- Jul 03, 2015 19:59 IST
Normally vocal and cornering the ruling SAD-BJP in General House meetings of the municipal corporation (MC), Congress councillors chose to stay silent throughout the meeting on Friday by putting black bands around their mouth in protest.
- Jul 03, 2015 19:39 IST
Taking a dig at the ongoing mass contact programme of former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh, Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal on Friday termed it as a theatrical move to befool the people.
- Jul 03, 2015 19:39 IST
Launched with an aim to give a fillip to the tourism industry in Amritsar, the Punjab government’s ambitious project — Urban Haat and Amritsar Heritage Hotel — at the heritage building of Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital is hanging fire even after one and half years.
- Jul 02, 2015 21:02 IST
As Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh takes on the state government projecting himself as the next CM candidate, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday took a jibe at him, saying, "This is his old habit and you never know when he again fades away for six months."
- Jul 02, 2015 20:04 IST
Amritsar MP Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday accused CM Parkash Singh Badal, deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal, and revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia of promoting drugs and promised that "they'll pay for their sins once my next government is formed in the state".
- Jul 01, 2015 23:29 IST
The high-voltage retreat ceremony along the India-Pakistan border got a Bollywood flavour on Wednesday, with thousands of tourists being welcomed by the voice of superstar Amitabh Bachchan.
- Jun 30, 2015 23:22 IST
After a location for the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Amritsar, was finalised near Manawala a few days ago, it has now been announced that the classes will begin from July-end.
- Jun 30, 2015 22:47 IST
Lauding the recognition granted by the Bangladesh government to the Anand Marriage Act, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh called upon the government of India to follow suit.
- Jun 30, 2015 20:19 IST
Close on the heels of the incident in which a BJP leader’s Toyota Innova was snatched at gunpoint a few days back, three armed men targeted the Mitsubishi Pajero of a local Akali leader in a similar fashion at the posh Ranjit Avenue locality on Tuesday and fled with the vehicle.
- Jun 30, 2015 15:30 IST
Back to back incidents of car snatchings have exposed the police working in the city. Even as police is yet to trace the Innova car of a BJP leader snatched on gunpoint by armed accused few days back; three armed suspects again made a strike to speed away with SUV Pajero Sports from the posh Ranjit Avenue area on Gun point this morning.
- Jun 30, 2015 10:30 IST
Accusing a Tarn Taran resident of duping her and sexually exploiting her after promising marriage, a Polish woman has approached the city police.
- Jun 29, 2015 23:34 IST
A woman identified as Hardeep Kaur (50), a resident of Batala, while as many as seven persons were injured, three of them very seriously, in a collision between two cars-one going from Batala to Amritsar and another moving towards New Amritsar from Amritsar. The accident took place near the bridge at Vallah crossing as both the cars allegedly lost control as stray dogs came in their way and also due to the road rendered slippery due to Monday’s showers.
- Jun 29, 2015 22:37 IST
Even as two weeks have passed since local Akali leader Mukhjit Singh Mukha was killed in police encounter on the outskirts of the city, the special investigating team (SIT) is yet to submit its report in the case.
- Jun 28, 2015 20:43 IST
: A day after a Zambian woman, Twala Keltha (30), who was handed over by Pakistan in a semi-conscious state, died at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital here, the district administration has asked the Union government for a no-objection certificate to go ahead with autopsy to know the cause.
- Jun 28, 2015 20:37 IST
New fields are going to open for physical education students, as their course is being given a makeover. A three-day national orientation workshop of National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) was inaugurated at Khalsa College for Education on Saturday; and on Sunday, HT spotted council chairman Santosh Panda at the event and talked to him about the workshop's objective and plans to promote physical education in the country.