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Removal of Governors a right decision: Patil
NEW DELHI. JULY 12. The United Progressive Alliance Government today defended its decision to remove the Governors in four States, saying it was "constitutionally right and legally correct." Replying to a short duration discussion in the Lok ...
Pundir murder investigation exposes protection racket
SRINAGAR, JULY 12. For the past several months, Indian taxpayers may have been subsidising the activities of the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen in Jammu and Kashmir. Investigations into last month's murder of the Indian Railways Construction Company ...
Larger Bench to decide Kuldip Nayar's plea
NEW DELHI, JULY 12. The Supreme Court today directed that the writ petitions filed by the former Rajya Sabha MP, Kuldip Nayar and Inder Jit, another former MP, challenging amendments made to the Representation of the People Act, dispensing with ...
Punjab terminates river water accord
CHANDIGARH, JULY 12. A history of sorts was created, when the Punjab Assembly, through a Bill, terminated the agreement signed by the Chief Ministers of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan on December 31, 1981, for sharing of waters of the Sutlej, Beas ...
Students go on the rampage after girl's death
PATNA, JULY 12. Students went on the rampage today after the death of a Class X girl on Saturday last in Sasaram, district headquarters of Rohtas, following alleged inhuman punishment by the school authorities 10 days ago. The girl, Ruchi ...
BITS allowed normal admission procedure
NEW DELHI, JULY 12.The Supreme Court today allowed the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) to admit students from across the country for various disciplines in engineering for 2004-2005 as per its procedure of normalisation of total ...
Chidambaram may revisit transaction tax rates
NEW DELHI, JULY 12.The Union Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram, today indicated that he was willing to look at the contentious issue of transaction tax on securities, but only in terms of the percentage of tax proposed as the tax by itself was a ...
Left parties oppose hike in FDI cap
NEW DELHI, JULY 12.The four Left Parties today decided to oppose the move to increase the share of foreign capital in the telecom, insurance and aviation sectors and asked the Government to reconsider the proposal. They also decided to conduct ...
A decisive victory, says Chandrika
COLOMBO, JULY 12. The Sri Lankan President, Chandrika Kumaratunga, today described the "decisive victory" of the United People's Freedom Alliance at the provincial council elections held on July 10 as "a clear endorsement" of her Government's ...
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