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India can join BRI project or just watch China’s influence growing: State media

Sutirtho Patranobis: India has raised concerns over the BRI project passing through PoK. (HT File Photo) India cannot prevent the growth of President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and would end up watching China’s expanding international influence by not joining the connectivity project, state media said on Monday. “It should also be noted that New […]

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Na baithunga, na baithne dunga: With new challenge, PM Modi keeps BJP MPs on their toes

Kumar Uttam: BJP president Amit Shah (second from right) offers sweets from the Tirupati temple to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as home minister Rajnath Singh (left) looks, on during the BJP parliamentary party meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is challenging BJP leaders to spread the party’s ideology to the […]

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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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