HIGHLIGHTS NORTH 8.45 PM
These are the top stories from the northern region at 8.45 pm
BULANDSHAHR DEL60 UP-4THLD VIOLENCE
Bulandshahr (UP): Police arrested four people on Tuesday and were hunting for a Bajrang Dal activist in connection with mob violence here that left an inspector and a passerby dead, as angry families demanded action amid criticism of the UP chief minister and suggestions of conspiracies.
BULANDSHAHR DEL32 UP-VIOLENCE-VILLAGE
Bulandshahr (UP): A day after a mob torched the local police post and shot dead an inspector, a haunting silence prevailed in Chingrawathi village here.
CHANDIGARH LGD19 PB-HC-LD JAGIR KAUR
Chandigarh: Akali leader Bibi Jagir Kaur was on Tuesday acquitted by the Punjab and Haryana High Court in the case of forcible abortion and abduction of her daughter, who had died under mysterious circumstances in April 2000.
LUCKNOW DES8 UP-BJP MP-HANUMAN
Lucknow: Bahraich BJP MP Savitri Bai Phule Tuesday claimed that Lord Hanuman was "a Dalit and a slave of 'manuwadi' people", joining a row which erupted over UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's statement that the deity was a Dalit.
JAIPUR DEL59 RJ-PM-RALLY-LD SLOGAN
Jaipur: 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' was once again dragged into political discourse with Rahul Gandhi Tuesday taking a swipe at Narendra Modi, saying he should not use this salutation in his poll speeches but instead hail Anil Ambani, remarks that led the prime minister to hit back at the Congress chief asking who is he to issue a 'fatwa'.
HANUMANGARH ELX14 RJ-LD PM
Hanumangarh: Stepping up his attack against the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday alleged that Kartarpur went to Pakistan at the time of independence because the party's leaders of that time had no vision and they did not respect the Sikh sentiments.
JAMMU DEL57 JK-LD POLLING
Jammu: Kashmir recorded 30.3 per cent voting while Jammu region witnessed an impressive turnout of 84.8 per cent in the seventh phase of the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections Tuesday where some people suffered minor injuries in a clash between rival groups, officials said.
JAMMU DES11 JK-BANK-GOVERNOR
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Tuesday allayed fears of J&K bank employees and said safeguarding the autonomy and operational independence of the institution would remain the key objective of the state administration.
NEWDELHI DES29 DL-SDMC-BUDGET
New Delhi: Hike in property tax, levying professional tax, redeveloping an old mart and pedestrianisation of streets in market areas lacking parking facilities were proposed by the BJP-led South Delhi Municipal Corporation in its budget on Tuesday.
NEWDELHI LGD30 DL-COURT-MLA
New Delhi: A Delhi court has set aside an order discharging AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan in a 2010 case in which he was accused of threatening and obstructing labour department officers and a NGO team from rescuing child labourers from zari units here.
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