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Wednesday, April 23, 2014, Chandigarh, India

updated at 9:00 pm

Kejriwal files nomination, takes potshots at Modi, Rahul
VARANASI: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal today filed his nomination for the high-profile Varanasi Lok Sabha seat and accused Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi of spending huge sums of money in the ongoing electoral battle.

Jharkhand court issues arrest warrant against Giriraj Singh
BOKARO (Jharkhand): A court here on Wednesday issued arrest warrant against former Bihar minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh for his inflammatory speech during a poll meet in the district.

Ilmi defends her remark, says the tone and tenor was ironic
NEW DELHI: A day after creating a controversy over her statement, Shazia Ilmi on Wednesday sought to defend herself, saying the remark made had been picked up from a casual conversation and her tone and tenor was ironic.

Priyanka GandhiPriyanka targets Modi, rakes up 'snoopgate'
RAE BARELI: Targeting BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday warned against concentration of power in one person.

DGCA allows in-flight use of mobiles, laptops on flight mode
NEW DELHI: "Please put your mobile phones on the flight mode". Now on, you may hear an airhostess announcing this before your flight takes off instead of asking you to switch the device off. The DGCA on Wednesday amended a rule which banned the use of portable electronic devices.

SC sets up panel to frame guidelines on govt ads
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday set up a committee for framing guidelines to prevent misuse of public funds by the government and its authorities in giving advertisements in newspapers and television to get political mileage.

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EC slaps ban on Giriraj for hate speech
* Says BJP leader can�t address rallies in Bihar, Jharkhand
* Cong releases hate videos
New Delhi, April 22
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday banned BJP leader Gririraj Singh, caught in a hate-speech row, from addressing rallies in Bihar and Jharkhand. The ECI also asked the two states to speed up investigations into cases lodged against him.

India Vote: Don�t make �irresponsible� statements, says Modi

Pained at personal attacks on husband: Priyanka
Defends Robert Vadra, says her family being
Priyanka Gandhitargeted for political reasons
New Delhi, April 22
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, widely seen as Congress� trump card against the Opposition, today took on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for the first time over his personal remarks against her family.



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SC sends Camelot cases to Delhi HC
Sets aside Punjab & Haryana HC order giving green light to Tata project
New Delhi, April 22
The Supreme Court today transferred the cases relating to the controversial high-rise township project of Tata Camelot near Chandigarh�s Sukhna Lake to the Delhi High Court for adjudication by August 31.

Bhola�s Drug ring
Punjab ex-DGP names bigwigs
Shashi Kant, Punjab Ex-DGPAlleges Ranike, Valtoha, Lopoke involved
Jalandhar, April 22
With just a week to go for the Lok Sabha elections in the state, the former Punjab DGP Shashi Kant has stirred a fresh controversy. Kant today spilled the beans by naming �political bigwigs� involved in the drug trade in the state.

Poppy husk buyers from Punjab go on rampage in Rajasthan
Abohar, April 22
Hundreds of poppy husk consumers from Punjab went on rampage in Mayapuri in Sriganganagar in Rajasthan, about 40 km from Abohar, as the district administration banned the sale of the husk to non-permit holders. Government officials say there are 3,000 permit holders, but in the last few days there have been unending queues at the licensed retail outlets.


PUNJAB: Soni banks on party MLAs, promises tough fight

HARYANA: Khap cluster refuses to follow historic decree

J&K38 EVMs from Kishtwar district without polling staff signatures

HIMACHAL: Rana flaunts his report card to get votes

CHANDIGARH: Day after, shocking details emerge

LUDHIANA: Auditors rap Improvement Trust

DELHI: Police constable killed in accident

OPINIONS: Manifestly escapist

NATION: Coalgate: CBI summons ex-Coal Secy Parakh

BUSINESS: Toyota stalemate ends, workers resume duty
SPORTS: SC wants Mudgal panel back on IPL trail
WORLD: US warns Russia with Biden�s Kiev visit




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Violence over poppy husk: An excise department vehicle is targeted after hundreds of poppy husk consumers turned violent in Sriganganagar, Rajasthan, on Tuesday

Violence over poppy husk: An excise department vehicle is targeted after hundreds of poppy husk consumers turned violent in Sri- ganganagar, Rajasthan, on Tuesday. Tribune photo

Taken away by cops during militancy, he prays for son�s return
Ropar, April 22
A day after a Ropar court ordered framing of charges against Punjab DGP SK Sharma and others in the kidnapping of Kuldip Singh 24 years ago, his father Ajaib Singh hopes against hope for his son�s return. The only child of Ajaib Singh and Gurmeet Kaur, 21-year-old Kuldip was kidnapped by the Punjab Police on October 24, 1990, during militancy days.

Kuldip Singh�s mother holds his picture as father Ajaib Singh looks on at Amrali village in Ropar

Kuldip Singh�s mother holds his picture as father Ajaib Singh looks on at Amrali village in Ropar. Tribune photo: Parvesh Chauhan


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