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HJC to name candidates on Sept 25

Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC-BL),which is contesting the October 15 Assembly polls in alliance with Haryana Jan Chetna Party (HJCP), will announce its candidates on September 25, a HJC leader said on Tuesday.

Omar meets PM, seeks special rehab package for flood-hit

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought a special rehabilitation package from the Centre for the flood-ravaged state.

INLD fields Dushyant Chautala from Uchana Kalan, Naina Singh from Dabwali

INLD fields Dushyant Chautala from Uchana Kalan and his mother, Naina Singh from Dabwali assembly seat. Incarcerated leaders Om Prakash Chautala and elder son Ajay Singh are sitting MLA's from the two seats.

Denied ticket, two BJP aspirants join INLD

Infighting within the Faridabad unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party came into the open after some party leaders who were denied tickets for the assembly elections raised the banner of revolt against the party. Two of them even decided to contest the polls on Indian National Lok Dal tickets.

Workers sore as saffron party fields ‘weak’ candidates

Resentment prevails among the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in Ambala City and Mullana (reserved) assembly segments over the distribution of tickets for the assembly polls.

Tough electoral battle ahead for BJP’s chief ministerial aspirants

While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is claiming to form the next government in Haryana after its superlative performance in Lok Sabha polls, the road ahead for party’s chief ministerial aspirants is not smooth given the challenges they are facing in the run-up to the assembly polls.

Caste plays important role in selection of candidates

If the past electoral trends are any indication, caste factor once again seems to a deciding factor behind the selection of candidates by various political parties from Gharaunda assembly segment.

After INLD, BJP names heavyweights, Cong likely to follow suit

Senior leader of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) Abhay Singh Chautala, who won from Ellenabad in the 2010 bypoll is steering the party in the absence of his father and former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and elder brother and Dabwali MLA Ajay Chautala.

Mahila Cong leaders unhappy at Grewal’s ‘elevation’

Though the Congress high command is yet to formally announce the name of the next chief of the Punjab State Mahila Congress, the reported move to appoint Jalandhar Congress leader Kittu Grewal to the post has not gone down well with many local senior Mahila Congress leaders as they have threatened to tender their resignations.

PTU V-C fails to take action against DAVIET

The vice-chancellor of Punjab Technical University (PTU) has failed to take action against the DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology (DAVIET) in a case of non-issuance of certificates by a company in 2012 where its students took two-month training.

Indore BJP MLA accused of ‘hurting’ Sikh sentiments

A complaint has been filed in a local court against Usha Thakur, BJP MLA from Indore in Madhya Pradesh, for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of Sikhs by wearing a kirpan without being a baptised Sikh.

1,108 teachers posts vacant with edu dept

Despite receiving the nod from the union ministry of human resource development (MHRD), the UT education department has not yet begun the recruitment of school teachers.

Kricpy accused in cheque bounce case

Alleged conman Davinder Singh Gill’s wife Kricpy Khaira, who has accused Punjab inspector general (IG) Gautam Cheema and others of molestation, is herself an accused in a cheque bounce case.

JERC gives 15 days to file suggestions

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has given 15-day time to UT residents for filing their suggestions and objections related to the determination of solar power tariff and framing of draft for solar rooftop power net metering regulations.

Three held for misbehaving with cop

Three persons were arrested for misbehaving with a cop and obstructing him from performing his duty outside a pub in Sector 17 on Monday.
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