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U.S. pressure on Pak. not working: Vajpayee
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 26.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today came pretty close to conceding that the U.S. pressure on Pakistan to abandon support to terrorism did not seem to be working. Eventually India would have to fight its own war ...
War still an option, says I.D. Swami
SRINAGAR, SEPT. 26. The temple siege was the result of "sheer desperation and frustration" on the part of militants and Pakistan as elections were going smooth in Jammu and Kashmir and normality had returned to Gujarat, the Union Minister of ...
Mixed response to bandh call
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 26. The nation-wide bandh called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Shiv Sena today to protest Tuesday's terrorist attack on the Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar evoked mixed response, and, was, by and large peaceful except for ...
'Clue points to Pak. Nationality'
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 26. Unlike in the terrorist attack on Parliament House on December 13 last, the `fidayeen' (suicide squad) which entered the Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar on Tuesday carried no mobile telephones, and this may make the task of ...
France not for unilateral action against Iraq
PARIS, SEPT. 26. France today rejected — in clear, unambiguous terms — the idea of unilateral action against Iraq and called for keeping the United Nations in the picture. The stand of France was elaborated by its Foreign Minister, ...
No increase in MSP for paddy
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 26. Brushing aside demands for an increase in the minimum support price for paddy for the kharif season 2002-03, the Union Cabinet today decided to retain it at last year's level as recommended by the Commission for Agricultural ...
Punjab CM courts arrest
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 26.The Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh, his Cabinet colleagues and the Congress MLAs and MPs today staged a `dharna' and courted arrest in front of the Prime Minister's residence here, protesting the delay in the ...
SC reserves judgment
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 26. The Supreme Court today reserved judgment in the appeals in the two "TANSI land deal cases" in which the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, and others were acquitted of all charges by the Madras High Court in December ...
ULFA leader sentenced
DHAKA, SEPT. 26.A court here on Tuesday sentenced Anup Chetia, general secretary of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), and two of his accomplishes to seven years rigorous imprisonment. The ULFA general secretary, arrested with his ...
14 injured in grenade blast
SRINAGAR, SEPT. 26.At least 14 people, including two Army personnel, were injured today when militants lobbed a grenade at a security vehicle in Pulwama district town of south Kashmir which goes to polls in the third phase of Assembly elections ...
Runway blocked
BHUBANESWAR, SEPT. 26.The Delhi-Bhubaneswar Indian Airlines flight could not land at the Biju Patnaik airport here this afternoon as the runway was blocked by a Government aircraft, IA sources said. The IA flight No IC-877, which was diverted ...

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