Friday, August 9, 2002, Chandigarh, India
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Poll not yet: EC report
J.M. Lyngdoh Lyngdoh leaves for Gujarat
New Delhi, August 8
The situation in Gujarat is not conducive for members of the minority community to vote fearlessly, a high-level Election Commission team, which toured Gujarat last week, is understood to have told the three-member Election Commission.

 
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Oppn trains guns on PM
New Delhi, August 8
Stung by the disclosures of the government yesterday, the Congress today stepped up its campaign in Parliament today paralysing both the Houses for the fourth consecutive day over the petrol station allotment issue.
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Shivani murder case
IGís wife blames BJP feud
Seeks PMís intervention, CBI probe
Panchkula, August 8
Madhu, wife of Mr Ravi Kant Sharma, IPS, who is the main suspect in the Shivani murder case, today urged the Prime Minister to intervene and transfer the investigation of the case to the CBI so that the complete truth could come out.
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Madhu, wife of Inspector-General Ravi Kant Sharma, flanked by her two daughters ó Komal (left) and Pragati ó addresses a press conference at Panchkula on Thursday. 
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Haryana declared drought-hit
Govt seeks Rs 1,100 crore from Centre
Chandigarh, August 8
The Haryana Government today declared the entire state as drought-affected and announced a package of relief and remedial measures for the farmers and demanded Rs 1100 crore from the Centre.


   
Worse drought since 1987: AjitAjit Singh
New Delhi, August 8
Union Agriculture Minister Ajit Singh said today that almost entire country had been affected by the drought and the situation was worse than the one experienced in 1987. In video (28k, 56k)

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Seven top Jaish militants killed
Mendhar (Line of Control), August 8
Seven top terrorists of Jaish-e-Mohammad and two Army personnel were killed in an encounter when the militants were trying to infiltrate from the Kotli area of PoK with a huge stock of arms and ammunition and wireless sets here today.
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UK racial equality panel chief quits
Was arrested after drunken brawl
London, August 8
Mr Gurbux Singh has resigned as Chairman of Britainís Commission of Racial Equality after shocking details about his drunken behaviour during the NatWest cricket final between India and England at the Lordís came out in court. Mr Gurbax Singh had been arrested after what was reported earlier as a drunken celebration after India won the match.

PSEB cuts supply to Ropar headworks
Ropar, August 8
On account of non-payment of electricity bills to the tune of Rs 3 lakh for the past about a year by the Ropar Headworks Division of the Irrigation Department, the power supply to the Ropar headworks, offices of the headworks division and waterworks of the residential colony was disconnected by the Punjab State Electricity Board here last evening.


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