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Saturday, November 09, 2002
Law will be enforced rigidly in Gujarat: CEC
NEW DELHI, NOV. 8.In a warning to politicians seeking to exploit religion for political gains, the Chief Election Commissioner, J.M. Lyngdoh, has said the Election Commission would enforce the law "rigidly" in Gujarat in the coming Assembly ...
NDA Govt. a failure, says Sonia
MT. ABU (RAJASTHAN), NOV. 8. Focussed clearly on the Gujarat elections and the nine States going to the polls thereafter, the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today urged the Congress Chief Ministers 14 of them to give a ...
Set your house in order: BJP
NEW DELHI, NOV. 8.The Bharatiya Janata Party today responded to the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi's attack on the National Democratic Alliance with the advice that she should focus on getting her Chief Ministers to deliver good governance in ...
Prove charge or face legal action, Farooq tells Lyngdoh
SRINAGAR, NOV. 8. The former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference patron, Farooq Abdullah, has threatened legal action against the Chief Election Commissioner, J.M. Lyngdoh, if he does not substantiate his charge that attempts ...
U.N. votes tough resolution on Iraq
Washington, Nov. 8. The United Nations Security Council has unanimously voted on a tough new Iraq resolution that warns the Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, that he must disarm or face ''serious consequences''. All 15 members of the Council voted ...
Pattanaik sworn in CJI
NEW DELHI, NOV. 8. Justice Gopal Ballav Pattanaik, seniormost Judge of the Supreme Court, was today sworn-in as the 32nd Chief Justice of India (CJI). He succeeds Justice B.N. Kirpal, who retired yesterday. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, ...
Former CMs file papers
NEW DELHI, NOV. 8. The former Chief Ministers, Farooq Abdullah and Rajnath Singh, senior Congress leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad, and the BJP dissidents' nominee, Suresh Nanda, were among those who fileds their nominations for elections to 16 Rajya ...
Pak. militants indicted
ISLAMABAD, NOV. 8. A Pakistani court has charged five suspected activists of the Harkat-ul-Mujahideen with plotting the car bomb attack outside the U.S. Consulate in Karachi in June this year. The trial of the militants would begin on November ...
Court orders recounting
CHENNAI, NOV. 8. Three years after the September 1999 Lok Sabha elections, the Madras High Court has ordered recounting of votes in the Karur constituency from where the AIADMK won with a narrow margin. While the AIADMK's M. Chinnasamy polled ...
Doctor fears for his life
NEW DELHI, NOV. 8.Hari Krishna, an alleged eyewitness who claims that the Ansal Plaza encounter here was ``stage-managed'' by the Delhi police, tonight said he feared threat to his life from police. ``I have been branded anti-national by the ...
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