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HC asks teachers’ union leaders to appear in court

Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana High Court issued notice of motion to the Punjab government, Punjab Director General of Police (DGP), SSP Khanna, Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Khanna, the then SHO City Police Station, Khanna, on Tuesday in a petition filed by Jyoti Sharma who had lost her husband due to entanglement into China

Oppn asks May to clarify Britain’s role in Operation Blue Star

London: The UK’s Opposition Labour party hascalled on British Prime Minister Theresa May to “come clean” about the role played by Britain in Operation Blue Star before her three-day visit to India starting tomorrow. Labour party Deputy Leader, Tom Watson, said yesterday that Britain’s Sikh community deserves to know the truth in the wake of allegations

AAP asks Sampla to clarify BJP’s stand on SYL issue

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday asked Union minister and Punjab BJP chief Vijay Sampla to clarify his party’s stand on the construction of Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal. “Sampla must explain whether his party will not abide by the Supreme Court’s verdict on SYL issue, if it goes against the interests of Punjab,”

You have no shame, Rahul asks cops

New Delhi: “You have no shame?” Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked a police officer for detaining the family of a retired soldier who committed suicide here. Seated on a chair at the Mandir Marg police station, Gandhi threw the question at a visibly uncomfortable police officer who was trying to explain the

CBSE class X & class XII exams begin, March 9

CBSE asks schools to observe vigilance week

Chandigarh: The Center Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a circular to all the school heads affiliated to CBSE asking to conduct Vigilance Awareness Week in the schools to encourage the fight against corruption. The Vigilance Awareness Week would be observed from October 31 to November 5, 2016. The theme of Vigilance Awareness Week this

Punjab Congress asks `Golakchor’ Kanwar Sandhu to come clean on various favors taken from Akali government

Chandigarh : Punjab Congress accused charged AAP leader Kanwar Sandhu for diverting public’s attention from those personal and professional favours that he was garnering from SAD since few years on Tuesday. When asked for an explanation on the favours he gained including his son’s admission and consequent appointment as PCMS doctor, senior Punjab Congress Leader

What exactly are you going to do on Uri attack: Sena asks PM

Mumbai: Dubbing Pakistan as a “shameless”country that would not be affected by any international condemnation, Shiv Sena today demanded “revenge” on the neighbour and sought to know what exactly Prime Minister Narendra Modi was going to do in response to the Uri attack. “While the PM says Pakistan will be taught a lesson and would

Guv asks officers to give human touch to administrative working

Chandigarh: Heads of various departments of Chandigarh Administration gave general presentation and appraised the Administrator UT Chandigarh VP Singh Badnore regarding the roles and functions of their respective departments. The presentation were given during the meeting held at Raj Bhawan Punjab on Friday. Discussing each and every department at length with the concerned officer the

Kapil alleges BMC officer sought bribe, asks PM ‘Is this ‘achche din’

Mumbai: As per the tweet posted by the popular stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, if this was the “achche din” he had promised, even as the civic body claimed the actor had been served a notice for “illegal construction”. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was quick to respond to Sharma’s angst

Sukhna Lake: HC pulls up UT Admn, asks to remove weed within 2 weeks

Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday pulled up the Chandigarh Administration and directed it to clear entire weed from Sukhna Lake within two weeks. The court said that it seemed that the officials of the UT Administration were not serious to save the Sukhna Lake. The court ordered the UT Chief Engineer to ensure

Why is Hooda scared if he is innocent, asks Khattar

Gurgaon:  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday asked why his predecessor Bhupinder Singh Hooda was scared of a CBI probe into the Gurgaon land scandal if he was innocent. Khattar said the Central Bureau of Investigation has been conducting an independent probe into the 400 acre fraud near Manesar. Khattar said Hooda has

Court asks Kejriwal to appear on Sept 17 on defamation plea

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was today directed by a city court to appear before it on September 17 when it will consider the issue of framing of notice against him on a criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri. Metropolitan Magistrate Harvinder Singh passed the direction while granting exemption from

Capt asks Badal to swear he did not sign SYL land acquisition file

Jalandhar: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday lashed out at Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for lying about his role in approving the construction of SYL saying he was a habitual liar. He reiterated his challenge to the CM to swear before the Akal Takht that he as the-then Chief Minister had

Iraq asks Saudi Arabia to replace its ambassador

Baghdad, Aug 29 (IANS) Iraq has asked Saudi Arabia to replace its ambassador in Baghdad, stressing that his presence would hamper the development of bilateral ties, authorities said.Ahmed Jamal, spokesman of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, told the state-run Iraqiya channel that Iraqi senior officials sent a request to Riyadh on Sunday to take appropriate measure

Change holiday regarding 1st Prakash Purab: Asks SGPC

Amritsar:  The Shiromani  Gurudwara  Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has asked Punjab Government to observe first Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib on sept 2. Adding on, they also asked the government that since it was observing the Prakash Purab on 2nd September; the government should amend and shift the holiday from sept 1 to 2.The

Badal asks SAD councillors to fall in line or face action

Mohali: President of Shiromani Akali Dal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday held a special meeting with councillors of Mohali. During meeting Badal gave strict directions to party councillors to stay in discipline. The meeting was held at sector 62 guest house just before inauguration of new District Administrative Complex. It is pertinent

Gadkari asks NHAI to rush officers to flooded Gurgaon

New Delhi: Following heavy rain that led to a flood-like situation in Gurgaon, Union Road Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday asked the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to rush a team of officers to the area. “Gadkari has asked the NHAI Chairman Raghav Chandra to immediately rush a team of senior officers to Gurgaon

Court asks J-K police to register FIR against DySP

Srinagar: A city court has directed the SSPSrinagar to register an FIR against a Deputy Superintendent of Police “within 24 hours” in connection with the killing of a youth in Tengpora area of the city on July 10. “The SSP Srinagar is directed to lodge FIR and comply with the directions of this court dated

Bhattal asks activists to work hard for party

Ludhiana: Former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has exhorted her party workers to work hard for the party and in return, promised prime posts to those who perform. Addressing a gathering during the workers meet of Ludhiana West constituency organised by MLA Bharat Bhushan Ashu, Bhattal said that only one leader

Rawat asks Centre to maintain 90:10 funding for U’khand      

Dehradun: Claiming that the circumstances in which Uttarakhand was given special category status still persist, Chief Minister Harish Rawat today asked the Centre to maintain the funding pattern for externally aided projects in the state in the ratio of 90:10. Making the request at a meeting with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Rawat said with 65

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