARH, JUNE 28.Alleging that Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had ``plunged the State into a grave constitutional crisis on the SGPC election issue,'' Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Parkash Singh Badal has demanded his resignation. ...

    Rajasthan
    Rajasthan resolves to protect its share of water
    JAIPUR, JUNE 28.An all-party meeting presided over by the Rajasthan Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje, today resolved to stand unitedly to protect the State's share in the inter-State river water treaties. Convened in the wake of a ...

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  • Before gods go to sleep, Raje does house-warming

    Uttar Pradesh
    RLD demands three States in U.P.
    LUCKNOW, JUNE 28. Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) today reiterated its demand for the creation of smaller States within Uttar Pradesh for its all-round development. The RLD president, Ajit Singh, told media persons here that the party in a meeting ...

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  • Youth thrown out of running train
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    Uttaranchal
    All Ministers resign
    DEHRA DUN, JUNE 28. All Ministers of Uttaranchal, except the Minister of State for Industrial Development, Kishore Upadhyay, resigned today to pave the way for a smooth downsizing and restructuring of the Cabinet as required under the recent ...



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