Chief of the
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Raj Thackeray was
arrested today nearly two weeks after his supporters ran
riot on the streets of Mumbai attacking North Indian
migrants. After picking up Raj from his residence in
Dadar in Central Mumbai, the police produced him before
a magistrate’s court at Vikhroli.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray is escorted after his arrest at his residence in Mumbai on Wednesday. — PTI
Nepal Crisis Indian
team begins talks with groups At a time when
Nepal is reeling under political uncertainties the visiting
delegation of Congress (I), a major Indian ruling party, which
arrived Kathmandu on Tuesday has intensified its hectic parlay
with the different ruling and opposition political leaders
including agitating Madhesi groups and tried to narrow down
the crisis of confidence in Nepal.
Democratic Senator Barack Obama extended his winning streak on
Tuesday night when he emerged triumphant in Washington, D.C.,
Virginia and Maryland and picked up enough delegates to vault past
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, the frontrunner for the party's
vows to reopen cases against Zardari Former chief minister of
Punjab Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi has vowed to reopen corruption cases
against Asif Zardari which were dropped under the National
Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) after elections.
faces EC notice New Delhi, February 13
In a rare split verdict, the
Election Commission today decided to serve a notice on Congress
President Sonia Gandhi on a complaint seeking her disqualification for
receiving a Belgian honour.
J&K Congress chief New Delhi, February 13
Union water resources minister
Saifuddin Soz will be the new president of the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh
Congress Committee (JKPCC), the party announced today. The move is aimed
at strengthening the Congress in the state at a crucial time as it goes
to polls later this year.
Natwar quits Cong
Jaipur, February 13
One and a half years after being
suspended from the Congress, senior leader and former external affairs
minister Natwar Singh today quit the party and announced to campaign
against it in the next general and Rajasthan Assembly elections.
up, R-power declines further Mumbai, February 13
The markets snapped the five-day
long losing streak with benchmark Sensex posting a smart, over 340
points gain even as the crisis-ridden global financial markets breathed
a little easier after reports of billionaire investor Warren Buffett's
$800-billion offer to US bonds.
Plan for Punjab, subsidies may be cut Chandigarh, February 13
Punjab will have Rs 6,100 crore
plan outlay for next fiscal year starting April 1. There is increase of
Rs 1,000 crore over the existing year. Power and agriculture sectors
would be thrust areas, sources said. Draft plan was placed at a high
-level meeting here today.
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