Thursday, May 2, 2002, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

Censure move defeated in LS
TDP members walk out; NC, AIADMK abstain from voting
New Delhi, May 1
After a record 16-hour-long highly volatile and acrimonious debate spilling over to the wee hours today, the Opposition motion to censure the Vajpayee government on the Gujarat issue was defeated by 94 votes in the Lok Sabha.
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          Last-minute bid to stave off voting fails

Telugu Desam Party MPs leave Parliament House TDP to press for Modi’s ouster

Telugu Desam Party MPs leave Parliament House in the early hours of Wednesday morning after the Opposition censure motion on Gujarat was defeated. — PTI photo


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Naidu’s stance a political compulsion

New Delhi, May 1
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telegu Desam Party chief Nara Chandrababu Naidu’s hardline approach towards Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee on the unabating communal violence in Gujarat is primarily intended for his constituents.

Prime Minister Atal Behari VajpayeePM’s Rs 150-cr package
New Delhi, May 1
Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee today announced a Rs 150-crore rehabilitation package for the victims of Gujarat riots and promised that his government would ensure that the package was implemented within four months.

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Sonia leads peace march, rally
Porbandar, May 1
Charging the BJP with “behaving as traders of power”, the Congress President Sonia Gandhi today alleged that the government machinery in Gujarat had failed to do enough to control violence with an eye on the forthcoming Assembly elections.
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50 years of Independence

Tercentenary celebrations

Tehelka expose

Maharaja Ranjit Singh: special features & photos
         Trade unions hold protest rallies

Congress President Sonia Gandhi leads a peace march

Four injured in Vadodara
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NHRC gives Gujarat 2 weeks to reply

Congress President Sonia Gandhi leads a peace march with other party leaders in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. — PTI photo

Pakistan President Pervez MusharrafLandslide win for Pervez
Islamabad, May 1
As widely expected, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf today secured overwhelming support to remain in office for another five years in a nationwide referendum.

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Now 15-cr duty evasion scam
Amritsar, May 1
A sensational case of evasion of customs duty amounting to more than Rs 15 crore by a Ludhiana-based 100 per cent export-oriented unit financed by the Industrial Development Bank of India and the Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation has been detected during a raid conducted by a high-level team on a specific tip-off.

Mr Parkash Singh BadalPunjab a police state: Badal
Chandigarh, May 1
The SAD President, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, today said he had no sympathy for the arrested Punjab Service Commission Chairman, Mr Ravi Sidhu.

Amarinder silent on Badal’s involvement in PPSC scandal
Capt Amarinder SinghChandigarh, May 1
The Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, has not yet revealed whether the former Chief Minister, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, is involved in any manner in the recruitment scandal pertaining to the PPSC.

116 Punjabis land in Turkish jail
Jalandhar, May 1
Endless quest for bright future and greener pastures in the West, coupled with monstrous lust of travel agents for easy money, has landed 116 Punjabi youths — most of them belonging to the Doaba region — in custody of the Turkish police authorities, which have started the process for repatriation of these youths.

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