2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Akalis take rural bodies
Cong loses heavily in Malwa, Majha; BJP nowhere Chandigarh, May 14
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today swept the elections to the Zila Parishads and Panchayat Samitis and the Congress put up a fight in the Doaba region while the BJP was virtual non-starter except in its pockets of influence.
Blood in Pink City
13 rounded up in Jaipur Jaipur, May 14
A day after the serial blasts, an uneasy clam prevailed in the Pink City today. Hindus and Muslims living in common neighbourhoods in the walled-city cremated their dead overwhelmed by grief that the last night blasts brought.
case against Badals SC stays
hearing in Mohali court New Delhi, May 14
In a significant development, the
Supreme Court today restrained the special court at Ropar, hearing the
disproportionate assets case against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh
Badal and others, from proceeding further with the trial.
troops fire on Indian positions Srinagar, May 14
Less than a week after cross border
firing in Samba sector of Jammu region, the Pakistan army, violating the
ceasefire, reportedly fired from across the LoC on Tuesday evening in
Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district in north Kashmir. The incident took
place at around 6 pm when the Pakistan Army opened unprovoked fire
towards Papa bunker in Tangdhar area last evening, said defence PRO
Lt-Col A. K. Mathur.
nails gurdwara panel chief; govt moves in for the kill Amritsar, May 14
The state government has initiated
a move to remove Kashmir Singh Patti, president, Sikh Gurdwara
Judicial Commission, following his alleged indictment in probe by
a senior IAS officer. Patti was nominated member of the commission
by the Amarinder Singh government.
Kashmir Singh Patti
Slapstick Bhajji gets off lightly with ban for 5 matches Nanavati panel says any further instance of misconduct will invoke a life ban
Mumbai, May 14
Temperamental off-spinner Harbhajan Singh today got away with a five-match ODI ban for slapping his India teammate S Sreesanth and was warned by the cricket board of a life ban for any further misconduct on his part.
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man comes alive to save accused Chandigarh, May 14
Dead men do tell tales. Nearly
three years after a Panipat resident was thrown into a canal and charges
were framed against the accused, the ‘drowned man’ surfaced in a
court for rescuing his ‘murderers’. But before the law could take
its course, the prime accused was compelled to spend over 15 months
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