Shiv Charan Lal Sharma is a Congress rebel who got elected to Haryana assembly as an independent candidate and became labour and employment minister in the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government.
The state mourned the death of historian and Padama Bhushan awardee, Bipan Chandra, who passed away at his residence in Gurgaon on Saturday. Chandra was born in 1928 at Pragpur village of Kangra district.
Two US lawmakers, including the lone Indian-American Congressman, have joined Sikh community groups in protesting international basketball federation FIBA’s delay in reviewing the discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear the turban (‘patka’).
The Punjab NRI Commission on Friday took suo motu notice of reports of 700 youths from Punjab stuck in Kuwait, a spokesman said here.
A Major’s wife has got registered a complaint with the Delhi police, alleging that she was beaten up by an unidentified person at the behest of a Colonel, who was the commanding officer of her husband in the National Security Guard (NSG) at Samalkha (Haryana), which also led to her hospitalisation.
August 29 is upon us, the release day of the most awaited Punjabi film of the year, Double Di Trouble. Starring Veteran actor Dharmendra and the Punjabi heartthrob Gippy Grewal the film is showman Subhash Ghai’s first foray into the Punjabi entertainment industry.
Sporting heroes: Today we feature young sportspersons who have not only won medals and brought glory to the country, but also made some significant social statements — not verbally, but through their work. From a woman wrestler who comes from a family that has shattered some set notions, to a shooter who had actually taken up the sport to get admission in a course!
Meet a sportsperson who has won a national award in painting, and he does not even have hands. He is just one of the achievers featured today as we celebrate the potential and success of young people overcoming all sorts of hurdles to make their mark.
Terming the act of keeping the body of Ashutosh Maharaj, spiritual head of a Nurmahal-based dera, in a deep freezer for over eight months after he was declared clinically dead as a ‘big hoax’, the Punjab and Haryana high court has remarked that such ‘outlandish things’ bring ‘shame and disrespect’ to the nation.
Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday directed senior police officers to ensure speedy settlement of grievances being highlighted during his sangat darshan programmes and said the pendency should not be of more than a week.
Hopes of survival for the two Punjabi youth of Sanora village reported to missing in the boat tragedy that happened on the night of August 14 on their way from Libya to Italy, are fading strongly with the family unable to get in touch with their wards.
A second-year Bachelor of Arts student (18) studying in Chandigarh was pushed into the Bhakra Canal here by allegedly her boyfriend (24) and his accomplices who had driven her down from her college. Police are tightlipped over reports that suggest gangrape before murder.
Punjab director general of school education (DGSE) GK Singh Dhaliwal’s photographs where he is consuming liquor with his friends posted on Facebook have raised a controversy in the education department circles.
With the passage of time, hockey, often called the national game, appears to have lost its charm among students with few colleges interested in promoting the game.
National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to Haryana Government following media reports that a woman delivered a baby at the entrance of a government hospital due to unavailability of wheel chair.