June 9, 2005,
Updated at 3:00 am
BJP board rejects Advani’s resignation VHP firm on replacement New Delhi, June 8
The BJP Parliamentary Board and Central Office-Bearers “unequivocally” rejected the resignation of party president L.K. Advani here today. After the meeting, top party leaders, led by Mr M. Venkaiah Naidu, met him and made a renewed appeal to reconsider his decision.
New Delhi, June 8
The Delhi Police today
arrested Jagtar Singh Hawara, chief of the Babbar Khalsa
International in India and an accused in the assassination of
former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, along with two other
militants in connection with the May 22 twin blasts in cinema
Jagtar Singh Hawara (centre), who carried a reward of Rs 5 lakh, chief of Babbar Khalsa in India, Jaspal (right) and Vikas, accused in the Delhi cinema hall twin blast case, arrested by the Delhi Police Crime Branch, in New Delhi on Wednesday.
— Tribune photo by Rajeev Tyagi
Dal Khalsa leaders arrested Cases registered against Mann,
Khalistan issue Amritsar, June 8
The Amritsar Police today arrested
senior Dal Khalsa leaders for organising a march carrying saffron flags
and provocative placards with pictures of Sant Jarnail Singh
Bhindranwale and damaging Akal Takht on the eve of Operation Bluestar
Pollution board to issue notices Dumping of fly ash in playground Chehlan (Fatehgarh Sahib), June 8
Taking a serious note of the plight of three minor Dalit boys who had burnt their feet by stepping on a fly ash dump in a playground in this village, the Punjab Pollution Control Board, has decided to issue notices to mills in the vicinity for dumping fly ash allegedly in violation of the norms.
apprehended in sex scam Amritsar, June 8
The Central Bureau of Investigation today picked up at least seven persons, including former Mayor of the municipal corporation, from their respective houses here in connection with the sensational City Cable sex scandal that had rocked the city two years ago.
Haj pilgrims to give medical profile New Delhi, June 8
The government has directed all Haj pilgrims to furnish their medical profile to facilitate proper arrangements for their care in the holy Mecca and Medina.
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