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HindustanTimes Wed,27 Aug 2014

Patiala

SAD suffers second blow after debacle in LS polls

In a second setback within three months after the Lok Sabha poll debacle, the Shiromani Akali Dal won only in 11 out of the total 170 polling stations in the Patiala Urban bypoll, losing to the Congress with a wide margin in the others.

Woman dies; husband arrested, in-laws booked on dowry charges

A 28-year-old woman Sarvjit Kaur of Bhagdana village here was allegedly poisoned to death by her in-laws for not bringing more dowry, on Monday.

DC urges colleges to give out police numbers to students to curb ragging

 In an effort to counter ragging, deputy commissioner (DC) Arun Sekhri on Tuesday directed all educational institutes here to set up boards with numbers of the local administration’s officials, during a meeting with members of institutes, students and social workers, at the Bachat Bhawan

Irrigation department junior engineers boycott work after attack on colleague

Following an attack on their colleagues, junior engineers of the Punjab Irrigation Department here decided to boycott work on Tuesday.

Empowering women, the daughters’ way at Mela Dhiyan Daa

Tears of joy rolled down their wrinkled cheeks as they hugged one another, reliving old memories and cracking jokes at Mela Dhiyan Daa (fair of the village daughters) on Sunday at Saddoheri, their ancestral village that they had left decades ago after their wedding.

Juneja’s son dies, Preneet cancels victory celebrations

Defeated Akali candidate Bhagwan Das Juenja has suffered a double blow, since his elder son, Gurpal Juneja, died of heart attack on Sunday night.

Double blow for Juneja, son dies

Defeated Akali candidate Bhagwan Das Juenja has suffered a double blow, since his elder son, Gurpal Juneja, died of heart attack on Sunday night.

Congress breaks SAD's winning streak in bypolls

With Preneet Kaur's victory in the Patiala Urban bypoll, the Congress in Punjab has finally overcome a dry spell of more than six years to eclipse the ruling SAD-BJP alliance's winning streak in bypolls.

After release, dalit leaders resume protest

Three days after being released from the Sangrur jail, dalit leaders on Monday resumed their protest outside the office of the deputy commissioner (DC) demanding the cancellation of auction of reserved panchayati land in Balad Kalan, Matoi and Namol villages of the district

Double blow for Akali Dal candidate Bhagwan Dass Juneja

It was a double blow for Shiromani Akali Dal's Patiala assembly by-poll candidate Bhagwan Dass Juneja when his eldest son died Sunday and he lost the election Monday.

Three arrested for duping PTET aspirants in Moonak

The Moonak police have arrested three people for duping aspirants of Punjab State Teacher's Eligibility Test (PTET) by promising them

SBOP holds marathon to raise awareness about drug abuse

 The State Bank of Patiala on Sunday organised a `Grand Run' marathon to raise awareness about the ill effects of drug abuse.

Kidnappers kill 5-year-old boy; body recovered from canal

To avenge the alleged affair, Bindri kidnapped Harvinder on August 22 and threw him into a canal near Gujran village, the SSP said. The police also recovered the boy's slippers from the canal bank.

SBoP holds marathon to raise awareness about drug abuse

The State Bank of Patiala on Sunday organised a `Grand Run' marathon to raise awareness about the ill effects of drug abuse.

5-year-old abducted during school hours

A five-year-old boy was abducted from in Sheron village of Sunam sub-division on Friday. The boy identified as Harvinder Singh was a Class-1 student at the Government Primary School was kidnapped by two motorcyclists when he came out of the school premises during break.
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