BJP councillor accuses SAD-run MC of ignoring development in his ward.At a time when Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders are trying to bring their coalition back on the track, BJP councillors here have accused the SAD-run municipal corporation of ignoring development in their wards.
Finding that the funds received under the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) are not enough for the development projects in the constituency, Aam Aadmi Party MP from Sangrur Bhagwant Mann is now planning to seek the help of union ministries and the World Bank to bring more funds for developmental projects in his constituency.
A 50-year-old man was killed on Friday, when the motorcycle he was travelling by, was hit by another vehicle. The victim has been identified as Amrik Singh, a resident of Talania village.
The district police have booked the management of a private school for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of the Valmiki community.
The Patiala administration has made all arrangements to deal with any fires on Diwali as it has put its medical and fire brigade teams on alert.
With everyone busy in celebrating Diwali and having a good time with their families, many farmers will have to spend their Diwali night in grain markets across the state to sell their paddy crop.
Five days after Sangrur sub divisional magistrate (SDM) Anita Darshi had asked owners of two sweet shops to destroy two quintals of sweets after a surprise visit to their unhygienic kitchens, three out of the four samples collected during the raids cleared the test.
A 22-year-old student of Mata Gujari college, Gurvinder Singh, a resident of Raipur Arya village here, was killed in an accident on Monday.
In a bid to curb incidents of stalking and teasing of women and chain snatchings in the city, the district police have started patrolling by women cops at various public places.
At a time when the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is reportedly working hard to improve its image, the agency's former director Joginder Singh has termed it a 'puppet' in the hands of the union government.
The district police have found a new way to deal with the rising crime in the district by installing CCTV cameras on all important locations of the towns in the district with the help of the people.
Deputy commissioner Varun Roojam, on Monday, called for blue revolution to make farming a more lucrative business.
Permanent Lok Adalat (PLA) has given major relief of Rs 37,491 to a resident of Mandi Gobindgarh by quashing charges against him levelled by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL). The PSPCL had directed the petitioner to pay charges for power theft and for tampering with the electricity meter.
The district unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) welcomed the party's victory in Haryana and Maharasthra by bursting crackers, distributing sweets and raising slogans in favour of the party here.
At least 30 passengers were injured after a PRTC bus went off the road and turned turtle as a school van, trying to overtake a tractor-trolley, partially collided with the bus on the Patiala-Sangrur road near Shakhupura village in the district. The school van, which was empty, escaped undamaged. However, the van driver suffered minor injuries.