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Campaign ends for phase two
NEW DELHI, APRIL 24. Campaigning in 137 Lok Sabha constituencies that go to the polls on Monday in the second phase of the general elections ended this evening. Barring Jammu and Kashmir, campaigning, which ended at 5 p.m., has been by and ...
Only 60 women in fray
NEW DELHI, APRIL 24. Only 60 women are in fray among the 1,278 candidates for the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections for the 137 Parliamentary constituencies on April 26. In the first phase held on April 20, 81 women candidates, out of ...
This Vajpayee speech campaigns against the NDA
A new entrant on Uttar Pradesh's political scene this election season is the Atal Behari Vajpayee Himayat Committee (ABVHC), a "forum of Muslim intellectuals," that has the express intent of "highlighting the positive steps taken by the Prime ...
Most parties uncertain about eastern U.P.
VARANASI, APRIL 24. The first phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh the State that sends the maximum number of 80 MPs to the Lok Sabha is on Monday but none of the major political formations here BJP, SP , BSP and Congress ...
Dutch Prince gives up right to throne for love
AMSTERDAM, APRIL 24. Dutch Prince Johan Friso, second son of Queen Beatrix, married human rights activist, Mabel Wisse Smit, on Saturday without the approval of the Government, giving up his claim to the throne. Mr. Friso, 35, had been third ...
Don't harm Arafat, U.S. warns Sharon
WASHINGTON, APRIL 24. The United States has sharply warned the Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, to keep his promise not to harm the Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat. Mr. Sharon had said in an interview with Israeli public television on ...
JERUSALEM, APRIL 24. Dismissing threats from the Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, to his life, the Palestinian Authority Chairman, Yasser Arafat, today claimed that all those fighting for the cause of Palestine were ``martyrs-in-waiting.'' ...
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