Rain brings winter chill to Delhi
The PDP demanded the return of executed terrorist Afzal Guru’s mortal remains on Monday, a day after Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed gave a rocky start to the party’s coalition with the BJP by crediting separatist leaders, militants and Pakistan for the smooth conduct of assembly elections.
A Delhi court framed charges against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler on Monday in a defamation case filed by advocate HS Phoolka, who represented the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member of parliament (MP) Dr Dharamvir Gandhi on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital with representation of long-pending issues of his Patiala constituency, including taming of Ghaggar river.
Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday announced opening of three skill centres of excellence in medical and paramedics in government medical colleges at Amritsar, Patiala and Faridkot.
The boycott of the bench of justice Rekha Mittal continued for second consecutive day, even as she sat in a division bench on Monday.
Fourteen houses were damaged by an avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Monday. There was no immediate report of any loss of life, authorities said.
The Punjab and Haryana high court was told on Monday that the Amritsar municipal corporation was in the process of drafting a notification to restrict the area around the Golden temple for the use of hotels, guest house and serais.
Rains continued to lash Punjab and Haryana on Monday even as the minimum temperatures rose by few notches above normal in most parts of both the states.
In the past fortnight, the Punjab irrigation department has decided a number of pending inquiries related to corruption and other irregularities, and taken action against the errant officials, most of them engineers.
Chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said national and people's interest will be supreme and ahead of party's interest. He said the government will focus on removing trust deficit between the state and rest of the country.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday announced that the state will soon set up an organic farming board in Punjab. The CM said this while presiding over the valedictory function of three-day convention on organic farming.
The aftershocks of Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s comments crediting Pakistan for peaceful polls in his state rocked Parliament on Monday, with an in the Lok Sabha and a cornering of the ruling party in the Rajya Sabha.
The Punjab Technical University (PTU) is all set to begin a certificate course in Vedic mathematics.
Even as Himachal Pradesh missed an opportunity earlier this year to host the Indian Premier League matches at the Dharamsala stadium, Monday was a big day for the state's cricket lovers with Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) chief Anurag Thakur being elected secretary of the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI).
The National Boxing Academy is set to begin operations at the Rajiv Gandhi State Sports Complex from April, after a team from the Sports Authority of India (SAI), its managing authority, inspects the premises sometime this month or the beginning of the next.