• Pet dog
    Feb 28, 2015 22:22 IST

    First dog show in Bathinda on Sunday

    A dog show will be held at the sports stadium of GND thermal plant here on Sunday for the first time. Dogs of all breeds from the country and abroad can be brought for participation in the show. The show is being organised by the Bathinda Kennel Club.

  • Tota Singh-N
    Feb 28, 2015 10:47 IST

    Akali vs Akali locked in tug-of-war in Moga

    After registering an impressive victory in the municipal corporation elections in Moga by winning 24 wards out of 50, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is now fighting another political battle within the party.

  • Punjab BJP Kamal Sharma
    Feb 27, 2015 21:54 IST

    Congress reduced to drawing room politics: Kamal Sharma

    The defeat of the Congress at the hands of SAD-BJP nominees in the elections to municipal councils, corporations and nagar panchayats has proved that the Congress has now been reduced to mere 'drawing room politics' and lost its grip among the electorate not only at the Centre but in Punjab too.

  • Budget
    Feb 27, 2015 21:49 IST

    Citizens wish list for budget

    I hope the budget is in favour of the common man and no new taxes are imposed. The budget should also be favourable to the agriculture sector and should provide relief to the farmers. Subsidies should go to the benefit of the farmers and not of the middlemen.

  • Congress workers celebrating the victory of Congress candidate Kamlesh Grover in Jalandhar. Pardeep Pandit/HT
    Feb 26, 2015 20:08 IST

    SAD-BJP alliance bags 32 out of 50 seats in Moga corporation polls

    The SAD-BJP alliance has made its mark in the first-ever Moga municipal corporation elections held on February 22 and bagged 32 out of 50 seats while the Congress performed badly by winning a single seat only. The SAD bagged 24 seats, BJP eight while 17 seats went to Independents and one to the Congress.

  • Farmer
    Feb 26, 2015 19:48 IST

    Muktsar farmers cut down excessive use of DAP in paddy, save Rs 26 crore

    By stopping and bringing down the excessive use of diammonium phosphate during the Kharif season, farmers in Muktsar have saved about Rs 24 crore.

  • Broccoli
    Feb 26, 2015 19:30 IST

    Fight against cancer: Cultivation of broccoli to be promoted in Punjab

    The worldwide organisation, World Cancer Care (WCC), will help promote the cultivation of broccoli, an edible green plant in the cabbage family, with the help of Punjab agriculture department, to fight the spread of cancer in the state.

  • Feb 26, 2015 12:56 IST

    MC polls: SAD-BJP wins 29 seats

    The SAD-BJP alliance here on Thursday won 29 from total of 50 seats in municipal corporation polls. Congress won 10 while Independents bagged 11 seats.

  • Holi-N, comes early for supporters of a winning candidate
    Feb 26, 2015 09:10 IST

    In Malwa, tough fight by Independents

    The SAD and BJP won most of the councils and nagar panchayats in Malwa region, though after facing some stiff competition from Independents. In traditional Akali bastions like Bathinda, Mansa and Muktsar, the alliance barely managed to get majority.

  • union budget papers
    Feb 25, 2015 21:23 IST

    Citizens wish list on union budget

    Citizens wish list on union budget

    Feb 25, 2015 21:12 IST

    Clean sweep for SAD-BJP alliance in Kot-Ise-Khan

    With the SAD-BJP alliance making a clean sweep in the Kot-Ise-Khan municipal election in the district under the supervision of Punjab agriculture minister Jathedar Tota Singh, who is also MLA from this area, the Congress here has been completely wiped out. All 13 seats of the municipal council have been bagged by the alliance.

  • Rape
    Feb 24, 2015 22:35 IST

    8-yr-old raped, murdered

    An eight-year-old girl from Mour village under the sadar police station, Kotkpaura, was allegedly kidnapped, raped and murdered. Her body was found in a field on Tuesday morning.

    Feb 24, 2015 20:13 IST

    20 independents in the fray may disturb SAD-BJP combine calculations in Fazilka

    Despite four party rebels in the fray in the Fazilka municipal council polls, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance stands united and appeared to be at an edge over a divided Congress, but 20 nominees of gangster-turned-politician Jaswinder Singh Rocky contesting polls as independents might upset the outcome of the polls and harm the prospects of the SAD. Rocky had supported the SAD-BJP nominee during the last Lok Sabha election at Fazilka.

  • A whole new meaning to a BJP visionary
    Feb 23, 2015 23:12 IST

    Bathinda: Seven booked for 'attack' on BJP worker

    Police have booked seven persons in connection with the alleged attack on BJP worker Munish Pandi during polling for the municipal corporation elections here on Sunday.

  • Congress
    Feb 23, 2015 21:16 IST

    Congress worried about security of polling booths in Mansa district

    Though the district administration and the police have taken steps to ensure a fair and peaceful polling for the civic body polls in the district on Wednesday, yet the Congress has expressed doubts over the security at polling booths and fears that violence may occur.