Mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq brought to Amritsar; families asked not to open coffins

Although 39 Indians were killed as the Islamic State took over Mosul in June 2014, the mortal remains of 38 were brought back as the identification of one body is still pending.

02 Apr 2018

Mayawati hints that BJP might go in for early Lok Sabha elections after their defeat in bypolls

Mayawati went on to say that the saffron party might hold the general elections along with forthcoming assembly elections in seven to eight states.

15 Mar 2018

With Lt Gen Vats as it’s nominee for Rajya Sabha, BJP tries to woo Jats, Brahmins and military veterans

With assembly as well as general elections closing in, Haryana's BJP tries hard to voo 'angered' Jats, military veterans and Brahmins by announcing Lt Gen DP Vats (Retd) as it’s Rajya Sabha candidate

12 Mar 2018

Canadian PM Trudeau, family pay obeisance at Golden temple wearing traditional Punjabi clothes

Trudeau and his family landed at the Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport here from Mumbai and headed straight for the shrine to offer prayers.

21 Feb 2018

Punjab CM raises Khalistan issue with Trudeau; gets assurance that Canada did not support any separatist movement

Amarinder had refused to meet Canadian defence minister last year and even dubbed him and other ministers of Punjab-origin in the Trudeau government as Khalistani sympathisers.

21 Feb 2018

Wildlife numbers on the rise in Punjab

In news that will hearten animal lovers and conservationists, the wildlife population in Punjab is on the rise.

04 Feb 2018

Kashmiri students assault: Three of six accused arrested

Out of the six people who are accused in connection with the assault of Kashmiri students in Haryana's Mahendergarh have been arrested.

04 Feb 2018

In the heart of Jatland, Haryana villages pad up to strike at stigma of periods

A real-life Pad-Man from Haryana’s Jind district is working to boost menstrual hygiene in the state at a time when almost 88 per cent women in India cannot afford to buy sanitary napkins.

24 Dec 2017

BJP top brass will take call on Himachal chief minister

The five-time legislator Jairam Thakur is emerging as the frontrunner in the race as there is a kind of consensus building on his name.

22 Dec 2017

If Himachal continues its regime-change trend, it’s time for the lotus to bloom

The party that bags the maximum number of seats in lower Himachal Pradesh – in the districts of Kangra, Hamirpur, Bilaspur, Una, Solan and parts of Mandi – is expected to from the next government in t

17 Dec 2017

Anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar, Jagdish Tytler face assassination threat, say Punjab Police

The Punjab Police have received alerts that Congress leaders Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler and six other leaders are on the hit-list of Sikh radicals and face assassination threat.

15 Nov 2017

Now smog over Chandigarh; pollution levels soar 341 per cent higher than annual average

Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee's member secretary P J S Dadwal said this is the first time that Chandigarh has pollution of such levels.

10 Nov 2017

Air pollution: Punjab CM requests PM Modi to convene meeting for CMs of affected states

Singh has also again sought compensation from the PM for farmers for crop residue management to check the dangerous trend of stubble burning.

10 Nov 2017

It's a family matter: Congress bypasses own policy to give ticket to Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh's son

Sources said that Vikramaditya, who has been given the much-coveted Shimla (rural) seat, had gone to Delhi on Saturday to lobby for the decision.

23 Oct 2017

Honeypreet’s ex-husband accuses Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim of jail murder plot

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s former associates continued to spill the beans on the goings in his sect.

23 Sep 2017