Dayashankar Singh, the expelled UP BJP leader, who allegedly made derogatory remarks against BSP President Mayawati, was arrested today by a joint team of the Lucknow Police and Special Task Force (STF) from Buxar in Bihar.
Banking operations across the country were hit today, with 8 to 10 lakh employees of 40 private and state-run banks on a day long strike. The strike has affected the services at around 80,000 bank branches in the country.
Due to heavy downpour on Thursday evening and then again on Friday morning, the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway, Hero Honda Chowk, Delhi-Jaipur stretch and many other roads in Gurugram are facing heavy traffic jams. The seriousness of the situation could be understood from the fact that the city police has appealed outsiders to avoid travelling to Gurugram.