2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
3 die as Karunanidhi family feud hots up
Dinakaran office torched Chennai, May 9
Three persons were burnt alive as a Tamil newspaper office was set ablaze by rampaging followers of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi’s son, M.
Azhagiri, in Madurai today as result of fallout of rivalry within the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam.
admits failure to curb money power New Delhi,
Election Commissioner N. Gopalaswami today admitted the
poll panel’s failure to eliminate the use of money power
in elections and suggested sealing on the quantum of money
political parties can spend for electioneering.
unveils his Rs 35,000-cr vision Chandigarh,
a plan for developing Punjab and signifying a shift from
the traditional agenda of Akali-politics, SAD working
president Sukhbir Singh Badal today projected a Rs
35,000-crore economic plan that promises to propel the
state forward in the next three to five years.
Atrocities on Cong workers to be opposed: Amarinder Rampura
Phul: Former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who had remained elusive to congressmen for weeks together after the installation of the SAD-BJP government in Punjab, at a rally held here today said atrocities being committed on innocent Congress workers by the government would be opposed tooth and nail.
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kills himself Tarn Taran, May 9
Finding himself unable to repay his
debt, Prem Singh (50) of Chhapri Sahib village, about 20 km from here,
allegedly committed suicide today.
files nomination papers Guwahati, May 9
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh
filed his nomination papers for the forthcoming Rajya Sabha election
slated for May 24, as the candidate of the ruling Congress party in
The Tribune has brought out a special supplement to mark the 150th anniversary of India’s first War of Independence today.
Decades of pent-up feelings burst forth on this day in 1857 and the spark spread from Calcutta to Lucknow to Meerut to Delhi in no time. Walls of caste, creed and religion crumbled before what was clearly a popular uprising.
— H.K. Dua, Editor-in-Chief
SC reserves verdict New Delhi, May 9
After perusing the questions framed
by the government, petitioners and other parties for referring the
contentious issue of the OBC reservation in central education
institutions to a constitution bench, the Supreme Court today reserved
its verdict on the issue. In video (56k)
President’s Post CPM for consensual candidate New Delhi, May 9
The CPM said today that it would favour consensual candidate for the post of President with “impeccable secular credentials.”
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