2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Stage set for Phase II J-K polls today
Omar Abdullah’s fate hangs in balance;
separatists call for ‘Ganderbal Chalo’ march Srinagar, November 22
The stage is set for tomorrow’s polling in six constituencies in the second phase of elections in Jammu and Kashmir, which include the prestigious
constituency of Ganderbal and Kangan in the newly created Ganderbal district near here.
killed in Baramulla Srinagar,
Public anger swept across
the north Kashmir town of Baramulla as two persons, including
a 15-year-old youth playing cricket who became a collateral
casualty when PSOs of a candidate fired at a stone-throwing
anti-election mob, were killed in firing from police and CRPF.
‘Pakistan won’t be
the first to use nuclear weapon against India’ Zardari
declares ‘hand-off’ Kashmir policy New Delhi, November 22
Unveiling Pakistan’s nuclear
doctrine under a democratic government, President Asif Ali Zardari today
declared that Islamabad would pursue a policy of ‘no-first use’ of
nuclear weapons and went a step further by proposing a south Asia
Singh SGPC chief for 4th time Unpleasant scenes mar
general house, Haryana members to boycott committee Amritsar, November 22
Avtar Singh was re-elected SGPC
chief for the fourth consecutive term with a voice vote at Teja Singh
Samundari Hall here today. He has become the 40th president of the SGPC,
also called mini-Parliament of the Sikhs.
SGPC member from Haryana Jagdish Singh Jhinda (right) argues with Avtar Singh over representation for Haryana in the SGPC executive committee
in Amritsar on Saturday.
Tribune photo: Vishal Kumar
minister rules out POTA-like law New Delhi, November 22
While ruling out the possibility of
introducing any tougher law like POTA to deal with terrorism, home
minister Shivraj Patil today claimed there had been fewer terror attacks
in the last four-and-a-half-years under the UPA government as compared
to the period before and regretted that an impression was being created
that the number of such incidents had increased.
she? Hasn’t she? New
York, November 22
The flip-flop over the future plans
of Hillary Rodham Clinton continues. Though there are reports that
discussions are “very much on track” for her to accept the post of
secretary of state under the Obama administration, Clinton officials
flatly denied that she had accepted the job offer.
Polls 2008: Rajasthan
Rebels major worry for BJP, Congress Jaipur, November 22
Rebels of both Congress and BJP are all set to give the parties a run for their money in the state with 50 BJP leaders, including 10
MLAs, and 55 Congress leaders are either contesting elections on their own or openly campaigning against their original parties.
Polls 2008: Madhya Pradesh
BJP and Congress caught up in ad war
It was not a printer's devil! Eyebrows were raised in this big commercial city and elsewhere in Madhya Pradesh when people recently saw senior Congress leader Margaret Alva's picture in a Bharatiya Janata Party's election campaign advertisement in newspapers.
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