Nov 04

Injured in Pak firing, 14-month-old girl battling for life

Jammu: Undergoing treatment for severe neck,spinal and abdominal injuries at a hospital here, 14-month-old Pari is a testimony of the “barbarism” unleashed by the Pakistan Rangers on unarmed civilians on the Indian side. The girl has lost her grandfather, an aunt and two cousins in the cross-border shelling by Pakistan on her village in Rangoor

NDTV India asked to go off air for 24 hours

New Delhi: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has directed Hindi news channel NDTV India to go off air for 24 hours for allegedly breaching broadcast norms in its coverage of the Pathankot terror attack, informed sources said on Thursday. They said NDTV India has been asked to go off air from the midnight of

Bains group councillor booked for assault

Ludhiana: The city police have booked Independent councillor from ward number 67 Ranjit Singh Ubhi who is also close aide of Independent MLA Simarjit Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains. Ubhi is accused of assaulting an employee of Municipal Corporation Munna Lal. Following the inquiry by ACP rank official, the police have slapped case against

CM along with Deputy CM inaugurates 6th Kabaddi world cup

Rupnagar: One of the biggest sporting extravaganzas of the country, the 6th Dr BR Ambedkar World Cup Kabbadi today began with a great pomp and show as the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal, inaugurated this mega sporting event here at Nehru Stadium.   The Chief Minister

Captain Amarinder Singh
SAD, AAP leaders join Cong

Chandigarh: Former Shiromani Akali Dal MP Varinder Singh Bajwa and Aam Aadmi Party leader Harvinder Pal Singh were among those who joined the Punjab unit of Congress here on Thursday. Former Rajya Sabha member Bajwa, who resigned as the member of SAD political affairs committee, and AAP’s convener from Shri Hargobindur joined Congress in the

CM appoints Reena Jaitley as chairman of Punjab state forests development corporation

Chandigarh: The Punjab Government today appointed Vice Chairman of Punjab State Forests Development Corporation Reena Jaitley as Chairman and Mukhtiar Singh as its Vice Chairman. Similarly, Gurcharan Singh has also been appointed as Senior Vice-Chairman of Baazigar and Tapriwas Welfare Board and Iqbal Khan has been appointed as Member of Punjab Muslim Welfare and Development

SAD activists burn effigies of Sonia, Cong leaders

Phagwara (Pb): Activists of Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on thursday held a protest march here and burnt effigies of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other leaders for the party’s alleged “role” in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Effigies of Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar for their alleged “involvement” in the riots in Delhi, were also

Captain Amarinder Singh
Ex-serviceman’s suicide: Pb Cong announces protests tomorrow

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress chief AmarinderSingh today announced statewide protests in all the districts tomorrow over ex-serviceman Subedar Ram Kishen Grewal’s suicide and the “shabby and inhumane” treatment meted out to the deceased jawan’s family members. Lashing out at the Narendra Modi-led central government in general and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in particular, he said both

‘E-transmission, postal ballots sent among 5 segments’
Ex-soldier who committed suicide was a ‘Congress worker’: VK Singh

New Delhi: A day after questioning ex-soldier Ram Kishan Grewal’s “mental state”, former Army Chief General VK Singh, now union minister, on Thursday said Grewal was a Congress worker and his suicide was not related to One Rank One Pension (OROP). “He was a Congress worker and had become a village body head on a

Chandigarh police busts gang of vehicle lifters, three arrested

Chandigarh: In a major breakthrough, the local police have busted a gang of vehicle lifters with the arrest of three persons, on Thursday at Chandigarh. While addressing the media, SSP Chandigarh Sukhchain Singh Gill said that during the arrest the police have recovered 14 vehicles including Bolero and Verna car. He added that during the preliminary investigation

Simranjeet Mann approaches HC seeking permission for Sarbat Khalsa

Chandigarh: President of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) Simranjit Singh Mann has filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking issuance of directions to the respondents and the State of Punjab for granting permission to the petitioner to hold Sarbat Khalasa on November 10. He said in his petition that the Sarbat

Investigate Sahara diaries adresses Delhi CM
Kejriwal gives Rs 1 crore to ex-soldier’s family

  Bhiwani (Haryana): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced Rs 1 crore financial assistance to the family of a retired soldier who killed himself demanding the OROP’s implementation. “We are giving Rs 1 crore to the family of Ram Kishan (Grewal) whom we consider a martyr,” Kejriwal told journalists here after the cremation

Congress leader Mangat Ram Sharma dead

Jammu: Mangat Ram Sharma, a senior Congress leader and a former Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, died here on Thursday. Congress spokesman Ravinder Sharma said Sharma was 85 years old. Mangat Ram Sharma served as an MLA for 32 years and was a minister in various Congress governments in the state. When Mufti

SAD protests against Raja Warring for promoting Indira Gandhi

Giddarbaha:  Controversial T-shirt with photo of Indira Gandhi wore by MLA from Giddarbaha and all India Youth Congress President- Amrinder Singh Raja Warring sparks the protest across the state. Political parties staged protest against the controversial quote printed with photograph of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi with ” Maa Tujhe Salam”. Activists of Akali Dal in

Unmanned Rail crossing claimed life of Jalandhar resident, another injured

Jalandhar: In another incident, where unmanned railway crossing claimed a life of person in Jalandhar, on Thursday. The accident had taken place in the morning at village Lohian, when a car rammed into the train leaving one dead and another injured. The passerby raised the alarm and rushed the victims to nearby hospital, where doctors

Rajoana on hunger strike in Patiala Jail, seeking decision on death penalty

Patiala: After writing multiple times to the centre to take the final call on his death sentence, Balwant Singh Rajoana convict of Former CM of Punjab Beant Singh assassination case has initiated the indefinite hunger strike in Patiala jail, on Thursday. Rajoana pressing his demand to union government to take final over for the death

17 killed, 50 injured as trains collide in Pakistan

Karachi:  At least 17 people were today killedand 50 others injured after a passenger train crashed into a stationary train in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi. The accident occurred in Gaddafi Town in Landhi area here at 7:18 am when Zakaria Express collided with the stationary Fareed Express at Juma Goth Train station. Two

1984 Sikh Riots: AAP on hunger strike, SAD burnt effigy of Sajjan, Tytler

Mohali: Aam Adami Party (AAP) initiated the hunger strike against Congress party for giving the clean chit to Congress leaders Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar in connection with 1984 Delhi Sikh Riots case. While protesting in Mohali, on Thursday AAP sought apology from Capt Amarinder Singh for giving the clean chit to duo by Congress

13 children injured as two school van collides in Zirakpur

Zirakpur: Thirteen school children were seriously injured when two school van collided with each other in Zirakpur on Thursday morning. The driver of school van died on the spot. According to the information, injured school children have been referred to the local hospital for immediate

OROP suicide: Kejriwal to visit ex-soldier’s village

  New Delhi:  Restricted from meeting the family of a former soldier who committed suicide demanding implementation of the OROP scheme, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will now visit the veteran’s village on Thursday. “Will go to their village and meet Ram Kishan (Grewal) ji’s family there today (Thursday),” Kejriwal tweeted. Ram Kishan Grewal, 70,