- Jun 30, 2015 19:21 IST
Citing past history of gang wars in Moga as danger to their lives, more than 50 leaders of various political parties in the district have submitted their applications for seeking security at the offices of higher Punjab police officials in Chandigarh.
- Jun 30, 2015 09:26 IST
The Bajrang Dal, on Monday, demanded a ban on the exhibition of Sunny Deol-starred movie 'Mohalla Assi', alleging that the film hurts religious sentiments of the Hindus. Dal convener Neelmani Samadhiya alleged that in the movie, Hindu deity Lord Shiva has been depicted in an incredulous manner.
- Jun 29, 2015 18:59 IST
A 27-year-old married man was allegedly murdered with a sharp-edged weapon by some unidentified people at Smadh Bhai village under Baghapurana subdivision, 30 kilometres from the district headquarters here on Monday.
- Jun 29, 2015 18:44 IST
People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Singh Badal on Monday said the entire system of primary health centres across the state has collapsed under the Parkash Singh Badal-led government, even as people from the rural areas in Punjab have been suffering from cancer and hepatitis-C for the last several years.
- Jun 28, 2015 23:55 IST
Accusing Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal of misleading people on the problem of drug abuse in the state, People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) president Manpreet Singh Badal has challenged him to say on oath in Harmandar Sahib that he didn’t distribute heroin and smack in the Bathinda parliamentary seat campaign of his daughter-in-law, Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
- Jun 28, 2015 15:10 IST
A suspected drug addict allegedly strangulated his wife to death at their residence here, police said on Sunday. Accused Nirmal Singh (30) was arrested on charges of killing his wife Raj Rani (25) last night, police said. The accused fled from the spot after committing the crime, but police nabbed him from a secluded place here where he sought refuge.
- Jun 27, 2015 20:39 IST
The district police have booked a man for allegedly strangulating her wife at Mehmewala village in this district on Saturday evening. Police officials said that the deceased has been identified as Rajdeep Kaur (25). The deceased's woman is survived by hes two children of 4 and 6 year old.
- Jun 27, 2015 20:36 IST
Hundreds of residents of ten villages in the district had spent money from their own pockets one year ago to build a temporary bridge on the Langeana drain for connecting Lande and Demru villages under Baghapurana subdivision, 45 kilometres from the district headquarters, but the bridge collapsed and was washed away due to heavy rain on Thursday.
- Jun 26, 2015 19:23 IST
The police have arrested three people for the murder of a man in Narsingh Colony near Doomwali on the Bathinda-Dabwali road under Sangat police station. The arrested have been identified as Rajinder Sharma and Deepak, residents of the same locality, and Amit Kumar from Dabwali in Haryana.
- Jun 25, 2015 21:10 IST
Badal village always gets preference for anything. Whether it is the State Institute of Nursing, veterinary hospital, multi-sports stadium, civil hospital, power-cum-rest houses, fruit processing units, the four-laned road or plantation of trees, the administration does its best to make every project successful in chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's village, but, this de-addiction centre, which was opened last year, has proved a failure.
- Jun 25, 2015 20:39 IST
Fateh Singh, 34, a resident of Gill village under Baghapurana subdivision in the district, said that when the anti-drug campaign was started in Punjab and some social workers came to his house to motivate him against drugs. He acted upon their advice and became normal.
- Jun 25, 2015 20:30 IST
A private bus was damaged while some cops suffered injuries after angry villagers allegedly resorted to pelting stones on a private bus in Tapali village near here on Thursday.
- Jun 24, 2015 23:52 IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana on Wednesday made major shake-up in the health and medical education sector, shifting two top officials and divesting an officer handling these departments in the chief minister's office (CMO) of their charge.
- Jun 24, 2015 23:34 IST
After the Maggi noodles controversy, Nestle India has now stopped selling milk in Moga, where it was supplying "high quality" milk at Rs 64 a litre. The supply was discontinued two days back. Nestle had started the "city milk supply" about a decade ago in Moga, promising chemical-free milk in pouches.
- Jun 24, 2015 19:06 IST
Thousands of students of government primary and secondary schools here have been drinking unsafe water, mostly from the hand pumps installed on the school premises, for years.