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Opposition raises storm over new job for Venkataswami
NEW DELHI, NOV. 22. Both Houses of Parliament witnessed protests today from members with the Opposition staging a walkout in the Rajya Sabha over the appointment of Justice K. Venkataswami, heading the Tehelka Commission of Inquiry, as Chairman ...
Govt. put on the defensive
NEW DELHI, NOV. 22. The ruling coalition was put on the defensive today by the strong Opposition reaction to the appointment of Justice Venkataswami, who is heading the Tehelka inquiry, as the Chairman of Authority on Advance Ruling, Central ...
Modi hospitalised, Pandya's name yet to be cleared
AHMEDABAD, NOV. 22. The situation in the Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party remained static today following the admission of the caretaker Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, to the Gandhinagar civil hospital. He complained of chest pain and was ...
SC hopes CRA will take final decision on Cauvery dispute
NEW DELHI, NOV. 22.With a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) headed by the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee scheduled on November 29, the Supreme Court today expressed the hope that it would take a final decision on ...
Priyanka comes to Dalit's rescue
LUCKNOW, NOV. 22.Priyanka Vadra today stormed into the Sangrampur police station in her mother and Congress president, Sonia Gandhi's constituency to lodge a complaint for a Dalit, whose house was allegedly demolished by a local BJP leader. ...
6 CRPF men killed in fidayeen attack
JAMMU, NOV. 22. In a major strike after the new Government took over in Jammu and Kashmir, a suicide squad of the Lashkar-e-Taiba attacked a CRPF camp in the heart of Srinagar today, killing at least six jawans and injuring 10. Two of the ...
Petrol pump scam: SC transfers petitions to itself
NEW DELHI, NOV. 22. The Supreme Court today transferred to itself for scrutiny petitions relating to nine petrol pumps, allegedly allotted to persons with high political connections or their relatives. A Bench comprising Justice Y. K. Sabharwal ...
`Police endeavoured to falsely implicate Geelani'
NEW DELHI, NOV. 22. The evidence presented to the court in the December 13 Parliament attack trial suggested that the police had endeavoured to falsely implicate the Delhi University lecturer, Syed Abdul Rehman Geelani, in the case, his defence ...
Gang rape accused arrested
NEW DELHI, NOV. 22.The police today arrested `Rahul' alias Budh Prakash in connection with the rape of a fourth year medical student of Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC). The police informed a local court that he was nabbed on charges of ...
Self-immolation attempt foiled
MUZAFFARNAGAR, NOV. 22.Police today foiled a self-immolation bid by a farmer to protest the "anti-farmer" policy of the Uttar Pradesh Government . Thakur Bhup Singh, tried to set himself on fire at Thana Bhawan area, but was saved by the ...
Daewoo up for sale
NEW DELHI, NOV. 22. Beseiged with financial crisis, Daewoo Motors India was today put on sale following its inability to clear its debts to the tune of Rs. 1000 crore to three financial institutions, coinciding with the passage of Securitisation ...
100 die in Nigeria clash
LAGOS, NOV. 22.The clash between Muslims and Christians in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna had claimed at least 100 lives today, even as the local leaders tried to end the controversy over an article on the Miss World pageant. ...
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