Jyoti Kamal

  • Happy that Barack Obama took my name, says Milkha Singh 28-01-2015 12:47 AM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, legendary sprinter Milkha Singh said, "I'm happy that Barack Obama took my name along with Mary Kom and Shah Rukh Khan. My story is similar to Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi." Addressing a Town hall event at the Siri Fort auditorium on the third...
  • Punjab & Haryana HC stays transfer of ED official probing Majithia in drug scam 21-01-2015 11:37 AM

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the implementation of transfer orders of Enforcement Directorate (ED) Assistant Director Niranjan Singh who is probing synthetic drug racket case. He had also summoned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on December 26 in the drug racket. The decision was taken...
  • Punjab Government puts ban on screening of Dera Sacha Sauda chief's film 'Messenger of God' 17-01-2015 07:16 PM

    Chandigarh: Punjab Government on Saturday decided to put a ban on the screening of the controversial movie 'Messenger of God (MSG)' featuring Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, in apprehension of breach of peace. Harcharan Bains, Advisor to the Punjab Chief Minister said, "There was an advisory by...
  • ED officer probing Majithia in drug trafficking case shifted to Kolkata 17-01-2015 01:38 PM

    Chandigarh: In a latest twist in the probe into drug trafficking charges against Punjab Revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia, the Enforcement Directorate's investigating officer has been shifted to Kolkata. ED sources said that there was no external pressure. But the transfer has surprised some officials probing the case. Majithia came...
  • Ram Rahim's 'MSG' gets clearance, Sikh groups continue to their protest against the film 17-01-2015 10:11 AM

    It was a rockstar entry by the Dera Sachcha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh with an audience of over 30,000, the stage was set for the mega premier of 'MSG -Messenger of God'. While the celebrations were over the Appellate Tribunal's clearance for the film's release, Sikh groups were...
  • Protests in Bhatinda, Amritsar over release of Dera Sacha Sauda chief's controversial movie 16-01-2015 02:31 PM

    Chandigarh: Tense scenes were witnessed in Bhatinda and Amritsar over the release of film 'MSG - The Messenger of God' starring Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. The movie sparked protests after Dera supporters celebrated the film's clearance by the apellate tribunal while opposing groups called for a...
  • Rift between SAD, BJP may grow over Punjab Minister Majithia's arrest 10-01-2015 01:04 PM

    Chandigarh: After the showdown over the arrest of Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in a drug case the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab and its ally BJP have locked horns again. Several sikh outfits have called for a bandh in Punjab over a demand to release Sikh prisoners...
  • Former Punjab CM Beant Singh's assassin Tara who escaped from jail through a tunnel in 2004, arrested 06-01-2015 10:31 AM

    Chandigarh: Former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh alias Tara has been arrested from Thailand by the Thai Police. They were acting on a tip off from the Punjab Police. Tara is self styled chief of Khalistan Tiger Force. He along with three others had escaped from Burail...
  • Punjab government protests against BSF, says drugs come from Pakistan and Afghanistan 04-01-2015 01:53 PM

    Chandigarh: The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab is in a tough situation fighting allegations of rampant drug use and trade in Punjab especially after Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned Revenue Minister Bikram Majithia in the drug racket. The party is now trying to shift blame to the border security security...
  • Robert Vadra's Skylight hospitality issued tax notice, to explain his controversial land deals: Sources 01-01-2015 12:22 PM

    New Delhi: Son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Robert Vadra's owned Skylight hospitality firm has been issued a tax notice on Thursday. The Income-Tax department has asked Vadra to explain all his controversial land deals and financial transactions. This is not the first time Vadra has been accused. Prior to...
  • Drug racket case: Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia at ED office for questioning 26-12-2014 12:25 PM

    Jalandhar: Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Friday questioned Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in Jalandhar with regard to a multi-million rupee international synthetic drugs racket busted last year. Majithia, who is the younger brother of Union Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal, faces allegations of having links with certain...
  • ED to probe Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in drugs racket case 22-12-2014 11:33 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party's alliance partner in Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal is caught in a difficult situation. Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing for a drug free society, the Akali Dal's Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who is brother of Union Minister Harsimrat Badal, has been summoned by...
  • Embarrassment for NDA, ED to probe Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in drugs racket case 22-12-2014 07:26 AM

    Chandigarh: Bharatiya Janata Party's alliance partner in Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal is caught in a difficult situation. Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing for a drug free society, the Akali Dal's Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who is brother of Union Minister Harsimrat Badal, has been summoned...
  • ED to summon Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in drug racket case 21-12-2014 05:31 PM

    Punjab: In a major blow to Shiromani Akali Dal, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in the Rs 6,000 crore international synthetic drug case. Bikram Singh Majithia is also the younger brother of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal. Majithia's name first surfaced in the...
  • Pages of file pertaining to Robert Vadra-DLF land deal missing from Haryana government records 19-12-2014 09:11 AM

    New Delhi: In a new twist to the controversial DLF-Robert Vadra deal, two pages of a file pertaining to the case are missing from government records. The issue of missing pages came to light when former director general (DG) Consolidation and whistle blower IAS officer Ashok Khemka got the copy...
  • Doctor who botched-up eye surgeries in Gurdaspur arrested 05-12-2014 04:33 PM

