Senior Punjab BJP leader Balramji Das Tandon on Wednesday sought the intervention of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) for "a permanent solution" to the clashes between the followers of Dera Sacha Sauda and the Sikh religious activists in the wake a similar incident at Dhudike, near Moga.
Seven months after the death of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was fatally attacked in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail, Pakistani authorities will hand over his belongings to his family at the Attari border on Thursday. From clothes, spectacles, blankets, a pair of shoes to a wrist watch and other items that Sarabjit's family had been sending for him in the jail, they are expecting everything returned.
CBI special judge Vimal Kumar on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of the graft case against suspended superintendent of police (SP) Deshraj Singh, after the complainant, inspector Anokh Singh, the station house officer of Sector 26, sought adjournment of the case on health grounds.
A US court of appeals has dismissed the case filed by a rights body based in New York, 'Sikhs for Justice', against Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal. Stating this here on Wednesday, a spokesperson of the chief minister's office said circuit judges Posner, Rovner and Williams while pronouncing the judgment on November 26 ordered to dismiss the petition filed by this organisation.
The election season in Delhi's Hari Nagar assembly constituency has all the thrilling elements and changing winds to make a political potboiler. This story of aide's superseding master and turning his rival is a complete poll scene in one: of turncoats, vendetta, mudslinging, switching symbols, stealing agenda, and top leaders' throwing themselves at the voters' doors.
Nominated councillor Surinder Bahga, who levelled charges against his colleagues that they have been “bought by the Congress”, will apologise in Chandigarh municipal corporation's House meeting scheduled for Friday.
In the high arctic regions of North America and Asia where it summer breeds, and the wintering grounds in South America and the Oceania where it flies long distance to escape icy winters, the Pectoral sandpiper is found in abundance to justify as an IUCN species of "least concern". Vikram Jit Singh writes.
Upset with the dismal level of awareness of Haryana Victims’ Compensation Scheme 2013, the Karnal district judiciary has planned to focus on its wide promotion. Talking to Hindustan Times here on Saturday on the sidelights of the national lok adalat observed on Saturday, the district and sessions judge Manjit Singh said.
From addressing the issue of female foeticide in her debut novel, Witness the Night, to touching upon surrogacy and adoption in Origins of Love, and recently bringing to light the issue of rape in The Sea of Innocence — print, TV journalist-turned author Kishwar Desai’s subjects have always revolved around the sad state of women in India.
Out of courtesy, most of them ask us our name and publication. When one starts inquiring about the strength of your team and the technicalities of reporting, you know the field he belongs to. He doesn’t, however, disclose his designation or publication at once.
A tragedy was averted after an engine of a special train partially derailed near Yamunanagar station in Haryana this morning, an official said. Railway recruitment cell special train, with hundreds of students on board, had started from Yamunanagar to Chandigarh early this morning for the examination today.
Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) chairman AB Agrawal received the CEO of the year (Hydro)-2013 award from Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy last week.
The entry level admission process starts from Monday, where all the schools, including government, private and missionary will take part. The forms will be available free of cost from the schools. It can also be downloaded from the schools' websites from Monday onwards. December 20 is the deadline for submission of forms.
Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday rubbished the claims by deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal of the state becoming power surplus with the inauguration of the thermal power plant at Talwandi Sabo.
Around 36 lakh people have visited the prestigious Virasat-e-Khalsa at Anandpur Sahib so far, which completes its two years on Monday.