Friday, August 10, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

Centre determined to crush proxy war
Oppn seeks Advani’s resignation, stages walkout
Mr L. K. Advani New Delhi, August 9
The combined opposition today demanded the Home Minister’s resignation for his “failure” to prevent killings in Jammu and Kashmir in the two Houses of Parliament, even as Mr L. K. Advani declared the Centre’s resolve to crush Pakistan-sponsored proxy war, saying the state would be asked to consider enactment of an anti-terrorist law to combat militancy.


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Frankly Speaking: Government lacks political will
Brave words and soft options cannot crush terrorism
By Hari Jaisingh

A number of disgusted and angry persons ask me: what is the Government of India's policy on Kashmir? How can we tackle Pakistan and pin it down for spreading terrorism in the valley and beyond while pursuing soft policies towards Islamabad?

An army officer receives a rifle from Abdul Rashid, a militant, during a surrender ceremony at a camp in Kupwara, 87 km northwest of Srinagar, on Thursday. An army officer receives a rifle from Abdul Rashid, a militant, during a surrender ceremony at a camp in Kupwara, 87 km northwest of Srinagar, on Thursday. The Army authorities said six militants belonging to the Muslim Janbaz Force, a pro-Pakistan militant group, surrendered and laid down arms allegedly received from Pakistan. 
— Reuters photo



Sena activists lathicharged
Jammu districts declared ‘disturbed’
Jammu, August 9
The Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet today declared all six districts of Jammu region as disturbed areas under the Armed Forces (J&K) Special Powers Act, 1990.

Acts won’t change operations
Central exchequer’s burden will increase
Jammu, August 9
Will the promulgation of the Disturbed Area Act and the Armed Forces Special Powers Act bring about a material change in the alarming security situation in Jammu and Kashmir?



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USA talks tough on trade terms
New Delhi, August 9
Washington today sent a strong message that India may end up on the losing side of the global trade framework if it continued to oppose a fresh round of trade negotiations.

Badal, Chautala meet PM on MSP hike
New Delhi, August 9
With an eye on the assembly poll Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal met Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee here today along with Mr Om Prakash Chautala of Haryana and Mr Chandrababu Naidu of Andhra Pradesh.


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Sinha allays fears on rupee fall
New Delhi, August 9
Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha today expressed confidence that the Indian rupee would continue to remain stable in the foreign exchange market despite the global credit rating agencies’ decision to downgrade the country’s local currency rating.

Mr Justice Ashok Bhan Ashok Bhan appointed SC Judge
Chandigarh, August 9
Mr Justice Ashok Bhan of the Karnataka High Court has been appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court.

Ranjit Singh kicks up fresh row
Issues back-dated directiveBhai Ranjit Singh
Amritsar, August 9
Can a back-dated directive of Akal Takht be issued? The issue may kick up a fresh row, as Bhai Ranjit Singh, who was unceremoniously removed as Jathedar, Akal Takht, in early 1999, has issued a back-dated directive regarding the much-publicised Talwara gurdwara controversy.


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