Sep 22

Somnath Bharti of AAP arrested for misbehaving with AIIMS security guards

New Delhi: AAP MLA Somnath Bharti arrested by Delhi Police for assaulting AIIMS security guards on Thursday. Earlier, FIR was registered against Bharti  for allegedly misbehaving with security guards of AIIMS. The case was registered at Hauz Khas police station in the national

RSS leader Gagneja succumb to his injuries

Ludhiana: Senior RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja, who was shot at in Jalandhar by unidentified assailants in August, died at a hospital here this morning. Gagneja, 65, breathed his last at 9.16 AM at the Hero DMC Heart Institute, Dr G S Wander, Director of the Institute, said. Brigadier (retd) Gagneja was attacked by bike-borne assailants

Teenage couple commit suicide by jumping before train in Bathinda

Bathinda: Two teenage lovers allegedly committed suicide by jumping before train in Bathinda on Thursday. Reportedly the victims  have been identified resident of

RCMP to give update on PEI school evacuation order

All schools in P.E.I. are under an evacuation order due to a potential threat, say police. Parents and guardians can now pick up their children from the safe locations, which are identified in each school’s evacuation plan. Parents can go to the school, where staff will direct them to the safe locations, said the province’s

Patna to host global conclave to celebrate legacy of Sikhism

Patna Sahib: Scholars, researchers and noted personalities from around the world will congregate here tomorrow for a three-day global conclave to celebrate the legacy of Sikhism and Sri Guru Gobind Singh ahead of the grand 350th birth anniversary of the tenth Sikh Guru. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will inaugurate the event at the Sri

DCW recruitment case: Kejriwal named in FIR, lashes out at PM

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwaltoday alleged that ACB has registered an FIR against him at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the “administrative and financial irregularities” in the functioning of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW). The AAP chief also distributed copies of the FIR which named him along with

Ex- Congress MP Charanjit Singh Channi joins AAP

Chandigarh: Ex- Congress MP Charanjit Singh Channi from Nawanshahr joins AAP on

Youth shot by unidentified at Derabassi, pumped four bullets

Derabassi: Four unidentified armed men shot a youth at Derabassi, on Wednesday. The accused attacked, when the victim was riding in his car. The police said that the armed men pumped four bullets in his body and rushed to civil hospital derabassi. However, the doctors recommended him to PGIMER as his condition was

AAP MLA Amanatullah arrested in sexual harassment case

New Delhi: Aam Adami Party MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested in sexual harassment case filed by sister in law, on Wednesday at Delhi. Khan’s sister-in-law had registered a sexual harassment case against him at the Jamia Nagar police station. A case under sections 354(A)(sexual harassment), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), 509 (word, gesture or act intended

Suspected Innova with weapons surfaced in Chandigarh, police sounds alert

Chandigarh: The UT police sounded the alert in the city after surfacing an SUV carrying weapons, on Wednesday at Chandigarh. According to information a Toyota Innova car was witnessed at the Press Club light point. The police have spread the message across the city and adjoining areas revealing the details of the

Cabinet approves merging of Rail budget with Union Budget

New Delhi: In a major overhaul, the Cabinet today approved advancing presentation of the annual Budget by a month, scrapped over nine-decade old tradition of having a separate Railway Budget and removed classifications for expenditure to make the exercise simpler. With a view to get all the legislative approvals for the annual spending and tax

Navjot Singh Sidhu rules out formation of Awaaz-e-Punjab

Chandigarh: Navjot Singh Sidhu refused of forming new party on Wednesday. Recent front Aawaz-e-Punjab started by former cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu with Hockey legend Pargat Singh the ‘Eternal Optimist’ and Bains brothers who roared like lions and wanted to fight 117 seats in Punjab has refused to make his party. He gave a statement that he

Punjab Govt announces Rs. 2 lakh ex-gratia grant for kin of students killed in accident

Punjab Govt announces Rs. 2 lakh ex-gratia grant for kin of students killed in accident and also announced that the  treatment to the injured students will be compensated by Punjab Government. On Tuesday, six children were killed and 17 others injured when a school bus fell into a canal near Border Out Post (BOP) Mahawa

Army sepoy arrested for killing wife in Jalandhar

Jalandhar: In a hair raising incident,an army jawan posted in Jammu beat his wife to death,left 8 years old daughter with the deadbody in Jalandhar Cantt. home and fled away to join his duty in Jammu on this Saturday.Army officers handed him over to Jalandhar Cantt. police after they were informed about the murder.ACP Jalandhar

Robbers killed woman, servant in Jalandhar, decamped valuables

Jalandhar: Unidentified armed robbers killed two persons during dacoity in a house at Jalandhar, on Tuesday. According to the information, the miscreants entered in the house of Handa’s a reputed family in Model town with a motive to . Prithvi Pal Handa owner of Handa dairy said that the incident had taken place at around

Indian team announced for Kabaddi World Cup

Mumbai: Star raider Anup Kumar from Haryana will lead India in next month’s Kabaddi World Cup to be held in Ahmedabad. All-rounder Manjeet Chillar will be Anup’s deputy in the 14-member squad for the tournament that is set to commence on October 7 and will feature 12 teams, it was announced at a media conference

Racist posters against Sikh students at university in Canada

Edmonton: Sikhs and fellow students are speaking out after hateful anti-immigration posters targeting men in turbans littered the University of Alberta campus. “This is shameful that people in Canada are doing this,” said Yadvinder Bhardwaj, president of the Indian Students’ Association at the University of Alberta, which represents more than 2,500 Indian students. “I don’t

Pakistan fires at Indian posts in Uri

Srinagar: Two days after the terror attack in Uri, Pakistani troops today violated the border ceasefire in the same sector of Kashmir, targeting Indian army positions with small firearms. However, there was no damage in the incident, army said. “Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing by small arms towards Indian positions in Uri sector this

8 died, 17 injured as school bus falls into canal in Amritsar

Amritsar: Six children were killed and 17 others injured when a school bus fell into a canal near Border Out Post (BOP) Mahawa near Attari today. The incident took place when the school bus, carrying 37 students, was passing over a narrow bridge, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Harkamalpreet Singh said. “The bus got stuck

Hoshiarpur contractor committed suicide, wife hospitalized

Hoshiarpur: A contractor committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance at Tanda in Hoshiarpur, on Tuesday. The police said that deceased along with his wife consumed poisonous substance, whereas his wife was under the treatment at civil hospital. The deceased has been identified as Naresh Chander and wife Mala was in critical