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Delhi man stabs neighbour to death over suspicions of ‘black magic’

The murderer and the victim were neighbours in Surhera village of Jaffarpur Kalan, a neighbourhood adjacent to west Delhi’s Dwarka

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Updated on Aug 08, 2023 11:47 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi to open no-confidence motion debate in Lok Sabha

Starting Tuesday, the Lok Sabha is set to witness a fierce debate on the no-confidence motion against the BJP-led central government

Gandhi will open the discussion while party MPs Gaurav Gogoi, Manish Tewari and Deepak Baij are likely to speak after him. (Reuters photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 11:47 AM IST

Manipur schools for Class IX to XII will resume normal classes from Aug 10

After closing down for 2 months in view of the on-going ethnic violence, all classes for Class IX to XII in the schools in Manipur will resume from August 10.

Manipur schools for Class IX to XII will resume normal classes from Aug 10
Published on Aug 08, 2023 11:31 AM IST
By, Imphal

Chhattisgarh govt starts process to implement 58% quota for backward classes

The cabinet chaired by chief minister Bhupesh Baghel decided to implement 58% reservation in admissions as per the top court’s interim order dated 1 May 2023

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 11:04 AM IST

Bhupesh Baghel writes to PM Modi over irregular train operations in Chhattisgarh

Baghel claimed that the Railways cancelled several trains without any information, making it difficult for passengers commuting in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel. (Twitter Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 10:17 AM IST

Chitra alleges ‘pick-and-choose’ during Ambala Cantt demolition drive

During her meeting with the Ambala DC, Sarwara alleged that no time or notices were given to the aggrieved parties during the drives that were carried out last week

During the drive on August 3, Ambala MC officials, including executive officer Jarnail Singh and secretary Rajesh Kumar, had to face the wrath of the shopkeepers. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:49 AM IST
By, Ambala

Chandigarh MC to join ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ campaign

A meeting was held on Monday to chalk out the plans, chaired by Chandigarh mayor Anup Gupta, presided over by deputy commissioner Vinay Partap Singh and MC commissioner Anindita Mitra, and attended by councillors and senior MC officers

The Chandigarh municipal commissioner said MC will start “Vasudha Vandhan” programme from August 9 by planting saplings. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:41 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Mohali: Qaumi Insaaf Morcha to observe August 15 as ‘Black Day’

During the march on August 15, morcha activists will carry black and saffron flags to protest against Punjab government’s failure to secure the release of Sikh prisoners who have completed their sentences

Since January 7, the morcha has been protesting at Mohali’s YPS Chowk, bringing vehicle movement on the major Chandigarh-Mohali route to a complete halt. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:40 AM IST
By, Mohali

Chandigarh girls shine in roller hockey meet

Runjhun, who is pursuing MBA in Sports Management from Symbiosis International University, was the India team captain; Manika is a student of Sacred Heart School, Sector 26

Manika Mahajan (left) and Runjhun Sharda were part of the Indian team that won the gold medal at the Macau Open Roller Hockey Championship recently. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:40 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Panchkula: Private school put on notice for expelling Class-4 student over fee dispute

Family of the Class 4 student alleged that the school staff mistreated the child in front of all students by not checking her notebooks and not allowing her to sit in exams

The Panchkula Child Welfare Committee on Monday asked the Panchkula deputy commissioner to depute officials to investigate the matter and send an action-taken report with the name and phone number of the deputed official within three days. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:38 AM IST
By, Panchkula

Caller claiming to be gangster’s brother threatens Kalka bizman

In his complaint, Prabhat Negi told the police that around 8 pm on August 3, he received a threatening WhatsApp message from an international number

Police have registered a case under Section 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code at the Pinjore police station. (iStock)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:34 AM IST
By, Panchkula

Protesting Powercom, Transco workers try to gherao minister’s office in Kharar

Their attempt, however, was thwarted by police that were deployed in heavy numbers; subsequently, the protesters staged a demonstration near the Bhago Majra toll plaza, highlighting their long-standing demand for service regularisation

Members of the Powercom and Transco Contract Workers’ Union holding a protest near Bhago Majra toll plaza in Kharar. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:32 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Modifications in MD/MS admission process will ensure fairness: Chandigarh health secretary

Candidates of IP Pool eligible under UT Pool will be considered against the UT Pool seats also in case their preferred choice is not available in IP Pool

Chandigarh health secretary Yashpal Garg said the only change made was that an IP Pool candidate will firstly be considered against a seat in the same pool if the desired branch is available. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:32 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh architect dept told to hasten work on Sector-39 grain market

During the meeting of the Chandigarh State Agricultural Marketing Board, the UT adviser asked the UT architect department to relocate the four gas godowns running from the Sector 39 land and consider utilising a portion of nearby temple land for constructing shops

Spread over 75 acres, the market was planned in 2002 to decongest the Sector 26 grain market where there is no more room for expansion. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:29 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Faster sewer cleaning on mind, Chandigarh MC turns to robots

Two Bandicoot sewer-cleaning robots, costing ₹40 lakh each, will clean sewers speedily due to their different sizes and diameters, as per MC officials

