Chandigarh , August 10: A Chandigarh court on Thursday sent Vikas Barala and his friend Ashish Kumar, who were accused in a stalking case, to two-day police custody.
On August 5, Vikas Barala, Haryana Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief...
Chandigarh (Haryana) , Aug 05 : The victim, who was allegedly stalked by HaryanaBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Subhash Barala's son Vikas yesterday, thanked Chandigarh Police for rescuing her on time, and pointed out that if she...
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , July 16 : The Indian Air Force's (IAF) Mi-17 V5 detachment of Op-Triveni under Central Air Command, based at Raipur was on Sunday tasked for the rescue and relief operations in flood-affected Rayagada district of...
Chandigarh, Jul 12 : The Punjab Police has busted a
"terror" module involved in serious crimes, including the
killing of Dera Sacha Sauda follower and a religious preacher
in Rajasthan, by arresting two of its members, a state
Chandigarh, Jul 9 : The arrival of southwest monsoon
in Punjab, most parts of Haryana and Chandigarh may have got a
bit delayed but conditions are favourable that it would pick
up in a couple of days, a senior Met department official...
Chandigarh, Jul 6: The Centre has approved renaming
of Ganda and Kinnar villages in Fatehabad and Hisar districts
Union Ministry of Home Affairs has approved the renaming
of two villages in Haryana, an official spokesman said...
Chandigarh, Jul 6: Haryana government received Rs
2,331 crore in tax arrears from 1,874 dealers in the state
under the One-Time Settlement Scheme for recovery of pending
dues, Finance Minister Abhimanyu said today.
He said the government...
Chandigarh, Jul 6 : Haryana Director General of
Police B S Sandhu today said strict action would be taken
against police personnel who are found helping criminals.
The state police chief said action has already been
initiated some such...
Chandigarh, Jul 5 : The Haryana government today
announced that it will give Rs one lakh cash reward to
informers providing credible information about anyone involved
in chain and purse snatching in the state.
A decision to this effect was...
Chandigarh, Jul 4: Femina Miss India World 2017
Manushi Chhillar called on Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal
Khattar here today.
Congratulating Manushi, the chief minister expressed hope
that she would again make the state and the nation...
Chandigarh, Jul 4 : The students of government
schools in Haryana will get purified drinking water from next
year as the Manohar Lal Khattar dispensation has decided to
install reverse osmosis systems on all school premises of...
Chandigarh, June 22 : In the Punjab assembly on Thursday, when the lawmaker of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) alleged that his turban was bolted by the marshals pushing him out of the house. You MLA Peermal Singh Dhaula got out of the house for a turban in...
Chandigarh, June 13 : Putting an end to speculation,
former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said
that he is not in a race to become the country's next
When a reporter asked that his name was doing the rounds
Chandigarh, June 13 : Three gangsters allegedly
committed suicide when they found themselves surrounded by
Punjab and Haryana police in a village in Haryana's Sirsa
district today, police said.
On a tip off, the gangsters were traced to a...
Chandigarh, June 7 (PTI) Moderate to heavy rains lashed
several places in Punjab and few parts of Haryana today,
providing relief to people from sweltering heat.
Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, was
also lashed by rains since...
Chandigarh, Jun 1 (PTI) Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha
today said ensuring quality school education to every child
was a priority for the Central government.
The minister of state for human resource development,
who was speaking at a regional...
Dhanora (Chhattisgarh) , May 31 : An encounter, which was underway between security forces and Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur since today morning, has ended without any casualties.
Teams from the Special Task Force (STF) and the District...
Chandigarh, May 30 The Punjab cabinet today
gave its formal nod to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder
Singh's promise to scrap 'kurki', a practice under which
mortagaged land is auctioned to recover loans.
The cabinet decision comes in the...
Jhorigaon (Chhattisgarh) , May 30 : A group of Naxals burned an empty private bus, travelling from Chhattisgarh's Dhanora area to Orchha area, four kilometers away from a police station, in opposition against construction of roads in Jhorigaon...
Chandigarh, May 22 (PTI) Over 57 per cent students of
class 10 passed the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB)
exams, the results of which were declared today.
The girls outshone boys in the exam with a pass
percentage of 63.97 per cent as...
Chandigarh, May 22 (PTI) After facing a drubbing in the
Punjab assembly polls earlier this year, the Aam Aadmi Party
has commenced restructuring of its state unit from top to
"All the volunteers who had done excellent...
