Archive News of March 26, 2019
Prominent BJP leaders not contesting Lok Sabha polls

NEW DELHI: For the last few decades, they were the BJP's prominent faces and voices in the Lower House of Parliament but now their voices would not be heard in the 17th Lok Sabha which is to be constituted after the May 23 results.

Haryana Police seizes 37.5 kg opium plants, 7 gram heroin

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Police has arrested a person on the charges of growing opium plants in his fields at village Dhani Bahia in district Sirsa and recovered 37.5 kg green opium plants and 1.2 kg doda post.

Govt. should order immediately resumption of int’l flights from Amritsar to Birmingham: Jai Kishan Rori

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has expressed its deep shock and anguish over the decision on part of the Air India for diverting the Delhi-Amritsar International air flights from Delhi International Air Port, stating that the lopsided decision have left thousands of beneficiaries in a quandary.

ECI issues procedure for transportation of cash scrupulously

CHANDIGARH: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued Standard Operating procedure (SOP) for transportation of cash scrupulously during the Model Code of Conduct.

SAD expells Tejinderpal Sandhu who joined Congress

PATIALA: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today disclosed that former Sanour based leader Tejinderpal Singh Sandhu, who had joined the Congress party, had been expelled from the SAD in the run up to the 2017 assembly elections.

Mad Rush to Canada Adversely Affecting Punjab: Dosanjh

AMRITSAR: Former Premier of British Columbia, Canada, Ujjwal Dosanjh today said that the `mad rush’ of the youth to Canada was adversely affecting Punjab. He said the large scale brain drain and losing of the agile work force will have far-reaching socio-economic and cultural ramifications for the Punjabi society.

Punjab government responsible for deaths due to drug over doze: Principal Budhram

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had slammed the captain Amrinder Singh Government for sleeping over the rising incidents of drug addiction, especially among the youth in the state, leading to deaths due to over doze.

Pakistani Hindu girls be sent to their homes: Sushma

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that the two Hindu girls, who were reportedly kidnapped in Pakistan and forced to convert, should be restored to their families immediately.

China destroys maps showing Arunachal as India's

Chinese authorities have destroyed 30,000 world maps for showing Arunachal Pradesh as part of India and also referring to Taiwan as a country.

Punjab vigilance nabs revenue patwari for taking bribe

State Vigilance Bureau nabbed a Revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 3,000.

Lalu Prasad's RJD losing ground in Jharkhand

There was a time when prominent leaders of the UPA in Jharkhand would often visit RJD chief Lalu Prasad but now the party has been left fending for itself in the state.

Rathore's 7 queries to Rahul ahead of Rajasthan visit

Ahead of Congress President Rahul Gandhi's visit to Rajasthan on Tuesday, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore demanded answers to seven questions, including loan waivers and the Balakot airstrike.

Goa Minister slams coalition ally for taking on BJP

Amid brewing discontent in Goa's ruling coalition, Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude on Tuesday said that leaders of the ruling alliance party, the MGP, play the role of 'jokers' in a pack of cards.

Pulwama attack triggers dangers of virtual SIMs

 As reports emerged of the suicide bomber behind the Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir using virtual SIMs for communication with his handlers, the country woke up to the dangers of allowing these kinds of app-based communication services.

Happy to see PSU banks bailing out Jet: Mallya

Fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya on Tuesday said he was happy to see that public sector banks have bailed out Jet Airways, wishing the same was done for his now defunct Kingfisher Airlines.

Advani, Joshi refused to contest polls: Vijayvargiya

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya here on Tuesday said party's former Presidents Murli Manohar Joshi and Lal Krishna Advani themselves refused contest the Lok Sabha polls this time.

Travel to Dehradun, Mussoorie and Dhanaulti

It was the eve of our friend's birthday, and we decided to take him on a weekend getaway. There were four of us planning to go on this trip. After long discussions and debates, we chose to travel through Dehradun, Mussoorie and Dhanaulti. We booked a hotel in the business and shopping hub of Dehradun, Rajpur road 30 km from the airport. We planned to make it a road trip once we reach Dehradun.

Priyanka starts 2nd leg of UP campaign on Wednesday

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi will kick off the second leg of her three-day Lok Sabha election campaign in Uttar Pradesh from Amethi on Wednesday.

Kingmaker Lalu Yadav's RJD losing ground in Jharkhand

There was a time when prominent leaders of the UPA in Jharkhand would visit RJD chief Lalu Yadav often but now the party is left fending for itself in the state.

Haryana Speaker accepts Abhay Chautala's resignation

Haryana Speaker Kunwar Pal Gujar on Tuesday accepted the resignation of Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Abhay Singh Chautala, who last week resigned as the Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly.

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