Punjab Congress here on Monday moved the state election commission against a proposed political conference by the SAD at Anandpur Sahib on March 16, saying it is a violation of the model code of conduct.
An army jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Ganderbal district of Kashmir on Sunday night.
Kashmiri students suspended from a Meerut-based University for allegedly cheering the Pakistan cricket team earlier this month will return to pursue their studies only after the Lok Sabha elections are over in the Meerut Constituency.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)named comedian-turned politician Bhagwant Mann as its candidate from Sangrur in a fresh released list of 60 candidates on Monday. Bhagwant Mann had left Manpreet Badal's People's Party of Punjab and joined the AAP recently.
A first class judicial magistrate from Ludhiana, Sukhbir Kaur and her four-year-old son Alampreet Singh died while her husband Hapreet Singh sustained serious injuries, in a road accident in Phillaur sub-division of district on Monday morning.
State summer capital Srinagar and other places in the Valley received fresh snowfall and the weather office said more is expected in higher reaches Monday. Srinagar city and other major towns in hinterland received fresh snowfall Sunday night as reports of heavy snowfall came in from north Kashmir's Sonamarg, Gulmarg hill stations and other higher reaches.
Shares in Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd fell as much as 3.8 per cent on Monday after the drug maker recalled more than 64,000 bottles of the generic version of a cholesterol-lowering drug in the United States after doseage mix-up was detected.
Gunmen struck at two places in north and south Kashmir on late Saturday evening and killed a civilian and laid an ambush on an army convoy.
In the end it turned out to be a damp squib. Former union minister, Venod Sharma's grand plans to make an announcement on Sunday - which he claimed would give a new direction to the politics of Haryana - ended in a whimper.
Congress Sohna MLA Dharambir Singh resigns from CPS post, but remain non-committal on quitting the party.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) received a severe setback to its electoral plans and overall image as its candidate from the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, Savita Bhatti, 53, widow of late satirist Jaspal Bhatti, declined to contest after a week of campaigning. She cited "immaturity and clash of egos" within the local AAP unit as reasons.
The Congress's central election committee on Saturday decided to field a fresh face and a Sikh hardliner Harminder Singh Gill from Khadoor Sahib, while retaining its sitting Lok Sabha MPs from Patiala, Sangrur and Anandpur Sahib for the Lok Sabha elections.
The Congress on Saturday declared Naveen Jindal, Deepender Singh Hooda, Shruti Choudhry, Sampat Singh, Jagbir Malik and Arvind Sharma as the party candidates from Kurukshetra, Rohtak, Bhiwani-Mahendragarh, Hisar, Sonipat and Karnal constituencies respectively for upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Preneet Kaur, Ravneet Singh Bittu, Vijay Inder Singla and Harminder Gill have been declared as Congress candidates from Patiala, Anandpur Sahib, Sangrur and Khadoor Sahib for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Senior leaders of Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) on Saturday announced HJC leader and Hisar sitting MP Kuldeep Bishnoi as the candidate for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.