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Tuesday, November 19, 2002
Gujarat elections must be free and fair: Advani
NEW DELHI, NOV. 18. The Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, today came close to committing himself to the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee's line on Gujarat. He agreed that the Assembly elections should be fought on issues such as good ...
Godhra will not be a poll issue, says Modi
NEW DELHI, NOV. 18. Godhra will not be an election issue. But if it is raised by the Opposition, the BJP will give an "apt reply", the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, has said. However, the party wanted to seek "positive votes" on its ...
47 sitting MLAs figure in Cong. first list
NEW DELHINEW DELHI, NOV. 18.NOV. 18. The Congress today released its first list of 108 candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections while keeping the names for the remaining 74 segments under wraps on the plea that they would be "released ...
U.N. inspectors in Baghdad
MANAMA (BAHRAIN), NOV. 18. In an effort that could avert war, the chief UN weapons inspector, Hans Blix today arrived in Baghdad with a 30-member team to scout for Iraqi weapons of mass destruction. The team, that also includes the chief of the ...
U.P. ruling coalition wins Council byelection
LUCKNOW, NOV. 18.The ruling BJP-BSP candidate, Munna Singh Chauhan, today scraped through in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council by-election by a margin of 11 votes, as 23 members of the Congress abstained from voting. Mr. Chauhan polled 194 ...
30 killed in AP bus blast
HYDERABAD, Nov. 18. Thirty civilians were feared killed today when the People's War naxalites blasted an RTC bus assuming that policemen were travelling in it, near Chintaguda village near Eturnagaram in Warangal district. The PW attack is ...
Jailed MP, MLAs missing
PATNA, NOV. 18.The Bihar police have registered FIRs in New Delhi against independent MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, besides MLAs Surajbhan Singh and Rajesh Tiwari, alleging that the three, who had gone there for treatment under judicial ...
Quattrocchi challenges court order
KUALA LUMPUR, NOV. 18. The Italian businessman, Ottavio Quatrocchi, has challenged a Malaysian High Court verdict rejecting his request for a judicial review of the case of his extradition to India to stand trial in the Bofors gun deal case. ...
Bid to hijack El Al flight
ISTANBUL, NOV. 18. Security guards on Israel's national airline El Al overpowered a man who tried to hijack a flight from Tel Aviv to Istanbul, an official at the Ataturk International Airport said. None of the 170 passengers was harmed and the ...
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