Arjun invites wrath of partymen New Delhi, May 10
After his remarks on inner party functioning and loyalty, human resource development minister Arjun Singh is coming under attack from his Congress colleagues.
Party president Sonia Gandhi set the tone when she gave him the
proverbial cold shoulder when the two leaders came face to face for the
first time after Arjun Singh’s statements kicked off a storm in the
ROYAL IGNORE: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and union human resource development minister Arjun Singh during
the eighth convocation of Jamia Hamdard University in New Delhi on Saturday. — Tribune photograph
Karnataka Poll 60 pc turnout in first phase Bangalore, May 10
Close to 60 per cent of the 1.72 crore strong electorate cast their votes in the first phase of the Assembly polls in Karnataka today.
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LTTE militants held, explosives seized Chennai, May 10
The coastal security wing of the Tamil Nadu police has seized explosives
shipment meant for the LTTE and arrested two suspected militants off the
coast of Rameswaram, 600 km from here.
loses battle to Russian tanks Trials put on hold as Army opts
for T-90 tanks New Delhi, May 10
The Indian Army has made up its mind that it will not accept more Arjun
tanks and opted to add more Russian T-90 tanks to its armoured corps.
Das joins BSP Lucknow, May 10
than a week after he resigned from the Congress
blaming the “coterie” around Rahul Gandhi, former union minister
Akhilesh Das today joined the BSP, which declared him as party’s
candidate for Lucknow Lok Sabha seat in the upcoming election.
to be PM. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal
Attacked by mob, cops
fire into air Karnal, May 10
Following an attack on the Nissing police station late last night by an unruly mob, the police had to open fire into the air to disperse it. Though no one sustained injuries, windows and boards at the station were damaged when the crowd threw stones.
To establish endowment for India studies at
Johns Hopkins University Ludhiana-born doc donates
A prominent Indian-American has donated $2 million to establish an endowment for India studies at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies. The endowment is the first of its kind in Washington.
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