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Court orders reopening of ’84 riots case against Tytler
Sets aside 2009 CBI clean chit, tells agency to reinvestigate his role

New Delhi, April 10
Victims of 1984 riots raise slogans against Jagdish Tytler (inset) outside Karkardooma Court in New Delhi on Wednesday. A Delhi court on Wednesday set aside the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) closure report giving a clean chit to Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case 

Victims of 1984 riots raise slogans against Jagdish Tytler (inset) outside Karkardooma Court in New Delhi on Wednesday. Tribune photo: Manas Ranjan Bhui

The case so far
* November 1, 1984: Three persons killed in north Delhi in the riots that followed Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s killing
* Aug 8, 2005: Nanavati Commission report tabled in Parliament
* August 10: Govt said an FIR would be registered in the case
* November: Jagdish Tytler booked by CBI
* Oct 28, 2007: CBI gave clean chit to Tytler in its closure report 
* Dec 18: Court directed further probe after rejecting CBI report
* Apr 2, 2009: CBI filed second closure report in Tytler case
* July 10: Victims moved court seeking further investigation
* April 4, 2013: Order reserved on victims’ plea
* April 10: Reopening of case against Tytler ordered; CBI closure report set aside

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Manmohan in Germany, to seek greater business ties
Also hopes to garner Berlin’s support for India-EU trade pact 

April 10
PM Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur at the Tegel Military Airport in Berlin on Wednesday India and Germany are set to sign a number of trade and business-related agreements and memorandums of understanding in areas ranging from infrastructure, manufacturing, science and technology, higher education, vocational training and clean and renewable energy during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s two-day visit that began here today.

PM Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur at the Tegel Military Airport in Berlin on Wednesday. — PTI

Punjab hikes power tariff by 9%
Chandigarh, April 10
The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission today ordered an average 9.06 per cent hike in power tariff. As a result, power consumers in the state will have to cough up an additional Rs 1,782.50 crore in the current financial year. In addition, any increase in fuel cost during the fiscal year will also be passed on to the consumers. During the last fiscal, the increase in fuel cost - to the tune of Rs 500 crore - was paid by consumers. Fuel surcharge, which is separate from power tariff, is levied on a quarterly basis.


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Delhi unsafe, says Mamata as she returns to Kolkata
New Delhi, April 10
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today cancelled her scheduled meeting with Finance Minister P Chidambaram and flew back to Kolkata even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh offered “regret” after she and state Finance Minister Amit Mitra faced the wrath of Left activists on Tuesday, protesting the death of SFI leader Sudipto Gupta in Kolkata.

Minister sits on file sent for clearance by Hooda
Says he was indisposed, not aware of it

Chandigarh, April 10
The delay on the part of Revenue Minister Mahender Partap Singh in clearing a file pertaining to the transfer of tehsildars vetted by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has raised many an eyebrow within the Haryana Congress. The Chief Minister had cleared the list of names for appointment as tehsildars in various districts following recent criticism of the state government on issues relating to land matters.

‘Sidelined’ in BJP, Amritsar MP Navjot Sidhu may quit politics
Navjot Sidhu Amritsar, April 10
Chief Parliamentary Secretary Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu today hinted that her husband and three-time Amritsar MP Navjot Sidhu may quit politics in the coming days apparently due to raw treatment meted out to him in the political set up, particularly the BJP.


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