The five-day Punjab Vidhan Sabha session, which had begun with the Opposition Congress storming out of the House and boycotting the governor's address, also concluded on an unfriendly note on Friday with the Congress staging a noisy walkout after forcing a 15-minute adjournment.
The Senior Badal has moles in Punjab Congress! That is the googly the grand old man of Punjab politics chief minister Parkash Singh Badal bowled Thursday in the Vidhan Sabha, a wily move that visibly left many Congress leaders blushing and some protesting.
Pakistan is no longer considering India for most-favoured nation status. Federal minister for commerce Khurram Dastagir Khan said India should first reduce tax rate on Pakistani textile products as agreed to gain the MFN status.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday thanked his counterpart in Uttar Pradesh for withdrawing sedition charges against 67 Kashmiri students who were celebrating Pakistan cricket team's victory over India.
Business magnate-cum-politician, Venod Sharma's (66) decision to quit the Congress may have come as a shocker to many. But Sharma, known for his canny political acumen, seems to have made the move with an aim to protect his corporate interests.
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.