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    Goa: BJP plans legal action
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 4. The Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to fight the Goa case both legally and politically for it believes that the Governor's action in dismissing the Manohar Parrikar Government was "illegal and unconstitutional." At a ...

    Congress confident
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 4. The Congress central leadership hopes that the Goa Chief Minister, Pratapsinh Rane, would be able to secure a vote of confidence within a week. Although there appears to be no deadline for the new Government to prove its ...

    Many facing criminal charges in fray
    PATNA, FEB. 4. A dozen persons facing criminal charges have joined the electoral fray in Bihar. And, where they are not contesting themselves, they have fielded their wives, mostly on the symbols of parties such as the Rashtriya Janata Dal, the ...

    Assistance to fishermen must be 100 per cent grant, says Jayalalithaa
    CHENNAI, FEB. 4. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, has written to the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, emphasising that the assistance to the tsunami-affected fishermen should be on a 100 per cent grant basis. Following up on her ...

    Inflation drops further to 5.3 p.c.
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 4. The Government's efforts in recent months to rein in inflation appear to be yielding dividends. Against the market expectation of about 5.5 per cent, the annual rate of inflation for the week ended January 22 touched a 34-week ...

    Kolkata college girl abducted
    KOLKATA, FEB. 4. A businessman's daughter was abducted today in broad daylight from the Salt Lake area near here. Four armed men dragged Roma (20), daughter of Satyanarayan Jhawar of Salt Lake's CB Block, out of her car and whisked her away in a ...

    Trial proceedings against Hinduja brothers stayed
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 4. The Delhi High Court today stayed the trial proceedings against S.P. Hinduja, G.P Hinduja and P.P. Hinduja in the Bofors gun deal case. Justice R.S. Sodhi stayed the proceedings when the Additional Solicitor-General, B. ...

    BSNL plea
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 4. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited today challenged before the Supreme Court an order of the Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal asking it to extend its reduced tariff package for 50-200 km distance to other basic and ...

    Police close Anara Gupta case
    JAMMU, FEB. 4. The Jammu and Kashmir police today closed investigations in the Anara Gupta case. The decision comes after forensic tests confirmed last month that the person who acted in the pornographic video compact disc was not Ms. Anara ...

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