- Aug 30, 2015 23:10 IST
In a development that could further embarrass the beleaguered Punjab BJP which is under fire after the arrest of state unit chief Kamal Sharma's 'aides' in drug cases, party's Ferozepur minority cell chief (rural) and his three accomplices were arrested by Rajasthan Police with three kg opium and 190 kg poppy husk.
- Aug 30, 2015 22:56 IST
The suspension from the party has failed to deter the rebel in MPs Dr Dharamvira Gandhi and Harinder Singh Khalsa, as both have decided to stay in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and fight from within to revive its original ideology.
- Aug 30, 2015 23:37 IST
With the management of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) “failed” in its attempts to secure ‘kar sewa’ of Gurdwara Dera Sahib in Lahore, opposition group led by Paramjit Singh Sarna is now all set to undertake the task.
- Aug 30, 2015 19:26 IST
After the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) office-bearers and Punjab cabinet ministers, now the NRI commission chairman of the state will visit Canada and the US to hear the grievances of the non-resident Indians, Punjabis particularly, in Toronto and New York.
- Aug 30, 2015 08:49 IST
After being suspended by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Fatehgarh Sahib MP Harinder Singh Khalsa said he’d now tell Punjab’s people that (party’s national convener) “Arvind Kejriwal has sold the party’s interest in the state to the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)”. Talking to HT, he said that the action against Patiala MP Dr Dharamvira Gandhi and him was designed to spoil the AAP’s chances of winning the Punjab elections in 2017.
- Aug 30, 2015 10:02 IST
Fifty years after India and Pakistan fought a six-week war on the Western front, the valour of Indian soldiers may have faded away from the public memory. But, legion of their heroism — eloquently testified in the musty war citations - remains etched on the nation’s annals of war. Of 213 gallant men decorated (56 posthumously) with the ultimate war medals — Param Vir Chakra (PVC), Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) and Vir Chakra — only a handful are still around as last of the living legends of the 1965 war. Hindustan Times tracked 14 of them to refresh the forgotten stories of their extraordinary grit and glory.
- Aug 30, 2015 11:14 IST
Winds and heavy rainfall proved to be a cause of worry for the citizens of Vancouver throughout Saturday as it led to the closure of Sky Train service and power cut for a few hours, reported The Province website.
- Aug 29, 2015 19:45 IST
The Aam Admi Party (AAP) on Saturday suspended Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi and Fatehgarh Sahib MP Harinder Singh Khalsa for anti-party activities.
- Aug 29, 2015 11:56 IST
At least 12 soldiers were injured, seven of them critically, in an "accidental" explosion at an Army camp in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday.
- Aug 29, 2015 07:56 IST
India's women hockey team has qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, claiming their berth thanks to the England team who defeated Spain in the semifinals of the EuroHockey Championships in London on Friday.
- Aug 29, 2015 14:48 IST
In the year he would have turned 100, a collection of Khushwant Singh's forgotten works, as diverse as the man himself, have been put together by his daughter in the form of a book: Portrait of a Serial Killer.
- Aug 29, 2015 00:59 IST
Several members of Britain’s armed forces attended ‘raksha bandhan’ events in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Bradford this week, where the contribution of past and present members of the Hindu community in the country’s military history was recalled.
- Aug 28, 2015 11:48 IST
Retired military personnel upset by the lack of a breakthrough on the issue of one rank one pension (OROP) have decided to boycott the government’s celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of India's 1965 war with Pakistan.
- Aug 29, 2015 10:12 IST
A court in north Kashmir’s Sopore town on Friday sent the militant, captured during an encounter in the nearby Rafiabad area a day earlier, to five-day police remand.
- Aug 28, 2015 08:15 IST
Three civilians were killed and 17 others injured in heavy shelling by Pakistan in RS Pura sector of Jammu in the wee hours of Friday, even as India is observing 50 years of the 1965 Indo-Pak war. Pakistan media reported the deaths of seven Pakistani civilians in 'unprovoked' firing by India.