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Saturday, July 13, 2002
Puri rath yatra peaceful
BHUBANESWAR, JULY 12.The Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in the temple town of Puri was incident-free, but for the death of a 30-year-old man who fell from the temple while trying to have a glimpse of the yatra. More than eight lakh devotees ...
BJP, Cong. dilemma over Vaiko arrest
NEW DELHI, JULY 12. The dilemma before the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress is that while one was the author of the Prevention of Terrorism Act but has described the MDMK leader, Vaiko's arrest under it as ``undesirable and unjustified'', ...
POTA must not be used against opponents, say jurists
NEW DELHI, JULY 12. Eminent jurists such as F.S. Nariman are of the opinion that the arrest of the MDMK leader and MP, Vaiko, is nothing but "misuse" of the provisions of the Prevention of Terrorism Act. POTA is meant to curb terrorism and ...
'De-recognition of parties EC's sole preserve'
NEW DELHI, JULY 12. The Election Commission, while declining to comment on the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa's statement in Chennai that she would seek a ban on the MDMK party, said "recognition or de-recognition of political parties is ...
'Pak. continuing support to militancy in J&K'
NEW DELHI, JULY 12. Despite "reiterated pledges,'' the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, is ``yet to take'' any decisive action to contain the Pakistan-based extremists responsible for violence in Kashmir, the Brussels-based International ...
Down memory lane
NEW DELHI, JULY 12.But for the settings, the telling evidence of the passage of time, and the blossoming of an idea that was sown 25 years ago, very little was different today when the President, K. R. Narayanan, played host to the launch of The ...
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