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Gurlal Brar, 26, who was shot dead outside a mall in Industrial Area, Phase 1, Chandigarh, in the wee hours of Sunday.(HT Photo)

Gangster shot dead in heart of Chandigarh was wanted in sexual harassment case

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Gurlal Brar, 26, a former state president of the Students Organisation of Panjab University (SOPU), was booked for outraging the modesty and threatening a group of women outside a nightclub on September 27
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Powercom employees protest at the Labour Bhawan in Phase 10.(Gurminder Singh/Hindustan Times.)
Powercom employees protest at the Labour Bhawan in Phase 10.(Gurminder Singh/Hindustan Times.)

Power sector employees protest, block road in Mohali

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mohali, Mohali
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 11:57 PM IST
Demands include reinstatement of dismissed employees and better compensation of workers killed on duty
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People in the Punjab hospitality sector will switch off lights on Tuesday from 8pm to 8.30pm.(HT Photo)
People in the Punjab hospitality sector will switch off lights on Tuesday from 8pm to 8.30pm.(HT Photo)

No Covid relief, hospitality sector in Punjab to observe black evening today

By Vishal Joshi | Hindustan Times, Bathinda, Bathinda
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 03:51 PM IST
Industry wants exemption on annual license renewal fees from April to September and permission to clear electricity bills and property tax in instalments
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Court directs Maharshi Dayanand University to consider student under DSC category

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Rohtak, Rohtak
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 08:26 PM IST
The student had applied for a five-year bachelor of laws integrated course on July 28 under the deprived scheduled caste category but her application was uploaded under the SC category due to a technical error
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More international flights from Chandigarh soon, says aviation minister

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 10:54 PM IST
Decision to be implemented soon after negotiations with Air India and other flight operators, Puri said during a BJP Chandigarh unit executive meeting through video conferencing
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Employees of a Punjab-based firm allegedly colluded with the former health department director to secure orders to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) kits for corona warriors.(HT Photo/For representation only)
Employees of a Punjab-based firm allegedly colluded with the former health department director to secure orders to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) kits for corona warriors.(HT Photo/For representation only)

Voice samples of former director match with audio clip linked to HP health dept scam

By HT Correspondent | Himachal Pradesh, Shimla, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2020 05:30 PM IST
A voice alleged to be Dr Gupta’s is heard demanding a bribe of 5 lakh for supply of medical equipment in the audio clip. The voice of a pharma company agent, Prithvi Singh, can also be heard
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Rural medicos at loggerheads with health dept find a supporter in minister Bajwa

By Mohit Khanna | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 10:36 PM IST
The RMOs, who come under the panchayati raj department, have accused health department officials of being biased against them since they were deployed on Covid-19 duties in March
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Powercom, Transco protesters booked for flouting social distancing norms

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mohali, Mohali
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 07:25 PM IST
A case was registered against the protesters under Sections 188, 269, 270 of the IPC and 51 of the Disaster Management Act at the Phase-11 police station on Thursday
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Members of the ETT-TET Unemployed Teachers’ Union protesting against the Punjab government outside CM Capt Amarinder Singh’s residence in Patiala on Saturday.(BHARAT BHUSHAN/HT)
Members of the ETT-TET Unemployed Teachers’ Union protesting against the Punjab government outside CM Capt Amarinder Singh’s residence in Patiala on Saturday.(BHARAT BHUSHAN/HT)

Unemployed teachers protest outside Punjab CM’s house in Patiala

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patiala, Patiala
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 10:17 PM IST
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CAA: Mixed response to Punjab bandh call

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Malerkotla
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2020 10:21 PM IST
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Proposal to end NPA to save funds sends Punjab health dept into tizzy

By Ravinder Vasudeva | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2020 11:10 PM IST
PCMS association fumes over move; health minister claims ignorance of the proposal
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Corporater Seema Savale.(HT PHOTO)
Corporater Seema Savale.(HT PHOTO)

Another BJP rebel, Seema Savale, expelled

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 04:23 PM IST
Savale is former standing committee chairman of the PCMC, who filed her nomination from Daryapur Assembly constituency in Amravati district as an independent candidate
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New chief’s election: BJP’s core committee meets in Himachal’s Bilaspur

