Ambala

  • Police seize truck carrying 800 cartons of liquor March 16, 2014

    State excise officials on saturday seized a truck loaded with 800 cartons of liquor bottles, on the Delhi-Agra highway near Farah here. Excise inspector Sanjay Yadav said that two persons were arrested for trying to smuggle the liquor allegedly meant for distribution in the area ahead of Lok Sabha polls. The seizure...
  • 8 passengers beaten up after argument over occupying seat turns ugly February 12, 2014

    Eight persons were allegedly beaten up and injured by some unidentified persons in a moving train after an argument erupted between them over occupying the seats in neighbouring Meerut district. Police said the incident occurred on Tuesday in Delhi-Ambala passenger train when Rashid and his family were returning home in Muzaffarnagar...
  • Cold conditions abate at some places in Punjab and Haryana January 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: Biting cold conditions sweeping Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh for the past several days on Tuesday abated at some places even as foggy conditions prevailed in the region. Chandigarh on Tuesday recorded a minimum of 8.6 degree C as compared to yesterday 6.9 degree C, the MeT said. In Haryana, Ambala registered...
  • Driver, 5 passengers of Dehradun Express injured in stone pelting January 2, 2014

    A man in his forties was on Wednesday crushed to death by Delhi-Ambala Express when it was passing through the district, triggering protests which saw people pelting stones at Dehradun Express, injuring its driver and five passengers, police said. "A 40-plus man was crushed under the Delhi-Ambala Express when it was...
  • Haryana: Parents get life term for abetting son to end life October 28, 2013

    Ambala (Haryana): A couple, along with two others, was awarded life imprisonment by a local court for abetting their son and his family members to commit suicide. Paramjit Singh had committed suicide along with his wife and three children by jumping before a train in Yamunanagar in 2012. Judge Vimlesh Tanwar also...
  • Congress MP says politics is a lucrative business October 6, 2013

    Ambala: Congress leader from Haryana Birendra Singh has stoked a controversy by claiming that politics is a lucrative business. Addressing a rally in Amabala, the Rajya Sabha MP made a shocking claim that one could earn crores of money after joining politics, even if they have failed in other spheres...
  • Girl accuses man of rape, making obscene video September 18, 2013

    Ambala: A girl here has alleged that a resident of Kaithal village raped her and made an obscene CD of the act with which he was blackmailing her, police said Wednesday. According to police, the victim in her complaint said that she came into contact with the accused, identified as Rajesh,...
  • Woman delivers baby outside a hospital ward in Ambala August 29, 2013

    A 25-year-old woman was on Wednesday forced to give birth to a baby outside a hospital ward in Ambala as she waited to be given a bed, leading to allegations of negligence against the staff at the facility. The woman delivered the baby just outside the trauma centre of the...
  • CBI takes over Geetanjali murder case August 7, 2013

    Gurgaon: The CBI has taken over the murder case of Geetanjali Garg, wife of Gurgaon Chief Judicial Magistrate Ravneet Garg. Garg had earlier been questioned in connection with the murder of his wife. Relatives of Geetanjali Garghad had on Sunday held a protest blocking the NH-8 demanding Ravneet Garg's suspension...
  • Polling for Haryana civic agencies to be held on Sunday June 2, 2013

    Chandigarh: All necessary arrangements have been made for smooth and peaceful conduct of elections to the seven municipal corporations in Haryana on Sunday. The municipal corporations which will go to the polls are Ambala, Panchkula, Karnal, Panipat, Hisar, Rohtak and Yamunanagar. Besides, polls will also be held in two municipal...
  • Hazare appeals to Kejriwal to call off his fast April 4, 2013

    Ambala: Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday appealed to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) party leader Arvind Kejriwal to call off his fast in Delhi over inflated electricity bills. Hazare, addressing a rally here, said his life was important to the fight against corruption as he has a lot to do...
  • Amabala: Class 8 student found murdered April 3, 2013

    Ambala: The body of a 14-year-old boy was on Wednesday found in a pool of blood at Ambala Cantonment area. Gaurav, a student of class 8, was found dead near SD college and his body was noticed by passersby, who informed the police. Commissioner of Police Rajbir Deswal and DCP Ashok...
  • Bank operations hit as strike enter day 2 February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Normal banking operations were hit for the second day today as public sector bank employees continued their strike. The two-day nationwide strike call, demanding early wage revision among other issues, was given by United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) that comprises nine national unions. It was, however, business as...
  • Protesters pelt stones on factories in Delhi, Noida February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: 4:31 pm: Around 200 workers pelted stones at a factory in Noida Sector 5 breaking windows and damaged vehicles on the second day of the 48-hour nationwide strike, even as authorities imposed prohibitory order in the district. 3:05 pm: Pro-trade unions strike protesters indulged in violence in Delhi's industrial...
  • Maruti, Hero, Suzuki workers to go on strike February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Production at leading automobile companies in the Gurgaon-Manesar belt, including Maruti Suzuki, Hero MotoCorp and Suzuki Motorcycle India, will be hit on Thursday as workers have decided to stay away from work in support of the two-day strike called by central trade unions than began on Wednesday. "We had...
  • Watch: Trade unions' strike hits Delhi, West Bengal; Mumbai less affected February 20, 2013

