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Trust vote today in Karnataka

BANGALORE/CHENNAI: The embattled Karnataka Chief Minister, Mr B S Yeddyurappa on Sunday faced an Herculean task to survive Monday’s trust vote with the 11 rebel BJP MLAs getting a reprieve from the Speaker who was also asked by the Governor not to disqualify them before floor test in assembly.

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Centre has no stand on Ayodhya settlement talks, says Moily

MUMBAI: The Union Law Minister, Mr Veerappa Moily on Sunday said the government has no stand regarding the effort of settlement between the rival parties to Ayodhya dispute.
“The government has no stand on this,” Mr Moily told reporters here while replying to a query whether the government supports proposal of settlement.

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Kashmir calm, restrictions at interior Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Barring a clash between protesters and security forces which left one person injured in Sopore, situation in strike-hit Kashmir Valley remained calm though restrictions were imposed in parts of interior city where Hurriyat Conference had planned to hold a meeting.

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Ayodhya: ABHM to move SC

NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW: The All India Muslim Personal Board and Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha, key parties to Ayodhya title suits, on Saturday appeared set to move the Supreme Court against the Allahabad High Court verdict, even as some litigants are exploring possibilities of an amicable solution.

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Shiv Sena slams Rahul Gandhi, Omar Abdullah

MUMBAI: In a sharp attack on Congress leader Mr Rahul Gandhi and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mr Omar Abdullah over their recent controversial utterances, the Shiv Sena Saturday said both "crown princes"
needed to get their "heads examined at mental hospitals".

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Ayodhya: three main parties reach formula

AYODHYA: Unfazed by plans of others to approach the Supreme Court, three main parties in the Ayodhya title suits - Ram Janmabhoomi Trust, Mr Hashim Ansari and Nirmohi Akhara - on Friday came together for the first time on a public platform and discussed a formula for a negotiated settlement.

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