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Punjab LoP writes to guv over ‘sexual misconduct’ charge against minister

Updated on Jun 03, 2023 12:50 AM IST

Punjab Leader of Opposition Partap Singh Bajwa has written a letter to Punjab Governor , requesting him to forward matter pertaining to charge of ‘sexual misconduct’ against a minister, to HC chief justice to treat it as a suo-motu writ petition

The Congress leader also accused CM Bhagwant Mann of dragging his feet and taking no action against the minister. (HT File Photo)
By, Chandigarh

Minor among 7 held for‘moral policing’: Police

On Thursday, a tense situation prevailed in Lingasugur town after Tambak’s post went viral, with the Muslim community demanding the arrest of the accused. They had also given a 24-hour deadline to the Lingasuguru police to arrest the accused.

Lingasuguru Police arrested a RSS worker for allegedly making objectionable posts about Muslim women on social media (Agencies/Representative use)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 12:50 AM IST

Kurukshetra woman held for duping man of 41 lakh

A woman has been arrested by Kurukshetra police for allegedly duping a man of ?41 lakh on the pretext of helping him get a government job.

The accused has been identified as Mukesh Giri of Kurukshetra.
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 12:50 AM IST
By, Karnal

Contractors’ body meets Siddaramaiah over pending dues

D Kempanna said that the contractors are worried about their pending payments, and the association has urged the chief minister to clear all the dues which have no irregularities.

Karnataka State Contractors’ Association on Friday met CM Siddaramaiah and appealed to government to clear pending bills (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 12:49 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

Haryana Congress will organise ‘Valmiki Sammelan’: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Former Haryana CM Hooda announced that Congress will soon organize a ?Valmiki Sammelan? in Haryana, as the Valmiki Samaj has been the backbone of the Congress.

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda (File photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 12:49 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Shah reviews flood management preparedness

Shah haired a high-level meeting in New Delhi to review overall preparedness for flood management in the context of upcoming monsoon, read the statement

Union home minister Amit Shah directed that a comprehensive software be developed by MHA and NDMA (PTI)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 12:48 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Haryana board inks MoU with IB to train school teachers

The collaboration will provide government school students access to the mode of teaching adopted by the teachers at international schools

After the agreement with the IB, now the certificates of the BSEH will also be signed by the Swiss Board. (ANI file)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 12:47 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Arrest WFI chief by June 9 or face another stir: Tikait to govt

Khap leaders from Haryana, UP and Delhi have given an ultimatum till June 9 to the government to arrest WFI's chairman Brij Bhusan Saran Singh, failing which they will launch a fresh agitation at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. This comes after accusations of sexual harassment by women wrestlers.

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait speaks during a khap panchayat in Kurukshetra on Friday. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 12:44 AM IST
By, Karnal

Bishop’s resignation: Rape survivor to continue legal fight, says forum

A day after the resignation of Franco Mulakkal as the Jalandhar bishop, ‘Save Our Sisters’ campaigners on Friday said the survivor nun, who had levelled rape charges against him, would continue her fight for justice through the legal system

A file photo of ‘Save Our Sisters’ campaigners protesting against Franco Mulakkal in Kochi. (Reuters Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 12:42 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Kochi

Malaria cases down by 20% in Maharashtra

Malaria cases in Maharashtra have dropped by 20% in the last two years, according to state surveillance data, with five districts reporting zero cases. This development bodes well for India's target of eliminating Malaria by 2030, and is the outcome of various initiatives taken by the Maharashtra health department, including an Information Education and Communication programme to raise awareness about vector-borne diseases like Malaria, and the use of guppy fish to eliminate Anopheles mosquito breeding spots.

Surveillance data shows that malaria cases in Maharashtra have dropped by 20% in the last two years. ((PIC FOR REPRESENTATION))
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 12:42 AM IST
ByVicky Pathare
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