Friday, July 28, 2000, Chandigarh, India

LS, RS adjourned on Jethmalani issue
NEW DELHI, July 27 — A vociferous Opposition stalled proceedings in both Houses of Parliament today over the Ram Jethmalani issue demanding an explanation from the Prime Minister on the charges levelled by the former Law Minister against the Chief Justice and the Attorney-General.

Jethmalani attacks CJI, AG
NEW DELHI, July 27 — Mr Ram Jethmalani, who quit as the Union Law Minister after the directive of the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee, today made a scathing attack on the Attorney-General, Mr Soli J. Sorabjee and the Chief Justice of India, Dr A. S. Anand.

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Ram Jethmalani telling the Press about the reasons behind his ouster from the Union Cabinet at his residence in New Delhi on Thursday. — PTI photo 


AG didn’t advise Hindujas on Bofors: Govt

NEW DELHI, July 27 — The government today denied allegations levelled by former Law Minister Ram Jethmalani against Chief Justice A S Anand and Attorney General Soli Sorabjee.
It may not be the season for paddy harvesting, but a new variety of rice, which grows much faster, is nowadays allowing farmers the freedom to sow paddy twice in the season. —Photo by Karam Singh

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It may not be the season for paddy harvesting, but a new variety of rice, which grows much faster, is nowadays allowing farmers the freedom to sow paddy twice in the season.

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More tax revenue for states
Finance panel fixes share at 37.5 p.c.
NEW DELHI, July 27 — The 11th Finance Commission has recommended an increase in the transfer of gross revenue receipts from the Centre to states from the existing 29 per cent to 37.5 per cent.

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Hizbul threatens to revoke ceasefire
ISLAMABAD, July 27 — Militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen today threatened to revoke its unilaterally declared ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir if India insisted on holding talks within the framework of its Constitution.

Centre cautious of Hizbul call
NEW DELHI, July 27 — The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is taking a cautious approach to the call from the militant organisation Hizbul Mujahideen for a unilateral ceasefire, specially keeping in view previous experiences and also the approach of the Jammu and Kashmir Government.

CBI sends team to London
NEW DELHI, July 27 — The Income Tax Department has so far opened seven bank lockers in Delhi and two in Patiala belonging to cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, even as the CBI sent its team to London to question the prime accused in the match-fixing case, Sanjeev Chawla, and cricketer Ajay Sharma.

Old building lost in ‘kar seva’
AMRITSAR, July 27 — An ancient building adjoining Baba Atal, that survived heavy shelling during Operation Bluestar, has been demolished, thanks to the ‘kar seva’ being carried out by Baba Jagtar Singh.

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