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 10:57 PM IST
The process of BJP organisational polls in the state began on September 11 and will conclude on Dec 15 with the election of new state president
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Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar files nominations from Karnal assembly seat at the SDM’s Office, in Karnal onTuesday in the presence of UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath and Union minister Rattan Lal Kataria.(PTI Photo)
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar files nominations from Karnal assembly seat at the SDM’s Office, in Karnal onTuesday in the presence of UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath and Union minister Rattan Lal Kataria.(PTI Photo)

Khattar files nomination from Karnal in Hry assembly polls

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2019 10:40 PM IST
Khattar with several BJP leaders from Haryana and BJP’s Haryana election in-charge Narendra Singh Tomar had addressed a gathering of BJP workers
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Members of the Zameen Prapti Sangharsh Committee protesting against the Punjab government near Khanda Chownk in Patiala on Monday.(BHARAT BHUSHAN/HT)
Members of the Zameen Prapti Sangharsh Committee protesting against the Punjab government near Khanda Chownk in Patiala on Monday.(BHARAT BHUSHAN/HT)

Common panchayat land row: Dalit committee holds protest in Patiala

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2019 11:32 PM IST
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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has chosen three-time Paschim (West) Champaran MP, Dr Sanjay Jaiswal, as president of its Bihar unit
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has chosen three-time Paschim (West) Champaran MP, Dr Sanjay Jaiswal, as president of its Bihar unit

BJP appoints presidents of Rajasthan, Bihar units

By Vijay Swaroop | Patna
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2019 12:56 AM IST
The BJP also appointed legislator and spokesperson Satish Punia as the party chief in Rajasthan, weeks after the death of state president and Rajya Sabha member Madan Lal Saini.
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The RSS has Pracharaks or full-time volunteers to take the organisation’s ideology to the masses.(HT image)
The RSS has Pracharaks or full-time volunteers to take the organisation’s ideology to the masses.(HT image)

Congress not to call its trainers ‘preraks’ after objections

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 01:18 AM IST
The functionary, who was present at a meeting of the party’s central office-bearers, chief ministers and state presidents on Thursday where the matter was discussed, said Gandhi later asked training department in-charge Sachin Rao to come with a fresh list of names.
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The BJP did well in states such as West Bengal, Odisha and Telangana, among others, in the April-May parliamentary election and the party believes there is scope for further improvement in these regions.(HT image)
The BJP did well in states such as West Bengal, Odisha and Telangana, among others, in the April-May parliamentary election and the party believes there is scope for further improvement in these regions.(HT image)

BJP plans leadership change in key states

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 04:16 AM IST
The BJP did well in states such as West Bengal, Odisha and Telangana, among others, in the April-May parliamentary election and the party believes there is scope for further improvement in these regions.
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The vacant post of the BJP’s state unit president’s that the chief minister held till recently has become an issue of debate.(AFP Photo)
The vacant post of the BJP’s state unit president’s that the chief minister held till recently has become an issue of debate.(AFP Photo)

With Karnataka govt in place, leaders shift focus to vacant BJP state prez post

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 08:50 AM IST
Yediyurappa, who has been the state president since 2015, will vacate the party president’s post, a move that was on the cards even if the BJP had not formed the government. However, that path has now been cleared after the Congress-Janata Dal(Secular) government lost in last week’s floor test.
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A H Vishwanath, a former JD (S) state president and one of the disqualified lawmakers.(PTI Photo)
A H Vishwanath, a former JD (S) state president and one of the disqualified lawmakers.(PTI Photo)

‘Speaker took the decision to disqualify in a hurry’: A H Vishwanath

UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 12:38 PM IST
“Speaker should have looked at why we resigned. We have already spoken that there is demoniacal politics in Karnataka. A government cannot be formed for the benefit of one family. He did not take any of this into account,” A H Vishwanath said.
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Police in Bihar’s Bhabua town saved a truck driver, who was carrying animal bones in his vehicle, from being lynched by cow vigilantes on Wednesday evening, officials have said.(PTI Photo (Representative))
Police in Bihar’s Bhabua town saved a truck driver, who was carrying animal bones in his vehicle, from being lynched by cow vigilantes on Wednesday evening, officials have said.(PTI Photo (Representative))

