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Wednesday, April 03, 2002
Modi must go: Opposition
NEW DELHI, APRIL 2. The Opposition parties today seized the opportunity provided by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) report on Gujarat, to demand the resignation of Narendra Modi as the Chief Minister. Both the Congress and the Left ...
Curfew in Anjar
AHMEDABAD, APRIL 2. Police have claimed that they have detected "ISI hand'' behind the disturbances in Anjar as the earthquake-ravaged border district of Kutch was hit by violence for the first time today since the disturbances began in other ...
Support price for wheat, oilseeds hiked
NEW DELHI, APRIL 2. The Centre today hiked the minimum support price (MSP) of rabi wheat by 1.6 per cent to Rs. 620 a quintal ignoring the recommendation of the Commission for Agriculture Costs and Prices (CACP) backed by the Ministry of ...
Proceedings against NHRC stayed
NEW DELHI, APRIL 2. The Supreme Court today stayed till further orders the proceedings in a public interest litigation petition pending before the Gujarat High Court, challenging the jurisdiction of the National Human Rights Commission to probe ...
Farooq condemns attack on Lone
JAMMU, APRIL 2.Strongly deploring the manhandling of the Hurriyat leader, Abdul Gani Lone, by a Shiv Sena leader, the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah, today said such attacks embarrassed India and they should be condemned in ...
`A sentimental reaction'
NEW DELHI, APRIL 2.The Jammu and Kashmir Shiv Sena chief, Kalki Maharaj, today justified his attack on the senior Hurriyat leader, Abdul Gani Lone, on Monday. Addressing a press conference, organised at short notice, Mr. Maharaj said the ...
`Pak. action on list of 20 will be a litmus test'
NEW DELHI, APRIL 2. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, only repeated himself in the interview to The Hindu and taken "extreme positions" on several aspects, highly placed Government sources said . The sources said that India ...
President's nod for POTA
NEW DELHI, APRIL 2. The President has given his assent to the controversial Prevention of Terrorism Bill, 2002, which was passed on March 26 during the joint session of Parliament. This is the third Act passed in a joint session since the ...
NEW DELHI, APRIL 2.The Bharat Aluminium Company (Balco management) has effected an en-mass transfer of its employees in Delhi and other metros, virtually withdrawing its earlier offer of a Voluntary Retirement Scheme, even as the unions threatned ...
Bakht, Kerala Governor
NEW DELHI, APRIL 2. Sikander Bakht, senior BJP leader and former Union Minister, was today appointed Governor of Kerala. Mr. Bakht, a prominent Muslim face of the BJP for a number of years, did not find a place in the party's Rajya Sabha ...
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