Sunday, April 29, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

Laloo expels three party MPs

RJD splits in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, April 28
The RJD party in the Lok Sabha split tonight. Three of the seven party MPs — Nagamani, Anwarul Haq and Sukh Deo Paswan — met Speaker G.M.C. Balayogi late in the night and presented him a letter seeking separate recognition for them as a group by the name RJD (Democratic).
Dissident leaders Ranjan Prasad Yadav and Kumkum Rai, both Rajya Sabha members, accompanied the three MPs to the Speaker.


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Panja meets PM, Advani
New Delhi, April 28
Trinamool Congress leader and former Union Minister Ajit Kumar Panja today met Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and expressed his willingness to join the PM’s campaign for the May 10 Assembly elections in West Bengal. Earlier in the day, Mr Panja met Union Home Minister L.K. Advani.

Union Home Minister L.K. Advani with dissident Trinamool Congress leader Ajit Panja at his office in New Delhi on Saturday.Leader who does not get rattled easily
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Union Home Minister L.K. Advani with dissident Trinamool Congress leader Ajit Panja at his office in New Delhi on Saturday. — PTI photo

Centre signs truce pact with Naga ultras
New Delhi, April 28
In a major boost to the peace initiative in the North-East, the Centre and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) today jointly announced a formal ceasefire, which will be operational for one year.



Militants attack MLC’s house
Rashtriya Rifles jawan dies in ambush

Srinagar, April 28
Militants attacked the house of a Member of the Legislative Council of the National Conference and targeted security personnel at three places in the Kashmir valley, official sources said today.

Pak may increase attacks: Home Ministry report
New Delhi, April 28
Facing increasing difficulties, both internal and external, Pakistan may resort increasingly to bolder terrorist activities within Jammu and Kashmir as a diversionary tactics, Home Ministry has warned.

Srinagar-Leh highway thrown open to traffic after six months. Srinagar-Leh road opens to traffic
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Srinagar-Leh highway thrown open to traffic after six months. 
— Photo by Amin War 

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HP wants hydel power tax
Dhumal meets Vajpayee
New Delhi, April 28
The Himachal Pradesh Government has proposed to the Centre to allow it to levy generation tax on hydel power produced in the state.

Quake in Capital
New Delhi, April 28
An earthquake of slight intensity measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale and epicentred near Sonipat in Haryana, shook the Capital and its adjoining areas this morning forcing people to rush out of their houses in panic.

Kapurthala’s royal palace crumbling
Kapurthala, April 28
This erstwhile princely state has been known for the grandeur of its biggest and easily identifiable landmark — the royal palace of Maharaja Jagatjit Singh now housing the state’s lone Sainik School. However, the beautiful and sprawling palace building is crumbling and has turned perilous for the students and the staff for want of proper upkeep.


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