2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
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alone can tackle terror: Sonia New Delhi, February
Congress president Sonia
Gandhi today set the tone for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections
with a twin attack against Pakistan and the BJP even as she
urged party cadres to propagate the UPA government’s
achievements in their poll campaign.
bats for young blood in politics New Delhi, February
Congress general secretary
Rahul Gandhi on Sunday made a strong pitch for giving more
representation to youth in electoral politics.
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress general secretary at a party conclave in New Delhi on Sunday.
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does not rule out support to secular govt New Delhi, February
The CPM, which led the Left
Front’s withdrawal of support to the UPA government on Indo-US
nuclear deal, has not ruled out supporting a secular government
in which Congress may be a part but not leading it.
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or terror? BJP in a fix Nagpur, February 8
The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP)
wound up its three-day national executive meet held to chalk out
a strategy for the forthcoming general elections here today, but
without reaching on a conclusion whether the party would revert
to its pet plank of Ram and Ram Mandir or stick to terrorism.
Sharp turns Troubled
times lie ahead by H.K. Dua INDIA is caught
in an unwelcome situation at present, almost in a dilemma
about what it should do to come out of it. While the
present is weighing heavy on its mind, the uncertainty
about the future is worrying.
NRI gets water-purifying
system installed Fighting
Budda Nullah curse Khurshidpura
(Ludhiana), February 8
Clean water was made
available to nearly 1,500 residents of this village yesterday
after years of drinking polluted underground water courtesy the
NRI Joginder Singh shows a community
water-purifying system installed at Khurshidpura village in Ludhiana.
A Tribune photograph
Pension Pangs War veterans
return bravery medals New Delhi, February 8
Peeved at disparity in pension
between the same rank personnel and the Union government’s inability
in addressing the issue, a large number of ex-servicemen today returned
their bravery medals to President Pratibha Patil, the supreme commander
of the defence forces.
READY FOR ANOTHER BATTLE: Ex-servicemen, demanding the implementation of ‘one rank, one
pension’, show their gallantry medals before returning them in protest to President Pratibha Patil
at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday. Tribune photo: Manas Ranjan Bhui
Trust Scam VB
quizzes Amarinder Team returns
‘dissatisfied’ Patiala, February 8
Former Chief Minister
Amarinder Singh was today quizzed by a team of four high-profile
Vigilance Bureau (VB) officials at Moti Bagh Palace here in
connection with the Amritsar Improvement Trust scam.
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