Jalandhar

  • Child abuse. HT photo
    Aug 27, 2015 20:49 IST

    Child abuse at Hoshiarpur play school to light, peon arrested

    Sexual abuse at a local play school came to light on Thursday when the victim (3) identified a peon as the culprit. In the morning, she refused to go to school, telling her mother that she was scared of the man who escorted her from the classroom to the exit gate. The parents took the child to the school, where at a staff parade, she pointed a finger at peon Amandip (25), who was then handed over to police.

  • A file photo of Kapurthala Modern Jail. HT Photo
    Aug 27, 2015 11:08 IST

    Jalandhar senior deputy mayor getting VIP treatment in jail

    Jalandhar senior deputy mayor Kamaljeet Bhatia, who is serving two-year term at the Kapurthala Central Jail for intimidating an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) official, is getting a special treatment as the prison authorities are allowing him to meet political leader, flouting the jail manual.

  • A bus under repair parked on the premises of the city bus stand on Sunday.
    Aug 26, 2015 20:57 IST

    Sukhbir-owned bus involved in accident released for want of complaint

    Kathgarh Police on Wednesday released the Mercedes-Benz bus of Dabwali Transport Company Limited owned by deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal that had hit the Toyota Innova (PB-08-CR-6804) of former jails minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLA from Kartarpur Sarwan Singh Phillaur and two other vehicles at Rail Majara village on Tuesday evening.

  • Peddar Road
    Aug 26, 2015 20:39 IST

    Jalandhar-Barnala road four-laning project gets forest ministry's nod

    In a major development to boost inter-state road connectivity between Punjab with Haryana, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has given green signal to the much-awaited forest clearance to the four-laning of Jalandhar-Barnala project, paving the way for initiating the project soon.

  • Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur-n
    Aug 26, 2015 19:46 IST

    AAP won't name Punjab CM candidate or 'Badals will implicate him'

    Aam Aadmi Party’s Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur on Wednesday said the party will not announce its chief ministerial candidate for the 2017 assembly elections in Punjab as the Badals could implicate the person in a drug case and send him to jail.

  • PPCC chief Partap Singh Bajwa
    Aug 25, 2015 23:27 IST

    Bajwa demands CBI probe against private sugar mills for uncleared dues

    The Punjab Congress on Tuesday launched a state-wide protest demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe against private sugar mills for not clearing dues of sugarcane growers.

  • Cane growers
    Aug 25, 2015 22:45 IST

    Cane growers protest in Hoshiarpur while warning of a bigger stir

    Hundreds of cane growers on Tuesday staged a dharna in front of the mini-secretariat here, demanding an assurance from the government to fulfil the promises it made last week.

  • Bhagat Singh's ancestral home
    Aug 25, 2015 22:18 IST

    Renovation work on Bhagat Singh's ancestral house in full swing

    With the 108th birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh approaching, the renovation work on the martyr's ancestral house at Khatkar Kalan village in the district is going on in a full swing.

  • 100-car pileup
    Aug 25, 2015 20:34 IST

    Badal bus hits car of Akali MLA Phillaur's wife, sparks protest

    Former jail minister and Kartarpur MLA Sarwan Singh Phillaur’s wife Nirmaljeet Kaur (60), experienced a narrow escape when a Mercedes-Benz bus of theDabwali company owned by Sukhbir Singh Badal, hit her Innova car (PB08-CR-6804) in Rail Majra village situated at Jalandhar-Nawanshahr highway (NH-344 A) on Tuesday evening.

  • Theatre Virsa Vihar
    Aug 25, 2015 16:38 IST

    No takers for Virsa Vihar open air theatre, place crying for immediate attention

    Open air theatre at Virsa Vihar, foundation stone of which was laid by the then local bodies minister, Manoranjan Kalia, Jalandhar central MLA, in 2009, is still waiting for someone to instill life into it. It is reported that since its inception six years ago, not even a single play has been performed at the theatre. However, a fashion show along with some other event was held here once.

  • Accused Malkit Singh in police custdy in Jalandhar. HT Photo
    Aug 25, 2015 14:28 IST

    Soldier kills senior at shooting range near Jalandhar

    Havaldar major Rajiv Kamal, 39, was shot dead by his subordinate, naik Malkit Singh, 38, after an argument at the army shooting range at Haripur village in Adampur near Jalandhar on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Pargat Singh
    Aug 24, 2015 20:52 IST

    MLA Pargat Singh meets Badal; high-powered panel to visit site

    Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has formed a high-powered team led by his principal secretary to visit Jamsher village in the constituency of Jalandhar Cantonment MLA Pargat Singh after the legislator, on Saturday, expressed his resentment against his own government against the establishment of a solid waste management project in the village.

  • Child abuse
    Aug 24, 2015 20:26 IST

    Man gets 10-year rigorous imprisonment for raping minor

    Convicting a man under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, additional sessions judge Poonam R Joshi on Monday sentenced him to 10-year rigorous imprisonment and a fine of `1.05 lakh for raping a four-year-old girl of Beehran village in Jalandhar district.

  • Theatre Virsa Vihar
    Aug 24, 2015 20:21 IST

    Open air theatre at Virsa Vihar, Jalandhar lying abandoned

    Open air theatre at Virsa Vihar, foundation stone of which was laid by the then local bodies minister, Manoranjan Kalia, Jalandhar central MLA, in 2009, is still waiting for someone to instill life into it. It is reported that since its inception six years ago, not even a single play has been performed at the theatre. However, a fashion show along with some other event was held here once.

  • Gangrape-N
    Aug 23, 2015 21:55 IST

    Preliminary medical of 17-yr-old shows no sign of rape, say police

    A day after a 17-year-old girl accused five people, including her sister-in-law, of conspiring to gangrape her, the local police have said the preliminary medical examination of the girl has shown no signs of rape.