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    India-E.U. partnership will set the stage for closer ties
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. The signing of a document on a strategic partnership between India and the European Union next week will "mark the culmination of a journey of cooperation [between us] which began a few years ago," the Foreign Secretary, Shyam ...

    Left parties unhappy with fuel price hike
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. The Left parties today strongly opposed the Government's decision to increase prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas and demanded that the move be reconsidered. While the Communist Party of India (Marxist) directed all its ...

    BJP plans agitation
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. The Bharatiya Janata Party will launch an agitation against the hike in the prices of petroleum products. Details of the agitation will be finalised at the office-bearers' meeting on November 10 after the party president, L.K. ...

    Unions to launch `resistance movement'
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. The Central trade unions have condemned the steep hike in the prices of petroleum products, including cooking gas. The All-India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) and other trade unions will meet shortly to launch a `resistance' ...

    Rs. 1 lakh stolen from Jyoti Basu's account
    KOLKATA, NOV. 5. Senior CPI(M) leader, Jyoti Basu's personal identification number for use in the automatic teller machine of State Bank of India (SBI) has been cracked and Rs. 1,00,500 withdrawn by some persons. Three persons were arrested on ...

    Terrorism, still the primary security concern: report
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. Terrorism continues to be India's primary and most immediate security concern, according to the annual report of the Defence Ministry for 2003-2004 released here today. The principal threat to peace and stability in the ...

    U.N. Council unrepresentative, says Sonia
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. Making out a strong case for India's inclusion in the United Nations Security Council as a permanent member, the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, said today that the Council, as it stood now, was not just "unrepresentative, it ...

    Draft Communal Harmony Bill sent to Law Ministry
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. The Home Ministry has sent a draft of the proposed ``Communal Harmony Bill'' to the Law Ministry for vetting. Disclosing this here today, the Union Home Minister, Shivraj Patil, said that after the Law Ministry gave its ...

    Cracks widening in BJP?
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. Four separate events jolted the Bharatiya Janata Party today and sent out the message loud and clear that all was not well with the BJP or with the Sangh Parivar. One: last night, the former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, ...

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