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Cong. not for alliance in Gujarat
NEW DELHI, NOV. 6. Despite pressure from various quarters to put up a secular platform against the BJP in Gujarat Assembly elections, the mood within the Congress is not in favour of an electoral alliance. Of the view that the battle of the ...
Samata to go it alone
NEW DELHI, NOV. 6. The Samata Party will go it alone in the coming Assembly elections in Gujarat next month. Though a BJP ally in the NDA coalition at the Centre, the Samata is distancing itself from the BJP in Gujarat and will contest ...
Republicans wrest control of U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON, NOV. 6.In a stunning electoral outcome that has major ramifications for domestic and foreign policies, the Republican Party has defied historical trends and captured power on Capitol Hill. The Grand Old Party (GOP) has retained ...
Sarwan helps West Indies draw first blood
JAMSHEDPUR, NOV. 6. The images shall linger for long. Poor light on the pitch and bonfire in the stands. A radiant gladiator on a mission in the middle. But the darkness grew. There was chaos at the Keenan Stadium, as cricket was rendered ...
HC notice on `misuse' of Jama Masjid
NEW DELHI, NOV. 6. A resident of the Walled City here has challenged in the Delhi High Court what he alleges misuse of the historic Jama Masjid and its surroundings for terrorist and anti-social activities and for illegal pecuniary benefits by ...
Protection sought for `encounter' witness
NEW DELHI, NOV. 6. The South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre has sought protection from the National Human Rights Commission to H. Krishna, the doctor who was reportedly an eye-witness to the killing of two suspected terrorists by the ...
BJP rebels defer plan to form separate group?
LUCKNOW, NOV. 6.The BJP dissidents in Uttar Pradesh today appeared to have shelved their plans for forming a separate outfit following a meeting between the rebel leader, Ramasish Rai, and the Union Minister, Uma Bharti, who was despatched by the ...
Not for unilateral ceasefire: Azad
JAMMU, NOV. 6.The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee chief, Ghulam Nabi Azad, said today that his party was against a ``unilateral ceasefire'' in the month of Ramadan as similar steps in the past had not brought down violence or ...
IA hikes fares by 10 p.c.
NEW DELHI, NOV. 6. Indian Airlines today announced a 10 per cent across-the-board hike in its domestic fares from November 10 to offset an increase in aviation turbine fuel and other input costs. The Advanced Purchase Excursion Fares (APEX) ...
Pak. Assembly session put off
ISLAMABAD, NOV. 6. The Pakistan Government tonight postponed the opening session of the National Assembly by a week to give more time to the newly-elected parliamentarians to arrive at a consensus on government formation. The delay was announced ...
Floating dock sinks
PORT BLAIR, NOV. 6. The Navy's first and only floating dock, FDN, sank near Haddo in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands today. However, no loss of life has been reported so far. Initial reports said the accident occurred around 11.a.m. after a ...
Jaguar crash toll up
AMBALA (HARYANA), NOV. 6. The toll in yesterday's crash of a Jaguar aircraft of the IAF in a residential area rose to six today, with two persons — a woman and a boy — succumbing to injuries, even as the district administration ...

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