2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
All eyes on Sonia, court New Delhi, April 8
Congress leader Jagdish Tytler’s fate continued to hang in balance today as the party leadership was still to take view on his candidature for the Lok Sabha
Withdrawal of ticket to Tytler and Sajjan will not be an
adequate answer. Only total justice can help heal wounds. — Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal
US seeks greater role for
India Cannot settle Afghanistan without your help: Holbrooke New Delhi, April 8
The US today sought to quell speculation that it was nudging India to resume the composite dialogue process with Pakistan and asserted that the Afghanistan problem could not be resolved without New Delhi’s active
Richard Holbrooke with Admiral Mike Mullen (L) at a press conference on Wednesday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal
is back in SAD Chandigarh,
Late Captain Kanwaljit
Singh’s son Jasjit Singh Bunny today returned into the Shiromani
Akali Dal (SAD) on the demand of Akali workers of the Banur
constituency and said he was placing himself at the disposal of
“father-like figure of Parkash Singh Badal”. The turnaround was scripted at his sector nine residence by his mother Sarabjit Kaur as well as by Capt Kanwaljit’s supporters, who held party meetings at various places in the constituency before gathering at his residence to make a “final appeal”.
Advani files nomination
Gandhinagar, April 8
BJP’s prime ministerial aspirant LK Advani filed his nomination for the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat today and promised that the
BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), if voted to power, would strive to bring back black money stashed in tax havens
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Pawar flirts with
BJD in Orissa Addresses joint rallies with CM Patnaik New Delhi, April 8
NCP chief Sharad Pawar is not one to be cowed down by his senior partner. Aware of the wrong signals his absence from a Third Front rally in Orissa sent last week, Pawar was in Orissa today to address joint rallies with Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen
of officials: Maya lashes out at EC Lucknow, April 8
Reacting strongly to the Election Commission of India’s decision to
summarily remove the state’s principal secretary home, chief minister
Mayawati today warned that the EC and not the state government would be
responsible if any untoward incident took place during election time.
against tainted takes off Chandigarh, April 8
An appeal to all parties for not
giving ticket to persons with a tainted public image has received an
overwhelming response from eminent citizens and it is set to take the
shape of a public campaign. The appeal, which has been made by former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission and former Chief Justice JS
Verma, says: “There is a widespread and persistent feeling in our civil society that political corruption and criminalisation are two of the most serious maladies of the country’s governance”.
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