Bihar police save man from being lynched by cow vigilantes

By Prasun K Mishra | Bhabua
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 12:47 PM IST
The incident happened at 8pm on Wednesday on the western outskirts of Bhabua in southwest Bihar when at least 100 vigilantes chased the truck on motorcycles alleging the driver was transporting beef and cow skin in his truck.
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Nikhil said that he was surprised to receive a call at 11 am on Thursday asking him to take up the post.(PTI)
Nikhil said that he was surprised to receive a call at 11 am on Thursday asking him to take up the post.(PTI)

Deve Gowda names grandson Janata Dal (S) youth wing chief

By Vikram Gopal | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2019 11:18 PM IST
After the poor showing by the Congress-JD(S) coalition in the Lok Sabha polls, where they won one seat each of the 28 constituencies in the state, Deve Gowda had vowed to rebuild his party.
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This time around, SP president Akhilesh Yadav’s wife Dimple Yadav lost by over 12,000 votes in Kannauj(HTPhotos)
This time around, SP president Akhilesh Yadav’s wife Dimple Yadav lost by over 12,000 votes in Kannauj(HTPhotos)

A setback for three Yadavs of SP family

PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2019 11:41 AM IST
In 2014, Mulayam Singh Yadav was the national president of the party and Akhilesh Yadav was the state president of the party and the UP chief minister.
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From Dhanbad seat, BSP district president Meghnath Rawani is himself contesting.(Ht Photo)
From Dhanbad seat, BSP district president Meghnath Rawani is himself contesting.(Ht Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: SP and BSP to contest against each other in Dhanbad

By Subhash Mishra | Hindustan Times, DHANBAD
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2019 02:55 PM IST
Jharkhand state president of SP-cum-Dhanbad candidate Meraj Khan said since party is contesting on lone Dhanbad LS seat, top leaders including national president would come and campaign for him.
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Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath (in the middle) with Bahujan Samaj Party leaders who joined Congress party at PCC office in Bhopal on Sunday (Photo by Mujeeb Faruqui/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath (in the middle) with Bahujan Samaj Party leaders who joined Congress party at PCC office in Bhopal on Sunday (Photo by Mujeeb Faruqui/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)

10 ex-BSP leaders join Congress in MP hours before LS polls announcement

By Ranjan | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2019 11:39 PM IST
As many as 10 former BSP leaders including two former state presidents and a former MP joined Congress hours before Lok Sabha polls announcement on Sunday
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Bhupesh Baghel has been Chhattisgarh Congress president for the last five years and has taken former chief minister Raman Singh’s Bharatiya Janata Party government head-on(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Bhupesh Baghel has been Chhattisgarh Congress president for the last five years and has taken former chief minister Raman Singh’s Bharatiya Janata Party government head-on(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Baghel’s promotion as Congress state prez proved to be wise call.

By HT Correspondent | Raipur
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2018 02:13 PM IST
Assembly elections 2018: Baghel was entrusted with the task of reviving the Congress’ fortunes in the state after the party suffered a third consecutive defeat in Assembly polls in 2013.
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Sachin Pilot said Vasundhara Raje failed right from the beginning of her term on every single political challenge.(HT Photo)
Sachin Pilot said Vasundhara Raje failed right from the beginning of her term on every single political challenge.(HT Photo)

Vasundhara Raje failed, promised but never delivered: Sachin Pilot

By Chetan Chauhan | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 02:41 PM IST
Sachin Pilot has been the face of Rajasthan Congress as its state president and has taken on chief minister Vasundhara Raje and Bharatiya Janata Party on several fronts over the past five years.
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Sukhpal Singh Khaira
Sukhpal Singh Khaira

As referendum remark kicks up storm, Khaira tries to backpedal

By Ravinder Vasudeva | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 11:14 AM IST
Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh said the AAP leader was “backing secessionism” by supporting the campaign.
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A child waves a BJP flag during a public meeting in Ajmer.(HT File Photo)
A child waves a BJP flag during a public meeting in Ajmer.(HT File Photo)

Rajasthan BJP set for major organisational overhaul

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 10:08 PM IST
At first, changes will be carried out in the organisational structure from the polling booth to the district unit in Alwar, Ajmer and Mandalgarh where the party suffered a defeat in the by-elections held in January.
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Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje arrives at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in New Delhi.(PTI FILE)
Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje arrives at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in New Delhi.(PTI FILE)

Vasundhara Raje to lead BJP in Rajasthan assembly polls: Khanna

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Jaipur
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 09:16 PM IST
He also said that Raje would be the head of the new government after elections.
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