Everything you need to know about Jind Patiala Chowk: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Jind Patiala Chowk: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) With the incidence of cancer in the Bathinda belt of south-west Punjab growing over the years, the Punjab government Tuesday asked the Mumbai-based Tata Memorial Centre to train its doctors and paramedic staff to fight the deadly disease.
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Three political workers - two associated with the Awami National Party (ANP) and one with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) - were shot dead by motorcycle-riding assailants in the port city of Karachi, a media report said.
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A criminal involved in murder and other cases and carrying a bounty of Rs.50,000 was arrested in the city, police said Sunday.
Chandigarh, June 5 (IANS) Former Haryana chief minister and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Om Prakash Chautala, jailed in the teachers recruitment scam, Wednesday addressed party workers in Jind via video-conferencing from Gurgaon's Medanta Hospital.
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Three-time legislator from Chandni Chowk Prahlad Singh Sawhney, has been appointed parliamentary secretary to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, an official statement said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Long ignored, Indian animation has finally come into the limelight with Nikhil Advani's "Delhi Safari", which won the best animated film honour at the 60th National Film Awards. The director says Indian cinema, celebrating 100 years, still doesn't recognise the power of animation.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Ajit Chandila of Rajasthan Royals was about to spot-fix in another Indian Premiere League (IPL) match too for which he had taken Rs.15 lakh from a Punjab-based bookie, police claimed here Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A cash van guard suffered a bullet injury in an accidental fire from his single barrel gun here Monday evening, police said.
Jind (Haryana), May 17 (ANI): Situation in Narwana town of Haryana turned grim, as locals demanded enquiry into the rape of a school girl by the teacher.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Indian boxers are set to begin their 2013 season with a couple of international exposure tours leading up to the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships in June, where the participation of the Indian team has been sanctioned by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Around 200 Sikh protesters were Monday detained near Parliament House after they blocked the high-security Vijay Chowk for over half-an-hour. They were protesting the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Islamabad, May 6 (ANI): Family members and relatives of the victims of the bomb blast, said to have been carried out allegedly by Sarabjit Singh, have strongly condemned the act of the Indian government through which it honoured and called the murdered death-row convict a "hero".
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) A major tragedy was averted Tuesday after an improvised explosive device (IED) was detected and defused on the Srinagar-Muzzafarabad highway on which Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had passed twice during the day, police said.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A middle-aged couple was stabbed to death here by their police constable son, while his wife looked on, following an argument over the victims' interference in his marital affairs, police said Sunday. The accused was arrested.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A middle-aged couple was Sunday brutally stabbed to death by their police constable son here following an argument over the victims' alleged interference in his marital affairs, police said. The accused has been arrested.
Gurgaon, April 19 (IANS) The body of girl born two or three days ago was found near the busy Rajiv Chowk here, police said Friday. Dogs had chewed up parts of the body.
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Navjot Singh Sidhu had a chequered stint with the Indian cricket team. Either he was a plodder or ended up with the 'Sixer Sidhu' sobriquet, given the number of sixes he started hitting late in his career. Once, he even walked out of the team during a series in England. In his political career too, as the MP representing Amritsar in the Lok Sabha, Sidhu has remained close to controversy.
Chandigarh, April 13 (IANS) Haryana has set a target of producing 90 lakh tonnes of wheat this season, a Food Corporation of India (FCI) official said here Saturday.
Jammu, Apr 12 (ANI): Jammu city came alive with enthralling performances by folk artists from the northeast during an event titled 'octave 2013'.
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) Fifty-two intrepid cyclists set out from here Saturday for the second off-road mountain biking adventure race, Shimla Edition 2013, organisers of the event said.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The fast track court hearing Delhi gang-rape case has directed a Tihar Jail official to be personally present in the court Saturday to explain how accused Vinay Sharma fractured his hand and if any action had been taken on his allegations that he had been beaten up.
Chandigarh, April 5 (IANS) Union Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur was at the receiving end of political barbs from her party leaders when her husband and former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh and his son failed to turn up for the first visit of the newly appointed Punjab Congress chief Pratap Singh Bajwa to Patiala town earlier this week.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A week after the murder of BSP leader and business tycoon Deepak Bhardwaj, Delhi Police said Tuesday that the killers were paid Rs.1 crore to eliminate him.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The battle for the women's wrestling continental crown will witness some of the top contenders take to the mats of the K.D. Jadhav Wrestling Stadium at the Asian Wrestling Championship to be held here April 18-22.
