Ludhiana deputy commissioner Rahul Tewari held a meeting with officials of various departments and issued directions on the flood control measures needed to be taken during the monsoon season in the district.
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) secretary Almuddin Saifi has landed in soup as the Basti Jodhewal police have booked him for extortion and abetment to suicide. Saifi and his two accomplices, Naseem Sirfata and Ahsan, were booked after a labourer died due to heart failure, following the alleged threats and demand of extortion money by the accused.
Factory workers under the banner of Textile-Hosiery Kamgar Union (THKU), Karkhana Mazdoor Union (KMU) and Naujawan Bharat Sabha (NBS) staged a protest in front of the deputy commissioner's office against increasing incidents of robbery and snatchings, and demanded more security for the workers.
To mark their protest against the Punjab government, members of the United Front of Punjab (UFP) cleaned cars parked at Zila Parishad Complex on Tuesday.
The local police on Monday claimed to have solved a recent burglary case at a house with the arrest of three juveniles. The accused are residents of Sanjay Gandhi Colony, and are aged between 15 and 17. The police produced the accused before the court that sent them to juvenile home on production remand.
Residents of the city are least bothered about following traffic rules and hardly want to learn about it, say students of Vmad (we making a difference) in their feedback to the traffic wing of the Ludhiana police commissionerate.
With many new services brought under the ambit of service tax this financial year, the central excise and service tax department geared up to achieve the increased revenue targets for the fiscal.
Volunteers of the Ludhiana wing of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday pledged that they would go to the people of the district spreading messages of Arvind Kejriwal to unite the common man, and would soon present a strong platform in Ludhiana.
Two unidentified persons allegedly stole some pictures and documents related to the Sikh massacres that reportedly took place in Haudh Chillar, Pataudi and Gurgaon of Haryana in 1984.
Taking steps to prevent outbreak of diseases following pre-monsoon rainfall in the city over the past few days, the health department commenced a drive against dengue and malaria on Sunday.
A part of a 60-year-old two-storey building collapsed following incessant rain in Islamganj area on late Saturday night. Though nobody was injured in the incident, the remaining building is posing a threat to area residents and passers-by.
All's not well for BJP councillor from ward number 29 Renu Sharma. A case was registered against Sharma, for allegedly submitting fake documents during the municipal corporation elections in June last year.
Things just don't seem to be getting better at government schools, as far as mid-day meals are concerned. As many as three samples of rice served in mid-day meal have failed laboratory tests and were found unfit for human consumption.
President of the district Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Praveen Bansal on Saturday said the FIR against Renu Sharma, councillor from ward number 29, and her husband Rajesh Sharma in connection with forging documents was a "conspiracy hatched jointly by police and her opponents."
Braving the rain, students turned up in huge numbers to buy prospectuses at Government SCD College for Boys on Saturday. More than 3,400 prospectus forms were purchased on day one of sale of admission forms.