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Congress to Fight on 31 Seats, JMM on 43 in Jharkhand
Alliance announced between Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress and RJD. Congress will contest from 31 seats, JMM to fight from from 43 seats and RJD from 7 seats.
Iran Downs Drone Near Gulf Coast, Say Reports
According to reports, Iran has shot down an unidentified drone near Gulf coast.
Jammu-Srinagar Highway Blocked, Flights Suspended After Heavy Snowfall in Kashmir
After heavy snowfall, Kashmir remained cut off from the rest of the country for the second day on Friday, 8 November, as the Jammu-Srinagar national highway was blocked while flights to Srinagar airport were suspended due to poor visibility.
Five Pandharpur Pilgrims Killed in Road Mishap in Maharashtra
At least five pilgrims returning from the temple town of Pandharpur were killed in a road accident in Maharashtra’s Solapur district on Friday, police said.
Three others were injured in the mishap which occurred in the early hours when the private vehicle carrying a group of pilgrims collided with a speeding tractor on Pandharpur Road at Manjari village in Sangola taluka, around 355km from here, an official said.
While five ‘warkaris’ (devotees of Lord Vitthal) died on the spot, three others were injured, he said, adding the injured were rushed to Solapur Hospital for treatment.
Pak Violates Ceasefire in Poonch
Pakistan violated ceasefire in Krishna Ghati (KG) sector, Poonch at 11:45 am. The Indian Army is retaliating.
Soldier Killed as Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC in J-K’s Poonch
A soldier was killed as Pakistan violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Friday, 8 November, an Army official said.
Pakistan fired at forward posts along the LoC around 2.30 am in Krishnaghati sector in Poonch, in which the Army personnel was killed, the official said.
Indian troops carried out retaliatory firing, he added.
CJI to Meet UP Chief Secy, DGP Ahead of Ayodhya Verdict
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi will meet Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary, Director General of Police and other senior police officials over preparedness ahead of probable Ayodhya verdict.
Former Maharashtra DGP Arvind Inamdar Passes Away
Arvind Inamdar, former Maharashtra Director General of Police (DGP) passes away.
UK Panel Debates Situation in Kashmir, Calls for India-Pak Dialogue
The international community does have a role in diffusing tension in Kashmir and an India-Pakistan dialogue could help arrive at a solution akin to the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland, which allows a level of free exchange on both sides of the border, opined strategic experts in London over the Kashmir crisis on Thursday.