In a special drive against pressure horns in vehicles, the district police have challaned 777 vehicles and removed pressure horns from them in the district in the past two days.
A 12-year-old girl has accused her father of sexually exploiting her in Moonak sub-division of the district. The police have started investigation to arrest the accused.
Calling unemployment as the biggest challenge in Punjab, Congress MLA from Dhuri assembly segment Arvind Khanna on Monday slammed the state government for its failure to generate jobs for the youths.
Accusing Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal of misleading the people by making false claims of development, the district unit of the Congress on Monday held a protest in the city.
Sarpanch of Chandon village of Moonak sub-division of the district Mewa Ram died in a road accident near Moonak on Monday.
The excise and taxation department shut down more than 25 liquor vends, belonging to Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLA from Faridkot Deep Malhotra; Congress MLA from Samrala Amrik Singh Dhillon; and other influential businessmen, due to the non-payment of licence fee.
Seven members of the family and the driver of the taxi died in road accident on Delhi-Sangrur road, early Monday morning here. Malerkotla based Nand Lal, alog with his wife; two sisters, two brothers-in-law and nephew were going to Delhi.
The district health department kicked-off its three-day special migratory pulse polio campaign here on Sunday. Under this campaign, the department will administer polio drops to children of migratory labourers, in the age group of 0-5 years.
Following the state's government's decision to hold the municipal council elections in the state in January, leaders of all political parties have swung into action to ensure their victory in the civic polls.
Congress member of legislative assembly (MLA) from Dhuri assembly constituency Arvind Khanna on Sunday slammed the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party government for imposing a hike in the Value Added Tax (VAT) on diesel.
A local court, on Friday, sent top Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF) terrorist Ramandeep Singh alias Goldy to five-day police remand. The police had, however, eight-day remand for him.
The Bilaspur police (CID wing) nabbed two Patiala residents with 2.566kg charas near the bus stand area of the town on Friday.
The Government Rajindra Medical College and Hospital here is likely to get a grant of Rs 60 crore from the Union government by the end of this year.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and member of Parliament (MP) from Sangrur Bhagwant Mann on Thursday decided to adopt Benra village of Dhuri assembly segment under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojna launched by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi.
The department of public administration, Punjabi University, Patiala, held a national seminar on 'Ethics in governance' on its campus on Thursday.