Cong sees in Dikshit Jr a chance to regain bastion
New Delhi, April 24
A virtual mini-India, the East Delhi parliamentary constituency has assumed a high profile after Sandeep Dikshit, son of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, was nominated as the INC’s candidate for the May 10 Lok Sabha election. The party sees in his candidature an opportunity to wrest a seat that was once its stronghold.
NAMASTE VOTERS: Karol Bagh BJP candidate Anita Arya during the Padyatra in her constituency
in the Capital on Saturday.
— Tribune Photo
BSP candidate from Outer Delhi constituency Bharat Bhushan
Nagar, a former Indian Airlines pilot, campaigning in the Capital on Saturday.
— Tribune Photo
Chandni Chowk bucks division of secular votes New Delhi, April 24
The appeals by a section of the Muslim voters to forge a unity between the INC and the grouping of non-BJP political parties may not have had the desired impact, but by the close of campaigning for the next phase of Lok Sabha election this evening, it was clear that the Chandni Chowk parliamentary constituency had earned the rare distinction of bucking the trend.
Raghu Yadav meets voters
Rewari: The Samajwadi Party candidate, Mr Raghu Yadav, undertook a 13-km long padayatra last morning from Rewari to Khor village along the ancient Rewari-Delhi road to personally woo the voters of Naya Gaon
Daulatpur, Dohki, Bhagwanpur, Ramgarh, Jant, Janti, Gokalpur,
Khalilpur, Telpuri, Lohchab, Nanoo Khurd and Khor villages.
Tytler opens party office in Nehru Vihar New Delhi, April 24
The INC candidate in the Sadar parliamentary constituency, Mr Jagdish Tytler, today toured Nehru Vihar where he along with Timarpur legislator Surendrapal Singh Bittoo also inaugurated the party’s election office.
Chautala accuses BJP of adopting anti-Haryana attitude Sonepat, April 24
The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, blamed the BJP-led NDA government for its failure to put pressure on the Punjab Government to complete the SYL canal in the Punjab territory.
Farmers fear damage to wheat as F&S Deptt stops procurement Sonepat, April 24
The Food and Supplies Department has reportedly stopped the procurement of wheat from the purchasing centre set up at Beeswan Meel on the G T Road along the Haryana-Delhi border with immediate effect.
Nirankari Baba inaugurates blood donation camps
New Delhi, April 24
`Don’t shed the blood of the innocent, donate it for the needy.’ This was observed by His Holiness Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj, Head of the Sant Nirankari Mission, here today while inaugurating a series of 101 blood donation camps to be organised by the Mission up to September this year.
Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj inaugurated a series of 101 blood donation camps in the Capital on Saturday. The photo shows his spouse, Pujya Mata Sawinder Ji, donating blood.
Archbishop blesses Parkinson’s patients at AIIMS New Delhi, April 24
His Grace Archbishop Vincent M. Concessao blessed Parkinson’s disease patients on World Parkinson’s Disease Day at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here. The event was organised in close collaboration with AIIMS doctors and Pran (Parkinsonism and Related Disorders Awareness Network), an NGO formed by doctors and patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease.
Efforts to boost technical
education in Haryana
Sonepat, April 24
In order to boost the technical education, the Haryana Government has decided to increase the diploma seats in various government polytechnic institutions to 12,000 during the coming year.
NPTI earns Rs 10 cr from training sector Faridabad, April 24
The National Power Training Institute (NPTI), an apex body set up by the Government of India for development of human resources in the power and energy sectors, has earned a revenue of about Rs 10 crore from the training sector in the year 2003-2004.
Need to make police force more responsive and transparent: Paul New Delhi, April 24
Emphasising the importance of police-public participation in maintaining the law and order in the city, the Delhi Police Commissioner, Dr K. K. Paul, today said ‘’every policeman is a citizen in uniform and every citizen a policeman without uniform.’’
Noida Inc threatens stir against power cuts Noida, April 24
Upset by the UPPC order for a 12 to 14 hour power cut imposed on the industries, the Noida Entrepreneurs Association has threatened that the industrial units will not pay power bills, trade tax and other taxes to the state government.
Hailstorm lashes Delhi once again New Delhi: A hailstorm and heavy showers lashed Delhi this morning, bringing down the minimum temperature to 17 degrees Celsius, giving the city’s denizens some respite from the heat.
Applying the scriptures to your business practices
NO one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You can not serve both God and Money. (Matthew 6: 24) Such expression of caution against being lured away into wrong paths by the love of money is common in our society.
One killed as high-tension cable snaps
Noida, April 24
One person was killed when a high-tension cable snapped in Sarswati Vihar in Khora colony on Thursday night. A generator wire, which got connected with the high voltage wire, electrocuted Ajay Kumar Sharma, who was trying to replace an electric bulb.
Garland-makers petition NCW, demand minimum wages
New Delhi, April 24
Aggrieved by their poor working condition, women engaged in making garlands sought the help of the National Commission for Women (NCW) today. Seeking payment of minimum wages, these
women pointed out that they were paid a measly Rs six for preparing 100 garlands.