BJP, SAD for abolition of death penalty

Against the backdrop of clemency
demands for death row convict Balwant Singh Rajoana, BJP and
SAD today made a strong pitch in the Rajya Sabha for abolition
of death penalty by asking Government to bring a legislation.

Rajoana: Punjab on the boil, curfew in Gurdaspur

Curfew was today clamped in
Gurdaspur city following communal tension between right-wing
Hindu activists and Sikhs.