time for BJP
DELHI, Aug 11 Besieged by the twin threats of
withdrawal of support from two allies over two diverse
issues relating to the dispute over land (Udham Singh
Nagar); and water (Cauvery issue); the Atal Behari
Vajpayee government is poised for a tight ropewalk on the
eve of Independence Day.
meets Vajpayee, discusses states plans
DELHI, Aug 11 The Punjab Chief Minister, Mr
Parkash Singh Badal, today urged the Prime Minister to
expedite various pending projects of the state.
rift: Chautala to mediate
Aug 11 The Indian National Lok Dal headed by
former Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Devi Lal, has taken up
the task to mediate between the top leaders of the BJP
and the Shiromani Akali Dal.
destroys oil storage tanks
GUWAHATI, Aug 11 A blast, triggered
by suspected militants, in the Indian Oil
Corporations oil depot destroyed five of the seven
oil storage tanks in Assams Naogaon district,
official sources here said.
strike by teachers near-total
Use of ESMA in Haryana condemned
Aug 11 Academic work in colleges and universities
across the country was affected today when over four lakh
teachers went on an indefinite strike demanding higher