DIED Former BJP president Bangaru Laxman in Hyderabad. PRONOUNCED Two-year jail term for share broker Ketan M. Parekh by a CBI Special Court for defrauding the Bank of Baroda in 1989-91.
QUIT Justice K.T. Thomas as the head of the Lokpal Committee search panel. ACCEPTED Rohit Shekhar, 32, as son by former Andhra Pradesh governor N.D. Tiwari, 89. This puts an end to the legal battle on the paternity issue.