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 Governor has power to pardon if Sanjay Dutt appeals: Law Minister...more
 Bollywood rallies behind Dutt...more
 Dignity of Indian judicial process upheld: Manmohan
 Delhi terror plot foiled, suspected Hizbul terrorist held...more
 HC allows media coverage of gang-rape trial...more
 Lok Sabha adjourned for the day, to meet
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'93 Mumbai blasts: SC upholds death for Yakub, 5-year jail for Sanjay Dutt
Pak played key role in training accused involved in serial explosions: Court
New Delhi, March 21
Confirming Pakistan’s role in the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai, the Supreme Court today upheld the death sentence awarded to the mastermind Yakub Memon, brother of absconding accused Tiger Memon, but commuted the death penalty of 10 others citing several reasons, including the fact that they have been in jail for 20 years.

Nation page: ‘Shattered’ Sanjay Dutt explores legal options
Not much impact likely on Bollywood
Edit page: Arms and the act

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India votes against Sri Lanka at UN
New Delhi, March 21
India today voted in favour of the US-sponsored resolution for promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva. It however failed to get its amendments incorporated in the text of the document.

CBI raids Stalin’s house, triggers row
Timing unfortunate: PM Somebody played mischief: Sibal Procedures strictly followed: CBI
Chennai/New Delhi, March 21
DMK treasurer MK Stalin at his residence in Chennai on ThursdayThe CBI today raided the house of DMK leader M K Stalin — two days after the ally pulled out of the UPA — triggering a political controversy with an upset Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying its timing was “unfortunate”.
DMK treasurer MK Stalin at his residence in Chennai on Thursday. — PTI

Probe agency denies political link
New Delhi, March 21
The decision of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to carry out searches at the residence of DMK leader MK Stalin in Chennai created a fresh controversy for the Central government that came under attack from the Opposition for using the premier investigation agency for political purposes, a charge vehemently denied both by the government and the CBI.

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RK Raghavan
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PUNJAB: Some cheer, but several problems not addressed

HARYANA: Raise standard of education: Pranab

J&KStung by Jugal’s suspension, BJP to take on NC over Afzal

HIMACHAL: Budget growth-oriented, people-centric, claims CM

CHANDIGARH: Don’t look to Centre for grants: Patil

LUDHIANA: MC bows to pressure tactics

DELHI: 4 rapes in two days shame Delhi again
BUSINESS: RBI downplays money-laundering allegations against private banks
OPINIONS: Arms and the act

NATION: Parliament clears anti-rape Bill

SPORTS: Aussies’ humiliation could be complete
WORLD: Obama says fully committed to create sovereign Palestine state


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Marines to return for trial, says Italy
Massimiliano Latorre (R) and Salvatore GironeRome, March 21
The Italian Government has said it will return to India two marines facing charges of killing two fishermen. 

Massimiliano Latorre (R) and Salvatore Girone

BSF jawan dead in J-K ambush
Srinagar, March 21
Barely a week after fidayeen (suicide) attackers struck in the Bemina area of Srinagar, killing five CRPF personnel, suspected militants today opened fire at a BSF convoy on the outskirts of the city, resulting in the death of one jawan and injuries to two.

Police custody for MLAs who assaulted cop
Mumbai, March 21
Bahujan Vikas Aghadi MLA Kshitij Thakur and Ram Kadam of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, who were among several others charged with assaulting a police officer inside the Maharashtra Assembly complex on Tuesday, today surrendered before the Mumbai Crime Branch.

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SARS-like disease keeping health experts on toes
Shyam Bhatia In London
International health experts are working full time to find ways of a deadly new virus originating from West Asia that has so far killed nine and infected 15 adults. The precise source of the coronavirus (SARS CoV) has yet to be determined. But it belongs to the same family as the deadly SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome)-type virus that can result in pneumonia and kidney failure.


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