Major Events and Top News Headlines of 22 June 2009:
- The one-man judicial commission inquiring into the alleged rape and murder of two women in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday submitted an interim report suggesting action against police officials on the charge of “destroying evidence” and also pointed the “needle of suspicion” to their involvement in the crime.
- More than deserving to win, or even needing to, because-there-is-so-little-good-news-in- their-country-these-days, maybe it was mandatory for cricket that Pakistan win the World T20.
- Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Monday adjourned till Wednesday the hearing of a review petition challenging the death sentence given to Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh for his alleged involvement in the bomb blasts.
- After learning a lesson or two in the Lok Sabha elections, the CPM in West Bengal is back to “welfare politics”. The party”s state unit is desperate to woo back the minorities.