BJP state spokesperson Prof. Virender Gupta said that “The Kashmiri leadership, that considers itself as the most secular lot in the country cannot afford to ignore the plight of minorities in the state who are criminally victimized and discriminated.”
The active western disturbance over the northern region of the country has also brought in snowfall in the higher reaches of Jammu andKashmir and Himachal Pradesh. Officials said the precipitation would also bring down the level of air pollution in the city.
Monday’s flight was the third international destination that got directly connected with Chandigarh. AI’s subsidiary, Air India Express, is already running a Chandigarh-Sharjah flight while Indigo operates a flight to Dubai.
Referring to a video clip of the alleged assault that has gone viral on social media, Kaur said it was a “shameful act” and it was so harrowing that one “cannot watch it.” The alleged incident occurred when the victim had gone to a temple.
“An atmosphere of fear has been created in the minds of people and there is a chance of rigging and violence against SAD-BJP workers. In such a situation , only para-military forces can ensure conduct of free and fair elections,” said Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Calling the dinner meeting a “misadventure” and “worrisome,” Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that instead of asking for an apology from the Prime Minister, the Congress should explain why such a meeting was held in the first place.
“The Akalis did not even take into cognizance the problems blocking the highway would cause to the pilgrims visiting the Golden Temple – the world’s most visited religious site – even though they claim to be the guardians of the Sikh religion,” Singh was quoted as saying.
In a statement, Khaira said that as per his information, Sanjeet Randhawa and Sahil Singla, whom he alleged to be the “front men” of Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh, had been paid back the amount even as the fate of the Justice Narang report was “not yet clear”.
“The mid and higher hills are expected to receive heavy rains or snowfall over next 48 hours while wet spell with rains or snow at many places will continue till December 14,” sources in the local meteorological department office said.
Chinmaya Gharekhan, a former special envoy of the Prime Minister on west Asia from 2005 to 2009, said: “I can say that there was absolutely no mention, let alone discussion, of Gujarat or any other domestic political issue, Indian or Pakistani.”
He will take over the reins of the Congress from his mother, Sonia Gandhi, the party’s longest serving president, on December 16, heralding a generational shift barely 14 months before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Another accused, Virendra Yadav (38), had been arrested on Sunday. Yadav had allegedly found the gangrape victim on the roadside and offered to drop her home, but instead took her to a secluded place and raped her.
Apart from tabling of the supplementary budget, the session will also be a significant one as the government plans to table at least five Bills in the upcoming session, including one that proposes to constitute a ‘Prayagraj Mela Authority’ in Allahabad.
A special meeting was organised by Samapathik trust and John Paul Slum Development Programme trust for transgenders. Bindumadhav Khire, coordinator at Samapathik trust, said a total of 150 transgenders were living in the city.
The PMC was raising funds through municipal bonds to implement the project that includes supply, installation, commissioning and operation of the 24×7 water supply system mainly to reduce water loss and ensure equitable water supply to the city.
During the hearing of the case in which the AAP government has challenged the High Court’s decision to uphold the Lieutenant Governor as the administrative head of the NCR, the courtroom had witnessed passionate exchanges between Dhavan and CJI Misra