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Opposition seeks Naik's resignation, probe by SC judge
NEW DELHI, AUG. 6.The political storm caused by the petrol pump allotment scandal continued to rage for the third day today — Parliament adjourned within minutes yet again, the ruling and Opposition benches hardened their stance and no ...
9 Amarnath pilgrims killed
NUNWAN (PAHALGAM), AUG. 6. At least nine Amarnath pilgrims, including a young girl, were killed and 50 injured in a militant attack on their highly-fortified base camp here on Tuesday. One militant of the Lashkar-e-Taiba who sneaked into the camp ...
Haren Pandya quits Cabinet
GANDHINAGAR, AUG. 6. The Gujarat Minister of State for Revenue, Haren Pandya, resigned from the Cabinet here today, hours after the president of the State Bharatiya Janata Party declared as "closed'' the controversy over his alleged appearance ...
`Sati' in M.P. village
BHOPAL, AUG. 6. In an incident of `sati', a 65-year-old woman sat on the funeral pyre of her husband today and died of burns, at a village in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district. Police said Mallu Nai died at Tamoli Patna village after ...
Sharma's bail plea rejected
PANCHKULA, AUG. 6. A local court today rejected the bail plea of the Haryana IG (Prisons), R.K. Sharma, prime suspect in the case on the murder of the journalist, Shivani Bhatnagar. The Additional District and Sessions Judge, H.S. Bhangu, who ...
Bihar bans gutka
PATNA, AUG. 6.The Bihar Government today decided to ban the sale of `gutka' with immediate effect. The State Health Minister, Shakuni Choudhury, told reporters that the Chief Minister, Rabri Devi, ordered the ban after consulting him and other ...
Former Judge acquitted
MUMBAI, AUG. 6.Twenty-eight months after the former judge, J.W. Singh, was arrested for allegedly committing extortion in league with the underworld, a special court today acquitted him from all the charges. Mr. Singh was tried under the ...
New case against Tehelka scribe
NEW DELHI, AUG. 6. The Delhi police today registered a case against the Tehelka scribe, Anirudh Bahal, for allegedly obstructing a CBI official from performing his duty and for manhandling him. However, Mr. Bahal denied the allegations charging ...
Wrong landing averted
PIDUGURALA(GUNTUR DIST.), AUG. 6.A helicopter carrying the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, gave officials the jitters when it almost landed at a wrong place here on Tuesday. A temporary helipad was prepared at the Bishop Bali ...

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