• Road accident
    Feb 01, 2015 21:31 IST

    Over twenty five injured as tempo overturns on Bathinda-Dabwali road

    Over 25 people were injured when a tempo overturned on the Bathinda-Dabwali road near here on Sunday morning.

  • Hand pump-N
    Feb 01, 2015 20:37 IST

    Wastewater making pond water unfit for use in several Faridkot villages

    In almost all the villages of the district, wastewater, which is finding its way into the ponds, is polluting them and rendering the water in the ponds unfit for use of any type. With no proper sewerage system, filthy water in street channels ends up in the ponds.

  • Right to Information
    Feb 01, 2015 20:25 IST

    Faridkot Aam Aadmi Party worker and RTI activist attacked, seriously hurt

    A worker of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and right to information (RTI) activist, who had reportedly distributed some posters to generate awareness among residents of Jaitu in view of the ensuing municipal elections and had mentioned cases of corruption in the local municipal committee, was allegedly beaten up on Saturday night by a group of about 10 people.

  • Suicide
    Feb 01, 2015 20:15 IST

    Fardikot: Woman attempts suicide at Jaitu police station

    Mandeep Kaur, a resident of Surghuri village of Jaitu subdivision, tried to commit suicide inside the police station at Jaitu, after she was allegedly insulted by the police over a dispute in the village.

  • Ill-fated TATA Ace-N in which the victims were travelling.
    Jan 31, 2015 20:18 IST

    Three killed in road mishap on Moga-Jalandhar national highway

    Three people were killed in a road accident on the Moga-Jalandhar national highway near Kamaal Ke village under Dharamkot subdivision, 19 km from here on Saturday.

  • Punjab cabinet minister Sikander Singh Maluka-n
    Jan 31, 2015 20:04 IST

    Bhai Rupa villagers make Sikander Singh Maluka leave sangat darshan in a hurry

    Rural development and panchayat minister Sikander Singh Maluka, had to leave his sangat darshan programme, being held in a town near Bhai Rupa village, midway in a hurry on Saturday after he was informed that residents of the village were marching towards the venue of the programme.

  • Rajinder Kaur Bhattal, former Punjab chief minister. HT Photo
    Jan 31, 2015 19:44 IST

    Badal govt has failed to maintain fiscal discipline: Bhattal

    Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has said that the stalling of the Rs 400- crore aid, approved by the 13th finance commission under the state special plan to Punjab, by the union ministry of finance has come as a big rap for the SAD-BJP government in the state.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Jan 30, 2015 21:51 IST

    Man held for cheating, claims close association with Harsimrat Badal

    The district police have arrested a man for cheating people on the pretext of assuring them jobs in different departments by claiming close association with union food processing industry minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

  •  Army soldiers
    Jan 30, 2015 21:42 IST

    Army adopts three Fazilka villages for development

    The Fazilka Brigade of the Army adopted three villages of Fazilka district for development on the occasion of the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Friday.

  • Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal-N
    Jan 30, 2015 21:11 IST

    CM orders inquiry into missing of urea trucks

    Taking note of the 22 trucks of urea missing from Muktsar area, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and union minister for food processing industries and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal have told the Muktsar SSP to investigate the case and act against the accused.

  • Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann-n
    Jan 29, 2015 21:43 IST

    CM Badal insulting PM's Adrash gram Yojna: AAP MP Bhagwant Mann

    Reacting to chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's statement that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP from Sangrur Bhagwant Mann cannot bring any development in the village he has adopted under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, Bhagwant Mann said that the chief minister has actually 'insulted' the scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • CM Parkash Singh Badal-N
    Jan 29, 2015 21:30 IST

    I am an elected CM, Cong can't stop me from holding sangat darshan: Badal

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal said here on Thursday that leaders of the other parties cannot stop him from holding sangat darshan programmes and spending money for the development and welfare of the people.

  • Fire
    Jan 29, 2015 21:24 IST

    Health department failed to refilled fire extinguishers equipments

    It is mandatory to have fire extinguishers in working order in structures like hospitals, hotels and shopping malls, but the fire extinguishers installed at some places at the Dr Mathura Dass Pahwa civil hospital here have become redundant as they have not been refilled for a long time. They are just an equipment hanging on the walls but cannot be of any use in case of a fire in the hospital premises.

  • Rupee notes
    Jan 28, 2015 22:03 IST

    National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme workers awaite wages for months

    Thousands of workers, who had worked under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) last year, have been waiting for their wages for the past many months. The district administration, reportedly, owes about Rs 5.76 crore to them.

  • Crimes against women
    Jan 28, 2015 22:26 IST

    Minor girl from Jharkhand 'sold' for Rs 1 lakh to a 50-year-old

    A 15-year-old minor girl from Jharkhand was allegedly sold for Rs 1 lakh to a 50-year-old man in Kharoda village of Moonak subdivision of the district. The victim has been identified as a resident of Headgoa village of Khuti district of Jharkhand.