2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Lalu want UP Govt sacked New Delhi, February 17
The Congress today came upfront to make a strong case for the dismissal
of the Mulayam Singh Yadav government even as its senior leaders made
desperate attempts to convince their allies on the urgency of imposing
Central rule in Uttar Pradesh.
SC has not questioned govt’s legitimacy: Amar Singh It should be clear to all that the Supreme Court judgement on the BSP MLAs has not questioned the legitimacy of his government, so no one has the right to declare it illegal.
(Details on nation
page) — Amar Singh,
SP general secretary
The Centre should act before Mulayam’s trial of strength on February 26 as it would only give him time to indulge in further horse-trading.
— Salman Khursheed, UP Congress president
Sort out Uttarakhand mess, Sonia tells Cong men Rudrapur (Terai),
The sagging morale of Congress workers here received a big boost after Congress president Sonia Gandhi, during her current tour of the state, sternly asked the factionalised Uttarakhand Congress leadership to put their differences aside and consolidate the party’s position for the February 21 poll.
Another Nithari at Ratlam?
Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh),
A total of 390 pieces of bones and skeletal remains of newborn babies and foetuses were found in a pit at a hospital here today.
pieces of bones, foetuses found
end on a high
Yuvraj Singh struck a rollicking unbeaten 95 as
India provided the final touches to their World Cup
preparation by recording an emphatic seven-wicket
victory over Sri Lanka in the last cricket one-dayer
to clinch the series with a 2-1 margin.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (left) and Irfan Pathan pour soft drinks on “Man of the Series” Sourav Ganguly against Sri Lanka in Visakhapatnam. India won by 7 wickets to clinch the series 2-1. — Reuters
Killers of IET chairman get life term Ropar, February 17
After three years, finally three persons were today sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Gurcharan Singh, founder-chairman of the trust running the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Bhaddal, by the Additional District and Sessions Judge, Mr Gobinder Singh.
Bush planning to attack Iran? London:
The Bush administration’s preparation to strike Iran is complete, with the top commander of the US central command having received computerised plans for Operation Iranian Freedom, a report has said.
(Details on World page)
Sonia lays stone of terminal at IGIA New Delhi, February 17
The process of a new and ultra modern airport for Delhi got under way here today with the UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi laying the foundation stone for a new integrated terminal building and the third runway at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here.
Still bonded in Gandhi’s Champaran Patna, February 17
Champaran is known as the “karambhoomi” of Mahatma Gandhi. It was from here that he led a
peasants movement against the British indigo planters in 1917 in what is believed to be a turning point in the freedom struggle against the British.
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