These are the top stories from the northern region at 9 pm
JAMMU DEL52 JK-LDALL ATTACK
Jammu: The situation in the curfew-bound areas of Jammu and Kashmir remained tense Friday after a BJP leader was shot dead by suspected militants in Kishtwar, as the Army staged a flag march in certain places and the state government constituted a Special Investigation Team to probe the incident, officials said.
CHANDIGARH DEL53 HR-CHAUTALA-EXPEL
Chandigarh: A simmering family feud sent the Indian National Lok Dal into crisis Friday with party president Om Prakash Chautala expelling his two grandsons from its primary membership after finding them guilty of “indiscipline".
CHANDIGARH LGD19 HR-ROADWAYS-STRIKE-END
Chandigarh: Haryana Roadways employees have assured the Punjab and Haryana High Court that they will call off their strike by 10 am on Saturday.
LUCKNOW DES18 UP-TEACHERS PROTEST
Lucknow: The police used canes to disperse people protesting here Friday against two court rulings that quashed the selection of over 12,000 government teachers and ordered a CBI probe into the process to appoint 68,500 more.
DELHI DES7 DL-E-BUSES-TRIAL
New Delhi: The Delhi government plans to float tenders for 1,000 electric buses by December so that the zero-emissions vehicles are rolled out in the next five to six months, Transport minister Kailash Gahlot said Friday as he launched an e-bus for trial here.
CHANDIGARH DES19 PB-MINISTER-KEJRIWAL
Chandigarh: Punjab Environment minister O P Soni on Friday took exception to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's statement in which he had blamed Punjab for rising pollution levels in the national capital.
NEWDELHI DES25 DL-LD AIR QUALITY
New Delhi: Delhi's pollution level dipped slightly on Friday as stubble burning remained marginally low but authorities warned that the air quality would severely deteriorate from next week.
AMRITSAR DES16 PB-TRAIN-NAVJOT
Amritsar: Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife, who was the chief guest at the Dussehra function near Joda Phatak here when a train mowed down 59 people last month, gave her statement on Friday before the probe official.
CHANDIGARH DES12 PB-STUBBLE-SPIKE
Chandigarh: Stubble burning incidents have shot up in Punjab over the last few days with farmers apparently defying the ban as only a little time is left now for sowing wheat, officials said.
NEWDELHI DES29 DL-BJP-BIDHURI
New Delhi: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari Friday issued a show cause notice to party MP Ramesh Bidhuri in connection with alleged thrashing and misbehaviour with party workers during a 'Run for Unity' event on October 31.
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