2009, Chandigarh, India
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EC bans exit polls Campaign for first phase ends, polling tomorrow New Delhi, April 14
Curtains came down today on an acrimonious campaign in 124 constituencies in 17 states for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls on April 16, with electioneering marked by a bitter war of words between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and hopeful LK Advani and joined by others.
PM, Advani face-off
in Parliament New Delhi, April 14
The ongoing war-of-words between Manmohan Singh and leader of Opposition LK Advani hit a new political low here today.
At two separate functions here today even social niceties were missing.
WHEN TWO IS A CROWD:Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Opposition leader
LK Advani in Parliament on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph
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Rahul says PM is ‘Sher-e-Punjab’ Talwandi
Sabo ( Bathinda), April 14
Criticising the BJP for describing
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a weak PM, Congress general secretary
Rahul Gandhi today described the PM as “ Sher-e-Punjab” (Lion of
Punjab) and the “pride of India”. He was addressing an election
meeting in support of Congress candidate Raninder Singh.
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Rahul Gandhi in Bathinda.
— Tribune photo by Malkiat Singh
Hate Speech Case BJP Kandhamal candidate arrested Troubles for the Sangh Parivar in Orissa increased further on Tuesday after the police finally arrested BJP's Lok Sabha candidate from
Kandhamal, Ashok Sahu, and the local court rejected his bail plea later during the day.
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killed in Chamba bus mishap Dharamsala, April 14
Nineteen people were killed as a
private bus fell into about 250 metres deep gorge on the Nacrat-Chaju
road near Tiwarti, about 70 km from Chamba district headquarters.
Seven soldiers die in avalanche, 8
rescued Srinagar, April 14
Seven soldiers were buried alive under a snow avalanche that hit an Army post in the Shamshbari range of forests in Kupwara district during the intervening night of April 13 and
India, B’desh to fight terror jointly, says Menon
Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon has assured Bangladesh that relations between the two neighbouring nations would not change after the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and both would continue to work jointly towards countering various problems, especially terrorism.
Missing Girl Child-II A Tribune Exclusive Nawanshahr doles out a fair
deal Nawanshahr, April 14
Julah Majra in Nawanshahr district is one of the few villages in Punjab where one gets to savour an unusual sight. As the final bell rings at the government school here, hundreds of girls, clearly outnumbering the boys, tramp out of the
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