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Wednesday, January 29, 2003
Cong. rebel MLAs recognised as separate group in U.P.
LUCKNOW, JAN. 28.In a new twist to the power equations in Uttar Pradesh, eight Congress legislators today announced their decision to sever their links with the parent body and form a separate group in the State Assembly. The Speaker, Kesrinath ...
Cong. to seek disqualification of dissident MLAs
NEW DELHI, JAN. 28. The Congress leadership has directed its Legislature Party leader in Uttar Pradesh, Pramod Tewari, to press the Speaker of the Assembly, for the disqualification of some of its members who formed a new group today in Lucknow. ...
Prime Minister's security breached
New Delhi, Jan. 28. In a major breach of Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee's security a car tried to intrude into his motorcade in South Delhi late tonight, police sources said. Although the Special Protection Group fired at the vehicle -- a ...
Avoid war with Iraq, Vajpayee tells superpowers
AHMEDABAD, JAN. 28.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, has advised the superpowers to avoid war with Iraq and resolve the issue through negotiation. Asking the superpowers to show "great restraint", Mr. Vajpayee said a war in the Persian ...
Mahajan may go, Shatrughan to be shifted
NEW DELHI, JAN. 28. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, has scheduled a reshuffle of his Cabinet tomorrow. Though an entirely BJP-centric affair, the reshuffle is expected to be a comprehensive exercise. Indications are that the BJP ...
India denies Pak. shot down UAV
NEW DELHI, JAN. 28. India today denied that Pakistan had shot down one of its Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) which had strayed across the border. ``There is no truth in this claim. If the UAV was shot down on Sunday where is the wreckage,'' a ...
Another blast in Mumbai
MUMBAI, JAN. 28.Hours after the bomb blast at a vegetable market in Vile Parle on Monday evening in which 26 persons were injured, another bomb went off on the eve of the Prime Minister's visit to the metropolis. The second bomb was also a ...
Report on search baseless: Army
NEW DELHI, JAN. 28.The Army today termed as ``false and baseless'', a media report that its experts had searched the palace of arrested Uttar Pradesh MLA, Raja Bhaiyya, and his father for concealed weapons in Kunda. ``No Army troops were ...
40 killed in bus-lorry collision near Howrah
KOLKATA, JAN. 28.At least 40 passengers were killed and over 15 critically injured on Tuesday when a bus from Baripada, Orissa, collided with a chemicals and paints-laden lorry on the Kolkata-Mumbai National Highway-6 at Panchla, Howrah, about 50 ...
NEW DELHI, JAN. 28.The Oil Sector Officers' Association, a representative body of the public sector oil companies, today served notice for an indefinite strike beginning from the day bids are invited for sale of part of the Government stake in ...
NEW DELHI, JAN. 28.The President has appointed Justice Tarun Chatterjee, a judge of the Calcutta High Court as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court with effect from the date he assumes office, according to an official announcement here ...
CEAT prize for Kapil, Sachin
MUMBAI, JAN. 28.Kapil Dev today bagged the CEAT International Cricketer of the Century award here. The Sri Lankan spin wizard, Muthiah Muralitharan, bagged the coveted International Cricketer of the Year award. Sachin Tendulkar will receive ...
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