New Delhi, Aug 6 (PTI) These are the top stories from the northern region at 9.30 pm.
LGD1 RJ-HC GAJENDRA SINGH Union minister Shekhawat gets relief in scam case Jaipur:In a relief to union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in a cooperative society scam case, the Rajasthan High Court has stayed the ADJ court order that had directed the magistrate court to send a criminal complaint for further investigation to the Special Operations Group (SOG).
LGD12 RJ-HC-BSP BSP-Cong merger: Case goes back to single-judge bench Jaipur: The division bench of Rajasthan High Court on Thursday disposed of appeals filed by a BJP MLA and the Bahujan Samaj Party against the order of a judge, who had refused to stay the functioning of six BSP MLAs as Congress legislators.
DEL97 UP-VIRUS-LD CASES 61 deaths, 4,586 fresh virus cases in UP; total count 1,08,974 Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh on Thursday recorded its highest daily increase in coronavirus numbers with 61 more deaths and 4,586 fresh infections.
PRAYAGRAJ LGD21 UP-HC-KHAN HC seeks replies of Centre, UP govt in Kafeel Khan's detention case Prayagraj (UP): The Allahabad High Court has asked the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government to file their replies in a case seeking the release of Dr Kafeel khan, who is detained under the National Security Act (NSA) for allegedly giving a provocative speech during anti-CAA protests.
DES26 AYODHYA-UP-LD MOOD Day after bhoomi pujan, it's back to business in Ayodhya Ayodhya: A day after the historic groundbreaking ceremony for the Ram temple, Ayodhya is back to its old rhythm. At the Hanumangarhi temple, constable Shri Ram is at work, asking devotees to maintain social distancing.
DES6 UP-AYODHYA-MOSQUE Trust for building mosque on five-acre land in Ayodhya in process of setting up office Lucknow: The Trust constituted by the Uttar Pradesh State Sunni Central Waqf Board to construct a mosque on five acres of land in Ayodhya is in the process of setting up an office in the state capital, an official said on Thursday.
DES5 UP-AYODHYA-DEVKAALI Temple of presiding deity of Lord Ram's clan hopes for huge footfalls from across India Ayodhya: Tucked away in one of the numerous bylanes of Ayodhya around two km from the site for the Ram Mandir is the temple of Badhi Devkaali -- the 'kuldevi' or the presiding deity of the clan of Lord Ram.
DES41 PB-LIQUOR-AMARINDER Punjab CM to meet hooch tragedy victims’ families in Tarn Taran Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will visit Tarn Taran on Friday to meet families of the victims of spurious liquor tragedy which has claimed 113 lives so far.
DES52 PB-LIQUOR-DELEGATION SAD-BJP delegation seeks dismissal of Cong govt over hooch tragedy Chandigarh: A joint delegation of SAD and BJP on Thursday urged Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore to dismiss the Amarinder Singh-led government in the state over the hooch tragedy that has claimed 113 lives so far.
DEL100 PB CABINET MP Punjab ministers seek immediate expulsion of Bajwa, Dullo from Cong over hooch tragedy criticism Chandigarh: Punjab cabinet ministers Thursday demanded immediate expulsion of Rajya Sabha MPs Partap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo from the Congress for their criticism of the state government over the recent hooch tragedy.
DES58 HR-VIRUS-CASES Haryana reports 3 more COVID-19 deaths; 755 fresh cases Chandigarh: Haryana on Thursday reported three more deaths due to COVID-19, as 755 fresh cases took the tally to 39,303, according to the state health department's daily bulletin.
DES59 HR-LIQUOR-THEFT LD VIJ Theft of seized liquor: Haryana home minister for action against two senior officials Chandigarh: Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij On Thursday said he has recommended action against the state excise and taxation commissioner and a senior police official based on a report in connection with the theft of seized liquor from godowns.
DES31 HP-VIRUS-CASES 20 new COVID-19 cases detected in Himachal Pradesh; tally now 2,937 Shimla: Twenty people tested positive for COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, taking the tally of cases in the state to 2,937, officials said here.
DES54 HP-VIRUS-MINISTER Himachal minister Sukh Ram Chaudhary tests COVID-19 positive Shimla: Himachal Pradesh minister Sukh Ram Chaudhary has tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday.
DES53 UKD-VIRUS-CASES 298, including 34 ITBP personnel, test positive for COVID-19 in U'khand Dehradun: As many as 298 more people, including 34 ITBP personnel, tested positive for COVID-19 in Uttarakhand on Thursday, taking the state's tally to 8,552, according to a health department bulletin. PTI RDK RDK