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Pre-monsoon rains hit Northeast, Mizoram remains cut-off

Punjab News Express
AGARTALA : Week-long incessant pre-monsoon rains, thunderstorm and heavy lightning disrupted life in northeastern states while road connectivity remained cut-off in Mizoram due to landslides, officials said on Wednesday.

Kejriwal must resign, BJP will clean Delhi in 4 months: Manoj Tiwari

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : As the BJP was poised to sweep the civic polls, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Wednesday said Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal must resign and promised that the BJP, which has been heading the civic bodies for the past 10 years, will "clean the city in four months".

BJP win due to EVM 'wave': AAP

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The AAP on Wednesday termed the BJP's victory in the Delhi municipal polls as a result of alleged tampering of EVMs.

AAP trailing, leaders reach Kejriwal's house

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Senior AAP leaders, including Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, on Wednesday went to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence as early counting trends showed the ruling party far behind in the civic polls.

BJP leading, AAP now at second spot in Delhi civic polls

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The BJP was leading in all the three civic bodies, while Delhi's ruling AAP was at second spot, and the Congress was trailing at third spot, according to counting trends after an hour, Delhi State Election Commission officials said on Wednesday.

HC stays order on JNU admission policy

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed a single judge order that upheld the JNU admission policy to implement a UGC notification putting a cap on the number of M.Phil and Ph.D research scholars.

Bodies of two Indians lying in Saudi for weeks

Punjab News Express
JEDDAH : The bodies of two Indian workers who died in Riyadh are lying in a Saudi mortuary for weeks as their former employer are not ready to bear the cost of transporting them to India.

Chattisgarh attack cold blooded murder: Rajnath

Punjab News Express
RAIPUR : Home Minister Rajnath Singh termed the Maoist attack on CRPF personnel in Chattisgarh, which left 25 troopers dead, as a "cold blooded murder", saying the government will take strong action against those responsible.

CRPF ambush: Rajnath reaches Raipur

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Home Minister Rajnath Singh and CRPF Additional Director General Sudeep Lakhtakia reached Chhattisgarh on Tuesday to take stock of situation after 25 troopers were killed in one of the worst ambushes by Maoists in Chattisgarh's Sukma district, an official here said.

Shutdown in TN, DMK's Stalin arrested

Punjab News Express
CHENNAI : Normal life was affected in Tamil Nadu amid a shutdown called by opposition parties on Tuesday to press for immediate resolution of farmers' issues. DMK Working President M.K. Stalin and others were arrested.

Maoists massacre 25 CRPF troopers in Chhattisgarh

Punjab News Express
RAIPUR : In one of the deadliest attacks, 300 to 400 heavily armed Maoists, women included, ambushed a CRPF contingent in a forested patch in Chhattisgarh on Monday, killing 25 troopers and escaping with their AK-47 assault rifles.

Recruitment rally for Indian Air Force from May 5

Punjab News Express /SK.Vyas
HOSHIARPUR : Indian Air force has announced the recruitment drive for 10 districts of Punjab from May 5 to 9 at Air Force Station Rajasansi, Amritsar.

Two-day SPACE --17 concludes at Maharaja Agrasen University, Baddi

Punjab News Express/Y.S. RANA
KALUJHANDA (HP) : Two-day SPACE-17 (Synergy in planning, architecture, computers and education) conference organized by the School of Architecture and Design concluded here successfully at Maharaj Agrasen Universiy. 

Delhi man held for attacking men transporting buffaloes

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : A 32-year-old man was arrested on Monday on charges of assaulting three persons transporting buffaloes in south Delhi, Delhi Police said.

BJP denies rift in J&K alliance; Azad slams it

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The BJP on Monday denied any rift in the BJP-PDP alliance government in Jammu and Kashmir and assured the Mehbooba Mufti-led government of its continued support.

Cow vigilantism will cause more violence, Rajasthan CM told

Punjab News Express
JAIPUR  : Twenty-three former bureaucrats have urged Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to arrest those who killed a Muslim farmer and warned that unchecked cow vigilantism will lead to "large-scale violence".

Chhota Rajan held guilty in fake passport case

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : A court here on Monday convicted underworld don Rajendra Sadashiv Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan and others in a fake passport case.

Militants kill PDP leader in Kashmir

Punjab News Express
SRINAGAR : Militants on Monday shot dead a District President of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Pulwama district.

India becomes world's fifth largest military spender

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : India's military expenditure grew around 8.5 per cent in 2016, making it the world's fifth largest spender at $55.9 billion, figures released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) revealed on Monday.

Air India dreamliner suffers bird hit in Kolkata

Punjab News Express
KOLKATA : An Air India dreamliner aircraft from Delhi with 254 on board suffered a bird hit while landing at the Kolkata airport on Monday, officials said.

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