Released militants and overground workers (OGWs) were called to the police stations during elections to update their profiles, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Friday. Earlier, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti had alleged that her party colleague Rouf Bhat was summoned to the Shergarhi police station in Srinagar on Friday. Bhat was asked to report everyday and ensure he stays from 8 am-8 pm till the by-elections to the city civic body were over, Mehbooba Mufti had said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Dev Diwali in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Monday. PM Modi inaugurated a six-lane highway, took a cruise ride in river Ganga, lit the customary first earthen lamp and enjoyed a spectacular laser show on ghats of the historic city. The prime minister, however, didn’t forget to tear into the opposition over farmers’ protests while also reaching out to the agitators.
A new bronze statue takes the place of the former wooden one, which was set on fire last year.
Cristiano Ronaldos legal fight with a woman who accuses the international soccer star of raping her in his suite at a Las Vegas resort more than 10 years ago is heading toward a trial before a federal judge in Nevada.