2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
magic sweeps UP Lucknow, May
worked in Uttar Pradesh. Proving all poll pundits way off
the mark the state’s voter has bestowed an absolute
majority to the Bahujan Samaj Party ending 14 years of
political flux in the state.
BSP supremo Mayawati addresses mediapersons in Lucknow on Friday. — PTI
role cannot be undermined No problem in
evolving consensus, feels Jaiswal New Delhi, May 11
With BSP supremo
Mayawati all set to form the government in Uttar Pradesh
for the fourth time having secured a waver thin majority
on her own in the 403-member Assembly, her role in the
upcoming election to the office of President in July
cannot be undermined.
against SP’s ‘jungle raj’ Lucknow, May
Poised to become the
Chief Minister of the most populated state on her own
strength for the first time, and technically for the
fourth time, BSP president Mayawati called the flattering
verdict to her party as a direction from the people to
re-establish the rule of law and put an end to Samajwadi
party’s ‘jungle raj”.
Poll Impact Minister’s staff destroy files Lucknow, May 11
Police today sealed the office of senior Samajwadi Party leader and state urban development and parliamentary affairs minister Mohd Azam Khan after his staff tore into pieces and burnt several files there.
chased away SP voters: Mulayam Lucknow, 11 May
Accepting the people’s verdict,
Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, however, squarely blamed the
Election Commission for his party’s defeat accused it of “chasing
away” his party voters.
Sir Creek Indo-Pak talks
from May 17 New Delhi, May 11
India and Pakistan will hold
crucial talks on Sir Creek in Islamabad on May 17 and 18. This will be
the first time that the two sides will hold talks on Sir Creek since
they completed mapping and joint survey of the 96-km water body earlier
die in Bihar bus mishap Patna, May 11
At least 20 persons were killed and
18 injured when a bus of the Bihar State Road Transport Corporation
skidded and fell from the Mahatma Gandhi Setu into the Ganga near
Hajipur at around 3.40 am today. The bridge has been under repair for
the past one year.
Chief to visit China New Delhi, May
Chief of Army Staff
General J.J. Singh will lead a high-level delegation to
Beijing at the end of the month. General J.J. Singh, who
will be the second Indian Army chief to visit China after
General N.C. Vij, will hold discussions with top officers
from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and will also visit
some key PLA formations and command headquarters during the
course of his week-long visit.
ropeway hits roadblock Shimla, May 11
With an 11-storeyed complex being
proposed in the no-construction green eco-sensitive zone as part of the
Jakhu aerial ropeway, the Cabinet is likely to reconsider the project,
for which 31 century-old deodar trees will have to be axed. The Cabinet
will take up the ropeway project in a meeting scheduled for May 19.
Though only 31 century-old deodars trees are to be axed, as many as 108
trees have been identified that will come in the path of the ropeway.
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