New Delhi, Nov 6 (PTI) The following are the highlights New Delhi, Nov 6 (PTI) The following are the highlights of the northern region at 2200 hrs: ...

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New Delhi, Nov 6 (PTI) The following are the highlights New Delhi, Nov 6 (PTI) The following are the highlights of the northern region at 2200 hrs: DEL 19 POLL-HP-CENTENARIAN Kinnaur (HP): Sixty-six years ago, in 1951, a young Shyam Saran Negi made history when he exercised his franchise in scenic Kalpa in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district becoming independent India's first voter.By Sanjay Ganjoo DES 13 HP-POLL-SHIMLA (RURAL) Shimla: The prestige of chief minister Virbhadra Singh is at stake in Shimla (Rural) constituency where his son Vikramaditya is facing a stiff challenge from the chief minister's protege Pramod Sharma, who is contesting as a BJP candidate.By Prakash Lohumi DES 2 POLL-HP-SHIMLA Shimla: A keen four-cornered contest is in the offing in the prestigious Shimla (Urban) constituency where three-time BJP MLA Suresh Bharadwaj is fighting a tough battle to retain his seat.

DES 10 RJ-ALPHONS-NOMINATION Jaipur: Union Minister of State (independent charge) for Tourism Alphons Kannanthanam and BJP candidate for the Rajya Sabha seat from Rajasthan files his nomination for the bypoll.

DES 6 AAP-VISHWAS New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party was a dream that thousands of people breathed life into. Among them were three close friends -- Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Kumar Vishwas.

By Prashant Rangnekar DES 4 JK-DARBAR MOVE Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government begins functioning here after shifting from Srinagar, the summer capital of the state, as part of the pre-Independence practice of "darbar move".

DES 9 JK-PROTESTS Jammu: A general strike marks the reopening of the Civil Secretariat - the seat of the Jammu and Kashmir government – here as many opposition leaders including state Congress chief G A Mir courted arrest during protests against the alleged "failures" of the PDP-BJP dispensation.

DES 19 JK-LOC-TRAVEL Jammu: The cross-LoC bus service from Rawalakot to Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir resumes after 17 weeks with 20 passengers from Pakistan occupied Kashmir crossing over.

DES 25 RJ-PADMAVATI-BAJRANG DAL Jaipur: Bajrang Dal will protest the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film 'Padmavati' in Rajasthan, says a senior functionary of the right-wing organisation.

DES 7 DL-CRIME-FAMILY New Delhi: Mama, as she was known, inspired terror in the urban ghetto where she lived. But the undisputed godmother of Sangam Vihar, who also led her sons into crime, is now planning to call it a day and lead a quiet life, says police.

By Saloni Bhatia DES 8 UP-MAYAWATI Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati slams the Yogi Adityanath government, accusing it of wasting resources by changing colours of building and focusing on cow protection instead of important public interest works.

DES 31 RJ-DOCTORS-MASS-LEAVE Jaipur: Medical services have been affected in Rajasthan as nearly 8000 government doctors went on an indefinite mass leave in support of their demands pending before the state government.

DES 35 DL-POLLUTION-HAZE New Delhi: Air quality in Delhi plunges and visibility levels drops as moisture combined with pollutants shrouded the city in a thick cover of haze.


This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.

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