2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
PC, Jaswant earn EC ire New Delhi/Jaipur,
In a flurry of orders, the
Election Commission today strongly disapproved of SP chief
Mulayam Singh Yadav’s remarks against a UP district magistrate
and issued notices to Home Minister P Chidambaram and BJP leader
Jaswant Singh for alleged violation of the model code.
bomber kills 22 in Pak In yet another
incident of suicide attack in Pakistan, at least 22 persons,
including four children, were killed and 35 injured when a
Shia congregation was targeted in Chakwal, about 50 km
south-east from here, on Sunday.
Grieving relatives of a victim
at a hospital. — AFP
NWFP police chief
says porous Afghan border main infiltration route ‘Qaida,Taliban
present across Pak’ New Delhi, April 5
In a sensational disclosure, a
top Pakistani police officer has said Al-Qaida and Taliban terrorists
were present in every town and city of Pakistan and had plans to
destabilise the Middle East to use the region as a "launch
pad" against the US and Europe.
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largely attended Bunny firm,
will be Independent Chhat (Banur), April 5
Jasjit Singh Bunny chose to
shun senior leadership of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya
Janta Party (BJP) by reiterating his decision to contest the Lok
Sabha elections from Patiala as an Independent candidate.
woman killed for ‘honour’ Fatehabad, April 5
The police has finally come out
with the revelation that the mysterious disappearance of a
19-year-old woman from her house in Chaplamouri village on the
intervening night of March 17 and 18 and the subsequent recovery of
her body from a canal near Pilimandori on March 25 was, in fact, a
case of honour killing.
to campaign in Assam tomorrow Tribal militant group
calls for 36-hour bandh Guwahati, April 5
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is
scheduled to hit the campaign trail in Assam on April 7 by addressing a
Congress election rally in Dibrugarh town under Dibrugarh Parliamentary
constituency in eastern Assam.
DMK releases list Karunanidhi’s
son to contest Chennai, April 5
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M
Karunanidhi’s son Azhagiri will contest from his bastion Madurai and
former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran has been fielded from the DMK’s
stronghold, Central Chennai, as per the list of candidates released by
the DMK today.
tops tax misery score: Forbes New York, April 5
India has earned a dubious
distinction of being the country adding maximum teeth to its tax regime
since last year, says a study by Forbes. While India still maintains a
relatively low rank of 23rd least friendly tax climate in this year’s
Tax Misery Index, topped by France with harshest taxes across the world,
it is ranked at top in terms of increase in its tax misery score, a
collective measure of maximum corporate, personal, social security and
sales tax rates.
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