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14th Lok Sabha meets
NEW DELHI, JUNE 2.The 14th Lok Sabha met for the first time today and as many as 376 members took the oath under the supervision of the pro tem Speaker, Somnath Chatterjee, who had been sworn in by the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, at ...
Sonia sits in front row next to Ministers
NEW DELHI, JUNE 2. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, remained the focus of attention for the hour-and-a-quarter she spent in the Lok Sabha today. Ms. Gandhi took a seat in the front row adjacent to the block reserved for Ministers. Within ...
Jaswant criticises UPA policies
NEW DELHI, JUNE 2. The former Finance Minister and Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Jaswant Singh, today criticised the External Affairs Minister, Natwar Singh, for his recent statements on ties with Pakistan and wondered whether his ...
Laloo wins Chapra seat
PATNA, JUNE 2.The Rashtriya Janata Dal president and Railway Minister, Laloo Prasad Yadav, was today declared elected from the Chapra Lok Sabha constituency defeating the BJP candidate and former Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Rajiv ...
N.N. Vohra retained
NEW DELHI, JUNE 2. The Centre's interlocutor on Jammu and Kashmir, N.N. Vohra, will continue in his job, official sources said here. Mr. Vohra, a former Home Secretary, has been the Government's special representative since February 2003 for ...
Cap on FDI in airports
NEW DELHI, JUNE 2.The Government today decided to put a 49 per cent cap on the foreign direct investment in the modernisation of Mumbai and Delhi airports and extended the last date for putting in the Expression of Interest to July 20. ...
Dom Moraes dead
MUMBAI, JUNE 2.The celebrated poet, Dom Moraes, who had been suffering from cancer for several years, passed away at his home in Mumbai this evening. Having refused to submit to the rigours of diet and treatment demanded by his affliction, Mr. ...
Congress leader shot at
LUCKNOW, JUNE 2.A Congress leader was shot at and seriously injured in Rae Bareli, the Home Department spokesman said here today. Two persons on a motorcycle fired on Krishna Pratap Singh and his brother when they were returning from their petrol ...
MUMBAI, JUNE 2.The film director, Kaizad Gustad, his assistant and a woman constable were arrested today by the Government Railway Police after being charged in connection with the death of an assistant director from London, Nadia Khan, at the ...
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