Wednesday, August 1, 2001, Chandigarh, India
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Vajpayee offers to quit office
Indiscipline worries PM; NDA meeting today
Prime Minister Atal Behari VajpayeeNew Delhi, July 31
Irked by some members of his ministerial team indulging in rank indiscipline, Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee dropped a bombshell here this morning by proposing to resign accepting responsibility for failing to keep the disparate NDA flock together.


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Queering the pitch
New Delhi, July 31
Has the BJP crisis management committee displayed its naiveté in acknowledging that Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee expressed his desire to quit office as the NDA was functioning at sixes and sevens?

Advantage Prime Minister
New Delhi, July 31
Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee’s startling offer today to resign is a calculated political move caused by a ‘sulking’ George Fernandes and aimed at neutralising the former Defence Minister.

Cong: PM’s offer political stunt
New Delhi, July 31
Demanding a response from the Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee about the allegations of the PMO’s role in the UTI investments, the Congress today said the offer of the Prime Minister to resign was designed to pre-empt a probe into the issue.




Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha coming out of Parliament House.RS adjourned amid din
New Delhi, July 31
The Unit Trust of India muddle and the offer of Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee to resign after the National Democratic Alliance partner Shiv Sena alleged the involvement of the PMO in it today led to the adjournment of the Rajya Sabha amidst noisy scenes.

Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha coming out of Parliament House after UTI muddle rocked Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. — PTI photo

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New US visa fee
New Delhi, July 31
The US Embassy here today announced that the visa application and issuance fees for all categories will change from tomorrow following the fluctuation in the exchange rate of rupee, which is now Rs 48 to $ 1.


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MLA booked for looting wine shop
Alleges cops in cahoots with satta king
Fatehgarh Sahib, July 31
The district police has registered a case against Mr Balwant Singh Shahpur, Shiromani Akali Dal MLA, and his men for allegedly looting a wine shop and grievously injuring a salesman there. 

Flashfloods: 9 Gaddis still missing
Dharamsala, July 31
Apart from the bodies of three teenaged girls and one labourer recovered from different places, the casualty figure due to flashfloods in the Deol and Multhan areas of Chotta Bhangal in Baijnath subdivision could be much higher, as nine Gaddis are still reported to be missing.

Hospital that gets no patients
Location main impediment
Srihargobindpur (Gurdaspur), July 31
Empty liquor bottles can be found in the 25-bed rural hospital at Rampur Talwara (Srihargobindpur) and the Community Health Centre, Bham. This sums up the condition of the health institutes being run in the border district. 


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