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Thursday, August 15, 2002
Eradicate communal, divisive clashes, says President
NEW DELHI, AUG. 14.India needs a "second vision" aimed at alleviating poverty, illiteracy and unemployment to place it in the category of developed nations, but this would not be possible unless communal and other divisive clashes are eradicated ...
Let's bring back Kamaraj rule, says Sonia
MADURAI, AUG. 14. Marking a new phase in Tamil Nadu politics, the Tamil Maanila Congress rejoined the parent Congress at a huge rally here even as the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, appointed its president, G.K.Vasan, as a new AICC ...
'We will go it alone'
CHENNAI, AUG. 14.``It is our goal and aim to fight it alone in the State minus the Dravidian parties,'' the AICC president, Sonia Gandhi, said today. Talking to reporters at the Chennai airport on her return from Madurai where she presided over ...
J&K elections farcical: Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, AUG.14.The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, today upped the ante on Kashmir by describing the scheduled elections in Jammu and Kashmir in September/October as "farcical" and said there could never be peace in South Asia without ...
We will counter Pak. designs: New Delhi
NEW DELHI, AUG. 14.India today used strong words to condemn the Pakistan President, Gen. Pervez Musharraf's comments on the Jammu and Kashmir elections made during the course of his speech on Pakistan's Independence Day. New Delhi regretted that ...
Ashok Chakra for Subedar
NEW DELHI, AUG. 14.Subedar Surinder Singh of the 3 Sikh Regiment, was today posthumously decorated with the Ashok Chakra, the highest peacetime gallantary award for single-handedly killing four Pakistani mercenaries in a fierce encounter near the ...
Clash in U.P. House
LUCKNOW, AUG. 14.The Samajwadi Party (SP) members and security personnel exchanged blows in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly today, but intervention by senior leaders prevented the situation from slipping out of control. SP tempers rose over the ...
CHANDIGARH, AUG.14. The suspended Chairman of the Punjab Public Service Commission, Ravinder Pal Singh Sidhu, who was allegedly involved in the ``cash-for-job'' scam has resigned from the post stating that he wanted ``to maintain the dignity of ...
Tight security for I-Day
NEW DELHI, AUG. 14. With terrorist threats looming large, an intense security blanket has been thrown across the country for tomorrow's Independence Day celebrations, particularly in Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi, where Prime Minister, Atal Behari ...
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