Chandigarh mayor Anup Gupta flagging off the fleet of new machinery from the MC office premises in Sector 17 on Monday. (HT)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:28 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

HC orders early removal of structures within 100 m of Chandigarh airport

The order was passed by the high court bench of chief justice RS Jha and justice Arun Palli during resumed hearing of a plea pending since 2015 over infrastructural deficiencies at the Chandigarh airport

As per a 2019 survey, there are 314 structures falling within 100 metres of the airport in Pabhat village under Zirakpur MC. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:25 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh man who stabbed wife to death gets 7-year jail

The court of additional sessions judge Jaibir Singh also imposed a fine of ₹25,000 on Sunny, who was held guilty under Section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code

Sunny was initially booked under Section 302 (murder) of the IPC on the complaint of the woman’s father, Ram Lal. But the court found him guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. (iStockphoto)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:25 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Panchkula woman confronts man for hitting stray dog, beaten up

The woman, Sunita, a resident of Sector 20, told the police that she was sitting in the neighbourhood park with some women around 10.30 pm on August 2, when she saw the man hitting a stray dog

A case under Sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code was registered at the Sector 20 police station in Panchkula. (iStock)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:23 AM IST
By, Panchkula

Chandigarh: Teen held for raping 10-year-old neighbour in Maloya

According to sources, the teenager took the child to a nearby forest area in Maloya, where he raped her, causing excessive bleeding

The victim was rushed to Government Multi-Specialty Hospital, Sector 16, Chandigarh, where she underwent surgery. (iStock)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:22 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Speeding truck leaves taxi driver dead near Zirakpur’s Chhat village

The deceased, Varinder Singh, 37, hailed from Haryana. Police said he was driving from Rajpura to Zirakpur, when a rashly driven truck, coming from Dera Bassi, rammed into his car around 4 am

A case under Sections 279 (rash driving) and 304-A (causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code against the unidentified truck driver has been booked at the Zirakpur police station. (iStock)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:21 AM IST
By, Mohali

Two men murdered during drunken brawls in Manimajra

Liquor vend employee attacks colleague with beer bottle and sharp weapon; mechanic stabs co-worker in the back in another case, say Manimajra police

Police booked both accused under Section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code at the Manimajra police station. (iStock)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:19 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Mansa resident held for killing taxi driver

The taxi driver who was stabbed to death in Mullanpur on July 31 was murdered by a robber, who was planning to snatch his car by posing as a passenger, police said on Sunday after cracking the case

The accused, identified as Raju Singh, hailing from Mansa, has been arrested and the knife used in the crime recovered. (iStock)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:19 AM IST
By, Mohali

2024 polls to decide if country will remain a democracy: Stalin

The 2024 general elections will decide if the country will continue to be a democracy, which is why the Indian National Development Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) has started to raise its voice, said chief minister M K Stalin

Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin and other DMK leaders take part in a peace march to Karunanidhi Memorial on his 5th death anniversary in Chennai on Aug 7. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 01:17 AM IST

Bengaluru: 17-year-old hacked man to death for ‘fame’, held

According to the police, the 17-year-old allegedly hacked to death a 24-year-old hardware shop salesman, Hemanth, on July 31 along with his four associates - who are all juveniles

The police have booked the accused under section 302 (punishment for murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). (HT Archives)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 01:09 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

Probe on to ascertain reason behind water contamination in Chitradurga: Officer

A team of infectious disease experts is in Chitradurga to probe cases of vomiting and diarrhoea reported among people due to consumption of the contaminated water

The officials are yet to ascertain the cause for the contamination of water (HT Archives)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 01:04 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

Find staff responsible for lax pole maintenance: Divisional chief

In a letter to municipal commissioner Inderjeet Singh, Jacob asked him to act against staff responsible for the girl’s death

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Updated on Aug 08, 2023 01:02 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Govt transfers investigation in Udupi washroom case to CID

The decision comes after the Karnataka government appointed S Belliyappa, deputy superintendent of police (SP) of Kundapur, as the new investigation officer (IO) to handle the case

Due to the sensitivity of the case, it has been handed over to the CID for further investigation (ANI)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 01:00 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

Karnataka CM holds meetings with Congress MLAs

The step comes days after a group of legislators expressed their dissatisfaction over alleged negligence and lack of response from cabinet ministers

Siddaramaiah aims to ensure maximum cooperation among the ministers and has received valuable feedback from the MLAs (ANI)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 01:00 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

Karnataka govt forms panels to probe irregularities in BBMP

The move comes amid allegations of corruption by the Opposition against the ruling Congress government in the state.

The complaints are based on irregularities in bill payment, tenders and public works, the order said. (HT Archives)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:56 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

Jammu crime branch arrest two absconders

One accused Bashir Ahmed Mir of Kathpora in Kulgam was arrested from the outskirts of Jammu city for his involvement in defrauding people of their hard earned money after luring them to invest in non banking finance company - Kashmir Valley Finance and Investment Limited

Consequent upon the arrest of the two fraudsters, Jammu crime branch arrested seven absconders in the last eight weeks. (Getty image)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:56 AM IST
By, Jammu
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