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Walmart lobbying report, quota Bill stall RS
Opposition presses for probe into retail giant’s ‘illegality’, wants statement by PM
New Delhi, December 10
The Rajya Sabha witnessed uproarious scenes today with the BJP raising a storm over allegations that Walmart had indulged in corruption to enter the Indian retail market and the Samajwadi Party forcing adjournment of the House over the quota in promotions Bill.

No blank cheque for NC: Cong
2014 poll tie-up: Party wants to keep options open
Jammu, December 10
Most Congress leaders in Jammu and Kashmir have said no to a pre-poll alliance with its current ally, the National Conference. It wants to keep its options open for the next Assembly polls due in 2014.

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Affordable housing plans take centrestage
Ahmedabad, December 10
"Housing" has taken centrestage in the Gujarat Assembly elections with both the major contestants for power, the ruling BJP and the Congress, are vying with each other to woo the voters promising affordable housing schemes.
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MURDER of a policeman
I asked cops to come along, they didn’t: Relative
Amritsar, December 10
Mystery continues to shroud as to why slain Assistant Sub-Inspector Ravinderpal Singh did not leave the crime scene for about 20 minutes after being first shot at. One of the relatives of the ASI, who was supposed to have taken him away in his car, spoke to The Tribune about those crucial 20 minutes.

Punjab page: Submit names of policemen who fled the crime scene: Sukhbir
Cong MPs seeks President’s rule

Faridabad wall collapse kills 4
Faridabad, December 10
Four labourers died in Faridabad today when a boundary wall of a crusher zone caved in. The incident happened late this evening at Pali crusher zone, reportedly owned by a Haryana Cabinet and rented by Sushil Kumar, a resident of Delhi. The police said the 12-foot boundary wall, which was freshly constructed, collapsed when a tyre of a JCB machine hit it.





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500 more BSF outposts to check infiltration
New Delhi, December 10
The Border Security Force will get 509 more border outposts (BOPs) along the country’s international boundary with Pakistan and Bangladesh to prevent infiltration and cross-border smuggling in the next two years.

End caste, religion barriers in Army recruitment: PIL
Supreme Court seeks opinion of Solicitor General on the issue
New Delhi, December 10
The Supreme Court today sought the assistance of Solicitor General Rohinton Nariman in adjudicating a PIL that has sought abolition of recruitments in the Army on the basis of caste, religion and region which was part of the divide and rule strategy of the British to prevent the emergence of national loyalty among service personnel or a monolithic integrated Indian Army.




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