Chandigarh

  • Mar 03, 2015 23:23 IST

    Rift in AAP: Phoolka demands explanation from Yogendra Yadav

    The growing rift within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) took another turn on Tuesday with senior advocate and party member HS Phoolka attacking senior party leader Yogendra Yadav. He said the party's campaign committee members had ensured his loss in the Lok Sabha elections.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Mar 03, 2015 23:19 IST

    HC seeks Punjab's report on free medicines to rural dispensaries

    The Punjab and Haryana high court has directed the Punjab health department and the department of panchayats and rural development to file a detailed affidavit within two weeks on the supply of free medicines to rural dispensaries.

  • Road accident
    Mar 03, 2015 23:06 IST

    Chandigarh: Man injured in accident succumbs to injuries

    A 40-year-old man who was hit by a Mahindra Bolero Pick-Up truck on Sunday succumbed to his injuries at Government Multispecialty Hospital (GMSH), Sector 16, on Tuesday.

  • Sukhbir Singh Badal, deputy chief minister Punjab. HT Photo
    Mar 03, 2015 22:49 IST

    NDA ally SAD to oppose land bill in Lok Sabha

    A day before a bill to replace the land acquisition ordinance is to be introduced in the Lok Sabha, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), an ally of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, on Tuesday decided to oppose the proposed legislation.

  • ATM
    Mar 03, 2015 22:41 IST

    ATM robbing bid foiled in Manimajra

    Some miscreants unsuccessfully tried to break the Axis Bank ATM at Mori Gate, Manimajra, on Tuesday morning.

  • Punjab and Haryana High court
    Mar 03, 2015 22:24 IST

    High court raps Centre for 'anti-farmer' stand on MSP

    The Punjab and Haryana high court has come down heavily on the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government and observed that the central government's actions indicate that its stand is "anti-farmer".

  • Tota Singh-N
    Mar 03, 2015 21:56 IST

    Agri dept to assess crop damage due to rain: Tota Singh

    Punjab agriculture minister Tota Singh on Tuesday said the state agriculture department would soon conduct a comprehensive survey to assess the extent of damage caused to wheat and other crops due to heavy rain in the region.

  • Mufti Mohammad Sayeed
    Mar 03, 2015 20:51 IST

    J-K: Chief minister Mufti allots portfolios, keeps home, tourism

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Tuesday assigned portfolios to his council of ministers, ending the suspense over sharing of portfolios between the ruling alliance partners PDP and BJP.

  • 12th Class students
    Mar 03, 2015 18:56 IST

    First CBSE Class 10 exam gets mixed reactions

    Students of Class 10 took their first Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board exam of science on Tuesday.

  • IAC
    Mar 03, 2015 18:04 IST

    Bhushan leaves for Delhi to attend AAP national executive meeting

    Senior AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday said he would most probably attend the party's national executive meeting in the national capital on Wednesday

  • racist
    Mar 03, 2015 15:57 IST

    'Ensure all children enjoy safe learning environment in US'

    A day after a shocking video of a young Sikh boy being bullied by his schoolmates and called a "terrorist" appeared, a Sikh rights group has asked school authorities in the US to partner with parents, students and community groups to strengthen anti-bullying programmes.

  • Cyclist rain
    Mar 03, 2015 14:15 IST

    Rain lashes parts of Punjab, Haryana

    Rain continued to lash Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday even as the minimum temperatures stayed above normal in most parts of both the states.

  • Pen
    Mar 03, 2015 13:42 IST

    Words of importance

    The world does not need words, said a poet, it articulates itself in sunlight, leaves, and shadows; but certain words and expressions are always special to hear and carry across even the language barrier.

  • A patient suffering from diarrhoea
    Mar 03, 2015 13:01 IST

    Kurali: After 8pm emergency services to shut in civil hospital

    In a major setback to the emergency healthcare services in Kurali and nearby villages that have high prevalence of accidents due to a single road on national highway 21, the authorities have decided to close the emergency unit at the Kurali civil hospital after 8pm starting Monday.

  • Clouds
    Mar 03, 2015 12:21 IST

    At 64mm, city gets highest rainfall for a March day since 2008

    Residents again woke up to pitter-patter of the rain on the second consecutive day on Monday. Meanwhile, Chandigarh received more rainfall than it had on a single day in March since 2008.