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  • Amarinder tables draft resolution against farm law,electricity amendment bill
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Kashmir Times office locked; Omar, Mehbooba react sharply

Kashmir Times office locked; Omar, Mehbooba react sharply

20 Oct 2020 | 2:02 PM

Srinagar, Oct 20 (UNI) Former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti have strongly reacted to locking of English Daily “ Kashmir Times” office in Srinagar by Estates Department on October 19.

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Ready to quit or be dismissed rather than bow to injustice to farmers: Punjab CM

Ready to quit or be dismissed rather than bow to injustice to farmers: Punjab CM

20 Oct 2020 | 1:00 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 20 (UNI) Asserting that he was prepared to resign or be dismissed rather than bow to injustice towards Punjab’s farmers, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday warned of possible disruption of the state’s peace and threat to national security as a result of the Farm Laws, pointing out that nobody can tolerate religious hurt and attack on livelihood.

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CM presents draft resolution rejecting Farm Law and Electricity Amendment Bill

CM presents draft resolution rejecting Farm Law and Electricity Amendment Bill

20 Oct 2020 | 12:44 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 20 (UNI) In a major move to protect the state’s farmers and agriculture, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday presented in the Vidhan Sabha a draft resolution rejecting outright the Centre’s anti-farmer Laws and the proposed Electricity Amendment Bill, with an appeal to all parties in the state to rise above political interests in the spirit of saving Punjab.

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Nominations commence for biennial RS polls in UP for 10 seats slated on Nov 9

Nominations commence for biennial RS polls in UP for 10 seats slated on Nov 9

20 Oct 2020 | 12:38 PM

Lucknow, Oct 20 (UNI) Nomination process to biennial elections for 10 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh slated on November 9, commenced from Tuesday.

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Pargwal-Indri Pattan Bridge: Construction Company "suspends" work, allege funds shortage

20 Oct 2020 | 12:33 PM

Jammu, Oct 20 (UNI) The fate of one of the major projects, Pargwal-Indri Pattan bridge, is hanging in between as the Construction Company has 'suspended' the work alleging shortage of funds and blamed the Jammu and Kashmir Public Works Department for not taking up the matter with higher authorities.

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Woman charred to death after couple set themselves ablaze in UP

20 Oct 2020 | 12:26 PM

Jaunpur, Oct 20 (UNI) A woman was charred to death after a couple set themselves ablaze over a family dispute in the Shahganj area here, police sources said on Tuesday.
As per sources here, Ashok Kumar (50) and his wife Suman (48), residents of the Bharauli village in the Shahganj Kotwali area, had an altercation over a family dispute on Monday night. As the matter heated up, the couple put kerosene oil and set themselves afire, leaving them critically burnt.

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20 Oct 2020 | 12:21 PM

Apni Party (AP) too, on Tuesday strongly condemned the killing of Mohammad Ashraf Bhat, inspector of police who was shot dead by suspected militants on way to his home in district Anantnag.

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Kathua Police arrests three in IPL betting, manhunt for others

20 Oct 2020 | 11:48 AM

Jammu, Oct 20 (UNI) Tightening noose against IPL betting, police have arrested three persons and launched a manhunt for those absconding in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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One more militant killed, toll 2 in Shopian encounter

One more militant killed, toll 2 in Shopian encounter

20 Oct 2020 | 11:38 AM

Srinagar, Oct 20 (UNI) One more unidentified militant was killed on Tuesday morning by security forces in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Searches Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Shopian on Monday evening, a police spokesman said.

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Omar, Mehbooba condemn killing of police officer in Anantnag

Omar, Mehbooba condemn killing of police officer in Anantnag

20 Oct 2020 | 11:28 AM

Srinagar, Oct 20 (UNI) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti along with other political leaders have strongly condemned the killing of a police officer by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Monday night.

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Campaigning picks up in 7 Assy bypolls in UP; 88 candidates in fray

Campaigning picks up in 7 Assy bypolls in UP; 88 candidates in fray

20 Oct 2020 | 11:02 AM

Lucknow, Oct 20 (UNI) Campaigning has accelerated for 7 assembly bypolls in Uttar Pradesh slated to be a semi-final before the 2022 assembly polls in the state.

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Including Six DCs, 22 IAS reshuffle in Himachal

20 Oct 2020 | 10:02 AM

Shimla, Oct 20 (UNI) In late-night Administrative reshuffle 22 IAS officer which included Deputy Commissioner of Six districts were reshuffled in the state, a notification issued here on Monday said.

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CBI investigating mega bank fraud in HP

20 Oct 2020 | 12:53 AM

Shimla, Oct 19 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation is currently investigating an alleged mega bank fraud belonging to two manufacturers at Baddi industrial area of Solan district, availing credits worth Rs 22 crore based on exorbitant collateral from a Branch of Andhra Bank here in 2017.

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Punjab Food Min seizes 69 trucks over bogus milling

20 Oct 2020 | 12:39 AM

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (UNI) Issuing a strict warning to anyone indulging in bogus milling in the state, Food and Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu on Monday directed the officials to initiate stringent action against the offenders, even as 69 trucks of outside paddy were seized by the department.

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Jalandhar: 400 youth clubs to join hands in battle against stubble burning

20 Oct 2020 | 12:29 AM

Jalandhar, Oct. 19 (UNI) The youth clubs of the district have joined the battle against the stubble burning and its members are reaching out to the farmers, to pursue them to manage the stubble under the In-Situ programme of the Agriculture department.

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