The love affair of Basant and Sarita began sometime in 2010. It all started when Basant returned home to his native village Gorar for a brief holiday while undergoing training in the army. Sarita lived in the same lane, just a few yards away from his house. The couple fell in love and started meeting secretly.
William Scott Pinckney, 64, managing director and chief executive officer in India of Amway, one of the largest direct marketing companies, moved the Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday, after being denied the permission to visit abroad by the Chandigarh chief judicial magistrate because of a pending case of cheating against the company.Sanjeev Verma
The Punjab Civil Medical Services (PCMS) Association doctors called off their two-day strike after a meeting with health minister Madan Mohan Mittal at his residence here on Monday night. According to president of the association Dr Hardeep Singh, the strike was called off in public interest after the health minister assured them that their problems would be readdressed.
Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) president Simranjit Singh Mann has been acquitted in a sedition case for the 65th time. In the cases registered against him, including those of sedition, it has been the 85th case against the former IPS officer, where he has been acquitted.
Punjab animal husbandry minister Gulzar Singh Ranike's former personal assistant Sarabdyal Singh informed the Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday that the state vigilance bureau (VB) arrested him in a "tearing hurry" just to "accord a quietus (settle down) to the proceedings against the minister" in the border area development programme (BADP) fund scam in Amritsar's Attari constituency.
In what has come as a shock to the Haryana power generation corporation ltd (HPGCL), the 300 MW unit 2 at Yamuna Nagar thermal power station has come under forced shutdown since the past seven days because of a technical glitch.
After losing at least 3.5 lakh hectares of agriculture land to rampant commercialisation, the government has finally woken up to the challenge by coming up with the first-ever vertical conclave offering 600 flats in Srinagar.
Former president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Paramjit Singh Sarna on Monday moved the Delhi high court, seeking directions to the DSGMC for stopping construction of the 1984 genocide memorial at Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib Complex.
Akali stalwarts Sant Harchand Singh Longowal and Gurcharan Singh Tohra had refused to go along with gun-totting militants’ desperate exhortations to declare ‘Khalistan’ a few hours before the army stormed Harmandar Sahib to flush out militant preacher Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and his armed followers in June 1984, reveals a new television series.
Dalbir Kaur, 37, widow of deceased Sukhpal Singh, a resident of Kala Afghana village in Gurdaspur district, on Monday sought chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's intervention for action against DIG (border range) Paramraj Singh Umranangal for allegedly eliminating her husband in a fake encounter around 19 years ago.
With the onset of the paddy transplantation season, the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has announced to have made all arrangements but the reality is that only good monsoon can save Punjab from power cuts this summer season.
Wanted for the April 18 murder of his girlfriend's husband and mother-in-law in Sonepat, and 24 hours after he stabbed a Chandigarh police inspector to death, dismissed UT constable Basant Singh, alias Bunty, 26, was arrested by the Haryana police from a hotel in Paharganj area of New Delhi in the wee hours of Sunday.
With Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa visiting the US and former state Congress president Capt Amarinder Singh away from Patiala, new alignments have started taking place in the Punjab Congress as senior party leaders Rajinder Kaur Bhattal, Lal Singh and Brahm Mohindra held a closed-door meeting here on Sunday.
The government's U-turn doctors' mass transfer started from chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's own village. The transfer orders of the three doctors shifted out of the community health centre located in Badal village in Muktsar district were the first to be cancelled. Vishav Bharti
The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), junior partner of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab's ruling combine, may have won 19 of the 23 seats it contested in the 117-strong assembly last year, but the Lok Sabha elections due in 2014 look set to be a tough battle for the saffron brigade in the agrarian state. Gurpreet Singh Nibber