Members of Muthada Kalan panchayat in Phillaur subdivision of the district claimed they were unable to evict an alleged encroacher on the village land owing to pressure from the ruling party (SAD) and the district administration.
Ocean World, an ambitious aquarium-cum-food court slated to come up in the city, seems to be a distant reality now as there are no signs of starting the project in the near future. The project, envisaged as a first-of its-kind third-generation project on public private partnership (PPP) basis in 2012, was awarded to a company at rs 30 crore and it was to conclude within two years.
Random firing by a group of drunken youths during jago celebrations on Monday night killed a 22-year-old youth at Kothe Jattan village, 20 kilometres from here.
Aided colleges of three universities in the state on Monday boycotted the semester examination as a mark of protest against the Punjab government’s move of not releasing grant-in-aid.
Residents of at least three villages around the Jamsher dairy complex are living a miserable life, with no proper drainage system for the waste released by hundreds of dairy units.
With the district administration directing all gas agencies to inform LPG consumers to submit Aadhaar numbers to receive subsidy in their accounts under the Modified Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (MDBTL), people here are in a fix yet again.
Even after being declared a smoke-free district in February this year, Jalandhar has failed to live up to the reputation with the health department not able to enforce the ban on smoking at public places strictly.
More than 200 teachers, including 150 women, were arrested on Saturday after the local police foiled a state-level protest march by the Sikhya Providers Union in the city.
Four matches of the World Cup Kabaddi which were to be played in the outdoor stadium here on Sunday were abandoned due to persistent rain. The decision to call off the matches was taken early morning following a heavy downpour.
Electronic equipment, including 26 computers, furniture and other valuables worth Rs. 80 lakh were burnt on Saturday in a fire that broke out in the main branch of State Bank of India at Civil Lines area of the city.
Even after three months when the vice-chancellor (VC) left the varsity, the much-publicised and maiden DAV University, Jalandhar, has been running without a regular VC.
The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Punjab, has decided to conduct a survey to identify out-of-school children and primary school dropouts to give them a chance to enroll in schools again and prepare a report in this regard.
Even as the police are yet to arrest a leading builder and his son who were booked for fraud on the complaint of Silver Oak Apartments residents recently, more discrepancies have came to the fore in the case with the civic body having passed unauthorised deviations in the original plan.
15 months after their notification in August 2013, the sub-divisional grievance redressal committees in the state are yet to be constituted.
A 17-year-old girl, resident of Kanjli village, was allegedly raped by her uncle on Wednesday, when she had gone to her aunt's house at Dongrawala village.