AAP state convenor Sucha Singh Chhotepur(HT File Photo)
AAP state convenor Sucha Singh Chhotepur(HT File Photo)

Kamal Nath’s appointment cruel joke on Sikhs: AAP

Reacting sharply on the appointment of Kamal Nath as in charge of Congress affairs in Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday termed him “accused” of Sikhs riots in 1984.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2016 10:49 AM IST

Reacting sharply on the appointment of Kamal Nath as in charge of Congress affairs in Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday termed him “accused” of Sikhs riots in 1984.

AAP state convenor Sucha Singh Chhotepur said that since 32 years, Sikhs are crying for justice, but Congress has played a ‘cruel joke’ on Sikhs.

Substantiating the allegations against Nath, Chhotepur revealed that senior journalist Sanjay Suri in his statement to the Mishra Commission and Nanawati Commission stated that Kamal Nath was leading the mob in front of Rakabganj Gurdwara of Delhi for at least two hours to kill Sikhs in 1984. Even advocate HS Phoolka in his book on the 1984 anti-Sikhs riots accused Nath for leading the mob to kill Sikhs, he added.

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MSBSHSE: Class 10, 12 board exam in April, May this year

By Namrata Devikar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 08:03 PM IST
Pune: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) announced that it is prepared to conduct the board examination for Classes 10 and 12 this year
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Transport and cab operators in Pune likely to hike charges following fuel price rise

By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 07:46 PM IST
Pune: Transporters and cab operators of Pune have warned of an imminent increase in charges and fares following steep rise in fuel prices across the country
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2.15 lakh stolen from office of former Ludhiana Youth Congress chief

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 05:56 PM IST
Police are on the trail of a masked man, who broke into the office of former district Youth Congress president Dimple Rana in Shivpuri on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday
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38-year-old mason held for raping home-alone Ludhiana teen

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 05:50 PM IST
Was hired for a job at the girl’s house a month ago and had raped her a few days ago as well, say police.
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The Right to Information Act (RTI), 2005 is an act of the Parliament of India which sets out the rules and procedures regarding citizens’ right to information. It helps citizens get clarity and transparency on various issues from the government. (HT )
The Right to Information Act (RTI), 2005 is an act of the Parliament of India which sets out the rules and procedures regarding citizens’ right to information. It helps citizens get clarity and transparency on various issues from the government. (HT )

Five steps to file an RTI

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UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:52 PM IST
The Right to Information Act (RTI), 2005 is an act of the Parliament of India which sets out the rules and procedures regarding citizens’ right to information. It helps citizens get clarity and transparency on various issues from the government.
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A traffic park is being set up near Bremen chowk, Aundh, to provide ‘live’, on-the-road training and experience to children and youth. (HT PHOTO)
A traffic park is being set up near Bremen chowk, Aundh, to provide ‘live’, on-the-road training and experience to children and youth. (HT PHOTO)

Civic Sanskriti: Time to put road safety plans back in top gear

By Sanskriti Menon
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:33 PM IST
Number and severity of road accidents can be greatly reduced if municipal corporations, RTOs, Traffic Police, and emergency services work together.
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Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and (right) Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar. (HT file photo)
Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and (right) Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar. (HT file photo)

Instead of farmers, Modi govt should serve NIA notice to Arnab Goswami: Jakhar

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:10 PM IST
Punjab Congress chief urges farmers to raise the matter during their meeting with Union ministers on Wednesday.
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A health worker collecting samples for testing. Haryana reported 1,354 cases from January 11 to 17 as compared to 1,887 cases the week before. (HT file photo)
A health worker collecting samples for testing. Haryana reported 1,354 cases from January 11 to 17 as compared to 1,887 cases the week before. (HT file photo)

Covid curve stays flattened for eighth week in Haryana

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:33 PM IST
Sample positivity rate in the state is also down to 5.4% even as the first phase of vaccination drive covering healthcare workers is underway.
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Anil Parab also said the state transport department is making the licencing process better with less human interference. He said training institutions are soon coming up in the state where drivers will be tested at automated centres. (HT FILE)
Anil Parab also said the state transport department is making the licencing process better with less human interference. He said training institutions are soon coming up in the state where drivers will be tested at automated centres. (HT FILE)

Not keen on fines for traffic violations: Maharashtra transport minister

By Swapnil Rawal and Aroosa Ahmed
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:31 AM IST
Parab’s statement came during the 32nd National Road Safety Week on Monday, which was inaugurated by chief minister (CM) Uddhav Thackeray at the Sahyadri guest house at Malabar Hill
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As countries continue their vaccination drives, international travel restrictions may ease, said travel portals. (Pic for representation)
As countries continue their vaccination drives, international travel restrictions may ease, said travel portals. (Pic for representation)

With mass inoculation on, travel industry hopes for better year

By Neha LM Tripathi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:11 AM IST
Unlike last year, with over six weekends in the year, travel portals expect tourists to explore new places, as they have already seen a surge in enquiries for short rejuvenation trips for 2021
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The golden jackal is currently under observation at Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai.
The golden jackal is currently under observation at Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai.

Golden jackal rescued from a medical store in Thane near Mumbai

By Faisal Tandel, Thane
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:09 AM IST
The jackal entered the shop around 11.30am was rescued around 2pm by animal lovers and forest department. Forest officials believe the jackal might have strayed from the mangroves as the area was near the creek.
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2 cases of adverse reaction to vaccine reported in Pune dist

By Steffy Thevar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 09:45 PM IST
PUNE Pune district has reported two “serious” cases of adverse effects following the Covid-19 immunisation (AEFI), in which two female auxiliary nurses/midwives required hospital admission
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Pune dist reports 303 new Covid-19 cases, 4 deaths

By Namrata Devikar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 09:45 PM IST
PUNE The district reported 303 new Covid-19 cases and four deaths on Monday, according to the state health department
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Pune district’s positivity rate rises to 7.4%

By Steffy Thevar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 09:45 PM IST
PUNE The positivity rate of Pune district has increased to 7
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SII to dispatch Covishield to multiple countries by month-end

By Steffy Thevar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 09:44 PM IST
PUNE The city-based Serum Institute of India (SII), largest vaccine manufacturer, has provided 11 million Covishield doses to the central government
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