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Stage set for polling in 4 states today
Shoot-at-site orders in Bihar
NEW DELHI, Nov 24 — In what is seen by many as a referendum on the eight-month-old BJP-led rule at the Centre and a test of popularity of the Congress under the leadership of Mrs Sonia Gandhi, eight crore voters are scheduled to exercise their franchise in tomorrow’s Assembly poll in Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Mizoram amid tight security arrangements.
Edit: A crucial verdict ahead

Shiv Sena-BJP alliance to stay
MUMBAI, Nov 24 — The Shiv Sena today appeared to backtrack on its threat to break the alliance with the BJP in Maharashtra over the Pakistan cricket tour to India next year even as senior Congress leader Sharad Pawar dismissed the possibility of the Sena-BJP government falling on the issue.
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Blast kills 6 cops in J&K
SRINAGAR, Nov 24 — Six policemen, including a Sub-Inspector, were killed and the vehicle in which they were travelling was completely damaged in a landmine explosion at Srigufwara in Anantnag district this morning.
Hamdard may be asked to stay on
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — The Anandpur Sahib Foundation is likely to reject the resignation of Mr Barjinder Singh Hamdard from the presidentship of its executive committee.
Decision after discussion, says Badal
JALANDHAR, Nov 24 — Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said any decision on Barjinder Singh Hamdard's resignation would be taken only after extensive discussions with colleagues.
Resignation stab in SAD's back: Tohra

Goa Govt to seek trust vote
PANAJI, Nov 24 — The Goa Governor, Lt-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd), has rejected the beleaguered D’Souza government’s decision not to change the date for the Assembly session and instead summoned the Assembly to meet on November 26 to prove its majority.


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NPT not weakened by N-tests: India
TOKYO, Nov 24 — India today said that the Non-Proliferation Treaty had been undermined by its inherent inadequacies and that the South Asian nuclear tests had in no way weakened it.
HC sets deadline for tribunal
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — The Punjab and Haryana High Court has set February, 1999, as the deadline for the Haryana government to constitute a tribunal to hear appeals against orders passed by the state government for demolishing all buildings within a radius of 30 metres of the national and state highways.
Bad luck! Our palmist has defected to the Congress.
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