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Thursday, April 18, 2002
Parliament time running out as impasse continues
NEW DELHI, APRIL 17.The impasse in Parliament over the Gujarat issue continued for the third consecutive day today, with both the Houses being adjourned without transacting any official business. The Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha, P.M. ...
Modi must go: People's Front
NEW DELHI, APRIL 17.The People's Front today took its `oust Modi' campaign to the streets organising a protest march to Jantar Mantar here, even as parties constituting the Front continued the protest in Parliament. The Front leaders said their ...
BJP gets tough with allies
NEW DELHI, APRIL 17.The Bharatiya Janata Party has sent across a tough message to its allies fall in line or face the consequences. At a meeting of the parliamentary floor managers of the National Democratic Alliance parties here ...
The die is cast in U.P.
NEW DELHI, APRIL 17.The broad outlines of a formula for power-sharing between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar Pradesh seem to have already been worked out and the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, has called a ...
Gujarat Cabinet not for dissolution now
GANDHINAGAR, APRIL 17. The Gujarat Cabinet, headed by the Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, today indicated that there would not be immediate dissolution of the Assembly paving the way for fresh election as recommended by the BJP national executive ...
Gujarat needs a change of guard: Jayalalithaa
CHENNAI, APRIL 17. Breaking her silence on the Gujarat impasse, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa said today, ``it will be good'' if the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, stepped down. Urging the BJP and the Central Government to ...
Not disappointed: PM
NEW DELHI, APRIL 17.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today brushed aside the demand of the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, that the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, be replaced and said he was not disappointed by her ...
JAMMU, APRIL 17.Thousands of people today took out a procession in Rafiabad area of Baramullah district to protest the killing of five civilians allegedly by pro-government Ikhwan militants late on Tuesday. A band of Ikhwan militants entered ...
Pak. judge resigns
ISLAMABAD, APRIL 17. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf's move to hold a Presidential referendum on April 30 suffered a setback today with a judge of the Baluchistan High Court resigning from office, accusing the Government of pressuring ...
Goa polls on May 30
NEW DELHI, APRIL 17. This was announced by the Deputy Election Commissioner, A.N. Jha, after the Election Commission decided the date at a meeting here today. The Goa Assembly has a strength of 40. The Commission also decided to hold ...
Powell-Arafat meet fails
DOHA, APRIL 17.The meeting between the United States Secretary of State, Colin Powell, and the Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, today was a ``catastrophe,'' the Palestinian Information Minister, Yasser Abed Rabbo, said, quoted by Al-Jazeera TV. ...
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