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Supreme Court admits Gujarat's appeal in Best Bakery case
NEW DELHI, MARCH 12.The Supreme Court today admitted an appeal filed by the Gujarat Government challenging a High Court order acquitting all the 21 accused in the "Best Bakery case" in which they were accused of burning alive 14 persons during ...

List will throw up surprises, says Congress chief
GANDHINAGAR, MARCH 12. The Gujarat Congress president, B.K. Gadhvi, has expressed the confidence that his party would be able to win between 15-20 of the 26 Lok Sabha seats in the State. Speaking to The Hindu before leaving for Delhi to ...

Himachal Pradesh
Hectic activity in Congress camps
SHIMLA, MARCH 12.The Irrigation and Public Health Minister, Kaul Singh Thakur, has clarified that the State unit would strictly abide by the decision of the Congress High Command on candidate for the Rajya Sabha seat. Denying a rumour ...

Jammu & Kashmir
J&K Council chairman justifies decision on Bill
JAMMU, MARCH 12. A day after he adjourned the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council sine die while keeping the controversial Permanent Resident (Disqualification) Bill 2004 pending for the next session, the Chairman, Abdul Rashid Dar, ...

Sonia to attend Cong.-JMM talks
RANCHI, MARCH 12.The final round of talks between the Congress and the JMM to resolve differences over seat-sharing in Rajmahal and Koderma Lok Sabha constituencies have been put off for tomorrow. The Congress chief, Sonia Gandhi, would be ...

Madhya Pradesh
M.P. Congress has new team
BHOPAL, MARCH 12.The Madhya Pradesh Congress president, Subhash Yadav, today declared the new team of the PCC office-bearers comprising 15 vice-chairmen, 16 general secretaries, 22 secretaries, 30 members and 11 special invitees along ...

BJP, Sena MLAs not to resign
MUMBAI, MARCH 12. The leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena today announced that their legislators would not resign from the Maharashtra Assembly as declared earlier to press for dissolution of the House and holding of the ...

Drive against unauthorised banners, cut-outs
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 12. Though the authorities have issued strict instructions to political parties and that there should be no pasting of posters, erection of cut-outs, banners and other publicity materials on private and public buildings, there ...

Traders express concern at delay in repairs to drainage
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 12. Most of the shop owners and merchants on Mission street are up in arms against the PWD for the delay in completion of the work taken up by the department to replace underground drainage pipelines between the Kalatheeswarar ...

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    Uttar Pradesh
    BJP will never get majority, says Arjun Singh
    LUCKNOW, MARCH 12.The Congress Working Committee member and senior party leader, Arjun Singh, today said that the Bharatiya Janata Party would never be able to win a majority of seats in the Lok Sabha elections. "And cobbling a majority ...

    Cong. meeting disrupts exams
    LUCKNOW, MARCH 12.Teachers at a local college today lodged a complaint with the chief electoral officer for the violation of the Election Commission's directive, during an election meeting of Congress leader Arjun Singh, banning loudspeaker near ...

    WTO assures technical assistance
    NEW DELHI, MARCH 12.Lauding the steps taken by the Uttaranchal Government in promotion of tourism in the State, the World Tourism Organisation (WTO) has assured the hill State to support and further its tourism-related activities. Uttaranchal, ...

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