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Babri tapes rock Parliament
Oppn questions CBI’s role; demands Advani's resignation
New Delhi, July 31
The Central Bureau of Investigation’s alleged ‘partisan’ role in the Ayodhya case rocked Parliament today as a determined Opposition disrupted the proceedings of both Houses and demanded the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister L. K. Advani.
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Retry Best Bakery case
NHRC moves Supreme Court
New Delhi, July 31
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) which had termed the acquittal of all 21 accused in the Best Bakery case as “miscarriage of justice’’ today petitioned the Supreme Court for a retrial of the case outside Gujarat.

Zaheera kin ready to depose
BJP flays NHRC move

Mahant Paramhans dead
Vajpayee, Advani, Joshi to pay last respects

Ayodhya/New Delhi, July 31
The chief of the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas, Mahant Ram Chandra Paramhans, died after a protracted illness early today. The cremation will be held tomorrow on the banks of the Saryu river, VHP general secretary Praveen Togadia told reporters here.

Sadhus of Digambar Akhara pay homage to the mortal remains of the stalwart of Ram-Janmabhoomi movement Ramchandra Das Paramhans
Sadhus of Digambar Akhara pay homage to the mortal remains of the stalwart of Ram-Janmabhoomi movement Ramchandra Das Paramhans, who died in Ayodhya on Thursday morning. — PTI photo
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Karnataka steel plant blast kills 7
Shimoga (Karnataka), July 31
In a ghastly industrial mishap, seven employees were charred to death and nine injured in a blast at the steel making shop of the SAIL-run steel plant at Bhadravathi, near here, early today.

7 die in Mumbai house blast
Mumbai, July 31
Seven persons, including two women and three children, were killed and 26 injured in a powerful explosion early today in the house of a man engaged in manufacturing explosives for Bollywood shootings.
A policeman examines the site of a powerful explosion with a sniffer dog in Mumbai on Thursday. — Reuters photo
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Talhan granthi held for rape
Talhan (Jalandhar), July 31
A nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her uncle, a ‘paathi’ of Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh Gurdwara here. While several villagers allegedly tried to hush up the matter, the police arrested the ‘paathi,’ Faryaad Singh, following a complaint by the girl, her mother and a few villagers.

Petrol dearer in Punjab
Chandigarh, July 31
Petrol will cost more in Punjab from tomorrow and so will the items sold through CSD canteens. This follows the approval of the Council of Ministers on July 16 to hike the sales tax on petrol from 20 per cent to 25 per cent, which is expected to accrue an additional Rs 65 crore on the existing revenue of Rs 350 crore per year.

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