Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
asked district magistrates to ensure "people-oriented"
administration with thrust on law and order, social and
communal harmony, besides maintaining zero-tolerance on
the issue of corruption.
Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal expressed concern over the decline in the number of state cadre officers in the administration of the UT of Chandigarh and sought the intervention of Governor Shivraj Patil.
Attorney General Eric Holder is leaving open the possibility of trying professed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed before a military commission instead of the civilian trial originally planned for New York City.