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An FIR under section 406 (Punishment for criminal breach of trust) and 420 (Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) of the Indian Penal Code was registered by Panchkula police against a man who defrauded his uncle of Rs5lakh.(REUTERS/For representational purposes)

Man held for cheating uncle of 5 lakh after promise to buy flat

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Panchkula
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 12:21 AM IST
A cheating case was registered two months ago after Pinjore resident Yunus Khan complained to the police that his nephew took money from him for a flat that his boss was selling
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Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat’s promise of free water and power to the people of the state has not enthused the Congress party.(ANI FILE PHOTO)
Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat’s promise of free water and power to the people of the state has not enthused the Congress party.(ANI FILE PHOTO)

Congress cold to Harish Rawat’s promise of free power, water in Uttarakhand

By Neeraj Santoshi | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 05:11 PM IST
Congress leaders in Uttarakhand said that providing free power and water was not the party’s stand and the poll manifesto is yet to be prepared.
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Farmers at the lalkar rally at Barnala’s grain market on Monday.
Farmers at the lalkar rally at Barnala’s grain market on Monday.

Farmers remind govt of promise to double their income, hold lalkar rallies in 5 Punjab districts

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Barnala, Barnala
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Symbolic now, but farmer cadre asked to prepare for September 16 action, when rail or other places could be blocked, said Jagmohan Singh, general secretary of Bhartiya Kisan Union (Dakaunda)
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Shiromani Akali Dal members walking out of the Punjab assembly on Thursday. They were holding rattlers to register their protest against the Congress-led government that is yet to fulfil its promises.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Shiromani Akali Dal members walking out of the Punjab assembly on Thursday. They were holding rattlers to register their protest against the Congress-led government that is yet to fulfil its promises.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Akalis, AAP MLAs walk out of Punjab special assembly session over unkept promises

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 02:31 PM IST
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Amarinder promises safe, stable environment to industry in Punjab

By Gurpreet Singh Nibber | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2019 11:31 PM IST
Advocates stability, continuity of govt policies for industrial growth; says state’s committed workforce asset for industry
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Shivpuri approached the local district consumer forum in 2013, complaining about the delay in getting possession and the lack of facilities and amenities promised by the builder in the brochure, such as a grand entrance lobby, terrace garden, swimming pool, health club and gym, among others.(HT image)
Shivpuri approached the local district consumer forum in 2013, complaining about the delay in getting possession and the lack of facilities and amenities promised by the builder in the brochure, such as a grand entrance lobby, terrace garden, swimming pool, health club and gym, among others.(HT image)

‘Builders must fulfil the promises they make in their brochures too’

By Kanchan Chaudhari | Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 03:44 AM IST
Shivpuri had booked a flat in Arihant Sparsh, to be developed by Arihant Enterprises, and paid 85% of the total sale consideration before May 2010, as demanded by the developer.
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Supporters of ABVP taking out a rally ahead of student elections at Post Graduate Government College in Sector 46, Chandigarh, on Wednesday.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Supporters of ABVP taking out a rally ahead of student elections at Post Graduate Government College in Sector 46, Chandigarh, on Wednesday.(Keshav Singh/HT)

PU polls: In Chandigarh colleges, student outfits harp on old promises

By Srishti Jaswal and Arshdeep Arshi, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 12:49 AM IST
Most of the promises and demands of student wings of city colleges have remained unchanged over the years
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During his address to the nation on Thursday, the PM’s thrust was on how the end of these provisions would now open up opportunities for citizens of the state-turned-Union Territories(REUTERS)
During his address to the nation on Thursday, the PM’s thrust was on how the end of these provisions would now open up opportunities for citizens of the state-turned-Union Territories(REUTERS)

Modi’s promise of peace

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2019 07:39 PM IST
Economically integrating Kashmir is sound, but political outreach is as important
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In absence of this facility, the juicy fruit is sold at throwaway price of Rs 50 to 70 per kg. “If the same reaches big cities after packing in cooling vans, it will fetch good income,” says Md Nizam of Sumaira village.(HT Photo)
In absence of this facility, the juicy fruit is sold at throwaway price of Rs 50 to 70 per kg. “If the same reaches big cities after packing in cooling vans, it will fetch good income,” says Md Nizam of Sumaira village.(HT Photo)

