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Train passengers have harrowing time in Bihar returning after Holi

Ganesh Upadhyay: Despite having reserved berths, many passengers said they were not able to occupy them, as their berths were taken up by those having unconfirmed tickets. (HT file photo) With festival of colours over and passengers returning to their respective destinations, rush has once again returned to Patna , Rajendra Nagar terminal and Pataliputra […]

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Will take up issue of central status for Panjab University with MHA: V-C

Chandigarh: “The home ministry must see that the UGC has a representative here. They can issue a directive that a UGC official should be an ex-officio member in the senate or the syndicate. We are still short of ex-officio members,” said Prof Grover. (HT File ) At a special senate meeting on Thursday to discuss […]

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Teacher accuses top Railwayofficer of molesting wife

Lucknow: Screenshot of the tweet marked to railway minister. (HT Photo) A teacher from Kushinagar has accused a top railway officer of molesting his wife onboard the Dehradun-bound Rapti-Ganga Express on Wednesday. The teacher, Gaurav Prakash Srivastava, informed railway minister Suresh Prabhu and other top railway officials about the incident through tweets demanding action in the […]

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Chandigarh: Kho-kho player moves court over sexual harassment by coach

Chandigarh: Urging the court to register a first information report (FIR) against the two, court of civil judge Rekha Chaudhary has sought a status report from the women cell of the UT police. The case will now be taken up on April 5.(Representative image ) A female player of the Chandigarh Kho Kho Association has […]

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Chandigarh: To dodge liquor ban, UT renames state highways as district roads

Chandigarh: As per a notification issued nearly 20 years ago, all major roads in the city were state highways and fell within the ambit of the SC judgment. The court had directed all states and union territories to close liquor vends on all national and state highways.(HT File ) In a bid to avoid closure […]

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Emergency services hit at Delhi’s AIIMS as 5,000 nurses go on strike

Anonna Dutt: AIIMS administration have forwarded the demands of the nurses to the health ministry, even though there is no official directive on the allowances yet.(Sushil Kumar / HT photo) Emergency services at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) were hit with 5,000 nurses going on mass casual leave on Friday morning demanding […]

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BJP worker held for sending lewd messages to BJP leader Shaina NC

Jayprakash S Naidu: BJP national spokesperson Shain NC. (HT photo ) Officers from the Cyber police station in Mumbai arrested one person for allegedly sending obscene messages to BJP national spokesperson Shain NC. The arrested accused was identified as Jayantkumar Singh. Ironically, Singh is a BJP worker from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. “I fought for my dignity by […]

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CISF to provide accommodation for visiting kin of women personnel

Faizan Haidar: In order to provide emotional support to women personnel living far away from their family, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has decided to provide accommodation to relatives visiting these women personnel. Space will be created near CISF’s barrack in east Delhi’s Shastri Park and female relatives will be allowed to stay in […]

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Five hitmen fall in Delhi police net on way to target jailed gangster’s family

Delhi Police special cell arrested five criminals involved in the murder of gangster Manjeet Mahal’s father. Seven weapons and ammunition were recovered from them. The suspects were brought to police headquarters in New Delhi on March 12, 2017. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo) karn.singh@hindustantimes.com Police captured five henchmen of jailed gangster-brothers Kapil and Jyoti Sangwan in […]

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With CAG audit lost in trial, now DERC will audit DISCOMs

The regulator will go through 100% of discoms’ documents related to tendering, evaluation, purchase orders, store documents, road restoration receipts, invoice, payments and so on. To fix accountability on power distribution companies, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) will conduct a complete audit of their physical assets and distribution system in the capital. The move […]

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