• Senior citizen crime
    Aug 31, 2015 10:24 IST

    Muktsar youth shot dead, three of family booked

    The Muktsar police have registered a case against three members of a family from Rupana village on charges of murder of Amaritpal Singh (25), a residnet of Muktsar town.

  • Punjab cabinet minister Sikander Singh Maluka-n
    Aug 30, 2015 23:06 IST

    War of words between SAD, Cong over false cases in Rampura Phul

    The war of words between the Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in the Rampura Phul assembly segment over their respective party men allegedly being falsely implicated by the police escalated on Sunday with both parties holding protest rallies at Bhagta in this district.

  • harsimrat kaur badal
    Aug 30, 2015 22:16 IST

    AAP a pack of liars, full of contradictions: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

    Union minister for food processing industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday termed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a pack of liars and a party full of contradictions.

  • Capt Amarinder Singh
    Aug 30, 2015 20:37 IST

    Badals made Punjab economically, socially bankrupt, says Amarinder

    Former chief minister and deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday blamed the Shiromani Akali Dal Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) government for the sorry state of industries, agriculture and economy in Punjab

  • Sisters of jail inmates waiting outside a jail on Raksha Bandhan in Bathinda
    Aug 29, 2015 20:47 IST

    Bathinda: Mayor, women visitors face embarrassment at central jail

    Mayor Balwant Rai Nath and commoners had to face embarrassment at the central jail here because of the mismanagement by jail authorities on the occasion of the festival of Raksha Bandhan.

  • Medical Insurance
    Aug 29, 2015 12:30 IST

    Para-Medical Council in Mohali not recognised by govt: DRME

    The director of research and medical education (DRME), Punjab, has issued a notice stating that the Para Medial Council (Punjab), running from SAS Nagar, is not recognised by the Punjab government and the state government has also not constituted any para medical council or registered any so far.

  • Parkash singh badal.HT/photo
    Aug 28, 2015 20:47 IST

    CM Badal invites Union minister to lay foundation stone of AIIMS

    In an attempt to woo coalition partner BJP, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday invited Union health minister JP Nadda to lay the foundation stone of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Bathinda.

  • Drugs-n
    Aug 28, 2015 20:30 IST

    Heroin worth Rs 7 crore seized in Moga; four arrested

    The district police claimed to have arrested four notorious drug smugglers with 1.5 kg heroin from various places on Friday. Four vehicles also were impounded in this connection. According to the police, the contraband is worth Rs 7 crore in the international market.

  • Members of the desert safari at Asafwala memorial in Fazilka.
    Aug 27, 2015 21:11 IST

    Army's desert safari to pays tributes to martyrs of Indo-Pak war

    To commemorate the Golden Jubilee of 1965 Indo-Pak war, a desert safari undertaken by Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) based Strike 1 on behalf of the Sapta Shakti Command, arrived at Fazilka on Thursday and paid tributes to the martyrs at the Asafwala memorial.

  • Union cabinet minister Harsimrat Badal. HT Photo.
    Aug 27, 2015 20:55 IST

    Harsimrat announces two textile skill development centres in region

    At a time when the cotton crop is facing the whitefly attack, Union minister for food processing and member of Parliament from Bathinda Harsimrat Kaur has announced the setting up two textile skill development centres in Bathinda and Mansa districts.

  • Bharti Kissan Union
    Aug 26, 2015 22:29 IST

    BKU-led farmers' protest fails to garner sympathy from local residents

    Though the farmers' protest, led by Bharti Kisan Union (Ekta-Ugrahan), entered the third day here on Wednesday, it failed to garner any sympathy or support from the local residents and the shopkeepers, residing along the deputy commissioner complex road.

  • Whitefly
    Aug 26, 2015 21:43 IST

    Quality of govt recommended subsidised pesticides under scanner

    With farmers in the cotton growing belt reeling from the attack of whitefly pest on their standing crop, the quality and effectiveness of insecticides and pesticides proposed by the government has also come under the scanner with farmers dubbing the pesticide as useless.

  • exercise
    Aug 26, 2015 12:44 IST

    50% BDS second-year students flunk exams

    Nearly 50% students of the second year of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from 8 private and 3 government dental colleges across the state failed to clear the examination in one go held in May and June 2015.

  • Farmers
    Aug 25, 2015 23:07 IST

    Male farmers cook and serve food to women as protest enters second day

    As the farmers' protest for demanding increase in the compensation to the families of suicide victims and loan waiver entered the second day on Tuesday, farmers seem have taken up another challenge of fighting for women's rights and social justice as well.

  • lawyers protest
    Aug 25, 2015 21:10 IST

    Bathinda lawyers' strike continues, no sign of early end to impasse

    As members of the Bathinda district bar association (BDBA) continued their boycott of courts for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday, there are hardly any signs of the strike coming to an early end.