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Punjab government school teachers who stripped girls to check for napkins transferred

Punjab government school teachers who stripped girls to check for napkins transferred

The transfer order was issued by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

Nov 04, 2018, 08:31 AM IST
Teachers strip girls to check for sanitary pads, Punjab CM orders inquiry

Teachers strip girls to check for sanitary pads, Punjab CM orders inquiry

A video clip showed some girls crying and complaining that teachers stripped them on the premises of their school in Kundal village three days back.

Nov 03, 2018, 22:29 PM IST
Harsimrat, Sukhbir Badal detained amid SAD’s protest over 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Harsimrat, Sukhbir Badal detained amid SAD’s protest over 1984 anti-Sikh riots

The march, led by the Badals, began from Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib and the protesters were stopped near Parliament Street police station in central Delhi.

Nov 03, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal protest against 1984 anti-Sikh riots turns violent in Delhi

Shiromani Akali Dal protest against 1984 anti-Sikh riots turns violent in Delhi

Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal was detained following clashes between protestors and cops.

Nov 03, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
China says more talks needed on economic aid for Pakistan

China says more talks needed on economic aid for Pakistan

Pakistan's foreign reserves have plunged 42 percent since the start of the year and now stand at about $8 billion, or less than two months of import cover.

Nov 03, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
After calling it 'trespassing', Railways agrees to probe Amritsar Dussehra train tragedy

After calling it 'trespassing', Railways agrees to probe Amritsar Dussehra train tragedy

The Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety will probe the Amritsar tragedy in which 60 Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a passing train.

Nov 02, 2018, 20:13 PM IST
NASA image points at widespread stubble fire in Punjab, warns of more burning in coming weeks

NASA image points at widespread stubble fire in Punjab, warns of more burning in coming weeks

The space agency warned of more fires in the comings weeks.

Nov 01, 2018, 09:09 AM IST
AAP announces five candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Punjab

AAP announces five candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Punjab

The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday announced the names of five candidates in Punjab who will be contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on party ticket.

Oct 30, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
Amritsar mishap: Navjot Kaur Sidhu was chief guest, how is she guilty? Court asks petitioner

Amritsar mishap: Navjot Kaur Sidhu was chief guest, how is she guilty? Court asks petitioner

The court, while reprimanding the petitioner, said that the petition was completely politically motivated. 

Oct 29, 2018, 14:53 PM IST
As Delhi's air quality worsens, Punjab shuts polluting brick kilns

As Delhi's air quality worsens, Punjab shuts polluting brick kilns

Delhi's air quality has deteriorated steadily for most parts of the month. Can neighbouring states rescue the country's capital this year?

Oct 27, 2018, 07:29 AM IST
Amritsar train tragedy: SAD demands probe by sitting HC judge; statements of victims' kin recorded

Amritsar train tragedy: SAD demands probe by sitting HC judge; statements of victims' kin recorded

SAD has dismissed the magisterial probe ordered by the Punjab governement.

Oct 25, 2018, 23:05 PM IST
Mission coverup: SAD targets Punjab government over Amritsar train mishap

Mission coverup: SAD targets Punjab government over Amritsar train mishap

"CM is abroad, senior leaders who organized the event ran away after the accident."

Oct 22, 2018, 18:42 PM IST
Father Kuriakose Kattuthara's death a pre-planned murder, alleges Kerala nun's brother

Father Kuriakose Kattuthara's death a pre-planned murder, alleges Kerala nun's brother

The brother of the Kerala nun, who was allegedly raped by Bishop Franco Mulakkal, has alleged that the death of Father Kuriakose Kattuthara “is a pre-planned murder”.

Oct 22, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
Will adopt families of those killed in Amritsar train accident, declares Navjot Singh Sidhu

Will adopt families of those killed in Amritsar train accident, declares Navjot Singh Sidhu

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has declared that he will adopt the families of those who died in the Amritsar train tragedy. Making the announcement at a press conference, Sidhu said, “I will

Oct 22, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
Amritsar train tragedy: In hiding, organiser releases video claiming innocence

Amritsar train tragedy: In hiding, organiser releases video claiming innocence

In the video, Saurabh Madan says he is pained by the incident, claiming that he had sought all permissions for the event. He also said that people were repeatedly urged to stay away from the railway

Oct 22, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
Navjot Sidhu questions Centre over Amritsar train mishap, asks why was driver given clean chit

Navjot Sidhu questions Centre over Amritsar train mishap, asks why was driver given clean chit

Railways has said that no action will be taken against the driver of the train as he had managed to slow the train down.

Oct 22, 2018, 15:34 PM IST
Amritsar tragedy: Train driver is lying, say eyewitnesses; slam statements

Amritsar tragedy: Train driver is lying, say eyewitnesses; slam statements

The Amritsar train incident has claimed 61 lives so far.

Oct 22, 2018, 10:55 AM IST
Amritsar mishap: Train driver explains why he kept driving despite knowing people were crushed

Amritsar mishap: Train driver explains why he kept driving despite knowing people were crushed

The Punjab and Railway Police had on Saturday detained the driver of the DMU (diesel multiple unit) at the Ludhiana railway station and questioned him regarding the mishap.

Oct 21, 2018, 16:58 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh asks for socio-economic profile of Amritsar train accident victims

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh asks for socio-economic profile of Amritsar train accident victims

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday ordered the Amritsar administration to make detailed socio-economic profiles of victims who died in the train accident on Friday.

Oct 21, 2018, 15:51 PM IST
Train services resume in Amritsar after over 40 hours of rail mishap

Train services resume in Amritsar after over 40 hours of rail mishap

The railways got the clearance from local authorities at 12:30 pm, the spokesperson said.

Oct 21, 2018, 15:30 PM IST

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