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A requiem for Chamkila whose legend glitters on

Updated on Jun 03, 2023 01:13 AM IST

Lyricist and singer Amar Singh Chamkila is in focus again with filmmaker Imtiaz Ali releasing the teaser of his upcoming film; his associates and fans look back with love at the performer hailed as the Elvis of Punjab villages

The duet singers Amar Jot and Amar Singh Chamkila at the height of their popularity. (HT File)
ByNirupama Dutt, Chandigarh

Beant Singh assassination case: Chandigarh court grants interim bail to convict Gurmeet Singh

The Chandigarh district court has granted interim bail to Gurmeet Singh, one of the convicts in the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh

Earlier in May, the local court had awarded bail to Lakhwinder Singh Lakha, another convict in the Beant Singh murder case. (Representational Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 01:12 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Hanging Gardens, Kamala Nehru Park to get a long overdue makeover

In a bid to attract more tourists, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will develop new facilities such as a jogging track, and a glass bridge and also increase the tree cover in both the parks, which have a combined area of approximately 35,000 square metres

Hanging Gardens, Kamala Nehru Park to get a long overdue makeover
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 01:11 AM IST

Punjab and Haryana HC for fresh assessment of threat to Sidhu

The HC bench of Justice Raj Mohan Singh observed that the audit in Sidhu’s case was last done in April 2022, after which he had raised two more issues that have not been dealt with while downgrading his security cover from Z+ category to Y category

Former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu’s claims that he faces threat from gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, (PTI)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 01:11 AM IST

Bhagwant Mann playing politics over his personal security: Gajendra Shekhawat

Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has said that instead of playing politics over security cover, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann should focus on law-and-order situation in the state

Shekhawat avoided answering questions on protesting wrestlers, adding that the matter is sub-judice. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 01:08 AM IST
By, Mohali

KCR hails growth on Telangana formation day

The state government has announced a 21-day schedule for the celebration of Telangana foundation “highlighting the achievements of the state in last nine years”.

Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao salutes after hoisting the national flag during the Telangana State Formation Day celebrations, at Raj Bhavan, in Hyderabad on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 01:06 AM IST
By, Hyderabad

2015 Dalit murder case: HC upholds life term awarded to 8 convicts

The high court, however, reduced the life sentences of two other convicts on the grounds that they were not present at the crime scene, and were accused of assisting and shielding the prime accused.

The high court, however, reduced the life sentences of two other convicts (PTI)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 01:04 AM IST
By, Chennai

Seven more Punjab women stranded in Oman return home

Seven more women and a boy from Punjab on Friday reunited with their families as they landed at Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi under ‘#MissionHope’

The number of people rescued from Oman has gone to 24 under the initiative launched to bring back women stranded in Oman. (AFP File Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 01:04 AM IST

Andhra govt seeks more time for Polavaram project completion

A senior official of the irrigation department said the main reason for the delay in the project works was the delay in the restoration of the diaphragm wall.

The Andhra Pradesh government sought time till June 2025 for the completion of the project. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 01:02 AM IST

Karunanidhi’s birth centenary: DMK’s events to pitch for Oppn unity

On June 20, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar will inaugurate the “Kalaignar Kottam,” built in memory of Karunanidhi at his native town Tiruvarur.

Former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi with Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin during the centenary celebrations of former CM and DMK president M. Karunanidhi in Chennai on Friday. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 01:02 AM IST
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