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150 killed in Iraq serial blasts
MANAMA, MARCH 2.A series of explosions tore through crowds of Shia worshippers in Baghdad and the holy city of Karbala this morning, killing 150 people and injuring hundreds more. At least four explosions rocked Karbala, where around a million ...
Surveys hold out hope for the Congress
NEW DELHI, MARCH 2. If the Congress has not allowed itself to be knocked off its feet by the Bharatiya Janata Party's high-decibel election noises, this is because its strategy appears to be based on professional "inputs." Chastened by the ...
Advani's road show from March 10
NEW DELHI, MARCH 2.The Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, is all set to hit the road for a countrywide election campaign beginning March 10. In two phases over 33 days, he plans to cover about 8,000 km in a bus that will take him to 121 Lok ...
Model code bar on Mufti
JAMMU, MARCH 2.The Election Commission has turned down the request of the Jammu and Kashmir Government for permitting the Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, to inaugurate the Gulmarg winter games on Wednesday. The State electoral office ...
EC objects to Goa advertisement
PANAJI, MARCH 2. A day after promising to adhere to the electoral code of conduct, the Goa Government today found itself in a fix with the election office here taking serious note of an advertisement in a daily newspaper highlighting the Parrikar ...
37 killed in Quetta
ISLAMABAD, MARCH 2.At least 37 persons were killed and more than 150 wounded in a sectarian attack on a Muharram procession in Quetta, capital of Baluchistan today. The attack was so deadly that till the filing of this report around mid-night ...
Alvi expelled from BSP
NEW DELHI, MARCH 2.The leader of the BSP Parliamentary Party in the dissolved Lok Sabha, Rashid Alvi, was today expelled from the party after he accused the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati, of working under the "influence and pressure" ...
35 held in Srinagar
SRINAGAR, MARCH 2. The police today used force to disperse a Muharram procession in Srinagar and arrested 35 persons, including the vice-president of the JKLF, Javed Mir, for violating prohibitory orders. A group led by Aga Syed Ahmed of the ...
NEW DELHI, MARCH 2.Several examinations conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants have been postponed in view of the Lok Sabha elections. They were to be held between May 3 and 12. The revised dates will be announced shortly. ...
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