June 26, 2004, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
6 Haryana MLAs disqualified
Jagjit Singh Sangwan
Karan Singh Dalal
Jai Prakash Gupta
Bhim Sen Mehta
Rajinder Singh Bisla
Dev Raj Diwan
hopes dashed Chandigarh, June 25
The Haryana Assembly Speaker, Mr Satbir Singh Kadian, today created
a history of sorts by disqualifying six MLAs from the membership of
the Vidhan Sabha under the anti-defection law.
SC declines to
interfere New Delhi, June 25
In a major setback to
Congress party’s efforts to garner the support of Independent
MLAs in Haryana for its candidate in RS elections, the Supreme
Court today declined to interfere with the order of Assembly
Singh is the gainer Chandigarh, June 25
Refusal of the apex court to grant
any interim injunction against Haryana Assembly Speaker Satbir Singh
Kadian’s order of disqualifying six legislators three days before the
Rajya Sabha elections makes Mr Tarlochan Singh, Chairman, National
Commission for Minorities, the gainer.
Governors’ refusal to quit may put UPA in piquant
situation New Delhi, June 25
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Congress-led UPA government can be faced with a delicate situation if the Governors appointed by the previous NDA government refuse to give up the gubernatorial assignment of their own volition.
Babu Parmanand told to go
Chandigarh, June 25
The Haryana Governor, Babu Parmanand, has
been given the marching orders by the Centre. According to reliable sources,
the Union Home Secretary, Mr Anil Baijal, rang up the Secretary to the Governor
a couple of days ago to tell the Governor to submit his resignation.
engineer’s body found in Pulwama Srinagar, June 25
Two days after their kidnapping by
unidentified militants, the police recovered the bodies of IRCON railway
engineer Sudhir Kumar and his brother Sajjan from the remote Zainpora
area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir today.
raids at 74 places in country New Delhi, June 25
The CBI today carried out
nationwide raids at 74 places and registered 389 cases against 50
persons, out of whom 30 are government servants.
to announce more CBMs to Pak on June 27-28 New Delhi, June 25
At least eight to 12 fresh
confidence-building measures relating to military, non-military and
general cooperation between New Delhi and Islamabad are expected to be
announced by India on June 27 and 28 when the two countries hold Foreign
Secretary-level talks here, well-placed sources said today.
SC refuses to
entertain Dhananjay’s plea
Buddhadev for his execution New Delhi, June 25
The Supreme Court today declined to
entertain the petition of rape and murder convict Dhananjay Chatterjee
of Kolkata, facing death sentence, in view of his clemency plea being
placed before President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
(Details on Nation
In video (28k,
extended, but not to Cong satisfaction Mufti meets Governor tomorrow Jammu/Srinagar, June 25
In a bid to resolve the controversy
over the duration of the Amarnath pilgrimage, the Governor, Lt-Gen S.K.
Sinha, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammd Sayeed and Deputy Chief Minister,
Mangat Ram Sharma, will sit together at Srinagar on Sunday to hammer out
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