2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Parties want single phase
New Delhi, February
Their much-publicised differences notwithstanding, Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami and Election Commissioner Navin Chawla today got down to the business of smooth conduct of the Lok Sabha polls. In this connection, they met representatives of national and regional parties here.
SITTING TOGETHER BUT LOOKING IN DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS: Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami
and Election Commissioner Navin Chawla at a meeting with representatives of political parties in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal
take: ‘No official word yet’ New Delhi, February
After Pakistan, it is now
perhaps the turn of the Indian establishment to speak in
different voices on Islamabad’s response to the dossier
prepared by India on the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
26/11 Dossier Pak to
brief envoy to India Islamabad, February
Commissioner to India Shahid Malik arrived here today for
consultations to finalise the country’s response to the Indian
dossier on the Mumbai attack which is expected to be handed over
this week. Pakistan’s response is in its final stage and is
being vetted by the foreign and interior ministries so that it can
be handed over to India, diplomatic and other sources told PTI.
Antony says Pakistan epicentre of global terrorism New Delhi, February
Defence minister AK Antony
today termed Pakistan as the “epicentre” of global
terrorism. His remarks replicate the strong words used by the
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, External Affairs Minister Pranab
Mukherjee and also those of newly elected US President Barack
honour’s sake, girl shot dead in Punjab Mandi Ahmedgarh,
Inderjot Kaur (17) of Maherna
Kalan village in Ludhiana district was shot dead by her father for
honour. He could not stomach her relationship with a boy of the
village. Nirmal Singh (60) pumped two bullets into her with his
licensed .315 bore rifle. She died on the spot.
Lucknow, February 3
In a shocking show of
brutality, a six-year-old Dalit girl was pulled by her hair and
mercilessly thrashed in full public view by a senior sub-inspector
of Uttar Pradesh police today. Her fault: She had ‘stolen’ Rs
280. The incident is of Jaswantnagar police station in Etawah.
Six-year-old Komal being assaulted by two Uttar Pradesh cops for allegedly stealing money in Etawah district on Monday. — PTI
dump the hot potato Khanna, February 3
Farmers today spilled
potatoes on roads to lodge their protest with the Punjab
government. They alleged that the government had been cheating
them for the past many years and had not fulfilled their
caged: Appeals outlast jail terms Chandigarh,
For thousands of convicts
lodged in various jails in Punjab and Haryana, the long wait for
the outcome of their appeals pending in various higher courts
might just outlive their sentence, if not them.
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