Wednesday, October 8, 2003, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

Jogi chargesheeted
New Delhi, October 7
A day after the Election Commission announced dates for Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh, the CBI today filed a chargesheet against state Chief Minister Ajit Jogi charging him with ‘deliberately’ using ‘forged’ documents to claim that the Intelligence Bureau had launched a special operation targeting him just before the elections.

Ajit Jogi
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi 

Himachal page: Jogi case not to hit party, says leader

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SC upholds circular on foreign investors
New Delhi, October 7
In a judgement which might give a big boost to foreign investment in India, the Supreme Court today upheld the validity of Centre’s circular restraining the Income Tax Department from proceeding against the foreign institutional investors (FIIs) registered in Mauritius for being protected under the Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty (DTAT) with that country.

16 fresh complaints against Daler
Patiala, October 7
A day after Punjabi pop star Daler Mehndi pleaded his innocence in the alleged human trafficking case registered by the Patiala police in which his brother has been arrested, the local police claimed that it had received as many as 16 fresh complaints against the pop star, accusing him of having taken money from them in order to take them abroad as members of his troupe.

Punjab page: Probe ordered into Daler's charge against DSP

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Chandigarh is 50
HANDIGARH, the nation’s most modern and vibrant city, is celebrating its Golden Jubilee today. The Tribune, which has been associated with the growth of Chandigarh and has shared its joys and sorrows, is offering to its readers a Special Supplement — “Chandigarh is 50” — to celebrate the occasion.


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by Sandeep Joshi

Shamsher Mehndi being brought out of the Patiala district court complex after his police remand was extended on Tuesday. Shamsher Mehndi being brought out of the Patiala district court complex after his police remand was extended on Tuesday.
— Photo by Subhash Patialvi

Delay in rolls can’t invalidate poll, rules SC
New Delhi, October 7
In an important ruling, the Supreme Court has held that the election of a candidate cannot be held invalid for merely the non-publication of electoral rolls within the time limit specified for filing nomination papers.

Editorial: Assembly polls ahead

Badmouthing PM, Maya turns to Congress
New Delhi, October 7
A day after the Central Bureau of Investigation filed the FIR in the Taj Heritage Corridor case, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP President, Mayawati today launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, blaming him squarely for the FIR and using the premier investigation agency to meet political ends.
Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and BSP President Mayawati addresses a press conference in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and BSP President Mayawati addresses a press conference in New Delhi on Tuesday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Fly ash flows into Sutlej
Power generation may be hit
Ropar, October 7
A major ecological catastrophe occurred today with thousands of tonnes of fly ash flowing into the Sutlej river in the international wetland area here from a breach in the stage-1 dyke of the Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Plant Ropar. Sources here said that the breach in the dyke started at about 1.30 pm today. Till the filing of this report the breach in the 12-feet-deep dyke, spread over an area of about 200 acres, had widened to about 25 metre out of which thousands of tonnes fly ash was flowing into the Sutlej river through the Ghauli drain.

In Health Tribune today

Motivation is the key to blood banks’ success

5 states go to polls on Nov 20, Dec 1
October 7, 2003
Israeli jets hit camp near Damascus
October 6, 2003
Government warns telecom operators
October 5, 2003
Mulayam’s Cabinet now has 98 members
October 4, 2003
6 rights activists detained
October 3, 2003
Naidu injured in mine blast
October 2, 2003
Joshi’s resignation rejected
October 1, 2003
Al-Qaida’s call to topple Musharraf
September 30, 2003
India beat Pak, lift Asia Cup
September 29, 2003
2 cr Bangladeshis in India: Fernandes
September 28, 2003

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