KURUKSHETRA

  • Live: PM Modi addresses rally in Kurukshetra, asks voters to give mandate to BJP October 6, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign in Haryana today. He will address rallies in Kurukshetra and Hisar. The BJP is contesting all 90 seats in Haryana alone for the first time, after it ended its alliance with the the Haryana Janhit Congress. ...
  • Haryana polls: PM Modi to address rallies in Hisar, Kurukshetra today October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take Bharatiya Janata Party's poll campaign for the Assembly polls to Haryana on Monday. Modi will address rallies in Hisar followed by one in Kurukshetra this afternoon. The BJP is contesting all 90 seats in Haryana alone for the first time, after...
  • Kurukshetra: Police lathicharge Haryana SGPC members trying to take control of a gurudwara August 6, 2014

    Kurukshetra: As the row over the Haryana government's creation of a separate Gurudwara administration continues, the police in Kurukshetra on Wednesday resorted to lathicharge to control a group of people who had gathered outside a gurudwara to take control of it from the Amritsar based SGPC. The Haryana Shiromani Gurudwara...
  • Kurukshetra: HSGPC workers march towards gurudwara, indulge in clashes with police August 2, 2014

    Kurukshetra: The newly formed Haryana Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) workers indulged in clashes with police n Kurukshetra on Saturday. The altercation happened when the HSGPC workers were marching towards the gurudwara. There has been a controversy over Haryana's move to create a separate Gurudwara Management Committee in the recent past....
  • All set for counting of votes in Haryana on Friday May 15, 2014

    Chandigarh: All necessary arrangements are in place for the counting of votes at 90 centres in Haryana on Friday, state Chief Electoral Officer Shrikant Walgad said on Thursday. The counting would commence at 8 am and it would be held at the centres set up across 32 locations in the...
  • Naveen Jindal scores above average on MPs performance card April 3, 2014

    Industrialist and Congress MP Naveen Jindal has scored above average on the MPs performance card. Jindal is two times sitting MP from Kurukshetra in Haryana. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. Naveen has been rated 6.5 on maintenance of law and order, 6.2 on public transport, 6.1...
  • Haryana LS poll nomination to commence from Saturday March 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: The process of filing of nomination papers for the April 10 election to 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana will commence from Saturday, the State Chief Electoral Officer said on Friday. The filing of nomination will continue till March 22, scrutiny will take place the next day and withdrawal...
  • Japan to help raise institute of design in Haryana May 23, 2013

    Chandigarh: The country's second National Institute of Design will come up in Haryana's Kurukshetra district and Japan will provide technological assistance for the same, a minister said on Wednesday. Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the NID to be set up in Urmi village of...
  • Haryana: Elderly couple axed to death in Kurukshetra April 14, 2013

    Kurukshetra: Parents of an employee of Kurukshetra University were axed to death while four other members of the family injured when armed robbers struck at his residence in Kurukshetra, police said on Saturday. Robbers decamped with cash and valuables after assaulting Kurukshetra university employee Vivek Ratan and his family on...
  • Higher education faces challenge of quality: President April 10, 2013

    Kurukshetra: Institutes of higher learning continue to be challenged by quality, President Pranab Mukherjee said in Kurukshetra on Tuesday. Speaking at the 10th annual convocation of the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, the president said that quality, affordability and accessibility should become the mainstay of the higher education system. He said...
  • Brotherinlaw rapes 13yrold girl, boy rapes classmate December 31, 2012

    Ahmedabad/Kurukshetra/New Delhi: Even as India stands outraged, demanding stringent antirape laws and more protection for women, and despite the nationwide rage and fury little seems to be changing on the ground and the call for change has failed to deter the rapists. In two recent and separate incidents, while an...
  • Haryana: Classmate rapes engineering student, arrested December 30, 2012

    Kurukshetra: In another shocking incident of crime against women, a man raped his classmate at an engineering college at Kurukshetra, Haryana. This even as the protesters in Delhi continue their vigil for a safer environment for women across the nation. The incident took place on Friday, but a case was registered...
  • Kurukshetra: Class X girl set on fire by classmate April 18, 2012

    Kurukshetra: A class 10 student was allegedly set on fire by her classmate in Haryana because she rebuffed his advances. The incident took place when the girl was alone at home in Kurukshetra's Murtazapur village on Tuesday. The victim claimed that he had tried to force himself on her. She...
  • Why doesn't Bollywood focus on whistleblowers? October 23, 2011

    New Delhi: The fight of IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt against a mighty state authority is still going on and some filmmakers must be watching the proceedings with utmost interest. A term like absolute truth is non existent in the contemporary world so giving clean chit to one or the other...
  • Kurukshetra: Sweety's murderers roaming free? May 29, 2011

    Kurukshetra: Even as three alleged killers of teenager Sweety, from Kurukshetra have been arrested by Haryana police there are demands for an indepth probe into the issue to make sure that the real abductors, rapists and killers have been caught. Complicating the arrests is the allegation of parents of those...
  • Saraswati Teertha water for Sai's last rites April 24, 2011

    Kurukshetra: A pitcher of holy water and soil from the Saraswati Teertha, a pilgrimage spot from where the ancient Saraswati river is said to have emerged, will be flown to the Prashanti Nilayam for the last rites of Godman Sathya Sai Baba, who passed away in Puttaparthi on Sunday. A devotee...
  • Water recedes in Punjab, Haryana; rescue on July 10, 2010

    But life is still far from normal, in fact many have now left their villages for safer places ...
  • Mohanlal elated over joining army March 28, 2010

    Having done a few armyrelated films, Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is elated after completing his threeday post commission training with the 122 Territorial Army battalion in Kannur on Saturday. The actor is now its brand ambassador. "This is India's Army and I had a wonderful feeling in the last three days. Now...
  • Rock the vote: Jindal's day out on campaign trail April 2, 2009

    In a country where political wisdom is usually synonymous with the years of experience, young leaders are hard to come by and when they do,its a herculean task them to prove their mettle despite their age. We spent a day in the life of one such yuva neta 39 year...
  • Mohanlal wants to join Territorial Army November 1, 2008

    Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, whose latest blockbuster Kurukshetra tells the tale of the Kargil war, has shown interest in joining the Territorial Army (TA), a voluntary parttime civilian force, as an officer. A senior official commanding the TA battalion said on condition of anonymity that feelers have been send by the...
  • Pepsi and potatoes can light up homes September 3, 2006

    Kurukshetra: Believe it or not, Professor S K Chaturvedi, Head of the Department of Applied Physics at the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra has successfully generated electricity from potatoes and Pepsi. Chaturvedi also claims that the quantum of voltage can increase with the increase in the product. Chaturvedi had used...
  • Sikh boy's hair cut in Haryana August 26, 2006

    Kurukshetra: A Sikh school boy on Saturday alleged that his hair was forcibly cut by some unidentified youths. Jagbir Singh, a student of Gita Niketan School, alleged that the incident occurred on August 12 when he was on his way to a bookshop. The boy said he was offered help by the...