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Shops on Heritage Street leading to the Golden Temple in Amritsar remained closed on Tuesday in support of the Bharat Bandh call given by farmers protesting the Centre’s new farm laws.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Total bandh in Congress-ruled Punjab in solidarity with farmers’ protesting against three farm laws

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 11:54 AM IST
Punjab Roadways suspends operations as chakka jam underway from 11am to 3pm
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Review proposal to reduce number of arms on a licence: Capt to Centre

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2019 01:32 AM IST
In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amarinder has sought a review of a proposal of the Union ministry of home affairs (MHA) to amend the Arms Act, 1959.
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CM urges IAS officers to help counter cross-border bid to revive terror

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2019 10:58 PM IST
Around 100-odd men and women attended the first of its kind dinner hosted by any Punjab CM for IAS officers
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The new notification draft is an effort to reconcile several government and court orders and amendments issued over the years, said a government official.(HT image)
The new notification draft is an effort to reconcile several government and court orders and amendments issued over the years, said a government official.(HT image)

Environmental rules for expansion of projects may be relaxed

By Jayshree Nandi | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 06:48 PM IST
All projects concerning national defence and security or involving “other strategic considerations” as determined by the Centre will be assessed.
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The security forces will have to strategize to overcome new hurdles and work in unison to restore normalcy and a sense of calm in a volatile region where things are known to spin out of control every now and then.(AFP PHOTO.)
The security forces will have to strategize to overcome new hurdles and work in unison to restore normalcy and a sense of calm in a volatile region where things are known to spin out of control every now and then.(AFP PHOTO.)

With J&K’s special status scrapped, security forces to face fresh challenges I Opinion

By Rahul Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 10:44 PM IST
Kashmir watchers and military experts have predicted that the Valley is likely to witness a spike in violent protests and heightened militant activity backed by Pakistan in the near future. The Line of Control is also likely to get more volatile.
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Congress candidate Preneet Kaur (C) shows the victory sign after leading in the Patiala Lok Sabha seat, at Polo Ground, in Patiala.(Bharat Bhushan /HT PHOTO)
Congress candidate Preneet Kaur (C) shows the victory sign after leading in the Patiala Lok Sabha seat, at Polo Ground, in Patiala.(Bharat Bhushan /HT PHOTO)

The Amarinder factor pays off in Punjab

By Ramesh Vinayak | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 08:30 AM IST
The man who led the Congress charge in defending the Punjab fort is chief minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, who has emerged as one of the party’s few regional satraps standing tall amid the ruins.
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The Bharatiya Janata Party said the best option in Jammu and Kashmir is to have fresh assembly polls at the earliest.(PTI)
The Bharatiya Janata Party said the best option in Jammu and Kashmir is to have fresh assembly polls at the earliest.(PTI)

Best option in Jammu and Kashmir is fresh polls at earliest, says BJP

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 11:50 AM IST
The BJP said on Twitter, soon after the state governor dissolved the assembly amid claims by rival formations on forming a government, that the border state cannot afford horse-trading and instability keeping its security scenario in mind.
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The CBI investigation had revealed that when prosecutrix asked Sabeena, the main accused, as to why the victim was being paid so less, the accused told that only during the first sexual intercourse she was to be paid Rs 500, after which, it was bound to reduce.(HT File)
The CBI investigation had revealed that when prosecutrix asked Sabeena, the main accused, as to why the victim was being paid so less, the accused told that only during the first sexual intercourse she was to be paid Rs 500, after which, it was bound to reduce.(HT File)

J-K sex scandal: Poverty drove minor into flesh trade, says CBI

By Aneesha Bedi | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 02:51 PM IST
Victim’s father was a daily wager and her mother was a house help at brothel owner Sabeena’s home, the then 15-year-old victim fell in the trap of prostitution racket which was being run in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, CBI prosecutor KP Singh told the court.
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The Arunachal Pradesh Land Settlement and Records Amendment Bill, 2018, which confers ownership rights to indigenous tribal people, was passed by the assembly.(Photo by arrangement)
The Arunachal Pradesh Land Settlement and Records Amendment Bill, 2018, which confers ownership rights to indigenous tribal people, was passed by the assembly.(Photo by arrangement)

Arunachal Pradesh confers land ownership rights for the first time to indigenous people

UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2018 04:51 PM IST
Land in Arunachal Pradesh was owned by communities and not individuals.
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