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High court order to states: Don't let your states become gas chambers

Don’t let your states become gas chambers: HC to states

High court order to states: In order to control the pollution in Delhi and adjacent states, the High Court has issued an order and steps have been taken to prevent the burning of straw in UP, Haryana, Rajasthan and Punjab. According to this order, the paper and board industry will buy the crop from the

SC refuses to stay Govt Aadhaar notification

SC refuses to stay Govt’s Aadhaar notification

SC refuses to stay Govt’s Aadhaar notification. The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to pass any order or interim order on a government notification of making the Aadhaar card mandatory for availing benefits of various social welfare schemes.The apex court, however, said that those who do not have Aadhaar cards or numbers would not be


Nicola Roberts’ ex hit with lifelong restraining order.

Nicola Roberts’ ex hit with lifelong restraining order.Singer Nicola Roberts’ ex-boyfriend has been issued with a lifelong restraining order, after bombarding the Girls Aloud star with threatening messages over a five-year period.Former soldier Carl Davies was arrested in February this year after Nicola reported his abuse when he turned his vile attentions to her friend,

Police chalks out strategy to maintain law and order situation, nab gangsters

Strengthening Police control also on agenda Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Law and Order Rohit Chaudhary on Friday visited Ludhiana and discussed law and order situation with Police Commissioner and other officials. The officials discussed five point agenda of Punjab government which includes maintaining law and order situation, to nab gangsters and redressal of

Obama posts emotional farewell letter, Facebook

Obama urged to revoke executive order against Venezuela

Caracas: Venezuelan Pr esident Nicolas Maduro has urged his US counterpart Barack Obama to revoke an executive order that labelled his country a security threat. “It is an atrocity that I hope Obama corrects before he leaves office,” Maduro said on Sunday, reiterating his government’s willingness to improve diplomatic ties with the US. In a

Order to Vigilance Bureau comes under HC scanner

Chandigarh: A Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court comprising Justices S S Saron and Lisa Gill on Tuesday, though without issuing any formal notice of motion order, asked the Law Officer to ascertain from the state government as to how the state government justifies its order dated of July 23, 2007 issued

Omar lashes out at Centre over order against Hindi channel

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir ChiefMinister Omar Abdullah today lashed out at the Centre for its order to take a private news channel off air for a day asking if these were the promised “achhe din (good days)”. “NDTV India ordered off the air, opposition leaders detained for wanting to show solidarity with family of

NDTV issue: Editors Guild terms order as ‘violation’ of press freedom

New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India hasstrongly condemned the unprecedented decision of an inter- ministerial panel to take a leading Hindi channel off air for a day and termed it a “direct violation” of the freedom of the press. The editor’s body demanded that the order be “immediately rescinded”. The inter-ministerial panel constituted by

Capt slams Badal for rendering border residents homeless

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh has lashed out at the Badal government for closing down the refugee camps in the border areas without making arrangements for the displaced residents to return to their homes. The residents, who were earlier forced to evacuate from their villages, have now been rendered homeless as a result

Karnataka protests Cauvery water order with day-long shut-down

Bengaluru:  Karnataka is protesting the state government’s release of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu, based on a Supreme Court directive, with a shut down on Friday. The day-long protest is being spearheaded by as many as 500 pro-Kannada organisations, which represent sections including farmers, traders and businesses. Security has been stepped up and more

Vigilance raids on former Kerala minister Babu

Kochi: The Kerala Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau officers raided the homes of former Excise Minister and senior Congress leader K. Babu, his two daughters and two of his close aides in Ernakulam district on Saturday.The raid that began at 7 a.m. is continuing at the residences and offices of the five persons about 70

Uttarakhand HC stays Rakesh Roshan’s arrest

Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court has stayed the arrest of Bollywood producer-director Rakesh Roshan till September 19, an official said on Wednesday. A Dehradun-based writer Roop Kumar Sonkar had lodged an FIR against Roshan for copyright violation and accused him of using some parts of his novel in his movie Krish-3 which stars his actor

DC Ajit Balaji gives order to Confiscate the property of 5 star Park Plaza

Chandigarh: Deputy Comissioner Ajit Balaji gives order to Punjab National Bank to Confiscate the property of 5 star hotel Park Plaza,today. The hotel authorities took a loan of rupees 115 crore from the PNB bank and was unable to repay the loan till 24 August 2016 as per the agreement. After the orders given by

Death for two, life term for another in Jigisha murder case

New Delhi : A Delhi court today awarded death penalty to two convicts and life term to another for robbing and killing IT executive Jigisha Ghosh here in 2009, observing that it was a “brutal” and “cold blooded murder”. “To be hanged by neck till death,” Additional Sessions Judge Sandeep Yadav said, while awarding death to convicts

Rape case against Sirsa Dera Chief: Final order stayed by HC

Chandigarh:In a relief to Sirsa Dera chief, Punjab and Haryana high court stayed the final order against in the rape case against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, on Tuesday. Meanwhile, High court also issued notice to CBI regarding the rape case against Sirsa Dera chief. Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh had questioned the

Dhumal blames government for deteriorating law and order

Shimla: Former BJP Chief Minister and leader of Opposition Prem Kumar Dhumal on Tuesday criticised the Congress government for the deteriorating law order in the state over the last three and half years. In a release here, the former CM said the lawlessness in Congress rule has reached an extent that capable officers are not

Now order food, book a table with Google Search

New Delhi:  Technology giant Google India has announced a new feature in its Search app that will let users order lunch, dinner as well as book a table at their favourite restaurant, directly from the results page. “From today, when people search for a nearby restaurants on their phone, they’ll see an option to place

Present law, order situation is SAD strategy, says Channi

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress Legislature Party chief Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday asked the people of Punjab to understand the nefarious designs of the SAD-BJP to break its alliance on the issue of worst-ever law and order situation in the state to polarize this sensitive state. Both these parties were working mutually on the common design

Office of Profit petition: EC reserves order

New Delhi: The Election Commission reserved its order on whether to make the Congress, the BJP and the Delhi government parties to a petition on ‘Office of Profit’ that seeks disqualification of 21 Aam Aadmi Party legislators for holding the post of parliamentary secretaries. At today’s meeting, Prashant Patel, who had petitioned before the Commission

Pb govt alert to foil any attempt to disturb law & order:Badal

Malout (Pb): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said the SAD-BJP alliance government is fully alert and always ready to foil any nefarious attempt aimed at disturbing the law and order situation in the state. The state government was keeping a strict vigil to crush the ugly head of anti-national forces which were trying