2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Signing of N-deal put off for now
India is not keen to sign the deal without reading the draft of the statement to be made by President Bush while signing the legislation into a law
New Delhi, October 4
There is many a slip between the cup and the lip.
The proverb seems to be proving true as far as the
Indo-US nuclear deal is concerned.
Bush to sign Bill on Oct 8 US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice with minister of external affairs Pranab Mukherjee before the meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on Saturday.
Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal
Advani takes up Modi’s visa with Rice New Delhi, October 4
Leader of the Opposition L.K. Advani took up strongly with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice here today the issue of purported denial of visa to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra
Left, TC cadres clash as Tatas
dismantle plant Kolkata, October 4
While the Tatas dismantled the Nano motor plant today, following Ratan Tata’s decision to pull out of
Singur, CPI(M) and the Trinamool Congress cadres clashed at several places in and around
Singur, holding each other responsible for the fate of the Nano car project.
Children stand beside a replica of Tata Motors’ “Nano” car in front of a pandal made on a theme of the Tata Motors Nano manufacturing factory in Kolkata on Saturday. — Reuters
SP threatens to withdraw support New Delhi, October 4
Samajwadi Party has threatened to withdraw support to the UPA government in the event a judicial inquiry establishes a fake encounter in Jamia last Saturday and asked Home Minister Shivraj Patil to resign and stay out of office till such an inquiry is completed.
20-year jail for ex-Gujarat minister Surat, October 4
Former Congress minister Mohammad Surti and four others were today sentenced to 20 years in prison, while seven others were awarded a 10-year jail term in the 1993 Surat blasts case.
Communal clashes claim 7 lives in Assam Guwahati, October 4
Tension continued to engulf parts of Udalguri and Darrang districts of north Assam today even as communal violence that erupted last morning has so far claimed seven lives.
Police still clueless about twin murders Dehra Dun, October 4
Eleven days after the bodies of Christian missionary Samuel Francis and his disciple Mercy were recovered from Samarpan Ashram in
Sahaspur, senior superintendent of police Amit Sinha and scientists yesterday visited the ashram to examine the crime scene.
Mehsud spotted in Pak village Islamabad, October 4
Amid conflicting reports about his death following prolonged illness, Pakistani Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud made an appearance in a remote village in the country’s restive tribal region, witnesses have claimed.
Maya wants BPL quota hiked Lucknow, October 4
Chief Minister Mayawati has written to the Prime Minister
to suitably revise Uttar Pradesh’s fixed quota of 99 lakh
below poverty line (BPL) families, which had been fixed
six years ago.
‘I spoke up so the voiceless could
get a voice’
Rape victim of Kandhamal wants CBI
inquiry into her case New Delhi, October 4
For the Catholic nuns at Jharsuguda district in Orissa, it has been a tough day. Forty days after one of their own, Meeta Mohanty (name changed), was allegedly raped and paraded naked by Hindu radicals in
Balliguda, she was told that the authorities had finally admitted to occurrence of the crime, and asked the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to investigate
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