• Capt Amarinder Singh, former Punjab chief minister. HT Photo
    Jan 25, 2015 20:32 IST

    Amarinder congratulates party workers for "great show"

    Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday thanked and congratulated the party rank and file across the state for the "great show" of solidarity and unity during the Congress rally here.

  • Manish Tewari, Congress leader
    Jan 25, 2015 20:26 IST

    There is desire for change in Punjab: Tewari

    Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari on Sunday said that "overwhelming" response to Congress rally at Amritsar was indicative of a desire for political "change" in Punjab.

  • Cop
    Jan 25, 2015 19:52 IST

    Charged with destroying murder evidence, accused cop remains on duty

    The district police authorities have failed to take any action against a cop who has been charged with destroying evidence in the sensational double-murder case by a high court-appointed special investigation team (SIT).

  • Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal-N
    Jan 25, 2015 20:02 IST

    Parkash Singh Badal, LK Advani to be awarded Padma Vibhushan

    Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal and senior BJP leader LK Advani to be awarded nation's second highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan.

  • I, voter: best selfies of inked voters
    Jan 25, 2015 19:42 IST

    National Voters Day observed on KU campus

    National Voters Day was observed in different departments of the Kurukshetra University on Sunday. Students, teachers and staff pledged to use the Right to Vote unbiased and without fear.

  • A man riding on a snow-covered road in Jammu. Waseem Andrabi/HT
    Jan 25, 2015 18:44 IST

    With skiing creating jobs, snow (comes as) a boon for locals

    Even as the continuing snowfall has ushered in difficulties for residents of the state's hilly areas by disrupting road and telecom connectivity as well as power and water supply, it has brought gainful employment to many people in Narkanda.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Jan 25, 2015 18:21 IST

    High court notice to govt for denying corrupt officers' names under RTI

    The Punjab and Haryana high court has issued a notice to the state government and the state information commission over a plea by a right to information (RTI) activist, who said he was denied information about corrupt administrative officers.

  • Kaptan Singh Solanki-P
    Jan 25, 2015 18:13 IST

    Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki urges people to get enrolled in voter list

    On the occasion of the National Voters' Day, governor Kaptan Singh Solanki urged schoolchildren to enroll themselves in the electoral roll when they turn 18 years old.

  • Jammu and Kashmir police take part in a full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in Srinagar on Saturday.
    Jan 25, 2015 16:39 IST

    Tight security across Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh for Republic Day

    Security has been tightened across Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital Chandigarh in view of Republic day functions tomorrow. Security arrangements have been strengthened at vulnerable places and key installations, including parade grounds were functions will be held, apart from important bus stands,railway stations and government buildings, by putting up additional forces in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, officials said here on Sunday.

  • Golden temple-N
    Jan 25, 2015 14:34 IST

    Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee to have 'censor board' for films, books

    Films and books on Sikh religion may soon have to pass the test of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC), which is planning to set up a 'censor board' for "moral policing" of the scripts.

  • Stephen R Hodder-N, president of Royal Institute of British Architects.
    Jan 25, 2015 14:30 IST

    Vision of Le Corbusier still incomplete: British architect

    Stephen R Hodder, president of Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), on Saturday said the vision of Le Corbusier was still incomplete as the UT administration was yet to plan building projects proposed by him.

  • Sukhbir Kahlon-N
    Jan 25, 2015 13:44 IST

    Cops sitting ducks as caged birds fly; claims just hot air

    Lack of professionalism and the failure to learn from mistakes have made Punjab Police sitting ducks, as prisoners escape one after the other or be killed while being taken to court. The drills to train the escort parties are rare.

  • Khushwant Singh-N
    Jan 25, 2015 11:58 IST

    Wise words from Baba Penwaley

    Last week during a visit to Gurgaon, I had the misfortune of getting stuck in the mother of all traffic jams. The cause of the jam was not the maverick HR/DL number drivers but the 1 lakh-odd disciples of Sirsa dera head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh who had descended on Gurgaon’s Sector 29 to watch the screening of MSG.

  • Punjab police-N ghost-N list
    Jan 25, 2015 13:22 IST

    Every third police martyr from Punjab? Goof-up in list paraded across India

    No less than 208 Punjab police personnel were ‘martyred’ in the one year between September 1, 2013, and August 31, 2014. That’s nearly one third of all martyred police and paramilitary personnel in India.

  • Hot gulab jamuns-N
    Jan 25, 2015 11:38 IST

    Street treats for you this winter

    Winter is marked by blankets, woollens, late mornings, a pale sun, and lots of steamy and mouth-watering food. It is that time of the year when you can indulge in delicacies uninterrupted. This season, the street vendors of the tricity have lots on their menu to spice up your foggy days at pocket-friendly prices.