2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
calls CWC meeting today New Delhi,
Having raised the
pitch on the dismissal of the Mulayam Singh Yadav
government and faced with strong objections from its
allies, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has called a
meeting of the party's working committee tomorrow for an
internal brainstorming on the Uttar Pradesh imbroglio.
Singh blames it on foreign powers Lucknow,
Mulayam Singh Yadav has alleged pressure being mounted by
“foreign powers” behind the demand for the dismissal
of his government.
356: CPM New Delhi, February 18
As political uncertainty over the imposition of President’s rule in Uttar Pradesh continues, the key ally of the UPA coalition, the CPM, today demanded amendments in Article 356 to prevent its arbitrary usage.
cure for a bad govt is not the imposition of Article 356.’
during the closing ceremony of the 33rd
National Games at Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium in Guwahati on Sunday. — PTI
on Sports page)
48 more bones dug out, 2 held Ratlam (MP), February 18
A day after the remains of newborns
and foetuses were found at a missionary hospital here, more bones were
dug out from the vicinity today even as two persons, including the
Superintendent of the facility, were arrested.
rally: Man with pistol held Haldwani, February 18
Thousands of Congress supporters
were disappointed after impregnable security forced them to stay outside
the M.B. Degree College ground, the venue where Congress President Sonia
Gandhi addressed a mammoth rally during last leg of her election tour of
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Pak to sign pact on N-risk New Delhi, February
In a major
confidence-building measure, India and Pakistan will sign an
agreement to reduce the risk from accidental use of nuclear
weapons on Wednesday.
to acquire BVR missiles New Delhi, February
To maintain its unchallenged
dominance in beyond visual range combat in the South Asian region,
the IAF has embarked upon a major plan to acquire longer range
A woman and other passengers show pictures of their missing relatives from a bus window in Srinagar on Sunday before leaving for New Delhi.
— Reuters photo
grooms’ of Tamil Nadu Chennai, February 18
The “runaway groom” syndrome is
not confined to Punjab. A substantial number of NRI Tamils successfully
settled all over the globe also suffer from this syndrome.
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