Muzaffarpur litchi growers upset over ‘unkept’ promises, say no point voting

By K J Saquib | Hindustan Times, MUZAFFARPUR
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2019 03:19 PM IST
Litchi is cultivated on about 25,000 hectares of land in Muzaffarpur. “We need a cooling channel to preserve the fruits for a few days and send them to big cities,” says Diwakar Mishra of Kudhani village.
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UPA Chairperson and Congress leader Sonia Gandhi addressing an election rally in Raebareli.(ANI Photo)
UPA Chairperson and Congress leader Sonia Gandhi addressing an election rally in Raebareli.(ANI Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Teach them a lesson for making false promises: Sonia Gandhi

By Umesh Raghuvanshi | Hindustan Times, Rae Bareli, Rae Bareli
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2019 05:45 PM IST
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi said vote was an important tool that the people could use to teach a lesson to those who made false promises to them in Lok Sabha elections. Sonia named Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making tall promises to the people in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati said on Saturday people of the country do not want an “anti-poor” Narendra Modi government to return to power.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati said on Saturday people of the country do not want an “anti-poor” Narendra Modi government to return to power.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

BJP’s promises only ‘hawa hawai’, says Mayawati in fresh attack on PM Modi

By Press Trust of India | Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2019 04:17 PM IST
Mayawati wondered why the problems of poverty, unemployment and backwardness of Uttar Pradesh did not change even with the Centre and the state being ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
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“We are investigating on what pretext exactly he made the demand for the cash,” the officer said.(HT Photo)
“We are investigating on what pretext exactly he made the demand for the cash,” the officer said.(HT Photo)

38-yr-old promises to marry woman, rapes her, arrested

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2019 07:51 AM IST
The accused, Nitin Shamrao Zende, a resident of Mulund, was produced in court on Sunday and remanded in police custody.
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Ashok Ganguly(HT)
Ashok Ganguly(HT)
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Harsimrat Kaur Badal(HT File)
Harsimrat Kaur Badal(HT File)

Lok Sabha election: Youth will take Congress, CM to task for reneging on promises, says Harsimrat

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bathinda
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 07:46 AM IST
The Bathinda MP said the figures were an eye-opener for everyone and now the CM should explain why he had backstabbed the youth.
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The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) state chief , Bhagwant Mann, has appealed to the people to come out of their confines and “vote against those who delivered nothing on promises they peddled among the people”.(HT File Photo)
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) state chief , Bhagwant Mann, has appealed to the people to come out of their confines and “vote against those who delivered nothing on promises they peddled among the people”.(HT File Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019- Teach a lesson to Capt government for making ‘false promises’: AAP’s Bhagwant Mann

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 12:34 AM IST
In an emotional letter appeal to the people of the state, Mann said that he took the reins of the Punjab unit when the party was passing through a rough patch as certain people were trying to harm it for their personal political ends, who had now parted to pursue their aspirations.
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It is going to be a battle between credibility versus betrayal, said Reddy.(PTI file photo)
It is going to be a battle between credibility versus betrayal, said Reddy.(PTI file photo)

‘Chandrababu Naidu’s promises have fallen flat, he has betrayed people of Andhra’: Jaganmohan Reddy

By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 11:27 PM IST
Jaganmohan reddy said that he has no faith in the national parties as both the Congress and the BJP have betrayed the state.
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Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati addressing a poll rally.(AFP)
Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati addressing a poll rally.(AFP)

Mayawati calls Congress’s NYAY a gimmick, hits out at BJP over ‘hollow promises’

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Roorkee, Uttarakhand
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2019 07:31 PM IST
Addressing a public rally in Uttarakhand, BSP chief Mayawati slammed both the Congress and the BJP alleging the two national parties make hollow promises to the voters.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a public rally.(HT Photo/Samir Jana)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a public rally.(HT Photo/Samir Jana)

‘Like in Ghajini movie’: PM Modi says Congress doesn’t remember promises

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2019 04:49 PM IST
“The Congress party has become like the main protagonist in the Ghajini movie. They don’t remember the promises they have made in earlier manifestos,” said PM Modi in an interview to Hindustan, a sister concern of Hindustan Times.
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The Congress on Tuesday unveiled its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections saying that it has “enough to address everyone’s concerns” in the country .(HT Photo)
The Congress on Tuesday unveiled its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections saying that it has “enough to address everyone’s concerns” in the country .(HT Photo)

