2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
SC negates ’03 BSP split in UP 13 MLAs disqualified New Delhi, February 14
In a setback to the Mulayam Singh government in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court today refused to recognise Assembly Speaker’s order upholding the split in the Bahujan Samaj Party in August, 2003, which led to the formation of his ministry, and disqualified 13 of the BSP MLAs who had initially come out of it.
Trilateral meeting sends message to USA India, China, Russia seek central role for UN New Delhi, February 14
A trilateral meeting of Foreign Ministers of India, Russia and China concluded here today, with a two-point strong message for the USA.
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing (left) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (right) share a light moment before their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on Wednesday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal
Complete ban on wheat export New Delhi, February 14
In yet another move to contain spiralling inflation, which has touched 6.5 per cent, the government has imposed a complete ban on export of wheat and allowed free imports of maize.
voter turnout in Punjab Chandigarh,
Voters in Punjab
established several landmarks yesterday. According to
the revised final data available with the Election
Commission, it was a 76 per cent turnout, the highest
ever in the state.
manipulating stock market,
says NSA New Delhi,
stock exchanges is the new modus operandi used by
terrorist groups to raise funds for their operations
and fictitious companies have operated in the Mumbai
and Chennai stock exchanges.
Ambareesh resigns over Cauvery New Delhi, February 14
Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting M.H. Ambareesh has resigned from the government in protest against the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal award.
‘Missing’ Karnal students back home Sagga (Karnal), February 14
Parents of seven Karnal-based students heaved a sigh of relief after their wards who went “missing” from Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya
(JNV), Rangajan near Tinsukia, Assam, landed here safely this evening.
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