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Parsi woman married outside community can enter fire temple, says Supreme Court

New Delhi: In a landmark decision by the Supreme Court, a Parsi woman, who was barred from entering fire temples and Towers of Silence after marrying outside the community, was today granted the right to enter a Parsi temple in Gujarat.The woman, Goolrukh Gupta, had approached the Apex Court challenging an Ahmedabad High Court order. The

Bathinda: Torn Gutka Sahib recovered Outside The Gurudwara

In Bathinda, at Village Dhansingh Khana, a matter relating to disrespecting ‘Gutka Sahib’ Has been registered. Torn Gutka Sahib recovered outside the Gurudwara Sahib. As this news spread, the atmosphere got tensed. Yet police reached the spot and filed the

RBI says no notes shortage, outside Delhi hundreds face job losses

New Delhi:  Around 8.30 every morning, hundreds of workers arrive at the main bus depot in Noida Phase II, about 30 km from New Delhi. They fan out into the lanes of the neighbouring hosiery complex. With nothing more than a tiffin box in their hands, they begin their daily job hunt. Almost every factory

Debt-ridden farmers stages protest outside Cooperative bank in Faridkot

Faridkot: Demonetisation effect is still on its peak as debt-ridden farmers shut down the Cooperative bank to stage protest against bank personnel’s and government due to shortage of cash  in the bank near New Kaint road in Faridkot on Wednesday. Reportedly, number of farmers gathered and staged protest and alleged that from past 12 days they

Demonetisation: People stages protest outside PNB Bank in Hoshiarpur

Hoshiarpur: The currency shortage in the banks on Monday led to law and order problems and chaos with angry customers staging  protest outside PNB Bank in Hoshiarpur .

Queues outside banks, ATMs get shorter in Mohali on Day 14

Mohali: On the 14th day on since demonetization, the queues witnessed outside banks and ATMs were reduced in the wake of certain restrictions on money exchange norms by the Government. Queues outside Banks and ATM’s in Mohali City are also seen shorter on Tuesday. After visited various phase and sectors of Mohali banks branches and

Firing outside MLA Ayali’s residence, cop died

Ludhiana: A PCR cop died under mysterious circumstances outside the residence of Shiromani Akali Dal MLA Manpreet Singh Ayali at Hambran road in Ludhiana, on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Nirdesh Singh deployed with PCR. According to the information, the bullet was fired from the pistol of another cop Surjit Singh. Talking to

Mohali residents spend Sunday outside ATMs, banks

Mohali: On 5th day of demonetisation of currency, Mohali residents spent their Sunday outside bank branches and ATMs. People started making queues early morning outside ATMs. Most of them were daily labourers who were out of cash and needed money even for their daily needs. Most ATMs ran out of cash within 2-3 hours of

Serpentine queues outside bank branches in Punjab

Chandigarh: The majority of bank branches and post offices in Punjab, Haryana and UT Chandigarh witnessed serpentine queues of customers for the second successive day today to get the new denomination currency. Distress among citizens increased today as a large number of ATMs continue to remain closed due to non-availability of cash. The cash in

UK sees India as largest trading partner outside Europe’

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here on Tuesday said that with UK now looking at the world outside Europe, it is countries like India that it sees as having the potential of becoming its largest trading partner. “UK is looking at a world outside Europe and it sees in countries like India, one

Cong stir outside Badal’s house ‘stage-managed’: AAP

Chandigarh: The AAP on Sunday called the Congress’ three-day sit-in protest in front of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s official residence “stage-managed” and alleged that it had “further established the political collusion” between the party and the ruling SAD-BJP combine in poll-bound Punjab. It accused the Akalis and the Congress of playing a “friendly match”

Punjab Congress finished protest outside CM Residence

Chandigarh: Finally after the state government transferred Ludhiana ADCP-4 Jaswinder Singh, Punjab Congress leaders on Saturday night lifted their dharna outside the CM residence that was in continuation for past three days, since the police booked Congress activists after their clash with the Youth Akali Dal workers in Ludhiana over burning the senior Akali Dal leaders’

Ambika Soni, Rajinder Kaur Bhattal joins Congress protest outside CM residence

Chandigarh: On the third day of the protest by congress leaders outside Punjab CM house, Ambika Soni and former Chief Minister of Punjab- Rajinder Kaur Bhattal and other senior party leaders joined the agitation on Saturday at Chandigarh. However, Ranveet Bittu, Sunil Jakhar among other senior leaders of congress have been continuously sitting on dharna outside

Jantar Mantar outside Badal’s residence: Sit-in continues

Chandigarh: After having passed a night in the open, Congress MPs, legislators and leaders continued with their ‘dharna’ in front of the main entrance of the Punjab Chief Minister’s residence on Friday. The party is protesting the partisan as well as high handed approach of Ludhiana police while dealing with the Congress-Akali Dal workers’ clash

Congress leaders spend night outside Badal’s residence

Chandigarh:  Leaders of the opposition Congress party spent the entire night protesting at the gate of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s official residence here. The protest by the party leaders continued on Friday. The high-security upscale area in Sector 2 where Badal resides was partially blocked owing to the ongoing protest. The protesters increased

Congress activists protest outside CM Badal’s residence

Chandigarh: Protesting for case register against congress leader in Ludhiana, Congress activists today held a protest outside CM Badal’s

Cracker stalls, outside eateries issue to come up in F&CC meet

Chandigarh The Finance and Contracts Committee (F&CC) of Municipal Corporation to take the final call on various issues relating to the stalls to be put up during the festival season. Putting up of cracker stalls, relaxing the norms of putting up table-chairs outside eateries and giving the nod to Plastic to fuel project are on

Sikhs protest outside UN HQ over Indo-Pak tensions

New York: Several members of the Sikh community held a protest outside the UN headquarters here to raise their concerns over the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan and its impact on the lives of the people in Punjab. The ‘Save Punjab Rally’, organised yesterday by rights group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) in collaboration with

Parents and students gather outside ADCP office to seek justice for Atharva

Ludhiana: Many parents and students in the city are seen tensed, as no justice has done yet regarding the matter of DAV Public School (Pakhowal Road) student, Atharva Gupta. Parents and students gathered outside ADCP 3 (Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police) office along with the family of the victim and SOI zonal president Meetpal Singh Dugri

Balochis, Indians protest outside UN against Pakistan

United Nations:Balochis and Indians held protests against Pakistan on Wednesday across the street from the UN office in New York city. Anti-Pakistan NGO, American Friends of Balochistan protested over the repression in the Pakistani province and pleaded for UN intervention to protect the Balochis. About 40 people participated in the demonstration held behind steel barricades