• Punjab chief secretary Sarvesh Kaushal.
    Jul 03, 2015 23:37 IST

    Site finalised, AIIMS to be set up in Bathinda soon

    The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) would come up along the Dabwali road on the outskirts of Bathinda. Punjab chief secretary Sarvesh Kaushal said this here on Friday while interacting with the media.

  • godown
    Jul 03, 2015 23:32 IST

    Agri dept seizes 65 bags of spurious fertiliser in Moga village

    The Punjab agriculture department seized 520 kg of a spurious fertiliser from the Co-operative Agriculture Services Society godown at Charik village in Moga district during a raid on Friday.

  • Union cabinet minister Harsimrat Badal. HT Photo.
    Jul 03, 2015 21:50 IST

    Opening of Harsimrat's office for first time leaves officials huffed and puffed

    The opening of the office of union food processing industries minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal in the district administrative complex (DAC) premises here, first time since its inauguration seven-and-a-half months ago, for conducting a meeting with officials of Bathinda and Muktsar district administration, virtually left the Bathinda administration huffed and puffed.

  • Ramandeep Singh Khalsa
    Jul 03, 2015 11:35 IST

    ‘I am Tara sympathiser, Bluestar critic, but not a terrorist’

    A section of the media might have branded him a terrorist but Ramandeep Singh Khalsa “Sunny” says society has accepted on his return from jail.

  • A farmer carrying damaged crops in Kathura village of Haryana
    Jul 02, 2015 20:32 IST

    Crop diversification: Jolt to Punjab as Centre slashes funds by Rs 100 crore

    In a major jolt to Punjab, the central government has slashed annual funds to promote much-hyped crop diversification program (CDP) by more than Rs 100 crore for this fiscal year.

  • murder
    Jul 02, 2015 19:22 IST

    Bathinda jail inmate commits suicide

    Raising a question mark over the security and vigilance inside the central jail here once again, an inmate committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan on Thursday morning.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Jul 02, 2015 19:11 IST

    Bus damage case: Judicial remand of accused extended

    The court of chief judicial magistrate here on Thursday extended the judicial remand of the 11 accused in the bus damage case for two weeks till July 16.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Jul 01, 2015 19:39 IST

    Four thieves arrested in Bathinda

    The district police have arrested four people for involvement in thefts in the city and seized some cash, a stolen car and a motorcycle from their possession. The accused have been identified as Gurpreet Singh and Jatinder Singh, both from Paras Ram Nagar, Ashpreet Singh from Naruana road and Baby from Adarsh Nagar.

  • pic 28
    Jun 30, 2015 19:21 IST

    Over 50 political leaders of Moga district submit applications for seeking security

    Citing past history of gang wars in Moga as danger to their lives, more than 50 leaders of various political parties in the district have submitted their applications for seeking security at the offices of higher Punjab police officials in Chandigarh.

  • Mohalla Assi
    Jun 30, 2015 09:26 IST

    Bajrang Dal seeks ban on movie ‘Mohalla Assi’

    The Bajrang Dal, on Monday, demanded a ban on the exhibition of Sunny Deol-starred movie 'Mohalla Assi', alleging that the film hurts religious sentiments of the Hindus. Dal convener Neelmani Samadhiya alleged that in the movie, Hindu deity Lord Shiva has been depicted in an incredulous manner.

  • murder
    Jun 29, 2015 18:59 IST

    27-year-old man found murdered in Moga village

    A 27-year-old married man was allegedly murdered with a sharp-edged weapon by some unidentified people at Smadh Bhai village under Baghapurana subdivision, 30 kilometres from the district headquarters here on Monday.

  • President of Punjab People Party Manpreet Singh Badal. HT Photo
    Jun 29, 2015 18:44 IST

    Punjab: Governance has collapsed under Badal’s leadership, says Manpreet

    People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Singh Badal on Monday said the entire system of primary health centres across the state has collapsed under the Parkash Singh Badal-led government, even as people from the rural areas in Punjab have been suffering from cancer and hepatitis-C for the last several years.

  • PPP chief Manpreet Badal-N
    Jun 28, 2015 23:55 IST

    Bathinda voters were lured by drugs, alleges PPP president Manpreet

    Accusing Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal of misleading people on the problem of drug abuse in the state, People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) president Manpreet Singh Badal has challenged him to say on oath in Harmandar Sahib that he didn’t distribute heroin and smack in the Bathinda parliamentary seat campaign of his daughter-in-law, Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

  • Murder, torture, humiliation
    Jun 28, 2015 15:10 IST

    Drug addict strangulates wife to death in Punjab

    A suspected drug addict allegedly strangulated his wife to death at their residence here, police said on Sunday. Accused Nirmal Singh (30) was arrested on charges of killing his wife Raj Rani (25) last night, police said. The accused fled from the spot after committing the crime, but police nabbed him from a secluded place here where he sought refuge.

  • Murder, torture, humiliation
    Jun 27, 2015 20:39 IST

    Man booked for strangulating wife in Moga

    The district police have booked a man for allegedly strangulating her wife at Mehmewala village in this district on Saturday evening. Police officials said that the deceased has been identified as Rajdeep Kaur (25). The deceased's woman is survived by hes two children of 4 and 6 year old.