New Delhi, January 16
The Shiromani Akali Dal (Delhi) led by Mr Paramjit Singh Sarna today retained the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee despite
SAD president Parkash Singh Badal addressing rallies and SGPC president Jathedar Avtar Singh Makkar personally supervising the party’s poll strategy.
Supporters of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Delhi) headed by Paramjit Singh Sarna celebrate after the party retained majority in the 46-member Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee
elections in New Delhi on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph
Chandigarh, January 16
The Congress will declare the list of candidates for the forthcoming Assembly elections in Punjab tomorrow with the state Congress chief, Mr Shamsher Singh Dullo, also jumping into the election arena.
He is to contest from Khanna, from where his wife,
Ms Harbans Kaur, is the sitting MLA.
Badals cajole rebels; Ballian mellows, Pakhoke too
Sushma wants three tickets for women P5
EC allows teachers to join service
SAD: Bhattal violating code
(Details on Punjab page)
the laws made under the Ninth
Schedule of the Constitution be
Sops to Virk kin as per policy: Govt Chandigarh, January 16
The Punjab Government, in a reply to the Election Commission of India, has said all concessions given to the family of Director-General of Police, Punjab, Mr S.S. Virk, were permissible within the existing industrial policy of the state and similar concessions were also given to other applicants.
people traumatised by the recent ULFA mayhem in
Assam, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today assured
full security to Hindi-speaking migrants and gave a
tough message to militant outfits that there would
be no compromise if they resorted to violence.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh talks with relatives of victims of attacks on migrants in Assam at Musaldhari in Tinsukia district of upper Assam on Tuesday. —AFP
Perpetuity benefit for farmers on the cards New Delhi, January 16
The Union Government has worked out a Resettlement and Rehabilitation policy which will be placed before the Union Cabinet for approval, according to Union Rural Development Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh.
Chinese team arrives for border talks
New Delhi, January 16
The Chinese expert delegation on boundary talks with India led by Vice Foreign Minister and Special Representative Dai Bingguo arrived here this evening with one overriding agenda: to repair the damage made by Ambassador Sun Yuxi during President Hu Jintao’s recent visit.
Antony concerned over coastline New Delhi, January 16
Defence Minister A.K Antony today said the country’s vast coastline remained vulnerable as forces inimical to it were still keeping an eye to make penetration through these areas in an attempt to destabilise the nation.
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7 cops die in Bastar blast by Maoists
Raipur, January 16
Seven security personnel, including a CRPF Assistant Commandant and a police Assistant Sub-Inspector, were killed today in landmine blasts triggered by Maoists in the Bastar region, the police said.
Nithari: More bones found Noida, January 16
CBI teams have recovered about 40 rotten bags containing skeletal remains in different stages of decay from the drain in front of the house of Moninder Singh Pandher.
No Noida: Kids of Bhiwandi safe Mumbai, January 16
More than a week after the police formed special teams to trace the 43 missing children from Bhiwandi near here, most of them have been found.
HIV gesture: CM gets praise from Gere Bangalore, January 16
Little did Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy know that his promise to stay at the house of a HIV positive person for one night would lead
Monkeys, pigs, bears are poll planks! New Delhi, January 16
If today’s discussions on Uttarakhand’s election manifesto are anything to go by, monkeys are all set to find a special mention in the final document.
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