News Digest: 100 Congress workers join BJP, thousands throng gurdwaras to mark Gurpurab and more

Nov 15, 2016 08:00 AM IST | Updated on: Nov 16, 2016 07:46 AM IST

Here are the top stories from Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh over the past 24 hours.


News Digest: 100 Congress workers join BJP, thousands throng gurdwaras to mark Gurpurab and more

100 Congress workers join BJP ahead of Shahdol by-poll

In a setback to Congress ahead of November 19 by-poll for Shahdol (ST) Lok Sabha constituency, over 100 of its workers today joined BJP in the presence of Madhya Pradesh Industries Minister Rajendra Shukla. Read More

Bank manager fraudulently withdraws Rs 1.5 crore, absconding

A manager of a cooperative bank allegedly made fraudulent withdrawals to the tune of Rs 1.5 crore from bank accounts at his branch in Kaithal, police said on Monday. Read More

Two women run over by Vaishali Superfast Express

Two women were killed on Monday and four others injured when Vaishali Superfast Express hit them at Barauni Flag railway station of Begusarai district. Read More

BJP's Parivartan rally a 'super flop', crowds were hired to cheer for PM Modi: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of fooling the people over demonetisation by claiming that this will end the menace of black money. Read More

Ranchi suffers as most ATMs in city either shut or cashless

Tens of thousands of people hungry for cash raced from one ATM to another in Ranchi on Monday - only to find almost all of them shut and without money. Read More

Thousands of devotees take a dip in holy lake as Pushkar fair concludes

The famous Pushkar fair concluded here today with over thousands of devotees taking bath in the holy lake on occasion of Kartik Poornima. Read More

Thousands throng gurdwaras to mark Gurpurab

Thousands of devotees thronged gurdwaras across Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh on Monday to offer prayers on the occasion of 'Gurpurab' - the birth anniversary of the first Sikh guru, Nanak Dev. Read More


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