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Thursday, November 27, 2003
Transporters threaten to stop trucks to Assam
PATNA, NOV. 26.Bihar transporters, who have stopped sending trucks to Assam in view of the ethnic violence, today threatened to stall movement of vehicles from other States to Assam and other north-eastern states through their State. The Bihar ...
Foresters, police officers at loggerheads with IAS
SHIMLA, NOV. 26 .The Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFS) officers in Himachal Pradesh are planning a joint strategy against what they call "the powerful IAS lobby" over delay in their promotions. There is widespread ...
Campaigning reaches feverish pitch
BHOPAL, NOV. 26. With D-day approaching for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, electioneering has reached a feverish pitch in the State as the two main political parties--the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress--are gunning for each other ...
Tussle for Red Fort ends
NEW DELHI, NOV. 26.The Army has decided to formally hand over the historic Red Fort complex here to the Union Ministry of Culture and Tourism at a ceremonial function on December 22. The tussle for the Fort has been going on for a while and ...
EC identifies 12 counting centres
NEW DELHI, NOV. 26.The Election Commission has identified a dozen centres, one less than in 1998, where counting of votes polled for the Delhi Assembly elections on December 1 would be taken up. According to the Chief Electoral Officer for Delhi, ...
CBI raids to trace Madhumani
NEW DELHI, NOV. 26. After securing a non-bailable warrant against Madhumani Tripathi, the CBI today conducted raids at various places in Uttar Pradesh and Uttranchal to track her down even as a senior IPS officer of the rank of Inspector General ...
Campaigning low-key in Delhi
NEW DELHI, NOV. 26. With just three days for the campaigning to the Delhi Assembly elections to end, most voters say that they have not been approached by any party. However, most candidates, including the Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, ...
`No stay on lease of sugar mills'
LUCKNOW, NOV. 26.The Uttar Pradesh government today clarified that the Allahabad High Court had not stayed the process of leasing out 24 State sugar mills even as the last date for submission of tenders for the same expired this evening. The ...
Foreign debt scenario serious: Govindacharaya
VARANASI, NOV. 26.The former BJP ideologue and noted `Swadeshi' thinker, K.N. Govindacharya, today said external interference in the country's polity could aggravate the matters if India did not control its ever burgeoning foreign debt. ...
Vajpayee promises a woman CM for Chhattisgarh
JAGDALPUR (CHHATTISGARH), NOV. 26.The Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, today hinted at the possibility of Chhattisgarh having its first woman Chief Minister if the Bharatiya Janata Party comes to power in the State after the upcoming ...
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