Noida Fashion Designer Missing, Car Abandoned
A 29-year-old fashion designer from Noida was allegedly abducted on Monday while she was on her way to Delhi, the police said on Wednesday. The victim has been identified as Shipra Malik, mother of a one-month-old child. Her husband is a contractor. According to the police, the victim’s car was found abandoned in Sector-29, Noida. She had left her home around 1 pm for shopping at Chandani Chowk in Central Delhi. The car keys were found in the car. However, her cell phone and purse were missing. Police said that Shipra had met her husband at Brahmputra market in Sector 29, soon after leaving home on Monday afternoon. Though she had dialled the Delhi Police helpline number, the call was disconnected after 10 seconds. The police filed a case and probe is on.
No Unreal Claims, Poll Pledges: EC to Parties
The Election Commission in West Bengal on Wednesday stipulated that unless substantiated with facts and figures no tall claims or pledges can be made in election manifestos by political parties for the state Assembly polls scheduled in April. Dibyendu Sarkar, additional state chief election commissioner, said, “This time, we are stipulating that no claims about lakhs of jobs given or projects completed can be mentioned in poll manifestos unless they were substantiated with facts and figures. Promises to provide lakhs of jobs will also have to be backed by facts.” The poll officials also referred to a Supreme Court order which said that political parties should not give unreal promises to voters.