At least 10 BJP activists were injured today after police used water cannons to stop them from marching towards CBI office in Chandigarh to protest against a top officer whom they accused of shielding former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal in the railway bribery case.
With the Punjab and Haryana High Court coming down heavily on the objectionable lyrics of songs sung by singer-rapper Honey Singh, the Punjab Police on Friday booked him for singing vulgar songs in public.
Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal today had a brush with the media in Chandigarh, barely hours after returning from New Delhi where he quit from the union cabinet. The city press club has sought an apology from him.
Rain preceded by a storm gave respite to residents of Chandigarh and surrounding areas on Saturday afternoon from the scorching heat of the last one week.
BJP activists today held a protest in Chandigarh demanding resignation of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal after the arrest of his nephew Vijay Singla for allegedly taking bribe to get a plum posting for an official.
Allegedly harassed by police over their missing daughter, who was a rape victim, a Dalit family in Haryana's Hisar district Monday attempted suicide, leaving two dead and three others in a critical condition.