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Tuesday, August 06, 2002
PM cancels all allotments made after Jan. 2000
NEW DELHI, AUG. 5.As the petrol pump scandal blew up in the face of the Bharatiya Janata Party, with both the Houses of Parliament being adjourned within the first hour today, the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, ordered the cancellation of ...
No plan to quit, says Ram Naik
NEW DELHI, AUG. 5. The Petroleum Minister, Ram Naik today rejected demands for his resignation, even while giving an assurance there will be no ``discontinuance'' in supplies of petroleum products like petrol, diesel, kerosene and LPG though over ...
Sonia, Cong. CMs meet PM on drought relief
NEW DELHI, AUG. 5.A Congress delegation, led by the party president, Sonia Gandhi, today met the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, on drought relief, and according to the Union Agriculture Minister, Ajit Singh, the meeting was held in a ...
Hurriyat's yes for talks, no to elections
NEW DELHI, AUG. 5.The Hurriyat Conference today said it had ``no problems'' in holding talks with the Kashmir Committee headed by the former Law Minister, Ram Jethmalani, even as it ruled out participation in the forthcoming Assembly polls in ...
Haryana IG spotted at party?
NEW DELHI, AUG. 5.While the Delhi police are in "hot pursuit'' of R. K. Sharma, prime accused in the murder of the Indian Express correspondent, Shivani Bhatnagar, he was allegedly spotted at a party attended by several VVIPs and ...
SC stays HC ban on gutka
NEW DELHI, AUG. 5. The Supreme Court today stayed a controversial order of the Allahabad High Court which had banned the sale and manufacture of pan masala and gutka in Uttar Pradesh terming the product as carcinogenic. A Bench comprising ...
Actress fails to appear
MUMBAI, AUG. 5. The former film actress, Parveen Babi, who claimed to have gathered evidence on involvement of actor Sanjay Dutt in the 1993 bomb blast case, today failed to depose in a designated court set up under TADA (P) Act. Taking a ...
SC notices on Ayodhya case
NEW DELHI, AUG. 5. The Supreme Court today impleaded the Centre, the Governments of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, the VHP, the All India Babri Masjid Action Committee and the Muslim Personal Law Board in a petition seeking Army deployment at the ...
Pak. school attacked
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 5. Suspected Islamic militants struck yet again in Pakistan by gunning down six persons at a Christian Missionary school near the hill resort of Murree today even as the U.S. closed down its Consulate in Karachi for an indefinite ...
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