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Thursday, May 22, 2014, Chandigarh, India

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Debt leads two Bathinda farmers to suicide
Bathinda: The sad saga of indebted Punjab farmers continues with two more persons hanging themselves in the district.

Protest against Pb govt: Power engineers to switch off mobile phones�tomorrow
Chandigarh: Intensifying stir against Punjab government, engineers of PSPCL today announced to switch off their mobile phones�tomorrow.

Nawaz Sharif mulls attending Modi's swearing-in ceremony
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is still considering to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi and a final decision will be taken by the evening after consultations with the civil and military leaders, officials said on Thursday.

Punjab Jail Minister Sarwan Singh resigns from Badal Cabinet
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Cabinet Minister for Jails, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Sarwan Singh Phillaur submitted his resignation from the Council of Ministers "on moral grounds" following recent reports of alleged involvement of a family member in drug trade.

RJD to support JD(U) govt in Bihar
PATNA: Senior RJD leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui today said his party will support the JD(U) government headed by Jitan Ram Manjhi.

Thai army chief announces military coup
BANGKOK: Thailand's army chief announced in a televised address to the nation on Thursday that the armed forces were seizing power after months of deadly political turmoil.

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All CMs on Modi�s guest list
Swearing-in Move aimed at building �Team India� for better Centre-state synergy
New Delhi, May 21
Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi is believed to have invited all Chief Ministers, irrespective of their party affiliations, to his swearing-in ceremony on Monday.

Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi with senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela during a special session of the Gujarat Assembly on Wednesday. PTI

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Kejri sent to Tihar Jail in Gadkari defamation case
AAP leader apologises for quitting as Delhi CM
New Delhi, May 21
Arvind Kejriwal arrives at a Delhi court on Wednesday. A Delhi court today sent Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal to jail till May 23 after he refused to furnish a bail bond of Rs 10,000 in a criminal defamation suit filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari.

Arvind Kejriwal arrives at a Delhi court on Wednesday. MR Bhui

AAP supporters clash with police

Bathinda village tense after land row
Police arrest 5 men for attacking SGPC staff, villagers to hold rally on May 23
Bathinda, May 21
Residents of Bhai Rupa village in Bathinda protest against the police on Wednesday.The police today arrested five persons of Bhai Rupa village for allegedly attacking Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee staff on May 7 when the latter came there to take possession of 161 acres of land.

Residents of Bhai Rupa village in Bathinda protest against the police on Wednesday. Pawan Sharma


PUNJAB: Sikh leaders target Makkar for �misleading� community

HARYANA: Govt reverts to payment of pension through banks

J&KJU denies admission to candidates with criminal background

HIMACHAL: �Sale� of power projects in Kinnaur sparks fresh row

CHANDIGARH: Panchkula lad Ronnie Mondal tops tricity with 97% marks

LUDHIANA: Cops rain lathis on protesters

DELHI: AAP leaders held for protesting

OPINIONSWhat's in a tear?

NATION: Modi resigns, Anandiben to be new CM of Gujarat

BUSINESS: Projects in Punjab facing delays, cost overruns: Study
SPORTS: Simmons stings Kings XI
WORLD: Thai army convenes meeting of political rivals to end crisis


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�Honour killing� rocks Karnal village
Bhaini Kalan (Karnal), May 21
In a case of suspected honour killing, Manoj Kumar (21) and Kiran (19), both residents of Bhaini Kalan village, near Karnal, were allegedly killed and cremated by their parents last night.

Punjab hikes pensioners� DA to 100%, but with riders
Chandigarh, May 21
The cash-strapped Punjab Government today promised 10 per cent increase in the dearness allowance of pensioners, but it will only be paid after December.

Amarinder raises pitch for leadership change in Punjab
New Delhi, May 21
After defeating BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley in Amritsar Lok Sabha segment, former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today set the tone for leadership change in the state Congress, saying he would love to go back to Punjab in whatever capacity the party deemed fit.


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