Punjab and Haryana high court today extended stay on murder convict Dharampal’s execution till July 10. Dharampal, a resident of Shahpur Turk in Sonepat district of Haryana was sentenced to death by Sonepat sessions court on May 5, 1997.
Robbers decamp with Rs. 4 lakh after killing mother, daughter in Ludhiana
A minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth at Narwana town in Jind district, police said today. The rapist has been identified as Kuldeep of Narwana town.
Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh today continued to reel under sizzling temperatures as severe heat wave continued to sweep the region. According to the MeT Department sources, the maximum temperatures across the two states today were set to hover between 42-46 degrees Celsius.
Bipasha Basu arrives in Chandigarh for the launch of fashion store at Elante Mall.
The UT police on Tuesday booked University Business School (UBS) chairperson AK Vashisht and a senior faculty member, Prof Dinesh Gupta, on charges of sexually harassing, assaulting and threatening a woman assistant professor at the department.
People visiting Sector-17 will have to shell out more for parking as the finance and contract committee of the Chandigarh municipal corporation on Tuesday has approved hourly basis rates of parking fee of the paid parking area covered under fully automatic system in Empire Store parking and Sahib Singh Parking, Sector-17. The committee also introduced paid parking at Elante mall in Phase-1 and will be charging Rs. 5 per entry.
The municipal corporation (MC) elections for six municipal corporations of Haryana would be held as per schedule on June 2 as the Punjab and Haryana high court refused to stay the election process on Tuesday.
The ruling SAD-BJP coalition sweeps the zila parishad elections winning 55 of the 57 zones declared so far and was leading in a majority of the 89 other zones where the counting was still on. 'District wise list till 4pm': http://read.ht/2Pu
There was no let up in intense heat wave sweeping Punjab and Haryana, with maximum temperatures in the region today are expecetd to settle between 42-45 degrees Celsius.
Bollywood actor Vindoo Dara Singh Randhawa, son of late wrestler-actor Dara Singh, was today arrested in connection with the IPL spot-fixing scandal, a Mumbai Crime Branch official said. "Vindoo was questioned after he was found to be in contact with the bookies and subsequently arrested today," the official said without revealing further details.
Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala was on Tuesday granted interim bail for six weeks by the Delhi high court for undergoing pacemaker implant surgery at a hospital here.
Congress candidate Darshan Lal has been declared winner from zila parishad zone of Shankar. He defeated his SAD counterpart Parwinder Singh. Darshan, ex-sarpanch of Tahli village, was booked by Sadar police last night on the charges of forcing a woman to commit suicide.
The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP coalition on Tuesday swept the zila parishad and block samiti elections in the Majha and Malwa belts of Punjab but faced resistance from the opposition Congress at the block level in Doaba.
A 14-year-old girl was gangraped by three men in Mandi Ahmedgarh town of Sangrur district on Monday afternoon. Acting on the girl's complaint, the police registered a case late on Monday night and arrested the trio on Tuesday.