    Gurdaspur: Soon after the case of botched-up eye surgeries which left 16 people blind in Gurdaspur came to light, the doctor, Dr Vivek Arora, who performed the surgeries has been arrested. A case against Sri Krishna Eye Hospital in Mathura where the doctor works has also been registered. The patients...
  • HC orders to cremate the self-styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj 05-12-2014 07:14 AM

    The body of self styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj has been frozen for the last 11 months. But he will now be cremated following the court orders. The Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered Ashutosh Maharaj's cremation on December 1. ...
  • Ashutosh Maharaj's followers defy HC orders to cremate the self-styled godman 04-12-2014 02:34 PM

    After a stand-off with self-styled godman Rampal, tensions are mounting with the followers of Ashutosh Maharaj in Jalandhar. Followers of Ashutosh Maharaj, who has been in deep freeze since January and was declared clinically dead, are fortifying his ashram in Jalandhar after the court ordered to cremate him. ...
  • Jalandhar: Self-styled Ashutosh Maharaj's followers fortify his ashram, refuse to cremate him 03-12-2014 02:57 PM

    Jalandhar: After controversial self-styled godman Rampal's followers fought off the police trying to arrest him, followers of another self-styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj were toeing the same line. After court ordered to cremate Ashutosh Maharaj as he was clinically dead, his followers fortified his ashram in Jalandhar, Punjab. Police and media...
  • Haryana government suspends driver, conductor of bus on which two siblings were harassed 01-12-2014 01:27 PM

    Chandigarh: A day after three men got belted by two siblings on a moving bus in Haryana's Rohtak district for harassing them, the state government on Monday suspended the driver and conductor of the bus. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar lauded the girls for their bravery. "I will recommend the...
  • 30 Minutes: Battle for Jammu & Kashmir 30-11-2014 02:00 PM

    Watch Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections special episode of '30 Minutes'. The state is having a five-phase elections to elect its new government. ...
  • Self-styled 'godman' Rampal sent to judicial custody, next hearing on November 28 20-11-2014 03:07 PM

    Chandigarh: Controversial self-styled 'godman' Rampal will remain in judicial custody till November 28 when the Punjab and Haryana High Court will take up the contempt of court case for hearing. The court has asked police for a detailed report on the Hisar operation, including details of casualties, injured and arms...
  • Watch: Self-styled 'godman' Rampal in jail 20-11-2014 01:23 PM

    Self-styled 'godman' Rampal was put behind bars in the Panchkula jail after the Punjab and Haryana High Court cancelled his bail in 2006 murder case. ...
  • Hisar: Two people injured in clashes die after failing to get medical assistance on time 19-11-2014 10:43 AM

    Hisar: The situation in Hisar remains volatile as self-styled godman Rampal's supporters continue their clash with the police. According to hospital sources, two people including a woman and a child injured in the clashes on Tuesday have died at the hospital on Wednesday morning. Rampal's supporters are determined to save...
  • Punjab: Endless wait for families of youngsters suspected to be in ISIS custody 03-11-2014 08:39 AM

    Chandigarh: It continues to be an endless wait for families of 40 Punjabi youth suspected to be in ISIS custody in Iraq. 10-month-old Arshpeet has never seen his father Gurdeep who went to work in Iraq two months before he was born. Things were alright for the family until June...
  • Tension brewing within NDA as SAD supports INLD instead of BJP in Haryana Assembly polls 25-10-2014 08:02 AM

    Chandigarh: Tension seemed to be brewing within the National Democratic Alliance after Shiromani Akali Dal went all out to support the Indian National Lok Dal instead of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Haryana Assembly elections. SAD led by Parkash Singh Badal and his son Sukhbir Badal is BJP's alliance...
  • Amritsar: Clashes erupt between Nihang Sikhs, three injured 24-10-2014 07:08 PM

    Amritsar: Tension prevailed in Amritsar on Friday as two groups of Nihang Sikhs clashed ahead of a traditional martial arts display, leaving three injured. The groups were reportedly equipped with licensed arms, swords and other sharp weapons. The two groups were moving towards an open ground when the altercation broke...
  • Decision on CM will be taken keeping Haryana's betterment in mind: Capt Abhimanyu Singh 21-10-2014 12:32 PM

    Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The final decision will be taken by the legislative party which meets on Tuesday. ...
  • Haryana BJP credits big win to Narendra Modi, result death knell for Chautalas 19-10-2014 06:08 PM

    Chandigarh: For the first time ever the BJP will form the government in Haryana on its own. The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) could not live up to the claims it made of forming the government and will now be out of power for three terms- a long time span...
  • PM Modi's popularity made Haryana believe that BJP could deliver, says Captain Abhimanyu 19-10-2014 07:47 AM

    Possible BJP CM candidate Captain Abhimanyu said that it was PM Modi's hardwork and Modi led government's credibility that made people of Haryana believe in BJP. "It is Modi's popularity as the PM which has created the faith amongst people that BJP can deliver," said Captain Abhimanyu. ...