Friday, November 28, 2003, Chandigarh, India
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SC upholds Punjab’s decision on
liquor fee
New Delhi, November 27
In an important ruling, having a bearing on liquor trade in the country, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, in a split decision, has said liquor trade was not a fundamental right but a privilege granted by the state, while upholding the Punjab Government’s order of levying fee on its import.

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1 killed, 12 hurt in Srinagar blast
Srinagar, November 27
An Assistant Sub-Inspector and five militants were among eight persons killed while 14 others were wounded in Jammu and Kashmir overnight. Official sources said militants hurled a hand grenade towards a Border Security Force (BSF) patrol at the crowded Amira Kadal, near the city nerve Centre Lal Chowk, at 12.30 p.m. today.

A woman lies in a hospital after she was injured in a grenade explosion in Srinagar on Thursday.  A woman lies in a hospital after she was injured in a grenade explosion in Srinagar on Thursday. 
— AFP photo

Lull in shelling; Army to speed up border fencing
New Delhi, November 27
For the second consecutive day, the ceasefire between Indian and Pakistani forces along the 1,126-km long border in Jammu and Kashmir was holding with no major flare-up reported from anywhere. The Army said frequency of contacts at Directors-General of Military Operations (DGMOs) would be increased “if and when required”.

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An Indian soldier patrols at the border with Pakistan near Chinaz village in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Editorial
The roar of silence

An Indian soldier patrols at the border with Pakistan near Chinaz village in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
— Reuters photo

File chargesheet against Sharma, Maharashtra told
Mumbai, November 27
The Bombay High Court today ordered the Maharashtra Government to file a chargesheet against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Ranjit Singh Sharma for his alleged acts of omission and commission in the multi-crore fake stamp paper scam masterminded by forger Abdul Karim Telgi.

One more held in CAT leak case
New Delhi, November 27
The police has arrested one more person in connection with the leakage of common admission test (CAT) paper for Indian Institutes of Management, raising to the number of persons arrested by it in the case to five.

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One more held in Badal case
Kharar, November 27
The Punjab Vigilance Bureau today arrested yet another accused in the corruption case against former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, his wife Surinder Kaur Badal and son Sukhbir Singh Badal, also a Rajya Sabha member, among others.

29 Delhi booths hypersensitive
New Delhi, November 27
While political parties fight out the electoral battle to attain power, the Delhi Police has a challenge of ensuring peaceful and free polling next Monday for which the entire force would be out on the streets.

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Guns remain silent
November 27, 2003

Ceasefire begins
November 26, 2003

India goes a step ahead, offers truce in Siachen
November 25, 2003
Challan sees rowdyism on roads
November 24, 2003
Chargesheet filed against Badal, five others
November 23, 2003
SC stays trial in Godhra, nine other cases
November 22, 2003
27 dead, 450 hurt in Istanbul blasts
November 21, 2003
Militants holed up inside BSNL office
November 20, 2003
Aircraft land Sonia, Jogi in soup
November 19, 2003
Judeo out, CBI probe on
November 18, 2003

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