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VHP willing to give three months' time to Govt.
NEW DELHI, MARCH 4. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) was today desperately trying to get the Government to give it a face-saving formula by allowing it to carry out a ``symbolic puja'' of carved stones at the `shilanyas' site in Ayodhya on March ...
Air Marshal's plane hit by Pak. fire
NEW DELHI, MARCH. 4. Pakistani forces opened fire and hit an Air Force AN-32 transport aircraft carrying V.K. Bhatia, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Air Command, in the Kargil sector in the last week of February as he was inspecting ...
Opposition accuses Gujarat Govt. of 'abject failure'
NEW DELHI, MARCH 4. Putting up a united front, prominent Opposition leaders today asked the Gujarat Government to curb violence in the State and called upon the Centre to fulfil its bounden duty of providing protection to the people there. ...
Stray incidents in Gujarat
AHMEDABAD, MARCH 4. At least seven persons were killed in stabbing incidents and group clashes in different parts of riot-torn Gujarat today even as the official toll in the past five days' violence went up to 523. At least two persons were ...
Dismissal of Modi Govt. sought
NEW DELHI, MARCH 4. As many as two dozen Muslim organisations have demanded the dismissal of the Narendra Modi Government in Gujarat and handing over of riot-affected areas in the State to the Army. They have demanded stringent action against ...
Parliament tributes to Balayogi
NEW DELHI, MARCH 4. Both Houses of Parliament today paid rich tributes to the Lok Sabha Speaker, G.M.C. Balayogi, who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday. As a mark of respect to the departed leader, both Houses observed silence and adjourned ...
All set for repoll in U.P.
PRATAPGARH, MARCH 4. Elaborate security arrangements had been made for tomorrow's re- election in 68 polling stations of Behar Assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh, election authorities said here today. The repoll was ordered following ...
CBSE exams deferred
NEW DELHI, MARCH 4. The Central Board of Secondary Education today decided to postpone the examinations for Class 10 and 12 to be held on March 5, 6 and 7 in Aligarh and Gujarat in view of the tension in some parts of the country.The examinations ...
Kar sevaks take out march
AYODHYA, MARCH 4. Defying prohibitory orders, about 100 kar sevaks, mostly women and children, took out a symbolic march here today. The kar sevaks, assembled in the temple city, took out the march this morning from Karsevakpuram, a camp set ...
Infiltrators killed
KISHANGANJ (BIHAR), MARCH 4. Three Bangladeshi infiltrators were killed by the Border Security Force last night, official sources said today.The BSF personnel opened fire when the infiltrators attempted to sneak into India, sources in the 67 ...
New Judge for SC
NEW DELHI, MARCH 4. The President has appointed the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court, Devdatta Madhav Dharmadhikari, as a Judge of the Supreme Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.

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