Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar (File Photo/IANS)

Hooda owns assets worth Rs 6.67 cr, Khattar just Rs 94 lakh

Chandigarh: While his main political opponent and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar declared assets of Rs 94 lakh, Congress leader and two-time former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday declared assets of Rs 6.67 crore. In the election affidavit, Hooda, the Congress’ de facto Chief Ministerial candidate, has declared movable assets of Rs […]

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Sacked BSF trooper to now contest against Haryana CM Khattar

Chandigarh: Sacked BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav, who had sought to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2019 general elections, on Monday said he will contest against Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in the October 21 Assembly polls. Yadav, who had on Sunday joined regional political outfit Indian National Lok Dal’s breakaway faction, […]

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Terror module busted in Punjab, 4 nabbed with AK-47s

Chandigarh: In another major crackdown on terror, the Punjab Police has busted a module of the revived Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF), the Pakistan-backed and Germany-based militant group that was conspiring to unleash a series of terrorist strikes in Punjab and adjoining states. The police said on Sunday thgat it has seized a huge cache of arms, […]

Ex-Pak Hindu lawmaker seeks political asylum in India (Photo: IANS)

Former Hindu lawmaker from Pak PM Imran Khan’s party seeks political asylum in India

Chandigarh: Former Hindu lawmaker from Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Baldev Kumar, on Tuesday sought political asylum from New Delhi. He is staying with his wife Bhavana and two children in his in-laws house in Punjab’s Khanna town for over a month. “Minorities in Pakistan are not feeling secure and they have been denied […]

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Punjab’s cracker factory was running illegally: Police

Chandigarh: The firecracker manufacturing unit in a densely-populated residential area in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district that claimed 23 lives was running illegally and its licence to manufacture crackers was expired in 2013, Senior Superintendent of Police Upinderjit Singh Ghumman said on Thursday. “We didn’t know about the (operation of the) factory. The licence of the factory was […]