The Aam Admi Party (AAP) on Saturday suspended Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi and Fatehgarh Sahib MP Harinder Singh Khalsa for anti-party activities.
Launching a frontal attack on party supremo Arvind Kejriwal, AAP's Patiala MP Dr Dharamvira Gandhi says he has not breached any discipline or worked against the party. He says Kejriwal and his coterie are working against the party, especially in Punjab, adding that Punjabis want an AAP government in the state, but Kejriwal doesn't want it. He terms Kejriwal as a dictator. Excerpts from the interview
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Political circles in Punjab are abuzz with speculation over People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) president Manpreet Badal meeting Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi recently to “chalk out a merger plan”.
Congress and opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators came to blows after a heated exchange in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly on Friday, forcing speaker Brij Bihari Lal Butail to adjourn the House.
Sikh political and religious leaders are worried by data from Census 2011 showing a drop in the community’s population, with some even calling on families to have more children.
Pakistan could possess the world's third largest arsenal of nuclear weapons in a decade, or have enough fissile material available for it, according to a new report.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a first information report (FIR) in alleged irregularities in the purchase of Raxil fungicide by the previous Congress government in Haryana. The FIR has been registered against unknown persons under provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act and sections 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) by the anti-corruption branch of the central agency here.
It’s official. Six cities, including Amritsar, Jalandhar and Ludhiana, and the union territory of Chandigarh have made it to the list of 98 smart cities that will be part of the Narendra Modi government’s ambitious project for the next five years.