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh being greeted by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh as Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar looks on during the 28th meeting of the northern zonal council in Chandigarh on Friday. PTI
Sukma (Chhattisgarh) , May 4 : The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police apprehended four suspected Naxals in connection with the deadly Sukma attack.
One of the four arrested is a juvenile. The arrested suspects have been...
Chandigarh, Apr 21 (PTI) Two youths were shot dead by
unidentified men in separate incidents in Jind and Sonepat
districts of Haryana over old enmity, police said here today.
In a first incident, 20-year-old youth identified as
Lucky, was shot...
Chandigarh, Apr 19 (PTI) The Punjab government today
decided to scrap the controversial Khalsa University Act,
2016, to protect the heritage status of the 125-year-old
A decision to this effect was taken by the state...
Chandigarh, Apr 19 (PTI) The Punjab Cabinet today
approved fresh mine auctions through progressive e-bidding to
boost the state revenue and bring greater transparency into
the mining sector.
The decision will bring to an end the earlier...
Chandigarh, Apr 15 (PTI) Intense heat wave conditions
today swept parts of Haryana and Punjab, with Narnaul being
the hottest place in he region recording a maximum temperature
of 44 degrees Celsius.
Narnaul in Haryana sizzled eight degrees...
Chandigarh, Apr 11 (PTI) City-based Hartek Power today
said its solar grid EPC order size increased by 733 per cent
to 1,025 MW in 2016-17, compared to 123 MW orders in the
The 1,025-MW solar grid EPC (engineering, procurement...
Chandigarh, Apr 10 (PTI) Haryana's Panchkula district will
be the first in the state where Registration Certificates (RC)
for new vehicles and high security number plates will be made
available at the dealer point.
The Panchkula Regional...
out: Sarabjit's sister
Chandigarh, Apr 10 (PTI) Dalbir Kaur, the sister of
Sarabjit Singh, who died in a Pakistan jail in 2013, has said
that India should approach the International Court of Justice
and ensure that the death sentence awarded...
Chandigarh, Apr 3 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder
Singh today directed officials to clear pension arrears till
March 31 of existing 19.08 lakh beneficiaries and undertake
detailed scrutiny to eliminate fake or undeserving candidates.
In Punjab, the representatives of Punjab Hotels
Association termed the ban as "great setback" for the
hospitality sector and urged the Congress-led state government
to change the nomenclature of highways.
"We have requested the government to...
Jalandhar, Apr 3 (PTI) A Powercom storeroom on the
Pathankot by-pass was gutted in a major fire today, fire
brigade officials said.
No casualty was reported but oil drums, transfer and
electricity wires were destroyed in the fire, said...
Chandigarh, Mar 29 (PTI) As many as 1,170 primary schools
in Punjab are running with single teacher and 572 upper
primary schools with less than three teachers, according
to the CAG report tabled in the State Assembly here today.
Chandigarh, Mar 23 (PTI) The first session of the 15th
Punjab assembly will commence here tomorrow.
Newly elected members will be administered oath on March
24 and March 27 by pro-tem Speaker Rana KP Singh of the
The election of the...
govt aided colleges
Chandigarh, Mar 21 (PTI) From April 1, 'Aadhar' enabled
biometric attendance will become mandatory for teachers and
other employees in all the government aided colleges of
Principals of government aided colleges...
Chandigarh, Mar 18 (PTI) Two days after taking over the
reins of power in Punjab, the new Congress government under
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today started work on the
state's development agenda at its first cabinet meeting,
The decision seeks to implement the Congress' pre-poll promise to waive off all farm loans in the state after coming to power, and was taken at the first meeting of the newly-constituted Council of Ministers, chaired by Chief Minister Capt...
Chandigarh/ New Delhi , Mar. 17 (ANI): Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been inducted as a Cabinet Minister in the Captain Amarinder Singh-led Government in Punjab, on Friday courted a controversy when he said that he will continue to...
Chandigarh, Mar 6 (PTI) The minimum temperature in most
parts of Punjab and Haryana remained below normal today with
Amritsar being the coldest place after recording a low of 5.5
The mercury hovered between one degree below...
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (PTI) Taking serious note of thecirculation of a "fake letter" on social media, AAP todayfiled a complaint with the Election Commission seeking itsrecommendation to DGP Punjab to register criminal case againstthose who are...