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Friday, November 08, 2002
BSP suspends MLA for dissidence
LUCKNOW, NOV. 7. Ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls, the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar Pradesh suspended one of its MLAs for raising the banner of revolt even as Lalji Tandon made a conditional offer to step down as the BJP Legislature Party ...
Personal ambition BJP's greatest weakness: Advani
BHIWANI (HARYANA), NOV. 7. In an apparent reference to the political developments in Uttar Pradesh, the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, today said "personal ambition" had become the BJP's greatest weakness and asked party leaders and ...
Ansal Plaza encounter: Delhi doctor goes into hiding
NEW DELHI, NOV. 7. The doctor who alleged that the "encounter'' at the Ansal Plaza basement here on Sunday evening in which two terrorists were killed was orchestrated has gone into hiding despite having been assured immediate ...
Jaitley defends police action
NEW DELHI, NOV. 7. The Bharatiya Janata Party today rose to the defence of the Delhi police whose version of the Sunday encounter in which two militants were killed at a shopping mall here has been challenged. ``The police have done a commendable ...
Allow us to visit Pak.: Bhat
SRINAGAR, NOV. 7. The All-Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC) says it has not gone back on its plan to visit Pakistan to "create an atmosphere which will lead to a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue'' and has reiterated that it should be ...
No nod yet for GM mustard
NEW DELHI, NOV. 7.The move to introduce a genetically modified mustard seed for commercial cultivation suffered a setback today with the Central Government's Genetic Engineering Approval Committee unanimously deciding to defer a decision on the ...
Violence erupts in Ahmedabad
AHMEDABAD, NOV. 7. Eight persons were injured in police firing and stone-throwing in a fresh outbreak of communal violence in Gomtipur and Dani Limda localities in old Ahmedabad today. (A latenight PTI report said 15 persons were injured in the ...
Farooq to contest for RS
JAMMU, NOV. 7. The former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah, today announced that he would contest the Rajya Sabha elections from the State, and the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee president, Ghulam Nabi Azad, said ...
NEW DELHI, NOV. 7. A pension system for the unorganised workers is being firmed up, the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, K.C. Pant, said here today. ``It would be useful to frame a perspective plan for extension of social security ...
Jaguar crash toll up
AMBALA, NOV. 7. With the death of a five-year-old girl today, the toll in Tuesday's Jaguar crash in a residential area of Ambala Cantonment has gone up to seven. The child, Shivani, succumbed to her injuries in hospital at Chandigarh, family ...
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