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Saturday, November 16, 2002
Honour EC directive: PM
NEW DELHI, NOV. 15. Just a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party criticised the Election Commission for its decision to ban the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's proposed "yatras" in Gujarat, the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, has stood by the ...
VHP rejects appeal
AHMEDABAD, NOV. 15. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad today reaffirmed its decision to take out the controversial "vijay yatra" from Godhra on Sunday and threatened to make use of the train carnage to "arouse Hindutva." Rejecting the Prime Minister, Atal ...
Charges framed against Hindujas, trial on Dec. 4
NEW DELHI, NOV. 15. Even as counsel for the three Hinduja brothers pleaded "not guilty'' to the charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating and corruption, a special court here today framed charges against them in the "Rs. 64-crore Bofors payoff ...
U.P. BJP dissidents in a defiant mood
LUCKNOW, NOV. 15.The BJP dissident legislators in Uttar Pradesh have refused to be cowed down by the party move to get them disqualified under the provisions of the Anti-Defection Law. They failed to prove their might in the Rajya Sabha ...
Men in Blue more than a match for Caribbeans
AHMEDABAD, NOV 15. The `Men in Blue' performed magic as Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Bangar fashioned a memorable victory taking India across to the finishing line and level the 7-match series for the TVS Cup 2-2 at the Motera. It was the ultimate ...
Withdraw 'insinuations' against PM, Supreme Court tells Jayalalithaa
NEW DELHI, NOV. 15.The Supreme Court today took exception to certain portions of the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa's letter to the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, on November 5 on convening a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority ...
Petrol, diesel prices cut
NEW DELHI, NOV. 15.The State-run oil companies today slashed petrol and diesel prices by 68 to 81 paise per litre, effective midnight tonight. Petrol would cost Rs. 29.57 per litre in Delhi as against the prevailing Rs. 30.26 per litre while ...
Pak. national executed in U.S.
NEW YORK, NOV. 15.Pakistani national, Mir Aimal Kasi, who gunned down two employees of the Central Intelligence Agency in January 1993, was executed in the State of Virginia on Thursday night. Kasi (38) died from a dose of lethal injection ...
Musharraf revives 1973 Constitution
ISLAMABAD, NOV. 15.Hours before he plans to take a fresh oath as President for a further period of five years and the inaugural session of the National Assembly, tomorrow, the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, revived the Constitution of ...
175 killed in Maoist violence
KATHMANDU, NOV. 15.Around 175 security personnel and Maoist rebels were killed in a fierce gunbattle in two districts of Nepal overnight. Some 3,000 rebels attacked the district headquarters in Khalanga town of Jumla district around ...
Jagir Kaur gets bail
KAPURTHALA, NOV. 15.A local court today granted anticipatory bail to the former Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) president, Bibi Jagir Kaur, on furnishing a bail bond of Rs. 30,000 and a surety of an equal amount to the satisfaction ...
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