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Friday, March 14, 2003
Declaration of assets, antecedents must: SC
NEW DELHI, MARCH 13.The Supreme Court today gave a severe jolt to the Government and major political parties by striking down as "unconstitutional" a provision in the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, nullifying an earlier judgment ...
All-party meet to discuss verdict
NEW DELHI, MARCH 13.The Government intends to convene an all-party meet to take cognisance of the situation arising out of the Supreme Court judgment quashing the amendment of the Representation of the People Act. "The legislation was the ...
12 killed in Mumbai train blast
MUMBAI, MARCH 13.A dozen commuters, mostly women, were killed and scores of others injured in a powerful blast in the ladies compartment of a crowded suburban local train at the Mulund station here this evening killed. Among the dead were some ...
Iraq rejects British draft
MANAMA (BAHRAIN), MARCH 13. Iraq has rejected a compromise proposal by Britain in the United Nations and described it as "an attempt to beautify a rejected aggressive project". Iraq's Foreign Minister, Naji Sabri, told reporters in Baghdad that ...
Review committee to check misuse of POTA
NEW DELHI, MARCH 13. Bowing to the pressure from political parties on the misuse of the anti-terrorist law, POTA (Prevention of Terrorism Act), the Centre today announced the setting up of a review committee to check misuse of its provisions. ...
NEW DELHI, MARCH 13.The Government today announced two tax-free five-year debt instruments a new savings bond offering 6.50 per cent and an optional bond to US-64 investors bearing 6.75 per cent in exchange of their units. ...
Pak. arrests 36 fishermen
ISLAMABAD, MARCH 13. Pakistan has arrested 36 Indian fishermen in the Arabian Sea for allegedly violating its territorial waters. Their five boats were also detained on Wednesday near Karachi. It is for the second time in less than a week that ...
2 killed in Rajouri blast
JAMMU, MARCH 13. Two persons were killed and 30 injured when a passenger bus was blown off in Rajouri town in Jammu and Kashmir this morning. The blast took place at 10.55 a.m. in the bus which was on its way to Jammu and halted at ...
Marandi Govt. loses majority
RANCHI, MARCH 13.Amid pandemonium and high political drama, the Jharkhand Assembly Speaker, Inder Singh Namdhari, today announced the defeat of the BJP-led Government after a crucial vote on a financial business, but the Chief Minister, Babulal ...
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