2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
PC alert on terror
strikes Says Pakistan-based groups may target politicians New Delhi, March 18
The government has received inputs from intelligence agencies suggesting that Pakistan-based terrorist groups could target top political leaders in the run up to and during the Lok Sabha elections.
MAKING A POINT: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram and J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah address mediapersons in Jammu on Wednesday. Tribune photo: Anand Sharma
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A Tribune Exclusive Gopalaswami kicks up another row, now
Sonia Controversial thumbs down to Congress president’s Belgian honour New Delhi, March 18
The Election Commission has again been caught in a controversy. Authoritative sources confirmed to The Tribune that Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami has written a note of dissent in the case of Congress party President Sonia Gandhi receiving the Order of Leopold, a civilian
honour, in Belgium.
Meghalaya Assembly suspended Guwahati, March 18
The Union Cabinet today imposed President’s Rule in Meghalaya but decided to keep the Assembly in suspended animation. The meeting was presided over by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the first since he went through a successful by-pass surgery.
EC: Track Varun New Delhi/Lucknow, March 18
The Election Commission has directed that all rallies of BJP’s Pilibhit candidate Varun Gandhi be video tracked and also served notices on him and the BJP over the alleged hate speeches made by the Gandhi scion.
26/11: Pak wants more Islamabad, March 18
Pakistani authorities are not satisfied with India's response to Islamabad's 30 questions seeking more inputs on Mumbai terror attacks as it does not meet their requirements, a media report said today.
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Principal, teachers rape deaf & dumb Shimla, March 18
Charges of rape and sexual abuse by
six girl inmates of a home for the deaf and dumb being run by an NGO in
the Totu area of the state capital has left everyone shocked with the
police arresting three of the suspects after the matter came to light
out voter I-card applicants, admn told Jalandhar, March 18
Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab
Kusumjit Sidhu today directed all Deputy Commissioners to ensure that
any person approaching the authorities concerned for getting registered
as a voter should face no difficulty.
IPL Googly Chair for Badal
Jr, cheers for organisers Chandigarh, March 18
Having the deputy chief minister of Punjab as head of the organising committee for IPL’s Kings XI the last time over has its benefits. Well… benefits not for the state, but surely for the tournament
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