New Delhi, Oct 11: As the day began on Wednesday, reports of an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir came. In the firing, two Indian Air Force (IAF) Garud Force personnel were martyred and two terrorists were neutralised.
On the other front, Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll is underway in Punjab. The seat fell vacant after sitting MLA and actor Vinod Khanna died earlier this year. Down south in Kerala, polling is underway in Vengara Assembly in Mallapuram district.
The first meeting of the newly-constituted Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister Narendra Modi (EAC-PM) will be held on Wednesday at the NITI Aayog.
Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be launching a ‘Satyagraha’ in New Delhi from Wednesday against the hike in Delhi metro fares. The party will also ‘gherao’ the Urban Development ministry on October 13. Delhi AAP convenor Gopal Rai tweeted a poster today, announcing the agitation at all city metro stations at 4 PM.
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