Saturday, October 27, 2012, Chandigarh, India
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 Soni, Wasnik, Sahay resign ahead of Cabinet reshuffle...more
Tariq Anwar to get Cabinet berth: NCP...more
I am making way for younger blood: Krishna...more
 Abducted Indian child killed in US...more
 Amazing to see the rise of F1 in India: Hamilton...more
 Saina enters French Open semifinal...more

Krishna resigns ahead of Cabinet rejig
Says leaving to make way for youngsters 
Ambika Soni, Anand Sharma and Kapil Sibal probable contenders 
New Delhi, October 26
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna resigned from the Cabinet today, setting the stage for the long-awaited ministerial shake-up. Eighty-year-old Krishna sent his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying he is leaving to make way for youngsters.
External Affairs Minister S M Krishna with Union Minister for Finance P Chidambaram and Defence Minister A K Antony in New Delhi.
External Affairs Minister S M Krishna with Union Minister for Finance P Chidambaram and Defence Minister A K Antony in New Delhi. Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal

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Four Haryana DCs say Vadra land deals clean
Chandigarh, October 26
In a virtual clean chit to UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s businessman son-in-law Robert Vadra, district commissioners (DCs) of four districts in the National Capital Region (NCR) of Haryana have claimed that there had been no undervaluation of properties sold or bought by him or his companies since January 1, 2005.

BJP questions clean chit to Robert Vadra
New Delhi, October 26
The BJP today questioned the “clean chit” given by the Haryana Government to the land deals of Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and demanded an independent probe to find out the truth.
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Dowry harassment
Trial only if charges are specific: SC
New Delhi, October 26
Observing that newly wed women involved in matrimonial disputes tend to level allegations against the entire family of the in-laws, the Supreme Court has ruled that the accused persons in such cases should be subjected to trial only if there were specific allegations in the FIRs. It was a “fact borne out of experience that there is a tendency to involve the entire family members of the household in the domestic quarrel taking place in a matrimonial dispute specially if it happens soon after the wedding,” a Bench comprising Justices TS Thakur and Gyan Sudha Misra held in a judgment in a dowry harassment case.


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Vettel scorches Buddh track

New Delhi, Oct 26
Sebastian Vettel scorched the track to give a glimpse of the sparks to fly over the next two days when he took pole position in both the practice sessions of the Indian Formula I Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit here today. The Red Bull star, who is closing in on the championship crown for a hattrick, clocked 1:27.619 in the first practice session in the morning. 

Show is on: Bhatti’s film premieres day after his death
Chandigarh, October 26
The king of comedy and spoof, Jaspal Bhatti, got a standing ovation as soon as he appeared on screen during a special premiere on the opening day of his movie “Power Cut” at a multiplex this evening. As soon as he appeared in his usual comical attire on screen, his family members and fellow artistes, including wife Savita Bhatti, son Jasraj Bhatti, Gurdas Maan, Bhagwant Mann, Harbhajan Mann, Gupreet Singh Ghuggi, Jasbir Jassi and others, gave him a standing ovation followed by cheering from the packed audience.

IM operative held for planning ‘fidayeen’ attack at Bodh Gaya
New Delhi, October 26
The arrest of a suspected member of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) from Hyderabad has unravelled the terror outfit’s plan to carry out a “fidayeen” attack at Bodh Gaya in Bihar. The arrested IM operative, Sayed Maqbool, 35, alias Zuber, belongs to Dharmabad in Nanded, Maharashtra. He was arrested from Hyderabad on October 23.


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