- Aug 30, 2015 08:49 IST
After being suspended by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Fatehgarh Sahib MP Harinder Singh Khalsa said he’d now tell Punjab’s people that (party’s national convener) “Arvind Kejriwal has sold the party’s interest in the state to the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)”. Talking to HT, he said that the action against Patiala MP Dr Dharamvira Gandhi and him was designed to spoil the AAP’s chances of winning the Punjab elections in 2017.
- Aug 30, 2015 00:05 IST
Launching a frontal attack on party supremo Arvind Kejriwal, AAP's Patiala MP Dr Dharamvira Gandhi says he has not breached any discipline or worked against the party. He says Kejriwal and his coterie are working against the party, especially in Punjab, adding that Punjabis want an AAP government in the state, but Kejriwal doesn't want it. He terms Kejriwal as a dictator. Excerpts from the interview
- Aug 29, 2015 21:16 IST
In the past one and half years, 246 people have lost their lives on railway tracks in the district. People lost their lives in accidents after being crushed under trains on the rail tracks. Moreover, people also committed suicide on the tracks.
- Aug 29, 2015 19:08 IST
AAP suspends Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi and Fatehgarh Sahib MP Harinder Singh Khalsa for anti-party activities
- Aug 28, 2015 21:58 IST
The Mumbai police personnel took drug lord Jagdish Bhola back to Mumbai by boarding a train from the Patiala railway station on Saturday. Bhola was produced at the local court on Friday in a hearing on the multi-crore drug racket case, which is being investigated by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
- Aug 28, 2015 20:37 IST
In a big relief to Sangrur police, Dayanand Medical College (DMC), Ludhiana, has certified that two brothers Satwinder Kumar and Sunil Kumar, residents of Sherpur village, who were injured in a shootout at Malerkotla on August 18, had not received any bullet injuries. According to the DMC report, the injuries on them were caused by glass splinters. The two were admitted to DMC, following the incident.
- Aug 27, 2015 22:04 IST
Patiala Municipal Corporation's (MC) failure to renew the contract for maintenance of traffic signals in last three months is not only creating problems for the commuters, but also for the traffic cops.
- Aug 26, 2015 22:09 IST
In a shocking incident, a 55-year-old man committed suicide by consuming poison after shooting down his son and two-year-old granddaughter with a revolver at Pritam Park locality, here on Wednesday afternoon
- Aug 26, 2015 21:01 IST
Tension prevailed in the city after 39 cows were found dead under the mysterious circumstances in a cowshed run by the municipal corporation, on Tuesday night.
- Aug 25, 2015 23:35 IST
About 1,136 farmers killed themselves in nine years since 2000 in the district, officials said on Tuesday, after being unable to pay debts owing to loss of crop.
- Aug 25, 2015 23:31 IST
The echo of police firing on two unarmed men at Malerkotla on August 18 refuses to fade into silence.
- Aug 25, 2015 11:54 IST
Over the past month, retail prices of onion have shot up almost three times from Rs 30 a kg in the last week of July to Rs 8085 per kg on Monday in Punjab and Haryana. Wholesale prices of onions has also trebled over the same period across the state, sparking protests.
- Aug 24, 2015 22:32 IST
For the second year running, families of farmers who committed suicide have launched a five-day protest outside the offices of the deputy commissioners in 12 districts in the state, mostly in the Malwa region to press the government to award them the lawful compensation that is their due waive their loans as well.
- Aug 24, 2015 22:30 IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is headed for a split in Punjab, as two of its four MPs, Harinder Singh Khalsa and Dr Dharamvira Gandhi, are going to skip its Rakhar Puniya conference at Baba Bakala for a volunteer meet organised by sacked Amritsar leader Dr Daljit Singh.
- Aug 24, 2015 22:14 IST
Over the past month, retail prices of onion have shot up almost three times from `30 a kg in the last week of July to `80-85 per kg on Monday in the city. Wholesale prices of onions has also trebled over the same period across the state.