Patiala (Punjab), April 2 (IANS) Second-time councillor, 34-year-old Amaninder Singh Bajaj was Tuesday unanimously elected mayor of Punjab's Patiala town.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Four people were arrested Monday in connection with the murder of BSP leader and realtor Deepak Bhardwaj here last week, police said.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday said three people have been detained and one arrested for the murder of BSP leader and business tycoon Deepak Bhardwaj at a farmhouse here last week.
Patiala, Mar 30 (ANI): An on duty policeman died on Friday after he was thrashed by a truck driver near Sidhuwal village of Patiala, as he signalled a speeding truck to stop at a check point.
Patiala (Punjab), March 30 (IANS) A Punjab Police officer on traffic duty during a VIP visit who was allegedly assaulted by a truck driver Friday night here has died, police said Saturday.
New Delhi/Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) Two days after realtor and former BSP leader Deepak Bhardwaj was killed at his Delhi farmhouse, Delhi Police picked up three persons and recovered a car from Haryana's Jind, police sources said Thursday.
New Delhi, Mar.27 (ANI): Delhi Police have reportedly claimed to have located the car that was used by two persons to escape after killing politician Deepak Bhardwaj at his farmhouse in the city's Nitesh Kunj area.
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Hundreds of passengers had a difficult time here Monday as trains on Delhi Metro's Blueline going towards Dwarka Sector 21 slowed down due to a technical snag at Dwarka metro station.
Chandigarh, March 23 (IANS) In Haryana's hinterland, not just lawmakers and law-enforcing agencies deal with law. Diktats, many of them strange ones, keep coming from all quarters. The recent ones have been about stopping girls from wearing skirts to schools and prohibiting them from dancing and even banning chowmein.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old married woman involved in a matrimonial discord case complained that her husband and three others, including an advocate, gang-raped her in a lawyer's chamber in a court complex here, police said Tuesday.
Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) A senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer in Punjab, on the run for a few months, was arrested by the vigilance bureau for his alleged involvement in a Rs.250 crore land scam in the state's Patiala district, police said Friday.
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) An election official in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province was Tuesday shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen in Quetta city, a media report said.
Patiala (Punjab), March 11 (IANS) A special court here Monday sentenced a Punjab Police officer to 10 years rigorous imprisonment after convicting him of involvement in a staged shootout case.
Patiala/Chandigarh, Mar. 10 (ANI): Ram Singh, a super heavyweight boxer and friend of Olympic bronze-medalist Vijender Singh, has been expelled from the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala after he admitted to taking drugs.
Chandigarh, Mar 10 (ANI): In a massive blow to boxer Vijender Singh, his friend Ram Singh has claimed that the Olympic bronze-medalist consumed drugs with him on a few occasions but insisted that the duo mistook the contraband for food supplements.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Deborah was in contention for another medal in the junior girls category while Jashnjeet Kaur missed out on a bronze on Day 2 of the Asian Cycling Championships here Friday.
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) The men in khaki, it would seem, are hellbent on denting the image of police - and even the state - as happened during the 1980s and early 1990s at the height of terrorism in Punjab.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Manipuri social activist Irom Sharmila, on a fast for about 12 years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, Monday refused to plead guilty to attempting suicide in a Delhi court which framed charges against her.
A Delhi Court on Monday framed charges against Irom Chanu Sharmila, popularly known as ?Iron Lady? for allegedly attempting to commit suicide during her 'fast until death' in 2006 as she has been on a fast for about 12 years over a demand for repealing the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Manipur........................
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Social activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on fast for about 12 years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Monday refused to plead guilty to attempting suicide and a Delhi court framed charges against her.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance minister P. Chidambaram Thursday allocated Rs.1,219 crore to the ministry of youth affairs and sports for 2013-14, an increase of Rs.214 crore from the last financial year.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday presented the Union Budget for fiscal 2013-14 in Parliament today.
