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Afternoon briefing: Mehbooba Mufti claims PDP workers detained; why Mumbai-San Francisco flight got delayed, and more

May 25, 2024 01:15 PM IST

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Mehbooba Mufti of the Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party on Saturday, May 25, alleged that her party workers and polling agents are being detained in police stations “without any reason”. Mehbooba Mufti also claimed that complaints regarding the efforts to “tamper the EVMs” are being received. Mehbooba Mufti, who is a candidate from Anantnag–Rajouri Lok Sabha seat in South Kashmir where voting is currently underway, is sitting on a protest along with party leaders and workers. Dig Deeper

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti sits on a protest after the alleged detention of her party workers, on the day of voting in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Anantnag district, Saturday, May 25, 2024.(PTI)
PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti sits on a protest after the alleged detention of her party workers, on the day of voting in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Anantnag district, Saturday, May 25, 2024.(PTI)

A Mumbai to San Francisco Air India flight was on Friday delayed by around 18 hours after it suffered a technical glitch and a passenger fell ill. The flight, AI-179, was scheduled to take off from the Mumbai International Airport at 4pm but was initially delayed by over three hours when the crew noticed a “technical glitch”. The flight was then pushed back to 7:17pm, however, it was further delayed when a passenger fell ill, and subsequently, some other passengers also deboarded the plane. Dig Deeper

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