Here is a roundup of news from Indian newspapers, news wires and Web sites on Monday, May 2, 2011. The Wall Street Journal has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Osama’s Death: High Alert on Indo-Pak Border: India’s Border Security Force has been put on high alert along the 553 kilometer international border with Pakistan in Punjab following the killing of al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden by the US troops in Pakistan. (Source: Times of India)
Air India Pilots’ Strike: High Court to Hear Contempt Case: As Air India pilots’ strike enters its sixth day today, the Delhi High Court will hear a contempt case against three pilots including Indian Commercial Pilots Association President A S Bhinder and General Secretary Rishabh Kapur. (Source: NDTV)
Supreme Court Issues Notice to Center on Plea to Ban Endosulfan: A bench comprising Chief Justice S H Kapadia and Justices K S Radhakrishnan and Swatanter Kumar issued notice to the Centre and asked Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium to remain present on the next date of hearing on May 11 to assist the court. (Source: NDTV)
Cash-for-vote Scam: SC Seeks Status Report: The Supreme Court on Monday sought a status report from the Union Government on the action taken against Parliamentarians for allegedly attempting to bribe BJP MPs during the trust vote faced by the UPA government in July 2008. (Source: Hindustan Times)
Jairam Grants Final Nod to Orissa for Posco Project: Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday granted final approval to Orissa for diversion of 1,253 hectares of forest land for Posco’s steel project but said the South Korean steel major should not export raw material from the proposed project. (Source: PTI)
Fuente: India Real Time