Nine people, including four children, were killed in Pratapgarh district, Rajasthan, when a speeding truck mowed down a marriage procession yesterday. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has expressed condolences with the families of those killed in the accident.
Ramesh Kumar, District Magistrate of Jammu today ordered the relaxation of curfew for two hours in the jurisdiction of three police station Nawabad, Jammu city and Peer Mitha from 11.30 am to 01.30 pm. The rest of the city continued to remain in force as it had witnessed massive protests in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack.
Manipur human rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila has criticized the NDA government, accusing it of disregarding people’s sentiments when making policy decisions. Democracy exists in the country “only in name” under the current dispensation, she said, urging people to vote for bringing about a change in the country.