2006, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
NDA backs Mamata, seeks help of President New Delhi, December 27
The NDA today decided to seek President A.P.J. Abdul Kalamís intervention to save the life of Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee, who has been on an indefinite fast for the past 24 days in protest against the acquisition of fertile land for the Tata Motors project in Singur in West Bengal.
Rivals stoking trouble:
Tata Group supremo Ratan Tata today blamed competitors for "fuelling" fire in the controversy over the proposed Rs 1-lakh car project at Singur in West Bengal, but resolved not to pull out of the state.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today instructed Central authorities to extend whatever medical care is required for Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee who is on an indefinite fast in Kolkata.
case CBI stings Jaya again New Delhi,
The CBI today
chargesheeted Ms Jaya Jaitley, a close associate of former
Defence Minister George Fernandes, one of her party
colleagues and a retired Major General for alleged bribery
and criminal conspiracy in the Tehelka scam.
the government failed in
controlling the prices of
Profís daughter raped in Delhi New Delhi,
daughter of a university professor of Amritsar, was
abducted and raped in a moving car for over seven hours by
four people who have been arrested, police said today.
PM speaks of Muslim needs
New Delhi, December 27
Underlining the need to reduce
social and economic inequalities without disturbing the process of
growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the UPA government was
committed to redress imbalances and eradicate inequities so that
everyone could have an equal share in the growth of the country.
"By calling them (Muslims) backward time and again, the Prime Minister, in fact, is degrading the community," senior BJP leader Vijay Kumar Malhotra told reporters.
varsity expels 38 students Lucknow, December 27
Cracking the whip in the wake of
campus violence, Lucknow University authorities today expelled 38
students, including all office-bearers of the present studentsí union.
agrees to allot 22 seats to BJP New Delhi, December 27
The Shiromani Akali Dal today
agreed to 22 of the 23 seats demanded by the BJP for the coming Assembly
poll in Punjab.
Chandigarh, December 27
Ms Rozy Bhattal, a niece of the
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister, Ms Rajinder Kaur Bhattal, today alleged
that she was facing threats to her life from her fatherís younger
brother, Mr Kuldeep Bhattal.
The allegations are no more than an election stunt as she was keen on contesting from Dhanaula. ó Rajinder Kaur Bhattal
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Dullo lambasts police Reacting to the reports of brutal lathicharge on farmers, the Punjab Pradesh Congress president, Mr Shamsher Singh Dullo, said here today that the police should not have resorted to such an action.
New Delhi, December
ďThere is nothing new in
his theory. But, the novelty is that he has put it into practice
and it has yielded results. Thatís how he is different from
other management gurus,Ē said Simmons Jones, a Harvard student
impressed with the classroom session with Railway Minister Lalu
Railways Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav meets students of the Harvard and Wharton Business School at the National Rail Museum in New Delhi on Wednesday.
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