Nikhil Sharma is a staff reporter who covers Faridkot district in the Mansa region of Punjab.
Articles by Nikhil Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2017 09:57 AM IST
The move came a day after Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, expressed his concern over the poor state of the fire department while chairing a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2017 10:17 AM IST
During a reality check in Amritsar on Tuesday, it was learnt that the situation is grim here. Here, the fire staff say they have not even got salaries for the past three months.
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2017 07:12 PM IST
For revenge: Saraj Sandhu, who has been on the run since the killing of Vipan Sharma on October 30, says ‘killing not linked to religion’
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2017 07:43 PM IST
The accused are only using social apps ensuring that they do not leave any hint of their location.
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2017 03:13 PM IST
Requests pour in: Leaders file requests with Amritsar police for security or even additional cover, citing threat from radicals; even as police ruled out this angle behind the murder
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2017 01:40 PM IST
The gang members revealed the names of two smugglers; Chacha Ahemdin of Pakistan and Pathan of Afghanistan. As per the STF report, Pathan supplied the heroin to Chacha in Pakistan, which he delivered to his accomplices in Punjab.
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2017 02:37 PM IST
The arrested gang recently delivered two consignments to Gounder gang, say police.
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2017 03:02 PM IST
Following Congress victory in the Gurdaspur bypoll, Sidhu said Bikram Singh Majithia didn’t deserve the title anymore.
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Nikhil Sharma and Surjit Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2017 12:31 PM IST
Missing youth in Iraq: One of the youths, Sonu’s mother has kept the hope of his return alive; uncertainty prevails over DNA tests
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2017 03:52 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi best choice to become Congress president, calls him a ‘man of character’.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Nikhil Sharma and Vinay Dhingra
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2017 09:24 AM IST
The seat, which fell vacant following the death of actor-turned-politician Vinod Khanna of the BJP in April, is witnessing a three-cornered race among Congress, BJP and AAP contestants.
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2017 06:55 PM IST
Speaking of the achievement of Jagmeet Singh, who became the first Indian to be elected as the leader of New Democratic Party of Canada, Sidhu referred to it as a huge accomplishment.
Hindustan Times, Gurdaspur | By Nikhil Sharma, Gurdaspur
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2017 11:49 AM IST
Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll: A total of 11 candidates are in the fray for the byelection on Wednesday, though the main fight is between the BJP candidate Swaran Salaria, Congress’ Sunil Jakhar, and Aam Aadmi Party’s Maj Gen Suresh Kumar Khajuria (retd).
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2017 09:52 PM IST
Langah surrendered in a Gurdaspur court approximately five days after he was charged with rape.
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2017 10:34 PM IST
Administration officials said Navjot Singh Sidhu has compensated a total of 141 beneficiaries.
Reality check: Liquor vends in Amritsar flouting rules fearlessly; cop on duty found drinking in public
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2017 01:50 PM IST
Almost all the food joints especially dhabas and the liquor-vends in Amritsar remain functional, even after 11pm.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2017 01:54 PM IST
Search operations conducted by police teams in various towns of the state, including Subhanpur, Beas and Harike.
Sunil Jakhar, Salaria can’t defeat me in Gurdaspur bypoll without money, muscle power: AAP’s Suresh Kumar Khajuria
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2017 12:59 PM IST
Khajuria declined that AAP’s Majha zone president, Kanwal Preet Singh Kaki, resigned after the party selected him as its candidate for the bypolls.
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2017 09:13 AM IST
The police investigation had hit a roadblock when Kharar resident Jazzinder Singh Virk, alias Garry, 30, who had allegedly kidnapped Sukhpreet, committed suicide in a guesthouse at Amboli village in Maharashtra on Wednesday
Hindustan Times, Gurdaspur | By Nikhil Sharma and Kamaljit Singh Kamal
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2017 09:39 PM IST
Commenting on his differences with Amarinder, who had backed Jakhar, Bajwa said that he had stepped down as state Congress chief after Amarinder “conspired” against him “then too”.
GNDU assistant prof kidnapping: After ‘suicide’ of main accused, tracing woman a tough task for cops
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2017 12:57 PM IST
Cops trying to find out why the victim left the restaurant with Garry, willingly, if she suspected life risk, and how well they knew each other.
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2017 10:32 PM IST
The case has seen several twists ever since the alleged kidnapping on September 11 evening, when the Hindi professor had gone to meet Garry at a restaurant near the campus over some money he owed her.
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2017 02:43 PM IST
The accused crossed the toll plaza around 11pm on Monday in his Honda City (CH-03-K-0012) alone.
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2017 09:37 PM IST
The kidnapping was reported by the family on Friday and they also received a ransom call for Rs 3 lakh from the kidnapper who used her phone, police have said.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Nikhil Sharma, Amritsar
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2017 09:28 AM IST
Was last tracked to Patel Nagar in Delhi from where he made the last withdrawal.
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2017 04:25 PM IST
Education minister had directed the department to close such school and enrol their students in other government schools.
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2017 05:27 PM IST
The father of this man told the police that he had “jumped into a canal” on July 3.
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2017 09:56 AM IST
The deadline was missed as, owing to curfew and violence in the states after conviction of Gurmeet Singh Ram Rahim in a rape case on August 25.
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2017 09:39 AM IST
Victims even brought their burnt and the vandalised vehicles as evidence, accusing the police of having set these on fire.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2017 07:37 PM IST
Only the varsity is authorised to allot seats on the basis of the merit of the candidate during counselling and colleges themselves cannot do the same