2008, Chandigarh, India
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Complaint of ‘misconduct’ against Calcutta HC Judge Soumitra Sen
Government to initiate impeachment proceedings New Delhi, September 8
India is set to witness its second impeachment proceedings in Parliament against a Judge, with law minister H.R. Bhardwaj today confirming the complaint of ''misconduct'' against the Calcutta High Court Judge Soumitra Sen and stating that the government would start the process for his removal as recommended by Supreme Court Chief Justice
Along with millions of readers and admirers, The Tribune pays homage to its founder, Sardar Dyal Singh
Majithia, who passed into eternity on this day 110 years ago.
must be consistent with US Act’ If the Bush
administration wants to get the US-India civilian nuclear
agreement wrapped up before the end of the year it must assure
Congress that a recent India-specific waiver given by the
Nuclear Suppliers Group is consistent with the US Act that
enables nuclear cooperation with India, according to a senior
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New Delhi, September 8
Amid simmering tension in
Sino-Indian relations, India is understood to have conveyed to
China its disappointment over Beijing’s attempt to stonewall a
consensus at the NSG meeting in Vienna to consider the India
specific waiver from September 4-6.
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee and his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi smile before their meeting in New Delhi on Monday. — Reuters
100 hurt in Srinagar clashes Srinagar, September 8
Over 100 persons, including over 48
cops and CRPF personnel, were injured in a series of clashes between
crowds of protesters and security personnel across the valley,
especially in and around Srinagar.
A policeman throws back stones towards protesters as other policemen take cover behind a wall during a protest in Srinagar on Monday.
inevitable Chandigarh, September 8
Confrontation looks inevitable when
Punjab Vidhan Sabha assembles after a four-day break on Wednesday
afternoon to decide action on the House Committee report that has
indicted former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and three of his
colleagues in Amritsar Improvement Trust land exemption case.
Swami’s murder Naxals claim
responsibility The Naxal outfit of the CPI
(Maoist) today claimed responsibility for the killing of Kandhamal’s
VHP leader Laxmananda Saraswati. With this confession, ongoing
investigations into the killing of the Sangh Parivar leader will take a
Rohtak Incident Postmortem
report belies admn claims Plastic bullets recovered from
teacher’s body Rohtak, September 8
The postmortem examination of Raj
Rani, the woman guest teacher who was killed in yesterday’s firing,
has belied the claims of the local police and administrative authorities
that she had not been shot by the police. The postmortem report revealed
that she had died due to shock and haemorrhage caused as a result of
firearm (bullet) injury.
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