• Small towns, big films: The ideal combo of Indian cinema's changing setup 16 Nov 2019 23:59 Bunty and Babli couldn’t have got it more right. The Hindi film industry is on a small-town adventure. The box office is humming with community-arranged marriages, romances, elopements, laadli but rebellious daughters whose adoring fathers eventually come …
  • Chandigarh: Dalit labourer who was beaten up, ‘forced to drink urine’ dies 16 Nov 2019 23:40 Jagmale was attacked on November 7. NINE DAYS after he was allegedly beaten up and forced to drink urine, Jagmale Singh (37), a Dalit labourer of Changali Wala village in Sangrur district of Punjab, succumbed to his injuries on Saturday. All the four …
  • Cops: Woman found dead in Punjab hotel was accused by husband of abetting suicide 16 Nov 2019 23:37 Neeraj, 38, a businessman, and Priyanka got married in 2017, the police said, adding that she and Rajan were on the run since Neeraj’s suicide.(Representational) The woman who allegedly committed suicide on Friday in a hotel room in Zirakpur, near …
  • Bad environment cannot be good economics: Supreme Court judge 16 Nov 2019 21:59 At the Global Law Conference in Chandigarh University on Saturday. (Express photo) Questioning the model of sustainable development in India, Supreme Court judge, Justice Deepak Gupta Saturday said that bad environment can never be good economics. “Bad …
  • Retracing Their History 16 Nov 2019 20:18 Saba Dewan FROM the time she ideated the project, documentary filmmaker and author Saba Dewan was certain that in her first book, Tawaifnama, she wanted to give voice to the tawaifs or courtesans. She would not speak for them or on their behalf, and never …
  • The Sound of Music 16 Nov 2019 20:18 Vinita and Vinayak Gupta Musician and music producer Vinayak Gupta grew up listening to music. As a child, he remembers waking up to the voice of his mother, classical vocalist Vinita Gupta, known for khayal gayan and also semi-classical forms such as …
  • ‘PM said things against Nitish… I was called monkey. These are political statements… not a commitment’ 16 Nov 2019 20:15 Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala with Resident Editor (Punjab, Haryana & Himachal Pradesh) Manraj Grewal Sharma in The Indian Express newsroom in Chandigarh. Jaipal Singh The 31-year-old Dushyant Chautala led the 11-month-old Jannayak Janata Party …
  • Mumbai’s tap water best among major cities, Delhi’s worst: BIS report 16 Nov 2019 20:15 Delhi’s water samples failed on 19 parameters, including odour, TDS, PH, turbidity, colour, nitrate, ammonia, chloride and aluminium. Mumbai’s tap water is the best and Delhi’s worst among all metros and major state capitals in the country, according to a …
  • BJP holds protests seeking Rahul Gandhi's apology 16 Nov 2019 19:59 Image Source : ANI BJP holds protests seeking Rahul Gandhi's apology The BJP on Saturday held country-wide protests against the Congress, demanding an apology from its leader Rahul Gandhi in the wake of the Supreme Court's clean chit to the Modi …
  • Punjab Dalit man who was beaten up and forced to drink urine succumbs to injuries 16 Nov 2019 18:15 The 37-year-old Dalit man who was allegedly beaten and forced to drink urine succumbed to his injuries on Saturday, nine days after the incident in Punjab’s Sangrur district. Jagmael Singh was undergoing treatment at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical …
  • One nation, one ration card: Inside food ministry's ambitious scheme to make ration cards portable 16 Nov 2019 17:45 Record-keeping by hand is back at this “automated” fair price shop in Bangur, a dense Kolkata suburb, ever since its electronic point-of-sale (ePoS) machine broke down and had to be sent for repair. Keeping an eye on the weighing scale while giving …
  • Why Sikhs Don’t See Khalistan Terror Through Kartarpur Corridor as a Serious Threat 16 Nov 2019 16:15 For Sikhs rejoicing at the fulfilment of a long-awaited desire, it is painful to suggest that they will fall for Pakistani sponsored propaganda. Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara. Photo: PTI Chander Suta Dogra 16 November 2019 Chandigarh: Just as Punjabis in …
  • Include climate change in education curriculum: Dushyant 16 Nov 2019 15:27 Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Saturday urged Ministry of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to include climate change and sustainability classes in the education curriculum. In a letter sent …
  • Entire rail network will be electrified: Goyal 16 Nov 2019 14:41 Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said the government is fully committed to environmental causes and aims to electrify the railways in gradual phases. “The entire railway network in India would be electrified in phased …
  • Dalit labourer beaten up, forced to drink urine in Punjab; dies 16 Nov 2019 13:55 Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) A horrific incident in which a Dalit labourer was allegedly beaten up and forced to drink urine in Punjab succumbed to his injuries at PGI Hospital here on Saturday. Condemning the incident, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President …
  • Anil Vij takes over as Haryana Home Minister with slogan 'Gabbar is back'! 16 Nov 2019 13:51 Express News Service CHANDIGARH: Six-time MLA from Ambala Cantonment and senior BJP leader Anil Vij, often referred to as 'Gabbar Singh' and someone who has been at odds with the Haryana Police, is the new home minister. After 23 years, the home …
  • TV actress says junior artiste raped her; case registered 16 Nov 2019 13:10 Chandigarh/Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) A television actress, who has appeared in shows like “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki”, “Des Mein Nikla Hoga Chand” and “Nach Baliye”, has reportedly accused a junior artiste of raping her in a hotel room. She has further alleged …
  • Mumbai tap water safe for drinking; Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata not: Govt study 16 Nov 2019 12:41 By PTI NEW DELHI: Mumbai residents need not buy reverse osmosis (RO) water purifiers as a study by the Union Consumer Affairs Ministry has found samples of tap water collected from the financial capital compliant with the Indian standards for drinking …
  • Tap water undrinkable in Delhi, 13 state capitals: Paswan 16 Nov 2019 10:50 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Releasing a study on quality of piped drinking water being supplied in 21 cities across the country, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said on Saturday that in Delhi and 13 state …
  • Punjab: Dalit man tied to pillar, beaten, forced to drink urine; succumbs to injuries 16 Nov 2019 10:33 Chandigarh: A 37-year-old Dalit man, who was mercilessly thrashed and forced to drink urine in Punjab's Sangrur district, succumbed to his injuries Saturday morning at a hospital here, police said. "He succumbed to his injuries at the Post …
  • Hip-hop in India is here to stay 16 Nov 2019 09:59 Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Hip-hop as a genre has been gaining popularity among millennial in India over the recent past, and the success of the film “Gully Boy” earlier this year has only helped initiate the musical genre to a wider audience base. Hip-hoppers …
  • Punjab youth to get special national award 16 Nov 2019 08:18 Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) Yashveer Goyal, a differently-abled sportsperson and IT whiz kid from Bathinda, Punjab, has been selected for a national award to be given by President Ram Nath Kovind next month. Yashveer, 20, has hearing and speech impairment. …
  • Punjab mulls turning Punjabi to first language of the state 16 Nov 2019 04:59 Express News Service CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government is all set to amend the Punjab Official Language Act, 1967 making Punjabi the first language of the state. The directive will extend to government departments and private companies. First preference …
  • Daakroom-The Letter Writing Carnival: Putting pen to paper 16 Nov 2019 04:37 Express News Service Can you remember the last time you wrote a letter and posted it in a red letter box near your home? Some millennials might have not even visited a post office. Given today’s fast-paced digital world, it does appear we have traded …