Opium farming racket busted in Punjab's Fazilka, one held

India, March 19 -- The Border Security Force (BSF) and Punjab Police have busted a racket of illegal opium cultivation in Fazilka district and arrested a person. Varinder Brar, the senior superintend... Read More

Central University of Punjab honours NSA Ajit Doval with D Litt

India, March 19 -- National security adviser Ajit Doval was honoured with a doctorate degree in literature (D Litt) at Central University of Punjab in Bathinda on Tuesday. Doval, who has made a signi... Read More

Election Commission appoints Sanjay Mukherjee as the new DGP of West Bengal

India, March 19 -- The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday replaced Vivek Sahay with Sanjay Mukherjee as the new director general of police (DGP) of West Bengal, officials in the state said.... Read More

Congress moves Delhi HC against Income Tax assessment proceedings

India, March 19 -- The Congress on Tuesday moved the Delhi high court challenging the Income Tax department's order to reopen assessment proceedings against it. Advocate Prasanna S, appearing for the ... Read More

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on March 19

India, March 19 -- Hayavadana Where: Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts, 4, Safdar Hashmi Marg When: March 19 Timing: 8pm Entry: www.bookmyshow.com Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House (Blue & Yel... Read More

Sukhbir asks five AAP ministers fighting polls to quit Punjab cabinet

India, March 19 -- Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday asked the five candidates fielded by the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for the Lok Sabha polls to quit the cabinet f... Read More

Haryana cabinet expansion today; CM Saini sure of perfect 10 for BJP

India, March 19 -- Haryana chief minister Nayab Singh Saini, who will be expanding his cabinet in Chandigarh on Tuesday evening, expressed confidence that the people of Haryana would ensure the BJP re... Read More

Woman jumps to death from 14th floor in Gurugram's Sector-65

India, March 18 -- A 27-year-old woman allegedly jumped to death from the 14th floor of a residential building located in Sector-65, police said on Monday. According to the police, the woman had been... Read More

Satyendar Jain returns to Delhi's Tihar jail after SC rejects his plea for bail

India, March 18 -- Former Delhi minister Satyendar Jain returned to Tihar jail on Monday evening, hours after the Supreme Court refused to grant the senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader regular bail in... Read More

UP Board Answer Sheets Evaluation: Teachers boycott evaluation in 13 districts

India, March 18 -- Teachers assigned to evaluate high school and intermediate examination answer sheets of the UP Board boycotted work at 34 centres in 13 districts on Monday. This protest comes in re... Read More