Two days after the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) registered a convincing win in the zila parishad and block samiti elections, a clash broke out between two groups of the SAD at Bhalwan village, 12km from here, on Thursday afternoon.
A steep rise of 23% in power demand as compared to that of last year has baffled the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited, where the management foresees an acute power shortage in the coming days.
Punjab Pollution Control Board on Wednesday morning raided 7 dyeing units of Ludhiana and found effluent treatment plants of two of them not in operation.
The power engineers have threatened to revive the agitation against the management of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) if it failed to implement the agreed demands.
A 14-year-old girl was gangraped by three men in Mandi Ahmedgarh town of Sangrur district on Monday afternoon. Acting on the girl's complaint, the police registered a case late on Monday night and arrested the trio on Tuesday.
The Congress on Tuesday accused the ruling SAD-BJP alliance of rigging the counting of votes, saying the ballot papers had been replaced on the night before the counting day.
National Cadet Corps (NCC) director general Lt Gen PS Bhalla on Tuesday said that the NCC needed to be revamped in order to reinforce the interest of today's youth.
The sleuths of Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a junior engineer of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), red handedly while accepting a bribe.
The counting of votes for the zila parishad and block samiti polls will be conducted on Tuesday amid close monitoring and tight security. The counting will start at 8am.
A day after violence was witnessed during the zila parishad and block samiti elections, two FIRs were registered against the Congress supporters in this district for allegedly disrupting the election process and the subsequent violence.
The Sirhind police have booked a man for abducting a girl. The case was registered on the complaint of the victim, a school student at Uchi Bhamrasi village.
Pointing out the sporadic incidents of violence during the zila parishad and panchayat samiti elections across the state on Sunday, People's Party of Punjab president Manpreet Singh Badal has said that chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has lost the right to rule.
Amid allegations of booth capturing by SAD workers in his contituency, rural development minister Surjit Singh Rakhra said the zila parishad and block samiti polls end on a free-and-fare note.
Alleging that there was widespread rigging during the polling, the Congress apprehends that ruling party can manipulate counting of votes to their advantage on May 21.
Timely intervention of deputy commissioner (DC) GK Singh and senior superintendent of police (SSP) HS Mann foiled a booth capturing bid by the husband of Vanider Kaur Loomba, local MLA, official sources said.