Inviting the attention of Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to militancy's 35,000 innocent victims, including 26,000 Hindus, the Punjab Congress has asked him if he will force his alliance partner in Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), to form a commission to bring justice to the affected families.
After being detained for more than three weeks in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, 27 Indian trucks returned on Wednesday evening to north Kashmir as India and Pakisatn agreed to end the stand-off which began after the arrest of a PoK driver on January 17.
The local police on Wednesday registered a case against a retired army major under the Official Secrets Act and Information Technology Act. The accused has been identified as Major Ramanpal Singh (retd).
There was no end to high drama surrounding the arrest of Shabir Ahmad Khan, former state health minister who is facing sexual assault accusation by a female doctor, on Wednesday. Despite the court asking him to surrender in the next 24 hours he remains elusive.
Allowing the petition filed by Congress Legislature Party leader Sunil Jakhar, seeking directions to the state government for providing fire-extinguishing equipment, fire tenders and staff across the state, the Punjab and Haryana high court has granted a month's time to the state to take a decision.
Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar, who raked controversy recently with her public messages to late Sunanda Pushkar, has micro-blogging site Twitter on fire again. This time for her remarks on Kashmir.
Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday made it clear that Ashutosh Maharaj, is clinically dead and is not in any illegal confinement as alleged by his ex-driver Puran Singh.
The Jammu and Kashmir police lodged an FIR against senior Congress leader and state health minister Shabir Ahmad Khan on Thursday evening after a lady doctor accused him of making "objectionable remarks and advances" at Srinagar's civil secretariat.
Caught on the wrong foot over its claims denying the death of Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) head Ashutosh Maharaj, the dera management on Thursday barred the entry of the media to the premises.
The cold-hearted move of taking away quilts from agitating Education Guarantee Scheme (EGS) teachers has killed a protester's baby girl. On Thursday, the child who had caught a chill when left to the winter elements during the protest on Sunday night, died in a hospital here.
Ludhiana resident Air Marshal Daljit Singh, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Command, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, was conferred the Param Vishisht Seva Medal by the President on January 26 for his meritorious service to the nation. He is also the recipient of the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and the Vayu Sena Medal.
The slump in the real estate was evident at the Chandigarh Housing Board's (CHB) three-day auction of 145 commercial booths on leasehold basis as only two sites were sold on the first day on Wednesday.
Swami Aseemanand, the prime accused in the three blast cases - Samjhauta Express, Mecca Masjid and Ajmer Sharif - has claimed that present Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat knew about the alleged Hindu terror conspiracy and sanctioned his acts.
Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and three others, facing trial in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, on Wednesday opposed in a court here the plea of a Delhi government official that he be exempted from producing the complete file relating to grant of sanction to prosecute the former MP.