2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Suddenly, Left pours respect on PM New Delhi, October 31
Notwithstanding the bitter standoff between the Congress-led UPA government and the Left parties on the Indo-US Nuclear deal, CPM general secretary Prakash Karat has said they recognised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s strong convictions about the soundness and utility of the agreement but there would be no going back on the Left’s stance.
Virk gets bail Chandigarh, October 31
Granting bail to Punjab’s former director-general of police S.S Virk in a corruption case, Justice
H.S. Bhalla of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today ruled that detaining him behind bars would put him on “slow fire” as the trial was likely to take
teachers face a dark Diwali Fatehgarh
Sahib, October 31
With no salaries for
the past seven months there seems to be no festivity for
over 8,000 teachers working in 399 government-aided schools
this season. A large number of teachers are left with no
option than to approach banks for loans to meet their daily
bandh hits life Kolkata,
Yet another Bangla
bandh was observed today against killings in Nandigram and
Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharhee’s alleged misuse of
the police and the official machinery for their vested
The Howrah bridge looks deserted during the West Bengal bandh called by the TMC in Kolkata on Wednesday.
— PTI photo
Karnataka Guv submits report
BJP threatens to parade MLAs Bangalore, October 31
Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur today put the ball over the re-formation of a BJP-Janata Dal (Secular) government in the Centre’s court by submitting his report on the entire matter to the President.
meets PM New
Delhi, October 31
A high-level BJP
delegation led by leader of the opposition L.K. Advani
today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to stress for
revocation of President’s rule in Karnataka to pave
the way for the installation of JD (S)-BJP government
in the state.
Activists of the All-India Sikh Conference raise slogans during their protest march from Raj Ghat to the Supreme Court, demanding suo motu action against accused of ’84 Delhi riots, in New Delhi on Wednesday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal (Details on Nation
Sat Mahajan calls it a day Nurpur,
Congress stalwart Sat Mahajan, who dominated the
political scene in the state for more than five
decades, has called it a day citing age and family
problems. The Congress veteran and revenue minister
served five terms in the Assembly, remained a minister
for 18 years.
DA slab released Shimla, October 31
The state government today released a DA instalment to its employees which became due from July. The employees will be paid dearness allowance at the rate of 41 per cent, up 6 per cent, with the salaries of November. The arrears of additional 6 per cent dearness allowance from July to October will be paid in cash in November.
without borders Married to Indian, Pak girl
refuses to go back Rajouri, October 31
A boy from India goes to Pakistan,
falls in love with a Pakistani girl, marries her, comes back leaving his
wife in that country. A year later, the wife of the Indian delivers a
baby boy. A year later she applies for visa, gets it and arrives with
her father and child to meet her husband. After meeting him, she refuses
to go back to Pakistan.
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