|Race on for new Army
DELHI, Feb 14 The process for the selection of the
next Chief of Army Staff, who would take over the reigns
from Gen. V.P. Malik, has begun with Lt-Gen G.
Padmanabhan, the GOC-in-C Southern Command, and Lt-Gen
Chandra Sekhar, the Vice-Chief of Army Staff, being the
two serious contenders for the post.
origin issue not priority
DELHI, Feb 14 Constitution Review Commission
Chairman Justice M N Venkatachaliah tonight said the
issue of barring people of foreign origin from occupying
high constitutional offices was not a priority item.
13 Attari coolies lose licences
Feb 14 On the directions of the Union Home
Ministry, the Railways authorities have cancelled the
licences of as many as 13 coolies working at the railway
station here. As per the report of the Home Ministry the
coolies have been found indulging in unfair
Minister injured during campaign
14 The PWD Minister, Mr Mohinder Singh, was
injured when he was attacked with stones and bottles
while he was campaigning for the ruling BJP candidate
near Kandaghat in the Solan assembly constituency last
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