In a revenge attack, six members of a family were set afire at their house in Ferozepur district on Thursday. Three of them — an elderly woman and her two minor granddaughters — died, w hile the others were injured.
The Punjab Congress will move the Punjab and Haryana high court for ensuring implementation of promises made by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in its manifesto for the 2012 assembly elections.
Railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal’s unceremonious exit from the Union cabinet is not merely the biggest blow to his three-decade-long political career, but it has also put him on a sticky wicket in his home constituency, Chandigarh.
There’s something unsettling about Dalbir as she doesn’t look the stereotype of a small-town schoolteacher -- she is smarter, as she entered politics to make her brother’s case heard and managed to get the media and the VIP on her side. Aarish Chhabra
reports. A long battle
The latest man drawn into the ambit of the railway bribery scam, Rahul Bhandari — personal secretary of union railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal — had known Vijay Singla, the minister’s nephew, for years. And contrary to the belief that Bansal brought them together, it was Singla who had brought Bhandari in contact with the minister.
Assaulted Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay died on Thursday, leaving India red-faced even as it sidestepped Pakistan’s demand for an international probe into the killing.
Bank officials' advices of splitting deposits to evade taxes, as exposed in a sting operation by an online news portal, are "undesirable loose talks" but there is no apparent criminality, SBI Chairman Pratip Chaudhuri said today.
Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay who was in a hospital in Chandigarh after being attacked in a Jammu jail last week died Thursday morning, doctors said.
Much before the Saradha chit fund scam came to the fore, as early as October 8, 2012, the Intelligence Bureau had written to the government about the illegal financial activities of chit fund companies.
Such seems to be the craze for government jobs that even post-graduates and graduates are not averse to the idea of wielding a broom in City Beautiful. Hillary Victor
reports. Craze for government jobs?
Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq today suffered a kidney failure, said officials of the PGIMER, Chandigarh. According to PGIMER his condition is "far worse than Tuesday night". HT reports.
The condition of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq, injured in a scuffle with another inmate in a Jammu jail, remained critical today even as Pakistan high commissioner Salman Bashir visited him in Chandigarh.
The high commissioner of Pakistan will visit Chandigarh tomorrow to see a Pakistani prisoner admitted in a critical condition at the PGIMER in Chandigarh, a diplomat said, even as his condition continued to be critical.
He was seen as an amiable, non-controversial politician, who rose from the small city of Chandigarh having just one Lok Sabha seat to become a key member of the Manmohan Singh-led UPA government while still maintaining his clean image.
Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner who died after a murderous attack in a Lahore jail, was cremated at his hometown in Bhikiwind today amid jostling crowds of tearful mourners.