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Defence lawyers blame Nirbhaya for rape
While the Nirbhaya documentary shows the rapists blaming the woman, some of the defence lawyers in the case have been no less upfront in accusing her for the crime.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:55:32 GMT)

List of trains/flights affected due to bad weather
Overcast conditions prevailed in Delhi on Wednesday morning as temperature remained within comfortable levels after rains lashed the city over the last two days.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:26:12 GMT)

​Congress mulls over Punjab netas' shift
The Congress leadership is mulling organizational positions for former chief minister Amarinder Singh and state party head Partap Singh Bajwa to get their endorsement for a change of guard in the state unit.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:54:47 GMT)

Congress still mulling over PPCC chief's shift
Times News NetworkChandigarh/ Ambiguity continues over change in leadership in Punjab Congress amid reports of former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh meeting party president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Tuesday.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:51:00 GMT)

Ex-serviceman caught 'spying' for Pakistan in Amritsar
The state special operations cell (SSOC) of the Punjab police's intelligence wing has arrested an ex-servicemen allegedly spying for Pakistan and recovered sensitive material.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:50:32 GMT)

Ambulance with Haryana CM's convoy did not stop to help injured
The ambulance that was part of Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar's convoy did not stop to help the injured after a PCR pilot vehicle knocked down a man near Taraori in Karnal district on Monday night.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:49:16 GMT)

BJP's civic polls success shows Modi wave is strong: Sampla
Amid continuing murmurs of a split in BJP-SAD alliance, even as the two parties have announced to elect mayors and deputy mayors jointly in the six newly-elected corporations, Union minister of social justice Vijay Sampla spoke to TOI's Rohan Dua.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:45:39 GMT)

Haryana tells HC it has rescinded state minority commission
The Haryana government has rescinded the state commission for minorities and has also decided not to reconstitute such a body in future.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:45:07 GMT)

'Scolded' for wearing jeans, Hissar girl consumes poison
A 17-year-old girl from Muklan village in Hisar district consumed some poisonous substance after her teacher allegedly scolded her for wearing jeans and a top during the farewell party in her school.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:43:02 GMT)

Lahaul receives heaviest snow in 36 years
Saying that very heavy to heavy snowfall has left life in Lahaul valley off the track, local MLA and vice-president of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes, Ravi Thakur, has urged the state government to carry out an aerial survey of the snow-bound remote villages.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:42:32 GMT)

Protect community from racism, Sikh bodies tell Obama
A day after the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) announced its 'America Plan' to bring awareness about Sikhs' identity among US citizens, a video showing students shouting 'terrorist' to a young Sikh schoolboy went viral on the social media.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:37:50 GMT)

Congress councillor accuses defeated Akali of firing at him
A newly-elected Congress councilor of Bathinda Municipal Corporation has accused the losing Akali Dal candidate of firing at his convoy when he was on a thanksgiving visit to his ward.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:37:24 GMT)

Former UT adviser to be Delhi chief secretary
Kewal Kumar Sharma, a 1983-batch IAS officer of AGMUT cadre, has got a chance to serve as the top bureaucrat in Delhi.He received the orders on Monday evening to be appointed as the chief secretary of Delhi.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:35:50 GMT)

Sangrur farmer gets PM award for highest wheat yield
Amaninder.Sharma@timesgroup.A Sangrur farmer has been awarded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for producing maximum wheat per hectare in the country.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:35:09 GMT)

Punjabi tadka to AAP infighting: Phoolka tweets target Yadav
Infighting in Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi has stirred up some party leaders in Punjab, the only other state where the party has a strong base and four MPs.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:34:37 GMT)

UT wants nicotine tests in Punjab laboratory
Deepak.Yadav@timesgroup.The UT administration would ask the Union government to allow the Punjab government's food lab in Sector 11 to allow tests of nicotine substances.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:33:56 GMT)

Missing 8-year-old murdered in Mohali
Missing for last nine days, Eeight-year-old Nitika Singla was found murdered about 100 meters away from her house at Lambi Gali in Kharar on Tuesday.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:22:24 GMT)

Assam CM urged to seek President help to restrain governor
The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) came down heavily on governor PB Acharya on Tuesday accusing him of encroaching upon the “administrative powers of the state government” and also urged the chief minister and the leader of Congress Legislature Party, Tarun Gogoi, to seek President Pranab Mukherjee’s intervention to restrain him.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:16:45 GMT)

Corporate espionage: Papers were exchanged in trains, crowded streets
They may never have heard of Jonathan Pollard, but the modus operandi of the men involved in leaking sensitive documents from ministries wasn’t any less innovative than the American spy who sold secrets to Israel. From furtive meetings in restaurants to exchanging papers while brushing past each other at Metro stations, the accused took great care to avoid detection.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:13:10 GMT)

‘Extraneous 2G pleas hit main cases’
Irked with filing of unnecessary miscellaneous applications in the 2G scam cases, a special court on Tuesday warned against filing of miscellaneous applications saying the number of miscellaneous applications has climbed up to 2500 in the past two years leaving no time for reading case files and causing a “lot of trouble”.
(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:10:32 GMT)

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