Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi
Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi


Ending a week-long dry spell, rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here. In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Sirsa and Narnaul were among other places that received rains. Mohali, Ropar, Ludhiana and Gurdaspur in Punjab

Fingers pointed at women will be chopped off: Haryana CM Fingers pointed at women will be chopped off: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that if anyone dares to point fingers at women, their fingers will be chopped off. Khattar further said that people accused of rape and molestation in Haryana will not be allowed to avail benefits from state schemes. “Hamare yaha ek bhi behen beti ki taraf agar koi ungli

Gurugram: Sex racket busted, 6 foreigners among 15 arrested Gurugram: Sex racket busted, 6 foreigners among 15 arrested

Gurugram: Sex racket busted, 6 foreigners among 15 arrested. 15 people including 6 foreigners were arrested after cops raided a spa centre in Gurugram on Wednesday. According to Gurugram police, those arrested were running a sex racket in the garb of a massage parlour in the posh Cyber City area.Police have registered an FIR against

Govt plans new city larger than Chandigarh next to Gurugram Govt plans new city larger than Chandigarh next to Gurugram

GURUGRAM: The Haryana government is planning a new city next to Gurugram in the National Capital Region to boost the potential of the region. This new city which will be developed in a public-private partnership (PPP) model is expected to be larger than Chandigarh and will be spread across at least 50,000 hectares. The Haryana

Sapna Chaudhary ‘okay’ with BJP leader’s ‘thumkewali’ remark

Sapna Chaudhary ‘okay’ with BJP leader’s ‘thumkewali’ remark. Haryanvi dancer Sapna Chaudhary said she does not seek an apology from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashwini Kumar Chopra and is ‘okay’ with him calling her a ‘thumkewali’ (dancer). Soon after Sapna reportedly visited UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s office on Sunday, Chopra said the Congress party

Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD
Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD

Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD   New Delhi, June 24 (PTI) A India Meteorological Department (IMD) data has revealed that less than 25 per cent of the country received normal or excess rains till now, with the weatherman today saying that monsoon activity has revived over the

Dusty weather leads to flight cancellations at Chandigarh airport

Dusty weather leads to flight cancellations at Chandigarh airport. Low visibility due to dusty weather conditions led to cancellations of flights at the Chandigarh International Airport today, with the meteorological department saying that the situation would improve only by tomorrow afternoon. “No flight landed or took off from Chandigarh (airport) until today afternoon due to

Senior Haryana bureaucrat denies sexual harassment charges

Senior Haryana bureaucrat denies sexual harassment charges. Haryana Additional Chief Secretary Sunil Gulati on Monday denied the sexual harassment allegations levied against him by a 28-year-old woman IAS officer. Gulati said he is ready to face a probe and is even willing to take lie-detection test. “It’s my duty to train my staff. It’s up

Haryana : Female IAS officer alleges sexual harassment by senior through FB post

Haryana : Female IAS officer alleges sexual harassment by senior through FB post. On Sunday, Haryana woman IAS officer alleged sexual harrassment by her senior. The officer posted on social media and gave the details of incident.According to the FB post, she had been ‘threatened’ by the senior male official on May 22. Here is

Ready for 'One Nation, One Election': Akhilesh
Ready for ‘One Nation, One Election’: Akhilesh

 Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday gave his approval for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘One Nation, One Election’ proposal. In reply to a question pertaining to Uttar Pradesh (UP) chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s backing for the proposal, Yadav said, “We are ready for one nation one election. Start your preparations from 2019; we are

Jats threaten to oppose state govt programmes from Aug 16
Jats threaten to oppose state govt programmes from Aug 16

Chandigarh – Jat community members in Haryana on Saturday threatened to oppose programmes attended by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his ministers for not implementing quota in government jobs and education and not withdrawing cases filed in connection with the 2016 quota stir. At a Jat Mahasabha organised in Jassia village in Rohtak district, the

Mob thrashes temple manager for molesting minor in Haryana

Mob thrashes temple manager for molesting minor in Haryana. Locals thrashed a temple manager for allegedly molesting a minor girl in Haryana‘s Yamunanagar city. The Manager of Yamunanagar’s Shani Mandir temple’s committee was thrashed and was stripped down to his underwear by people after he allegedly molested the girl, who was working in the temple,

Petrol, Diesel prices hiked nationwide
Petrol, Diesel prices hiked nationwide

Petrol, Diesel prices hiked nationwide. Petrol and diesel prices across the country received a substantial hike, with the former set to cost Rs 75 per litre in the national capital with effect from 6:00 am on Wednesday.The hike is all set to burn a bigger hole in commuters’ pockets across the nation, as petrol will

Rename Aligarh Muslim University after 'Jat King': Haryana FM
Rename Aligarh Muslim University after ‘Jat King’: Haryana FM

Rename Aligarh Muslim University after ‘Jat King’: Haryana FM. Amid the controversy surrounding the Aligarh Muslim University, Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu wants the varsity to be renamed after Raja Mahendra Pratap, also known as ‘Jat King.’ “The picture of the one who broke the nation into pieces hangs inside Aligarh Muslim University’s campus, but

Haryana Govt. tells SC it will not disrupt supply of water to Delhi
Haryana Govt. tells SC it will not disrupt supply of water to Delhi

Haryana Govt. tells SC it will not disrupt supply of water to Delhi. The Haryana Government on Friday tells Supreme Court that it will not disrupt or stop supply of Yamuna water to New Delhi till the court decides the case. Next date of hearing in this matter is on May 16. The Haryana Government

Schools in Panchukla to remain closed for two days
Schools in Panchukla to remain closed for two days

Schools in Panchkula will remain closed for students, after Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma issued a directive in view of the rain and thunderstorm warning by India Meteorological Department.The state education minister directed that all government and private schools should remain closed on May 7 and May 8. Earlier this month, the Met Department

Rains lash Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab on storm alert
Rains lash Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab on storm alert

Rains lash Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab on storm alert. Early morning rains lashed Chandigarh and surrounding areas on Monday while authorities in Haryana and Punjab remained on high alert following a storm advisory issued by the Met Department. Schools in Haryana were ordered to remain closed for two days (Monday and Tuesday) as a preventive measure

Water of River Ravi should be restricted to India: Khattar

Water of River Ravi should be restricted to India: Khattar. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that he has urged Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to chalk out a plan to restrict the water of River Ravi from flowing to Pakistan. Interacting with media, the Haryana Chief Minister said that the

Namaz should be read in Mosques: Haryana CM

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday backed the members of right-wing Hindu groups, who allegedly prevented people from offering namaz at open spaces in Gurugram. Addressing the media here, the Haryana Chief Minister said that there was a considerable rise in people offering namaz in open, which should be read in Mosques or Idgahs.”It

Haryana govt. likely to rejects cash award CWG medallists
Haryana govt. likely to rejects cash award CWG medallists

Haryana govt. likely to rejects cash award CWG medallists Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Haryana Government has decided to teach a lesson to such Commonwealth medallists, who have declared to boycott a state level ceremony organised by the Haryana Government, which was scheduled on April in Panchkula. The Government has postponed its ceremonial function. After the meeting