Jamali quits as Pak PM Islamabad, June 26
After only 20 months in office, Pakistan Prime Minister Zafarullah Khan Jamali today resigned capping months of strained relations with President Pervez Musharraf and nominated his party PML-Q President Chaudhury Shujat Hussain to succeed him.
Jamali’s resignation to have no impact New Delhi, June 26
The resignation of Pakistan Prime Minister Mir Zaffrullah Khan Jamali will not have any impact on the Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary-level talks beginning here tomorrow, sources here told The Tribune today.
Pakistan Foreign Secretary Riaz Khokhar, flanked by Pakistan High Commissioner Aziz Ahmed Khan (left) and Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Shivshankar Menon (right), on his arrival in New Delhi on Saturday. — PTI
After ministers, it is resignation time for
board chiefs Chandigarh, June 26
After Minister, all other political appointees such as chairpersons of various boards, corporations and other organisations including Municipal Corporations have also submitted their resignations to the Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh.
Raje meets Manmohan, seeks special package New Delhi, June 26
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and demanded a special package from the Centre for the development of 16 desert districts of the state.
Expulsion at Chautala’s behest, say MLAs New Delhi, June 26
In a last-ditch effort to protect their voting right for the June 28 Rajya Sabha poll, the disqualified Haryana MLAs are contemplating moving a fresh petition in the Supreme Court or Punjab and Haryana High Court against state Assembly Speaker Satbir Singh Kadian’s decision to expel them under the anti-defection law.
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