Questioning the Shiromani Akali Dal's support to BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the opposition Congress in the Punjab assembly on Thursday sought to know the ruling party's stand on the ideology of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
BJP today criticised Uttar Pradesh government for withdrawing sedition charges against Kashmiri students studying at a private university here, saying the SP government is only bothered about vote bank.
Arms and ammunition for riot-hit Muzzafarnagar in Uttar Pradesh were the major catch on Thursday from the cross-border Samjhauta Express train that came to India from Pakistan.
National Conference (NC) party leader Mustafa Kamal on Friday thanked Akhilesh Yadav- led Uttar Pradesh government for withdrawing the sedition charges on Kashmiri students in Meerut for celebrating the Pakistani cricket team's win against India.
The ruling National Conference (NC) and Congress alliance in Jammu and Kashmir has forged an electoral alliance for the Lok Sabha polls, and a formal announcement is likely to be made by Friday, Congress sources told IANS here.
A day after he virtually gave a clean chit to Akali minister Bikram Singh Majithia in the drug scandal, Punjab Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Sunil Jakhar on Thursday made a U-turn on his statement in the Assembly that had left his own party red-faced and the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP coalition smiling with glee.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday issued a notice of motion to the union government and the Chandigarh bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) on a challenge to an order denying complete arrears to defence pensioners.