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Minimum temperatures rise in Punjab and Haryana

Minimum temperatures rise in Punjab and Haryana

The minimum temperatures, which had been hovering below normal at most places during the past few days, rose by a few notches across Punjab and Haryana on Thursday, the meteorological department said.Many parts in the two states including their common capital Chandigarh received light to moderate rain, an official of the Met department said.Amritsar, Ludhiana,

Punjab, Haryana record below normal minimum temperatures

Punjab, Haryana record below normal minimum temperatures

Parts of Haryana and Punjab recorded below normal minimum temperatures on Friday with Hisar registering the coldest at 4 degrees Celsius. Hisar’s minimum temperature was five degrees below normal.Narnaul reeled at a low of 5.5 degrees Celsius while Ambala’s minimum temperature settled at 8.6 degrees Celsius. Karnal recorded a minimum temperature of 7.8 degrees Celsius.

Congress to try and form government in Haryana

Congress to try and form government in Haryana

Despite falling short by 14 seats to get the magic figure in the 90-member Haryana Assembly, the Congress is hopeful of forming government in the state with the support of Dushyant Chautala’s JJP and Independents (mostly BJP turncoats), party leaders said on Friday.Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni said that the party will try to form

30% rise in stubble burning cases in Punjab

NASA image shows large scale stubble burning: Delhi govt

The Delhi government has shared an image from NASA showing large scale stubble burning in adjoining states.Sharing the images on Tuesday, the Delhi government said: “The latest image from NASA shows large scale crop residue burning in states surrounding Delhi.” The image showed stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana, along with other areas.The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam

Punjab Police freeze assets worth Rs 3.90 crore of eight drug peddlers

Oppn attacks Cong govt over brutal assault on Punjab Police team by villagers in Haryana

The opposition parties in Punjab on Thursday targeted the Congress government over the brutal assault on policemen by villagers in Haryana, with the saffron party alleging that the incident depicted the “complete failure” on the part of the state police in effectively tackling criminals.The BJP said incidents like this will affect the image of the

Haryana declares 2-day state mourning for Sushma Swaraj

Haryana declares 2-day state mourning for Sushma Swaraj

Haryana declares 2-day state mourning for Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday. The Haryana government declared a two-day state mourning as a mark of respect for senior BJP leader and former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who passed away a day ago.”The state government has decided to observe a two-day state mourning as a mark of respect

Punjab, Haryana, Himachal CMs remember Sushma Swaraj

Punjab, Haryana, Himachal CMs remember Sushma Swaraj

The Punjab and Haryana Chief Ministers on Wednesday expressed grief over the demise of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Shocked to learn of the sudden demise of Swaraj, said Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.”I will always remember her as a dynamic and sensitive leader with the ability to empathise with the common people. Will

Services hit as PGI Chandigarh resident doctors strike work

Services hit as PGI Chandigarh resident doctors strike work

Medical services at Chandigarh’s Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), which caters to around 10,000 patients daily, were severely affected on Saturday, following a strike by 1,200 resident doctors protesting against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. However, emergency and intensive care units (ICUs) were exempted from the strike. The indefinite strike

Udham Singh Death Anniversary: Punjab, Haryana CMs pay tributes

Udham Singh Death Anniversary: Punjab, Haryana CMs pay tributes

Rich tributes were paid on Wednesday, the martyrdom day of Udham Singh, who devoted his life to avenge the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.Remembering the freedom fighter, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh tweeted: “Humble tributes to Sardar Udham Singh ji who sacrificed his life to avenge the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. The saga of his courage and valour

Doctors from Punjab, Haryana join nationwide strike against NMC Bill

Doctors from Punjab, Haryana join nationwide strike against NMC Bill

Medical services were affected in Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday after doctors of state-run hospitals joined a day-long strike called by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) to protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2019.The impact of the strike was seen more in rural areas of both the states. In urban areas, private doctors

Every person has right to request parole: Haryana CM on Ram Rahim

The ruling BJP in Haryana seems to be favouring jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who was convicted in August 2017 for raping two of his disciples and is now seeking parole, saying it is his right owing to his “good conduct” in jail. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday

Heatwave to continue in Northern India till Wednesday

Northern India will continue to sizzle in the heatwave conditions for the next two days till Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast on Monday.The surging heat will pass over Vidarbha over the next five days and over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and south Uttar Pradesh during next two days, the IMD said. Severe heat

BJP may field non-Jat Cabinet ministers in Lok Sabha battle

BJP may field non-Jat Cabinet ministers in Lok Sabha battle

DP Bureau Chandigarh:Ruling BJP is believed to have changed its strategy on fielding non-Jat candidates in the coming Lok Sabha polls. Sources in the party said that the party has decided to field state cabinet minister belonging to non-Jat community but earlier the party had planned to field cabinet ministers of Jat community. Sudden change

Dastardly act of violence remained unpunished for want of evidence

Dastardly act of violence remained unpunished for want of evidence

A special court here, which had acquitted Swami Aseemanand and three others in the Samjhauta Express blast case, has said a dastardly act of violence remained unpunished for want of credible and admissible evidence. All the four accused — Naba Kumar Sarkar alias Swami Aseemanand, Lokesh Sharma, Kamal Chauhan and Rajinder Chaudhary — had been

Dushyant Chautala

Family forced me to leave INLD: Dushyant

HISAR: Dushyant alleged that his family was forced to leave INLD and thrown out. He took it as an opportunity n constituted JJP. Dushyant Chautala founded his own party “Jannayak Janta Party” few months back. Dushyant also demands to remove 370 and 35A in Jammu and Kashmir while talking to reporters. He is the youngest

Haryana Budget session government

Haryana: Budget session to be acid test for government

THE ISSUES OF FARMERS AND EMPLOYEES MAY INCREASE THE PROBLEMS OF THE RULING BJP RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh In the wake of the Budget session beginning on Wednesday, the Opposition has planned to take on the government. Besides, the issues pertaining to the farmers and employees are likely to compound the problems of the ruling

Police school girls Haryana

Police have failed to protect school-going girls: Report

PROJECT DIRECTOR OF ‘EK AUR SUDHAR’ PROGRAMME FOUND POLICE WITH CASUAL APPROACH TOWARDS THE SAFETY OF SCHOOL-GOING GIRLS RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh Claims of the Police Department of better functioning in the state have proved futile as the police have failed to protect school-going girls which is a matter of serious concern. Besides, the police

safari park Haryana maiden

Haryana: Maiden safari park in state

HIGHLIGHTS The officials of the forest department visited four places in NCR to check out the feasibility for the setting up of safari. On the line of Raipur Safari park , state department proposed the same At least it will require 250 acre land and state forest department submitted a proposal to state government RAVINDER

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Haryana politics

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Major changes in Haryana political scenario

LSP floated by Rajkumar Saini, Rebel MP of BJP from Kurukshetra and BSP alliance came into existence in Haryana ahead of Lok Sabha Elections. LSP to contest on 55 seats while BSP got a share of rest 35 seats in the Assembly Elections. The announcements has been made by ISP’s Rajkumar Saini and State President

Farmer

About 15 lakh farmers are debt-ridden in state

Ravinder Singh Malik Chandigarh Crop growers in Haryana are reeling under debt which is matter of serious concerns as they are the backbone of the economy. The increasing demand of farmers to waive off debt in state is the talk of the town these days and a huge proportions of small farmers is forced to