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Oust-Congress chorus at INLD rally
Kurukshetra show: Badal asks BJP, Chautalas to bury differences
Kurukshetra, November 1
The Samman Rally of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of former Deputy Prime Minister Chowdhary Devi Lal virtually turned into an “oust Congress” rally here today.

Congress MP Rao Inderjit Singh, INLD leader Abhay Chautala, Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal and BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi at a rally in Kurukshetra on Friday.

Congress MP Rao Inderjit Singh, INLD leader Abhay Chautala, Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal and BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi at a rally in Kurukshetra on Friday. Tribune photo

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Punjab Assembly clears advance tax on traders
Approves 12 other Bills Race courses to be regulated in state
Chandigarh, November 1
The Punjab Assembly today passed 13 Bills, including the crucial Punjab Value Added Tax (Second Amendment) Bill, 2013 that authorises the state government to collect tax in advance from traders bringing goods into the state.

Pak Taliban chief Mehsud killed in US drone strike
Peshawar/Islamabad, November 1
Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud was among six militants killed in a US drone strike in the lawless North Waziristan tribal region today.

Rs 1-cr dole to alma mater
SC notice to Punjab, Deputy CM Sukhbir
New Delhi, November 1
The Supreme Court today issued notices to the Punjab Government and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal in a matter related to a dole of Rs 1 crore by Badal to his alma mater, Lawrence School, Sanawar, in Himachal Pradesh.

Punjab MLAs’ salaries to go up by 57%
House panel also recommends hike in allowances, pensions
Chandigarh, November 1
The Punjab MLAs, cutting across party lines, have recommended to the state government to raise their salaries by a whopping 57 per cent.


PUNJAB: IIT Ropar to set up units to convert husk into oil

HARYANA: Non-Cong forces revive alliance prospects

J&KPak ‘plans’ multiple infiltration bids

HIMACHAL: CBI chargesheets two BRO officials

CHANDIGARH: Outsider found dead at PU hostel

LUDHIANA: Fire brigade not fully equipped

DELHI: Mother kills 3-month girl, arrested
OPINIONS: Empowering babus

BUSINESS: FM cautions stock investors against excessive exuberance

NATION: Sibal challenges Modi to debate

SPORTS: Kohli, the key man for India
WORLD: US admits to crossing line in spying




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Majithia takes out panel report to tear into Bajwa
Chandigarh, November 1
Trouble for the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa may have just begun.

Flip-flop by witnesses helped Badal’s OSD, others go scot-free
Mohali, November 1
Much like in the earlier case involving the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and other members of the family, the acquittal of Hardeep Singh Bhamra, former Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Sr Badal and 14 others was possible as 11 main prosecution witnesses resiled from their statements.

One dead in LA airport shooting
Los Angeles, November 1
A security official was killed and several others injured in an unprovoked shooting incident at Los Angeles International Airport today. This prompted the authorities to evacuate two terminals of one of the busiest airports in the US and ground all planes.

Army feels the communal hatred pinch on social media
New Delhi, November 1
Sometime in the first week of October this year, a post on social networking site Facebook startled the cyber watch group of the Army in New Delhi. A Facebook account user under the name of “Indian Army” posted a communally sensitive “doctored” picture, giving the impression as if the Army had posted that picture.




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