2010, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
on boil, youth sets himself ablaze n
Enraged students torch RTC buses
600 agitators arrested
City turns into a fortress with deployment of 20,000 cops Hyderabad,
Andhra Pradesh capital was
once again on the boil today as tragedy struck a protest rally
by pro-Telangana students following self-immolation attempt by
one of the students, triggering tension at Osmania University,
the epicentre of the statehood agitation.
Students of Nizam College raise slogans during a demonstration for separate Telangana state in Hyderabad on Saturday. — PTI
proposes special fund for Telangana Hyderabad, February 20
In the backdrop of raging Telangana
movement, the Andhra Pradesh government today proposed to create a
special fund for tackling regional imbalances, a factor that forms the
core of the demand for separate state.
in Batala after inter-community clashes Batala/ Bathinda, February
Members of the Christian and Hindu
communities clashed and vandalised public property here today over
publication of a picture of Jesus Christ in an allegedly objectionable
manner by a Delhi-based publisher and at a welcome gate erected for Ram
Navmi celebrations at Jalandhar recently.
Angry over ‘disrespect’ to Jesus Christ in a poster, protesters stop a train at Bathinda on Saturday. A Tribune photograph
offer valid for Sikhs: PC Attari (Amritsar), February
Making it clear that the new
surrender police being drafted by the Centre is for one and all, Union
Home Minister P Chidambaram today said the government would facilitate
the return of Sikh militants settled abroad if they give up the demand
for Khalistan and shun the path of violence.
alert in Puducherry Puducherry, February 20
The Union Home Ministry has issued
an alert about a possible terror attack in Puducherry, which has a large
number of French nationals and attracts foreign tourists, prompting
deployment of commandos at vulnerable points as part of strengthening
the security apparatus.
as hockey heroes refuse to take field Chandigarh, February 20
The massive crowd that turned up at
the Sector 42 Hockey Stadium this evening came looking for not only some
exciting or thrilling bouts of entertainment but also to have a glimpse
of their heroes who from next weekend onwards would be competing against
the top teams in an endeavour to regain lost glory in the sport.
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