Gurgaon, Feb 27 (IANS) Two people were killed and another was injured in a drunken brawl here, police said Wednesday.
Shimla, Feb 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday directed the state government to maintain the status quo on the land allotted to yoga guru Baba Ramdev, the possession of which it has taken back.
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) Embarrassed by the controversy around its mayor in Patiala after he was named in a murder case, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Monday asked him to resign from his post.
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Monday moved the Himachal Pradesh High Court over the state government's action to take back possession of a chunk of prime land allotted to it in 2010 by the then BJP government.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prashita Chaudhary, who is the co-producer of Emraan Hashmi's debut Hollywood project, hopes to integrate the world cinema with Indian movies with her yet-to-be-titled film.
Patiala, Feb 23 (IANS) The mayor of Punjab's Patiala city and his son were Saturday booked for the mysterious death of his daughter-in-law, police said.
New Deli, Feb 23 (IANS) The dead body of a 48-year-old Delhi Police constable, who had gone missing four days ago, was found here Saturday morning, police said.
Shimla, Feb 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Thursday said there was no ban on the entry of yoga guru Baba Ramdev in the state.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Delhi Metro saw a huge rush of commuters during office hours Wednesday due to the nationwide strike, leading to delays and chaos.
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Thirty lives have been lost in Haryana this year to the H1N1 swine flu virus, health officials said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) It is easy to find humour in "dingy" courtrooms of the country, says journalist-turned-director Subhash Kapoor, whose upcoming project "Jolly L.L.B." takes a satirical look at the "realities of Indian judiciary".
Chandigarh, Feb 12 (IANS) To give a boost to urban infrastructure, the Punjab government Tuesday announced that 50 new urban estates would be established in the state.
New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh on Tuesday appealed to the Centre to take cognisance of Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik sharing stage with 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed very seriously.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A 24-year-old newly married woman who had gone missing Sunday evening from the highly congested Chandni Chowk Metro Station here was recovered Monday evening, police said, adding that she was unhappy in her marriage.
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Three men from Howrah involved in providing arms and ammunition to the Maoists were arrested here, police said Sunday.
Itanagar, Feb. 6 (ANI): Though Arunachal's golden boy Yukar Sibi and talented lifters like Sorum Hitlar Tagru and Kojum Taba have won laurels for India by winning medals at international and national weightlifting events, regrettably, they have been dumped by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) after they received grievous injuries during training at the National Institute of Sports (NIS).
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) Defending men's champions Punjab Police shrugged off the shock defeat to Indian Air Force late Wednesday night by defeating Captains Club (Delhi) 74-53 in the Federation Cup basketball tournament here Thursday.
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) Giving a strong second-half performance, ONGC opened their campaign in the 27th Federation Cup basketball tournament with a commanding 83-56 win over South Central Railway here Wednesday.
The Beating Retreat ceremony - a military ceremony held on marking the end of Republic Day celebrations - will be held today at Vijay Chowk, New Delhi amid tight security..........................
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Elaborate security and traffic arrangements have been made for the Beating Retreat ceremony in New Delhi today, marking the end of Republic Day celebrations.
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Shops and businesses remained closed in city centre Lal Chowk and adjacent areas Monday to remember the 1990 killings of 40 protesters in Gaw Kadal area of the city in firing by security forces.
Gurgaon, Jan 17 (IANS) Four autorickshaw drivers were arrested here Thursday for molesting and robbing a woman in a three-wheeler, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Delhi Metro Thursday felicitated eight volunteers for their services in spreading civic sense among commuters.
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) At least 90 people were killed and over 260 injured Thursday in four blasts - three of them in Quetta - in Pakistan's Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa provinces Thursday.
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) At least 56 people, including a journalist and a senior police official, were killed and over 160 injured as two back-to-back bomb blasts hit Pakistan's Quetta city Thursday evening, Geo News reported.
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Erstwhile royal families have closely guarded culinary secrets of their kitchens like treasures down the ages. But the struggle to keep the estates sustainable is forcing the descendents to open up.
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Protests against violence on women continued in the national capital Monday, a day after the city's gang-rape victim was cremated under heavy security.
