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Tuesday, July 23, 2002
Opposition demands President's rule in Gujarat
NEW DELHI, JULY 22. The Gujarat Assembly dissolution rocked Parliament today as a united Opposition displayed its ire and demanded that the Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, be dismissed and that the State be brought under President's rule. Both ...
Elections not a priority now, says Cong.
NEW DELHI, JULY 22. The Congress today urged the Election Commission to defer the elections to the Gujarat Assembly till peace and confidence were restored, and not to give in to the Bharatiya Janata Party's "fallacious'' interpretation of ...
Musharraf to skip Indian skies
ISLAMABAD, JULY 22.Pakistan today accused India of being ``intransigent'' even as the world community is making efforts towards de-escalation of tensions in the region and announced that the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, would not fly ...
Drought looms large over northwest
NEW DELHI, JULY 22.The National Democratic Alliance Government is faced with one its toughest challenges yet the drought situation in the crucial north-western agricultural States of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, western Uttar Pradesh and ...
Amnesty denied visa
NEW DELHI, JULY 22. An Amnesty International team has been denied visas to India because it wanted to go to Gujarat to investigate the massacres and other human rights violations and to monitor the progress made in bringing their perpetrators to ...
Rly. issue for Cabinet
NEW DELHI, JULY 22. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today announced that the Union Cabinet would consider the Eastern Railway bifurcation issue at its next ...
Files for bankruptcy
NEW YORK, JULY 22.The WorldCom Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection, almost four weeks after the telecommunications giant disclosed nearly $4 billions in deceptive accounting. Fuelled by fears about struggling American markets and the ...
U.S. eases travel curbs
NEW DELHI, JULY 22.Acknowledging the easing of military tensions in the subcontinent, the United States today further relaxed the restrictions on American citizens travelling to India. In a statement, the American Embassy notified that all U.S. ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 22.The Supreme Court today adjourned to July 29 further hearing in the suit filed by the Tamil Nadu Government in September last for a direction to Karnataka to release Cauvery water to the State as per the directions of the ...
Blast in CRPF camp
SRINAGAR, JULY 22. Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants today triggered an improvised explosive device planted underneath a car inside a CRPF camp here today, injuring a security forces personnel.
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