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Saturday, November 02, 2002
Samajwadi Party stakes claim to form Govt. in U.P.
LUCKNOW, NOV. 1. The Samajwadi Party today demanded the dismissal of the Uttar Pradesh Government led by Mayawati on the ground that she had lost majority in the State Assembly. The party simultaneously staked its claim to form an alternative ...
BJP rebels warned of disqualification
NEW DELHI, NOV. 1. The Bharatiya Janata Party today threatened to use the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution (the anti-defection law) as a weapon of last resort against its rebellious MLAs in Uttar Pradesh and prevent the tottering Mayawati ...
Remove `communal hoardings', EC tells Gujarat
NEW DELHI, NOV. 1. In a strong indictment of the Narendra Modi Government in Gujarat, the Election Commission today directed the removal forthwith of all hoardings and posters displayed in the State "on communal lines". According to Commission ...
`Trust' needed for talks : PM
NEW DELHI, NOV. 1. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today made it known to the international community, which had been urging India to "talk'' to Pakistan, that this was possible only in an atmosphere of trust, something which had been ...
SC specifies quantum of Cauvery water release to T.N.
NEW DELHI, NOV. 1. Even as the Supreme Court deferred its decision on the two contempt petitions filed against the Karnataka Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, it directed Karnataka to release 9,000 cusecs of water daily to Mettur in Tamil Nadu from ...
Developing countries score a point at climate meet
NEW DELHI, NOV. 1. Putting aside their internal differences, the developing world today succeeded in resisting the intense pressures from the developed countries to also take up some commitments to solve the problem of climate change. The ...
Pak. remains suspended
LONDON, NOV. 1.Pakistan will remain suspended from the Commonwealth until the latter is satisfied that democracy has been fully restored there, the Commonwealth Secretary-General, Don McKinnon, announced here this evening. The decision was ...
Pande, new Cabinet Secy.
NEW DELHI, NOV. 1. Kamal Pande today took over as new Cabinet Secretary. He succeeds T. R. Prasad. A 1965 batch IAS officer, the 59-year-old Pande, was the Home Secretary till October 15, when he became Officer on Special Duty in the Cabinet ...
Pak. to free fishermen
ISLAMABAD, NOV. 1. Pakistan has decided to release 216 Indian fishermen detained for entering its territorial waters along with their vessels. According to the Pakistan Fishermen's Cooperative Society, the Government issued a release order and ...
Pact with Tigers
NAKHON PATHOM (THAILAND), NOV. 1. Making a significant breakthrough in their peace talks today, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and Sri Lankan Government agreed on a framework to seek millions of dollars of foreign aid to rebuild the country ...
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