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) Days after a teenaged gang-rape victim in Patiala district committed suicide after she was repeatedly called to the police station and asked uncomfortable questions, the Punjab government Monday ordered that no complainant of gender-related cases would be called to police stations in future.
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): In view of security restrictions in the area, entry into and exit from the Rajiv Chowk, Barakhamba Road and Patel Chowk Metro stations will be closed from 7:30 p.m. on New Year's Eve today.
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Students and women Monday continued their protests in the Indian capital against violence on women, a day after the city's gang-rape victim was cremated under heavy security.
New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Ten Metro stations in Central Delhi have been closed down on Sunday as well to prevent the agitators from reaching India Gate and Raisina Hill, the epicentre of the protests against the brutal gang-rape.
Patiala (Punjab), Dec 29 (IANS) The Punjab Police Saturday arrested its dismissed police officer for his role in the abetment to suicide of a teenaged rape victim of Patiala district.
Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday urges people to respect the dignity of women and follow the laws of the land. He also expressed his grief over the death of a 23-year old paramedical student, who had been brutally raped and sexually assaulted with iron rod, today morning died in Singapore, where she had been shifted for multi organ surgeries on Wednesday from Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital..................
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) A Punjab Police official, who was dismissed from service Thursday, was Friday booked for abetment to suicide of a teenaged gang-rape victim who committed suicide after the police failed to register a case.
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) Coming down heavily on Punjab Police for insensitivity in dealing with an 18-year-old gang-rape victim, leading her to commit suicide, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Friday directed the state police to file a status report before it.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Friday informed to a Delhi court that it preserves the CCTV footage only for seven days and after that it is erased automatically.....................
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (ANI): The chief of Punjab Police went on the defensive in connection with the Patiala gang-rape incident after the high court served a notice on his force on Friday, and admitted that the incident has been handled unprofessionally.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday directed Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to preserve the CCTV footage of two metro stations on the pleas of two brothers accused in a constable's death.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Filing its report on pleas of two accused in a Delhi Police constable's death, Delhi Metro Friday said its CCTV footage can be preserved for seven days only, after which it is erased automatically.
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (ANI): Taking suo moto cognizance of the Patiala rape case, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice to the state police and ordered it to submit a detailed report on the case.
Patiala, Dec 28 (ANI): A rape victim committed suicide in Punjab after the police adopted a lackluster attitude and failed to act on her complaint at an appropriate time.
5 of the 9 Delhi Metro stations, which had been shut down to curb the flow of protesters to India Gate were opened on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) A constable brutally attacked during gang-rape protests here succumbed to his injuries Tuesday, shattering his family and colleagues, even as the young rape victim battled for life for the ninth straight day.
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Reports of dog and donkey meat being used to prepare chicken feed in factories in Lahore has caused an outrage among residents in the Pakistani metropolis.
Chandigarh, Dec 23 (IANS) Farmers in agrarian state Punjab are richer by over Rs.16,028 crore with a bumper paddy crop this season, a state government spokesman said here Sunday.
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Director Ashish R. Mohan of "Khiladi 786" fame has been roped in to helm a film chronicling the life of mafia don Babloo Srivastava.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) After the Oscar-winning "The Hurt Locker" on the Iraq war, Katheryn Bigelow now brings one of the world's greatest manhuts in "Zero Dark Thirty", key sequences of which have beeen shot in India. Though the director admits it is a sensitive topic as it involves Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, she says it "has been sensibly and cautiously made".
Jind (Haryana), Dec. 16 (ANI): Seven people have died and nine others were injured in a road accident in Jind district of Haryana after two vehicles collided due to poor visibility, as thick fog enveloped many parts of the region on Sunday.
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Five people were arrested here and fake Indian currency with face value of over Rs.20 lakh seized from them, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Two people were killed when a mini-truck and an autorickshaw collided here due to fog, police said.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the city government about the basis for its decision to reshuffle sub-divisions in two districts for the purpose of hearing of court cases.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) A fire broke out in a public sector bank in east Delhi Tuesday, officials said. No one was injured.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Jitendra Singh on Friday announced suspension of Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) and Archery Association of India (AAI) with immediate effect.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): The International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) provisionally suspended the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) late on Thursday possible manipulation of the recent IABF's election two days after the suspension of Indian Olympic Association.