2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
bid to disrupt polls New Delhi, March 26
As many as five
conversations between militants belonging to the Lashkar-e-Toiba
(LeT) and their handlers in Pakistan, intercepted by Indian
intelligence agencies, indicate a serious bid by the ISI to
disrupt the general election and target Indian leaders during
ISI ‘helping’ Taliban spread terror in
Operatives in Pakistan's military intelligence agency are helping the Taliban continue its campaign of terror in Afghanistan, and other terrorist groups such as
Lashkar-e-Toiba, which India blames for the Mumbai attacks, according to US government officials.
Allies leave Congress in the
lurch New Delhi, March 26
The Congress today suffered a setback in the run-up to next month’s general election as it lost an important ally in Tamil Nadu and faced the heat from its estranged allies in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, who have joined hands to form a formidable partnership against the grand old parties in these crucial states.
Polls 2009 Lalu,
Mulayam, Paswan join hands Patna, March 26
In a significant political development that may have an impact in Bihar and UP, the
Lalu-led RJD and the Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP have joined hands with the Mulayam Singh
Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) for the Lok Sabha polls.
Announcing the new alliance to newsmen here today, Lalu Prasad
said the SP would not field any candidate on the 40 Lok Sabha
seats in Bihar and in return the RJD and LJP would not put their
nominees in Uttar Pradesh.
PMK quits UPA, joins AIADMK
front Chennai, March 26
The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) today announced its decision to quit the UPA and join the alliance led by J Jayalalithaa in Tamil
Son stabs PAU don
to death Ludhiana, March 26
Dr Charanjit Singh Malhi, Professor of Zoology of Punjab Agricultural University, was killed by his son in his house in BRS Nagar here
Gunfight resumes in Hafrada
forests 2 militants killed in Bandipor, Lolab Kupwara, March 26
The security forces gunned down two militants belonging to Pakistan-based outfits.
A police official said Abdullah Uni, district commander of the LeT, was killed in an encounter in Dooraswani in the Lolab forests last night. A soldier also received splinter injuries. The slain militant hailed from POK.
Amritsar Incest Girl wants death for father Amritsar, March 26
“My father is the cruellest man on earth and he should be shot dead,” says the 21-year-old alleged rape victim, who was brought to the Jallianwala Bagh memorial Civil Hospital for medical examination
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