Tuesday, November 7, 2000, Chandigarh, India
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JMM snaps ties with NDA

Chief of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Shibu Soren before a press conference in New Delhi on Monday. To seek alliance with Cong, RJD 
NEW DELHI, Nov 6 — The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (S) today announced its snapping of ties with the NDA and said that it was working towards forming a non-BJP government in the new state of Jharkhand.

Chief of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha Shibu Soren before a press conference in New Delhi on Monday. — PTI Photo


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Minor Cabinet expansion today
Marandi likely to be Jharkhand CM

NEW DELHI, Nov 6 — With Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee going in for a minor expansion of his Council of Ministers tomorrow evening, decks have been cleared for Minister of State for Environment Babu Lal Marandi to become the first Chief Minister of the new state of Jharkhand on November 15.
  • Edit: Jharkhand conundrum

Uma’s re-induction today
NEW DELHI, Nov 6 — Ms Uma Bharti will be re-inducted into the Council of Ministers in a minor reshuffle to be carried out tomorrow.

Kapil meets IT officials 
CBI asks Azhar, Ajay Sharma about assets
NEW DELHI, Nov 6 — Five days after the CBI submitted its report on match-fixing and other related malpractices, cricket legend Kapil Dev met income tax officials here today.

US presidential race heads for photo-finish
WASHINGTON, Nov 6 — On the eve of polling in the US presidential election, Vice-President Al Gore (Democrat) and Texas Governor George Bush (Republican) appear headed for a photo-finish as almost all opinion polls continue to show the race as a statistical dead heat.


Mr Buddhadev Bhattacharya, the new Chief Minister of West bengal, takes oath of office during the swearing-in ceremony in Calcutta on Monday.Bhattacharya sworn in
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Mr Buddhadev Bhattacharya, the new Chief Minister of West bengal, takes oath of office during the swearing-in ceremony in Calcutta on Monday.
— Reuters photo

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PCC posts elude Bhajan group
FATEHABAD, Nov 6 — The recent organisation election of the Congress for the block presidents, district delegates and delegates of the HPCC have witnessed a complete wash-out of the faction owing allegiance to former Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Bhajan Lal, in this district. 

Nishan Singh hard to crack: CBI
NEW DELHI, Nov 6 — Despite nearly two days of interrogation, sleuths of the Special Crime Branch of the CBI have not been able to extract much information from Nishan Singh, former gunman of Bibi Jagir Kaur, arrested in connection with the Harpreet Kaur death case.

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Durbar move amid bandh
JAMMU, Nov 6 — The civil secretariat and other durbar move offices reopend here to a thin attendance of employees owing to Jammu bandh here today. The call for bandh had been given by the Jammu Nationalist Front and students organisations to press for the creation of Jammu state.

  • Edit: Kashmir cries for sanity

Sikh jathas stranded at Attari
ATTARI, Nov 6 — Pandemonium and chaos prevailed at the railway station here as agitating men from Sarna and Mann groups resorted to sloganeering and held a dharna in protest against the non-clearance of their group by the immigration and customs authorities. 

Prasada men fear poll deferment
NEW DELHI, Nov 6 — Supporters of Mr Jitendra Prasada today said any attempt to separate the elections for the posts of Congress president and PCC chiefs, scheduled for November 12, would be an attempt to throttle the democratic process in the party.

Milkfed to cut procurement price
BATHINDA, Nov 6 — As it is, paddy growers are paying the price for higher yields in the state, but even those in allied sectors like dairy farming, honey bee cultivation, etc, are facing a financial crunch.



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