    People at the railway station in Delhi faced problems as some of them said that private taxis were not plying too. In Kolkata, there were insufficient public vehicles on the roads. ...
  • Live: Production at Maruti, Hero to be hit due to union strike February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: 5:43 pm: The Noida police have arrested 14 people in connection with the violence during the trade union strike. 5:35 pm: Production at leading automobile companies in the Gurgaon-Manesar belt, including Maruti Suzuki, Hero MotoCorp and Suzuki Motorcycle India, will be hit on Thursday as workers have decided to...
  • Ambala trade union leader killed as 2-day strike begins February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: It was a tragic start to the nationwide bandh in Haryana where a Haryana Roadways employee was killed in Ambala at the roadways depot when he was crushed by a bus following a confusion called over the trade union strike. Chaos broke out after the Haryana Roadways staff...
  • Ambala: Bus conductor stabbed for taking on molesters January 19, 2013

    Ambala: The brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old para-medical student in Delhi in December 2012 was perhaps one of the worst examples of public apathy. In another unfortunate incident in Ambala, the passengers in a bus stood watching when the conductor was stabbed for taking on molesters. For days, the nation protested...
  • Student threatens suicide after not being allowed in class December 12, 2012

    Ambala: Amid high drama, a student of ITI in Ambala on Wednesday climbed on the roof of the institution's building and threatened to jump after his teacher allegedly did not allow him to sit in the classroom. The drama continued for two hours before the police persuaded him to climb...
  • Haryana: Class XI girl repeatedly raped in Haryana October 28, 2012

    Ambala (Haryana): Yet another case of rape surfaced in Ambala district of Haryana on Sunday with a class XI student alleging that she was sexually assaulted on several occasions by two youths. A case was registered against Amit and Balwinder for sexually exploiting the class XI student of government school...
  • Haryana: Minor girl raped repeatedly in Ambala October 27, 2012

    Ambala: Surfacing of rape cases continue unabated in Haryana with a minor girl in Ambala alleging that she was repeatedly raped by a married youth which made her pregnant. The victim is a student of class VI. According to the police, the victim revealed this to her family members after being...
  • Haryana: 2 more rapes reported ahead of Sonia's visit October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Two more rapes have been reported in Haryana. While a minor was raped in Panipat, in Ambala, a widow was allegedly raped. The police have registered a case, however, no arrests have been made so far. This takes the tally of reported rapes in Haryana over the past...
  • Fiza death case: HC lawyer's car seized August 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The police has recovered and taken into custody an abandoned Scorpio car near Ambala where they found Anuradha Bali aka Fiza Mohammed's medical examination slip. The car belongs to a Punjab and Haryana High Court lawyer and police is probing his role now. Lying abandoned on Jarot road...
  • Govt will provide relief: Uttarakhand CM on flash flood August 4, 2012

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna requested people who live near the shore of river to move to safety. ...
  • Mob pelts stones as police rescue runaway couple July 13, 2012

    Ambala (Haryana): Several policemen were injured after a mob pelted stones at the team which had gone to a village here to rescue a runaway couple. The incident took place on Thursday at Ravi Dass Basti village, police said. Several police personnel, including ACP Raj Kumar Walia, were injured in the incident,...
  • Man chops off Sikh's beard, arrested May 15, 2012

    Ambala: A man has been arrested for attacking a Sikh youth and allegedly chopping off his beard following a scuffle over ice-cream in the Cantonment area in Ambala, police said on Monday. The Sikh youth, Gurjeet Singh, who runs an ice-cream parlour in Palledar Mohalla, in his police complaint alleged...
  • Ambala: 10 children killed in bus-truck collision January 2, 2012

    Ambala: Ten children on their way to school were killed and 23 others were injured when the bus carrying them collided head-on with a truck amid heavy fog on Saha-Shahabad road near here this morning. Police said visibility was poor due to a thick blanket of fog in the area and...
  • Ambala RDX haul: KTF claims responsibility October 31, 2011

    New Delhi: The Khalistan Tiger Force on Monday claimed responsibility for the Ambala RDX Haul, saying that the explosive were sent to terminate Congress leader Sajjan Kumar. Sajjan Kumar is a key accused in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Earlier on Monday, the Khalistan Tiger Force has issued a letter to the media...
  • MP: Explosives found in Rewa district, 1 arrested October 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Sources say that the Madhya Pradesh police on Sunday recovered 15 cartons of explosives in Rewa district. It is alleged that the cartons contained ammonium nitrate and detonators, which were found in the house of Rajesh Patel. The house is situated in Gangotri Colony in the district. Police say...