New Delhi, Feb 13 (PTI) These are the top stories from the northern region at 5.15 pm
These are the top stories from the northern region at 5.15 pm JAIPUR DEL38 RJ-GUJJARS-2ND LD-QUOTA Jaipur: The Rajasthan Assembly Wednesday passed a bill giving a five per cent quota in government jobs and educational institutes to Gujjars and four other communities agitating for it. LUCKNOW DES16 UP-ASSEMBLY- 2NDLD ADJOURN Lucknow, Feb 13 (PTI) The denial of permission to Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav to fly to Allahabad rocked the Uttar Pradesh legislature Wednesday as angry SP and BSP members stalled proceedings of both the Houses.
ALIGARH DES8 UP-LD AMU Aligarh (UP): Security was beefed up at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) after some students and a TV channel crew got into an altercation over reports of a visit by AIMIM lawmaker Asaduddin Owaisi, police said Wednesday. LUCKNOW DEL16 UP-LD CHIEF SECY Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Anup Chandra Pandey, who was due to retire in February, has got an extension for six months, an official said Wednesday.
DEHRADUN DES15 UKD-ASSEMBLY-SUGARCANE Dehradun: Proceedings of the Uttarakhand Assembly were disrupted for the third day in a row on Wednesday with opposition Congress refusing to budge from its demand for a debate in the House on issues facing the sugarcane growers. CHANDIGARH DES13 PB-ASSEMBLY Chandigarh: The Ludhiana gang rape incident rocked the Punjab assembly on Wednesday with the opposition alleging that the law and order situation in the state had deteriorated under the Congress government SRINAGAR DEL48 JK-LD ENCOUNTER Srinagar: Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, including one of the main recruiters of the outfit, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district Wednesday, police said.
SRINAGAR DEL34 JK-SCHOOL-BLAST Srinagar: A blast at a private school in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district left at leat 12 students injured Wednesday, police said. JAMMU DES7 JK-SUICIDE-SOLDIER Jammu: A 30-year-old soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside an Army camp here, a police official said Wednesday. SRINAGAR DES6 JK-SEPARATISTS-SHUTDOWN Srinagar: Normal life was hit in Kashmir on Wednesday due to a shutdown called by separatists to protest against the legal challenge to Article 35-A and Article 370 of the Constitution, which grant special privileges to Jammu and Kashmir.
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- Bainsla threatens to revive stir for 5 per cent quota for Gujjars, other communities
- Sachin Pilot held Center accountable to resolve hurdles for 5 pct to Gujjars
- Gujjars begin dharna on rail tracks in Rajasthan over quota
- Gujjars block Delhi-Mumbai rail route over quota demand, 25 trains affected
- Ashok Gehlot assures Gujjars to hold talks on reservation demand