INLD’s Nuh candidate Zakir Hussain allegedly rode an elephant during his nomination process on Friday, violating the election code of conduct. The election commission (EC) issued the leader a notice after an animal rights activist alleged that Hussain rode on an elephant to the returning officer’s office to file his nomination.
Star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt notched up India's fourth gold medal, while Khushbir Kaur became the first woman from the country to win a medal in 20km Race Walking by clinching a silver as India shot up to ninth in overall standings.
Punjab's "colossal" debt is a legacy of its successive governments' urge to splurge. The Rs 1.03 lakh crore bailout that the Parkash Singh Badal government is seeking from the "friendly" Narendra Modi government at the Centre.
That the 80-year-old is a favourite childrens' author is a fact universally known. But did you know that Bond is not too fond of pets; that his grandma was a strict Victorian, or that he wishes he had at least one or two love affairs?
Following public uproar over Rs 75,000 compensation for a fully damaged house in the Valley, chief minister on Sunday clarified, saying, "It was not the final figure of compensation for a house."
Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday said if INLD leader Om Prakash Chautala had his way, the next government in the state could be operating from Delhi's Tihar Jail.
Deccani Sikhs, descendants of the Lahori Fauj dispatched by Maharaja Ranjit Singh to help the Nizam of Hyderabad, are a minority Sikh community rooted in Telangana. Amritsar may be their holy place, but for them Hyderabad is home, they say.
People who fell victim to bullets of militants in Punjab will soon have a befitting memorial. The memorial, a concrete structure, will come up inside the Durgiana Mandir complex. The construction is set to begin soon with the Shri Durgiana Committee having given its go-ahead to the project.
Kafan nu jeban ni hundian. Chitta bechde ne eh maut de vepari, te bhul gaye ne eh ke kafan bi chitta hunda ae. (The shroud does not have pockets. These merchants of death, who sell white powder or heroin, have forgotten that the colour of shroud is also white).
Thrown off a train for occupying a 'whites only' first class seat, the man who would become the Mahatma, orchestrated a powerful campaign of non-violent resistance in South Africa. We visit the Gandhi trail in Mandela country.
It's raining moneybags in the poll-bound state.Among the top -10 are two candidates each from INLD ,Congress , BJP and HJC.Here a look at them .Venod Sharma Haryana Jan Chetna Party Constituency: Ambala City Net worth (2014): Rs 153.12 crore (2009): Rs 87 crore
“For the past few decades, the Hindi movie industry has registered manifold increase, and with it largely influencing the life of people, it becomes more imperative that the cinema should offer an engrossing entertainment and a story with a meaning for the life that we live, for the society we live in,” observed legendary actor Dharmendra.
It will take another three months to have Srinagar's buzzing traffic back on streets as more than 1.5 lakh vehicles, from SUVs to sedans to smaller cars, remain grounded due to flood water that hit the city on September 7, leaving around 80 dead and 6.5 lakh population stranded in the valley.
Upset with chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for 'ignoring' interests of dedicated party workers in the last nine years of the Congress regime, his namesake has entered the poll fray as an independent candidate to raise issues of the jobless people.
All the government schools in Punjab, which have been identified for having no proper sanitation facilities, specially toilets, by the state government, will have toilets before March 31 next, said education minister Daljeet Singh Cheema.