2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Group clashes before suspended CJ’s rally 30 killed in Karachi
At least 30 persons were killed and over 125 wounded in one of the worst incidents of violence in Pakistan's biggest city Karachi today. The violence was sparked by suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry’s plan to address a lawyers’ meeting.
New Delhi, May 12
With the value of votes in a Presidential election having crystallised following the outcome of the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh
yesterday. , the Congress-led UPA and the Left parties supporting the
Manmohan Singh government from outside can get their nominee ensconced
in the Rashtrapati Bhawan without any hiccup.
invited to form govt Lucknow, May
Governor T.V. Rajeswar formally invited BSP chief Mayawati
to form the next government today. A
visibly upbeat Mayawati talked briefly to the media at the
Raj Bhawan gates.
BSP supremo Mayawati comes out
after handing over a letter staking claim to form the government
in Uttar Pradesh to state Governor T.V. Rajeshwar at Raj Bhavan in
Lucknow on Saturday. — PTI photo
claims 31 lives in UP Lucknow, May 12
Thunderstorm and rains left 31
persons dead in Uttar Pradesh and snapped power lines in many places,
including the state capital. While
26 persons were killed in Sultanpur district, five were killed in
on track Patna, May 12
Clandestine sex racket in places
like parlours and posh residential complexes is nothing new. But the
Railways, too, is now under the ambit of this immoral act.
to 5 million tonnes of grains to be imported New Delhi, May 12
India may import up to 5 million
tonnes of foodgrain this year to create buffer stock for meeting the
requirements of the commodity during national calamities, Agriculture
Minister Sharad Pawar today said.
Roadside fruit and vegetable vendors go on the rampage at a Reliance Fresh outlet in Ranchi, on Saturday. Angry vegetable vendors attacked three Reliance shops in Ranchi, damaging property as they protested the arrival of Reliance in the vegetable business as they feel the outlets are a threat to their livelihood. — AFP
photo (Details on Nation page)
govt told to submit CD report by July 21 Ahmedabad, May
Commission today directed the Gujarat counsel and a
voluntary organisation’s advocate to submit the CD
analysis report by July 21, containing details of mobile
phone calls of top politicians.
team questions AP cops Hyderabad, May
The Gujarat CB-CID
team, led by CID Inspector General Geeta Johri, today
questioned certain police officials in connection with the
fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin and the alleged killing
of his wife Kausar Bi.
Tests BCCI plans a
weather fix New Delhi, May 12
India’s weathermen have predicted
that the forthcoming India-Bangladesh test matches in Chittagong and
Dhaka are likely to face major interruptions due to rains and
thunderstorm activity over Bangladesh during this period.
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