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BJP readies Team 2014, Modi gets key post
Party chief Rajnath Singh announces core team in a bid to rekindle Hindutva agenda
Stalwarts Yashwant, Jaswant sidelined
New Delhi, March 31
BJP president Rajnath Singh; Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi BJP president Rajnath Singh on Sunday announced his team for the 2014 General Elections, with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi striking a comeback in the Central Parliamentary Board, the party’s top-most policy and decision-making body, and ensuring the plum post of general secretary for his controversial protégé Amit Shah.

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After 6 years, ‘star of Gujarat’ returns to centrestage
New Delhi, march 31
The decision to re-induct Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi into the all-powerful BJP Parliamentary Board has once again turned the spotlight on a leader whose supporters see in him the party’s prime ministerial candidate in the Lok Sabha elections.

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Anna embarks on ‘Jantantra Yatra’ in Amritsar; says it’s 2nd freedom struggle
Amritsar, March 31
Anti-corruption crusader and social activist Anna Hazare today embarked on “Jantantra Yatra” after paying homage to the martyrs at the Jallianwalla Bagh while dubbing it as the “second freedom struggle” and vowing that they will not let the sacrifices of martyrs go waste.

Punjab page: Anna’s rally in Bathinda on April 3

Vijender took heroin 12 times: Punjab Police
Troubles galore: Vijender Singh
Chandigarh, Mar 31
In fresh trouble for international boxer and Olympic medallist Vijender Singh, Punjab Police today said he had consumed heroin 12 times after procuring it from alleged drug smugglers including NRI Anoop Singh Kahlon. "As per investigation conducted so far, Vijender Singh consumed the drug about 12 times and Ram Singh (his sparring partner) about five times," a Punjab Police statement said here.


PUNJAB: 3 siblings charred to death in Ludhiana

HARYANA: Dalits lay siege to CM's Rohtak residence

J&KState govt helped 6,198 ‘terror orphans’ under project ‘Assist’

HIMACHAL: Five litterateurs get lifetime achievement awards

CHANDIGARH: Monkeys play spoilsport for bride

LUDHIANA: Fate plays cruel joke on family

DELHI: Kejri's fast enters 9th day as protest gathers steam
BUSINESS: AirAsia incorporates Indian venture; files papers with MCA
OPINIONS: North Korean rhetoric

NATION: Rajnath presents a blend of youth & experience

SPORTS: National T20 title slips from Punjab hands
WORLD: US in touch with South Korea; ready to meet North’s threat


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All-time-high wheat yield in Punjab,
Haryana expected
Chandigarh, March 31
Punjab and Haryana are all set to achieve an all-time-high wheat production during the current procurement season that begins tomorrow. It is estimated that procurement will increase by 5 per cent over last year. Sources in the Food Corporation of India said Punjab was prepared to procure around 140 lakh tonnes while Haryana was aiming at around 90 lakh tonnes.

US in touch with South Korea; ready to meet North’s threat
Washington, March 31
The US has said it is in close touch with South Korea and is prepared for any possible threat from the North, amid escalating tension in the Korean peninsula after declaration of "state of war" by Pyongyang.
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Cash-strapped Punjab ends fee waiver
for schoolgirls
Chandigarh, March 31
Withdrawing its populist order after three years, the Punjab Education Department has ordered imposition of fees and other funds on girl students as well from Classes IX to XII. The order comes into effect from tomorrow.

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