2006, Chandigarh, India
at 3:00 am (IST)
Congress joins petro price hike protest
*Left to observe protest day on June 13
*BJP nationwide demonstrations today New Delhi, June 6
The fuel price hike evoked sharp criticism from all across the political spectrum — Right, Left and the Centre — and in a rare unanimity they demanded that the Centre reconsider the steep hike in petrol and diesel prices.
In video (28k,
In video (28k,
Communist Party of India activists shout slogans against the Central Government while standing on a police barricade during a protest against the increase in petrol and diesel prices in New Delhi on Tuesday.
— AFP photo
Would it be proper to regularise illegal constructions in Punjab?
gets 2-day police remand New Delhi, June 6
Slain BJP leader Pramod
Mahajan's son Rahul, arrested on charges of drug abuse, was today
remanded to two-day police custody by a local court. Metropolitan
Magistrate A K Chaturvedi sent him to police custody till June 8
as he was produced before the court by the Delhi police after his
discharge from Apollo hospital.
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Mukherjee critical Mumbai, June 6
Veteran filmmaker Hrishikesh
Mukherjee is critically ill with chronic renal failure and has been
admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital. Mukherjee was brought in on
Saturday after he contracted pneumonia and sepsis, according to a
bulletin put out by the hospital.
plunges below 10,000 Mumbai, June 6
Sensex lost 256 points today to
close at 9,957. After touching a high of 10,192 in intra-day trade, it
closed below 10,000 for the first time after February 17. Nifty shed 2.6
per cent or 79 points to end at 2937.
moots fresh bid for Haryana liquor vends New Delhi, June 6
In a bid to resolve the Haryana
liquor auction issue, the Supreme Court today mooted a proposal for the
fresh bid of 1,140 “non-auctioned” vends which were allotted by the
state government through “negotiation” after not finding sufficient
claimants as the vends were located in rural areas.
receives Koirala at airport New Delhi, June 6
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today
set aside protocol and went to the airport to receive Nepalese Prime
Minister Girija Prasad Koirala who arrived here this evening on a
four-day goodwill visit.
officers yet to get rank pay Chandigarh, June 6
About a year and a half after the
recommendations of the AV Singh Committee on cadre restructure was
implemented, short service commission officers, including a number of
women officers, continue to draw their old rank pay.
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