Top promises in Congress manifesto for Lok Sabha polls

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 10:30 AM IST
Congress Election Manifesto 2019: From a separate budget for the farmers to minimum income guarantee scheme, here is an account of what the Congress has promised in its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections.
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Rape cases across India are on the rise with even erstwhile safe metros such as Bangalore and Kolkata reporting violent crimes against women. Raj K Raj/HT Photo(HT file Photo)
Rape cases across India are on the rise with even erstwhile safe metros such as Bangalore and Kolkata reporting violent crimes against women. Raj K Raj/HT Photo(HT file Photo)

28-year-old rapes woman under false promise of marriage, booked

By Jayprakash S Naidu | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2019 07:22 AM IST
In 2014, when the survivor threatened to commit suicide, he agreed to get engaged. The two got engaged in the presence of their friends but the accused did not inform his parents.
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Senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia addressing a press conference in Chandigarh on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia addressing a press conference in Chandigarh on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha election: Majithia tears into Capt Amarinder govt, says not even single promise fulfilled

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2019 10:22 PM IST
The party also marked the completion of two years of Amarinder as “Vishvasghat Divas”.
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UP firm shuts after defrauding hundreds of crores with Europe jobs promise

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2018 09:23 AM IST
The fraud came to light when applicants reached SS International’s office at Habibullah Estate in Hazratganj for visa and ticket and found it locked on Friday.
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Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot said that the party will take feedback of all stakeholders across the state and the suggestions would be given to the election manifesto committee to incorporate them.(PTI)
Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot said that the party will take feedback of all stakeholders across the state and the suggestions would be given to the election manifesto committee to incorporate them.(PTI)

Unlike BJP, Congress won’t make false promises in poll manifesto: Sachin Pilot

By Press Trust of India | Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2018 08:08 PM IST
Sachin Pilot said Congress will take feedback of all stakeholders across the state and the suggestions would be given to the election manifesto committee to incorporate them.
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A dairy farmer at Sukhsagar Nagar Katraj in Pune.(HT Photo)
A dairy farmer at Sukhsagar Nagar Katraj in Pune.(HT Photo)

Weeks after government’s promise, Maharashtra’s dairy farmers are still getting raw deal over milk prices

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2018 12:20 AM IST
Farmers have also alleged that dairies have been deducting heavily for lower-quality milk, but have not been compensating adequately for higher-quality milk
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Potholes at Modela check naka in Thane.(HT Photo)
Potholes at Modela check naka in Thane.(HT Photo)

Thane locals remind Sena-BJP of its pre-poll promise to do away with toll

By Megha Pol | Hindustan Times, Thane
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2018 12:53 AM IST
Since the monsoon started, commuters have been complaining of bad roads and traffic congestion every day
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The 31-year-old complainant from Pune has submitted in her complaint that she was duped for Rs 15,70,400 by Deshmukh.(HT REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO)
The 31-year-old complainant from Pune has submitted in her complaint that she was duped for Rs 15,70,400 by Deshmukh.(HT REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO)

Promise of role in Marathi movie leaves Pune woman duped of Rs15 L

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2018 03:10 PM IST
The woman told the police that the accused asked for money in order to start a stock market trading company in Pune.
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Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot also challenged RSS, the ideological mentor of BJP, to come out in the open to fight elections with BJP on the grounds of ideology, instead of calling itself an organisation for the protection of cultural values.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot also challenged RSS, the ideological mentor of BJP, to come out in the open to fight elections with BJP on the grounds of ideology, instead of calling itself an organisation for the protection of cultural values.(HT FILE PHOTO)

BJP govt made big promises but none materialised, says Ashok Gehlot

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jaipur, Jaipur
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 02:14 PM IST
Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot says the BJP government has not been able to come up with firm policies and programmes.
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Okka Kshanam movie review: Allu Sirish and Surbhi in this fight for love over destiny leave us disappointed.
Okka Kshanam movie review: Allu Sirish and Surbhi in this fight for love over destiny leave us disappointed.

Okka Kshanam movie review: Allu Sirish movie is a false promise, disappointing

By Priyanka Sundar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 11:44 PM IST
Okka Kshanam starring Allu Sirish, Surbhi, Srinivas Avasarala and Seerat Kapoor has not been sincere to the genre by adding antagonists who have no screen presence or humour that is a force-fit in places.
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