Bhartiya Janta Party workers will hold protests and come out on roads to vent their anger against the ongoing corruption and scams in UPA government.
Tucked away in one of the many non-descript, dusty bylanes of Sherpur, there are about 20 persons who cook food for 35,000 government school students in the district every morning.
A big chunk of money used in various election campaigns comes from narcotics trade, said former Punjab director general of police (DGP) Shashi Kant here on Friday.
Pilgrims who wanted to go for the Amarnath Yatra are feeling the pinch, with the hike in price for the medical examination. The medical examination which was earlier being conducted at Rs.
50 at various government hospitals was raised to Rs.
200, earlier this week.
Enforcement-directorate teams from Chandigarh and Delhi raided two money exchangers in Ludhiana and Jagraon on Thursday and confiscated Rs. 66 lakh and dollars worth Rs. 18 lakh in suspected hawala cash.
Not even a single student has been admitted to classes 6, 7 and 8 at Government High School, Khud Mohalla, Block 2-B, here this session. Reason? The school doesn't have enough teachers to cater to more students. Notably, there is no other co-educational government school in a 3-km radius.
The Division 7 police have arrested three members of a family for beating a driver, Harjinder Singh alias Pintu (45), to death in Kishor Nagar area on Wednesday evening. One of the accused is still at large. Pintu allegedly passed indecent remarks on one of the women of the family, following which he was thrashed.
There is good news for small commercial establishments on Ferozepur road as the Punjab and Harayana high court has ordered that vehicles can be parked by the visitors in front of the shops for up to 15 minutes. Parking of vehicles on service lanes had been completely banned by the high court recently, leading to widespread outrage among the shopkeepers.
MD Bhatt School located in Maharana Pratap Nagar was vandalised and the family of the school's owner was assaulted, when angry miscreants protested against the authorities on Wednesday morning.
Following the recent zila parishad and block samiti elections, a Congress supporter allegedly killed his friend, a SAD supporter, for not voting for the Congress candidate.Both were having drinks on Tuesday evening when they had an altercation.
The Ludhiana (rural) police claim to have solved the triple murder of NRI Shingara Singh (70) of Abbuwal village of Sudhar, his wife Manjit Kaur (65) and sister-in-law Surjit Kaur (55) with the arrest of 21-year-old Akash Kumar of the same village.
Progressive farm woman Karamjeet K Danewalia, alias, Kinnow Queen, from Danewala village of Fazilka district in Punjab has been appointed as non-official member of the management board of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) for a term of three years as informed by a release on Wednesday.
With the rise in unscheduled power cuts, government schools in the district have started using generators to ensure students do not face inconvenience in the sultry weather.
Robbers decamp with Rs. 4 lakh after killing mother, daughter in Ludhiana
With a view to checking the increasing number of theft cases of Edusat equipment from government schools, Punjab director general school education (DGSE) Kahan Singh Pannu has asked the district education officers (secondary) to conduct inquiry into such theft cases.