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Saturday, March 02, 2002
Jammu & Kashmir
Farooq seeks independent probe into violence
Both the Houses of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislature today strongly condemned the past two days' violent incidents in Gujarat and, amid uproarious scenes in the Assembly, the Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah, called for an independent inquiry. He ...
Maharashtra bandh marked by stray incidents
The bandh called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and backed by the Shiv Sena-BJP to protest against the attack on the train passengers at Godhra was total and peaceful in Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra. The Deputy Chief Minister, Chhagan ...
A Day full of fear and anxiety
NEW DELHI, MARCH 1. Widespread fear of violence prompted closure of most shops in the Capital which witnessed sporadic incidents of stone-throwing and damage to property during the bandh called by Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the local unit of BJP ...
Partial response in Orissa
The day-long bandh called by the VHP and the Bajrang Dal, to protest against the attack on the Sabarmati Express at Godhra in Gujarat, evoked a partial response in Orissa today. Barring some incidents of `rail rokos' and road blocks, the bandh ...
One killed in police firing in Simalwada
A 16-year-old youth was killed in police firing in Simalwada in Dungarpur district of Rajasthan today during the VHP-sponsored bandh against the attack on Sabarmati Express in neighbouring Gujarat. An indefinite curfew was clamped in the ...
Poor response in West Bengal
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad-sponsored nationwide bandh today evoked hardly any response in West Bengal even though there were reports of bandh supporters trying to disrupt normal life in the city and elsewhere in the State. The Chief Minister, ...
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