Top 5 news at 1 PM on Sept 11: BSP Supremo Mayawati addresses rally in Saharanpur, Encounter in Nowgam, Handwara district of J&K

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 11 September 2016, 01:22 PM

In wake of upcoming UP Assembly elections, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday addressed a massive rally in Saharanpur. The rally is part of her political strategy to set the grounds before the next UP assembly polls in 2017. 

1) BSP Supremo Mayawati addresses rally in Saharanpur

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati addressed a big rally in Saharanpur, which will have more attendance than the recently held Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally on the completion of two years of the NDA government at the centre.

2) One more terrorist killed, total four terrorists and 1 cop killed in ongoing encounters in Poonch and Nowgam in J-K

Security forces have killed one more terrorist in an ongoing encounter in Nowgam, Handwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, taking the total toll of encounters in Kashmir on Sunday to 5, four terrorists in Nowgam and 1 cop in Poonch district. 

3) Shahabuddin justifies his ‘circumstantial’ comment on Nitish, calls Lalu Yadav his only leader

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin on Saturday night further added fuel to the controversy stirred by his comments on Nitish Kumar immediately after his release from Bhagalpur jail earlier in the day. “I just had said that Nitish Kumar became CM because of circumstances, so what is wrong in that?” Mohd Shahabuddin told media.

4) After surge prices, Humsafar train to roll out next month with 20 per cent higher fares

Close on the heels of surge pricing in premier trains like Rajdhani and Shatabdi express, 'Humsafar' trains are set to be launched next month with fares that would be about 20 per cent higher than the normal Mail and Express services.

5) 9/11 anniversary: Barack Obama urges unity as US prepares to mark 15 years on from terrorist attacks

President Barack Obama on Saturday urged Americans to remain united in the face of terrorist attacks, in a barely-veiled jab at Republican White House nominee Donald Trump 15 years after 9/11.