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Monday, April 21, 2014, Chandigarh, India
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Halt move to appoint Lokpal, says BJP
Jaitley: UPA’s unholy haste will destroy Lokpal’s credibility; appointment will damage PM’s reputation
New Delhi, April 20
Mid-way through the Lok Sabha elections, the UPA’s move to go ahead with the appointment of the first Lokpal to effectively deal with corruption has met with stiff resistance from the BJP with its Rajya Sabha leader Arun Jaitley today questioning the government’s “unholy haste” on the issue.
BJP candidate Arun Jaitley with party leader Harshvardhan in Amritsar on Sunday. BJP candidate Arun Jaitley with party leader Harshvardhan in Amritsar on Sunday. Tribune photo






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BJP raps Giriraj for Pak remark
Says statement irresponsible, Cong, JD(U) complain to EC
Giriraj SinghNew Delhi/Patna, April 20
The BJP today pulled up its Bihar leader Giriraj Singh for his “back Narendra Modi or go to Pakistan” remark, but he stood by his controversial comment that has been slammed by rival parties.
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Met Geelani but carried no message: LJP leader
Srinagar/Lucknow, April 20
Mystery surrounded the claim by Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani that Narendra Modi had sent two emissaries to him carrying a message with an LJP leader whose named surfaced maintaining today he met him but not as an emissary.

Fake voters dot Badals’ battleground Bathinda
Bathinda, April 20
Reports of fake votes in the Bathinda parliamentary constituency, where Harsimrat Badal and Manpreet Badal are pitted against each other, have sent the authorities into damage control mode.

IPL spot-fixing: BCCI suggests 3-member panel to SC
Mumbai, April 20
Faced with a credibility crisis arising out of the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal, the BCCI today suggested to the Supreme Court a three-member committee made up of eminent persons to probe the corruption case on the directives of the apex court.

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Probe report holds auction of trees in Sirsa division unlawful
Sirsa, April 20
An inquiry report into the allegations of irregularities and misappropriation of funds in the auction of trees by Sirsa Forest Division in Kalanwali range of the Haryana Forest Department points towards a massive cover-up of illicit felling of green trees.

Historic move: Hisar khap agrees to climb down on gotra, caste marriages
Hisar, April 20
A skewed sex ratio has driven the mahapanchayat of the Satrol khap, comprising 42 villages in the Narnaund region of the district, to allow inter-gotra and inter-caste marriages in these villages with the exception of marital ties in the same gotra and same village.

The Satrol khap meets in Narnaund town of Hisar. The Satrol khap meets in Narnaund town of Hisar. Tribune photo


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