New Delhi, Aug 23 (PTI) These are the top stories from the northern region at 9 pm.
DEL41 AMARINDER-LD CONG Amarinder opposes challenge to Gandhi family leadership New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has opposed the bid by some Congress leaders to challenge the Gandhi family leadership in the party, saying this is not the time to raise such an issue.
DEL36 CHIDAMBARAM-JK-PARTIES Chidambaram urges J-K parties to stand resolutely behind demand for restoration of special status New Delhi: Former Union minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday welcomed a joint resolution of six national and regional parties in Jammu and Kashmir, and appealed to them to stand 'resolutely' behind their demand for restoration of special status of the erstwhile state.
DES1 JK-MEHBOOBA-DAUGHTER-NOTICE Mehbooba Mufti's daughter wants her mother's name changed in passport Srinagar: The younger daughter of PDP president Mehbooba Mufti has sought to change her mother's name in her passport to Mehbooba Syed.
DEL58 RJ-LD-CONG-GEHLOT Letter by Congress leaders unfortunate, says Gehlot Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said the Gandhi family has kept the party united and the letter written by senior Congress leaders over the leadership issue is an unfortunate move.
DES13 RJ-LD NADDA Cong govt in Rajasthan betrayed people: BJP chief Nadda Jaipur: BJP national president J P Nadda on Sunday accused the Congress government in Rajasthan of inaction, betraying people and failing to provide relief to them during the coronavirus-triggered lockdown.
DES5 RJ-VIRUS-CASES Six deaths, 697 fresh coronavirus cases in Rajasthan; total count 69,961 Jaipur: Rajasthan health authorities on Sunday reported six coronavirus fatalities and 697 fresh infections, taking the numbers to 950 deaths and 69,961 cases in the state.
DEL32 UP-ISIS OPERATIVE-LD FATHER Could have never imagined he would take to terrorism: Father of ISIS operative held in Delhi Balrampur/Lucknow: The father of alleged ISIS operative Mohammad Mustakim Khan, alias Abu Yusuf Khan, who was arrested in Delhi, on Sunday said people know his son as a 'very good person' and he could have never imagined that he would take to terrorism.
DES19 UP-VIRUS-2NDLD CASES 59 deaths, 5,423 virus cases in UP; total count 1,87,781 Lucknow: Fifty-nine people succumbed to coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday as 5,423 fresh coronavirus cases surfaced, pushing the state’s infection count to 1,87,781, according to a health bulletin.
DES26 PB-VIRUS-CASES 50 deaths, 1,136 fresh virus cases in Punjab; infection tally 41,779 Chandigarh: Punjab on Sunday recorded its second highest fatality count after 50 more people died from coronavirus even as 1,136 fresh cases took the state’s infection tally to 41,779.
DES29 HR-VIRUS-CASES Six deaths, 1,096 fresh virus cases in Haryana Chandigarh: Haryana on Sunday registered another spike of 1,096 coronavirus cases as the fatality count reached 603 with six more deaths. PTI RDK RDK