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Shoe thrown at Punjab Minister extremely shameful: Navjot Kaur

Updated: Sep 14, 2016 17:09 IST      
Shoe thrown at Punjab Minister extremely shameful: Navjot Kaur

Chandigarh [India], Sept. 14 (ANI): Amritsar (East) MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu dubbed Congress MLA Tarlochan Soondh's act of hurling shoe at Punjab's Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia as extremely shameful and said that people should not abuse each other in the assembly.

"This is very shameful and will be remembered for a long time in history. One can talk verbally. A pure environment should be there in Vidhan Sabha where issues are raised. They can abuse each other in their respective assembly constituencies. They can do it outside the assembly," she said.

Earlier today, Soondh hurled shoe at Majithia during a session of the state assembly.

The protesting Congress MLAs had challenged Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal for discussion on the problems in Punjab.

As many as 12 bills were passed in the assembly even as the chaos continued.

Speaker Charanjit Atwal suspended Zero Hour and Question Hour following ruckus in the House.

Atwal requested the protesting MLAs to go back to their seats and said that he wanted to run the House smoothly.

The assembly was adjourned for 15 minutes following the chaos. (ANI)

Pak ISPR claim of destroying Indian Army posts fake: Sources

Updated: May 24, 2017 18:33 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): Indian Army sources on Wednesday said the Pakistan armed forces claim that they had destroyed Indian Army posts in Jamuu and Kashmir in retaliatory firing is fake.

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Pranab Mukherjee to receive 'Mann Ki Baat' book on May 26

Updated: May 24, 2017 18:13 IST     

New Delhi [India] May 24 (ANI): President, Pranab Mukherjee will receive the first copy of the book 'Mann Ki Baat' - A social revolution on Radio, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, here on May 26.

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CPI (M) condemns attacks on Dalits in Saharanpur

Updated: May 24, 2017 17:43 IST     

New Delhi [India] May 24 (ANI): The political bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) on Wednesday condemned the attacks on Dalits in Saharanpur which has resulted in one of them being killed.

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Bank robbery by militants foiled in Kashmir

Updated: May 24, 2017 17:37 IST     

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 24 (ANI): A bank robbery by two suspected militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district was successfully foiled on Wednesday.

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Benami case: IT officials summon Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti

Updated: May 24, 2017 17:28 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): Misa Bharti, the daughter of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav, and her husband, were summoned on Wednesday by the income tax department in connection with a 'benami' assets case.

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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] May 24 (ANI): The Hyderabad Branch of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge sheet before the NIA Special Court in Bangalore against three accused on Wednesday.

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Uzma's brother: Sushma Swaraj did what seemed impossible

Updated: May 24, 2017 17:09 IST     

New Delhi [India] May 24 (ANI): The Indian government has done more than expected for Uzma, said Wasim Ahmad, brother of Uzma, who got permission from the Islamabad High Court to return to India.

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Solan (Himachal Pradesh) [India], May 24 (ANI): Two passengers were killed and eight others were injured after a mini bus overturned in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district.

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Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India] May 24 (ANI): Following the arrest of Suhaib Pottanikkal, an accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case, Joint Commissioner of Police (JCP) Crime Branch in Ahmedabad, K.J Bhatt, on Wednesday said all of the 18 absconding accused were in contact with the Indian Mujahideen (IM) and spreading its network.

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SC to hear cellular operator's plea on May 29

Updated: May 24, 2017 16:43 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court will hear a plea filed by the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) challenging Rajasthan High Court order to remove mobile towers on May 29.

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Dantewada: Cop injured in encounter with Naxals

Updated: May 24, 2017 16:32 IST     

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) [India], May 24 (ANI): A major encounter is underway between Naxals and the police in Barsur area of Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.

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Centre sets Sept.15 as last date for Padma Awards nominations

Updated: May 24, 2017 16:26 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday announced September 15 as the last date for receipt of nominations for Padma Awards- 2018.

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Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Major Gogoi's critics

Updated: May 24, 2017 16:25 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): Backing Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi, who triggered controversy for using a Kashmiri man as 'human shield' Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that people who are castigating the army officer are adopting double standards.

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UP court grants bail to sixth Babri mosque demolition accused

Updated: May 24, 2017 16:07 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 24 (ANI): A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Wednesday granted bail to Satish Pradhan, one of the accused in the 1992 Babri Mosque demolition case.

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Chennai [India], May 24 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, inviting him to unveil a portrait of J Jayalalithaa in the state legislative assembly in July.

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Telangana Govt. to shift secretariat to Parade Grounds

Updated: May 24, 2017 15:36 IST     

Hyderabad [India], May 24 (ANI): The Government of Telangana plans to shift its secretariat to the Parade Grounds.

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NC women wing protest against Major Gogoi

Updated: May 24, 2017 15:27 IST     

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 24 (ANI): The women wing of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) on Wednesday carried out protests against Indian Army's decision of commending Major Leetul Gogoi, who shot into headlines for tying up a civilian to a jeep in defence against stone pelters.

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New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar jointly inaugurated the integration of eSanad with Parinam Manjusha today.

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UP: Inspector suspended for thrashing SP worker

Updated: May 24, 2017 15:14 IST     

Budaun (Uttar Pradesh), May 24 (ANI): A police inspector, posted in Sadar Kotwali police station, has been suspended after a video went viral where he could be seen thrashing a Samajwadi Party (SP) worker in Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh.

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Two dead, five injured in Delhi bus-rickshaw collision

Updated: May 24, 2017 15:10 IST     

New Delhi (India], May 24 (ANI): Two people were killed and few suffered injuries after a low-floor DTC bus lost control and rammed into a group of public transport vehicles here outside the Azadpur Metro station on Wednesday.

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