2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
meets PM, Maya
battle hots up
The political process
in the UPA for the selection of the candidate for the
presidential election gathered pace today with the
Congress president Sonia Gandhi going to the house of BSP
chief and UP Chief Minister Mayawati over dinner to firm
up her party's support for the UPA's nominee.
challenges bail for Today Homes officials
Finding it hard to
call accused persons for examination by the Vigilance
Bureau in the multi-crore Ludhiana City Centre scam, the
Punjab government today filed yet another set of appeals
in the Supreme Court challenging the grant of anticipatory
bail to the executives of Delhi-based companies Today
Homes and Today Hotels.
walls, 4 men, only 1 fan, 1 toilet...
A 12 x 10 room, damp
walls, a tattered mat on the floor to sleep on, a pedestal
fan kept outside the bars and an Indian style toilet seat
in a corner of the room to be used by four inmates in full
view of each other. This is the lock up at the Sadar
police station where ex-media adviser B.I.S. Chahal spent
his first night in custody.
Punjab page: Chahal
in police custody till June 14