The BJP has pulled out of its alliance with the PDP, causing the government to fall in Jammu & Kashmir.
The party decided to withdraw support to the Mehbooba Mufti government after three years, citing failure to control terrorism and worsening of the law-and-order situation in J&K. The stage is now set for Governor's rule. (Srinagar, June 19, NewsBits.in)
In yet another incident, cow vigilantes allegedly lynched a man in Hapur in Uttar Pradesh.
According to reports, Qasim, 45, and his companion were attacked in Bajhaida Khurd in Pilukhuwa police station of Hapur district. Qasim was brutally beaten and he succumbed to the injuries. Tension prevailed in the area and police force has been deployed. The local police officials have registered a case and have assured that the culprits would be nabbed. (Lucknow, June 18, 2018--NewsBits.in)
Spiritual preacher Bhayyu Ji Maharaj committed suicide at his home in Indore on Tuesday. The 50-year-old saint had married a few years ago. It is suspected that domestic dispute prompted him to end his life. Police said that he used his revolver to kill himself. The suicide note mentioned that he was living under stress. The police are conducting a probe in this regard. (Indore, June 13, 2018--NewsBits.in)