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

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
Gurlal Brar, 26, who was shot dead outside a mall in Industrial Area, Phase 1, Chandigarh, in the wee hours of Sunday.(HT Photo)
Gurlal Brar, 26, who was shot dead outside a mall in Industrial Area, Phase 1, Chandigarh, in the wee hours of Sunday.(HT Photo)
Published on Oct 12, 2020 06:30 AM IST
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Power sector employees protest, block road in Mohali

Demands include reinstatement of dismissed employees and better compensation of workers killed on duty
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.)
Updated on Oct 05, 2020 11:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | ByHT Correspondent, Mohali

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

Industry wants exemption on annual license renewal fees from April to September and permission to clear electricity bills and property tax in instalments
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)
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 03:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bathinda | ByVishal Joshi, Bathinda

Court directs Maharshi Dayanand University to consider student under DSC category

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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Updated on Sep 17, 2020 08:26 PM IST
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More international flights from Chandigarh soon, says aviation minister

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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Updated on Aug 30, 2020 10:54 PM IST
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Voice samples of former director match with audio clip linked to HP health dept scam

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
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)
Published on Aug 23, 2020 05:30 PM IST
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Rural medicos at loggerheads with health dept find a supporter in minister Bajwa

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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Updated on Aug 06, 2020 10:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

Powercom, Transco protesters booked for flouting social distancing norms

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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Updated on Jul 16, 2020 07:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | ByHT Correspondent, Mohali

Unemployed teachers protest outside Punjab CM’s house in Patiala

The unemployed TET-ETT pass teachers protested outside the residence of Punjab chief minister (CM) Captain Amarinder Singh over their long-pending demands of employment in Patiala on Saturday. They raised slogans against the Punjab government. In the morning, the teachers from across state gathered at Nehru Park and then marched towards the CM’s residence, where they had planned to sit on a protest.
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)
Updated on Feb 22, 2020 10:17 PM IST
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CAA: Mixed response to Punjab bandh call

Malerkotla The one-day ‘Punjab bandh’ call given by radical Sikh outfits Dal Khalsa and Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) evoked a lukewarm response in most parts of the state, barring Malerkotla and Amritsar.
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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

PCMS association fumes over move; health minister claims ignorance of the proposal
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Updated on Jan 03, 2020 11:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

Another BJP rebel, Seema Savale, expelled

Savale is former standing committee chairman of the PCMC, who filed her nomination from Daryapur Assembly constituency in Amravati district as an independent candidate
Corporater Seema Savale.(HT PHOTO)
Corporater Seema Savale.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 13, 2019 04:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

New chief’s election: BJP’s core committee meets in Himachal’s Bilaspur

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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Updated on Oct 08, 2019 10:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | ByHT Correspondent, Shimla

Khattar files nomination from Karnal in Hry assembly polls

Khattar with several BJP leaders from Haryana and BJP’s Haryana election in-charge Narendra Singh Tomar had addressed a gathering of BJP workers
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)
Published on Oct 01, 2019 10:40 PM IST
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Common panchayat land row: Dalit committee holds protest in Patiala

Members of the Dalit community, under the banner of the Zameen Prapti Sangharsh Committee (ZPSC), staged a protest against the state government over non-fulfilment of their demands in Patiala on Monday. Thousands gathered at the Patiala grain market and started a march towards the CM’s residence but they were intercepted by the police.
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)
Published on Sep 30, 2019 11:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Patiala

BJP appoints presidents of Rajasthan, Bihar units

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.
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
Published on Sep 15, 2019 12:56 AM IST
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Congress not to call its trainers ‘preraks’ after objections

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.
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)
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 01:18 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

BJP plans leadership change in key states

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.
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)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 04:16 AM IST
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With Karnataka govt in place, leaders shift focus to vacant BJP state prez post

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.
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)
Updated on Aug 02, 2019 08:50 AM IST
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‘Speaker took the decision to disqualify in a hurry’: A H Vishwanath

“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.
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)
Updated on Jul 29, 2019 12:38 PM IST
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Bihar police save man from being lynched by cow vigilantes

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.
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))
Updated on Jul 05, 2019 12:47 PM IST
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Bhabua | ByPrasun K Mishra

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

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.
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)
Published on Jul 04, 2019 11:18 PM IST
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A setback for three Yadavs of SP family

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.
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)
Published on May 25, 2019 11:41 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: SP and BSP to contest against each other in Dhanbad

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.
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)
Published on Apr 27, 2019 02:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, DHANBAD | BySubhash Mishra

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

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
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)
Updated on Mar 10, 2019 11:39 PM IST
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Baghel’s promotion as Congress state prez proved to be wise call.

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.
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)
Updated on Dec 16, 2018 02:13 PM IST
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Vasundhara Raje failed, promised but never delivered: Sachin Pilot

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.
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)
Updated on Dec 04, 2018 02:41 PM IST
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As referendum remark kicks up storm, Khaira tries to backpedal

Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh said the AAP leader was “backing secessionism” by supporting the campaign.
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Updated on Jun 17, 2018 11:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

Rajasthan BJP set for major organisational overhaul

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.
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)
Updated on May 16, 2018 10:08 PM IST
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Vasundhara Raje to lead BJP in Rajasthan assembly polls: Khanna

He also said that Raje would be the head of the new government after elections.
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)
Updated on May 07, 2018 09:16 PM IST
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