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Crucial test for PM, Sonia
Campaigning ends in four states
NEW DELHI, Nov 23 — The month long-electioneering for the November 25 assembly poll in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Mizoram, seen as a major test for the eight-month-old Vajpayee Government and Sonia Gandhi’s leadership of the Congress, came to an end this evening.
Atal Behari VajpayeeCong bid to divide people: Vajpayee
NEW DELHI, Nov 23 — Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee today criticised the Congress for its attempts to divide people on the basis of religion and justifying the imposition of the Emergency in 1975.
Sonia Gandhi BJP has failed to govern:
NEW DELHI, Nov 23 — "The ruling BJP does not know its job. Therefore, it is blaming the Congress for its failures", said Congress President Sonia Gandhi here today.

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Hamdard quits Anandpur Sahib Foundation
CHANDIGARH, Nov 23 — In a surprise move, Mr Barjinder Singh Hamdard, Editor of Punjabi daily Ajit and member of the Rajya Sabha, today resigned as president of the executive committee of the Anandpur Sahib Foundation.

Romesh ISI agent: Advani
SAWAI MADHOPUR, Nov 23 — The Union Home Minister, Mr L.K. Advani, today said he had asked the investigating agencies to probe the political links of Romesh Sharma, alleged frontman of Dubai-based don Dawood Ibrahim, as he had been said to be acting as an agent of the Pakistani ISI in Delhi.

Cabinet clears insurance privatisation
NEW DELHI, Nov 23 — The Union Cabinet tonight cleared a proposal for opening up the insurance sector to the private sector subject to the condition that foreign equity holding not exceed more than forty per cent.

6 chargesheeted in dropsy case
NEW DELHI, Nov 23 — Six businessmen and traders, including Delhi-based Kamal Oil Mills owner Kamal Aggarwal, were today chargesheeted by the CBI in cases relating to mustard oil adulteration, which caused over 60 dropsy deaths in the Capital in August and September.

Sena threatens to break alliance
MUMBAI, Nov 23 — Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray today threatened to break off his party’s alliance with the BJP over allowing the Pakistani cricket team to play in India early next year giving a new turn to the ongoing tussle between the two parties over the issue.


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EC decision unfair, says BJPMore on poll
NEW DELHI, Nov 23 — The BJP today strongly protested against the Election Commission’s decision to ban an advertisement of the party and demanded that there should be immediate review of it.
All depends on BSP performance
ADAMPUR (Jalandhar), Nov 23 — Electioneering in the form of sloganeering, rallies and processions came to a close this evening with the battle for the prestigious Adampur seat in the Punjab Assembly turning into a virtual straight contest between the Shiromani Akali Dal and the Congress.
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