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NEW DELHI, JAN. 14. The exercise to effect a leadership change in the Maharashtra Government today moved up a notch, with the high command deciding to send senior Congress Working Committee (CWC) members, Pranab Mukherjee and Ghulam Nabi Azad, ...
Naipaul faults Govt. handling of Tehelka
NEW DELHI, JAN. 14. Upset with the manner in which the Government had "persecuted'' those associated with the Tehelka portal, the Nobel laureate, V. S. Naipaul, today hoped that the Government would at some point of time withdraw from "the sorry ...
Willing to believe Advani: Nadira
NEW DELHI, JAN. 14. Not many in India believe that the State did not have any hand in what happened in Gujarat either by its acts of commission or omission, but Nadira Naipaul, wife of the Nobel-laureate, Vidia Naipaul, apparently has now taken ...
Violence in Godhra
AHMEDABAD, JAN. 14. Members of two communities clashed in sensitive Godhra town and the Dariapur locality of Ahmedabad during the kite festival today, forcing police to burst teargas shells to disperse mobs indulging in stone-throwing. Four ...
U.S. missionary attacked
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JAN. 14. A 60-year-old American national and Protestant missionary, Joseph Cooper, was grievously injured when he was attacked by a 10-member armed gang of suspected RSS activists near a gospel convention venue at the Koppam ...
'Cow slaughter' triggers violence
BHOPAL, JAN. 14. Tension gripped Ganjbasoda town in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh today as a mob went on the rampage setting shops on fire after some members of religious organisations gathered at a house where a cow had allegedly been ...
Karnataka may release more water for a week
NEW DELHI, JAN. 14. Karnataka may raise the quantum of Cauvery water releases to Tamil Nadu to about 4,500 cusecs a day for one week within the agreed quantum of 6 tmcft (thousand million cubic feet) that will be ensured at the Mettur reservoir ...
NEW DELHI, JAN. 14.The Supreme Court today upheld the conviction of the stockbroker, the late Harshad Mehta, and two others in a case relating to cheating and misappropiation of funds of Maruti Udyog Ltd.
Closure report in HDW case
NEW DELHI, JAN. 14. The Delhi High Court today permitted the CBI to file a closure report in the Rs. 420-crore HDW submarine case. A Division Bench, comprising Justice Usha Mehra and Justice Pradeep Nandrajog, allowed the CBI to file a ...
TRAI raps cell firms
NEW DELHI, JAN. 14. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today took exception to the insinuation made against it by private cellular companies. It also took the companies to task for denying interconnection to calls from companies ...
England to play in Zimbabwe
LONDON, JAN. 14. Rejecting the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair's call for a boycott of Zimbabwe, the England and Wales Cricket Board today decided to go ahead with a World Cup cricket match in Harare on February 13. The decision was taken ...
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