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Chautala in Muscat
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 15.Even though the political players in Haryana have virtually launched their election campaigns for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on May 10, the Haryana Chief Minister and Indian National Lok Dal supremo, Om Prakash ...

Himachal Pradesh
BJP submits chargesheet against Virbhadra Government
SHIMLA, MARCH 5. Even as the State Congress was preparing to celebrate the completion of its first year in the office today, prominent BJP leaders of the State-- led by the former Union Minister, Shanta Kumar, and the former Chief Minister, Prem ...

CM denies allegations
SHIMLA, MARCH.5.The Himachal Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh, has denied all the allegations levelled against his Government by the BJP in a charge sheet that was submitted to the State Governor this morning. He was addressing a press conference ...

Madhya Pradesh
Vote-on-Account passed amid din
BHOPAL, MARCH 5.The Madhya Pradesh Assembly session which began on February 23 came to an end today with the House passing the Vote-on-Account and rushing through the final day's listed business in the midst of noise and fury. The din was ...

Salman exempted from personal appearance
MUMBAI, MARCH 5.A local court today exempted actor Salman Khan from appearance in a hit-and-run case and deferred the matter to March 25 as the Maharashtra Government has filed an appeal against the order of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate ...

Mahila Congress threatens agitation
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 5. Volunteers of the Mahila Congress (women's wing of the Congress) here will launch a series of agitations if the All-India Congress Committee did not allow the party to field its candidate in the Pondicherry Lok Sabha ...

Lalitha Kumaramangalam recommended for BJP seat
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 5.The Pondicherry BJP committee president, R. Kesavalu, has said here that the party high command would officially announce the name of the candidate for the lone Lok Sabha seat in Pondicherry. The party's local unit however, ...

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    Badal wants EC to probe liquor vend auctions
    CHANDIGARH, MARCH 5. The Shiromani Akali Dal president, Parkash Singh Badal, today demanded a high- level independent probe into the controversial multi-crore auction of liquor vends in the State. Seeking an immediate cancellation, he said the ...

    High Court notice to Govt. on appointments
    CHANDIGARH, MARCH 4.The Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued notices to the Punjab Home Secretary Sanjit Kumar Sinha, Punjab Police Chief A A Siddiqui and Secretary Sports D S Bains and directed the Punjab government to seal the entire ...

    New PSC chief
    CHANDIGARH, MARCH 5.T.S. Shergill and Mai Roop Kaur Bagrian were today sworn in as Chairman and Member, respectively of the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) by the State Governor, Justice O.P. Verma. At a simple ceremony held in the ...

    EC to probe alleged rigging
    MOGA, MARCH 5.The Election Commission has taken up for scrutiny records pertaining to the Moga constituency in Punjab following allegations of rigging during the February 2002 Assembly elections by defeated Congress candidate Sathi Vijay Kumar. ...

    Award for two Rajasthan schools
    JAIPUR, MARCH 5.The Central Government's Department of Information Technology has selected two schools of Rajasthan for the State-level computer literacy prize for 2003. The schools were chosen from among the Government and private educational ...

    Uttar Pradesh
    SP decides to contest 250 Lok Sabha seats
    LUCKNOW, MARCH 5. The Samajwadi Party today announced plans to contest nearly 250 seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The party would field its candidates in 17 States, including Uttar Pradesh, from where 70 nominees would be in the ...

    Hi-tech `Holika Dahan' to check pollution
    LUCKNOW, MARCH 5. Hazards of pollution and deforestation have driven a group of enterprising samaritans in the Uttar Pradesh capital to devise a unique way of observing the ritual of `Holika Dahan' tomorrow on the eve of Holi. The Samar Vihar ...

    Kumaon leader joins BJP
    DEHRA DUN, MARCH. 5.The Bharatiya Janata Party had something to rejoice as the former Congress MLC, Navin Chandra Tiwari, popularly known as ``Chhota Tiwari'' of Kumaon, joined the saffron party along with a large number of followers ...

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