Kashmir: Three terrorists killed in an encounter in Pulwama district:
In Kashmir valley, security forces have eliminated three terrorists in an encounter at TIken village of Pulwama district. An operation was launched in the area early today on specific information about the presence of terrorists.
One Nation One Ration Card System implemented in nine states:
A total of nine states have completed the implementation process of One Nation One Ration Card System. These states include Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh.
Rajasthan: BJP wins recently concluded Panchayat elections:
The BJP has won the recently concluded Panchayat elections in Rajasthan. In the elections held in 21 districts of the State, the BJP has got an absolute majority in 13 Zila Parishads while the ruling party Congress in just 5. Similarly, out of 222 Panchayat Samities, BJP got a clear majority in 93 Panchayat Samities while Congress got majority in 81. Out of 636 seats of Zila Parishad Members, BJP got 353 seats whereas the Congress had to be satisfied with 252 seats. RLP got 10 seats and CPIM bagged 2 seats whereas 18 seats have been won by independent candidates. Similarly, out of 4, 371 seats of Panchayat Samiti Members, BJP bagged 1,989 seats while Congress won 1,852 seats. Apart from these, 439 seats have been won by independents while RLP got 60 seats, CPIM 26 and BSP 5 seats.