2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Nitish Katara murder
Life term for Yadavs New Delhi, May 30
Rejecting the prosecution’s plea of death sentence to the accused Vikas Yadav and his cousin Vishal Yadav in the Nitish Katara murder trial, Additional Sessions Judge Ravinder Kaur today awarded life imprisonment to the duo. “I have awarded life sentence to both the convicts as the case does not fall under the rarest of rare cases.
In Punjab, oil cos impose a Rs 300 limit Chandigarh, May 30
Even as the Ministry of Petroleum has denied any hoarding of fuel, the oil marketing companies have allegedly started
cutting down on the fuel supply to its retail outlets. Reports coming in from different parts of Punjab said
most of the retail outlets were not selling fuel beyond Rs 300 to one consumer.
called in parts of Mumbai Mumbai, May
have been deployed at several petrol pumps across Mumbai,
Navi Mumbai and Thane after petrol pumps in the area ran
out of stocks. With petrol pumps putting up no supply
boards for the past three days, tempers have been
running high and motorists are getting into scuffles
with employees of these pumps.
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VAT Tribunal No. 2 put on notice Chandigarh, May 30
An inquiry conducted by chairman
VAT Tribunal Punjab Justice M.M. Aggarwal (retired) into the conduct of
two fellow members of the tribunal in a specific case has found both
officials guilty of reversing their own orders with the presumption that
the same has been done for “extraneous considerations”.
Gujjar Reservation Mulayam for
special session Lucknow, May 30
Leader of the Opposition in the
Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha Mulayam Singh Yadav has asked for a special
session of the Assembly to discuss the issue of reservation for Gujjars.
Yadav, who is also national president of the Samajwadi Party, said he
had asked Chief Minister Mayawati to convene a session of the Vidhan
Sabha at the earliest.
Gujjars die in Sawai Madhopur Jaipur, May 30
Two Gujjar protesters were killed
and a policeman critically injured in fresh outbreak of violence at
Sawai Madhopur, about 180 kilometeres from here, this morning. Four
other cops were also injured in the incident. Gujjar protesters have sat
on a dharna with the dead bodies at Kushalidharra, leading to the
creation of a third sit-in protest site in the state, where dead bodies
of slain protesters are being used by the Gujjars to barter for their
demand for an ST status.
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