With union information and broadcasting minister and sitting member of parliament's Manish Tewari stepping into the fray for Lok Sabha elections, the disillusionment of the Congress workers and leaders has been replaced with enthusiasm.
In a bizarre incident, a couple left behind a dead newborn at the Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) on Friday.
In what could bring relief to consumers complaining about defective meters leading to inflated bills, the Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has approved six private companies to test energy meters of consumers in Ludhiana.
In another hit-and-run incident, a 41-year-old head constable, deputed with the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) staff-1, was killed after a speeding sports utility vehicle (SUV) hit him on Ferozepur Road outside the mini-secretariat on Friday night.
With a view to garnering support from the electorate of Ludhiana for SAD-BJP candidate Manpreet Singh Ayali at a well-attended rally organised here on Friday, SAD president and deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal acknowledged the young Akali contender as the best bet from Ludhiana.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked the schools affiliated with the board to send a feedback on introduction of open text-based assessment (OTBA).
To strengthen the process of dealing with public's complaints, the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation launched a toll-free helpline number 1800-1800-024 on Friday. Now, by calling at this number, residents can register their complaints, besides getting information regarding services being provided by MC.
The Dugri police on Thursday booked a 30-year-old man for raping the tenant.
A 22-year-old man was reportedly found hanging from a ceiling fan in his room in Kashmir Nagar area here on Thursday night.
Reflecting the increasing crime in the city, two motorcycle-borne men allegedly stabbed to death a 25-year-old man after he resisted their move to rob him in Salem Tabri on late Wednesday night.
A study conducted by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) has brought to light the “serious threat” posed by heavy imports of cycle parts from China to India owing to the free trade agreements (FTAs) under the South Asia Free Trade Agreement (Safta).
A non-resident Indian (NRI) living in Canada has accused four persons of grabbing his land and selling it further by forging the documents of the property, at Daad village in Ludhiana.
Harvinder Singh Phoolka, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Ludhiana, on Wednesday dismissed speculation about seeking to contest from Chandigarh. He claimed that his opponents were behind the rumours as they were developing cold feet due to the AAP’s growing popularity in Ludhiana. “I joined the AAP to contest the elections only from Ludhiana as I have always considered it my home,” Phoolka said.
Following an altercation, miscreants cut off the hand of a bar owner at Shimlapuri here on Tuesday night. They also hurt his friend.The Shimlapuri police have registered a case of attempt to murder against the accused and nabbed six of them. Manjeet Kumar, owner of the bar.
Despite the state government issuing notification of the Prohibition of Manual Scavenging Act recently, sewer men are still being forced to work in hazardous conditions as the municipal corporation (MC) has failed to provide them safety kits.