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Congress set to form state governments
Atal Behari VajpayeePressure to dislodge Vajpayee govt
NEW DELHI, Nov 29 — A jubilant Congress, armed with a massive three-fourths majority in Delhi and Rajasthan and retaining its grip over Madhya Pradesh, began the exercise for the formation of governments in the three states, even as the Central leadership came under increasing pressure to take the initiative to dislodge the BJP from power at the Centre.
Sonia GandhiSonia
to wait

NEW DELHI, Nov 29 — Buoyed by the poll outcome, the Congress leadership has a difficult task at hand: partymen want the BJP-led coalition government at the Centre toppled. Mrs Sonia Gandhi, in her typical, cool and calculated style, prefers to wait. She would rather see the Atal Behari Vajpayee applecart disturbed from within than rocked from outside.
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Bank of Punjab

Allies stand by BJP
New Delhi, Nov 29 — The BJP today said there was no threat to the government with Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee asserting that he was prepared to face any challenge from the Opposition, including a trial of strength in Parliament in the wake of party’s debacle in the recent Assembly elections.

Reforms to stay: PM
NEW DELHI, Nov 29 — Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee today asserted that the current "volatility in Indian politics" will not derail the reform process and outlined a 12-point medium term economic agenda to achieve 7 to 8 per cent growth.
Severe setback for BJP in Madhya Pradesh

No threat to BJP govt: Fernandes

Lalthanhawla resigns as Mizoram CM

Gehlot likely
to be Rajasthan CM

Dikshit likely to be elected DPCC


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Tohra blames it on Hindutva
NEW DELHI, Nov 29 — Even as the BJP began to take stock of the political situation after severe drubbing at the Assembly elections, the SGPC today held the Vajpayee government’s open pursuit of Hinduatva agenda responsible for the reverses.
Sir, now that the elections are over, can we release Romesh Sharma?
By Sandeep Joshi
Nemesis catches up with Badal
JALANDHAR, Nov 29 — Nemesis has finally caught
up with the ruling SAD-BJP combine.
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