2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
8 killed, 30 hurt Jaipur, June 1
An ugly caste
conflict loomed large in Rajasthan with the Gujjars and
Meenas clashing today over the quota pie given to
Scheduled Tribes as the situation spiralled out of control
and the state remained virtually cut off from the country.
A Meena youth brandishes country-made pistol during a meeting of their community at Mehndipur Balaji, in Rajasthan on Friday. — PTI
leaders call on Rajnath
Delhi, June 1
The BJP leadership today appealed to all communities,
particularly the Gujjars, to help in restoring normalcy in
Rajasthan even as the state remained comparatively
peaceful. Details on Nation
on confidence, stuck on 4 plus 1
New Delhi, June 1
It became increasingly apparent this evening that
differences still persist between India and the USA on
their bilateral 123 agreement and the top leadership of
the two countries will have to intervene to operationalise
the civil nuclear cooperation.
Lucknow, June 1
A Faizabad court today cancelled
the allotment of state-owned farm land to Bollywood superstar Amitabh
Bachchan in an Uttar Pradesh village by the Mulayam Singh Yadav
government, calling it “an act of forgery”.
for cell phone users Roaming charges
slashed New Delhi, June 1
Telecom war on the roaming front resulted in a bonanza of
new tariff for frequent travellers and outstationed
students as state-owned BSNL, MTNL slashed their roaming
charges, and Reliance and Tata followed closely with their
own attractive schemes.
Mystery woman in Gandhi’s life The Tribune's
weekend supplement Saturday Extra today features a cover story on Saraladevi Chowdharani, the woman with whom Mahatma Gandhi had a close association in the early 1920s.
deferred till June 5 Lucknow, June 1
There was no mention of Governor’s sanction being sought
by the CBI to prosecute UP Chief Minister Mayawati, an
accused in the Taj Corridor case, before a special court
today, which deferred hearing till June 5.
‘Green’ chit for
most colonisers Chandigarh, June 1
Giving a “green” chit to most of the colonisers in the state, whose
NoCs had been cancelled by the Punjab Pollution Control Board, a
high-powered committee of the government has recommended restoration of
the NoCs to these colonisers. The committee, headed by the chief
administrator, Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority (Puda),
has stated that there was no logic in cancelling the NoCs of those
projects, which fall within the earmarked residential zones of master
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