Thursday, January 29, 2004, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

Karunakaran to form Indira Congress
K. KarunakaranThiruvananthapuram, January 28
The Congress in Kerala today split with senior leader K. Karunakaran announcing his decision to float a new party — “Indira National Congress” — next month. The octogenarian leader is breaking away from the Congress for the first time in his long association with the party, which he joined as a freedom fighter.


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BJP, AIADMK join hands for LS poll
Chennai, January 28
Burying the five-year-long hatchet and animosity, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the AIADMK today reached an understanding to ‘’work together’’ for the coming Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu.

Editorial: Snap poll
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and BJP President Venkaiah Naidu talk to mediapersons after their meeting at her residence in Chennai on Wednesday.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and BJP President Venkaiah Naidu talk to mediapersons after their meeting at her residence in Chennai on Wednesday. — PTI photo
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Venkaiah re-elected BJP President
New Delhi, January 28
Mr Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu was today unanimously re-elected President of the BJP for another term for three years. Announcing this at a press conference here, the BJP’s election officer O.P. Kohli said a formal announcement would be made at the national executive meeting of the party on February 6 here.


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Free import of gold, silver allowed
New Delhi, January 28
Days before the dissolution of the Lok Sabha, the government today announced some major measures on the trade front, including free import of gold and silver and bringing import of capital goods under the duty-free entitlement scheme.

Highlights of Mini-Exim Policy
 Business page
Impact on gold prices ruled out

Four Burail jail inmates arrested
Chandigarh, January 28
With the police remaining “clueless” about the fugitive terrorists Jagtar Singh Hawara and others since they escaped on January 22 from Burail Jail here, the Chandigarh Police today arrested four jail inmates for their suspected role in the escape.

Middle: Tunnel vision
 Chandigarh page
Fax on location of Burail jail escapees
‘Khurpa’ used to dig the tunnel

 Punjab page

Bhattal seeks judicial probe into jailbreak case

Punjab ban on recruitment goes
Chandigarh, January 28
The Punjab council of ministers today lifted the ban on new recruitments and abolished the post of Pro Vice-Chancellor in all universities. The decision will affect Baba Farid University of Medical Sciences, Faridkot; Punjabi University, Patiala; and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.

Lt-Gen J.J. Singh Western Command ChiefLt-Gen J.J. Singh
New Delhi, January 28
Lt-Gen J.J. Singh, a third generation officer in the Army is to take over as the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the prestigious Western Command which faces the maximum wrath from across the borders.
Lt-Gen J.J. Singh

PM recommends Lok Sabha dissolution on Feb 6
January 28, 2004
Hurriyat ready to drop plebiscite demand
January 26, 2004
NCP splits
January 25, 2004
Fire at wedding kills 54
January 24, 2004
Beant case accused flee
January 23, 2004
Kashmir, HP highways closed
January 22, 2004
Gorshkov deal clinched
January 21, 2004
Krishna Murthy to be new CEC
January 20, 2004
Hurriyat wants to visit Pak before talks
January 19, 2004

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