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HT Punjab news digest: Sanjay-Durgesh out, IIM in waiting, and a flight to the hills

Here’s a wrap-up of the day’s top news and features from Hindustan Times from the northern region for April 26.

punjab Updated: Apr 27, 2017 23:18 IST
HT Correspondents
HT Correspondents
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
AAP leaders Durgesh Pathak (L) and Sanjay Singh with others during the hearing of a defamation case in Ludhiana.
AAP leaders Durgesh Pathak (L) and Sanjay Singh with others during the hearing of a defamation case in Ludhiana.(HT File Photo)

Sanjay, Durgesh resign: 5 rows that led to duo’s ouster as Punjab AAP bosses
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Sanjay Singh and Durgesh Pathak quit as Punjab party in-charge and co-incharge on Thursday. The move came a day after the party faced a rout in the Delhi civic elections and its Punjab unit gunning for them. Here are five controversies that dogged the duo’s stint in Punjab. Read full report here

Land allocated 3 years ago, not a brick laid for IIM Amritsar
The deadlock is due to the approach road to the proposed campus. Currently the approach road is from NH-1 (Amritsar-Delhi highway) side, but the IIM authorities want another one from the NH-15 side. Read full report here

Dead end for Gian Sagar medical college? BJP leader Salaria backs out of takeover
A ray of hope for the beleaguered Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital has disappeared as BJP leader Swaran Salaria backed out of taking over the management of the trust that runs the institutes in Banur. Read full report here

Khalsa College principal, 2 others booked for abetting student’s suicide
Harpreet Singh, who hailed from Bathinda and was an eighth semester student in the agriculture department, was reportedly upset after being detained due to shortage of lectures. Read full report here

Dignity of decree passed by court on SYL issue should be maintained: SC
Punjab’s advocate, senior counsel RS Suri and Advocate General Atul Nanda continued to assert that it was not possible to execute the decree and it would require time to justify their stand. Read full report here

Shimla airport reopens to commercial flights: Click for pictures

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First Published: Apr 27, 2017 23:18 IST

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