Breaking News Live Today: Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 12 PM Amid Uproar by Opposition
New Delhi, Nov 22: Voting for the first phase of the Uttar Pradesh civic body elections began on Wednesday across 24 districts at 7 AM and will continue till 5 PM amid tight security. The remaining phases would be held on November 26 and 29, and the counting of votes for all the phases would be held on December 1. Results would be declared on the same day. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath cast his vote at a polling booth in Gorakhpur on Wednesday.
Amid the increasing row over Padmavati, Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh came out in support of director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. “I am with bhansali 200% on this issue. It is very sensitive time. I am told not to talk on this film. Whatever comments regarding film is there will be officially communicated by producer,” he said.
Reacting to the announcement of Rs 21 lakh bounty against Farooq Abdullah by Anti-Terrorist Front India (ATFI) chief Viresh Shandilya, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah called Shandilya “an idiot”. “Guy doesn’t have two nickels to rub together and he’s offering 21 Lakhs. Idiot!” Omar tweeted.
Also, in a good news for the tourists, the Mughal road which was closed due to heavy snowfall, reopened for vehicular traffic on Tuesday after remaining closed for four days in Jammu and Kashmir.
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