Actor-social activist Gul Panag, 35, was officially declared the Aam Aadmi Party candidate from the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat. The announcement was made by AAP senior leader Manish Sisodia on Thursday afternoon.
Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) chief Kuldeep Bishnoi says that his party will contest from Karnal Lok Sabha seat. The candidate will be finalised on Friday.
From the MPs accused of corruption, the Congress on Wednesday indicated that it could re-nominate former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal from Chandigarh but not Suresh Kalmadi from Pune in the coming Lok Sabha elections.
A 60-year-old British Sikh man has been cleared of the charges of stabbing a drinker with his kirpan on the streets of northeast London. Bagicha Singh was accused of attacking compatriot Pritpal Singh, 30, repeatedly with his ceremonial dagger during an altercation near Ilford.
A Sikh man in New Zealand has been found guilty of domestic violence and rape by a court. The man, from Hastings in the Hawke's Bay region of New Zealand's north Island, was held guilty by a jury at the Napier district court.
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Admi Party on Wednesday announced that it would field Kargil war hero Captain Vikram Batra's mother Kamal Kant Batra from the Hamirpur parliamentary seat, currently held by former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal's son Anurag Thakur.
Tipper operators on Wednesday blocked traffic on the Nawanshar road at Asron village near here to oppose the forcible collection of illegal "goonda tax" on sand and gravel transport.
The Congress government in Haryana has now decided to engage Rajya Sabha member and former union law minister Ashwani Kumar to defend its high-profile case, in the Punjab and Haryana high court, of alleged irregularities in selection of 67 officers through the Haryana Civil Services (executive branch) Examination-1999. All selected officers are occupying top posts at present.
In the Jyoti murder case, Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) director DP Gangwar on Wednesday supported the prosecution argument and confirmed the findings from the data retrieved from the victim's mobile phone.
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh has managed to get his wife Pratibha Singh the ticket from the Mandi parliamentary seat.
Haryana Congress president Ashok Tanwar has served a show-cause notice on rebel Sohna MLA Dharambir Singh for indulging in anti-party activities. As per the show-cause notice, the PCC president has said that Dharambir’s antiparty activities for the past few months have damaged the party beyond measure.
In a bid to cover up a larger scam of illegal recruitments of physical training instructors (PTIs) in Punjab schools, the education department is satisfied with a mere communiqué to police for an FIR against eight illegal appointees, besides three erring officials zeroed in on in an inquiry report, while documents reveal 85 such illegal recruitments.
Besides the snow fury and avalanches, top police and administrative officials were on tenterhooks till late night in Kashmir valley following a tsunami of rumour surrounding the ailing hard-line Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani (84), fuelled by edited Wikipedia page where he was declared dead.
Kashmir Valley remained shut on Wednesday. This time it was not separatist strike call, but snow fury, coupled with the collapse of civil administration that forced most people to stay indoors.
The parts for high-end bicycles that were earlier produced only abroad now will be made in Ludhiana. A group of 22 industrialists visiting Taiwan has placed orders for the machinery required.