Major Events and Top News Headlines of 08 August 2010:
- In its first demonstration of “affirmative action”, 55 of Corporate India’s top 1,000 companies have decided to make “caste disclosures” of their workforce in their annual reports next financial year.
- A clash between PUSU and SOPU supporters on the premises of the Sector-10 DAV College left a BA-III of the college and SOPU supporter Gursher Singh injured on Saturday evening.
- A prominent pro-talk ULFA leader on Sunday voiced concern at the recent acts of violence in Assam and called for exercising restraint to take forward the peace process.
- Local Bahujan Samaj Party leader Babu Singh has been murdered allegedly by his former bodyguards in his house in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra district, police said on Sunday.
- Days after President Asif Ali Zardari said the doors had never been closed for talks with militants.