A criminal defamation complaint filed against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler by senior lawyer HS Phoolka representing the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots was Saturday posted for Oct 15 as the additional chief metropolitan magistrate Gaurav Rao was on leave.
Chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has said the Congress would release its election manifesto on October 1. Addressing mediapersons after accompanying the Congress candidates who filed their nomination papers in Karnal on Saturday, Hooda said that the Congress would emerge victorious in the assembly elections.
Chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday reviewed the relief and rehabilitation measures in the Valley. Abdullah, who according to a government spokesman, is daily monitoring the relief and rehabilitation measures.
Two men were killed in a shootout at Jamalpur area here on Saturday morning. The deceased were accused in an attempt-to-murder case in the Machhiwara area a month and a half ago.
The annual general body meeting of the PCS (EB) Officers' Association on Saturday unanimously elected Harjit Singh Kandhola as president of the association and gave him the mandate to choose his team.
Chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who is contesting the assembly election from Garhi Sampla Kiloi, after filing his nomination at the mini-secretariat on Friday sought the electorate’s support to form government for the third time in a row.
An undertrial lodged at the Amritsar central jail was allegedly killed during a clash with another undertrial on Friday morning. The victim has been identified as Bikramjit Singh, 25, a resident of Tarn Taran, who was lodged in the jail since August 19.
The central water resources ministry on Friday asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to resolve the issue of the Shahpur Kandi dam project and start its construction at the earliest.