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Tuesday, April 15, 2014, Chandigarh, India,

updated at 4:00 pm

Modi becoming PM is fantasy: Mamata
KOKKATA: Narendra Modi becoming Prime Minister is a "fantasy", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said while dismissing any comparisons with her state and Gujarat.

SC recognises transgenders as third gender
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday recognised transgenders or eunuchs as third category of gender and directed Centre and States to grant them all facilities, including voters ID, passport and driving licence.

Bail plea of three Muzaffarnagar riots accused rejected
MUZAFFARNAGAR: A local court has rejected bail plea of three accused in a riot-related murder case here. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi yesterday rejected the plea of accused Niraj, Rampal and Upendra, citing there was no question of granting bail to them.

Modi hits back at Rahul for 'toffee' comment
HAZARIBAGH: Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for dubbing Gujarat development model as a 'toffee model', Narendra Modi today compared the Congress Vice President with children.

PM's daughter accuses Baru of violating trust
NEW DELHI: Terming Sanjaya Baru's controversial account of his days in the PMO as "nothing but a stab in the back", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's daughter has accused him of "violating" the PM's trust.

Fresh FIR against Azam Khan
BIJNOR (UP): Another FIR has been lodged against controversial Samajwadi Party leader Mohd Azam Khan for making a provocative speech at an election rally in Afzalgarh in the district.

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BJP following �extremist� RSS, says Congress chief
Claims UPA has worked for minorities
BJP�s ideology will harm nation
Moradabad, April 14
Terming the Lok Sabha elections as a battle between two completely different ideologies, Sonia Gandhi today alleged the BJP was dancing to the tune of RSS whose �parochial and extremist� thought was aimed at dividing the society.

A �toffee model�, says Rahul about Gujarat
Congress president Sonia Gandhi at an election rally for party candidate Begum Noor Bano in Moradabad on Monday. Congress president Sonia Gandhi at an election rally for party candidate Begum Noor Bano in Moradabad on Monday. �PTI



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Fresh book blow to PM
Ex- Coal Secy says Manmohan couldn�t control ministers
New Delhi, April 14
Within days of Sanjaya Baru, former media adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, kicking up a political storm with his memoir, former Coal Secretary PC Parakh has come out with a book which is bound to further embarrass the Congress leadership in this election season.
Former Coal Secretary PC Parakh poses with his book "Crusader or Conspirator" in New Delhi on Monday. Former Coal Secretary PC Parakh poses with his book "Crusader or Conspirator" in New Delhi on Monday. Manas Ranjan BHUI

Bhattal replaces Amarinder as Punjab poll campaign chief
New Delhi, April 14
Fifteen days to go for the Lok Sabha elections in Punjab, the Congress today appointed former Chief Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal chairman of the Punjab election campaign committee and Jagmeet Brar, former MP, the committee�s co-chair.


PUNJAB: EC seeks CD of Badal�s speech seeking funds

HARYANA: Bad weather hits wheat procurement

J&KPDP moves EC against Farooq

HIMACHAL: Rana files papers from BJP�s bastion

CHANDIGARH: Pay for misuse of water

LUDHIANA: LIT under fire for unadjusted advances

DELHI: Doubting fidelity, man slits wife's throat

OPINIONS: Good news for football

BUSINESS: WTO projects 4.7% growth in global trade this year

NATION: India lags far behind China in military spending

SPORTS: �Need to look beyond results�
WORLD: 71 killed in twin Nigeria blasts


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2 LeT militants killed in J-K encounter
Srinagar, April 14
Two Pakistani militants of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed in a 20-hour-long gunfight with the security forces on the outskirts of Srinagar city today. Two policemen were also injured in the encounter.
Bullet marks on a house in the Ahmad Nagar area where the 20-hour gunfight took place. Bullet marks on a house in the Ahmad Nagar area where the 20-hour gunfight took place. Amin war

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NRI jailed for life for cold-blooded murder of Nawanshahr wife
Cold and calculated murder of a young bride from Nawanshahr has resulted in her NRI husband being jailed for life by a British court. Local media reports have focused on how bank employee Jasvir Ram Ginday (29) killed his wife because he was afraid that she would expose his homosexual preferences.

Netizens fret and fume over Punjabi singers humming SAD tunes
Chandigarh, April 14
As you surf Punjabi television channels these days, you find singer-actor Harbhajan Mann telling viewers in his mellifluous voice, �Kuch saal pehlon tak, Punjab ch bilji sirf badlaan ton hi garajdi si. Par pichley panj saalan ch Badal sarkar ney bijli di aisi lishk khilaari hai ki gali-gali, pind-pind lishk reha hai.


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