Post-euphoria, many challenges await Telangana
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao needs to tackle backwardness, joblessness and fund crunch
Hyderabad, June 2
A complex web of challenges lies ahead for the newly-born Telangana state. Barring Hyderabad, the region is largely backward and cannot boast of any major industries.
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UP rape horror
Akhilesh sacks Home Secy
Lucknow, June 2
The Badaun rape case threatens to snowball into a political crisis for the Akhilesh Yadav government.
The axe has now fallen on Principal Secretary (Home) AK Gupta, who has been removed from his post and has been put on the waiting list.
||Water cannons being used to disperse BJP Mahila Morcha workers during a protest in Lucknow on Monday. PTI
MLA Jain, family get 1-yr jail for raising illegal colony
Moga, June 2
In an embarrassment to the SAD-BJP
government, a local court today sentenced Akali MLA and chairman of the
Punjab Warehouse Corporation Joginder Pal Jain, his wife, younger son
and daughter to one-year jail for developing an illegal colony in Moga.
Moga MLA Joginder Pal Jain (L) with his family outside a Moga court on Monday.