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Saturday, March 22, 2014, Chandigarh, India,

updated at 5:00 pm

Kejriwal shown black flags during Faridabad roadshow 
FARIDABAD: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal was shown black flags by some local residents here as he kicked off his two-day Haryana roadshow from the city this morning.

No threat to Rawat govt in U'khand: Cong 
DEHRADUN: Congress today firmly refuted suggestions that Uttarakhand MLAs loyal to Pauri Garhwal MP Satpal Maharaj, who joined BJP, may quit the party and Harish Rawat Government faced the threat of being reduced to a minority.

Mishra credits Dhoni's advice for success 
MIRPUR: India leg-spinner Amit Mishra said his success in the World Twenty20 opener against Pakistan was a result of some sound advice by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who asked him to maintain an attacking line.

Three officers honoured with Kirti Chakra 
NEW DELHI: Three officers, including an IAF officer who died while saving Uttarakhand flood victims, a naval officer who non-stop sailed around the world and an Army Major who killed three terrorists, were today awarded the Kirti Chakra.

Not looking for positions: Jaitley on Badal's suggestion 
NEW DELHI: With Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal reportedly pitching Arun Jaitely as Deputy Prime Minister if NDA comes to power, the senior BJP leader today played down the suggestion, saying he was not looking for positions.

Jaswant Singh may fight as independent from Barmer
JAIPUR: Annoyed at not being considered from Barmer seat, Jaswant Singh is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate.

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Ambika replaces Anandpur Sahib MP Ravneet Bittu
New Delhi, March 21
Spicing up the battle for Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, the Congress on Friday fielded top guns Capt Amarinder Singh and party general secretary Ambika Soni from Amritsar and Anandpur Sahib parliamentary constituencies, respectively.

Fight Modi in Vadodra, Gujarat BJP dares Kejri
Ahmedabad, March 21
The Gujarat BJP has challenged Aam Aadmi Party chief and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to contest the Lok Sabha elections against Narendra Modi from the Vadodara constituency.




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Virat Kohli (R) in action during the ICC World Twenty20 match between India and Pakistan in Dhaka on Friday. India beat Pakistan by seven wickets as Kohli scored a quickfire 36.
India thump Pak
: Virat Kohli (R) in action during the ICC World Twenty20 match between India and Pakistan in Dhaka on Friday. India beat Pakistan by seven wickets as Kohli scored a quickfire 36. AFP

4 get life term in Shakti Mills gang-rape case
Mumbai, March 21
Four men accused in a gang-rape incident at the Shakti Mills compound in central Mumbai last year have been sentenced to life imprisonment.


PUNJAB: Jain assumes charge as Warehouse chief, Cong alleges code violation

HARYANA: CM, Deepender take on Modi at Rohtak rally

J&KHigh Court pulls up development authority over land encroachment

HIMACHAL: Dharamsala civic body chief rejoins BJP

CHANDIGARH: Rape victim turns hostile

LUDHIANA: Govt employees protest outside DC office

DELHI: Vardhan, Lekhi, Maken file papers for LS polls

OPINIONS: Strongman Modi

BUSINESS: Govt raises Rs 9,500 cr from disinvestment

NATION: Grand alliance on cards in AP

SPORTS: Spinners set up big win for India
WORLD: Putin signs laws annexing Crimea


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Satpal Maharaj joins BJP, Jaswant Singh denied Barmer ticket
Satpal Maharaj being welcomed by BJP president Rajnath Singh into the party fold in New Delhi on Friday.New Delhi, March 21
A day after the BJP forced LK Advani to stay put in Gandhinagar, the party sought to demystify itself with yet another known face: it decided against fielding Jaswant Singh from Barmer, Rajasthan.

Satpal Maharaj being welcomed by BJP president Rajnath Singh into the party fold in New Delhi on Friday. Tribune photo: MR Bhui

CBI registers preliminary probe in Rolls Royce case
New Delhi, March 21
The CBI today registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) into alleged bribery in the Rs 10,000-crore deal for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by London-based Rolls Royce.

'84 riots case: US court wants to see Sonia�s passport
New York, March 21
A US court has ordered Congress president Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport as documentary evidence by April 7 to determine if she was in America last September when a Sikh rights group claims to have served summons on her in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. (Details on World page)


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